Retailers Expect Increase in Holiday Pet Product Sales

The consulting firm Deloitte has released its 2020 Holiday Retail Survey, and not surprisingly, our shopping habits are a bit different this year, with many consumers planning to spend less and shop online more. But one segment of the holiday shopping market is expected to do very well this year…pet products! The combination of spending … Continue reading Retailers Expect Increase in Holiday Pet Product Sales

Photos: FACE’s Dog-Friendly Golf Tournament

Our annual dog-friendly golf tournament fundraiser looked a little different this year, but golfers and their pups still had a great time while helping FACE save San Diego pets in need of veterinary care. This year's tournament was held completely outdoors at the Fairbanks Ranch Country Club.  All mask and social distancing guidelines were followed, … Continue reading Photos: FACE’s Dog-Friendly Golf Tournament

Vets Recommend Contingency COVID Pet Care Plans to Clients

The American Veterinary Medical Association is urging its members to check in with clients on their pet care plans in the event that they contract the novel coronavirus. Pet owners should make plans for their pet’s basic care (feeding, walking, etc.) in case they get infected.  This applies to pet owners who live alone as … Continue reading Vets Recommend Contingency COVID Pet Care Plans to Clients

Findings from a Large-Scale Study on Epilepsy in Dogs

A large-scale epidemiological survey of dogs in the UK was recently conducted, with the aim of better understanding the incidence of seizures and epilepsy in dogs. The veterinary health records of over 450,000 pet dogs in the UK were reviewed and the researchers identified over 2,800 seizure cases for further analysis. The full text of … Continue reading Findings from a Large-Scale Study on Epilepsy in Dogs