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Pet-A-Palooza 2018

Purina Farms
500 William Danforth Way
Gray Summit, MO 63039
United States

Event Description:

Pet-A-Palooza is a FREE event that celebrates the love you have for your pet. Pack up the family and your four-legged friend and come out to the air-conditioned Purina Event Center at Purina Farms in Gray Summit on Sunday, August 26th from 11a – 4p. The day will feature a little something for everyone in the family. Eat, shop, enjoy a number of exhibitions and give an animal in need a chance at a forever home and loving family.

Pet-A-Palooza is presented by St. Louis Children’s Hospital


RETURNING in 2018! Pooch Playdate:  Humans and their four-legged friends can participate in our Pooch Playdate.  This room is set-up with a handful of activities for owners and their pets to enjoy together, including a favorite, the agility course, sponsored by Kennelwood Pet Resorts! Hosted in their own climate-controlled arena, featuring an obstacle courses with varying degrees of difficulty and the Kennelwood experts on-location to assist, the Agility Arena is sure to be a smash hit.

RETURNING in 2018! Paint Your Pet:  Local artist Hope Kieffer will be hosting two class at Pet-a-Palooza!  Hope has executed painting classes throughout the St. Louis area and has been painting pet commissions regularly for over 4 years!  Supplies are provided to participants upon arrival to the class. Hope and her assistants are actively involved throughout the class for instruction and one-on-one coaching. Hope’s class is $40 and typically sell out quickly so save your spot today for this unique, fun opportunity to Paint Your Pet!  Class times are 10a – 1p and 2p – 5p.

Adoption Alley: Over 20 local adoption agencies will be on-site in Adoption Alley, helping event goers who are looking for their first or another four-legged friend to join their family. Pet-A-Palooza will provide adoption agencies big and small the opportunity to find forever homes for those pets in need.

Marketplace: Find all the pawcentials you need! Pawpering, pawdicures, and pawcesseries all in one place for you and your four-legged friend.

Fitness with Fido (Dog Yoga):  By popular demand, returning with three mini-sessions is Fitness with Fido at 12:30-12:45pm, 1:15pm – 1:30pm, and 2pm-2:15pm.  Sign up will be on-site and focus on stretching and balance movements for you and your dog to practice and end with a little dog massage!

Family Zone:  Food trucks, bounce houses and more!

The Pro Plan Performance Team Dog Show: While you’re at Pet-A-Palooza, be sure and check out The Pro Plan Performance Team Dog Show at Incredible Dog Arena at 10:30a and 1:30p. One of the Highlights of Purina Farms is the Dog Diving Arena  – an 18-by-50 feet diving dog pool, with a 40-foot runway that allows dogs to get a running start as they land impressive jumps. The popular, nationally recognized diving dog sport originated at Purina Farms in 1997.