Join us for a tail-wagging day when Dogs for the Deaf comes to town for its 23rd Annual Dog Walk. This years’ Dog Walk Theme is Super Hear-O-Dogs, where pooches of all sizes, shapes and colors with their human partners will be on hand for some fur raising fun!
May 31, 2014
Jacksonville Elementary School, Jacksonville Oregon
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
When not watching the special demonstrations, participants can enjoy a 1-mile round trip walk to the Jacksonville Historic Courthouse and Jail Museum, lunch, along with a Super Hear-O-Dog costume and dog tricks contests, a poker walk, pet photos, raffles, pet adoptions, education booths, dog demonstrations, Kids Zone, cash and product prizes, vendors, and other fur filled activities.
Dog Walk is Dogs for the Deaf’s biggest local fundraiser of the year. Help us reach our fundraising goal of $35,000! There are several ways in which you can participate:
Note: We are using First Giving to manage our online fundraising and event registration. When you register for the event, you will receive an automated email from FirstGiving with details about the event.
Registration Fees & Deadlines
- Adult (13 & over) Fees
- Individuals Walkers: $30. Day of event: $40
- Pack (Team) Walkers: $25 (Pack = 4 or more walkers. Learn more.)
- Children 12 & under are free.
- Register online
- Register by mail - Download the manual 2014 Dog Walk Collection Form (non-electronic).
- Register by phone - (541) 826-9220 (Visa, MasterCard, Discover, & American Express accepted)
Pre-register for Dog Walk by May 1, 2014 to be guaranteed a Dog Walk commemorative t-shirt.
Jacksonville Elementary School
655 Hueners Lane,
Jacksonville, OR 97530
Registered Particpant Benefits
Includes: T-shirt, doggie bandana, hot dog lunch, beverages, one (1) raffle ticket, poker playing card (must be 18), goodie bag, one (1) photo at DFD photo booth, Rogue Canine Agility Demo, and all contest activities.
Please note: Dog Walk commemorative t-shirts will only be guaranteed to participants who pre-register for Dog Walk by May 1, 2014. T-shirts will be available on the day of the event (May 31) only while supplies last. You may order extra t-shirts or a bandana on our web store.
Registered Participant Prizes
All participants are encouraged to donate or collect money to support the programs of Dogs for the Deaf. By doing so, participants will receive prizes based on their level of donation. The easiest way to collect donations is by setting up your very own fundraising web page through our event registration page. Or, if you would prefer collecting in person, you can download the Dog Walker Sponsor Collection Form.
The Top 3 individual donation collectors will also receive a wonderful prize. Donations MUST be turned in no later than 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 30, 2014 to be eligible for prizes.
Prizes & Raffles
- Best Super Hear-o-Dog Costume
- Best Super Hear-o-Dog Dog Trick
- All participants raising at least $100 will have a chance to win a $250 gift certificate (good at all Grange CO-OP locations including Pet Country) – TWO lucky winners!
- Top Pack fundraiser - Team Prize valued at over $500
- Top Individual fundraisers – Grand Prize, Second and Third Prize
- Poker Walk – 3 Prizes: $500, $300, $200 gift cards
- 50/50 Raffle & Raffle drawings throughout the day
Contests (Prizes awarded):
- Best Super Hear-o-Dog costume
- Best Super Hear-o-Dog dog trick
Fundraising Winners (Start collecting your donations today):
All participants raising at least $100 will have a chance to win $250 gift certificate (good at all Grange Co-op locations including Pet Country) – two lucky winners!
Top Pack winners compete for a team prize valued at over $400
Top Individual fundraiser – Grand Prize, Second and Third Prize
Fun for the Whole Family!
Bring your kids to visit KIDZONE
Agility Course Demonstrations
Test Your Dog in the Agility Course
Meet the Breeds (Rogue Valley Kennel Club)
Walk your dog on the scenic trail (about 1/2 mile) to the Jacksonville Historic Courthouse & Jail Museum & enjoy refreshments for you and Fido - provided by The Jacksonville Lions Club.
Poker Walk (ages 18 & older)
Raffle prizes, 50/50 Raffle, KIDSZONE Drawing
Be the leader of the Pack (NEW!) – Teams of 4 or more walk to raise funds for DFD – Packs compete for Top Pack honors, prizes and a Pack Victory Tent celebration.