GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) -- There's now an app that can turn a walk with your dog into a charitable donation.
It's done through an app called WoofTrax, similar to Map My Run.
You select the animal shelter closest to you and start your walk. WoofTrax then maps your distance.
The app has donation periods, and based on how many people in your area are using it, funds will be divided among the shelters and rescues with the most usage on the app.
"It's nice knowing there's funding going into those places to help keep [the animals] fed, and makes them adaptable and gets them out of the shelter,” said dog owner, Kate Diamond, who has used the app.
The app is free, and local shelters are listed on it.
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