Locals got to run with their dogs this Saturday at The Dachshund Races.

The race benefits People Assisting Animal Control, with free spay and neutering.

The organization says it is important to have events like this in order to take care of pet over population.

The race was hosted by The Corpus Christi Young Lawyers Association.

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