Dogs at Animal Charity got to roam Boardman Park and enjoy the sunshine on Saturday.
It’s all part of the 5th Annual “Dogs Day Out,” which takes places twice a year.
Animal Charity staff, board members and volunteers spent four hours in the park with the four-legged friends to just let them relax and play outside.
While the dogs were on their field trip, volunteers back at Animal Charity did a little cleaning.
“I wish more people would get involved with it, it’s very rewarding,” said Tina Ryan, a volunteer from Poland. “I know it seems at first like it might be a hard thing to go and see, but it is so rewarding to know that you’ve made a difference.”
“I love animals. I like to get involved help them out,” said Sammy Sorice, a 15-year-old volunteer from Canfield. “It’s fun just to walk around with them.”
Animal Charity is also taking care of the dog that was found at the scene of Thursday’s double fatality on Interstate 76.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol said a family was on their way back to New York when the driver lost control of the SUV he was driving and went into the median where it rolled over several times before ending hitting a semi –truck in the westbound lanes.
Three passengers, including two children, were ejected from the vehicle.
The children, two-year-old Paris Crumpton and 7-year-old Pedro Crumpton were pronounced dead at the scene.
The children’s mother, Shakia Crumpton, is expected to make a full recovery. The driver, Rashon Crumpton is in a medically induced coma.
A puppy was found at the scene of the crash. A local veterinarian checked out the dog and said that it was shaken up, but would be fine.
Investigators said it doesn’t appear the passengers were wearing seatbelts.