(William Cooley | @Wcooley1980)
Katy Stoughtenger, a SIU alumna from Carbondale, and Lady, a mixed-breed rescue dog from the St. Francis CARE Animal Shelter in Murphysboro, share a moment while playing Sunday morning at the university’s Stehr Field.
Stoughtenger and Lady visited the field with Sawyer Schrader, a graduate student from Sterling studying engineering, and Lady’s companion Bennie, Stoughtenger’s 3-year-old boxer.
“There are no good dog parks in Carbondale that are open to the public,” Schrader said. “Since this used to be a dog park, it’s nice. It’s open, fenced in and we keep it clean. It’s great.”
Staff photographer William Cooley can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter at @wcooley1980.
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