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!

This Bud?s for You!

Humans have between 9,000 and 10,000 taste buds. Guess how many tastebuds your pet has? Click here.


Don’t give sweets to your furry sweetheart this season.

Poop Freeze

Of all the unique products we have come across, Poop Freeze tops our list. This emergency pet product is perfect for that un-housebroken puppy or kitten, as well as the older pet that has occasional accidents. It’s a specially formulated aerosal freeze spray that forms a frosty film on pet poop, hardening the surface for […]

Toliet Training for Cats

Did you know that you can toilet-train your cat in as little as three weeks?

Doggy-and-Me Trail Hikes

The City of Fullerton recreation department offers a one-day course ($18) to introduce you to hiking with your dog. All participants must be able to walk between one to two miles. Dogs must be current on their shots and at least one year old. (714) 738-6317

Ain’t Too Proud to Beg!

Six simple tips to keep your dog from begging!

D-I-Y Dog Training!

How about getting the whole family?especially the kids?involved in training the dog? Local recreation departments offer low-cost training classes in four to six-week sessions. Classes include ?Frisbee Fun For Dogs,? ?Crash Course in Basic Canine Manners,? ?Puppy Kindergarten? and? ?Help! My Dog is Driving Me Crazy.? See ?Dog Sports,? ?Training? and ?Trails? in Petsguide to […]

Sit Ubu, Sit!

The most common trick to teach a dog is “sit.” Simply hold a treat in your fingers and put it near your dog’s nose and slightly backward (toward the tail). As the dog watches the treat go back over his head, his rear end should naturally go down. When his rear end hits the floor, […]

Housetraining 101

If your pup has an accident indoors and you catch him in the act of eliminating, do something to interrupt him and immediately take him to his bathroom spot. Don?t punish, as animals don?t understand punishment after the fact, even if it?s only seconds later. Also, clean the soiled area thoroughly. Puppies are likely to […]

Six Steps To A (Mostly) Perfect Pet

In order to help pet owners free themselves and their pets of negative behaviors?or avoid them altogether?we asked seven professional animal trainers what they think are some of the most important things pet owners should know about their pets. The results? Six simple steps that can help promote the perfect pet-human relationship (no matter what degree of perfection you?re after).