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!

Get Your K-9 Water Caddy for Summer and Use it All Year Long

Summer is here, including playful walks, hikes and trips with your dog. How about a source of clean water just for your dog, that is convenient for you to carry and leaves your hand free?

Walk a Hound, Lose a Pound

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.


Signs of Pain in Pets

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.


Treat a Snagged Nail

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.


Protect Your Pet’s Teeth

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.


Pets and Your Pocketbook

It’s proven: adopt a dog or a cat and you’ll have lower blood pressure, fewer headaches, a stronger heart, more friends and less stress. But all that health and happiness is shot if your pet drains your bank account. Care can be expensive.


The Puppy Primer

In the list of cutest things on Earth, puppies have wriggled their way to the top. With their little pink bellies, too-big paws and shaky legs, they’re pretty darned hard to resist. But insiders know that puppies are W-O-R-K.


Tricks of the Trade

As we all know, pets are creatures of infinite powers and depth. One need only gaze into the eyes of a dog or feel the steadying rhythm of a cat’s purr against their chest to know that.


Fun Cat Food Maze

The Catit Design Senses Food Maze is an amusing way to feed your cat.


My Dog is Cool…Is Yours?

During the hot summer days, our pets need our extra attention. Dogs can heat up quick in a car, even on a “quick” errand. At Petsguide, we want to spread the word to keep dogs cool this summer.


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