the quarantine stream pet stars

(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)

The Series: Pet Stars

Where You Can Stream It: Netflix

The Pitch: A docuseries that follows Colleen Wilson and Melissa May Curtis as they run Pets on Q, a talent agency for pets. Yes, really, that’s it. It’s delightful.

Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: I don’t know about you, but I find myself more and more often turning to harmless, simple entertainment these days. Don’t get me wrong: I still watch serious stuff. But as I seek out distractions from the hell that is reality, I find comfort in shows like Pet Stars. It’s not intellectually challenging. It’s not even particularly great. And that’s fine. It made me laugh and it showed me cute animals, and sometimes that’s enough.

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pet stars trailer

Welcome to the wild and cuddly world of famous pets. Or rather, will-be famous pets, once the pet talent agency Pets on Q is through with them. Netflix’s newest reality series, Pet Stars, follows talent management agency Pets on Q as they find the next big pet star, from good doggos to weird reptiles and everything in-between. Watch the Pet Stars trailer below.
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