Photos courtesy of Treasured Events of Charlotte Photography. More photos HERE.
Pet Palooza, the Humane Society of Charlotte's annual pet festival, dog walk, and largest fundraising event was held Saturday, April 13, 2013 from 10 am to 3 pm at Independence Park.
Attracting over 75 vendors, 3,500 people, and countless pooches, the event and our awesome community teams of walkers raised over $97,000 to help homeless pets in Charlotte!
Activities enjoyed at Pet Palooza this year included:
the 2K Dog Walk
FIDO FASHION SHOW with HSC "alumni" & adoptable pets
PAW PRINT PAINTING PALM & PAW READINGSPEOPLE & PET MASSAGES
VENDOR & RESCUE FAIR LOW-COST MICROCHIPPINGAGILITY TRY-OUT WITH YOUR PET
CMPD K-9 UNIT DEMOPET CPR DEMO BARNI THE CLOWNFACE PAINTINGSPORTS ZONE
LIVE MUSIC FROM LEO CLAY & GO GO PILOT DOG CONTESTSFOOD TRUCK "PAW-VILION" BEER GARDEN
Funds raised from Pet Palooza allow us to continue to provide critical services (such as low-cost spay/neuter, adoptions, and low-cost vaccine and microchip clinics) to over 15,0000 homeless and at-need pets in our community this year.
WAGS AND LICKS TO OUR 2013 SPONSORS!
"Agility Area Sponsors"
"People & Pet Massages Sponsors"
"Palm & Paw Reader Sponsors"
OUR PET PALOOZA VENDORS!
Coalition to Unchain Dogs Charlotte Mecklenburg Animal Care & Control
Best Friends Pet Care Complete Canine Companion
American Pitbull Foundation St. Francis United Methodist Church
Lap of Love Veterinary Hospice My Nala Land RE/MAX Executive
Origami Owl-Megan O'Hara Charlotte Zoological Park Scentsy
Yorkie Haven Rescue Thirty One Gifts Geico Pawsome Art
Pet Whimsy Portraits South Hill Designs Happy Hounds Massage Therapy
Comfort at Home Pet Hospice & Euthanasia Pampered Paws Pet Sitting
Omni Wellness Center Monk's Groovy Beans Canine Cafe
Charlotte Veterinary AcupunctureWhere's My Walk? K9 Playland
Helios Body CareASG Security Veterinary Rehabilitation & Exercise Clinic of the Carolinas
with brews from:
FOOD TRUCK "PAW-VILION"
Want to get involved for 2014?
Contact Jennifer Peele, Special Events Coordinator, at
704-494-7711 or email@example.com