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THE PUPPY UP FOUNDATION

Cause Area

  • Animals
  • Community
  • Health & Medicine

Location

1460 MADISON AVEMEMPHIS, TN 38104 United States

Organization Information

Mission Statement

The Puppy Up Foundation is committed to discovering the common links between canine and human cancers and the causes of these cancers through comparative oncology research. Our organization will accomplish that mission in the following ways: Education & Awareness, Empowerment & Mobilization and Investment in Research.

Description

In March 2008 a man and his two dogs embarked on a cross-country trek that was inspired by the loss of his Great Pyrenees to cancer. Some of you have heard the story of Luke Robinson, Hudson and Murphy...

They walked from town to town sharing Malcolm’s story and educating people about cancer in dogs and as they built a nationwide grassroots movement, Mr. Robinson had a vision: 2,000,000 dogs walking simultaneously all across the United States for cancer. If 2 dogs could walk over 2,000 miles surely it was possible!

And that’s how the The Puppy Up Foundation was born and the legacy that started out with just a man who lost his beloved dog continues...

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