Research Finds Urban Dogs and their Owners Share Allergies

A research project of the University of Helsinki and Finnish health and environmental organizations have made some interesting discoveries about the connection between dog and human allergies. The project, known as DogEnvi, found that dogs are more likely to have allergies when their owners have allergies.  The researchers were interested in finding out why, speculating … Continue reading Research Finds Urban Dogs and their Owners Share Allergies

Join Us For a Free Webinar on Pet Emergencies

You're invited to FACE's free educational webinar on common pet emergencies.  Lean about the kinds of emergencies seen most often by veterinarians and how to avoid them! The webinar will be held over Zoom on Monday, January 11, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time. We're excited to welcome presenter Dr. Erica O'Donnell, … Continue reading Join Us For a Free Webinar on Pet Emergencies

Veterinarians Ask for Your Patience During COVID-19 Pandemic

A recent article in USA Today highlights some of the challenges faced by both pet owners and veterinary practices as they work to keep pets healthy during these difficult times. The public health and safety measures initiated by veterinary offices have led to longer wait times for appointments, both in booking them and waiting for … Continue reading Veterinarians Ask for Your Patience During COVID-19 Pandemic

Pets Together Program Provides Virtual Pet Therapy for Isolated People

Following public health guidelines can help keep all of us safe and healthy, but it sometimes can lead to social isolation and loneliness, especially among older adults.  That’s why the folks at the Animal Farm Foundation created Pets Together, a program that brings pets and people together virtually. People in need of a little “pet … Continue reading Pets Together Program Provides Virtual Pet Therapy for Isolated People