Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog

Saturday, September 24, 2022

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Welcome to the Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog 5k Fun Run/Walk

The student-run Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog is a 5k run/walk that attracts faculty, staff, students, alumni, the local community, and their dogs. Check-in will begin at 7:00 a.m. with the race starting at 8:00 a.m. from Lynn Hall and routing through campus on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Proceeds will go to the PetSafe Program and Priority 4 Paws. PetSafe is a community service offered by Purdue Veterinary Medicine to meet the short-term housing needs of pets whose owners are temporarily unable to provide care. Priority 4 Paws (P4P) is a shelter animal mobile care unit providing surgical services free-of-charge to Indiana animal shelters. Visit the race registration website to register today!

Once again, the Dog Jog is partnering with area shelters to have adoptable dogs running in the race! There will be booths at the finish line to provide information about adoptions. Come run with us and find your new furry friend. All these dogs are looking for forever homes.

Human Registration: $30

Human + Dog Registration: $35 

Registration includes:

  • Race Bib
  • Participant T-Shirt*
  • Finisher Medal
  • Dog Bandana (for Human + Dog registrants)

*Register by Monday, September 5, to guarantee a t-shirt. Registrations received after this date will receive a t-shirt upon availability.

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Location:  625 Harrison Street, Lynn Hall, West Lafayette, IN

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2022 

Check-in Time: 7:00 a.m.

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.

Contact:  purduedogjog@gmail.com


About the Dog Jog

The Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog is named in honor of Dr. Horace (Skip) Jackson, Purdue Veterinary Medicine professor emeritus of veterinary physiology and biochemistry, and is one of the longest-running traditions of the Purdue Veterinary Conference.

The 2022 Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog is sponsored in part by AVMA | LIFE, Banfield Pet Hospital, Drs. Susan and Craig Wardrip, Elanco, Fleet Feet West Lafayette, McAfee Animal Hospital, Purina, and SAVMA Purdue.

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*Disclaimer: All dogs are to remain on leash and are expected to be up-to-date with all vaccines. The organization has the right to ask participants to leave with his/her dog if signs of aggression are displayed.*

Join the Jog, Make a Difference!

Become a Dog Jog Sponsor

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2022 Sponsor Levels

  • Diamond Level: $1,000
  • Gold  Level: $500
  • Silver  Level: $250
  • Bronze  Level: $100

Make a check payable to "SAVMA" and mail it to:

Purdue Veterinary Medicine Student Services Center
Attn: Jamie Richards
625 Harrison Street
West Lafayette, IN 47907

Please email compnay logos to:  purduedogjog@gmail.com

Thank you for your support!

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Raising Funds

We are excited about our newest Dog Jog initiative to honor Dr. Skip Jackson’s legacy by helping this annual event live on in perpetuity! Our goal is to raise $25,000 in order to fulfill an endowment that will cover the expenses associated with running this event every year. Please consider joining us in sustaining this race for years to come.

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