Pets-a-Palooza Schedule of Events

The dog and cat adoption fundraiser runs from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. today in front of Menard's.

Head on over to and today for the first-ever, a dog and cat adoption fundraiser.

The event will be held in front of , located at 270 N. Bolingbroook Dr., and will run from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Pet Supplies Plus will donate 10 percent of the day's sales to the pet adoption agencies present at the event.

Those agencies include: A.D.O.P.T.; As Good as Gold; ; Catnap from The Heart; City of Chicago's Department of Animal Care and Control; Collie Rescue of Illinois; Dog Scouts of America Troop 208; Forever Friends Great Dane Rescue; Great Lakes Lab Rescue; Humane Haven Animal Shelter; Lean On Me Doberman Rescue; New Beginnings Cat Shelter; Norther Illinois Pub Rescue; Romeoville Humane Society; and SMall Paws Rescue.

Here's a schedule of events throughout the day:

All Day

  • Low cost microchipping ($15, includes registration)
  • $5 dog and cat nail trims
  • Pet first aid tips with Susan Frank, host of "Wild About Pets" radio show
  • Free samples from pet food vendors
  • 25 percent off selected summer items from Pet Supplies Plus

9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

  • Live remote broadcast by 95.9 FM The River

Noon to 8 p.m.  

  • Pet Adoptions 
  • 90-foot Extreme Force Obstacle Course and 20-foot Accelerator Dual Line Slide by Party Hoppers

Noon to 7 p.m.

  • Bolingbrook K-9 Unit Demonstration with Goliath and Leon
  • Meet and greet with K-9 Unit

2 p.m. to 6 p .m.

  • Balloon Animals and Face Painting by Skiddles the Clown

2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

  • Lavida Chair Massages

5 p.m. to 6 p.m.

  • "Skates" the Chicago Wolves Mascot
  • Pet Contests: funniest looking; best costume; best pet/owner lookalike; best trick; cutest ears; best singer.



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