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!

Answering the Call: Howls4Towels

Petsguide Magazine’s first annual Howls4Towels collected more than 500 lbs. of donated goods benefiting a dozen Long Beach Metro and Orange County animal shelters and organizations.

Old Dog, Good Tricks

Anyone who’s ever hurried into a room only to wonder, “Why did I come in here?” or who’s ever been serenaded by knees that crackle like a campfire, can tell you that getting old isn’t easy. Well, the same is true for our cats and dogs, only faster … much faster.


Lost or Found?

Losing your pet can be the worst feeling. But, would you know what to do if you found someone else’s best friend? For those who feel they’ve done all they can without avail, take heart: Petsguide has additional tips for those who misplaced their pet, as well as for those who can make joyful reunions a reality. Read on to learn about humane groups’ additional services and how to locate no-kill shelters that can care for a lost pet.


Bag It, Pac It, Trash It

Durable and lightweight, easy on the eyes and budget, PoopPac offers a solution for discretely cleaning up after your pet while in public.


Keep Your Dogz Kool

Hot dog! Here’s something to keep yours cool – Kool Dogz Ice Treat Maker for those dog days of summer.


Dog-tivities: Things To Do With Your Pet

When the adventurous and creative, not to mention the culinary, have gone mainstream, it’s given us numerous things to do with our dogs, things that range from sporty to shapely to fun and everything in between.


A Special Look

At Puppy Shop Boys, good grooming is essential to a healthy pet. Learn what kind of pampering this Costa Mesa-based pet boutique lavishes on pets sitting in their groomers’ chairs.


Fetch This!

Summer/fall Petsguide is here! In this issue, we focus on the power and benefits of play – conventional and unusual ways to bond with your pet, and why the mainstreaming of the creative and adventurous has helped play has evolved into something more meaningful, and, ultimately mutually healthy for you both. Writer Steve Lowery offers some ideas for you to consider.


True Blue

Talk about a new spin on the phrase “true blue” friend! “Canine Colors” author Letitia Fox and canine expert Penny Scott-Fox pooled their backgrounds pooled their backgrounds in canine behavior and canine behavior and personality temperament to create a color-based personality system for pets and pet-owners.


Can You Over-Walk Your Dog?

Dog walking is a healthy, daily ritual with physical and mental benefits. However, what’s good for a full-grown German Shepherd isn’t necessarily ideal for a Pomeranian or a puppy. We spoke with American Kennel Club spokeswoman and pet advice columnist Lisa Peterson about dog- and puppy-walking in the city, at the beach and why age actually matters.


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