IACS gets $10K grant for dog 'play groups'

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INDIANAPOLIS — Indy's Animal Care Services is trying something new to keep its dogs active and happy.

The shelter just received a $10,000 grant from Dogs Playing for Life to create play groups for pooches.

This will let dogs get out and stretch their legs one to two times a week and socialize with other dogs before finding their forever homes.

MORE: IACS overcrowded, offering $5 adoptions all month long

Plus, today is National Rescue Dog Day!

So, if you're interested in adopting, Indy's shelter has a $5 deal the rest of the month. It includes vaccines, spay/neuter and micro-chipping.