Rescue vs. Shelter: What’s the Difference?

What’s the difference between a rescue and a shelter?

What To Do If You Lost/Found a Pet

A checklist for what to do if you lost or found a pet.

New Issue: What Your Pets Really Want You to Know!

The difference between rescues vs. shelters, animal emergency resources and more.

The Petsguide Directory

The Petsguide Directory is a collection of listings for local pet-related businesses, pet services, and pet resources and information. Paws, tails or fins, Petsguide has you covered! Explore the directory by subject or check out a few listings below:

Service Animals

The following organizations provide referrals, information, training and/or service animals, plus ongoing support. Volunteer opportunities available.

Wildlife Services

A list of organizations that help injured wildlife.

Foster Homes for Animals

Foster families take in animals that are waiting to find permanent “fur-ever” homes. Most adoption and rescue organizations need foster families and will provide for the needs of the animals, including food and medical care.

The Petsguide Calendar

The Petsguide Calendar features a variety of pet-friendly events and activities, from breed meetups and yappy hours to training classes and pet shows.

Cat Con in Pasadena

August 29 - 30: Part expo, part symposium, CatCon engages, educates and entertains thousands of fans, featuring the latest in groundbreaking products and ideas for cats and their people.

Surf City Surf Dog Competition in Huntington Beach

September 26: Get stoked for the Huntington Beach Surf Dog Competition, where fearless surFUR dogs will jump on their boards and hang 20! This event brings together the community, surfers, dog lovers, families and pets for some doggone fun!