Mission Statement

The mission of the Pedigree Stage Stop Sled Dog Race is to promote healthy and active lifestyles for people and their pets. By showcasing the strong bond and dedication between human and canine participants, our aim is to inspire people to enjoy the outdoors with their animal companions

Race Facts

    • Race Began: 1996
    • Format: Stage Stop, similar to the Tour de France, the race stops in a different town each night.
    • Title Sponsor: Pedigree Food For Dogs has been title sponsor of the Pedigree Stage Stop since 2001. In 2016 the title sponsor was Eukanuba.

Last year the title sponsor was Eukanuba. This year we are proud to present the…2018 Pedigree® Stage Stop Race.

  • Number of teams in race since 1996: 349
  • Number of dogs in race since 1996: 5,496

Giving Back

Shelters on the Race

  • Jackson Animal Shelter
  • Animal Humane Assoc of Star Valley
  • Town of Pinedale Animal Shelter
  • Lander Pet Connection
  • Paws & Claws
  • Happy Tails Fur Ever
  • Dr Bob Biereman
  • Wind River Veterinary Services


Information coming soon.


1996Rick Swenson
1997Hans Gatt
1998Hans Gatt
1999Jeff King
2000Hans Gatt
2001Hans Gatt
2002Melanie Shirilla
2003Gwen Holdmann
2004Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2005Hernan Maquieira
2006Melanie Shirilla
2007Wendy Davis
2008Melanie Shirilla
2009Melanie Shirilla
2010Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2011Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2012Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2013Aaron Peck
2014Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2015Blayne “Buddy” Streeper
2016Blayne "Buddy" Streeper
2017Lina Streeper
2018Lina Streeper
2019Anny Malo
2020Anny Malo
2021Anny Malo
2022Anny Malo

Pedigree® Stage Stop Team Sponsors