Dr. Skip Jackson Dog Jog

Saturday, September 23, 2023

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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 23, 2023. Proceeds from this year’s race will go to Priority 4 Paws (P4P). P4P is a shelter medicine program providing high quality medical and surgical care for shelter animals while educating the next generation of veterinarians. Visit the race registration website to register today!

 The race committee is looking into collaborating with local animal shelters to bring adoptable dogs to join the race. Come run with us and find your new furry friend. All these dogs are looking for forever homes.

  • Human Registration = $30 (includes bib, participant t-shirt and finisher medal)
  • Human + Dog Registration = $35 (includes bib, participant t-shirt, event dog bandanna and finisher medal)
  • Child Registration (14 and under) = $10 (includes bib, participant t-shirt and finisher medal)

Register by Monday, September 4, to guarantee a t-shirt. Registrations received after this date will receive a t-shirt upon availability. Day of registration is possible but a t-shirt is not guaranteed. 

Please contact us at purduedogjog@gmail.com with questions about the race!

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

Date: Saturday, September 23, 2023 

Contact:  purduedogjog@gmail.com

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About the Dog Jog

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

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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.*

2023 Dog Jog Route

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Join the Jog, Make a Difference!

Become a Dog Jog Sponsor

the dean with participants

2022 Sponsor Levels

  • 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!

finisher medal

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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Thank you to our 2022 Sponsors!

Gold Sponsors

McAfee Animal Hospital
National Veterinary Associates
SAVMA - Purdue University

Bronze Sponsors

Doppler Veterinary Network
Fleet Feet
Pet Wellness Clinics