• Pet Palooza Festival & WALK for the Animals


     Pet Palooza 2017 – The Results are In!


    On Saturday, April 22, the HSC held its annual Pet Palooza Walk for the Animals event at Independence Park…and the day was doggone terrific. We are so happy to report that our preliminary figures show that we grossed more than $148,000!


    Walk For the Animals Results

    Nearly 700 people registered for the 2K Walk for the Animals, and raised $65,000!

    We would like to thank our top fundraisers:

    Top Corporate Team:  Bankers Depawsits

    Top Community Team:  The Chungs

    Top Individual:  Joan Lashkari

    Top Vendor:  Dogtopia

    And of course, thanks to all of you who registered and raised funds to help animals and their people in the Charlotte region.


    The festival featured a vendor fair, pet contests, an agility ring, a beer garden and live music. The event was a great success, attracting approximately 4,000 attendees.  Thank you to our brewery partners who kept us hydrated throughout the day:   Benford Brewing (our premier brewer), Sugar Creek Brewing, Legion Brewing and Lonerider Brewing,


    This event would not have been possible without the support of all our community, and we have lots of people to thank, especially our sponsors.

    A BIG shout out to our media sponsors:

    WCCB Charlotte and our event hosts Jon Wilson and Derek James

    Anthony Testa and his team at iHeart Media Charlotte

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    Thank You To All Of Our Sponsors!


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