The Ultimate Destination for Pet Parents

If you’re crazy about cats or passionate about pups, you’ve come to the right place. PetPlace is a fun and informative online community built by pet professionals, for pet lovers of all stripes and spots. Whether you’re looking for pet parenthood guides, animal news, or just cute pictures of four-legged friends from around the web, PetPlace has you covered.

PetPlace was started by a veterinarian who wanted to create a one-stop-shop for all things furry, feathered, and scaled. Take a look around PetPlace and you’ll find expert insights written with the average pet lover in mind. You won’t need a veterinary dictionary to make your way through our library of pet-focused content, trust us.

PetPlace: A Pet Lover’s Library

The PetPlace team has covered thousands and thousands of topics since its beginnings. You and your pets could spend days browsing and still find new areas to explore. Check out a small sample of the topics we’ve covered throughout the years:

  • Working from home with a dog or cat
  • Choosing the perfect parrot
  • Naming an Australian Shepherd or Scottish Terrier
  • Caring for your cat’s teeth
  • Picking out your first home aquarium
  • Recognizing common pet safety hazards around the house
  • Evaluating pet insurance plans
  • Teaching dogs, cats, and children to play nice
  • Helping a reptile get adequate exercise
  • Becoming a veterinary technician or animal behaviorist
  • Finding a pet sitter for your bird
  • Understanding the difference between the two types of Corgis
  • Keeping cats and dogs safe during extreme weather emergencies

Take a look around PetPlace for yourself. If it flies, slithers, swims, or walks on four paws, chances are our team has covered it.

Pet Care

Health and Wellness

Behavior and Training

Pet Expenses

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Just For Fun

Everyone knows that caring for pets is hard work. It can be hectic, stressful, even overwhelming -- sometimes. More often than not, dogs, cats, rabbits, birds, snakes, and other pets are a whole lot of fun. That’s why the PetPlace team doesn’t stop at offering medical advice and how-to pet care guides. We’ve also dedicated an entire “wing” of our site to light-hearted content that’ll put a smile on your face.

In PetPlace’s Just for Fun section, you can read the latest celebrity pet news, check out furtastic photos from Instagram-famous pups, find recipes for tasty homemade cat treats, take quizzes to test your tropical bird know-how, answer surveys to find the perfect fish, and much, much more.

Just For Fun

More Pet Care Tools and Resources

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Ask Dr. Debra

Over more than ten years, the PetPlace team has answered a lot of pet care questions. Many of those answers have come from Dr. Debra Primovic. In addition to practicing veterinary medicine for over 30 years, Dr. Debra has offered advice and answered burning questions for hundreds of PetPlace readers. Have you got a pet care query? Write in! You may even be featured on the site.

Ask Dr. Debra

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Breed Guide

Did you know that the American Kennel Club recognizes more than 200 different breeds of dogs? Each is carefully bred and possesses a unique appearance, personality, and temperament. The PetPlace Breed Guide covers all this and more providing a comprehensive overview of each and every AKC-recognized breed -- from the Affenpinscher to the Yorkshire Terrier. It’s a perfect resource for prospective pet parents, avid dog show watchers, and casual canine fans alike.

Breed Guide

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Travel Guide

Hitting the road is better with pets in tow. Plan a purrfect trip for the entire family with PetPlace’s nation-spanning travel guide. We’ve searched the country and collected an entire directory of pet-friendly attractions, restaurants, and hotels from sea to shining sea. Hit the beach, hike a mountain trail, or just relax by the pool with PetPlace as your guide.

Travel Guide

The PetPlace Team

At PetPlace, we know that every pet parent’s experience is different. We know that because so many members of our team have dogs, cats, birds, and other pets of their own. A number of our writers are even seasoned pet care professionals, including veterinarians, vet technicians, and trainers. We don’t just talk about pet care, we live it. That’s why we’re a trusted resource for thousands of pet parents just like you.

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Join The Community

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“It takes a village” and we like to believe that any comments, questions, or “likes” will only help to make us better. We’d love to hear from you, so connect with us today!