The PetConnections PETCON Pet & Equine Expos, are a new breed of pet exposition, encompassing the theme of Education and Community, in alignment with of our award-winning magazine, PetConnections.

PETCON Pet -Equine Expo


Saturday-Sunday May 13-14th, 2017

Washington, PA - Washington County Fairgrounds & Expo Center

2151 North Main Street Washington, PA 15301


Kids 12 & Under, Military & Veterans FREE!

General Admission $10 - Seniors 65+ $8

*WELL-BEHAVED PETS WELCOME! All pets must be up to date on vaccines and on a leash or contained at all times. * NO SALES OF ANIMALS OF ANY KIND PERMITTED AT EVENT.

Official PETCON Show Program:












We offer a dynamic combination of educational seminars with pet experts at our Pet Symposium, along with exhibits offering the latest and greatest in pet, home and wellness products and services, along with featured entertainment and attractions, and also Gala to benefit community pet-related programs and local animal organizations.  100+ vendors exhibiting pet, home and equine products and services. Also, a Tack Swap & Artisan Craft Show!

Sponsored by our media partners:







PET EXPO Features:

-Pet and Home businesses will exhibit in our main indoor exhibit halls & outdoor along the grounds

-Local animal shelters and rescues will have adoptable pets onsite for our adoption event and presentations about their organizations

-LURING 101, Dog Agility, Basic Obedience demonstrations & more

-Pet Symposium sponsored by Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Centers. Companion animal, equine and Wellness for Guardian (pet owners) tracks, featuring our PetConnections magazine writers and experts speaking on pet veterinary health, wellness, holistic care, behavior & more, and people wellness, nutrition and holistic health care.

-HAAWC Gala Saturday night 8:30, appetizers, drinks, entertainment, raffle, silent auction & more. $25/ticket; Proceeds to participating orgs and HAAWC Vet Care Programs for Companion animals and Equines


-Featured entertainment - Music includes The Pittsburgh Belairs Motown band and MooseTracks band

-PETCON Pet Parade and Costume Contest - Pet Parade starts Sunday at 3pm, followed by costume contest!

PetCon Pet Parade & Costume Contest

Sunday, May14th 2pm
Registration opens at Sunday 1:30pm at the information booth (near Fair entrance).


Three top prizes!

$200 -Best Costume
$100 -Most Original Costume
$100 -Owner/Pet Look-a-Like

Pets/Owners will walk 10minute parade route through fair, ending back at front of stage for judging. Prizes awarded immediately after.
Winner photos published in May-June issue of PetConnections magazine!

-Extreme Reptiles Exhibit

-Luring 101










-Fun for the kids with face painting, petting zoo, pony rides & more

Kids 12 & Under FREE!

Remembrance Sponsor



Thank you to our PRESENTING EQUINE Sponsor SydMor Equestrian Center!    

-Equine businesses exhibiting in our indoor exhibit halls and outside along the grounds

-Local equine rescue organizations exhibits and presentations about their organizations

-Equine Symposium with experts speaking on health, wellness, riding instruction, holistic care & modalities & more

Thank you to our Equine Symposium Sponsored Dickie & McCamey!

- Community Tack Swap

-Equine training with Evon Montgomery of the Ohio Equine Affaire event and Scott Downs "Uphill Dressage" demos

-Sonador Equestrian Arts show, "The Red Scarf" with Dr. George & Amaeda Felder  ; Riding to the music of Disney's "Beauty & the Beast" - Manon Farms Kids Riding Show



Dr. George & Amaeda Felder "The Red Scarf"



We are holding a Gala Saturday night 8:30 pm! There will be a silent auction, raffles and more to raise funds for local participation organizations.


Cost is only $10 regular admission for everything, (See Family and other discounts; HAAWC Gala separate $25) with free parking and easy access to the Washington Fairgrounds - see map below!!!

Kids 12 & Under FREE!

Sponsorship & Exhibiting Opportunity Inquiries please contact us:



(724) 292-7387

Participating Vendors & Rescue Groups:






Pampered Paws Resort

Pittsburgh Veterinary Specialty & Emergency Centers- Symposium Sponsor

Pet Valu

Happy Tailz Spa

Pennsylvania Academy of Grooming

Pet Supplies Plus

Keystone Dog Training Club

Sundance Vacations

David Elliot Cohen, New York Times bestselling author THE WRONG DOG

Extreme Reptiles Exhibit
VCA Animal Hospitals
Farmer's Insurance
Deluca's Canine Country Club
Mustard Seed Fudge Farm
Paws Here Awhile Pet Resort
Paula Shimko KPA-CTP Certified Dog Trainer
Nemacolin Pet Care Centers- Onsite Sponsor
Jefferson Memorial Cemetery and Funeral Home- Remembrance Sponsor
Leaf Filter
Keystone Basement Systems
Young Living by Crystal
Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet
Fetch Your Dog a Bone
Renewal by Anderson
Direct TV
Animal Heling Now - Dr. Michael Savko
Costa Real Estate

West Shore Home

Home Solutions

Back on Track, USA, Inc,.

SydMor Stables, Arena & Equestrian Center
Shady Acres Saddlery

Southern States Cooperative

Sunni Bell Stables

Sonador Equestrian Center
Evon Montgomery
Sheryl Blumenthal
Andre Picou
Dr. Jennifer Friend - Peak Performance Laser
Western PA Dressage Association
Tana's Tack & Fitting Totally Tack Obsessed
Manon's Farm
Do Terra - Tracey Eisenman
The Body Natural, LLC

Yvonne Herval Crafts

Doggy Devotion

Shannon's Bling Barn

Pets Pleasure
Creatively Clean
Breadspreads by Susan
Custom Embroidery
Pottery & Woodwork - Kara
Dudes Dogs & Dames
Handmade Dog toys by Lori
Lady Bug Delightz
Neon Clocks

Mary Kay

Schmoopsies Couture



Shelter, Rescue & Animal Organizations

Human Animal Rescue (Animal Rescue League/Western PA Humane Society)

Washington Area Humane Society
Australian Shepherd Rescue
Humane PA PAC
Pet Search
Hope Haven
Animal Care & Welfare
Hancock County Animal Shelter
4 Paws Elkhound rescue
Fix Ur Cat
Great Pyrenees Rescue

Washington County Animal Response Team
In Stride Therapeutic Riding
Horse & Soul Rescue & Therapeutic Riding
Second Chance Equine Association
Tri-State Pony Club
Nickers & Neighs
Arabian Rescue Mission
Save a Horse
PA Equine Rescue and Retirement Foundation

Flying Changes Equine Rescue

Columbus, Ohio

Coming September 8-10, 2017 at the Ohio Expo Center & Fairgrounds

Details to be announced soon!

Contact: 724-292-7387