Pet-Palooza 2023

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🐾Pet-Palooza returned on September 16, 2023 for another fun-filled day of pet-friendly activities! 🐾

Pet-Palooza is a day of pet-friendly and family fun activities, games, vendors, food and more that takes place in September annually. All proceeds of the event benefit the Orland Township Pet Pantry which coexists with the Food Pantry.

This “pawty” takes place on Orland Township Grounds at 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, IL., rain-or-shine.


We had another great year at Pet-Palooza! We had over 40 great vendors in attendance this year.

● A Perfect Groom for a Perfect Pooch ● B&B DOGBABKERY ● Brannigan Chiropractic Center ● Camp Bow Wow ● Cook County Emergency Mgmt ● Dogtopia ● Duluth Trading Company ●

● EXIT Realty Redefined ● International Subaru of Orland Park ● Kai’s Cookies ● Lou Malnati’s ● MARY KAY ● MatildaPetsFashion ● Medulla Chiro One ● Midwest Animal Hospital

● Minnie’s Memorial Fund at P.A.W.S. ● North Dogs’ Health & Well-Being ● NWI Baths ● Orland Fire Protection District● Orland Park Bank & Trust ● Prairie State Veterinary Clinic

● Silly Goose Pets ● Thrive Pet Healthcare ● Trader Joe’s ● Twin Tails Market & Barkery ● Vet Tech Institute at Fox College ● Orland Park Public Library ● Robek’s Juice



Thank you to our TOP DOG Sponsors:
• Vet Tech Institute at Fox College- Chicago, IL
• Minnie’s Memorial Fund
• Duluth Duluth Trading Company
• Andy’s Frozen Custard
• Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

Thank you to our Cat’s Meow Sponsors:
• Thrive Pet Healthcare
• Twin Tails Market & Barkery
• International Subaru Orland Park

And our Hot Dog Sponsors:
• Camp Bow Wow New Lenox
• Dogtopia
• EXIT Realty Redefined – Burr Ridge
• Midwest Animal Hospital
• Orland Park Midas
• Prairie State Veterinary Clinic

In 2023, we welcomed over 2,500 guests and received over 450 lbs of donated pet food for the Orland Township Food Pantry! We appreciate every donation received, whether it was pet food, human food, monetary, raffle donations, or pet services at Pet-Palooza!

During Pet-Palooza, we also got to meet the honorary SuPETvisor for 2023, Zeus Pohl! Supervisor Paul O’Grady enjoyed getting to meet him before the start of our pet contests, featuring 6 different categories with over 60 pets entered in total!

We’d also like to give a special shout-out to the animal welfare foundations and rescues that were in attendance:
• Animal Welfare League
• Cache Creek Rescue
• Feline Fine Cat Rescue
• Illinois Shorthair Rescue
• Peoples Animal Welfare Society – P.A.W.S. Tinley Park
• St. Sophia’s Forgotten Felines
• One Goal Animal Foundation
• Traveling Tails Dog Rescue

We can’t wait to do it all again in 2024!

Check back soon for more Pet-Palooza updates!