Sake is a beautiful black and white Persian cat, rescued 10 years ago by his mom, a nurse, and his two human siblings. Sake also happens to be FACE’s 3,000th life saved! Recently, this beloved family pet developed bladder stones which turned into a life-threatening urinary obstruction. Sake was treated by The Veterinary Emergency Group … Continue reading Meet Sake: FACE’s 3,000th Life Saved!
Christina Hunger, a speech-language pathologist, adopted an adorable Catahoula and Australian Cattle Dog mix puppy named Stella. She noticed similarities between how Stella learned words and how the toddlers she worked with learned. The toddlers with delays in language development used Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) devices to help them communicate. Many of these devices … Continue reading Video: Meet “Talking” Dog Stella
National Pet Week is an annual event created in 1981 to celebrate all the pets that enrich our lives and to encourage responsible pet care and ownership. The American Veterinary Medical Association has assigned specific pet care themes to each day of the week. Here's an overview, you can learn more about each topic by … Continue reading May 2-8 is National Pet Week!
Like dementia in humans, older dogs can develop a neurodegenerative condition known as canine cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CCDS). According to Dr. Brian Gray Barnett, a veterinarian with the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences and the Dog Aging Project research team, “One study found that 28% of 11- to 12-year-old dogs and … Continue reading Signs of Cognitive Decline in Senior Dogs
While most of our Success Stories are dogs and cats, we've also helped other pets, like this big beauty, a 5 year old Rex rabbit named Treasure Trove! Treasure needed emergency surgery to repair a severe wound. His mom is a disabled senior living on a fixed income and had difficulty coming up with the … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Treasure Trove!