The West Suburban Humane Society invites you to collect pledges and walk to benefit the homeless animals in our care at BarkaPALooza on:
Sunday -- September30th
Lisle Community Park
1825 Short Street, Lisle, IL
This is our biggest and best fundraiser of the year, featuring Great Groups!, Great Food! & Great Fun! Kids will enjoy the Barkapalooza Pet parade and Barkapalooza PAL Pups Scavenger Hunt!
|9:30 am||Early Registration|
|10:00||Blessing of the Animals|
|10:15||Let the Walk begin!|
|10:30 – 1:00||Sunshine the Clown: face painting and balloon sculptures|
|11:00||Rescue Dog Parade|
|12:30||Agility Demonstration by WSHS Volunteers and WSHS Alumi|
|1:00||Your Dog Can Do Agility Too!|
|2:00||Raffle winner announced|
All Day Events
- Microchipping by West Suburban Veterinary Associates $35
(all proceeds benefit the shelter)
- Artistic Grooming with doggie pedicures. All proceeds are given to WSHS!
- Pet Caricatures and Portraits by @rt by @ngel
- Furry Expressions Bow Wow Photo Booth - 4 photos of your dog for $20! All proceeds will be given to the WSHS!
- Readings by Kat - Tarot and card readings for people and pets of all ages. A Rainbow Bridge reading for pets that are no longer with us. All proceeds are given to WSHS!
- MyAnimalSpeak - Animal Communication with Linda Reynertson. Al proceeds will be given to the WSHS!
- WSHS volunteer Scott Schneider, Host of "Good Day Chicago" on WFLD will Emee our first annual Rescue Dog Parade as well as a lot of other fun things throughout the day!
- Deacon Greg Ouska with a blessing for the animals.
- Mayor Pecak of Lisle and Mayor Tully of Downers Grove kick off the Walk with a little help from WSHS residents and alumni!
- Barkapalooza Pups Scavenger hunt. Over 100 plush pups to be found hidden around the park, some with a surprise raffle ticket.
- AaRooo!! Basset Rescue
- STRAES – Shih Tzu Rescue
- Illinois Doberman Plus Rescue
- Shar Pei Savers
- Action for Animals
- MW Brew
- Kona Ice
- Pitty Que with great bar-b-que
- Homemade Pastry & Fresh Coffee
- Happy Dog Barkery
- Bow Wow Tique
- Sandy Liebman - Embroidered Pet Items
- Pampered Pooch Couture
- Primal Pet Products
- Physio Pet Massage
- Wags to Riches Raffle (winner receives $1,000)
- Lisle Community Park (1825 Short Street, Lisle)
Plentiful parking available at the park and at Lisle Senior High School