Boone County Animal Shelter to Host 2018 Pawapalooza

The Boone County Animal Shelter is preparing to host the seventh annual Pawapalooza, sponsored by the Petco Foundation and Lulu’s Pet Pantry. This family friendly event includes a K9-5K, animal adoptions, vendors, costume and trick contests, inflatables for the kids and more.

Pawapalooza will take place Saturday, September 22, 2018, from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Boone County Fairgrounds, 5819 Idlewild Rd., Burlington, KY 41005. The K9-5K will be held at England Idlewild Park, located at 5550 Idlewild Rd. Burlington, KY 41005 at 9:30 AM. You can pre-register for the K9-5K at or register the day of the race.

Pawapalooza is an annual event that raises funds that are earmarked for the medical treatment of sick, injured, and orphaned animals in our care. Each year, this event enables the Shelter to expand its ability to care for and ultimately, save the lives of animals.