September 25th, 2022, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

Northwestern Medicine Field, Geneva, IL

Anderson Humane is pleased to host this annual celebration of pets and their people. Enjoy adoptions, workshops, merchandise, an agility course, exhibitors, appearances by the Canine Stars, and much more.

Join us at the 7th Annual Anderson Humane Pets-AH-Palooza

Bring the family (including the four-legged members!) to this FREE, day-long festival. If you love pets, this is the place to be!









The Canine Stars Stunt Dog Show is a fan favorite at fairs and festivals across North America! Their professional team of performers and their adopted dogs perform big-air stunts, dock diving, frisbee freestyle routines, high jumping, and other extreme dog sports.

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Fun & Festivities For All The Family!

Send your dog through our agility course, learn about caring for small animals, get your pet a pedi, buy a better dog collar, adopt a new pet, and much more! Check back soon for updated info.

Special Guests

  • Canine Stars
  • DuPage Search & Rescue Team K9 Unit

Pet Adoptions

Agility Corral

Drop-In Training Tent

Lure Course

Treibball Tank

Enrichment Course

Breakout Sessions

Introduce a New Pet Into the Home

Cooperative Care: Giving Your Dog Choice & Control

Finding the Right Pet for You and Your Family

Decoding Canine Body Language

Boredom Busters: Keeping Your Dog Entertained

Scats, Tracks & Habitats


Why My Dog Gets Zoomies & Other Strange Things Animals Do

Cat Enrichment: Sensory Garden

Little Critters: Small Mammals, Reptiles & Birds as Pets

Golden Years: Caring for Your Senior

Protect Your Pet from Coyotes

Get Your Pet Certified for Therapy Work

Special Exhibits

High Octane Dogs

Wildlife Allies

Military Veterans Program

Foster Program

Tick Relief Station


Community Vet Clinic

S.T.A.R. (Short-Term Animal Refuge)

Constant Companions

The Wild Side of Anderson: Wildlife Rescue & Rehab

Healing Paws


From Tasty Treats To Wonderful Wears And More

Wine & Dogs

Each month WIne & Dogs feature a different dog rescue or an animal shelter in which a portion of every item purchased goes directly to that month’s organization.

Chicago Steel

Chicago Steel’s focus is on providing affordable, family-friendly entertainment. Steel players are recruited from across the country and internationally.

Our Purposeful Pet Project

The goal of our purposeful pet project is to be an educational resource on how to incorporate the five freedoms of animal welfare.

Savory Crust

Savory Crust is the embodiment of what makes life worth living and proof that crazy ideas can become a reality.

Joe & Dough

Joe and Dough is a food trailer that serves fresh, made-to-order mini doughnuts and fresh, locally roasted coffee!


Our vision is high-quality restaurant food in a mobile environment. We’re passionate about food.

Wood Dale Pharmacy

By offering solutions such as Tiny Capsules and Chewable Treats in various delicious flavors, we help make medicine time tasty and stress-free for you and your pet.

Great Guys Cleaning & Concierge

Great Guys Cleaning & Concierge is the local choice for Fox Valley carpet cleaning, upholstery, air duct cleaning, and so much more.

Genesis Integrative Medicine

Genesis Integrative Medicine approaches health care designed to solve an age-old problem for patients — too many doctors and a lack of communication.

Medulla Chiro One

Chiro One Wellness Centers are created to lead patients and communities to a life of true health and wellness through education and service.

Created Moments

Selling unique, originally designed handmade accessories for small animals and exotic pets with a focus on safety, comfort, and style.

Naughty Dogs

Naughty Dogs provides not only super cute and reliable dog gear but also awareness and support to those “naughty dogs” who need it.


HorsePower provides creative, inspiring, and challenging therapeutic horseback riding lessons to children and adults with disabilities.

Scott Queen State Farm Insurance

Upholding the highest standards, unmatched insurance knowledge, and the finest customer service in town. Our focus is on providing various insurance products throughout Batavia and beyond.

Two Bostons

Two Bostons is continually striving to offer the country’s best selection of quality pet products to help strengthen the bond between guardians and the pets they love.

Ste Martaen

We are a vegan family running a vegan business. Our mission is to provide a high-quality vegan cheese alternative and share our love of vegan food.

A Sweets Girl

A Sweets Girl is a mobile bakery featuring made-from-scratch, small batch creations. Flavors include special twists on the classics and more!

United Methodist Church of Geneva

The UMC of Geneva and a few other Geneva church clergy will be blessing pets at this event.  Stop by for a treat for your pet, and a blessing prayer for them! 

Pets-Ah-Palooza takes place at Northwestern Medicine Field, home of the Kane County Cougars, in Geneva, Illinois (about 40 miles west of Chicago).


Thank You To Our Partners

Main Attraction Partners

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Event Sponsors

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Volunteers Needed

Help make the #1 Festival for Pets and Their People a success! Volunteer with marketing, pre-event support, set-up, clean-up, or festival staffing. Questions? Ready to sign up? Contact us using the button below or call us directly at (847) 697-2880 ext. 29.

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1000 S. La Fox Street
South Elgin, IL 60177
(847) 697-2880

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