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

Leptospirosis on the Rise in San Diego Dogs

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency has reported an outbreak of leptospirosis, a contagious bacterial disease, in area dogs. Leptospirosis are bacteria that can be found in soil and water.  Dogs are most commonly affected but it can also be transmitted to humans. The symptoms of the disease can range from mild … Continue reading Leptospirosis on the Rise in San Diego Dogs

Texas A&M Develops Blood Test for Canine Cancer Screening

Texas A&M University College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences has developed a blood test that veterinarians can use for early cancer detection in dogs. The test, called the Nu.Q Vet Cancer Screening Test, can detect early biomarkers of cancer known as circulating nucleosomes. An article on the test in Veterinary Practice News notes that … Continue reading Texas A&M Develops Blood Test for Canine Cancer Screening

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

It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week

The Humane Society of the United States invites everyone to show their appreciation for animal shelters and the dedicated people who work in sheltering during the first week of November each year. Shelters are safe havens for homeless pets, and of course a great place to adopt your new best friend.  They also play an … Continue reading It’s National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week