Trying to find the relevant pet blog for your needs can be like finding a needle in a haystack. We sifted through the web and found the best pet blogs for 2019.
There are over 500 million blogs available for internet users to read. Many of those blogs are dedicated to the creatures and critters we keep as pets. We scoured the internet and compiled a list of our favorite pet blogs. The pet blogs aren’t listed in any particular order, but only the best ones made our list. We love all pets and pet blogs equally.
Pets can bring a lot of joy into our lives, but they can also bring us sadness and concern when they aren’t acting like themselves. In pet blogs, you can find information on how to best care for your pet that you may not have known otherwise or find an answer to what is ailing your pet and if a vet visit is in order.
The market is oversaturated with pet products. Blogs can help you find the best products for your pet because all of the research is done for you.
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American Kennel Club
The American Kennel Club (AKC) was founded in Philadelphia by two sportsmen who had dogs actively participating in dog shows or field tests. The club celebrates purebred dogs by showcasing them in competitions and ultimately naming one Best In Show.
Considered an expert in breed standards, training and the health of dogs, the AKC website offers valuable information for dog owners. The site has sections dedicated to such topics as expert advice and locating upcoming events. Owners can also search breeds A-Z to find out all about the different breeds and which group the AKC places them into for competitions.
Adopt a Pet
Formerly known as 1-800-Save-A-Pet.com, Adopt a Pet is the largest pet adoption website in North America. The site scours rescue groups and shelters across the country to connect the pets with people looking to adopt.
In addition to creating a search engine that matches pets to their potential adopters, the site’s blog contains invaluable information for new and seasoned owners alike. Their YouTube channel has training videos to go along with the blog articles relating to understanding animal behavior, nutrition advice and a multitude of other topics.
Rover is a website where pet owners can find dog sitters or walkers in their area. You can also sign up to walk and sit other people’s pets. The company has a dedicated blog – The Dog People – to complement the dog sitting service.
Blog posts can include health information, funny stories that have gone viral or answers to the most mundane questions you’ve ever wondered about your pup, such as why they get the “zoomies” after baths. (For the uninitiated, “zoomies” is when a dog runs around the house after a bath, usually rolling its wet head or entire body on furniture.)
Pet Loves Best
Pet Loves Best educates, provides help and information on all the pets you can keep including cats, dogs, fish, and birds. We, at Petlovesbest, strive to make their lives better by conveying the pet experts’ voice to the pet parents across the globe.
As a pet parent, it’s your responsibility to provide your dog with the utmost pet accessories, products, food, and treatments. One can find the best advice on pets’ eating habits, nutrition, training methodology, accessories, veterinary advice, and their health & well-being. The sole purpose of Pet Loves Best is to let you know what’s the best for your beloved pet. In a nutshell, you’re a pet parent or wish to be one someday, then we are perhaps the one-stop solution for you.
Clara Lou is an avid animal lover. She enjoys being around all -kinds of pets, whether it be dogs, cats, fish, pigs, hamsters – you name it! However, having been raised with her beloved dog – Lucy, dogs are her favorite. In fact, the demise of Lucy is what inspired Clara to start Petlovesbest in the first place(along with two other co-founders that prefer anonymity).
Dogster took root on the internet when Dog Fancy combined with the original Dogster website. The founders created a community where dog lovers could read the latest news about nutrition, behavior, health, etc. of their four-legged friends.
Users can subscribe to the Dogster print magazine or sign up to be a member of the community where they are able to access expert advice on the topic of their choosing. There are also tons of cute dog pictures.
Canidae is a brand of grain-free dog and cat food that boasts their use of real food products. The accompanying blog features articles about many pet-related topics, from the signs of dementia in pets to the best cat breeds for people with allergies.
In one of the best formats for blogs, users can search for specific topics or peruse the blog posts in the order they were posted. Articles are written about both dogs and cats. Even if you don’t purchase their brand of food for your pet, the blog posts are informative and inclusive of all different kinds of pet owners.
Jen Gabbard is a blogger who lives in Detroit. She began Puppy Leaks as a side project, but it quickly became her livelihood. The intention of her blog is to provide dog owners with the tips and tricks she learned while training her own dog out of an issue with food guarding.
All the blog posts on the website are written by the founder, which gives them a nice, personal feel. One of the most recent blog posts about how to make Watermelon treats to help your dog beat the heat. Jen Gabbard also offers a step-by-step outline on how to create your own blog.
PetsWorld.in is a one-stop-shop for all pet owners, offering a comprehensive range of pet products for dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, fishes, etc. From nutritious foods to delicious treats, there is a wide array of healthcare, grooming and training products as well.
The blog section of the PetsWorld gives the readers valuable information on pet’s grooming, training, behaviour and most importantly, their diet. First-time owners, in particular, can gain a lot of beneficial tips from the blogs. As a majority of new owners are concerned about the type of breed they should buy, the knowledge acquired from here would help them to choose the right one.
Through PetsWorld blogs, we aim to foster the overall relationship between you and your lovely pet.
The Dogington Post is a parody of the newspaper The Washington Post. It is formatted like an online newspaper with newsworthy articles of current dog-related events. For example, an article about the toxic algae is prominently featured on the front page of the website.
In addition to news, there are subsections devoted to such categories as entertainment, diet, training and product reviews.
Diamond Pet is a pet food brand that targets pet owners who want to feed their pets healthy, safe food. The company has high food safety standards to keep their food top-quality. However, pet food isn’t the only thing they offer.
Their blog is comprised of articles on a wide range of topics. Health and nutrition are a large part of their discussion, but grooming, behavior and feel-good adoption stories also round out the blog posts.
Kurgo is a pet company with products geared toward going on adventures with your dog. The founders are two brothers who grew up in the Vermont mountains and often took their childhood dog on their hikes.
The company’s blog mainly focuses on where to take your dog hiking. Other topics cover running with your dog, pet travel in general and nutrition.
In 2001, Mark C. Robinson decided to create a website named Handicapped Pets to support the caretakers of elderly, injured, and handicapped pets. No matter what are you looking for, a product, a service, or support to treat your aging, injured, and special needs pets, you’ll find it at Handicapped Pets.
This website is fully filled with stories of healing and their blog is extremely informative for all pet lovers and pet owners. Spend your time to browse through Handicapped Pets and you will definitely get all the information and inspiration you need!
Go Pet Friendly
The GoPetFriendly.com blog has all the information you’ll need for traveling with your pets! From pet friendly destination advice, to helpful resources, and tips for making your trip safe and more fun, the GoPetFriendly.com team covers all the bases.
Amy and Rod Burkert have been traveling full-time with their dogs for ten years, so they’re true experts in pet travel. The GoPetFriendly.com website also has a database with pet friendly hotels, campgrounds, vacation properties, restaurants, wineries, veterinarians, pet supply stores and more.
And their road trip planner allows you to map your route and find pet friendly lodging and activities along the way. Best of all, all their tools are completely free to use.
LoveMeow is a website by Amy Bojo dedicated to felines. Cat fans can find cute videos and stories to go with the more informative written articles and an abundance of cat pictures.
Many of the articles are of the feel-good variety which users can sign up to have sent directly to their email box.
Pet Food Industry
PetfoodIndustry is a website dedicated to everything related to pet foods. Pet owners can find information on pet food companies and their policies, trends in the pet food industry and articles about every pet food topic imaginable.
CBD oil and other supplements for dogs, pet food labels and the quality of the food we’re feeding our pets are all topics that have been in the news. PetfoodIndustry is your best resource for finding an unbiased, well-researched article on any topic that’s come up with your pet’s food.
Freshpet is a pet food company that makes pet food from natural ingredients. Unlike traditional pet food, it’s not in the form of kibble or stored in a bag. It is kept in the refrigerator and is closer to the texture of ground chuck.
In addition to offering healthy food made from real ingredients, Freshpet has a blog with a vast array of different topics for pet owners, such as how to keep dogs safe while swimming and pet-friendly cities.
The Animal Foundation
The Animal Foundation is a low-cost spay and neuter clinic founded in Las Vegas, Nevada. It provides local residents with low-cost veterinary care. The website has articles about a variety of topics for both cat and dog owners.
Many of the blog articles are meant to advise new pet owners of what to expect from their new companion. For example, one blog post is about how to choose the right cat to adopt while another gives tips for potty training a new puppy.
Ingrid King is a cat expert and published author of Buckley’s Story and Purrs of Wisdom. She created The Conscious Cat website to bring her expertise and passion for cats to a wider audience.
The articles shared on the blog cover topics such as best foods for cats, cat behavior, how to cope with the loss of a pet and many more cat-centric topics.
The site provides phone consultations with Ms. King regarding your cats and Reiki sessions for cats or their humans.
Conscious Cats has both a Facebook page and a newsletter subscription for cat lovers looking to join a community of like-minded individuals. Crazy Cat Ladies welcome!
Hello, fellow dog lovers! My name is Angie Hill, and I’m a dog lover and a professional writer based in Atlanta, GA. I work at the Woof Dog as an Editor-in-Chief, and my primary goal is to bring you advice on how to properly care for your beloved, furry companions, as well as to give you guides and tips on dog supplies and canine nutrition through interviews, collaborations, and editorials.
My favorite activity is to spend time with my two dogs in the beautiful nature of Atlanta, exploring, hiking, and swimming, and I always tend to keep my boys as happy and healthy as possible. That’s exactly why I always do an extensive research for all of my articles – since they’re useful for me, I want to share them with the rest of the dog lovers.
Dr. Patricia McConnell is a Zoologist and certified Animal Behaviorist. She is the author of several critically-acclaimed books, including the new release, The Other End of The Leash. The website offers a collection of her best advice, anecdotes and training videos in a section called The Learning Center.
Another section of the website is called “Trisha’s Blog” and it is dedicated to stories of her travels, books she is currently reading and the adventures of her three canine companions.
Animallama is a pet blog focusing on small pets – guinea pigs, rabbits, rats, and mice. They aim to help new and seasoned owners of small pets understand the ins and outs of small pet care so their pets would be comfortable and happy while living in harmony with their loving owners.
They want to change people’s perspective and educate them that small animals are not “just pets” and that they need to be cared for regularly to be happy and healthy. And all pets, big and small, deserve the best life we can give them.
It is a multi-author blog written by experienced pet owners who share their first-hand tips and advice, while including personal anecdotes and stories with their own pets. You can visit their blog to find advice on feeding, grooming, playing, bonding, and all-round keeping small pets happy!
He’s the self-proclaimed “wiener dog who thinks he’s more of a celebrity than he really is.” (until now!) Crusoe is the star of his wildly popular blog of the same name, winner of the 2018 People’s Choice Award for animal star.
Because Crusoe is a talented and ridiculously photogenic miniature dachshund with a big personality, stunning fashion sense, and an insatiable penchant for whimsy. His blog details his adventures at home and abroad, from Crusoe’s perspective as he experiences the world from 12″ off the ground.
The Animal Wellness blog is operated by Redstone Media Group, publishers of North America’s leading health and wellness magazines for pets, horses, and veterinarians.
Their blog boasts rich, diverse content written by leading industry experts, including animal trainers, behaviorists, groomers and veterinarians. Through their blog, Animal Wellness shares the latest pet-related news stories and trends, empowering pet parents to help their animals live long and healthy lives.
The Catnip Times
The Catnip Times is a cat lifestyle and advocacy site, designed to strengthen the bond between humans and the cats who own them.
Launched in 2012 by cat lover, marketing executive and entrepreneur, Lauren Mieli, The Catnip Times has become a leading source of quality information for cat owners seeking the latest information about cats. Lauren started the blog originally as a way to stay in touch with marketing trends and chose cats as her topic because of her lifelong obsession with them.
“It may sound cliché but The Catnip Times seemed to take on a life of its own gaining tens of thousands and then hundreds of thousands of followers. My own cats have served as the main inspiration for content and as the blog grew, I’ve listened to our community for feedback and ideas.”
Today, inspiration for the blog comes from her own cats, and real cat owners in her cat community one million followers strong. “Many cat owners are looking for real-life advice and solutions because they want to provide the very best life possible for their cats.
Ali Jarvis is the founder and CEO of Sidewalk Dog, a website that is a haven of information for pet lovers. Ali and her talented staff compile info on a number of different fronts.
The main purpose of Sidewalk Dog is to inform readers of dog-friendly businesses in the city of their choice. Want to take your pup on a tour of your local brewery? Check Sidewalk Dog to see if pets are allowed on the premises.
The resource site also lists your local events for dogs, adoptable dogs in your area, along with blog posts all things dog related.
Cockapoo HQ – The number 1 website for anything Cockapoo related. The Cocker Spaniel and Poodle Cross Breed. This site was started 3 years ago by Mike who recently got a Cockapoo and realised there was not 1 website out there that covered everything regarding this type of dog.
Companion Animal Psychology
If you want to understand your dog or cat better, you’ll find engaging and accurate content on Companion Animal Psychology. Accessible posts cover dog and cat behavior, enrichment, training (for cats as well as dogs!), interviews with authors and scientists, and the latest scientific discoveries about our pets.
Companion Animal Psychology has been described as the “coolest behavior blog on the planet” by renowned dog trainer Jean Donaldson. With a new post 1-2 times a week, and gorgeous photos to accompany each post, this is a much-needed blog for animal lovers. For those who love books, the related Animal Book Club reads 10 books about animals a year, and in September 2019 will be discussing Alexandra Horowitz’s latest book, Our Dogs, Ourselves: The Story of a Singular Bond.
Those who prefer general bookish chat can join the Animal Books Facebook group. A monthly newsletter shares the best content about pets from around the web with a regular section on pets in art, and an annual list of the pet people to follow on social media is always much-anticipated.
Paws and Effect
Since 2003, the cats of Paws and Effect (and occasionally their mama, too) have been offering solid, up-to-date advice about cat health and behavior. In each post, the Paws and Effect Gang answers questions from readers and provides their answers in an entertaining and lay person-friendly way.
JaneA has made a deliberate ethical choice to keep the blog ad-free, preferring instead to support it through a Patreon campaign and individual donations via PayPal. Integrity, a fun voice, and good information—what more could you ask for?
Nadia Alterio started the blog Famous Chihuahua in memory of her beloved dog, Teaka the famous chihuahua. The site features photos collected by submission of chihuahuas from all around the world.
In addition to the many articles on the various health problems the pint-sized dog breed faces, there are detailed descriptions of all kinds of Chihuahua facts. The facts include information on the different types of Chihuahuas, such as merle and teacup chihuahuas. The site links to rescue organizations that find homes for chihuahuas in need, as well as other websites that focus on chihuahuas.
Feline Behavior Solutions
Feline Behavior Solutions is operated by Dr. Marci Koski, a certified feline behavior and training consultant. Her blog offers information about how to improve or resolve common cat behavior issues such as house-soiling, aggression towards other cats or people, and destructive behavior; as well as information about how to help cats live their best lives with fun enrichment activities.
Dr. Marci believes in using techniques based on positive reinforcement to teach cats (and their guardians) how to replace unwanted behaviors with behaviors that fulfill cats’ needs and that are also acceptable to their people. Dr. Marci’s mission is to keep cats in homes and out of shelters by educating guardians about how to best meet their cats’ needs so that they can love living with their cats again. Please visit Dr. Marci’s website to learn more about how you can give your cat the best life possible, or contact her with any questions you might have about your cat’s behavior.
Katzenworld prides themselves as being a one-stop source of cat news for cat guardians and cat lovers. Started out of passion of cats their founders have gather a group of nearly 300 contributors from countries around the world to provide readers with a huge variety of cat advice, fun stories and reviews.
As Katzenworld is a community blog they welcome contributions from readers on an irregular or regular basis.
Ammo The Dachshund
The blog is written in the voice of Ammo, Kyley’s extraordinary Dachshund. Launched in 2010 after the popularity of Ammo’s Facebook fan page began to take off. Kyley loves sharing Ammo’s adventures in the hopes of bringing a little happy (and a whole lot of tail wagging) to this world.
Ammo’s blog documents his life in Pennsylvania, where he is the official store greeter at her family custom frame shop, and he is also the sidekick to the talented Painting Ponies at the family farm. In 2016 Ammo became the big brother to 2 human children and has since taken on his most important role to date….entertaining toddlers.
Your Blog Should Be On Our List?
Our list of best pet blogs is always evolving and updated because new pet blogs pop up all the time. If you want us to check out your pet blog and possibly add it to our list, contact [email protected]
In the meantime, be sure to visit our other favorite pet blogs for details we found interesting or informative. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but sometimes it takes a visit to care for a pet, as well. Find your village amongst the millions and millions of villages in the blogging community.