Big (and Small!) Dog BBQ

Saturday October 2 from 1:00 - 4:00pm

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Come Together for an Afternoon of Fun for Everyone! This event benefits The Tuthill Family Pet Rescue & Resource Center operated by Hinsdale Humane Society at 21 Salt Creek Lane, Hinsdale .

This afternoon of fun is for our adopters and their alumni pets, our volunteers and supporters. Join us in our front yard and on our back porch for Barbecue, Bags, Cigars, Whiskey, Beer and More! Dogs will enjoy Diesel’s Doggie Ice Cream and a pie eating contest. Other entertainments include raffle items, a bags tournament, a beer pull, and face painting.

All event purchases are made with tickets. Guarantee a spot by registering online for $10 (includes your first 10 tickets). Join the Bags tournament for an additional $10.

Register Here!

Pick up tickets at our event pre-registration tent on October 2. Extra tickets will be available for purchase throughout the event. Wristbands will be given to attendees 21 and over.

*Our Humane Heroes Members will receive special discounts. To become a member, visit

Can't Make the Event?

Please donate in honor or memory of your Big (or small) Dog, or any beloved pet. Click the button below and be sure to select the In Memory / In Honor button.

Make an In Memory or In Honor Donation Here

All dog attendees need to be properly vaccinated and currently licensed with proof of Rabies. No retractable leashes or electric collars please, and we ask that you keep dogs on leash at all times. Please refrain from bringing dogs that are aggressive towards people or other dogs. Please clean up after your dog.

COVID Safety

We ask that attendees be safe and mindful of crowds. If you have been vaccinated, masks outdoors are optional. If you have not, then please protect our guests by wearing a mask and practicing social distancing. All visitors inside of the building are required to wear a mask.


Presenting Sponsor:

Compass Reality - Tracy Anderson



Ruby Sponsors: 



Paw Prints Sponsor: Liebchen Brolin Kraus

BBQ Donors: 

Antico Posto Restaurant
Beatrix Restaurant
Greenwise Design & Build
Happy Dog Barkery
Heaven's Door Whiskey
Jimmy Coco
Just Food for Dogs
Midwest Coast Brewing Company
Seasons 52
Shae Hog BBQ Sauce
Two Bostons
Wyatt's Dog Company