What a FABULOUS day it was for PuppyUp Madison 2017 at McKee Farms Park in Fitchburg!  Tremendous thanks to all of our sponsors, vendors, teams, participants, fundraisers and donors, who joined hand and paw to walk 2 miles under a sunny blue sky to help raise funds for the study of comparative oncology and the links between canine and human cancer.

  • 1300 Enthusiastic Participants!
  • 900 Happy Canines!
  • 106 Teams!
  • 52 Sponsors and Vendors!
  • $156,000.00 Raised!
  • Over $500,000.00 raised in 4 years! WOOF!!!!

With the success of this year, PuppyUp Madison has now contributed over $500,000.00 to the PuppyUp Foundation, to continue to fund much needed grants to help find a cure.  A true benchmark and testament to the community in which we live, and the strength of the human/canine bond.

On behalf of the PuppyUp Madison organizing committee, we send tremendous thanks to EACH of you, for truly making a difference in the lives of so many!

Dr. Kai Shiu and Beth Viney – Co-Founders

Ann Lippincott – Chair

AMAZING Committee Members!!

Dr. Linda Sullivan, Lana Chute, Danielle Kamps, Mary Ann Francis, Vicki Nussbaum, Jen Schleicher, Lori Gibson, Katie Martz, Courtney Tyson, Mel Taylor

PuppyUp Madison is a family focused event for all humans and canines to enjoy! This heartwarming and energizing event raises awareness, funds and provides education in the field of comparative oncology and the links between canine and human cancer. It is a day to honor and recognize those who have survived or are battling cancer, and memorialize those whose lives have been lost to this disease. Meet our canine and human heroes, visit our sponsors and vendors, enjoy music, food and fun!

Please feel free to contact us. We would love to hear from you!

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Why We Walk

Now more than ever, we must continue the fight and support those with cancer, honor the friends we have lost, and walk for those we can help. Please join us in our efforts to PuppyUp against cancer!


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