What is Pet Palooza?
Join us for Pet Palooza 2023 – We welcome you back to celebrate at our recently opened Animal Resource Center! Pet Palooza was voted Runner Up Best Festival by the Charlotte Magazine BoB Awards!
WHAT IS PET PALOOZA: Pet Palooza, our annual fundraising walk and community festival has been a staple of the Charlotte community for over 25 years. Featuring live music, food trucks, pet loving vendors and fun for the whole family, Pet Palooza is a mainstay of our organization. While the festival is free to attend, those who wish to participate in the walk must register ahead of time.
WHEN: April 1, 2023
11 am – 3 pm
WHERE: HSC Animal Resource Center
1348 Parker Dr.
Charlotte, NC 28208
- 1 Leslie Norman $600.00 raised
- 2 Angie Allred $267.80 raised
- 3 Lauren Giavedoni $226.35 raised
- 4 Emily Nergart $216.30 raised
- 5 Stephanie Meadow $160.00 raised
- 1 HSC Volunteers $954.80 raised
- 2 Cat Nappers $278.45 raised
- 3 Jurassic Bark $264.50 raised
- 4 Whiting-Turner Walking Pawty $245.71 raised
- 5 Squirrel Chasers $142.70 raised
About the Walk
ABOUT THE WALK: Join us for the Pet Palooza Fundraising Walk, kicking off at 11am on April 1. You can start a team, walk solo, or simply donate to the fundraising walk! This year, we hope to raise over $145,000 to help the people and pets in our community and we can't do it without you.
All registrants who raise a minimum of $75 will receive a Pet Palooza t-shirt and swag for their pup. Items will be available for pick up the morning of the event.
Register to complete the one mile fun walk with a $10 donation to HSC. Your $10 donation counts towards your $75 fundraising goal.
Contests and Prizes
Prizes will be awarded to the following:
- Top adult fundraiser (13+)
- Top youth fundraiser (12 and under)
- Top fundraising team
Our famous Pet Palooza costume contest is back in action this year! Prizes will be awarded for the following categories:
Best Dressed: Does your pet enjoy dressing up? Show off their style for a chance to win!
Best Look Alike: Do you and your pet look alike? Now is your chance to shine! Come ready to paw-ty in your matching styles and you could win!
Need Help? Have Questions?
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