Santa Claus is coming to town for your furry friends
Pet lovers, get your pup’s sweater vest ready because Santa is coming to Champaign-Urbana to visit with your cats and dogs this holiday season.
We know that Champaign-Urbana loves furry friends. And Santa loves our pets as much as we do! If you want to get your pets up close and personal with the man in the big red suit, there are several options coming up this holiday season right here in Champaign-Urbana and beyond.
Get out your cat elf ears and doggie sleigh bell collars because Santa also wants to know whether Mittens McGee or Sparky The WonderDog has been naughty or nice. Many of these events are fundraisers for local animal-related charities.
If you want to see our list of Santa photo opportunities for children and families, please visit our post on Where to See Santa.
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Urbana High School: Held on Sunday, November 24, 11am to 2pm. Sessions will include a 10 minute session and a digital copy of picture sent to your email address within one week of session. Proceeds will go to Urbana High School Competitive Cheer Team. Payment of $20 due to UHS by 11/20/19, to the attention of UHS Cheer. Sign up here for a session.
Champaign County Humane Society: Held at Subaru of Savoy on Saturday, December 7 from 11am-1pm. Pet picture packages ranging from $25-$40. Special thanks to Memory Lane Photography and Eric Robeson for being our Santa Paws. Find more info on Facebook here.
Hands 4 Paws: Held at the Jarman Center in Tuscola on Saturday, December 7 from 9am-3pm. Photos are $5 each. Purchase Raffle tickets to win a dog or cat gift basket. Tickets are $1 each or 6 for $5. Tickets can be purchased at Okaw Vet Clinic in Tuscola or during Santa Paws. Call 508-5310 to set up your appointment. Walk-ins are welcome.
Market Place Mall: Pet photos with Santa will be taken on Monday nights from 5-10 p.m. starting Nov. 18 through Dec. 16. Photos will be taken with Santa at the Santa photo station. Dogs and cats only please. Regular photo fees and packages available; more info by clicking here.
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