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tableofcontents Adoption & Rescue �������������������������������5 Animal Communicators ������������������������8 Birds ������������������������������������������������������8 Boarding & Day Care ����������������������������9 Calendar ����������������������������������������������37 Career Training �����������������������������������12 Cats �����������������������������������������������������12 Clubs & Social Groups ������������������������31 Dog Sports & Fitness ��������������������������13 Emergency Resources ������������������������14 End-of-Life ������������������������������������������17 Groomers ��������������������������������������������18 Identification & Licensing ������������������20 Nutrition & Health �������������������������������21 Parties �������������������������������������������������21 Pet Assistance ������������������������������������22 Pet Shops & Boutiques �����������������������24 Pet Sitters & Dog Walkers ������������������26 Photography ����������������������������������������36 Poop Removal �������������������������������������26 Recreation �������������������������������������������26 Reptiles & Exotics �������������������������������29 Service & Therapy Animals ����������������30 Shelters �����������������������������������������������30

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publisher’s note Sometimes you need to call in the pros to set the record straight. We’re not talking lawyers and law enforcement…but more importantly, pet detectives and myth busters. It’s time to replace the tall “tails” floating around out there with solid facts from our deep-digging experts that have tackled nasty—seriously, nasty—pet rumors, ranging from the cleanliness of a dog’s mouth to the truth behind butt scooting. We took 22 whoppers right off the rumor mill (surprisingly, none of these involve a Kardashian) and listed them on pages 3 and 4 as a true/false pop quiz. We all love a pop quiz, right? Take it and see if you’re a “Pet Expert” with full bragging rights, or a “Still-in-Training” pet lover—scores on page 14. Either way, we guarantee that reading the quiz will make you a better pet parent—it may even save your pet’s life. So will the rest of this issue! We’ve updated hundreds of existing resources from emergency services to pet sitting and training; added new listings (who’s up for dock diving?); and included a new chapter on “Career Training” for those interested in working with our furry friends. And, lest we have overlooked something, visit our online “Rumor Mill” at petsguidemagazine.com, where we will continue our search for the truth. You post “said” rumor, we dig up and post the facts. Happy to have you use it as a suggestion box, too. After all, you and your pets are why we’re here. How can we help?

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Animal Referral Center, “sick or well dogs can have either warm or cold noses.” Check with your veterinarian if your dog stops eating or drinking, or is acting strange—they’re better indicators of illness. I can walk up to any dog that’s wagging its tail—that means it’s happy! False! Have you ever met a person who inexplicably smiles when they’re nervous, sad or angry? (Think Christopher Walken.) Likewise, a wagging tail could mean a dog’s feeling tense, annoyed, scared or agro. “If the tail is set high, straight up and wagging fast, that’s usually because it’s excited,” said Jan Vincent of Four Paws U. “If it’s low-slung with a slow wag, that could mean the dog’s unsure.” Ask his owner before extending your hand for a sniff.

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lawn. If you think your dog has ingested fertilizer, pesticides or weed killer, call animal poison control; see page 17 for a list of 24-hour helplines. Fees apply. There’s no way my 10-year-old dog is going to learn to sit. False! You know the saying, “You can’t teach an old dog...”? Credit that little gem to the British author Fitzherbert, who wrote in 1523 “the dogge must lerne when he is a whelpe; for it is harde to make an old dogge to stoupe.” Since then, we’ve

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Dog slobber heals wounds? Cats and babies don’t mix? Rice makes birds explode? Our crack team of Petsguide researchers went on the offensive, digging up facts and sniffing out whoppers to clear up the most common mammalian myths. Best of all, our info has been “vetted” by Dr. Peter Weinstein and his team from the Southern California Veterinary Medical Association. (Thanks, SCVMA!) Take our quiz and set things straight. My pet needs flea medication year-round. True! Spring and summer are prime time for fleas, but the critters are all around, all the time. Adults, larvae and eggs don’t like cold, but flea pupae can survive in frigid temperatures for up to a year. And let’s face it: your cat or dog is likely inside where it’s a cozy 70 degrees most of the time—perfect conditions for fleas. Ask your veterinarian for a safe, affordable year-round flea treatment, and vacuum regularly. Dogs are color blind. False! Sure, dogs have trouble picking yellow, green and red out of a line-up, but they are able to see shades of blue, purple and gray—similar to a person with red/green color blindness. They also use contrast, light and motion to make sense of what they’re seeing. I can tell if my dog is sick just by touching his nose. Warm means sick. False! “Just as there is no correlation between ‘cold hands and a warm heart’ in people,” says Bob Murtaugh DVM, MS, medical director for VCA All Care more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

A dog’s mouth is actually cleaner than a human’s.

Debunking Common Pet Myths

False! Some people still believe that dog saliva has healing properties. (“Here, Fluffy! Lick this paper cut!”) But classic “dog breath” comes from the abundant bacteria inside your beloved’s mouth. It’s different from human bacteria, but germy nonetheless. Babies, toddlers and people with weakened immune systems should stay away—or wash with soap and water after sloppy kisses.

determined that Fitzherbert was a downer. “The biggest reason dogs don’t comply is that they don’t understand, or they’re distracted,” Vincent said. “If you teach your dog to sit at home and then take him to Irvine Spectrum and ask him to do the same thing, he won’t—because there’s too much going on.” With a kind, patient and consistent teacher, a healthy dog can continue to learn all sorts of new tricks that will delight and amaze your friends until the day he goes to Doggie Heaven. (And they actually like the stimulation.)

Kids raised with pets have less asthma and allergies.

I never give my cat a bath because he hates water.

True! Good news for rug rats: researchers at Johns Hopkins Medicine found that newborns exposed to pet dander are less likely to suffer from allergies, wheezing and asthma later on. The findings go along with the theory that kids who grow up in too-clean homes can develop hyper-sensitive immune systems. Raise your young ‘uns on a farm, and they’ll be even better off! (Sorry, but you’ll have to dust eventually: the protective effects only last through Junior’s first year.)

False! Most cats aren’t up for swimming the English Channel, but many actually like dipping a paw or dueling with a dripping faucet. The real reason you don’t need to give your cat a bath is that they groom themselves, thank you very much. But if your cat is sticky or smelly, try setting him in an empty sink and rubbing him with a warm, wet washcloth. If he’s good with that, slowly pour a pitcher of warm water over his fur, suds him up with cat shampoo and rinse twice. Dry with a cozy towel and plenty of praise. (Another easy option: pick a professional groomer from page 18.)

My dog is eating grass—his tummy must be upset. It depends. If your Schnauzer is nibbling your St. Augustine, he may just have a normal craving. But if your pooch is going at it like a Vegas buffet, most likely he was using the grass to purge something funky. If you see lasting signs of tummy troubles, call your veterinarian for advice. And remember to use only non-toxic products on your

Dog shampoo is a waste of money. I can just use mine. False! Lather your pooch with Wella Balsam, and you can cross him off your BFF list. People shampoo strips away an important layer that protects your pooch from bacteria, parasites and viruses. When Fido starts itching and stinking (because of the bacteria), many pet owners will double up on petsguide summer/fall 2015 | 31 petsguide summer/fall


the scrubbing, making the situation even worse. Look for special dog shampoo at your local pet store or vet’s office, preferably with natural moisturizers and no artificial fragrances or colors. And— surprise!—dogs with normal skin only need a bath every month or two, so go ahead and splurge on a nice-smelling bottle. If you suspect a skin disease, call your vet. Veterinarians try to sell you dental cleanings to make money. Who brushes a dog’s teeth? Ha! False! Take good care of those pearly whites and you could avoid big problems. According to Dr. Murtaugh, dental health, including regular preventive dental cleaning, is important for your pet’s overall well-being. Here’s why: When plaque and tartar build up and spread under your dog’s gum line, bacteria can cause inflammation, tooth loss and tissue damage. It can even enter the bloodstream and strain your pet’s heart, liver and kidneys. Learn how to brush your cat’s or dog’s teeth, and schedule regular cleanings. My Rottweiler gets plenty of exercise running around my yard. False! Grab the leash. Out in the wild, your dog’s great-grandparents roamed the land, hunted for food, cared for puppies and fought off rivals. Today’s dogs? Not so much. Just like us, modern dogs need way more exercise than they’re getting. Whether you walk, run, skate, toss a Frisbee or play a round of fetch with your pet, you’ll see the benefits. Exercise helps keep dogs healthy, trim, quick and limber. It works wonders for their sleep and digestion, and builds their trust and confidence. Best of all, it gives them an alternative to anti-social behavior, like digging, barking, chewing and spazzing. The ASPCA recommends at least a daily half-hour walk. Get going! My dog loves human food. Just a little doesn’t hurt. It depends. Typical table scraps are usually too fatty, causing diarrhea, vomiting and pancreatitis. Others, like onions, raisins, grapes, walnuts, fruit pits and chocolate, are downright dangerous. And if your dog finds out he’s welcome to your plate, he’ll drive you nuts with begging, or refuse his kibble. If you still want to share, give your pet an occasional sample in his own bowl. Safe bets? Plain pasta or brown rice; lean, cooked meat, cut into chunks; raw or steamed chopped vegetables (hold the avocados); frozen applesauce or mashed bananas; natural peanut butter (check the label for unsafe additives, like Xylitol); and scrambled eggs with cheese. Bone appétit!

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Some backyard and indoor plants could kill my pet.

Mutts have a better health track record than purebreds.

True! Azaleas, tulips, rhododendron, lilies, chrysanthemums and other common plants can cause everything from drooling and diarrhea to seizures, kidney damage and heart problems. Find a database of toxic and non-toxic plants—for dogs, cats and horses—at aspca.org under Pet Care, Animal Poison Control. Revamp your yard by doing a web search for “pet-friendly landscaping.”

Um, probably. The question is still up for debate. But veterinarian Dr. Patty Khuly writes that purebreds are more susceptible to genetic problems like hip dysplasia, some types of cancer and lots of knee, spinal, heart, skin, blood, brain, liver and kidney diseases. That means mutts have better odds for a long life and fewer vet bills. But keep in mind that socialization problems and infectious diseases can affect any dog, from pound puppies to Queen Elizabeth Pocket Beagles. Let love be your guide.

If you see a coyote, RUN! False! He’ll chase you down faster than a Dallas Cowboys linebacker. Instead, The Humane Society (and most cities with a coyote population) recommend hazing to restore the natural fear of humans they’ve lost while rummaging through our trash. Stand up tall, wave your arms and yell “Go away, coyote!” (Yes, seriously.) If he stands his ground, or runs a few feet and stops to look back at you, keep up the hazing. Walk toward him, clap your hands, stomp your feet, yell or pick up the garden hose and start spraying. Carry a little air horn or whistle, a squirt gun or something you can throw toward (not at) the coyote while you’re out walking your dogs. It usually takes a couple of spooks, but coyotes eventually learn to steer clear of humans. I’m pregnant, so I need to get rid of my cat. False! There’s no need to shun your first-born furbaby, but you will need to hand off the litter-scooping duties to a friend or family member. Day-old cat poo can transmit toxoplasmosis, a parasitic infection that can cause serious birth defects, including eye and brain damage. (And don’t believe the old wives’ tale that cats suck the breath out of babies. That one’s bogus.) Butt scooting means my dog has worms. False! That’s one reason, but not the reason. Dogs drag their fannies to relieve an itch or discomfort. The top culprits are matted fur, tapeworms, an inflamed anal sac or, more serious, rectal prolapse or tumors. If your dog scoots regularly, take a peek. Call your veterinarian if you see swelling, discharge or any protruding mass, or if the problem doesn’t resolve quickly on its own.

My dog will be fine in the car if I crack a window. False! On a mild 78-degree day, the inside of your car can reach 120 degrees in minutes—and 160 degrees on a summer day. This can cause brain damage or death from heat stroke—all while you run in the bank. The American Veterinary Medical Association says cracking the window makes absolutely no difference. Bottom line: never leave an animal unattended in a vehicle! We’re including a special notice in our wedding invitations telling guests not to throw rice. It kills birds. False! According to the researchers at snopes.com, ornithologists have never heard of a single bird dying from rice thrown at a wedding. What’s more, birds that were fed rice as part of a University of Kentucky lab experiment simply went on with their day. Never take a bulldog running with you. True! Dogs with short or flat noses (technically called brachycephalic breeds) have trouble breathing when they work out too hard, especially when the weather heats up. Go for a short walk instead. Cats are loners. False! Felines can be every bit as chummy as dogs. According to veterinarian Gary Weitzman in “How to Speak Cat: A Guide to Decoding Cat Language,” a cat’s personality depends on his genes and how much he was snuggled before he hit eight weeks old. Kittens that were left alone tend to like it that way. But kittens that get plenty of your attention will follow you to the ends of the Earth. Have an older cat with cold shoulders? Let her warm up to you on her terms and you might someday find her purring in your lap. Extra Credit & Scores! Want extra points? Take the mini-quiz on page 16. Want your score? See page 14.


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adoption & rescue Agencies that offer rescued pets for adoption and/or referrals for adoption. Many organizations have pictures of available pets on their website. An application process is required prior to adoption. Most animals are spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Most organizations also provide rescue services, including owner surrenders (also see “Pet Assistance”), and volunteer opportunities, such as pet foster homes and adoption events. Also see: “Shelters.” • Beagles and Buddies 23430 U.S. Hwy. 18, Apple Valley (626) 444-9664 www.beaglesandbuddies.com B&B’s 15-acre sanctuary is located in Apple Valley in San Bernardino County, just east of Victorville. They are open weekdays by appointment; and Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (until 4 p.m. during summer), with open-house-style adoptions. They like to receive an emailed application in order to familiarize themselves with adopters; since they know their dogs well, they can help with a good match. And, that helps them to decide who to bring to their mobile events. Petsmart, 21848 Valley Blvd., City of Industry, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Petco, 7262 N. Rosemead Blvd., San Gabriel, Sundays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (until 5 p.m. during summer). Each of their dogs are microchipped with prepaid registration, spayed/neutered, fully vaccinated, dewormed, and leave freshly bathed with leash/collar and all medical records. In the past 20 years, they have rescued, rehabbed and re-homed more than 14,000 dogs. B&B will always accept the return of any of their grads—for any reason—for the rest of their lives. A great place to volunteer—contribute your time, talents and support their therapy dog program for the disabled, PTSD veterans and others in need. • Coastal German Shepherd Rescue (714) 528-4730 www.coastalgsr.org Coastal German Shepherd Rescue is a non-profit 501(c)3 public charity dedicated to finding lov-

Purebred German Shepherd Dogs of all ages, colors and sizes seeking loving, forever families. To learn more about adoption event dates and locations and to view available dogs, please visit our website.

www.gsroc.org View our wish list to help our dogs! www.gsroc.org/donate.html ing homes for abandoned German Shepherds in Southern California. Established in 2004, CGSR rescues dogs from high-kill shelters stretching from Central California to Mexico. Adoptable shepherds and shepherd mixes are available ranging in age from puppies to seniors (visit their website for a list of available dogs). Foster homes are always needed. Tax-deductible donations welcome. See the “Events” page on their website for upcoming adoptions. See ad on this page. • German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County (714) 974-7762 www.gsroc.org German Shepherd dogs are legendary for their intelligence, beauty and loyalty. German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County is a non-profit organization that rescues and re-homes purebred German Shepherds that have lost their homes due to unfortunate circumstances. Last year, they found loving homes for over 400 purebred dogs. Visit their website to donate, adopt, volunteer or surrender a dog. Adoption events are held every weekend at area pet retailers, see their website for locations. See ad on this page. • Southern California Bulldog Rescue (714) 612-0265 www.socalbulldogrescue.org So Cal Bulldog Rescue specializes in rescuing abandoned and homeless English bulldogs in the Southern California area. The non-profit rescue focuses on rescuing bulldogs from shelters, as well as saving those surrendered by owners and abandoned at vet offices. The rescue network consists of many volun-

teers who foster, perform home checks, transport, and place bulldogs into homes. They help find suitable homes; during the last seven years, more than 1,000 bulldogs have been placed through rescue. So Cal Bulldog Rescue relies entirely on donations and fundraisers for support. Like their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/southerncaliforniabulldogrescue. See ad on page 13. • Start a Nonprofit Animal Rescue with the Help of 501(c)(3) 4u (714) 768-5987 www.501c34u.com Need a new 501(c)(3) animal rescue? 501(c)(3) 4u will expertly guide you through every phase of obtaining your tax-exempt status. They have over 20 years experience with guaranteed results and a 100% success rate! They have individually guided over 200 non-profits successfully through the 501(c)(3) process. When your non-profit organization receives IRS 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status, donor contributions become tax-deductible to the donor and tax-exempt to you—a huge benefit to you and your donors. More donations means more rescued animals! Call today. See ad on page 23. • The Pet Rescue Center 25800 Jeronimo Road, Ste. 100, Mission Viejo (877) 277-7938 www.thepetrescuecenter.org A non-profit adoption center that works with the community, shelters, veterinarians and animal rescue groups to save the lives of dogs and cats at risk of euthanasia due to overpopulation. They provide educa-

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tion, rescue programs, and a no-kill, veterinary-supervised, temporary sanctuary for these pets while working to locate an adopting family. Volunteer opportunities available, apply online at www.thepetrescuecenter.org. All-Breed Rescue Groups Adopt & Shop (562) 531-2871 353 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood www.adoptandshop.org A Home 4 Ever Rescue (702) 249-3817 www.ahome4everrescue.org All Paws Rescue Rehabilitation & Education www.allpawsrescue-rehab.org

(909) 437-0309

Animal Assistance League of Orange County www.aaloc.org

(714) 893-4393

Animal Match Rescue Team www.amrt.net Animal Network of Orange County (949) 759-3646 www.animalnetwork.org Animals Rule Placement Foundation www.animalsrule.org Barks of Love Animal Rescue (714) 855-5009 www.barksoflove.org BFF K9 Rescue Small breeds only. www.bffk9rescue.org Canine Crusaders www.caninecrusaders.org

(310) 937-7949

Cuddly Canines Rescue Rescue dedicated to saving pregnant dogs and unwanted litters under eight-weeks old from area shelters. Puppies are usually available for adoption at eight weeks of age. www.cuddlycanines.com DogTag - You’re it Rescue www.dogtag.rescueme.org Dream Animal Rescue Mostly a cat rescue with a few dogs available. www. dreamanimalrescue.org Friends of OC’s Homeless Pets (714) 280-4993 www.fochp.org Fur-Ever Home Rescue (949) 444-9154 Specializes in helping families keep their animals, rather than surrendering them, by offering temporary food, financial help (to those who qualify) and more. www.fur-ever-home.org Ghetto Rescue Foundation (714) 924-4733 www.ghettorescueffoundation.org • Gimme Shelter Pets (714) 916-8884 Also provides free behavioral coaching for pet owners who are thinking of relinquishing their animals. www.gimmeshelterpets.org 6 petsguide summer/fall 2015

Good Dog - Good Talk Rescue www.facebook.com/gooddogdogtalk

Stella’s Hope www.stellashope.org

I.C.A.R.E. Dog Rescue www.icaredogrescue.org

The Little Red Dog Rescue www.thelittlereddog.com

(800) 961-1858

K9 Spirit Organization www.k9spirit.org Karma Rescue www.karmarescue.org

(310) 512-7833

Labs and Friends Mostly labs, but also rescues other breeds too. www.labsandfriends.org Marley’s Mutts Dog Rescue www.marleysmutts.org

(661) 750-2875

Modjeska Ranch Rescue (714) 608-3119 Also rescues farm animals, such as horses and goats. www.modjeskaranchrescue.org New Beginnings for Animals (949) 348-8057 www.greatpets.org No Stray Left Behind www.nostrayleftbehind.com

Bird Rescues See “Birds” for an avian rescue. Breed-Specific Rescue Groups Abandoned Terrier Rescue Assoc. (818) 347-1029 Mostly rescues wire-fox terriers. www.atrarescue.com Adopt-A-Saint (888) 231-8713 www.adoptasaint.org Afghan Hound Rescue of So. Cal. (909) 305-0552 www.ahrsc.org Akita Angels www.akitaangels.org

Alley’s Rescued Angels Rescues and places huskies. www.alleysrescuedangels.org

Pardon Me www.pardonmeinc.org Paw Prints in the Sand (949) 203-4504 Also rescues small animals and farm animals. www. pawprintsinthesand.org Pet Project Foundation (949) 595-8899 Rescue partner with Coastal Animal Services Authority (shelter). www.petprojectfoundation.org (909) 203-3695

Pups and Pals (562) 713-5103 Primarily a dog rescue, occasional cats, birds and small animals are available. www.pupsandpals.net Recycled Dog Rescue www.recycleddogrescue.com Rescue Me! Purebred and mixed animals from individuals, families, shelters and rescue groups needing to place them in an emergency. www.rescueme.org Rover Rescue (310) 379-0154 Spay/neuter vouchers are available for eligible families. www.roverrescue.com West Coast Animal Rescue and Sparky and the Gang www.tinyurl.com/sparkygang

Waggin’ Trails Rescue (714) 328-8661 Specializes in rescue transport. www.waggintrails.org

(818) 925-4822

Alaskan Klee Kai National Rescue www.akkrescue.com

Noah’s Bark Dog Rescue www.noahs-bark.org

Priceless Pets Rescue www.pricelesspetrescue.org

(949) 427-0925

(310) 621-1417

(951) 532-0491

Almost Home Schnauzer Rescue www.almosthomeschnauzerrescue.wordpress.com American Black and Tan Coon Hound Rescue www.coonhoundrescue.com American Maltese Rescue (949) 838-7929 www.americanmalteserescue.org Australian Shepherd Rescue www.aussierescuesocal.com Basset Hound Rescue of So. Cal. (949) 484-9065 www.bhrsc.org, www.facebook.com/bhrsc Bichon FurKids Rescue www.bichonfurkids.org Border Collie Rescue www.bcrescue.net Boston Buddies www.bostonbuddies.org

(310) 364-4543

Brussels Griffon Rescue www.brusselsgriffonrescue.org Greyhound Adoptions: CalGAP, (949) 275-0916, www.calgap.org; and Fast Friends Greyhound Rescue, (800) 298-5743, www.fastfriends.org. Camp Cocker Rescue www.campcocker.com

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Change of Heart Pit Bull Rescue www.facebook.com/cohpitbullrescue

Great Pyrenees Association in So Cal (909) 887-8201 www.greatpyrrescue.org

Old English Sheepdog Rescue www.oesrescue.com

Dachshund Rescues: Dachshund Paws & Pals Rescue, www.dachshundpaws.org. Dachshund Rescue and Placement, www.doxykeeper.net. Dachshund Rescue of LA, www.dachshundrescueoflosangeles.com. So. Cal. Dachshund Relief, (562) 694-6868, www.scdr.org.

Labrador Rescues: Also see “Labs and Friends” listed under All-Breed Rescue Groups in this section. California Labradors Retrievers and More, (858) 273-5386, www.labsandmore.org. Labrador Rescuers, (619) 819-0234, www.labrescuers.org. So. Cal. Labrador Retriever Rescue, (888) 554-ALAB, www.sclrr.org.

Orange County Pit Bull Rescue www.ocpbr.org

English Springer Rescue America www.springerrescue.org French Bulldog Rescue Network www.frenchbulldogrescue.org German Shepherd Rescues: Also see Coastal German Shepherd Rescue and German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County listed in this section. German Shepherd Safe Haven, (949) 363-5254, www.gssafehaven.org. Golden State German Shepherd Rescue, www.gsgsrescue.org. Westside German Shepherd Rescue, www.sheprescue.org.

Leonberger Rescue (866) 443-4542 www.leonberger-rescue.org Lhasa Happy Homes Rescue (310) 74-LHASA Lhasa Apso, Shih Tsu, Maltese and other small dogs. www.lhasahappyhomes.org

(310) 392-3366

Pei People Shar Pei Rescue www.peipeople.com Pugs ‘n Pals (949) 262-7843 www.pugdogrescue.com Retrievers: Retrievers and Friends of So. Cal., (951) 696-2428, www.retrieversandfriends.com. So. Cal. Golden Retriever Rescue, (866) 2991899, www.scgrrescue.org.

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Shiba Club of So. Cal. and Jindo Project Rescues www.jindoproject.org, www.shibaclubofsocal.com

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Southland Collie Rescue (949) 858-0298, Orange County; (310) 366-5573, Los Angeles. www.collie.org Southland Sheltie Rescue (562) 697-9784 www.adoptasheltie.com Vizsla Rescue www.socalvizslarescue.org Westie Rescues: Westie Rescue of California and Seven Western States, (619) 579-6395, www.westierescueca.com; and Westie Rescue of OC and Beyond (all of California), (714) 9601083, www.westierescueoc.com. Cat Rescues See “Cats” for kitten and cat rescues. Foster Homes for Animals Foster families take in animals that are waiting to find permanent “fur-ever” homes. Most adoption and rescue organizations need foster families and will provide for the needs of the animals, including food and medical care. An application process is usually required. The length of fostering can vary from a few days to several months. For details, inquire at the adoption and rescue organizations listed in this section. If You Lost or Found a Pet or Cannot Take Care of Your Pet See “Emergency Resources.” Multi-Species Rescue Farm Sanctuary’s Animal Acres www.farmsanctuary.org Long Beach Shelter Rescue (562) 618-8638 Adoption of rabbits, rodents, hamsters and

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Guinea pigs rescued from local shelters. Email: rodentlady44@yahoo.com. Meadowbrook Animal Sanctuary & Haven (818) 621-4880 Rescue animals include horses, goats and other farm animals as well as dogs. Ranch contact: Rex Tuggle, (951) 743-5975. www.mashrescueusa.org

specifies otherwise, animals who are not adopted are euthanized after a set period of time. See “Shelters” for a list of local facilities. Web Resources The following websites offer current listings of adoptable pets available from local facilities: www.adoptapet.com, www.petharbor.com, www. petfinder.com and www.rescueme.org.

animal communicators Individuals using intuitive methods to communicate with pets.

Reptile Rescue See “Reptiles and Exotics” for rescues.

• Terri Steuben (714) 875-7194 www.TerriSteuben.com Terri Steuben gives a voice to dogs, cats, horses, birds and other pets through her abilities as an animal communicator. She can give you a better understanding of your pet, and help you solve behavior problems like biting, chewing, jumping, separation anxiety, scratching, sibling disputes and trauma. She assists with puppy education, health issues, comforting passing pets and connecting with deceased pets. Terri also has the gift of medical intuition that allows her to feel where animals are experiencing pain or discomfort in their bodies (see “Therapy and Rehabilitation” for details). Terri’s work with animals includes disaster response and she is regularly called in by the Humane Society of the United States, American Humane Association and other organizations; she works with veterinarians, helps save victimized animals, and performs search and rescue. Give her a call. All Terri needs is a name and she can talk to your pet. Check out Terri’s website for information about her how-to book on communication for pet owners. Terri’s second book, “Tails of Triumph,” about her experiences with animal rescue and Hurricane Katrina will be released August 1. See ad on this page.

Shelter Adoption Most shelters offer adoption of unclaimed, healthy animals (full and mixed breeds) housed in their facilities. There is usually a small fee; spay/neuter and other veterinary services are often included or discounted. Unless the facility

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Orange County Cavy Haven (714) 242-7548 Adoption of rescued Guinea pigs from shelters. www.cavyhaven.org Pig rescues: California Potbellied Pig Assoc., (925) 937-9045, www.cppa4pigs.org. Honey, I Shrunk the Pigs, (714) 985-9954, www.honeyishrunkthepigs.com/rescue. SCAMPP (Southern California Association for Miniature Potbellied Pigs), www.scampp.com. Rabbit Rescue (562) 862-8844 www.rabbitrescue.com The Bunny Bunch (714) 889-9755 Adoption of rescued rabbits, chinchillas, Guinea pigs and other small animals. Free nail trims, gland cleaning and care sheets as well as classes. 15434 Bechler River Ave., Fountain Valley. Adoption center also in Montclair, 4601 Brooks St., (909) 626-3946. www.bunnybunch.org

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Pottsee’s Exotics (562) 804-2220 9929 Artesia Blvd., Bellflower

Bird Clinic (714) 633-2910 200 South Tustin St., Ste. E., Orange. www.thebirdclinic.com

Wild Birds Unlimited (714) 985-4928 Backyard bird/hummingbird supplies. 17611 Yorba Linda Blvd., Yorba Linda. www.yorbalinda.wbu.com

If You Found an Injured or Deceased Bird See Wildlife Services or Animal Control under “Emergency Resources.” Retail Stores BirdStuff (714) 639-6039 210 South Tustin St., Orange. www.birdstuff.com Canary World Exotic Bird Farm (562) 921-8543 13250 Rosecrans Ave., Norwalk www.canaryworldexotic.com Exotic Birds by Fran (714) 761-0868 9215 Valley View St., Cypress www.facebook.com/birdsandsuppliesbyfran Fins ‘N Feathers 14423 Pioneer Blvd., Norwalk

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• Animal Inns of America 10852 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove (714) 636-4455, (562) 424-5429 www.animalinns.com Animal Inns provides the ultimate in pet care, including valet pick-up and delivery services via their own pet limousine. Their comfort care packages include canine suites in a variety of sizes with exercise area, cat apartments with sunning windows, daily grooming, snack and playtime. Every pet receives human touch contact at least six times a day. Detailed records are kept on every guest and a “report card” of daily activities is gone over with the pet owner. Staff veterinarians are available daily, plus a fully equipped animal clinic is just steps away from the facility. Pets may be checked in or picked up 365 days a year, including holidays. Animal Inns encourages pet owners to visit and make a personal inspection of the facility. Come by for a visit! Family run since 1978. See ad on page 11. • Country Care Pet Resort 4691 Valley View Ave., Yorba Linda (714) 985-1330 www.countrycarepetsresort.com Nestled off the beaten track in Yorba Linda, Country Care Pet Resort is a full-service board, care and grooming facility operated by caring animal lovers. As animal “parents” themselves, new owners Debbie Kreutzkamp and Maria Dales understand the emotions pet owners experience at the thought of leaving their animal family members for boarding, so they have customized their service to ensure each animal guest is pampered and happy. The facility offers spacious accommodations for dogs, cats, rabbits, birds and reptiles in a climatecontrolled environment, as well as outdoor play areas, optional walks, doggie day care and kitty cuddling. Animal guests with special needs and those who require medications receive “VIP” treatment as needed. Debbie and Maria are most proud of the care and personalized attention provided by a compassionate team of “guest services personnel,” who treat boarding guests as if they are their own family members. Professional grooming and bathing, Doggie Day Care, and in-kennel training are available upon request. Discounts for military, veterans, members of law enforcement, firefighters and senior citizens. Drop in for a tour any time. Take your pets to the country the next time you travel! See ad on page 9. • Doggietown USA 7466 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach (714) 841-3330 www.doggietownusa.com An indoor, climate-controlled, cage-free day care and boarding facility. Their canine guests are considered extended family and are treated as such. The staff knows every dog coming through the door and who their guest’s favorite friends are. Clients love giving their dogs the opportunity to take part in a “supervised slumber party.” At Doggietown USA, dogs sleep together with other similar-sized canine more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


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c Comfort Care c Health Care ONE DAY FREE c Convenience Care Lodging & physical fitness program when your pet c Wonderful Kuranda Beds stays for 4 days or more. c Valet Pick-Up & Delivery Service Holidays excluded. One coupon per client Come In For with this ad Voted #1 A Tour! Best Pet Animal Inns of America • 10852 Garden Grove Blvd. (freeway close) Boarding Hotel 5 years 714-636-4455 c 562-424-5429 c www.animalinns.com guests on cots in an open environment, and the attentive staff is with the dogs 24/7 to take care of them and keep their sleeping areas clean. All employees are certified in animal first aid and CPR. Doggietown USA is “The Place for Pets to Play and Stay.” See ad on page 10 with coupon for a “Free 1-Day Visit!” • Katella Animal Clinic 10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 www.katellaclinic.com While boarded at the clinic, each dog is given a complimentary exam by the veterinarian. Food is provided, dogs are walked two or more times a day, and the facility is clean and sanitized daily. Vet appointments and grooming services can even be scheduled along with boarding stays; vaccinations can be brought up to date if needed, along with administration of a Capstar tablet for flea prevention. Also see “Veterinary Services.” See ad with discount coupons on page 12. • Kind To Canines 20271 Riverside Drive, Newport Beach (714) 545-2404 www.kindtocanines.com All dogs who board with Kind to Canines are trained

personally by owner Dan Atkinson. The belief that most dogs benefit from a structured schedule of leash training and off-leash socialization is emphasized, rather than traditional boarding where dogs are not mentally and physically stimulated. Although day care services are not offered, dogs have the option of day training where they come in for the day to train with Dan as well as participate in off-leash socialization with groups of dogs. At the end of the day, Dan conducts a private lesson with the owner and assigns “homework.” Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. 5 p.m.; Saturday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.; closed Sundays. See ad on page 33; coupon on page 8. • My Doggies Daycare and Overnight Boarding 30314 Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita (949) 709-4600 www.MyDoggiesDaycare.com Voted the best dog facility in Orange County by the OC Register! Large group play environment, with separate air-conditioned areas for small and large dogs. Doggie cams allow you to watch your pooch while you’re away. Instead of being left in a room or kennel all day, guests enjoy up to 12 hours of play and exercise. Groomers and trainers are onsite. Visit the website for more information and internet specials. Mention this listing and receive a free first day of daycare!

• Paws Chateau 7680 Talbert Ave., Ste. I, Huntington Beach (855) 422-PAWS (7297) www.pawschateau.com At Paws Chateau, they have developed the ultimate dog boarding experience. The resort is staffed by passionate pet professionals who provide your best friend with a safe, comfortable, clean and fun experience. Dog day camp is offered seven days a week. Luxury hotel suites, including Penthouse suites, are available. 24-hour onsite care and live web cams provide constant reassurance. Additional services include bathing, massage, facials and aromatherapy, as well as a Fitness Center; see “Groomers” and “Nutrition and Health” for details. While you’re away, you can have peace of mind, knowing your pet is at their home away from home. See ad on page 10. • Ruff House Pet Resort 3065 Edinger Ave., Tustin 92780 (949) 559-4200 www.RuffHousePetResort.com Ruff House Pet Resort offers boarding in a fun and active environment. Overnight accommodations include Suites and Deluxe Kennels with plenty of space and all the comforts of home. Boarding includes day care with play-time. Dogs are grouped by size and

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Katella Animal Clinic

10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 • raydvm@yahoo.com www.KatellaClinic.com • Est. 1950 Surgical and medical veterinary care for your dogs, cats, exotics, birds, and reptiles. Specializing in orthopedics, declaw, neuter, spay, and all surgical needs.

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Monday - Friday, 7:30 am - 6:30 pm & Saturdays, 7:30 am - 4:30 pm We See EMERGENCIES and WALK-INS during business hours. ONE DISCOUNT PER VISIT temperament into climate-controlled play areas. Customers can access live web cameras and watch with peace of mind while away from home. Located near the OC Airport and open seven days a week for your convenience. Schedule a tour and see why Ruff House Pet Resort is recommended as a fun vacation for dogs! 1st Night Free Promotion. Also see “Training Programs.” See ad on page 10. • Sanders K9 Inn 112 West Walnut Ave., Fullerton (714) 451-2166 www.sandersk9inn.com Sanders K9 Inn is the place where friendships are formed fur-ever. At their 3,500-square-foot facility, they offer day care services and short or long-term boarding. Your best friend will play safely, supervised in a leash-free, cage-free, chain-link-free environment while you’re on vacation or at work. A bath, blow dry, nail trimming and daily brushing to keep your pup feeling clean and invigorated is an optional add-on. Family-owned and operated, they have a passion for pets and understand that their clients bring them a member of their family. Staff is onsite 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to ensure the safety and well being of your pet. Also see “Groomers” and “Training Programs.” See ad with coupon on page 11. • Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort 509 Mercury Lane, Brea (714) 988-6818 www.wigglewagglepetresort.com Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort is the premier all-inclusive dog care resort! The impressive 4,000-squarefoot resort proudly offers boarding and daycare services with free web cam access, playtime and treadmill time too! Choose open boarding (“Slumber Party”) or private boarding (“Private Suites”), both with the assurance of overnight supervision. The resort owner, a qualified dog trainer, is regularly onsite along with a team of trained dog professionals to take excellent care of your dogs! For additional services, see “Groomers,” “Parties,” “Pet Shops and Boutiques” and “Training Programs.” See ad on page 9. • Your Animals Best Friend 15392 Assembly Lane, Unit A, Huntington Beach (714) 898-5800 www.youranimalsbestfriend.com Doggie Sleepovers in a caring home environment or 12 petsguide summer/fall 2015

at Your Animals Best Friend Dog House––no crates, no cages––your dog is free to roam and play. All dogs must be social and up-to-date on all vaccinations. Doggie Day Care and Doggie Socialization groups are available. See ad on page 27.

career training Opportunities for animal-related careers.

sion is matched by their skill, critical thinking, and determination to improve the lives of those around them. Email: info@stanbridge.edu. See ad on front inside cover.

cats Feline adoption, rescue, boarding and veterinary clinics. Also see your area of interest as services for cats are listed throughout Petsguide. Cat Rescues For more rescues, see “Adoption and Rescue.” A Cat’s Tale www.acatstale.org Blue Bell Foundation for Cats (949) 494-1586 Appointments required for visiting. Volunteer opportunities available. 20982 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. Email: bluebellfoundation@live.com. www.bluebellcats.org Caring Friends Cat Rescue www.caringfriendscatrescue.com

• O.C Academy of Pet Styling by Celebrity Paw Spa, Pet Spa & Mobile Grooming 145 W. Whiting Ave., Fullerton (714) 883-3440 www.ocacademyofpetstyling.net Learn a rewarding career in pet styling. O.C. Academy offers a state-certified grooming school. Lindell and the instructors are trained in the “Golden Paw Method,” which is a step-by-step method designed and refined over a 35-year period. Students of all ages can master all of the basic grooming skills with an emphasis on fine finishing. Tool usage and maintenance, safety, cleaning and sanitation, prepping, bathing, blow drying, styling and speed techniques are covered in depth. Accelerated course with limited class size. Call today for a tour! See ad on page 19.

Cat Paws The Helen Sanders Cat Protection and Welfare Society. www.helensanderscatpaws.com

• Stanbridge College - Train for a Career as a Veterinary Technician (877) 701-3722 www.stanbridge.edu At Stanbridge College, they advocate for the humane treatment of all living creatures and strive to instill this in every facet of their Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology program. With an acute awareness of the growing advancements in veterinary medicine, they ensure their Veterinary Technician students are immersed in quality instruction and hands-on training with live animals, to support the diverse skill sets needed for their future profession. Their goal is to graduate animal care providers of the future, whose genuine compas-

MeoowzResQ (714) 997-0868 www.meoowzresq.com

Cats In Need of Human Care www.catsinneed.com Dream Animal Rescue Mostly a cat rescue with a few dogs available. www.dreamanimalrescue.org Kitty Bungalow Charm school for wayward cats. Street-cat rescue. www.kittybungalow.org Long Beach Felines (562) 453-7377 www.longbeachfelines.org

National Cat Protection Society (949) 650-1232 Adoptees receive a certificate for a free veterinary exam. Retirement center also offered. Tuesday Saturday, noon - 4:30 p.m. 6904 W. Coast Highway, Newport Beach. www.natcat.org OC Small Paws (714) 815-4300 www.ocsmallpaws.org Sandpaper Kisses Owner-relinquished pets accepted. Foster homes needed. www.sandpaperkisses.weebly.com Second Chance (714) 487-1518 www.secondchancepetadoptions.org more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Cat-Only Boarding Also see “Boarding and Day Care” for facilities that offer cat boarding.

shoulders to “herd” eight balls into a goal within 10 minutes. Find local trainers, rules about the sport and more on their website.

Cats Luv Us Boarding Hotel (949) 582-1732 27601 Forbes Road, Ste. 25, Laguna Niguel. www. catsluvus.com

DASH Dog Agility Sport Handlers www.dashagility.com Regular practice sessions, mentoring program, workshops and seminars, lending library, and annual AKC and CPE competitions.

Cat-Only Clinics All About Cats Health and Wellness Center (714) 692-8CAT (8228) 23661 La Palma Ave., Yorba Linda www.all-about-cats.com The Cat Care Clinic (714) 282-2287 2638 N. Tustin Ave., Orange. www.catcare.com Cat Clinic of Orange County (949) 631-1454 1680 Tustin Ave., Costa Mesa www.catclinicofoc.com T.H.E. Cat Hospital (949) 733-2287 3069 Edinger Ave., Tustin www.myctzvet.com • Katella Animal Clinic 10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 www.katellaclinic.com Provides full service and emergency services for cats. They also offer grooming and hair cuts, even for difficult-to-groom cats. Mention “Petsguide” for $5 off cat boarding and Heartworm testing. See ad with discount coupons on page 12.

dog sports & fitness Dog sport classes and clinics, including agility, herding, frisbee, flyball and urban mushing, plus information on referrals and competitions. Also see: “Recreation” and “Training Programs.” All Breed Herding Training www.faswebdesign.com/jerstew/index.htm Classes are available year round to teach all breeds of dogs how to herd sheep. Jerome Stewart has been teaching herding classes since 1988, and currently teaches three classes per week in Long Beach and Sun City. Each class is two hours for $35; preregistration is not required. No previous experience necessary. Email: jerstew@verizon.net. American Treibball Association (303) 718-7705 www.americantreibballassociation.org Treibball is a reward-based communication game between dog and handler which uses a combination of classic obedience and herding cues. The game consists of the dog working off-leash and obeying the handler’s cues, using his nose or more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

Disc Dogs in Southern California www.d2isc.com D2ISC organizes a series of informal play days/clinics for members and prospective members. They also run disc dog competitions throughout the year, which are open to both club members and nonclub members alike. The D2ISC demonstration team performs for dog-related charities, humane societies, and sporting and corporate events. Visit their website for clinic dates, event schedules and contact information. Dock Diving American Diving Dogs, www.americandivingdogs. com. Beach City Dogs, (760) 450-7112 or (760) 717-1101, www.beachcitydogs.com. SoCal Dockdogs, www.socaldockdogs.com. Splash Dogs, www. splashdogs.com. Dog-Sports Facilities Classes may include recreational and competition agility, Frisbee, obedience, rally, conformation, musical freestyle, K9 nose work, flyball and treibball. Jump Start Dog Sports, 4691 Valley View, Yorba Linda, (714) 985-1555, www.jumpstartdogsports.com. Zoom Room, 19069 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach, (714) 794-9663, www.zoomroomonline.com. Flyball The following organizations offer flyball, a relay race/agility-based team sport for dogs. For more information, visit the North American Flyball Association at www.nafaflyball.com. Orange Crush Flyball Club “The heart of flyball in Orange County.” The website provides local listings of tournaments, practices, classes and information about the sport. www.ocflyball.org Surf City Flyball Classes and tournaments. www.surfcityflyball.com The Woof Gang Flyball Team Local classes for the novice and expert. Practice times and tournament calendar available. www. woofgangflyballclub.com • Surf City Surf Dog® www.surfcitysurfdog.com Your pooch will enjoy “3-Days of Doggone Fun” at the 6th Annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog®, September 25-27. This weekend-long festival features: Yappy Hour and Costume Contest, DOGA (dog-and-owner yoga) and of course, dog surfing! Surfing lessons will be available in the weeks leading up to the competition (visit their website for schedule). Huntington Beach Dog Beach. Also see “Calendar.” See ad on page 39.

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Urban Mushing www.urbanmushing.com Home of the Southern California Working Snow Dogs, a group of humans and their canine companions indulge in different dog-powered activities. A variety of “mushing” type activities include dog scootering, carting, bikejoring, canicross, skijoring, weight-pulling and dogsledding. Clinics and meetings are offered throughout Southern California. Monthly newbie classes available.

emergency resources Emergency services and resources for all animals. Also see: “Adoption and Rescue,” “End-of-Life,” “Shelters” and “Veterinary Services.” What is an emergency? Here are a few “need-to-go-to-the-emergencyroom-now” signs: 1) Difficulty, abnormal or no breathing. 2) Loss of consciousness or collapse. 3) Shock: weak, rapid pulse, pale gums, cool limbs, low body temperature. 4) Bloat: drooling, swollen belly, extreme anxiety, pacing, attempt to vomit or defecate unsuccessfully. 5) Any burns or gaping wounds. 6) Seizures. 7) Profuse, repeated vomiting or diarrhea. 8) Depression, lethargy, weakness, bumping into things. 9) Near-drowning. 10) Electric shock. Whenever possible, call ahead before transporting, so the emergency clinic can be prepared. After-Hours Veterinarians Many veterinarian offices are open after 6 p.m. and on weekends. Find vets in your area online (search on: veterinary offices open after 6 p.m., plus your city). Keeping a list of these offices on hand could save you the expense of a trip to the emergency room. • Animal Ambulance (866) 473-8911 www.mypet2vet.com Animal emergency services are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with eight fully equipped units. Services include emergency care, such as oxygen, suction, intubation and IV treatment; emergency, inter-hospital and long-distance transports; in-home euthanasia; body removal; and cremation services. Ambulance stations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. All staff are registered veterinarian technicians, and emergency medical technicians trained in animal first aid and CPR. The company is operated under a veterinarian license. See ad on page 17; handy cut-out on page 31. Animal Control The following organizations provide emergency animal control services for the cities indicated. Services include rescuing stray, trapped, injured, aban-

doned, deceased or wild animals; and investigating animal cruelty, animal bites and noise complaints. Most animal control services are provided by your city’s shelter or a branch of a local police department; the number listed may be a police dispatch. For non-emergency services and local and regional shelter information, see “Shelters.” Coastal Animal Services Shelter (949) 492-1617 Serves Dana Point, Monarch Beach, San Clemente and Talega. www.tinyurl.com/danapointanimalcontrol Costa Mesa City Animal Control (714) 754-5311 Costa Mesa only. If an animal’s life is in danger, call (714) 754-5674. www.tinyurl.com/CostaMesaAnimalControl Irvine Animal Services (949) 724-7092 Irvine only. www.tinyurl.com/irvineanimalservice LA County Downey Animal Shelter (562) 940-6898 Serves Artesia, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, La Habra Heights, La Mirada and Whittier. www.animalcare.lacounty.gov La Habra Animal Control (562) 383-4352 La Habra only. www.tinyurl.com/LaHabraAnimalControl Laguna Beach Animal Shelter (949) 497-0701 Serves Laguna Beach and Laguna Woods only. www.puplagunabeach.org Long Beach Animal Care Services (562) 570-7387 Also serves Cerritos, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Signal Hill. www.longbeach.gov/acs Mission Viejo Animal Services (949) 470-3045 Serves Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo. www.cmvas.org Newport Beach City Animal Control (949) 644-3717 Newport Beach only. OC Animal Care (714) 935-6848 Serves Anaheim, Anaheim Hills, Brea, Capistrano Beach, Coto de Caza, Cypress, Dove Canyon, El Modena, Foothill Ranch, Fountain Valley, Fullerton, Garden Grove, Huntington Beach, Laguna Hills, Lake Forest, Las Flores, Midway City, Orange, Orange Park Acres, Placentia, Portola Hills, Rancho Santa Margarita, Rossmoor, San Juan Capistrano, Silverado, Stanton, Sunset Beach, Surfside, Trabuco Canyon, Tustin, Tustin Foothills, Villa Park and Yorba Linda. www.ocpetinfo.com Santa Ana Animal Control (714) 245-8792 Santa Ana. www.tinyurl.com/SantaAnaAnimalLicense Southeast Area Animal Control (562) 803-3301 Serves Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Buena Park, Downey, La Palma, Lakewood, Montebello, Norwalk, Paramount, Pico Rivera, South El Monte, South Gate, Santa Fe Springs and Vernon. www. seaaca.org Westminster Animal Control (714) 548-3201 Westminster only. www.tinyurl.com/WAnimalControl more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Deceased Animal Pickup/Removal Orange County Animal Care Services, (714) 9356848, www.ocpetinfo.com; and LA County Department of Animal Care and Control, (800) 253-3555, www.animalcare.lacounty.gov. Dog-Fighting & Cockfighting Hotlines Los Angeles Dog Fighting Hotline (877) NO2FITE (662-3483) A 24-hour tip line for Los Angeles residents to report any information about dog fighting rings, an upcoming dog fight or individuals involved in dog fighting. Tipsters can remain anonymous and still collect up to $5,000 if the information leads to arrest or conviction. Please note, if there is a dog fight in progress, call 911. Humane Society of the United States Dog-Fighting or Cockfighting Hotline (877) TIP-HSUS (847-4787) A nationwide tip line. Your identity is protected if you call to report tips about dog-fighting/cockfighting or suspected fighting. Reward money for reporting is up to $5,000. Emergency Animal Hospitals When possible, notify staff of your situation prior to arrival. For information on non-emergency and specialty care, see “Veterinary Services.” Animal Emergency Referral Center (310) 325-3000 24-hour emergency services. 3511 PCH, Ste. A, Torrance. www.aercvet.com • Animal Urgent Care of South Orange County (949) 364-6228 The Animal Urgent Care Clinic of South Orange County is a cooperative facility founded and supported by leading area veterinarians to provide emergency care for pets during the hours when your primary veterinarian is not available. It is the only facility in the area designed and equipped as an emergency-only animal hospital from the ground up. Their doctors are trained and dedicated to meet the demands of emergency medicine. Patients enjoy the latest in diagnostic, monitoring and supportive equipment, including the highest quality digital radiology, an in-house laboratory, endoscopy and ultrasound. Should your pet require emergency surgery at any time, you are assured that the staff has the equipment and expertise you would expect from your own doctor. Open Monday - Friday, 6 p.m. - 8 a.m.; and weekends, noon on Saturday - 8 a.m. Monday morning. 28085 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo. www.aucsoc.com. See ad on this page. • AVSG After Hours Advanced Veterinary Specialists ICU (949) 653-9300 The AVSG After Hours department is a collaborative effort between Veterinary Surgical Specialists and Advanced Veterinary Internal Medicine. Knowing you can bring your pet directly to After Hours when an emergency occurs or urgent care is needed, brings a peace of mind and ensures your pet will receive the most advanced care at any hour. The Veterinary Specialist ICU! Open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 2965 Edinger Ave., Tustin. www.avsg24.com. See ad on page 14 for a discount. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

Serving South Orange County Since 1979 • Experienced Veterinarian on Premises • Fully Equipped to Handle Any Emergency • Caring, Compassionate Staff Trained in Emergency Care • Conveniently Located in Saddleback Valley Adjacent to Mission Viejo Animal Shelter

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To Neuter, Or Not to Neuter? No Question! It’s a good idea to let my dog have one litter before getting her spayed. False! Studies have confirmed that lady pets that are spayed before their first heat are healthier. And all neutered females have less risk of breast cancer, no risk of ovarian or uterine cancer and less of an urge to roam the neighborhood. Can’t afford the surgery? Check the Pet Assistance section on page 22 for low-cost options. My dog will become fat and lazy if I get him neutered. False! Your dog’s perky personality comes from his genes, not his jeans. And, unlike humans, dogs have no emotional reaction to spaying and neutering. If your dog becomes fat and lazy, feed him less and walk him more.

Crossroads Animal Emergency Monday - Friday, 6 p.m. - 8 a.m. and 24 hours on weekends and holidays. Huntington Beach: 18364 Beach Blvd., (714) 794-6900. Norwalk: 11057 Rosecrans Ave., (562) 863-2522. www. crossroadsanimal911.com Long Beach Animal Emergency (562) 735-5200 Monday - Thursday, 6 p.m. - 8 a.m., Friday, 6 p.m. Monday, 8 a.m., and 24 hours on holidays. 4720 E. PCH, Long Beach. www.lbervet.com Orange County Emergency Pet Clinic Monday - Friday, 6 p.m. - 8 a.m.; and Saturday, noon - Monday, 8 a.m. Locations: 12750 Garden Grove Blvd., Garden Grove, (714) 537-3032; and 3920 N. Harbor Blvd., Fullerton, (714) 441-2925. www.er4yourpet.com. So. Cal. Veterinary Specialty Hospital (949) 833-9020 24-hour emergency care. 1371 Reynolds Ave., Irvine. www.scvsh.com • VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center A multi-specialty referral and emergency hospital, serving pet owners throughout Southern California. Having multiple specialists working together under one roof allows them to offer a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options. Whether you and your pet are referred by your veterinarian, or seeking a specialist or emergency services on your own, they are here for you 24 hours a day—they never close. Los Angeles and Southbay, Specialty and Emergency Services, (310) 542-8018. Tustin, Outpatient Cardiology Services, (949) 559-0133. Woodland

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Yorba Regional Animal Hospital (714) 921-8700 Emergency services offered seven days a week, please call ahead. Urgent care walk-ins available daily, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. 8290 East Crystal Drive, Anaheim. www.yorbaregionalvets.com • FurEver Pet Guardian - Who Will Care for Your Pets if You No Longer Can? Huntington Beach (714) 845-7363 www.FPGuardian.com With advanced planning from FurEver Pet Guardian, you will have peace of mind knowing that your pets will be well cared for, whatever the future holds. See “Pet Assistance” for more information, and ad on page 22.

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Central Orange County Emergency Animal Hospital (949) 261-7979 Monday - Friday, 6 p.m. - 8 a.m.; 24-hours on weekends and holidays. 3720 Campus Drive, Ste. D, Newport Beach. www.orangecountyemergencyvet.com

Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (949) 201-4100 Emergency care is available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 31896 Plaza Drive, Ste. C1, San Juan Capistrano. www.vmsg-oc.com.

Hills, Outpatient Cardiology Services, (818) 4364630. www.vcaadvancedveterinarycarecenter.com. Also see “Veterinary Services” and “Therapy and Rehabilitation.” See ad on page 35. • VCA All Care Animal Referral Center (714) 963-0909 24-hour emergency and specialty referral center located in Fountain Valley. Multiple veterinary specialties are under one roof––from sophisticated surgery to cutting-edge MRI and CT services, seven days a week. Highly-trained veterinarians work in partnership with primary-care veterinarians to provide advanced care and rehabilitation for family pets. Thorough communication with you and your family veterinarian is one of their core values. Services include: emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery, neurology, dentistry, oncology (cancer care), radiology (diagnostic imaging), physical rehabilitation (with hydrotherapy), acupuncture, chiropractic care and pain management. 18440 Amistad St., Fountain Valley. www.vcaacarc.com. See ad on page 15. VCA Lakewood Animal Hospital (562) 926-3600 24-hour emergency care. 10701 South St., Cerritos. www.vcahospitals.com/lakewood-ca • VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists (949) 654-8950 Board-certified specialists in internal medicine and emergency and critical care, and experienced and skilled emergency veterinarians staff this ICU 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Doctors and technicians providing the highest quality of veterinary emergency and critical care are able to stabilize and treat the most seriously ill or injured pets. Whether your pet needs minor emergency care or significant life-saving treatment, the team at Orange County Veterinary Specialists is here to help. Their doctors and surgeons are standing by to help your special pet at anytime. Also see “Veterinary Services.” 3021 Edinger Ave., Tustin. www.ocvetspecialists.com. See ad on back outside cover.

If You Cannot Care For Your Pet Most shelters accept pets brought in by owners who can no longer care for their pet, provided the owner lives within the region served by the shelter; fees may apply. The standard holding period for stray animals to be reclaimed does not apply to owner-surrendered pets, who may not be held long enough to be adopted prior to euthanization. Some rescue operations accept owner-surrendered pets, allowing the pets to be adopted. See “Adoption and Rescue,“ “Pet Assistance” and “Shelters.” Lost and Found Pets If you have lost your pet: 1) Have someone stay behind to field phone calls, and then drive the neighborhood with a flashlight (after dark), whistle, your dog’s leash and a current photo, combing parks, schools and open areas. 2) Call your local animal control office (see “Animal Control” in this section) for recent pick-ups and found pet reports. 3) Search www.petharbor.com, a service of the Humane Society, for listings and pictures of animals brought into shelters, updated hourly. If you have not found your pet after searching, register your pet as lost to receive an email when matching animals are listed by a shelter or registered as found on the site. 4) Blanket a five-mile radius with “Lost Dog” signs. Include a picture, breed, color and your phone number; listing a “reward” helps too. Leave flyers at houses on your street, shelters, pet-supply stores, vet offices, groomers, dog parks, supermarkets, the post office and coffee shops. Post “Lost Dog” ads on Craig’s List and in the local newspapers for at least two weeks. 5) Personally visit all shelters in your area; neighboring cities often contract with different shelters. Visit as often as possible. If the shelter policy allows, leave your contact information with a recent photo of your pet; shelter staff cannot always provide notification, but most will provide as much assistance as possible. See “Shelters” for location information. 6) Visit www.amberalertforpets.com, www.findtoto. com, www.fidofinder.com, www.pipmypet.com, www.thecenterforlostpets.com and www.whistle. com, “Amber Alerts” for lost or stolen pets; fees apply. Tip: Always have your dog wear license and ID more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


tags, and invest in an ID microchip (keep your contact information current) for quick returns.

fered. For a pet emergency disaster kit checklist, visit their website under “News and Information.”

If you have found an animal without tags: 1) Check for ID tags or tattoos, or drive him to your vet’s office to have him scanned for an ID microchip. 2) You can also put him on a leash and tell him to “go home!” He might lead you straight to his door, or to neighbors who know him. 3) By law you’re required to register him at the local animal shelter, because that’s likely the first place his owner will look. If you decide to search for the owner on your own, call and register the dog at local shelters and register the pet as found at www.petharbor.com; matching descriptions will be emailed to owners who have registered lost pets. 4) If you decide to take the animal to a shelter, you can find your city’s shelter on page 30. At the shelter, the animal will be scanned for microchip ID and logged. Generally, stray animals are held for an owner-reclamation period prior to being available for adoption. If you are worried about the life of the animal, always ask the shelter about their policy before taking the animal in. Tip: Many rescue organizations offer advice and assistance, you can find rescues on page 5. 5) If you cannot transport the animal to a shelter or find the owner on your own, call your local animal control office.

Wildlife Services Critter Catchers (949) 497-5046 Offers humane solutions to problematic wildlife. Operating hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Email: crittercatchers@cox.net.

Pet CPR/First-Aid Classes American Red Cross Pet First Aid Topics include breathing emergencies, CPR, lifethreatening bleeding, injuries and illnesses, such as seizures, poisoning and heat emergencies. Orange County, 601 North Golden Circle Drive, Santa Ana, (714) 481-5300. www.redcross.org Doggie and Me (714) 742-8895 First-aid classes are offered throughout the year and include how to build a pet first-aid kit and CPR. Portion of all proceeds benefit pet oxygen masks for fire departments. www.doggieandme.com Pet Tech - The Premiere Pet CPR and First-Aid Training (760) 930-0309 PetSaver (eight-hour course) and Instructor Training (three-day course). www.pettech.net Sirius K9 Academy (714) 296-9714 Pet first-aid and CPR classes for groups and individuals. www.siriusk9training.com Sunny-dog Ink (818) 951-7962 First aid and CPR, Pet Disaster Preparedness and Senior Pet Care, plus emergency preparedness kits. www.sunnydogink.com Poison Helplines 24-hour helplines for any animal poison-related emergency. ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center, (888) 426-4435, $65 consultation fee may be applied. Pet Poison Helpline, (800) 213-6680, $39 per incident, www.petpoisonhelpline.com. SoCal Animal Response Team (SCART) (714) 349-1047 www.scart.us In a disaster, they provide temporary animal sheltering and support rescue efforts. Classes also ofmore info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

Critter Control (800) CRITTER Provides animal removal and animal prevention services. Serves Orange County and San Diego. www.crittercontrol.com International Bird Rescue Center (310) 514-2573 Rescues aquatic birds in emergency situations. Find tips on their website, such as what to do if you found an injured bird. Volunteer opportunities available. 3601 S. Gaffey St., Box 3, San Pedro. www.bird-rescue.org Long Beach Animal Hospital (562) 434-9966 Assistance for found injured wildlife in Long Beach. 3816 E. Anaheim St., Long Beach. www.lbah.com Marine Mammal Care Center (310) 548-5677 The center rescues and rehabilitates ill or injured seals and sea lions along the Los Angeles coast. Volunteer opportunities available. 3601 South Gaffey St., San Pedro. www.marinemammalcare.org National Marine Mammal Foundation If you find a sick sea lion on the beach, give the animal space, do not touch it (it’s the law) and call a stranding hot line in your area. Los Angeles County, (310) 548-5677 and Orange County, (949) 3050. www.nmmf.org/sealioncrisis2015 Opossum Society of the U.S. Assistance with orphaned and/or injured opossums. In emergency situations, call Animal Control (see listing in this section). www.opossumsocietyus.org

Pacific Marine Mammal Center (949) 494-3050 The center rescues and rehabilitates ill or injured marine mammals from Orange County beaches. Volunteer opportunities available. 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. www.pacificmmc.org Songbird Care and Education Center (714) 964-0666 Assistance and resource for orphaned or injured songbirds. www.songbirdcareandeducation.org Wetlands and Wildlife Care Center (714) 374-5587 The center provides assistance for emergency situations involving ill or injured wildlife. 21900 PCH, Huntington Beach. www.wwccoc.org

end-of-life Cremation, burial, hospice and euthanasia services, plus pet loss and bereavement support groups and counseling. Also see: “Emergency Resources,” “Pet Assistance” and Mobile Vets listed under “Veterinary Services.” • Animal Ambulance (866) 473-8911 www.mypet2vet.com In-home euthanasia, body removal and cremation services. Their goal in providing these services is to make the transition easier for both your pet and your family. By providing this service at home, they can create a sense of comfort. Like us, pets are most comfortable at home—being able to pass at home with all the love and support that a family provides, can make the process so much easier. See ad on this page; handy cut out on page 31.

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PET LOSS SUPPORT GROUPS of ORANGE COUNTY

Andrea Keith, LMFT 4199 Campus Drive #550 Irvine, CA 92612

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• Dr. Robert E. Woods, DVM, CVA 11561 Salinaz Ave., Garden Grove (714) 539-0755 www.robertwoodsdvm.com It is important to Dr. Woods that each patient has a chance to a dignified progression of life. Whether it be a consultation for a wheelchair fitting or rental, electro acupuncture, pain management, or having to help a client make a challenging decision, Dr. Woods will be there to offer comfort and support. Saying goodbye to your beloved pet can be easier in the comfort of your own home. Often, it is soothing for them to be surrounded by the family they love in a familiar environment. Dr. Woods offers house calls to his patients for a variety of reasons to keep them comfortable and stress-free. See ad on page 23. • Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group of Orange County (949) 650-2442 www.pet-loss-therapy.com Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist you when saying goodbye to the pet you love. Facilitated by Andrea Keith, LMFT, support group meets at 12:30 p.m., typically on the first Saturday of each month (see “Calendar” for dates). 4199 Campus Drive, #550, Irvine, 92612. No reservations required for support group. Individual, couples and family counseling sessions are also available, by appointment only. See ad on this page. Hospice and Home Euthanasia When a pet is fighting a terminal disease or in the advanced stages of cancer, kidney failure or neurological disorders, there may come a point where the cost of treatment can become more than its benefit. Pet owners have the option of stopping aggressive treatment and letting their pets end their life comfortably in the surroundings of their own home through hospice care. There may also come a time when pet owners need to make the decision of euthanasia.

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Businesses listed in this section offer counseling concerning hospice care and euthanasia. Also see Mobile Vets listed under “Veterinary Services.” ASPCA Grief Counseling, Dr. LaFarge, (877) GRIEF-10, www.aspca.org/pet-care/pet-loss. Compassionate Hearts Services, (949) 616-4445, www.compassionatehearts.us.com. Julie Clemens, LCSW, Seal Beach and Long Beach only, (562) 7147938. Dr. Monica Diedrich, (714) 772-2207, www. petcommunicator.com. PetLoss Partners, Orange County, (949) 315-5616; and LA County, (818) 421-1516, www.petlosspartners.com. Pet Cemeteries and Crematoriums Pet Haven Cemetery and Crematory (310) 532-2477 18300 South Figueroa St., Gardena www.pethavencemeteryandcrematory.com Sea Breeze Pet Cemetery (714) 962-7111 19542 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach www.seabreezepetcemetery.com

groomers Grooming services and instruction, plus DIY and mobile groomers. DIY groomers offer supplies including aprons, nail-trimming implements, ear-cleaning tools, flea control, anti-shedding treatments, dryers, brushes, combs, and various shampoos and conditioners; additional fees may apply. Mobile groomers travel to your home or business for all of your pet’s grooming needs. • Animalia 16389 Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach (714) 377-7630 www.animaliapetspecialty.com Self-service baths come in three levels ranging from basic to luxury. All baths include shampoo and conditioner, blueberry facials, ear-cleaning pads, brushes, Furminator, towels and aprons––all you have to do is bring the dog! Bathers have a choice of shampoos: oatmeal, tearless, flea control and no-chemical for sensitive skin. The luxury-level baths also include top-of-the-line products, plus toothpaste and toothbrush and cologne. All bath stations are completely disinfected from top to bottom after every wash. Animalia is only minutes from dog beach, making it the perfect destination before heading home. Bathing hours: Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Ask about their frequent-bather program for self-service wash. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 36. • Celebrity Paw Spa, Pet Spa, Mobile Grooming & School 145 W. Whiting Ave., Fullerton (714) 447-0141 www.celebritypawspa.com Celebrity Paw Spa is a luxury pet spa offering instore grooming and a pet boutique, plus mobile grooming services. Mobile services are offered in

the Brea, Buena Park, Fullerton, La Habra Heights, Orange, Placentia, Anaheim and Yorba Linda areas. The pet spa, formerly Lisha’s Grooming Salon, is professionally run since 1985. All groomers are pet first-aid and CPR certified. Gift cards and a rewards program are available. A state-certified grooming school is also offered. See ad on page 19. • Country Care Pet Resort 4691 Valley View Ave., Yorba Linda (714) 985-1330 www.countrycarepetsresort.com Professional grooming and bathing for dogs and cats is available seven days a week. Show cuts, trims and soothing baths, according to your pet’s individual needs, are offered. See ad on page 9. • Katella Animal Clinic 10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 www.katellaclinic.com Grooming services include breed clip, hand drying and professional styling. Appointments can be scheduled along with veterinary or boarding visits, or independently. A Capstar tablet for flea prevention can be administered if necessary. See ad with discount coupons on page 12. • Kind To Canines 20271 Riverside Drive, Newport Beach (714) 545-2404 www.kindtocanines.com Let your dog be pampered while being groomed, and have a day of play at Kind to Canines, where all dogs socialize together rather than being stuck in a crate all day. They specialize in grooming products that are primarily green and eco-friendly. See ad on page 33; coupon on page 8. • LaunderPet Belmont Heights 3429 E. Broadway, Long Beach (562) 433-3605 Bixby Knolls 4102 Orange Ave., #113, Long Bch (562) 427-2551 Seal Beach 318 Main St., Seal Beach (562) 430-7196 www.launderpet.com Full-service grooming, food and supplies are offered at all three LaunderPet locations. Their grooming staff provides gentle and expert care and pampering for your best friend(s). Check out their great reviews on Yelp! Call them today for an appointment and let one of their talented groomers spoil your pet. Walkins are welcome as space and time permit. Selfservice dog and cat wash is available at the Belmont Heights and Bixby Knolls locations, for just $12. Their self-service wash has professional grooming tubs and tables; you make the mess and they clean it up! Provided supplies include towels, ear cleaner, brushes and a forced-air dryer. You can bring your own shampoo, and other products and services are available for an additional fee: shampoos, conditioners, nail trimming, ear cleaning and gland expulsion. Food and supplies are available for purchase at all three locations, and they also offer pick-up and delivery—call for details. Call or visit the website for each location’s hours. Also see “Pet Shops and Boutiques.” See ad on page 19; coupon on page 36. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


• Linda’s K-9 Kastle 8229 Commonwealth Ave., Buena Park (714) 521-2280 Offers full service grooming for your dog by a friendly, caring and experienced staff. Services can include wash, cut and style, nail trimming, ear cleaning, flea treatments and more. They offer Frontline and Advantage in a single dosage if your dog is in need of one. See ad on this page. • Mo’s Place II 4204 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach (310) 978-1000 www.mosplacelb.com At Mo’s Place II, walk-ins are always welcome or, for your convenience, schedule an appointment online. All baths and full grooms include ears, nails, anal glands, and double baths. They use natural, non-toxic grooming products, coat moisturizing, re-hydrating treatments, and medicated baths. Natural de-shed treatments remove loose hair and undercoat, drastically reducing the amount of hair you have to vacuum for up to three months! See ad on this page. • My Doggies Grooming 30314 Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita (949) 709-4600 www.MyDoggiesDaycare.com Caring, gentle and experienced dog groomers offer breed cuts, puppy cuts, shave-downs, bath and brushout, dematting, skin care, furminator treatments, and nail and ear care. Your dog never has to go in a kennel and most grooms are completed in two hours or less. Your pup will receive expert care and handling; their goal is to ensure a stressfree grooming experience. Mention this listing and receive $5 off your first groom! • Paws Chateau 7680 Talbert Ave., Ste. I, Huntington Beach (855) 422-PAWS (7297) www.pawschateau.com Does your best friend deserve a spa day? If so, the Paws Chateau Spa provides bathing services, rejuvenating massages, facials and aromatherapy. Your dog will enjoy the ultimate in five-star luxury with their very own spa day experience. Also see “Boarding and Day Care” and “Nutrition and Health.” See ad on page 10. • O.C Academy of Pet Styling by Celebrity Paw Spa, Pet Spa & Mobile Grooming 145 W. Whiting Ave., Fullerton (714) 883-3440 www.ocacademyofpetstyling.net Learn a rewarding career in pet styling. O.C. Acad-

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appointments receive a free day of doggie day care on the same day as their grooming appointment. Also see “Boarding and Day Care” and “Training Programs.” See ad on page 11. • Sudsy Dog 6410 E. Del Amo Blvd., Lakewood (562) 377-1360 www.sudsydogwash.net Lakewood’s premiere self-serve dog wash provides waist-high tubs and features all organic products. They now also have full-service grooming too. Being environmentally friendly, they donate a tree for every 50 dogs washed. Discounts are given for service dogs and newly adopted or rescued dogs and cats. Open Tuesday - Friday, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.; weekends, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. • Wags to Whiskers 5505 Stearns St., Long Beach (562) 430-5161 www.wagsgrooming.com Wags to Whiskers has been voted “Best Pet Groomer” in Long Beach for many years, and again in 2015! Check out their great reviews on Yelp! They specialize in all-breed pet grooming, de-matting, flea treatments, dental care, nail trimming/polishing and the FURminator®. The FURminator® will help reduce your pet’s shedding 60-80%. Wags to Whiskers has a professional grooming staff with many years experience to groom your poodles, Shih Tzus, Yorkies, Morkies, Malteses, Maltipoos and more. Premium foods and supplies too! See ad on page 19; coupon on page 36. • Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort 509 Mercury Lane, Brea (714) 988-6818 www.wigglewagglepetresort.com From bathing services to premium a-la-carte services, nothing about Wiggle Waggle’s grooming is ordinary! Choose a luxurious and thorough “Bubble Bath” bathing service, a blueberry facial and much more––all to pamper your pooch! All spa services feature only premium-brand products and are done by a trained professional so your dog will be sure to look smell and feel wonderful! For additional services, see “Boarding and Day Care,” “Parties,” “Pet Shops and Boutiques” and “Training Programs.” See ad on page 9. DIY Grooming Locations Also see Animalia, Launderpet and Sudsy Dog listed in this section. Bark Bath Self Serve Dog Wash (949) 514-3264 2263 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. www.barkbath.com Bixby Knolls Car Wash and Pet Wash (562) 595-6666 Two birds...one stone. You can get your car washed, and your dog washed, at the same time! 577 E. Wardlow Road, Long Beach. www. bixbyknollscarwash.com/pet_wash.html Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies (562) 494-1660 4700 PCH, Long Beach. www.centinelafeed.com 20 petsguide summer/fall 2015

Dirty Dog Wash (714) 960-7002 504 Main St., Huntington Beach www.dirtydogwash.com Dirty Paws (562) 420-2277 4501 E. Carson Ave., Ste. 102, Long Beach www.dirtypawlb.com Doggie Spa (714) 374-8777 19365 Main St., #103, Huntington Beach www.thedoggiespa.net Mud Puppy Dog Wash (949) 951-3414 22902 Los Alisos, Unit O, Mission Viejo www.themudpuppydogwash.com Penny’s Pup Wash 445 E. 17th St., Costa Mesa www.pennyspupwash.com

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Russo’s Pet Center (949) 218-6135 32411 Golden Lantern, Unit A, Laguna Niguel www.russospetcenter.com Soggy Dog (562) 432-6934 344 East 4th St., Long Beach. www.soggydog-lb.com spcaLA Pet Hotel and Grooming Salon (562) 570-3079 7700 East Spring St., Long Beach. www.spcala.com Super Suds Laundromat and Dog Wash (562) 436-1859 Another two birds...one stone. While your clothes are washing and drying, you can also bathe your dog. 250 Alamitos Ave., Long Beach. www.supersuds.com The Paw Spa (562) 433-1330 4110 E. Ocean Blvd., Long Beach www.thepawspa.com Wagadoodle (949) 493-7297 653 Camino De Los Mares, #100, San Clemente www.theyellowbone.com Your Elegant Pet (562) 529-8414 4332 South St., Lakewood. www.yourelegantpet.com

identification & licensing Resources for microchips, GPS collars and pet tags for identification, including information about where, how and why to license your pet. Identification GPS Collars - The GPS pet collar allows pet owners to locate their cat or dog anytime and anywhere. Most

collars can locate a pet within a mile, display a pet’s position and movement, and track up to three pets simultaneously. The following websites offer GPS pet collars: www.gundogsupply.com, www.amazon.com, www.pettracker.com and www.secureapet.com. Microchips - Most veterinarians, shelters and rescues offer microchip identification and placement. The vet or organization chooses a microchip company that offers additional services. Contact your local vet or shelter (see “Shelters” and Low-Cost Services under “Pet Assistance”) for fee information. Also see “Calendar” for low-cost microchip clinics. Pet Tags - For instant tags, automated machines may be found at larger pet stores. If you are looking for an alternative to the jingling “tin-tag,” consider slide-on tags, embroidered collars, wooden tags or rubber tag silencers Licensing: Why and How All dogs over the age of four months are required by law to be licensed and vaccinated against rabies. The licensing law was implemented as a health issue related to rabies. It also keeps an updated record of ownership. Residents owning or having custody of any dog must license the dog within 15 days after the license becomes due. Residents must provide proof of a California-approved rabies vaccination to obtain a license (OCCO 4-1-70). License discounts are often offered for spay and neutered animals and pets of senior citizens. Applications and fees are usually available on city websites and can be obtained in-person or by mail. The following agencies provide licenses for dogs and cats in our area: Costa Mesa Animal Control (714) 754-5235 Serves Costa Mesa only. 99 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. www.tinyurl.com/costamesapetlicense Irvine Animal Care Center (949) 724-7740 Serves Irvine only. 6443 Oak Canyon, Irvine. www. irvineshelter.org La Habra Animal Control (562) 383-4355 Serves La Habra only. Licensing through La Habra police department. 201 E. La Habra Blvd. www. tinyurl.com/LaHabraAnimalControl Laguna Beach Animal Shelter (949) 497-3552 Serves Laguna Beach and Laguna Woods only. 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach. www. puplagunabeach.org Long Beach Animal Care Services (562) 570-7387 Serves Cerritos, Long Beach, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Signal Hill. 7700 E. Spring St. www. longbeach.gov/acs Mission Viejo Animal Services Center (949) 470-3045 Serves Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo. 28095 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo. www.cmvas.org OC Animal Care (714) 935-6848 See the “Animal Control” section on page 14 for a complete list of cities. 561 The City Drive South, Orange. www.ocpetinfo.com more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Dana Point, Newport Beach and San Clemente Animal Licences (800) 738-3463 Also serves Newport Coast, Corona Del Mar, Balboa and Monarch Beach. By phone or online only. www.petdata.com Santa Ana Licensing (714) 647-5257 Serves Santa Ana only. 20 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana. www.tinyurl.com/SAanimalcontrol Southeast Area Animal Control Authority (562) 803-3301 Serves Bellflower, Buena Park, La Palma, Lakewood and South Gate. 9777 Seaaca St., Downey. www.seaaca.org Westminster Animal Control (714) 548-3201 Serves Westminster only. www.tinyurl.com/Wpetlicense

nutrition & health Businesses specializing in pet health and nutrition products. Also see: “Pet Shops and Boutiques.” • Animalia 16389 Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach (714) 377-7630 www.animaliapetspecialty.com Voted “Best Boutique in OC” by Orange County Hot List. Animalia specializes in raw, super premium and organic diets for dogs and cats. They carry foods that do not contain wheat, corn, soy or byproducts. Raw food and fresh refrigerated food are available, along with high-quality treats provided by local bakers; nutritional supplements, too. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 36. • JustFoodForDogs 500 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach 26886 Calle Hermosa, Capistrano Beach (866) 726-9509 www.justfoodfordogs.com JustFoodForDogs began with one simple, primary objective—to increase the quality and length of life for as many dogs as possible through a complete and balanced, healthy, whole-food diet. JFFD makes daily meals and treats for healthy dogs, and prescription and customformulated diets for dogs with special health issues, such as obesity, digestive disorders, pancreatitis, cancer, food allergies, diabetes, and liver and kidney disease. All recipes are made from ingredients certified by the USDA for human consumption and have been developed by JustFoodForDogs’ veterinarian, nutritionist, pet chef and a cadre of dogs and dog lovers. Kitchens now in Newport Beach, West Hollywood, Manhattan Beach, Sherman Oaks and a store in Capistrano Beach. See ad on this page. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

• Mo’s Place II 4204 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach (310) 978-1000 www.mosplacelb.com When your pet has a problem (fatigue, upset tummy, hair loss, itchy skin and coat, aging, lethargy or hyperactivity, etc.), Mo’s Place can assist him in re-balancing to a healthy state! Certified nutritionist Mo offers high-potency whole-food supplements to give your pet a firm nutritional foundation. Body balancing pampers your pet with gentle touch, passive movement, and stretching techniques to release blocked energy, allowing pets’ bodies to re-balance for more comfort and well-being. They also offer specially chosen products and accessories that can enhance your pet’s quality of life. See ad on page 19. • My Vet’s Choice Premium Health Food for Pets (800) 943-1823, (562) 943-3728 www.myvetschoice.com Life’s Abundance Premium Health Food offers healthy wet and dry foods for dogs and cats, plus treats, nutritional supplements and pet care products. They use advanced formulas, perfectly balanced to better build foundations for better health––premium ingredients with purpose! Formulated by a holistic veterinarian and made in the USA, ingredients contain no preservatives, gluten, corn, wheat or artificial flavorings and color, but do contain plenty of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, probiotics and prebiotics your pet needs. Life’s Abundance Pet Food has never been on a recall list. My Vet’s Choice offers a money-back guarantee–– and the best part is their premium food is delivered fresh to your door. Ask about discounted pricing too. See ad on this page. • Paws Chateau 7680 Talbert Ave., Ste. I, Huntington Beach (855) 422-PAWS (7297) www.pawschateau.com Does your best friend deserve a spa day, or never seem to run out of energy? If so, Paws Chateau is the place for your pooch. They provide rejuvenating massages, facials and aromatherapy—all while listening to soothing music. Your dog will enjoy the ultimate in five-star luxury with their very own spa day experience. Their fitness center provides fun and exercise for dogs with one-on-one play time, a treadmill and a Pit-Ball. Also see “Boarding and Day Care” and “Groomers.” See ad on page 10. • Redbarn Naturals www.redbarninc.com Redbarn Naturals is a family owned and operated company with corporate headquarters located in

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parties Party supplies, plus baked goods. Also see: “Pet Shops and Boutiques.” • Animalia Birthday Cakes and Cookies 16389 Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach (714) 377-7630 www.animaliapetspecialty.com Birthday cakes and cookies available. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 36. • Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort 509 Mercury Lane, Brea (714) 988-6818 www.wigglewagglepetresort.com Dogs love Wiggle Waggle all year round, so show them your love by throwing them a fun birth-

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day party! Every private party is hosted by staff and includes photography, a birthday cake, and treats for all dog guests! Show your dog how much they mean to you with a tail-waggin’ fun party or other private event at Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort! For additional services, see “Boarding and Day Care,” “Groomers,” “Pet Shops and Boutiques” and “Training Programs.” See ad on page 9. Zoom Room 19069 Beach Blvd., Huntington Beach (714) 794-9663 www.zoomroomonline.com Parties include a mini-agility lesson and Doggy Disco® with your choice of music and laser lights on the floor for dogs to chase.

pet assistance Low-cost spay/neuter services, vaccinations and microchips as well as medical, financial and legal assistance or referrals. Also see: “Calendar” for additional lowcost clinics. Actors and Others for Animals (818) 755-6045, (818) 755-6323 www.actorsandothers.com Offers financial assistance and referrals for lowincome families in the LA area for spay/neuter and emergency veterinary procedures. They also provide therapy animals, education and assistance regarding feral cats, and humane education. Volunteer opportunities. Advocacy Groups ASPCA www.aspca.org

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Animal Assistance League of Orange County 15102 Jackson St., Midway City (714) 893-4393 www.aaloc.org The organization assists with pet-related problems, such as a free lost/found service, low-cost spay/ neuter referrals, as well as financial assistance and/or referrals for low-income pet owners needing veterinary care and food supplies. Friends of Long Beach Animals (562) 988-SNIP (7647) www.folba.org Offers low-cost spay and neuter incentives for low-income residents of Long Beach and Signal Hill. Provides humane education classes to the Long Beach Unified School District and Long Beach/Signal Hill civic groups. And, supports the adoption of homeless animals. • FurEver Pet Guardian - Who Will Care for Your Pets if You No Longer Can? Huntington Beach (714) 845-7363 www.FPGuardian.com In the event of an unexpected accident, illness or death, pets are often overlooked. How do we ensure that our pets will have security and love if we can no longer care for them? With advanced planning from FurEver Pet Guardian, you will have peace of mind knowing that your pets will be well cared for, whatever the future holds. Your pets will never end up homeless or dumped at a shelter, and they will have a safe place in a caring home until permanent placement with a loving forever home can be found. FurEver Pet Guardian—a gift of love for your pets. See ad on this page. Guardian Angels for Soldier’s Pet www.guardianangelsforsoldierspet.org National military and veteran support organization (MVSO) assists active duty service members, wounded warriors, veterans, and their companion animals or assistance service animals through various programs, including the Military and Veteran Pet Foster Home Program, Military Pet Assistance Fund and more. Unless stated otherwise, programs are available in all 50 states and all branches of service as well as National Guard and Reserves.

• Katella Animal Clinic 10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 www.katellaclinic.com Mention “Petsguide” for a free exam on your pet’s first visit. Also offers affordable prices for spay/neuter and vaccinations, weekdays only. Disney employees receive an additional 10% off the cost of medical services—ask for details. See ad with discount coupons on page 12. More Low-Cost Services AAA Animal Hospital (714) 536-6537 Spay and neuter starts at $30 for cats and $85 for dogs (cost depends on weight). Low-cost vaccines are also available. Walk-ins only; no appointment necessary. 21632 Newland, Huntington Beach. www.myaaavet.net Anaheim Feed and Pet Supply (714) 992-2012 Low-cost vaccination clinic offers vaccines, deworming, blood test, physical exams, microchip, etc. Sunday, 4-5:30 p.m. 1730 North Lemon St., Anaheim. www.anaheimfeed.com Animal Discount Clinic (714) 537-0570 Provides low-cost spay/neuter for cats and dogs. Also offers low-cost dental cleaning, vaccinations, deworming, microchips and flea control products. 13252 Euclid St., Garden Grove. www.communityvet.com Bellflower Pet Hospital and Hotel Vaccination Clinic (562) 925-5300 Low-cost vaccination clinics every weekday afternoon. 2-4 p.m. Call for fees and appointments. 10326 Artesia Blvd., Bellflower. www. bellflowerpethospital.com Fix Long Beach (323) 413-7729 Provides free spay/neuter for pets (cat/dog) of low-income Long Beach residents. Mobile clinics or by appointment. www.fixlongbeach.com Found Animals Foundation Web tool that locates low-cost spay/neuter locations in Orange and Los Angeles counties. www. tinyurl.com/alteringlocations Golden State Humane Society Low-cost spay and neuter services for cats and dogs, starting at $29.50 for cats and $39.50 for dogs. Low-cost vaccines and basic veterinary services are offered on a walk-in basis; schedule of fees are listed on their website. Two locations: 555 Artesia Blvd., Long Beach, (562) 423-8406; and 11901 Gilbert St., Garden Grove, (714) 638-8111. www.goldenstatehumanesociety.com Pet Stores The following big-box pet stores offer low-cost vaccination clinics at select locations: Petco, www. petco.com; and Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies, www.centinelafeed.com. Also check with your neighborhood pet store for mobile clinics. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Spay Neuter Project of Los Angeles (310) 574-5555 Low-cost spay or neuter services in San Pedro, Pico Rivera and Van Nuys, starting at $45 for cats and $110 for dogs. Low-cost vaccinations and dental cleaning also available. Discounts to lowincome households, rescued pets and community cats. Visit their website for special promotions. www.snpLA.org Trinity Pet Hospital (949) 768-1314 Full-service pet hospital with low-cost spay and neuter services for cats, starting at $60; and dogs, starting at $90, plus bloodwork. 24861 Alicia Pkwy., Ste. D, Laguna Hills. www.lagunapetvet.com

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Pet Assistance Foundation (877) 772-9738 www.petassistancefoundation.org The foundation provides referrals to callers seeking a low-cost spay/neuter veterinarian. They also provide financial assistance to qualified low-income pet owners (veterans, disabled, seniors on a fixed income, unemployed and homeless persons). PAF works with other non-profit humane charities to provide spay/neuter support. Their toll-free number offers information for financial-assistance resources for medical emergencies. PoundWishes www.poundwishes.com Through fundraising, PoundWishes connects pet lovers with shelters and animal rescue groups that need help to rehabilitate and find forever homes for in-need pets. RUFF Rescue (949) 580-1092 www.ruffrescue.org The rescue helps pets and owners with financial assistance for veterinary care, including spay/neuter vouchers. They also support rescues from highkill shelters. • Start a Nonprofit Animal Rescue with the Help of 501(c)(3) 4u (714) 768-5987 www.501c34u.com Need a new 501(c)(3) animal rescue? 501(c)(3) 4u will expertly guide you through every phase of obtaining your tax-exempt status. See “Adoption and Rescue” for details. See ad on page 23.

pet shops & boutiques Retail stores providing food and supplies for animals. Also see: “Birds,” “Nutrition and Health” and “Reptiles and Exotics.” • Animalia 16389 Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach (714) 377-7630 www.animaliapetspecialty.com Voted “Best Boutique in OC” by Orange County Hot List. The store, for dogs and cats lovers, offers a variety of specialty foods, toys, apparel and treats from basic to luxury. Large selection of U.S.-made toys, treats, super premium and organic and raw foods containing no wheat, corn, soy or byproducts, clothing items for teacups to large dogs, puppy gear, collars, treats from local bakers, healthy goodies, flower essences and much more. Pets are welcome on a leash or in a carrier. Special orders are

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welcome too! Animalia is open Monday - Saturday, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 36. Bird Stores See “Birds” for bird stores that specialize in birds and their supplies. • JustFoodForDogs 500 W. Coast Hwy., Newport Beach 26886 Calle Hermosa, Capistrano Beach (866) 726-9509 www.justfoodfordogs.com JustFoodForDogs makes daily meals and treats for healthy dogs, and prescription and custom-formulated diets for dogs with special health issues. All recipes are made from ingredients certified by the USDA for human consumption and have been developed by JustFoodForDogs’ veterinarian, nutritionist, pet chef and a cadre of dogs and dog lovers. Kitchens now in Newport Beach, West Hollywood, Manhattan Beach, Sherman Oaks and a store in Capistrano Beach. Also see “Nutrition and Health.” See ad on page 21. • LaunderPet Belmont Heights 3429 E. Broadway, Long Beach (562) 433-3605 Bixby Knolls 4102 Orange Ave., #113, Long Bch (562) 427-2551 Seal Beach 318 Main St., Seal Beach (562) 430-7196 www.launderpet.com LaunderPet offers an extensive line of dog and cat food and supplies, including Canidae, Felidae, Orijen, Honest Kitchen, Zignature, Fussie Cat, Taste of the Wild and many more. They sell frozen, raw foods by Primal and Bravo too. If they do not have something in stock, they are happy to order it for you. They also offer pick-up and delivery—call for details. Call or visit the website for each location’s hours. Also see “Groomers.” See ad on page 19; coupon on page 36. • Pussy & Pooch Pethouse and Pawbar 4818 E. 2nd St., Long Beach (562) 434-7700 222 E. Broadway, Long Beach (562) 624-1199 www.pussyandpooch.com An innovative and unique pet lifestyle boutique geared toward modern pets and their owners. A neighborhood urban oasis, P&P offers a colorful and interactive social setting featuring distinctive, yet moderately priced, high-quality products and everyday essentials (food and supplies) with a focus on healthy nutrition and green living for pets. P&P is home to the one-of-a-kind Pawbar®, where furry friends can feast on made-toorder meaty pet meals or enjoy pet bakery treats and personalized cakes. It’s also home to the Bathhouse which offers pet grooming and spa services. P&P is dedicated to its communities and hosts regular mixers for pets and their parents, including Mutt Mingles, pet adoptions, pet-centric charity events, pet nutritional guidance and more (see “Calendar”). Also see “Groomers.” See ad on page 25; coupon on page 31. Reptiles and Exotics Stores See “Reptiles and Exotics” for stores that specialize in reptiles, amphibians, turtles, tortoises, arachnids and other herptiles.

• Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort 509 Mercury Lane, Brea (714) 988-6818 www.wigglewagglepetresort.com Looking for pet-friendly, earth-friendly products for your dogs? How about fresh, organic homemade treats and birthday cakes where proceeds go to charitable causes to help other dogs in need? And how about great products that help keep you and your dogs safe? Visit Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort’s retail shop for goodies that help you and your dog look good and feel good while you do good for yourself and others! For additional services, see “Boarding and Day Care,” “Groomers,” “Parties” and “Training Programs.” See ad on page 9. More Pet Stores Adopt & Shop (562) 531-2871 353 Lakewood Center Mall, Lakewood www.adoptandshop.org Anaheim Feed and Pet Supply (714) 992-2012 1730 N. Lemon St., Anaheim www.anaheimfeed.com Auntie Lucy’s Pet Feed (562) 612-4603 4125 Long Beach Blvd., Long Beach www.auntielucyspetfeed.com Blacksmith’s Corner (562) 531-0386 17647 Lakewood Blvd., Bellflower www.blacksmithscorner.com Centinela Feed and Pet Supplies 2320 Harbor Blvd., Costa Mesa, (714) 540-4036; 4243 Woodruff Ave., Lakewood, (562) 608-4007; and 4700 PCH, Long Beach, (562) 494-1660. Long Beach also offers doggie day care and DIY grooming. www.centinelafeed.com Chateau Le Pooch Store and Spa (714) 482-0452 860 W. Imperial Hwy., Ste. M, Brea www.chateaulepooch.com Circle Pet and Tropical Fish Center (562) 597-0619 Free bird grooming and aquarium-water testing. 2201 Redondo Ave., Signal Hill www.circlepetlongbeach.com Coast Pet Supply (949) 497-6580 880 North Coast Hwy., Laguna Beach Collar and Leash Pet Shop (714) 530-4490 9772 Chapman Ave., Garden Grove www.collarandleash.info Discount Pets (949) 887-3796 501 N. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim Dogma 6755 Quail Hill Pkwy., Irvine, (949) 737-5950; and 21113 Newport Coast Drive, Newport Coast, (949) 640-6072. www.4dogma.com Feed Barn (949) 548-3151 2300 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Furly’s Pet Supply (949) 707-5060 26321 Dimension Drive, Lake Forest www.furlys.com

PetCo (888) 824-7257 30 locations throughout greater Long Beach and Orange County. www.petco.com

Healthy Paws (562) 902-5700 11151 First Ave., Whittier www.healthypawsstore.com

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Kriser’s 5365 Alton Pkwy., Irvine, (949) 551-4100; and 1044 Irvine Ave., Newport Beach, (949) 515-0000. www.krisers.com spcaLA Marketplace (562) 570-4926 Proceeds benefit spcaLA’s shelter pets. 7700 East Spring St., Long Beach. www.spcala.com Muttropolis Dog and Cat Boutique (949) 717-6888 865 Newport Center Drive, Newport Beach www.muttropolis.com Naked Dog Bistro 424 Forest Ave., Laguna Beach www.nakeddogbistro.com

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Paw Shoppe Pet Center (562) 425-5131 6416 E. Spring St., Long Beach www.pawshoppepetcenter.com Pet Country (949) 951-7387 22485 El Toro Road, Ste. A, Lake Forest www.petcountryweb.com Pet Pantry (714) 998-2060 1500 E. Village Way, Ste. 2248, Orange www.thepetpantry.com Pet Stop Warehouse (949) 305-0532 27690 Santa Margarita Pkwy., Ste. D, Mission Viejo. www.petstopwarehouse.com Pet Supply 18545 Brookhurst St., FV (714) 964-5585 21425 Brookhurst St., HB (714) 962-8800 14370 Culver, A-100, Irvine (949) 726-1226 21612 Plano Trabuco Road, TC (949) 216-9081 www.orangecountypetsupply.com

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PetSmart (800) 738-1385 More than 20 locations throughout greater Long Beach and Orange County. www.petsmart.com

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Puppy Shop Boys (714) 641-1717 688 Baker St., #5, Costa Mesa www.puppyshopboys.com

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Russo’s Pet Center (949) 218-6135 32411 Golden Lantern, Unit A, Laguna Niguel www.russospetcenter.com

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Are you busy, tired or feeling guilty? They also offer half-hour and 45-minute walks to give your pooch exercise and companionship while you’re at work or away for long hours. Medication administration, including insulin shots, is available. Rates start at just $15. Serves Huntington Beach and surrounding cities. Email: homeofhunter@aol.com. See ad on page 27. • Pet Butler (800) PET-BUTLER (738-2885) www.petbutler.com In additional to their poop removal services, Pet Butler now offers dog walking services in the Orange County area. Their walks are 20 minutes, 30 minutes, or 40 minutes long. Email: draymond@petbutler.com. Also see “Poop Removal.” See ad on this page.

Wiener Dog Store (714) 402-7327 Hosts wiener dog races. 7561 Center Ave., #38, Huntington Beach. www.wienerdogstore.com Wild’s Animal Supplies 27932 La Paz Road, Ste. A, LN (949) 831-8678 32880 PCH, #30, Dana Point (949) 488-0025 Your Elegant Pet (562) 529-8414 4332 South St., Lakewood. www.yourelegantpet.com

pet sitters & dog walkers In-home pet sitting and dog walking services. Home care, such as switching on and off lights, is often included. Most pet-sitting providers are bonded, insured and members of professional associations, such as Pet Sitters International and the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters; some are animal-CPR and first-aid certified. Always ask a pet sitter or dog walker for their qualifications and check their references. Also see: “Boarding and Day Care.” Dog Walking Groups at Meetup.com www.meetup.com Visit the website, type “dog walk” in the interest area and your zip code for a list of groups you can join. • Home of Hunter Pet Care (714) 292-5071 Are you going on vacation? Home of Hunter Pet Care provides daily visits with your pets while you are away.

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• Your Animals Best Friend (714) 898-5800 www.youranimalsbestfriend.com Customized services include: taking your dog for a walk in your neighborhood, picking up waste during walk, providing fresh water upon return home, giving treats (if you permit), playing with your dog and giving him or her love and attention. Walks start at only $15 with discounts for additional dogs. Additional charges may apply for large or aggressive dogs. Inquire about monthly dog walking rates. If you get a competitive quote with the same services offered, please give them the opportunity to match or beat it. Multiple visits and overnights for when you are out of town in a caring home environment or at Your Animals Best Friend Dog House. See ad on page 27.

poop removal Animal waste removal services, primarily for dogs and cats. Costs for services vary depending on number and species of animals and frequency of service. • Pet Butler (800) PET-BUTLER (738-2885) www.petbutler.com Wanna be “poop free?” Leave the dirty job to Pet Butler! They come to your home and clean up after your pet, making life more convenient, enjoyable and safe for pets and their owners. Simply put, it’s what they “doo.” Pet Butler also provides pet stations and supplies to individual yards, parks and multi-family communities. As the largest, oldest and most respected poop scooping service, they have been cleaning up poop and deodorizing the outdoors for close to 20 years. Yes, Pet Butler really is #1 in the “#2” business. Discounts for seniors, disabled and pet-care professionals. Also offers an all-natural odor eliminator spray for yards. In addition to pet waste removal, Pet Butler now offers dog walking services, too! See “Pet Sitting and Dog Walking.” See ad on this page. • Your Animals Best Friend (714) 898-5800 www.youranimalsbestfriend.com Are you a busy executive, overloaded mom or just

someone who needs a hand? Going out of town for vacation, emergency or business? Your Animals Best Friend offers waste pick-up and removal, plus a variety of other services, such as home sitting, plant care, errand running and project help. All services are customized to your needs. See ad on page 27.

recreation City recreation departments offering a variety of dog-training classes, plus dog-friendly beaches, parks and trails. Dog park use requires that your dogs are current on vaccinations and that you clean up after your dogs. When visiting a leash-free dog park, keep them on leash before you go into the park and when you exit, and do not bring female dogs in heat. City and regional parks allow leashed dogs on trails and throughout other recreation areas. Park websites list additional rules and regulations. Trail use requires that all dogs must be on a leash no longer than six feet. Many trails are shared by equestrians, bicyclists and pedestrians. All distances are approximate. Unless otherwise noted, no water or waste bags are provided, please trek with your dogs prepared and bring your own supplies. Also see “Dog Sports and Fitness” and “Training Programs.” Note: Check water conditions at dog beaches at brc.healthebay.org, they also have an app available for smart phones. Anaheim (714) 765-5191 www.anaheim.net Classes: AKC Canine Good Citizen, K9 Work and Play, Basic K9 Obedience (Special Breeds), Canine Games Agility Course, Dog Manners Crash Course, Dog Obedience Training, Frisbee Dogs, K9 Funology, K9 Nose Works, The Emergency K9 Stop-Recall, Pet Therapy Dog Training, Puppy Kindergarten and Real Time K9 Training. Yorba Regional Park (714) 973-6615 A linear park over one mile long situated in the mouth of Santa Ana Canyon features trails and access to the Santa Ana River Trail. 7600 E. La Palma, Anaheim. www.ocparks.com/parks/yorba Bellflower Flora Vista Dog Park (562) 803-3301 Open: daily, dawn to dusk. 9203 Flora Vista St. www.bellflower.org Brea (714) 990-7100 www.ci.brea.ca.us Class: Dog Manners Crash Course. Brea Wildcatters Dog Park Open: 7 a.m. - dusk; closed Thursday, 7 a.m. noon for maintenance. Corner of Valencia Ave. and Santa Fe Road. www.tinyurl.com/breadogpark more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


Carbon Canyon Regional Park (714) 973-3160 124-acre park with walking/hiking trails, plus a tenacre grove of Coastal Redwoods. 4442 Carbon Canyon Road, Brea. www.ocparks.com/parks/carbon

Open: dawn to dusk. Rio San Gabriel Park, 9612 Ardine St. www.tinyurl.com/downeydogpark

Buena Park (714) 236-3860 www.buenapark.com Classes: Dog Obedience, Puppy Kindergarten, K9 Work and Play, Frisbee Workshop and Dog Manners Crash Course.

Fullerton (714) 738-6317 www.ci.fullerton.ca.us Classes: Crash Course in Basic Canine Manners, AKC Canine Good Citizen, Canine Games Agility Course, Frisbee Dogs, Dog Obedience, K9 Work and Play, Puppy Kindergarten, K9 Funology, Basic K9 Manners - Special Breeds and Pet Therapy Training.

Bellis Dog Park Open: daily, 8 a.m. - dusk; Thursday, 10 a.m. - dusk. 7171 8th St. www.tinyurl.com/buenaparkdogpark

Craig Regional Park (714) 973-3180 124-acre park with hiking trails. 3300 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton. www.ocparks.com/parks/ted

Ralph B. Clark Regional Park (714) 973-6618 104-acre park with hiking trials. 8800 Rosecrans Ave., Buena Park. www.ocparks.com/parks/ralph

Fullerton Pooch Park (714) 738-6575 Open: daily, 7 a.m. - 8 p.m; closed Wednesdays for maintenance. 201 S. Basque Ave. www.tinyurl.com/ fullertonpoochpark

Costa Mesa (714) 754-5300 www.costamesaca.gov Classes: Dog Frisbee, Dog Manners Crash Course, Dog Obedience Refresher, Dog Obedience, Puppy Kindergarten and Flyball Fun for Dogs. Costa Mesa Bark Park (714) 754-5300 Open: dawn - 9 p.m.; closed Tuesdays for maintenance. TeWinkle Park, corner of Arlington Ave. and Newport Blvd. www.tinyurl.com/costamesabarkpark Fairview Park Trail Six miles round trip. Water fountain and dog-waste bags available. Corner of Placentia and Adams. www.tinyurl.com/fairviewparktrail Cypress (714) 229-6798 www.ci.cypress.ca.us Classes: Dog Manners Crash Course and Dog Obedience. Dana Point (949) 248-3530 www.danapoint.org Classes: Dog Obedience and Dog Manners Crash Course. Downey Downey Dog Park

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Fullerton Dog Trails (714) 738-6575 The Fullerton area offers the following dog-friendly trails, open 7 a.m. - sunset: Fullerton East Coyote Hills Trail - Three miles round trip, trail starts in Trail Rest Park and ends in Craig Regional Park. Fullerton Panorama Trail - Three miles round trip, trail head in Coyote Hills Golf Course. Hiltscher Park Trail - Three miles round trip, trail head at the corner of Bastenchury and W. Valley View Drive. Juanita Cooke Greenbelt and Trail - Five and a half miles round trip, trail head at north end of Laguna Lake Park. www.tinyurl.com/fullertontrails Garden Grove (714) 741-5200 www.garden-grove.org Classes: Dog Manners Crash Course, Dog Obedience, Beginning and Advanced Flyball, Beginning Frisbee, K9 Work and Play, and Puppy Kindergarten.

Best Friend Dog Park and Huntington Beach Central Park (714) 960-8847 Central Park offers 350-acres with walking trails and dog park. The dog park is open daily, weekdays, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.; and weekends, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Golden West St. and Talbert Ave. www.hbdogpark.com, www.tinyurl.com/HBcentralpark

The Barking Lot (714) 741-5200 Open: 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Garden Grove Park, 9301 Westminster Ave. www.tinyurl.com/thebarkinglot

Dog Beach (714) 841-8644 1.5 miles of beach where dogs may be off-leash in the water and on wet sand daily, 5 a.m. - 10 p.m. Fresh water and dog bags are available. Free and open to the public. Donation-based memberships are available to support the beach. Metered parking (currency, coins and Visa/MC). Annual parking permit is available; call the Marine Safety Division for rates,

Huntington Beach (714) 536-5486 www.surfcity-hb.org Classes: AKC Canine Good Citizen Test, Dog Obedience, Dog Frisbee, Puppy Kindergarten, Beginning Flyball and Crash Course in Canine Manners.

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at (714) 536-5281. Pacific Coast Highway, between 21st and Seapoint streets. www.dogbeach.org Santa Ana River Bike Path/Hiking Trail Path that parallels the Santa Ana River channel is 29 miles one way, Huntington Beach to Yorba Regional Park to Green River Golf Course in Corona. Path is shared by cyclists, joggers and strollers. www.tinyurl.com/santaanarivertrail Wieder Regional Park (949) 923-2250 24-acre park features hiking trails. 19251 Seapoint Ave. www.ocparks.com/parks/harriett Irvine (949) 724-6610 www.ci.irvine.ca.us Classes: Dog Obedience, Dog Manners Crash Course and Puppy Kindergarten. Central Bark (949) 724-6833 Open: daily, 6:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.; closed Wednesday for maintenance. 6405 Oak Canyon, Irvine. www.tinyurl.com/Irvinedogpark Orange County Great Park (866) 829-3829 Leashed dogs are allowed in all areas of the park, including most special events. They can even take a ride in the Great Park Balloon (rides $5-10). Park entrance, Sand Canyon and Marine Way, Irvine. www.ocgp.org Laguna Beach (949) 497-7050 www.lagunabeachcity.net Classes: Puppy Kindergarten, Dog School, Agility for Fun and Taking the Show On the Road. Laguna Beach Bark Park (949) 497-3311 Open: daily, dawn to dusk; closed all day Wednesday for maintenance. 20652 Laguna Cayon Road. www. lagunabeach.com/points/dogpark Laguna Beach (949) 246-2459 Leashed dogs are allowed on city and county beaches anytime of day between September 11 June 14; before 9 a.m. and after 6 p.m from June 15 - September 10. Dogs must be on a leash at all times. Rules apply to both the city and county beaches in the City of Laguna Beach, except for Thousand Steps Beach where dogs are not allowed at any time of the year. Metered parking. www.tinyurl.com/dogsonbeachrules Laguna Niguel (949) 362-4300 www.ci.laguna-niguel.ca.us Classes: Dog Obedience (beginning and intermediate) and Dog Manners Crash Course. Laguna Niguel Pooch Park (949) 362-4300 Open: dawn to dusk. 31461 Golden Lantern. www. tinyurl.com/poochpark Laguna Woods A Place for Paws (949) 639-0500 Open: daily, 7 a.m. - dusk. Ridge Route at Peralta Drive. www.tinyurl.com/lagunawoodsdogpark 28 petsguide summer/fall 2015

Lakewood (562) 866-9771, Ext. 2408 www.lakewoodcity.org Classes: Canine Agility Course, Dog Frisbee and Dog Obedience. Home Run Dog Park Rynerson Park, 20711 Studebaker Road. www. tinyurl.com/Lakewooddogpark Long Beach (562) 570-6555 www.longbeach.gov www.tinyurl.com/LBdogparks Classes: Dog Obedience, Canine Games Agility Course (novice and advance), Dog Manners Crash Course, Pet Manners Fine Tuned, Pet Manners with Positive Reinforcement and Puppy Kindergarten. Coolidge Dog Park Open: daily, dawn to dusk. 352 Neece Ave. Downtown Dog Park Open: daily, dawn to dusk. Lincoln Park, Broadway and Pacific Ave. El Dorado Regional Park and Dog Park More than 660 acres with walking trails. Vehicle entry, $5-7. Annual passes available. Dog park is located in El Dorado West, across from the Nature Center; open daily, 7 a.m. - dusk. East, (562) 5701771; and West, (562) 570-3225. Jackson Park Dog Park (562) 570-3100 Open: daily, dawn to dusk. 1432 Jackson St. K9 Corner Open: daily, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. Pacific Ave. and 9th St. Long Beach Recreation Dog Park (562) 570-3100 Open: daily, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Monday morning closure for maintenance. 5201 E. 7th St. Rosie’s Dog Beach Open: daily, 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. One dog per adult; bring your own water and waste bags. Visit the website for additional rules. Metered parking. Belmont Shore, between Argonne and Roycroft. www. hautedogs.org/beach.html Uptown Dog Park Open: daily, dawn to dusk. Scherer Park, 4600 Long Beach Blvd. Wrigley Heights Dog Park (562) 570-3111 Open: daily, 6 a.m. - 10 p.m.; Monday morning closure for maintenance. 3401 Golden Ave. Los Alamitos (562) 430-1073 www.cityoflosalamitos.org/recreation Classes: Dog Obedience and Dog Manners Crash Course.

Newport Beach (949) 644-3151 www.newportbeachca.gov Classes: Puppy Kindergarten, Dog Obedience, Dog Manners Crash Course, and Dog Obedience Refresher Drill Workshop. Newport Beach Dog Park Open: 7 a.m. - dusk; closed Wednesday morning until 9 a.m. for maintenance. Avocado Ave. and MacArthur Blvd., just north of San Miguel. www. tinyurl.com/newportdogpark Upper Newport Bay (949) 923-2290 1,000 acres of open space and hiking trails. 2301 University Drive, Newport Beach. www. ocparks.com/parks/newport Corona Del Mar, Newport and Balboa Beaches (949) 644-3717 Dogs on six-feet or shorter leashes are allowed on beaches or beachfront sidewalks before 10 a.m. and after 4:30 p.m., year round. Fresh water is available at all beaches. Waste bags are available at Corona Del Mar Beach. Corona Del Mar State Beach, Iris St. and Ocean Blvd.; Newport and Balboa Beach, Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach. www.tinyurl.com/dogsnewportbeaches Orange (714) 744-7274 www.cityoforange.org Classes: Dog Obedience. Orange Dog Park Open: daily, 7 a.m. - dusk; closed Wednesday for maintenance. 190 South Yorba St. www.orangedogpark.com Irvine Regional Park (714) 973-6835 Features paved and unpaved walking/hiking trials. Parking, $3-7. 1 Irvine Park Road. www. ocparks.com/irvinepark Santiago Oaks Regional (714) 973-6620 1,758-acre park features hiking trails that provide access to the Anaheim Hills trail system that connects several parks. 2145 N. Windes Drive. www. ocparks.com/parks/santiago Placentia Tri-City Regional Park (714) 973-3180 40-acre park with paved and natural walking trails. 2301 Kraemer Blvd., Placentia. www. ocparks.com/parks/tri_city_park Rancho Palo Verde Point Vicente Interpretive Center (310) 377-5370 Trek through coastal land and trails. Dogs must be leashed. Bring water. Waste bags are available. 31501 Palos Verdes Drive West, RPV. www.tinyurl.com/pointvicente Rancho Santa Margarita RSM Dog Park (949) 216-9700 Open: daily, dawn to dusk. Canada Vista Park, 24328 Antonio Pkwy. www.tinyurl.com/RSMdogpark

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Saddleback (Mission Viejo area) (949) 460-2730 www.saddlebackrecreation.com Classes: Dog Obedience (novice and intermediate), AKC Good Citizen and Crash Course in Basic Canine Manners. Oso Creek Trail (949) 470-3000 Three miles round trip. Be cautious of wildlife, including coyotes. 27301 La Paz Road, Mission Viejo. www.tinyurl.com/OsoCreekTrail San Clemente (949) 361-3366 www.san-clemente.org Class: Dog Manners Crash Course San Clemente Dog Park (949) 361-8264 Open: 6 a.m. - dusk; closed Tuesday until 1 p.m. for maintenance. 310 Avenida La Pata. www.tinyurl.com/ SCdogpark San Onofre State Beach Campsite Dogs must be on a leash no more than 6 feet at a campsite or confined in an enclosed vehicle, tent or pen. Leashed-dogs are welcome on trails 1 and 6. Dogs are not permitted on trails 2-5 or on the beach. www.sanonofreparksfoundation.org Seal Beach (562) 431-2527 www.sealbeachca.gov Classes: Dog Obedience, Dog Manners Crash Course and Canine Games Agility. Arbor Dog Park Open: dawn to dusk, seven days a week. Nonresident user license is $12 per year, call (562) 430-4993. 4665 Lampson Ave., Seal Beach. www. tinyurl.com/arborparkdogpark Trabuco Canyon Cleveland National Forest (858) 673-6180 Dog-friendly trails are located in Trabuco Canyon, including Holy Jim Falls Trail (three miles round trip) and Trabuco Canyon Trail (five miles round trip). Hikers must purchase a day pass or a year Adventure Pass, available at sporting good stores and ranger stations. Bring your own water and waste bags. Open dawn to dusk. www.fs.fed.us/r5/cleveland Tustin (714) 573-3326 www.tustinca.org Classes: Dog Obedience and Puppy Kindergarten. Westminster (714) 895-2860 www.westminster-ca.gov Classes: Dog Obedience, Dog Manners Crash Course, Canine Games Agility Course and Frisbee Dogs. Whittier Whittier Narrows Recreation Area (626) 575-5526 Trails and a dog-sports field. 823 LexingtonGallatin Road, South El Monte. www.tinyurl.com/ whittiernarrowsdogfriendly more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

Yorba Linda (714) 961-7160 www.ci.yorba-linda.ca.us Classes: K9 Work and Play, Canine Games Agility, K9 Funology, Basic K9 Obedience - Special Breeds, Dog Obedience, K9 Nose Work, The Emergency K9 Stop - Recall, Real Time Canine Training - The Real World, Pet Therapy and Puppy Kindergarten. Water Park for Dogs 25817 Washington Ave., Murrieta (951) 677-6031 www.countrykennelsca.com Open swim, private swim, dock-diving class and club/group swim are available. All pets must pass an evaluation which can be booked or completed during open swim times.

reptiles & exotics Rescues and retail stores that offer a variety of exotic reptiles, amphibians and supplies. Also see: “Pet Shops and Boutiques.” Reptile and Exotic Rescues Reptile and Amphibian Rescue Network (RARN) (323) 301-3360 RARN cares for sick and injured, stray and abandoned reptiles and amphibians, primarily from shelters and other rescues. When animals are healthy, they are adopted out to qualified homes. www.rarn.org Reptile Rescue Orange County (949) 291-0701 As a non-profit exotic animal welfare organization, RROC specializes in rehabilitating and finding homes for reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and all other exotics. Services include adoption, education, rehabilitation, consulting, boarding and parties/photo/ video/film shoots. www.reptilerescueoc.org Reptile and Exotic Specialty Stores La Habra Pets (562) 697-7110 1919 W. La Habra Blvd., La Habra www.lhreptilehouse.com Paw Shoppe Pet Center (562) 425-5131 6416 E. Spring St., Long Beach www.pawshoppepetcenter.com Prehistoric Pets (714) 964-3525 Parties available; reptile zoo onsite. 18822 Brookhurst St., Fountain Valley. www.prehistoricpets.com

PET CANCER AWARENESS 10 POINTERS Maintain a regular schedule of wellness exams with your family veterinarian. If you notice any of the signs below, call them for an appointment right away.

1. Unusual swellings that persist or grow 2. Sores that do not heal 3. Weight loss 4. Loss of appetite 5. Unusual bleeding or discharge 6. Offensive odor 7. Difficulty eating or swallowing 8. Hesitation to exercise or loss of stamina 9. Persistent lameness or stiffness 10. Difficulty breathing, urinating or defecating Los Angeles (310) 558-6120 9599 Jefferson Blvd. • Culver City

Reptropolis (949) 492-6598 1310 N. El Camino Real, San Clemente www.reptilesreptropolis.com

Orange County (949) 552-8274

The Reptile Outlet (714) 761-2066 10529 Beach Blvd., Stanton

San Fernando Valley (818) 888-6882

World Serpent Exotics (562) 426-1090 4236 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach www.facebook.com/wselongbeach

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service & therapy animals Programs and organizations that sponsor and/or train service or therapy animals. • Animal Health Foundation Caring Creatures - Pet Partners Program Los Angeles and Orange Counties (714) 710-9114 www.animalhealthfoundation.org AHF sponsor’s Pet Partner Team’s registration fees once the team successfully passes the Pet Partner evaluation conducted by AHF. Teams visit hospitals and care facilities on an ongoing basis, interacting with patients, their families and medical staff, helping to relieve stress and create a sense of well being. AHF R.E.A.D. volunteers visit school sites promoting literacy and encouraging students to read aloud to their companion therapy dog. Volunteer opportunities available. See “Calendar” for Pet Partners Workshop and Pet Partners evaluation dates. Service Animals The following organizations provide referrals, information, training and/or service animals, plus ongoing support to assist the blind, hearing impaired or physically/ mentally disabled. Volunteer opportunities available. 4 Paws 4 Patriots (951) 565-0849 An organization established to provide free service dogs to disabled veterans across the United States using resources including trainers and local animal shelters to provide service dogs, training, and equipment. www.4paws4patriots.org Dogs4Diabetics (925) 246-5785 The organization provides quality medical alert dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics through programs of training, placement and follow-up services. www.dogs4diabetics.com Guide Dogs for the Blind (800) 295-4050 GDB provides guide dogs free of charge to individuals with impaired sight. Volunteers and puppy raisers needed. www.guidedogs.com Guide Dogs of America (818) 362-5834 GDA provides guide dogs and instruction in their use, free of charge, to blind and visually impaired men and women. Donations welcome and puppy raising opportunities available. www.guidedogsofamerica.org Paws With a Cause (714) 309-7654 Enhances the independence and quality of life for people with disabilities nationally through custom-trained assistance dogs. PAWS® increases

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awareness of the rights and roles of assistance dog teams through education and advocacy. Foster homes and puppy raisers always needed. Email: pawswithacausesocal@gmail.com. www. pawswithacause.org Canine Angels (888) 592-6457 Canine Angels places professionally-trained assistance dogs with children and young adults between the ages of 5 and 25 that have physical and developmental disabilities. www.canine-angels.org Canine Support Teams (951) 301-3625 Providing specially trained assistance/service dogs to people with disabilities other than blindness to support personal, social and occupational independence. Ask about the Pawz for Wounded Veterans, Prison Pup Program and how to become a puppy raiser. www.caninesupportteams.org Therapy Animals The following organizations sponsor therapy animals who work with schools, libraries, hospitals and convalescent homes. See “Recreation” for therapy-animal classes offered through city recreation departments. BARK Therapy Dogs (562) 235-8835 BARK provides therapy dogs to schools and libraries to encourage children to read. BARK dogs also attend community events and visit colleges, senior centers and nursing homes. They evaluate teams at least once monthly, provide all supplies, and will try to find a location near you. They are a recognized AKC Therapy Dog group. www.barkdogs.org Paws 4 Healing (714) 542-9433 Members and registered pets provide animal therapy for assisted-living and convalescent homes, hospitals and homeless shelters. R.E.A.D. program provides therapy animals to schools and libraries to increase literacy. Volunteers and volunteer animals of all kinds are welcome. www.paws4healing.info Pet Partners Pet Partners, formerly Delta Society, trains people and screens them with their pets so they can visit patients/ clients in hospitals, nursing homes, hospice and physical therapy centers, schools, libraries and many other facilities. Find a local group or ways to start your own on their website. www.petpartners.org Pet Prescription Team (562) 694-8090 Assists pet owners in training their pets to become therapy animals. They offer therapy training classes, therapy certification and AKC CGC testing for the purpose of visiting nursing homes, hospitals, special institutions, libraries and wherever else therapy dogs are needed. 1404 Dorothea Road, La Habra Heights. www.petprescriptionteam.com Orange County SPCA (714) 964-4445 The OCSPCA’s Pets Are Wonderful Support (PAWS) program has volunteer/dog teams who visit children’s homes, hospitals, nursing and assisted-living facilities, rehabilitation centers and autism programs throughout Orange County. Canine Literacy volunteer/dog teams visit schools to help children build self esteem by improving their

comprehension skills and teaching the joy of reading. www.orangecountyspca.org

shelters Government, non-profit or private animal shelters, commonly called “the pound,” provide shelter and care for stray, lost or abandoned animals. All shelters offer healthy animals for adoption; there is usually a fee. Most provide pictures of adoptable and found/stray animals on their website. Animals are kept at the shelter until claimed by their owners; adopted to new owners; placed with a rescue or adoption organization; or euthanized. Most shelters accept animals from residents of specific cities only. For animal control services, including found/stray animals, please see “Emergency Resources.” Also see “Adoption and Rescue” for rescues that accept owner-relinquished pets or animals from the public. Note: Shelters fall into two categories: open or limited admission. An “open admission” facility accepts animals from animal control and the public no matter the circumstance. “Limited admission” facilities have restrictions on incoming animals brought in by the public; however, they accept any animals brought to them by animal control. Most shelters practice euthanasia for a variety of reasons and circumstances. There are few true no-kill facilities. All shelters work with rescue groups, sanctuaries and other animal welfare organizations to find families for homeless animals. If you can no longer take care of your pet or if you found or lost a pet, see “Emergency Resources.” If you are concerned about the life of an animal, ask about the shelter’s policy before you take the animal in. Many adoption and rescue organizations offer advice and/or referrals about found/lost/stray animals (see “Adoption and Rescue” for a list of organizations). Animal Assistance League of Orange County 15102 Jackson St., Midway City (714) 893-4393 www.aaloc.com The Animal Assistance League of Orange County is celebrating their 40th anniversary serving the community. Their non-profit, no-kill humane shelter is home to 135 dogs and cats. They are dedicated to aiding lost and homeless pets, helping people with pet-related problems, promoting responsible pet ownership and pet population control, and preventing cruelty to animals through educational programs. Coastal Animal Services Authority 221 Avenida Fabricante, San Clemente (949) 492-1617 www.tinyurl.com/coastalshelter more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


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LA County Downey Animal Shelter 11258 S. Garfield Ave., Downey (562) 940-6898 www.animalcare.lacounty.gov A branch of the LA Department of Animal Care and Control provides temporary care for stray animals found in designated cities. Accepts owner-relinquished pets; fee applies. Laguna Beach Animal Shelter 20612 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach (949) 497-3552 www.puplagunabeach.org Provides care for stray animals found in Laguna Beach or Laguna Woods only. Does not accept owner-surrendered pets or animals brought in by the public, but can provide referrals for alternative options. Long Beach Animal Care Services 7700 East Spring St., Long Beach (562) 570-7387 www.longbeach.gov/acs Provides services for stray and owner-relinquished pets (fee applies) from Long Beach, Cerritos, Los Alamitos, Seal Beach and Signal Hill. Services also include dog training, low-cost clinics, spay/neuter assistance and humane investigations. Shares site with spcaLA (see their listing in this section for more information). Volunteer opportunities available. Mission Viejo Animal Services Center 28095 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo (949) 470-3045 www.cmvas.org, www.dawg.org Provides care for stray animals from Mission Viejo, Laguna Niguel and Aliso Viejo only. Staff is available after hours for emergency services only. Applications required for owner-relinquished pets; fee applies. OC Animal Care 561 The City Drive South, Orange (714) 935-6848 www.ocpetinfo.com Provides animal control and shelter services for many Orange County cities (see “Emergency Resources” for a complete list of cities). Found exotic pets, including reptiles and birds, are adopted by a drawing every Wednesday at 4 p.m. Visit the website, www.ocpetinfo.com, for additional services and information, such as Orange County pet laws. Educational tours and volunteer opportunities available. For after-hours inmore info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

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formation, call (714) 935-7158. Accepts ownerrelinquished pets; fee applies. Orange County Humane Society 21632 Newland Ave., Huntington Beach (714) 536-8480 www.ochumanesociety.com Provides care for stray and owner-relinquished pets (fee applies) from Costa Mesa and Newport Beach only. Seal Beach Animal Care Center 1700 Adolofo Lopez Drive, Seal Beach (562) 430-4993 www.sbacc.org Provides care for stray or owner-relinquished dogs and cats from Seal Beach only.

Southeast Area Animal Control Authority 9777 SEAACA St., Downey (562) 803-3301 www.seaaca.org SEAACA provides temporary care for animals found within various LA County cities as well as Buena Park and La Palma (see Animal Control under “Emergency Resources” for a list of cities). They also provide low-cost veterinarian services to the public. Accepts owner-relinquished pets; fee applies. spcaLA P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center 7700 East Spring St., Long Beach (562) 570-7722 www.spcaLA.com Provides sheltering and adoptions for homeless animals, conducts cruelty investigation, disaster

clubs & social groups

AARF Club - Membership club for families with senior dogs. www.aarfclub.com

American Kennel Club (AKC) - A directory of dog clubs based on the type of breed, training, services and competition. www.akc.org Dog Scouts of America - The dog is the “Scout” and earns badges, the handler can be an adult or child. Junior programs and information on starting your own troop are available. www.dogscouts.org • Kids Talk Dogs Club at Your Animals Best Friend Join other pet lovers for a fun evening club designed to teach members all about animal training, handling, grooming, health, socialization and petrelated jobs. Mingle with other members your age while learning about something you’re passionate

about. Two groups are offered, grades 5-8 and high school. Sign up today. $40 registration fee is required for the annual club. Volunteer opportunities and scholarships available. 15392 Assembly Lane, Ste. A, Huntington Beach. (714) 898-5800. www. youranimalsbestfriend.com. See ad on page 27. Meetup - Type the breed or species in the interest area and enter your zip code. www.meetup.com Online Communities and Social Networks www.datemypet.com (dating community for pets and pet lovers), www.dogsniffer.com (like a Yelp for the pet community), www.dogster. com, www.catster.com, www.hipancake.com, www.packdog.com, www.strutmymutt.com and www.yeepet.com. petsguide summer/fall 2015 31


animal rescue, animal training, and humane education programs. Shares site with Long Beach Animal Care Services (see their listing in this section for more information). Does not accept owner-relinquished pets or animals brought in by the public. Volunteer opportunities.

therapy & rehabilitation Therapy and rehabilitation, such as massage, chiropractic and/or holistic alternative medicine for dogs, cats, small animals and horses. • Canine Chiro VCA Rossmoor, Los Alamitos (562) 598-8621 VCA All Care, Fountain Valley (714) 963-0909 Many of your pet’s everyday activities and injuries can cause the spinal bones to lose their normal position or normal motion, which may ultimately alter your pet’s health and/or cause pain. As a chiropractitioner for pets, Dr. Wasserman relieves your pet’s suffering through chiropractic care, and restores quality of life; he is truly devoted to the health and well-being of your canine companion. See ad on page 7. • Dr. Robert E. Woods, DVM, CVA 11561 Salinaz Ave., Garden Grove (714) 539-0755 www.robertwoodsdvm.com Dr. Woods has specialized in alternative veterinary medicine for over ten years. His passion started while at Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine where he helped found a branch and served as president of the American Holistic Veterinary Medical Association. He offers a plethora of options to help his patients get back on the path to wellness. Acupuncture, LLLT, pulsed electromagnetic field therapy, Chinese herbs, homeopathy, homotoxicology, and nutraceutical therapy are avenues that allow for more options for rehabilitation. Also see “Veterinary Services.” See ad on page 23. • Terri Steuben (714) 875-7194 www.TerriSteuben.com Animal communicator Terri Steuben has the gift of medical intuition that allows her to feel where animals are experiencing pain or discomfort in their bodies. Knowing where your pet feels pain can assist your veterinarian with diagnosis and treatment. She is also a trained Reiki Master of the Usui method, an alternative therapy that originated in Japan and is designed to align and balance the body in order to promote healing and pain relief. Terri uses Reiki with animals pre- and post-surgery, and with those that have cancer, kidney problems and other conditions. When your pet hurts,

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a 15-minute phone session with Terri can be an important step to relief and recovery. Terri’s how-to book, “Secrets of a Pet Whisperer: Stop Telling Your Animals to Misbehave,” teaches her simple, two-step process for effective communication with all of your pets. See videos of Terri in action on her website today! Terri’s second book, “Tails of Triumph,” about her experiences with animal rescue and Hurricane Katrina will be released August 1. See ad on page 8. • VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center 15926 Hawthorne Blvd., Lawndale (310) 542-8018 www.vcaadvancedveterinarycarecenter.com Does your pet suffer from problems such as paralysis, allergies, pain or other conditions? Acupuncture, chiropractic, herbal medicines and laser therapy can often benefit pets with these and other conditions. Acupuncture can improve problems in small animals such as arthritis, skin issues, respiratory and gastrointestinal problems. Chiropractic therapy can help improve the imbalance of the nervous system by restoring the proper motion to the affected joints and stimulate neurologic reflexes. Herbal therapy can be utilized for health conditions such as dermatological, musculoskeletal, urogenital and neurological. Patients with spinal issues, arthritis, soft tissue or muscle injuries and slow healing wounds can benefit from laser therapy. For a consultation, please call. Also see “Veterinary Services.” See ad on page 35. More Therapy and Rehabilitation Centers California Animal Rehabilitation (310) 998-2273 Veterinarians and therapists certified in canine rehabilitation offer in-clinic programs and home care. Services includes exercise programs, therapeutic massage, laser therapy, magnetic and pulsed signal therapy, acupuncture, hydrotherapy and gait training, splinting, bracing and custom-cart fitting. 2237 Colby Ave., Los Angeles. www.calanimalrehab.com Center for Animal Physical Rehabilitation and Mobility Solutions (949) 707-1696 Acupuncture, Chinese medicine, underwater and land treadmills, laser therapy, ultrasound, neuromuscular electrical stimulation, PEMF, TENS, myofascial trigger therapy, Alpha-Stim, massage, orthotics and prosthetics, mobility aids (including fitting services for wheelchairs), plus programs for weight management, fitness, geriatric care, herbs and foods. 24310 Moulton Pkwy., Ste. N, Laguna Woods. www.pawsonthego.net Two Hands Four Paws (310) 475-8555 Massage, hydrotherapy, exercise regimes, balance work, laser therapy, acupuncture, gait analysis, wheelchair fittings, nutrition and weight loss counseling. Day care and fun swim sessions also available. 2240 Federal Ave., Los Angeles. www. twohandsfourpaws.com Yorba Regional Animal Hospital (714) 921-8700 Therapeutic services include acupuncture, cold laser therapy and stem cell therapy. 8290 East Crystal Drive, Anaheim. www.yorbaregionalvets.com

training programs Behavior training for dogs. Also see “Dog Sports and Fitness” and “Recreation.” • BratDog (714) 745-6287 www.bratdog.biz Theresa Botello began working as a professional dog trainer in 1987. Over the years, she has worked with thousands of dogs of all breeds and skill levels (and their people) in group classes and private training situations throughout Orange County. As a behaviorist, she focuses on skills to effectively communicate with your dog in terms that they can understand. In doing so, you will have the ability to achieve important goals such as stopping unwanted behavior, creating an appropriate ranking system and bonding with your dog. Theresa addresses any and all behavioral issues from aggression to fear to simple in-home manners. Each training program takes into account the age and nature of the dog. Structure, follow-through, assertion and consistency delivered with patience, kindness and compassion are the cornerstones of her training method. See ad on page 35. • Four Paws U (714) 710-9114 www.fourpawsu.com Serving Orange County. Therapy animal handler’s classes available taught by a licensed Pet Partner Instructor and Evaluator. Their goal is to enhance your relationship with your dog using humane methods that build a trusting bond. Private and semi-private sessions cover behavior and socialization, how dogs communicate with each other and us, plus basic “Real Life Manners.” They work with you and your dog on an individual basis. Private sessions are scheduled at your convenience. Private behavior consultations are also available. Group field trips are scheduled to practice those “Real Life Manners” in public settings. See ad on page 33; coupon on page 36. • Kind to Canines Obedience Training 20271 Riverside Drive, Newport Beach (714) 545-2404 www.kindtocanines.com Offers a range of obedience training options to best suit you and your pet; from puppy socialization to problem solving, they do it all. Their inhome training program allows you to be handson with your dog’s training from the start. Don’t have the time? They also have training at their kennel located in Newport Beach for 100% obedience in all commands. Whatever the problem, Kind to Canines has a positive solution. Visit their website for in-depth case studies, alumni and testimonials. Also see “Boarding and Day Care” and “Groomers.” See ad on page 33; coupon on page 8. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


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• Mo’s Place II 4204 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach (310) 978-1000, (424) 221-2320 www.mosplacelb.com Training enhances your bond with your dog and makes living together that much more enjoyable. A well-trained dog inspires more confidence in both you and your dog. They provide clients with an experience that exceeds expectation. From basic on-leash obedience through advanced off-leash training and more, they offer classes for every dog at every level of training. Jeffrey Wortham, with 30 years of dog training experience, teaches proper socialization and good manners, and helps with behavioral issues, such as aggression, jumping and housebreaking. Agility Training classes are also available. No issue is trivial and most behaviors can be corrected. See ad on page 19. • My Doggies Daycare and Overnight Boarding 30314 Esperanza, Rancho Santa Margarita (949) 709-4600 www.MyDoggiesDaycare.com Obedience training will help your dog learn to listen to your instructions, even when around distractions. Techniques are based on the individual temperament; ensuring a more positive outcome. Certified trainers work with all breeds, sizes and ages, offering basic training and behavior modification, such as overcoming aggression and anxiety issues. They use proven and lasting reward-based methods, providing expert instruction at both ends of the leash. Mention this listing and receive a free evaluation! • Ruff House Pet Resort 3065 Edinger Ave., Tustin 92780 (949) 559-4200 www.RuffHousePetResort.com Ruff House Pet Resort offers training programs customized to meet each dog and owner’s specific needs. Puppy Package or private lessons are recommended at an early age but an old dog is never too old to teach new tricks. Board and Train is ideal for family dogs needing exercise and fun mixed into a structured training routine. Boot Camp, In-Home Lessons, Canine Manners and Group Classes are all offered through Ruff House Pet Resort. Their trainers are on staff full-time and use reward-based training with structure, boundaries, and routines needed to reshape bad behaviors. Start your dog as early as eight weeks old and you’ll have a happy, well-adjusted dog that can be enjoyable for many years. Also see “Boarding and Day Care.” See ad on page 10. • Sanders K9 Inn 112 West Walnut Ave., Fullerton (714) 451-2166 www.sandersk9inn.com While your dog is staying at Sanders K9 Inn’s 3,500-square-foot facility, he can play with his best buds, and learn some basic commands, all in the same day. Sanders K9 Inn has partnered with All States K-9 to offer superior training services. Contact All States K-9 directly for information regarding training, (714) 738-1665. Also see “Boarding and Day Care” and “Groomers.” See ad on page 11. 34 petsguide summer/fall 2015

• Wiggle Waggle Pet Resort 509 Mercury Lane, Brea (714) 988-6818 www.wigglewagglepetresort.com Love your dog, but would love your dog more if only your dog knew what you wanted? Let Wiggle Waggle help with your training needs! From basic obedience to behavioral modification training (socialization), the resort’s qualified dog obedience trainer will customize a training package designed just for your needs. From private training or group classes, mobile training or onsite at the resort, there is a training package conveniently designed for your schedule and your training goals! For additional services, see “Boarding and Day Care,” “Groomers,” “Parties” and “Pet Shops and Boutiques.” See ad on page 9.

veterinary services Veterinary clinics and hospitals offering care and specialized treatment pertaining to specific animals or fields of medicine. Also see: “Emergency Resources,” “Endof-Life,” “Pet Assistance” and “Therapy and Rehabilitation.” • Advanced Veterinary Internal Medicine 2965 Edinger Ave., Tustin (949) 653-2846 www.advancedvetim.com Internal medicine deals with the diagnosis and (non-surgical) treatment of diseases of the internal organs. Veterinary internists are especially skilled in the management of patients who have undifferentiated or multi-system disease processes. As Orange County’s only specialty practice exclusively dedicated to providing expertise in internal medicine, they are focused on getting to the root of the problem as quickly as possible. Specific experience, plus the use of sophisticated diagnostic technologies, gives them the ability to select and implement the most practical and effective solutions—because you love your pet, and so do they. • Alicia Pet Care Center 25800 Jeronimo Road, Ste. 100, Mission Viejo (949) 768-1313 www.mypetsdr.com Alicia Pet Care Center’s motto is “We’re Taking Care of Your Babies,” and is a full-service veterinary hospital that is committed to providing the highest quality care available for your pets in a gentle and compassionate manner. They have provided medical, surgical, boarding and dental services for dogs and cats for over 30 years, enabling the doctors

and staff to develop specialized services in preventative medicine, dermatitis, geriatric care and surgery. Member of the SCVMA, CVMA and AVMA. Also see “Boarding and Day Care.” • American Animal Eye Care Center, Inc. 1301-F S. Beach Blvd., La Habra (562) 943-3728, (714) 526-6600 www.americananimaleye.com American Animal Eye Care Center (AAECC) is committed to providing high quality, compassionate, state-of-the-art ophthalmic care to your pets. Dr. Gibson has many years experience in treating common eye problems pets can suffer from, including glaucoma, dry eye and corneal ulcers. AAECC is properly equipped for a variety of surgical procedures needed in the treatment of eye problems, such as cataracts, cosmetic eye removal, repair of deep corneal ulcers and cherry eye. • Animal Ambulance (866) 473-8911 www.mypet2vet.com Animal emergency services are provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, with eight fully equipped units. Services include emergency care, such as oxygen, suction, intubation and IV treatment; emergency, inter-hospital and long-distance transports; in-home euthanasia; body removal; and cremation services. Ambulance stations in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and San Diego counties. All staff are registered veterinarian technicians, and emergency medical technicians trained in animal first aid and CPR. The company is operated under a veterinarian license. See ad on page 17; handy cutout on page 31. • Animal Urgent Care of South Orange County 28085 Hillcrest, Mission Viejo (949) 364-6228 www.aucsoc.com Animal Urgent Care of South Orange County is a cooperative facility founded and supported by leading area veterinarians to provide emergency care for pets during the hours when your primary veterinarian is not available. It is the only facility in our area designed and equipped as an emergency-only animal hospital from the ground up. Their doctors are trained and dedicated to meet the demands of emergency medicine. See ad on page 15. • Canine Chiro VCA Rossmoor, Los Alamitos (562) 598-8621 VCA All Care, Fountain Valley (714) 963-0909 As a chiropractitioner for pets, Dr. Wasserman’s life’s work is devoted to the health and well being of your canine companion. His chiropractic care for pets focuses on the nervous system, which controls the function of every cell, tissue, organ and system of the body. Many of your pet’s everyday activities and injuries can cause the spinal bones to lose their normal position or normal motion, which may ultimately alter your pet’s health and/or cause pain. Together with your veterinarian, Dr. Wasserman’s philosophy to relieve suffering through chiropractic care, and thereby restore quality of life, has been his goal for more than 25 years. See ad on page 7. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


• Dr. Robert E. Woods, DVM, CVA 11561 Salinaz Ave., Garden Grove (714) 539-0755 www.robertwoodsdvm.com Dr. Woods prides himself on building a personal relationship with each patient. His clients are his extended family and he wants what’s best for them, like: limited ingredient and mercury-free vaccines, digital radiology, CO2 laser surgery, endoscopy, otoscopy, in-house labwork, ultrasonography and more. In conjunction with cuttingedge diagnostics, alternative medicine is his speciality. He can incorporate multiple treatment options together to provide a health plan specific to each patient’s needs. See ad on page 23. • Eye Care for Animals www.eyecareforanimals.com The doctors and staff at Eye Care for Animals (ECFA) are committed to providing the highest level of medical and surgical ophthalmic care available. Animals can suffer from eye problems including cataracts, glaucoma, dry eye, corneal ulceration, tumors of the eye, eyelid defects, retinal degeneration and many others. ECFA is continually exploring new technologies to provide the latest in diagnostics and treatment for your pet family member. Trust your pets’ eye care to Eye Care for Animals. Locations in Culver City, Palm Desert, Pasadena, San Juan Capistrano, Torrance, Tustin, Upland and Woodland Hills. See ad on the back inside cover. • Katella Animal Clinic 10712 Katella Ave., Anaheim (714) 535-6791 www.katellaclinic.com Surgical and medical veterinary care for dogs, cats, exotics, birds and reptiles. They specialize in orthopedics, de-clawing, spay/neuter and surgical procedures. The clinic treats emergency and walkin patients during business hours. See ad with discount coupons on page 12. Mobile Vets and Home Euthanasia 911 Vets, LA County only, (866) 491-1838, www.911vets.com. A Mobile Vet, South OC only, (949) 495-5475. Assist An Angel, (714) 884-4600, www.assistanangel.com. Dr. Paul Lynch, DVM, (714) 309-6372. Dr. White’s Veterinary Mobile Clinic, South Bay, Long Beach and parts of North Orange County, (310) 517-1832 or (310) 9688370. Home Pet Euthanasia of Southern California, (714) 454-4080, www.homepeteuthanasia.com. In Home Final Pet Care, (714) 924-7675, www. inhomefinalpetcare.com. Gay Zambrano DVM, (714) 254-7974. Simply Housecalls, South OC only, (949) 215-9119, www.drsilviamobilevet.com. • Stanbridge College - Train for a Career as a Veterinary Technician (877) 701-3722 www.stanbridge.edu At Stanbridge College, they advocate for the humane treatment of all living creatures and strive to instill this in every facet of their Associate of Science in Veterinary Technology program. See “Career Training” for more information, and ad on front inside cover. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

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www.bratdog.biz • 714.745.6287 • VCA Advanced Veterinary Care Center Los Angeles and South Bay (310) 542-8018 Emergency and Specialty Services Tustin (949) 559-0133 Outpatient Cardiology Services Woodland Hills (818) 436-4630 Outpatient Cardiology Services www.vcaadvancedveterinarycarecenter.com A multi-specialty referral and emergency hospital, serving pet owners throughout Southern California. Having multiple specialists working together under one roof allows them to offer a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options. Whether you and your pet are referred by your veterinarian, or seeking a specialist or emergency services on your own, they are here for you 24 hours a day—they never close.

They understand how strong the human-animal bond can be and strive to demonstrate that in all they do. Their staff provides high quality, compassionate care to your beloved pet and exceptional service to you and your referring veterinarian. They function as an extension of your veterinarian’s practice and will work in concert with him to provide seamless care for your pet, keeping you both apprised of your pet’s care, treatment and condition. Also see “Therapy and Rehabilitation.” See ad on this page. • VCA All Care Animal Referral Center 18440 Amistad St., Fountain Valley (714) 963-0909 www.vcaacarc.com 24-hour emergency and specialty referral center

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experience. Check out their website, full of inspiration; or, if you have a particular idea of your own, they can make it happen. • Your Animals Best Friend (714) 898-5800 www.youranimalsbestfriend.com Remember your best friend for a lifetime! Petphoto sessions are available with a professional photographer. Please call for a customized quote and availability. See ad on page 27.

located in Fountain Valley. Multiple veterinary specialties are under one roof––from sophisticated surgery to cutting-edge MRI and CT services, seven days a week. Highly trained veterinarians work in partnership with primarycare veterinarians to provide advanced care and rehabilitation for family pets. Thorough communication with you and your family veterinarian is one of their core values. Services include: emergency and critical care, internal medicine, surgery, neurology, dentistry, oncology (cancer care), radiology (diagnostic imaging), physical rehabilitation (with hydrotherapy), acupuncture, chiropractic care and pain management. See ad on page 15. • VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists 3021 Edinger Ave., Tustin (949) 654-8950 www.ocvetspecialists.com VCA Orange County Veterinary Specialists offers internal medical and emergency critical care 24 hours, seven days a week. Doctors are always on the premises, along with an in-house lab for immediate blood, urine and fluid testing. They can also provide digital X-ray and ultrasound, oxygen therapy, critical care incubators and more. Their doctors are experienced and their staff is kind and caring. Also see “Emergency Resources.” See ad on page the back outside cover. • Veterinary Cancer Group Los Angeles (310) 558-6120 Orange County (949) 552-8274 San Fernando Valley (818) 888-6882 www.vetcancergroup.com Veterinary Cancer Group is committed to taking the fear out of cancer; and replacing it with hope. They are staffed by leading boardcertified medical and radiation oncologists who are passionate about improving the lives of pets with cancer by providing in-depth information and access to the latest treatments available. The Veterinary Cancer Group does more than care for pets; they care for the families who love them. See ad on page 29. • Veterinary Surgical Specialist 2965 Edinger Ave., Tustin (949) 936-0055 www.vssoc.com Veterinary Surgical Specialists have been providing surgical care for the Southern California community since 1991. Their board-certified specialists are supported by a skilled and compassionate team. Conveniently located in Tustin, shared with the Advanced Veterinary Specialty Group. Open Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. Services provided include all aspects of orthopedic, neurologic, and general surgery such as: total hip replacement, arthroscopy, TTA, TPLO, fracture fixation, laparoscopy, and cancer surgery. They also offer AVSG After Hours with emergency/urgent care services 24 hours a day, seven days a week; see listing on page 15; ad on page 14. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com


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ongoing Adoption Events For additional adoption events, visit the “Directory” at www.petsguidemagazine.com. • Beagles and Buddies - Open-house-style adoptions Friday - Sunday. The rescue would like to receive an emailed application before a visit to get to know adopters better. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. (until 4 p.m. during summer hours). B&B’s 15acre sanctuary, 23430 US Hwy. 18, Apple Valley. Mobile adoptions: Petsmart, 21848 Valley Blvd., City of Industry, Saturdays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.; and Petco, 7262 N. Rosemead Blvd., San Gabriel, Sundays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (until 5 p.m. during summer). Visit their website for maps, directions and special events, including other mobile adoptions in Costa Mesa, Irvine and other venues. (626) 444-9664. Also see “Adoption and Rescue.” www.beaglesandbuddies.org • Coastal German Shepherd Rescue - Visit their website for upcoming event locations. (714) 5284730. www.coastalgsr.org • German Shepherd Rescue of Orange County Visit their website for upcoming event locations. (714) 974-7762. www.gsroc.org • Southern California Bulldog Rescue - For information on their monthly adoption event, see their listing in this section. • The Pet Rescue Center - Call to schedule an appointment (no drop ins). Find adoption events on their website. 25800 Jeronimo Road, Ste. 100, Mission Viejo. (877) 277-7938. www.thepetrescuecenter.org American Diving Dogs Event Performances Diving dogs show their skills at the following events: June 27-28, Fountain Valley Summerfest. July 25-26, Penny’s Pup Wash, Costa Mesa. August 8, Cardiff Dogs Days of Summer. September 26-27, Hawthorne Family Pet Extravaganza. October 9-11, California RV Show, Pomona. October 16-18, 1st Annual American Diving Dogs Championships at the California RV Show, Pomona. www.americandivingdogs.com • Animalia’s Food Drive and Teeth Cleaning 16389 Bolsa Chica St., Huntington Beach. (714) 377-7630. www.animaliapetspecialty.com. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 36. Ongoing: Food Drive at Animalia sponsors “No Empty Bowls,”a year-round food drive for homeless animals. The food is distributed by volunteers from

Monthly: Low-cost anesthesia-free teeth cleaning and polish. There is a vet onsite that gives a check-up (included) and vaccines are available for purchase. Brunch with Bassets First Saturdays: Bring your basset and enjoy the company of other bassets. Plus, meet some hounds that are available for adoption. Saturdays, 10 a.m. noon. Free. Huntington Beach Dog Park, Edwards and Inlet streets. (714) 536-5672. www.bhrsc.org Falconry Experience in San Juan Capistrano Ongoing: Master falconers teach about “the sport of kings” with an interactive experience with falcons and hawks. Visit their website for dates, times and to register. $100; includes a one-hour falconry experience, and photo with a bird. Reservations required. 29943 Camino Capstrano. www. adamsfalconryservice.vpweb.com Holiday Photo Shoots for Small Animals with The Bunny Bunch Ongoing: The Bunny Bunch hosts several photo shoots to raise money for the rescue. Holidays include 4th of July or Life’s a Beach (June or July), Halloween (October), Christmas and Hanukkah (December). Dates are announced on their website. $10 donation for a framed photo, and a $15 donation for a framed photo and three emailed photos. Fountain Valley, (714) 889-9755; and Montclair, (909) 626-3946. www.bunnybunch.org • Mo’s Place II Anesthesia-Free Teeth Cleaning Fourth Friday of the month: Onsite hygienist offers your pet oral care with anesthesia-free teeth cleaning. By appointment only. Mo’s Place II, 4204 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach, (310) 978-1000. www.mosplacelb.com. See ad on page 19. • Mutt Mingles and Holiday Events at Pussy & Pooch Monthly: Join the monthly Mutt Mingle mixer and enjoy special treats, toasts, and plenty of in-store tailwagging. Mutt Mingles are a great way for your dog to learn valuable social skills. It’s a chance for them to experience and interact in a social setting—with food, drink and plenty of other distractions. Their indoor facility provides for a very comfortable setting and fun atmosphere. Visit their website for days and locations. Free. Also, enjoy their “12 Days of Twinkle” festivities December 12-25, and order a fresh Holiday Pet Meal December 1-31. www.pussyandpooch.com. See ad for on page 25; coupon on page 31. Sandpaper Kisses Cat Rescue Donation Drives at Anaheim Feed Monthly: Meet Sandpaper Kisses’ Mascot of the Day, have your feline questions answered, plus a

free nail trim for all felines brought in. Donation drives at Anaheim Feed are once per month. Call the store or visit the websites for dates and times. 1730 N. Lemon St, Anaheim. (714) 992-2012. www.sandpaperkisses.weebly.com/events.html, www.anaheimfeed.com • Southern California Bulldog Rescue Visit their website for event dates, locations and details. www.socalbulldogrescue.org. See ad on page 13. Second Saturdays: Monthly adoption day and meeting of adoptable English Bulldogs. 9-11 a.m. 434 S. Tustin St., Orange. www.socalbulldogrescue.org October: Bullies Uncorked Fundraiser. Featuring live and silent auctions, raffles, games, live entertainment, wines and food pairings. November: Join Team Southern California Bulldog Rescue at the Rescue Train’s “Race for the Rescues.” December: Home for the Holidays Adoption Event. Santa Paws will be visiting to take photos with the dogs, plus a bake sale, as well as some SCBR merchandise, which makes the perfect present! December: Laugh-A-Bull, Annual Comedy Fest. Includes buffet, general admission seating and comedy show. Plus, a pre-show “Red Carpet Photo Session.” Yappy Hours in Costa Mesa and Long Beach Go Fetch Yappy Hour - Fourth Sunday: Join GoFetch at The Factory Gastrobar for canine fun with monthly themes and specials. Fourth Sunday, 2-4 p.m. 4020 Atlantic Ave., Long Beach. (562) 595-4040. www.gofetchlb.com Healthy Spot - First Thursdays, 7-9 p.m. at 6433 E. PCH, Unit A-5, Long Beach, (562) 596-6800. First Wednesdays, 7-9 p.m. at 880 Newport Blvd., Costa Mesa, (949) 877-0350. www.healthyspot.com Unleashed Yappy Hour - Sundays: Bring your pups for some socializing, plus meet the store’s dog trainer. Noon - 1 p.m. for small breeds and 1-2 p.m. for large breeds. Free. 1910 Ximeno Ave. (562) 498-1372. www.unleashedby.petco.com

july Run or Walk for the Life of a Dog July 4: Join Rover Rescue as they run/walk the July 4th 5K in Redondo Beach. This is a pledgetype fundraiser benefitting Rover Rescue—a non-profit organization dedicated to the rescue and placement of homeless dogs from LA ani-

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mal shelters. Please call, or visit their website for more information and to receive your registration/fundraising packet. Redondo Beach. (310) 379-0154. www.roverrescue.com

their dog. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. $5 park entrance fee. Yorba Regional Park, shelters #4 and #5, 7600 E. La Palma, Anaheim. (310) 328-4972. www. shibaclubofsocal.com, www.jindoproject.org

Annual Dog Day Afternoon at the Cathedral in Downtown LA July 8: Join a festive evening of mingling, music, local pet vendors, and pet adoptions. Leashed dogs are welcome. Wednesday, 6-9 p.m. Free admission; parking, $5. RSVP on their website. The Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels Plaza. www.downtownla.com

Foster Class in Long Beach July 18: spcaLA is looking for foster parents to provide temporary homes for pets that are too young for adoption or in need of socialization or extra TLC until they are ready to be placed into adoptions. Potential foster parents must fill out and submit an application prior to attending a foster class which is available on their website. Saturday, 10 a.m. - noon. Free. www.spcala.com

Yappy Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point July 9: Dogs play on The Dana Lawn and enjoy complimentary hand-made dog biscuits and refreshing libations (bacon, chicken, cheese, beef and liver-flavored water), while their companions purchase burgers, brews and wines. Proceeds support the Laguna Beach Animal Shelter. Thursday, 5-8 p.m. One Ritz Carlton Drive. (949) 240-5088. www.ritzcarlton.com/lagunayappyhour • AHF Pet Partners Therapy Animal Handler Workshop July 11: Special Instructions: In order to be sponsored by AHF Caring Creatures Pet Partners, you must attend the AHF Pet Partner Therapy Animal Handler Workshop. Prior to attending, you must observe at least four individual team evaluations (these are not a Pet Partner requirement). AHF sponsorship includes the Pet Partner registration fees, a vest for your animal, R.E.A.D. materials, 1,000 trading cards featuring your animal, and additional insurance coverage. Workshop fee $50. Reservations are required. Please visit www.animalhealthfoundation.org/events or call (800) 939-0936 to get information on the prerequisites necessary to be part of this amazing team. • Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group of Orange County July 11: Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group provides therapeutic and compassionate support to assist when saying goodbye to the pet you love. Facilitated by Andrea Keith, LMFT, support groups meet at 12:30 p.m., typically on the first Saturday of each month. 4199 Campus Drive, #550, Irvine. No reservations required. (949) 650-2442. www. pet-loss-therapy.com. See ad on page 18. German Heritage Day Wiener Dog Races July 12: Dozens of dachshunds race as spectators cheer them on. Sunday, 3 p.m. Also offered August 17, and throughout Octoberfest, September 14 - November 2. Spectate, $2; entry fee, $16. Old World Huntington Beach, 7561 Center Ave. (714) 898-5111. www.wienerdogstore.com, www.oldworld.ws Annual Shiba Club and Jindo Project Summer Picnic and Fundraiser in Anaheim July 18: Join the club for games, a raffle, food and a silent auction to benefit rescued Shiba and Jindo dogs. The club’s mission is to find homes for rescued Shibas and Jindos, assisting in veterinary care and mobile pick up from owners who need to surrender

Wiener Dog Nationals at Los Alamitos Race Track July 18: Dachshunds dash 50 yards to qualify to compete for the title of Fastest Wiener Dog. Proceeds benefit the Seal Beach Animal Care Center. Saturday, 6 p.m. $3, kids (17 and under), free. Los Alamitos Racecourse. (562) 430-4993. www.sbacc.org Catopia at OC Animal Care Services July 25: OC Animal Care provides free spay/neuter and adoption goodies for all cats adopted during this event. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 561 The City Drive South, Orange. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com D2ISC Quadpawed Tournament in Torrance July 25: Watch disc dogs compete to win the championship. Saturday, registration starts at 8:30 a.m.; competition begins at 9:30 a.m. For more information, email benny@d2isc.com. Visit website for rules and registration. Torrance Park, 2001 Santa Fe Ave. www.d2isc.com Kittenpalooza Adoption Event in Hawthorn July 25: Pet adoptions, vendor booths, face painting for kids, gift bag for adopters and adoption specials. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center, 12910 Yukon Ave., Hawthorne; and P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village and Education Center, 7700 E. Spring St., Long Beach. www.spcaLA.com

august A CatBaret Fundraiser August 1: Join celebrities for a one-night-only musical celebration of felines. Filled with performances of humorous cat-themed songs, accompanied by a live band. Produced by and benefits Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats. Saturday, show at 6 p.m.; VIP party at 9 p.m. $50-125, includes preshow happy hour. There is an opportunity to mingle with the celebrities at a VIP after party with a DJ, hosted bar, magician, dessert buffet and gift bags. Tickets ($40) can be purchased when you buy your show tickets. Avalon Theater, 1735 Vine St., Hollywood. www.kittybungalow.org/catbaretinfo.html • Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group of Orange County August 1: See “July 11” for details.

Annual Benefit for the Animals in Long Beach August 6: Join an evening reception, awards and performance. Thursday, reception at 6:30 p.m.; Hero to Animals award at 7:30 p.m. and performance to follow. Call for ticket prices. Long Beach Playhouse, 5021 E. Anaheim St. (562) 988-7647. www.friendsoflongbeachanimals.org Dog Days of Summer in Fullerton August 6: Join the “Dog Days of Summer” in Fullerton for a talent show and competition. Thursday, 4-8:30 p.m. Doggie competitions and entertainment will be held from 5-8 p.m. Free. Fullerton Market, Downtown Plaza, 121 E. Wilshire Ave. (714) 738-6545. www.ci.fullerton.ca.us • Animal Health Foundation Pet Partners Evaluations August 8: Do you think your pet might make a good therapy animal? Animal Health Foundation is offering evaluations to test you and your pets’ ability to be part of the Animal Therapy Team. Must have attended and observed AHF Caring Creatures Pet Partners evaluations and taken the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Workshop prior to being evaluated. Saturday, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Reservations are required. Please visit www.animalhealthfoundation.org/events or call (800) 939-0936 to get information on the additional prerequisites necessary to be part of this amazing team. Dog Days of Summer Festival in Cardiff-by-the-Sea August 8: Highlights include a Blessing of the Dogs, beer garden, more than 200 booths, including pet adoptions, agility course, doggie photo booth, doggie cool zones, kid’s zone and silent auction. Watch or enter in six different dog contests. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. www.cardiffdogdaysofsummer.com Yappy Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point August 13: See “July 9” for details. SCART’s Annual Pet Fair in the Park August 15: SoCal Animal Response Team’s 10th Annual Pet Fair. Enjoy vendors for pets, dog agility course, demonstrations, disaster preparedness, lowcost services and more. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Free. Michael E. Rodgers Seniors’ Center, 1706 Orange Ave., Huntington Beach. www.scart.us Foster Class at South Bay August 16: See “July 18” for details. Held at South Bay Pet Adoption Center, 12910 Yukon Ave., Hawthorne. Doggie Street Festival’s San Diego Adopt-a-Thon and Pet Celebration August 22: Featuring a dog and cat adopt-a-thon with pet products, food vendors, vet tips, speakers, music, kids’ area, auction prizes and much more! Saturday, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Leashed friendly dogs are welcome. NTC Park at Liberty Station. www.doggiestreetfestival.org The Westie Boat Parade August 22: Cruise Newport Harbor in electric boats to raise money for WROC. Each boat will have a captain

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who guarantees a safe, fun 1½ hour tour. Saturday, 1 p.m. $55 per person, includes tour, box lunch and water. You may BYOB your favorite beverage and a small cooler. Call for details and to register. 3101 West Coast Hwy., #160, Newport Beach. (714) 9601083. www.westierescueoc.com Wiener Dog Races at Plum Festival in Huntington Beach August 23: See “July 12” for details. National Dog Day August 26: Make it a special day with your favorite canine or canines. Go to a favorite place or try somewhere new. See “Recreation” for ideas. www.nationaldogday.com MVP (Many Varieties of Pets) Adoption Event August 29: Celebrate the amazing varieties of pets available at the shelter. Adoption discounts will be offered on all dogs, cats and bunnies during the event. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. OCAC, 561 The City Drive South, Orange. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com Orange County Cavy Haven “Pignic” Fundraiser in Irvine August 30: Enjoy a costume contest, veggie-eating contest, Wheek Boutique, Cavy Talk and Q&A with Dr. Scott of Long Beach Animal Hospital, “Kiss the Guinea Pig” booth, raffle and silent auction, baked goods from Snopel’s, and treats for your piggie at Food4Buns. Guinea pigs are welcome, but please bring your own pen and supplies. Don’t have guinea pigs? You are still welcome to attend! Sunday, noon - 4 p.m. Adults, $7; kids (12 and under), $3. Free parking. Irvine Animal Shelter, 6443 Oak Canyon. www.pigniccentral.com. www.cavyhaven.org

• Surf City Surf Dog® September 25-27: Enjoy “3-Days of Doggone Fun” at the 6th Annual Unleashed by Petco Surf City Surf Dog®. Friday Night is Opening Ceremonies, with Yappy Hour and Costume Contest. Saturday features a dog-surfing exhibit at the International Surf Museum. Sunday is the world-famous Surf Dog Competition at Huntington Beach Dog Beach. Also see “Dog Sports and Fitness.” www.surfcitysurfdog.com. See ad on this page.

homeless animals enjoy a better life at the same time. Walk with or without a canine companion, plus raffles, adoptable dog show, training demonstrations and contests for dogs. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Seal Beach Pier. (562) 430-4993. www.sbacc.org

Low-Cost Vaccine Clinic in Hawthorne September 26: $5 rabies vaccinations for cats and dogs, $10 bordetella vaccinations for dogs, $15 DHPP vaccinations for dogs, $15 FVRCP vaccinations for cats, $15 leukemia vaccinations for cats, $25 microchips (registration not included) for dogs and cats; and $25 de-worming for dogs and cats. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. spcaLA South Bay Pet Adoption Center, 12910 Yukon Ave. (323) 730-5300. www.spcala.com

Octoberfest Wiener Dog Races Through November 1: See “July 12” for details.

october • AHF Pet Partners Therapy Animal Handler Workshop October 3: See “July 11” for details. Annual Crusty Classic, UFO Local and Golden State Championship n Lancaster October 3-4: This event determines the Best Disc Dog team in the West as well as the Golden State Champion for 2015. Saturday, UFO local competition; Sunday, Crusty Classic competition which includes the circle toss. For more information, go to www.d2isc.com/calendar.htm.

Meet Your Mature Match at Orange County Animal Care September 26: Adopt an adult or senior pet (pets over three years old) and receive a reduced adoption fee. Adult pets often have a harder time getting adopted and are usually a better fit for families because they are often housebroken, know basic commands and are more mellow. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 561 The City Drive South. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com

Dog Adoption, Pet Fair and 2K Dog Walk in Villa Park October 3: Join a 2K dog walk and fair to help homeless animals, then browse booths at the pet fair and enter a raffle. Plus, many rescues will be onsite. Bring your used blankets, patio cushions, towels, etc. to do-

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september Yappy Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point September 10: See “July 9” for details. • Animal Health Foundation Pet Partners Evaluations September 12: See “August 8” for details. • Pet Loss Counseling and Support Group of Orange County September 12: See “July 11” for details. Octoberfest Wiener Dog Races September 13 - November 1: See “July 12” for details. • Pet Rescue Center Charity Golf Tourney September 18: Take your best shot at the annual Ford Petersen Charity Golf Tournament, benefiting The Pet Rescue Center, with contests, prizes, an auction and dinner. Friday, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Dinner only, $65; entry fees, $125-185; heli-ball drop, $5/ball. Tijeras Creek Golf Club, 29082 Tijeras Creek, Rancho Santa Margarita. www.thepetrescuecenter.org Foster Class in Long Beach September 19: See “July 18” for details. more info at www.petsguidemagazine.com

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nate to rescue groups. Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon. $15, register the day of the event. Greenbelt at Wanda and Lincoln in Villa Park. www.villapark.org Interfaith Blessing of the Animals October 4: The blessing invites all well-behaved pets of any kind to be blessed by one member of the clergy or be blessed by all seven. Sunday, 5:45 p.m. Free for blessing and to spectate. 1 Granada Ave. on the concrete boat launch ramp, next to Rosie’s Dog Beach in Long Beach. (562) 4393316. www.hautedogs.org/blessing.html Bark for Life of Chino Valley October 17: Join a walk for dogs and their people to fight back against cancer, paying tribute to canines and raising funds and awareness. Activities include sheep herding, dog adoptions, agility and barn hunting. Saturday, 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m., gates open at 8:30 a.m. $15 for first dog; $10 for second dog. Register online. www.relayforlife.org/barkcinoca Foster Class in Long Beach October 18: See “July 18” for details. Walk for Rescues in Irvine October 19: Join a 5K walk to benefit Orange County’s homeless pets. Sunday, 10 a.m. $25 per person; dogs welcome. Visit their website for more information and to register. www.fochp.org AFRMA Fancy Rat and Mouse Show October 24: The AFRMA judges various categories of rats and mice including pets, stud buck, breeder’s group, brood doe, and progeny. Entry forms available on their website. Saturday, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Woodcrest Community Center, 17156 Krameria Ave., Riverside. www.afrma.org National Pit Bull Awareness Day October 24: Celebrate a day of appreciation and education designed to change perceptions and stereotypes about pit bulls. Visit their website for an event near you. www.nationalpitbullawarenessday.org Race for the Rescues in Los Angeles October 24: Join the race to save lives with a fundraiser and adoption day for dogs, cats, horses and wildlife. Participate in the 5K, 10K, 1K Dog Walk, or the Kids’ Fun Run. After, enjoy the vendor and adoption fair, food trucks, face painting, pet psychics and dog costume contest. You can donate or sign-up for the couch potato race or come for the vendor and adoption fair. Sunday, 7 a.m. - noon. $15-45. Visit their website for schedule and to register. Rose Bowl, Area H. www.racefortherescues.org OCSPCA Walk for the Animals October 24: Join a Halloween-themed benefit walk including activities, entertainment, vendors, auction, door prizes, goodie bags, contests, trick-or-treating and more. Saturday, 9 a.m. - noon. Well-mannered dogs, on leashes are welcome. 7111 Talbert Ave. (Huntington Beach Central Park East behind the library). Email: info@orangecountyspca.org for registration form. (714) 964-4445. www.orangecountyspca.org

Yappy Howl-O-Ween Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point October 29: Pups can strut their stuff in their favorite costume. A panel of judges will determine which canine will take home the prize. See “July 9” for details. National Cat Day October 29: Celebrate with your favorite feline or felines by making a special dinner and adding more play time to their day! www.nationalcatday.com Howl’oween Parade and Pet Adoption Fair in Long Beach October 31: Dress-up your pooch (and yourself) and join the parade in Long Beach. Fair includes adoption and vendors. Sunday, fair, noon - 5 p.m.; and parade, 2:30 p.m. Free to spectate. Marina Vista Park, Long Beach www.hautedogs.org/howloween.html

november • Animal Health Foundation Pet Partners Evaluations November 7: See “August 8” for details. Animals for Armed Forces Adoption Event November 7-8: Free adoptions honoring and thanking dedicated service men and women. Adoption discount applies to active duty reserve and veterans of all armed forces branches. Free adoption does not include the cost of microchip and is available to the first 50 pets adopted during the event. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 561 The City Drive South, Orange. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com My Best Friend’s Brunch in Laguna Beach November 8: Help support the Friends of Laguna Beach Dog Park with a brunch at Tivoli Too. Sunday, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. $25 per person, purchase tickets on their website. www.lagunabeachdogpark.com Foster Class in Long Beach November 14: See “July 18” for details. Pre-Black Friday Weekend Adoption Discounts at OC Animal Care November 21-22: Enjoy special adoption discounts on all dogs, cats and bunnies—all weekend long! Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. 561 The City Drive South, Orange. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com

december • Alicia Pet Care Center & The Pet Rescue Center’s Holiday Open House/Fundraiser Call for date: Bring the kids and the pooch for complimentary pictures with Santa, interactive educational booths, face painting, balloons, food, tours of the facility, raffle and bounce house. Also, meet

animals for adoption. All proceeds benefit The Pet Rescue Center, which works with shelters, vets, the community and rescue groups to care for and save adoptable dogs and cats. 25800 Jeronimo Road, Ste. 100, Mission Viejo. (949) 768-1313. www.thepetrescuecenter.org, www.mypetsdr.com • Holiday Pet Meals at Pussy and Pooch Pethouse and Pawbar December 1-31: Pussy & Pooch is taking orders for freshly prepared Holiday Pet Meals from the one-ofa-kind Pawbar, found exclusively at Pussy & Pooch locations. Treat your pet to a perfectly balanced and deliciously made-to-order meaty nutritional meal featuring raw turkey or duck, pumpkin puree, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberries and a freshly baked all-natural treat. 4818 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, (562) 434-7700. 222 E. Broadway, Long Beach, (562) 624-1199. www.pussyandpooch.com. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 31. Operation Santa Paws December 1-20: An annual collection of pet toys, shelter supplies and treats that are delivered to shelter and rescue dogs and cats. Find program details and drop-off locations on the Haute Dog website. (562) 439-3316. www.hautedogs.org/santapaws.html • Animal Health Foundation Pet Partners Evaluations December 5: See “August 8” for details. Santa Photos at OC Animal Care in Orange December 5, 12 and 19: Bring your pet for a holiday photo with Santa. All attendees receive a free digital photo. A printed photo in a frame will be provided with any donation. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 561 The City Drive South. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com Yappy Howl-iday Hour at Ritz Carlton in Dana Point December 6: Opportunity for pups to be photographed with the “Big Dog” himself—Santa Claus. Guests are asked to bring unopened canned or dry dog food, blankets, treats or dog toys to donate. See “July 9” for details. • Pussy and Pooch Hosts Their Annual “12 Days of Twinkle” December 12-25: The two-week event features a variety of in-store festivities including limitedtime sales, special Mutt Mingle and Meow Mingle holiday pet social events, pet adoptions and cheer for all. 4818 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, (562) 4347700. 222 E. Broadway, Long Beach, (562) 6241199. www.pussyandpooch.com. See ad on page 25; coupon on page 31. Wiener Wonderland Dog Races December 13: See “July 12” for details. Pawliday Dog Adoption Event at OC Animal Care December 19: Dog, cat and bunny adopters receive a $50 discount on adoption fees and goodies for their new pet. Saturday, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 561 The City Drive South, Orange. (714) 935-6848. www.ocpetinfo.com

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(909) 949-9200 42065 Washington St. Suite D Palm Desert, CA 92211

Pasadena

(626) 564-0202 150 N. San Gabriel Blvd. Suite 100 Pasadena, CA 91107

San Juan Capistrano (949) 733-8271 31896 Plaza Drive, Suite C-1 San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

Torrance

(310) 533-3937 4240 Artesia Blvd. Suite 101 Torrance, CA 90504

Tustin

(949) 733-8271 3205 Edinger Ave. Tustin, CA 91786

Upland

(909) 949-9200 10 W. 7th St. Upland, CA 91786

Woodland Hills

(310) 558-6150 20051 Ventura Blvd. Suite 1 Woodland Hills, CA 91364