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The Petsguide Blog
The Petsguide Blog is full of useful, fun, weird, and just plain cool pet stuff, from the newest toys to the oldest tricks!
Everyone knows you and your Schnauzer are joined at the hip. But no matter how devoted the two of you are, there will come a time when you need to part.
It hurts to leave your beloved pet behind when you sail out on vacation. But it’ll hurt a lot less with Petsguide’s very special sitting and boarding issue – out now! Find great care – and perks! – while you’re away.
You’ll get tons of tips for finding a perfect sitter, sniffing out a great boarding facility, getting your pet ready, and dealing with separation anxiety – yours and his!
And don’t miss the 38 other pages packed with pet-friendly events, resources, shops, services, even bakeries. It’s free!
Make tracks for the 25th annual America’s Family Pet Expo April 25-27 at the OC Fair & Event Center! All weekend long, you’ll meet, see and interact with a show-stopping display of all creatures great and small, from rare birds, exotic reptiles, colorful fish, miniature horses and fancy felines to precocious pups. Watch for a variety of animal stage shows, features and attractions.
The Animal Health Foundation, a nonprofit group dedicated to helping pets and wildlife in need, is hosting its first ever “Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound” fundraiser on March 30th at Irvine Regional Park. The registration fee of $25 per person will go towards the AHF’s programs which provide financial assistance for veterinary care, disaster relief, and wildlife in need. Funding will also go towards the Caring Creatures pet therapy programs and scholarships.
Just as there are a wide variety of manifestations of pain in humans, so are there for animals. Some people tolerate dental work very stoically and honestly don’t mind it that much while the same procedure is unadulterated torture for others. Similarly, we have observed that if you cut a toe nail too short on one dog, he might simply pull his paw away while another dog might shriek so loud that an entire block will wonder what animal abuse has just taken place! Learn to read your pet’s secret signs of pain so you can find the right treatment.
If your pooch is suddenly limping or licking his paw, check his toes. Especially when they’re overgrown, it’s easy for dogs to snag their toenails on carpets, blankets or bushes. And that hurts.
Faster than your pooch can swallow a pork chop, you could be facing a pet emergency. Whether it’s choking, a run-in with a car or accidental poisoning, the vast majority of dogs and cats will experience some sort of crisis in their lifetime. How you handle it could make all the difference.
Don’t panic! Petsguide’s Big Emergency Rescue Issue is out this week, with everything you need to keep your cool and give your pet the best care possible, under the worst of circumstances.
Learn the signs of a true emergency, how to build a pet first-aid kit, and who to call for help. With this special issue on your bookshelf, you’ll know how to track down a lost pet fast, fix a snagged nail, stop a dog fight, de-stink a pooch that’s been skunked and more!
They’re not just for chewing shoes — your dog’s teeth are important to his health and happiness. VCA West Los Angeles shared their top 10 tips for protecting your pet’s pearly whites.