Saturday, September 18, 2021

1:00 – 6:30 PM

Chatham Community Park

ACTIVITIES ♦ LIVE MUSIC ♦ FOOD ♦ FUN

Chatham Paws-a-Palooza is a pet-friendly (on leash) and family-friendly event hosted by Chatham Friends of the Parks promoting pet adoption, responsible ownership and pet welfare while raising money for the construction, upkeep and continued improvements of a new Public Dog Park.

 

 

 

 

Activities will include:

 

 

  • Demonstrations by Multi-time World Champion St. Louis Disc Dogs
  • Onsite meet and greet with adoptable pets
  • Pet/Owner Costume Contest [SIGN UP HERE!]
  • Pet themed vendors
  • Art vendors
  • Pet “Relief Area”
  • Commemorative T-shirts & Hats
  • Live Music

     

Food & Drink provided by the Chatham Jaycees (there will be beer sales)

WE NEED VOLUNTEERS (Sign up form coming soon!)

ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE NEW COMMUNITY DOG PARK!

Event Schedule

1 – 2 PM

STAGE

Groove Daddies

2 – 3 PM

DEMO AREA

St. Louis Disc Dogs 

3 – 4 PM

STAGE

Dave Littrell

4 – 5 PM

DEMO AREA

St. Louis Disc Dogs

5 – 5:30 PM

DEMO AREA

Dog/Owner Costume Contest

5:30 PM

STAGE

Wolf Crick Boys

Kite Up The Park

Pack your kites, pack your picnic, pack your family and come join us for our annual community kite flying day!

  • Professional large show kites
  • Stunt kite demonstrations
  • Kites available for purchase

Kites Fly Noon to Dusk

Pet Adoptions

These local organizations will be at Paws-a-Palooza with adoptable dogs and cats of all kinds. Help us find forever homes for these lovable pets!

Animal Protective League

Animal Protective League has been the voice for animals in Springfield and Sangamon County for more than 50 years. APL operates a shelter for sick, injured, abused and abandoned dogs and cats, along with comprehensive animal welfare programs. APL is a private, not-for-profit organization. It operates entirely by donations.

Friends of Sangamon County Animal Control

Friends of Sangamon County Animal Control is dedicated to enriching the lives of adoptable pets in residence at Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center. These objectives will be served by promoting and facilitating adoptions and transfers to other animal shelters, by participating in community outreach events to enhance awareness of Sangamon County Animal Control and Adoption Center, and by educating the community on animal welfare issues.

WILD Canine Rescue

WILD Canine Rescue is devoted to saving animals in need. We are dedicated to proper care and welfare of animals who are homeless, abandoned and abused WILD will rescue dogs when they have run out of time in shelters or are in need of medical treatment.

PAWS for LIFE

PAWS for LIFE Springfield rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes dogs in need providing necessary veterinary care and foster homes while finding a forever home for every dog.

Benld Adopt-a-Pet

Benld Adopt-A-Pet is a not-for-profit, no-kill animal shelter located in Benld, Illinois. Our mission is to rescue abandoned and/or abused pets and place them in loving “Forever” homes.

Forever Home Feline Ranch

Forever Home Feline Ranch is a not-for-profit volunteer animal welfare group. Our threefold mission is to provide every cat in need a forever home, be a sanctuary where cats will have a second chance to live a full life in a no-cage, no-kill environment, and to lead the effort to make Central Illinois a no-kill community by ending euthanasia as a method of controlling feline populations. 

Our Sponsors

Interested in being a sponsor for Paws-a-Palooza? We appreciate your support!

Click here to download a sponsor packet

KITES & K9 LEVEL SPONSORS - $600

GREAT DANE LEVEL SPONSORS - $300

BASSETT HOUND LEVEL SPONSORS - $200

SHIH TZU LEVEL SPONSORS - $100

IN KIND SPONSORS

The Bands

Dave Littrell

Main Stage — 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Dave Littrell on Spotify

Groove Daddies

Main Stage — 3:00 – 4:00 pm

R&B – Funk – Rock – Blues

Groove Daddies on Facebook

Wolf Crick Boys

Main Stage — 5:30 – 6:30 pm

Hardcore Honkytonk

Wolf Crick Boys on Facebook

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