Everything You Need To Know About PetCon

Update: You can now bring your pet (dogs and cats) to PetCon! Hope to see you there!

If you follow more pets than people on Instagram, keep reading. If you think of your dog more like a person and less like a pet, keep reading. If you can be in New York City on November 18th and 19th, keep reading.

PetInsider is bringing together some of the cutest, cuddliest, and most popular pets around at one amazing event: PetCon. It’s going to be an unbelievable weekend filled with celebrity meet and greets, fun panels, and so many adorable animals. Here’s everything you need to know:

The celebs

PetCon is the only place to get up close and personal with some of your favorite social media stars. Over 30 celebrity pets will be in attendance, and they’re all super excited to meet their loving fans.

Reese and the whole Harlow and Sage crew will be there to give us an in-person look at their furry friendship.

Darling dachshund Crusoe joins the party and shows off that adorable sausage dog snout.

Don’t miss your chance to see Tuna‘s tiny shrivelneck for real.

Famous pet photographer The Dogist will be there, along with some of his most famous models, Toast, Pants, and Muppet.

King Bentley will be in attendance, and he’ll definitely be enjoying all the tushie pokes.

It’s going to be hard for Steve from Wolfgang2242 to choose who to bring to the event, but word on the street is that Engelbert will be making an appearance.

Looks like Oskar is super excited for his appearance. He’s definitely got the right idea #PetConOrBust.

You’ve seen all the Gone To The Snow Dogs antics on their YouTube channel, but now it’s time to check them out in person.

This event definitely isn’t just for the dogs. Hamlet the Piggy will be hamming it up for all her fans.

You’ve seen Louboutina, and PetCon is your shot at getting one of her world-famous hugs.

Jet set Ella Bean will make sure she has NYC on her schedule for November 18th and 19th.

The panels

In addition to all the meet and greets, you’ll get to hear all about what it’s actually like to be a celebrity pet. Each day will have 4 panels covering a wide variety of different pet-related topics.

On the first day, The DogistHarlow and Sage, and Crusoe will show off their expertise in creating prime canine content. You’ll also hear from Loni Edwards, founder of the pet talent agency The Dog Agency. The afternoon session brings us dog training tips from Brussels Sprout and a rescue panel featuring Ella BeanToast, and Tuna.

Day 2 keeps it coming with how to build an Instagram community from Dogs of Instagram and the rewards of raising special needs pets like Oskar, Pardon Thy French, and Here Comes Meatball. Waffle Nugget will be featured alongside Hamlet the Piggy, and Chloe Kardoggian joins Wolfgang2242.

The venue

So where does this all go down? All these wonderful pets and people are coming together in the heart of the Big Apple at the Metropolitan West event space. They’ve hosted fashion shows, food expos, awards galas, and now, the first and only pet influencer event.

The details

Are you convinced yet? If you’re ready to see all of stars of the celeb pet world, grab your tickets here. General admission tickets for each day are $75, but you get a $25 discount if you buy the full weekend pass. VIP tickets are available for $300 for the whole weekend, and they come with special perks like early entry and exclusive receptions, lounges, and gift bags. All tickets are exclusively available online.

VIP doors open each day at 9 AM and general admission starts at 10. You can also bring your own furry friends to PetCon! If you have any questions, you can always reach out to our Facebook page. We’re super excited about this event and can’t wait to see everyone in November!

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Sarah Cookson

Writer/Dog Enthusiast living in New York City. Only goes to parties in hopes there will be a dog there to hang out with. Her resolutions for 2017 were to eat healthier and pet more pups. Bet you can guess which one she stuck with.