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Helpful Pet Resources

End of Life Decisions:

Lap of Love – Understanding Pet Hospice

PetMD – Pet Hospice – Why You Should Consider It

Psychology Today – Animal Hospice 101



CodaPet - No one wants to think about saying goodbye to their beloved pet.  However, when it comes time to make end-of-life decisions, in-home euthanasia lets you say goodbye while your beloved dog or cat stays comfortable in a familiar

WebMD – What Happens When You Put Your Pet To Sleep?



Justin Black website for grief– A frequent guest blog contributor on pet loss for Pet Perennials

Coping with the Death of a Pet – Understanding Pet Loss Grief

Pet Memorials at Home: A Guide to Logistics and Legalities for Memorializing Your Pets

9 Loving Ideas to Honor a Beloved Pet That Has Passed Away

Helping a Child Cope with the loss of a Pet

How Long After the Death of My Dog Should I wait to Get Another One?

Pet Grieving: How Pets Mourn the Loss of a Companion

Association for Pet Loss and Bereavement     An association of pet loss counselors and professionals. The site offers links, articles, a bookstore, and directories of counselors and pet loss support groups. 

Hoofbeats in Heaven    A site dedicated to resources on "horse loss support", including an e-mail support group

Rainbow Bridge Movie    A short, sweet "movie" version of the Rainbow Bridge story    

Equine Protection Network     A guide to facilities that handle burials or cremations for horses.


Pet Insurance

List of Pet Insurance Companies – Why Pet Insurance?

Average Cost of Pet Insurance for Dogs and Cats

Pet Insurance Explained

The Best Pet Insurance Companies (May 2023)


Veterinary Resources

What You Should Know About Emergency Vets (Before You Need One)

Lick Sleeve - An alternative to the "Cone of Shame"


Physical Therapy Resource for Pets

Physical Therapy for Pets

Top Ten Reasons to Spay or Neuter Your Pet

Low-Cost Spay & Neuter Programs


Funding Options for Veterinary Care

Waggle Crowd Funding Options

Financial Aid for Pet Care – Availability by State

The Average Cost of Taking Your Pet to the Vet

The Annual Vet Visit Cost – What to Expect

Affordable Pet Labs


Pet Safety Resources

Guide to Keeping Your Pets Safe At Home

FidoFinder.com    A site where you can register a missing pet, along with useful tips for finding a lost pet.

Expertise - Home Safety Guide for Pet Owners This home safety guide covers everything from common household dangers to pet proofing your house to medicines/chemicals.

PETA – People for the Ethical Treatment of AnimalsDog Bite Statistics


Pet Industry Trends

Predicted Pet Trends for 2019

2019 Pet Trends That You (And Your Dog and Cat) Can Get Excited About

Dog Bite Statistics


Fur-children and Millennials

Why Are So Many Millennials Opting For Pets, Not Parenthood?

Millennials Put Pets First When Buying A Home


Guides on Types of Pets and Right Fit

Cat or Dog – Which Is Best For Me?

The Benefits of Owning A Cat!

AKC – 75 Ways To Be A Responsible Dog Owner


Pet Food Recall Resources

DogFoodAdvisor – Dog Food Recalls – Check for Your Brand Here

AMVA – Animal Food Recalls and Alerts


Children & Pet Resources

Ten Tips For Introducing Children To A New Dog

How To Introduce A Puppy Or An Adult Dog To Children

Introducing Your Cat To Kids

Animal Planet – 5 Tips For Introducing Kittens And Kids

AKC – Helpful Hints When Introducing A New Baby To A Dog

The Benefits Of A Family Pet

Caring For Pets Teaches Children Responsibility

5 Reasons NOT To Give A Pet For Christmas


Walking the Dog Resources

10 Tips For Hiking With Dogs

How To Leash Train Your Puppy

AKC – 3 Ways You Might Be Ruining Your Dog’s Walk


Seasonal Topics & Resources

Pet Emergency Preparedness

5 Hot Tips For Summer Pet Care

Answers To Your Questions About Dog Flu

Dog Flu – The Importance Of Vaccinating Your Pet

Dealing With Pet Allergies

Fall Pet Care

Cold Weather Fun With Fido

Winter Pet Safety 101

How To Make The Holiday Season Safe For Your Cat

New Year’s Resolutions For You And Your Pet


Pets and the Elderly

The Healing Power of Pets For The Elderly

Pets For The Elderly – Companion Animals

Assisted Living For Seniors With Pets

ASPCA – Pet Trust Primer

Helping Senior Parents Care For Their Pets

Canine Caregivers for Dementia and Alzheimer's ™ Patients: 


Dog Parks

Safety At Dog Parks – Don’t Make These Mistakes

Dog Parks – The Good, The Bad, And The Ugly


Traveling With Pets

Planes, Trains and Automobiles – Traveling With A Pet

The Ultimate Guide To Traveling With Pets



Fostering A Pet – Frequently Asked Questions

8 Myths About Fostering A Pet

PACT foranimals.org – Fostering Eligibility Requirements

PACT for Animals  PACT gives peace of mind to children and adults in medical care, as well as veterans and military personnel, by providing temporary foster care for their beloved pets until they can be reunited.


Feral Cats

Feral Cats – The Forgotten Kitties

Feral And Stray Cats – An Important Difference


Therapy Dogs

Registering Your Therapy, Emotional Support or Service Dog


Dogs for Vets

Pets For Vets

Warrior Canine Connection

Pets For Patriots


Pet Friendly Businesses:

65 Most Pet Friendly Stores In The US

37 Dog Friendly Stores and Restaurant Chains

Booking.com – Pet Friendly Hotels - Worldwide


Pet Sites of Interest

Catington Post

Dogington Post


Pet Magazines



Modern Dog Magazine

Best Friends Magazine


Animal Wellness

Horse Illustrated 

Practical Horseman

Horse & Rider

Pony Magazine


Young Rider Magazine


Senior Pets

8 Common Health Problems In Senior Dogs


Adopt, Shop – New Family Members:

American Pet Association – by pet owners for pet owners’ resources

AMVA – Guidelines For Responsible Pet Ownership

Mutual Rescue – Dog Day Out

American Kennel Club - AKC

Petfinders – Where Pets Find Their People!

Pet Finder Foundation – their mission is to assure that no adoptable pet is euthanized for lack of a good home



Train: Understanding Pet Behavior

How To Train Your Dog

My Dog Is Acting Crazy: What Should I Do?


Pet Equipment

10 Money Saving Tips For Pet Parents

Dog Proofing Your Backyard

Microchipping Your Pet



Do It Yourself Grooming At Home

Grooming Tips Every Pet Parent Should Know

Pet Grooming 101 For Dogs And Cats 

Help! My Dog Freaks Out At The Groomer!

Love Da Pawz- Distributor of Natural Pet Shampoos & Conditioners (Envirogroom)


Doggy Daycare – Pet Walkers – Pet Sitters:

Doggy Daycare Information

The Top Ten Reasons You Should Hire A Dogwalker 

When Should You Hire A Dog Walker And How Do You Find The Right One?



Waggle and Rescue – How to Partner


Business Resources & General Information

Understanding Your Pet Grooming Customers

How To Groom An Aggressive Dog

Helpful Ways To Calm A Dog When Grooming

The Pros And Cons Of Starting A Pet Grooming Business

How To Set Up And Run Your Own Dog Grooming Biz - YouTube

Writing A Mobile Pet Grooming Biz Plan



National Dog Groomers Association of America

International Pet Groomers Inc.

International Society of Canine Cosmetologists

International Groomers Association

Pet Sitters International

International Boarding & Pet Services Association - ABPSA

National Association of Professional Pet Sitters

APPA – American Pet Products Association

International Association of Canine Professionals

Association of Professional Dog Trainers – APDT 

National Association of Dog Obedience Instructors - NADOI

The Pet Professional Guild - PPG

International Association of Animal Behavioral Consultants - IAABC

American Pet Professionals - APP

American Veterinary Medical Association    

American Association of Housecall Veterinarians


Business – Pet Related - Magazines

Grooming Business Magazine

PetGroomer.com Magazine

Groomer to Groomer and Pet Boarding Magazines

Total Grooming Magazine

Pet Product News

Pet Business Magazine

Pet Edge