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:

B & B Pharmacy – Compounding & Health Center

Having trouble giving your pet their medicines? B&B Pharmacy has the answer! Custom-designed to fit your pet’s individual needs, they tailor dosages relative to your pet’s size.

Southeast Area Animal Control Authority

Provides temporary care for animals found within various LA County cities as well as Buena Park and La Palma. Animal viewing hours are: Tuesday – Friday, 11a.m . – 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. They also provide low-cost vaccinations to the public.

Mission Viejo Animal Services Center

Provides care for stray animals, owner-relinquished animals, and animal control services for the residents of Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Laguna Niguel, Mission Viejo, and Rancho Santa Margarita only.

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.

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!