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WEEKLY FUNDRAISING CHALLENGES

 
Be sure you're opted in to receive emails so you don't miss our weekly Mutt Mail e-newsletter. It’s not just informative — it’s got prizes! Every Monday, we'll reveal a new fundraising challenge with the chance to win exclusive prizes.
 
Flash Fundraising Challenge: May 12

Raise at least $65 on Thursday, May 12 by 11:59 p.m. PDT, and you'll be entered to win two tickets to a Portland Timbers match. Together, we can make the goal!
 
Final Week: May 9–14
You could win this water bottle!
For our final fundraising challenge, the first 100 Dashers who raise $150+ between May 9 and Thursday, May 12 at 11:59 p.m. PDT will get a limited-edition water bottle sponsored by TriMet!

Head to the Prize Pickup Tent at Doggie Dash on Saturday, May 14 to find out if you're one of the lucky winners and to retrieve your prize!
 
Week 8: May 2–8

It's time for the Dash Cash Challenge presented by Tanasbourne Veterinary Emergency!

For every $50 you raise between May 2 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, May 8, you'll be entered in a drawing to win extra funds applied to your Doggie Dash fundraising total (hello, prizes).
  • 20 random Dashers will receive $100 toward their fundraising total.
  • 10 random Dashers will receive $250 toward their fundraising total.
  • One grand prize winner will receive $500 toward their total!
 
Week 7: April 25–May 1

This is the final week for free Doggie Dash registration! With less than three weeks until the Dash, you have three chances to win a team party. Recruit 3+ new teammates between April 25 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, May 1 and be entered to win a $100 gift card to Radio Room, $100 gift card to Hammer & Stitch Brewing Co. or $100 gift card to Pizza Jerk NE!

Not on a team? Join or create one!

BONUS: Get at least three donations between April 25 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, May 1 to be entered to win Tooth & Honey dog pajamas!
 
Week 6: April 18–24

Did you know that Doggie Dash donations are tax-deductible? The fundraiser who receives the most number of donations between April 18 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, April 24 will win a $100 eBay gift card!
 
Week 5: April 11–17

In honor of 35 years of Doggie Dash, fundraise at least $35 between April 11 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, April 17 to be entered to win a $100 Pastini gift card!
 
Week 4: April 4–10

April is Canine Fitness Month! From dog running teams to Doggie Dash fundraising teams, the best things happen when we work together. The team that fundraises the most between April 4 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, April 10 will win a bundle of Starbucks goodies!

Not on a team? Join or create one!
 
Week 3: March 28–April 3

Connect with your fellow animal lovers around the world! The Dasher with the donation made farthest from the OHS shelter between March 28 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, April 3 will win a $50 ARCO gas card and Washman Car Wash auto shampoo.
 
Week 2: March 21–27

This week, we're challenging you to use the email tools within your portal to maximize your fundraising potential. The Dasher who sends the most emails through the fundraising portal between March 21 and 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, March 27 will win the book, "Soulmate Dog: My Journey Home with Luna's Guiding Wisdom" plus a pet communication session with Shawna Marie Fischer!
 
Week 1: March 14–20

To kick things off, we're challenging you to get at least one donation to your fundraising page by 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, March 20 for a chance to win a Garnish Apparel personal stylist appointment and $100 store credit. Every dollar you raise impacts an animal in need!

BONUS FOR TEAMS! The team that recruits the most teammates by 11:59 p.m. PDT on Sunday, March 20 will all win an auto shampoo courtesy of Washman Car Wash.