Columbus Pets Guide

What every Central Ohio animal lover should know about our pandemic pals

Columbus Monthly
Ben Campbell and Logan Hickman pose their dog, Whitney Chewston, for a photo at the Columbus Commons park Downtown.

There’s probably never been a better time to own a pet. With the coronavirus outbreak forcing us to spend more time at home, our four-legged friends have become our constant companions: photobombing our Zoom calls, accompanying us on long walks, providing us with loyal companionship during a stressful time. In the following articles, Columbus Monthly highlights what every Central Ohio animal lover should know about our pandemic pals—and the people who adore them. 

Contributors: Chris Gaitten, Dave Ghose, Suzanne Goldsmith, Emma Frankart Henterly, Amanda Page and Steve Wartenberg

John Tortorella’s Soft Spot

Keep Your Dog Active

Pamper Your Pet

Read to Cats

Four-Legged Blood Buddies

Find the Right Pocket Pet

Fido Missing? Call the FBI

Meet the Petfluencers

Pandemic Stress (Animal Edition)

The Match Game