Pets & Animals
The problem with pet stores is that they tend to be claustrophobic and smelly, or more often they’re soulless corporate outposts where the staff affect the torpor of a sad chinchilla…
When Fido passes on to that dog park in the sky, you can cremate him or bury him—or you can take his body to Bischoff’s Taxidermy…
Blue Collar Working Dog carries all manner of camping and hiking paraphernalia for canines–spot items that ensure pet safety and comfort in the wild
Neighborhood: Echo Park
You can find the most au courant getups—from pj’s to tuxes—at the D.O.G. Pet Boutique.
Neighborhood: West Hollywood
Their vets have altered 69,000 felines since 1999 and they also offer guidance for trapping and rereleasing feral cats.
Neighborhood: Sun Valley
You love your four-legged friends and have countless iPhone shots of them mugging in various states of cuteness. Why not preserve their likenesses with professional studio portraits?
Best School For Dogs, August 2014 Puppies are adorable, but not when they’re chewing on your shoes or furniture. Teach them some real-world manners at Hollywood Dog Obedience Club, a nonprofit that’s been around since 1949. On Saturday mornings and Tuesday nights, hour-long outdoor classes are held at the Griffith Park Recreation Center; a six-week […]
Sea anemones gleam with health at Jim’s Exotic Fish, where the saltwater offerings are impeccable and the array of freshwater fish is vast.
Neighborhood: El Segundo
The nonprofit, which has placed more than 1,000 purebreds and mutts in permanent homes since opening in 2004, offers standard services like behavioral evaluation, microchipping, vaccinating…
When shopping for a mattress fit for a Maltese, L.A.’s pampered-pet owners might try the Wagging Tail on Montana Avenue or 3rd Street’s Chateau Marmutt. But…
At Mystic Koi & Water Gardens (open since 1996), the fish sell themselves, gliding through the water in five modern display ponds in an attractively landscaped garden…
Caring for cats and dogs at this well-maintained adoption facility offers ample emotional returns
Neighborhood: West Los Angeles
Pussy & Pooch might take up a corner of skid row, but it’s as hip as a Cedd Moses enterprise, boasting a food bar, the latest accessories, a potty station (we kid you not), a gourmet food store, and a bathhouse.