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:

Flyball – Surf City

Surf City Flyball offers training classes and tournaments.

Licensing: Where and How

Following agencies provide licenses for dogs and cats in Long Beach metro and Orange County.

Poison Helplines

A list of 24-hour hot lines for any animal poison-related emergency.

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.

Job Shadow Class: Veterinarian in Long Beach

October 3 and 18: Fish can get sick too! Join the Aquarium of the Pacific for a job shadow class led by Aquarium Educators. Interact with animal care staff, tour the veterinarian facility, observe staff perform a procedure on an animal and much more.

Doggie Street Festival in Los Angeles

September 12: Bring your friendly dog and join thousands of people to celebrate companion animals. The adopt-a-thon includes dog, cat, parrot and rabbit adoptions. Enjoy music, food, vet tips, pet products and services, kids art area, auction, contests and more!