New Hip Implant Technology Helps Dogs with Osteoarthritis

A group of researchers has been studying a new kind of hip joint implant for dogs with osteoarthritis. The implant is textile-based and contains cartilage derived from stem cells. Initial results of the implant study are promising, with dogs showing reduced pain and restored hip joint function after treatment. The researchers note that the loss … Continue reading New Hip Implant Technology Helps Dogs with Osteoarthritis

FACE Video: Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

FACE Foundation has been saving the lives of pets facing economic euthanasia since 2006. As we celebrate our 15th year, we recognize that the need for FACE's services is even greater now as families experience financial uncertainty due to the health crisis. Thank you to all of our volunteers, donors, and supporters for helping us … Continue reading FACE Video: Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

Is Your Dog Jealous When You Pay Attention to Other Dogs?  New Study Looks at Jealousy in Dogs

Many dog owners report that their dogs seem jealous when they interact with other dogs, exhibiting behaviors like leash-pulling, agitation, and vocalization.  Is this similar to human jealousy? Researchers at the University of Auckland wanted to see if our dogs demonstrate a similar type of jealousy to human children when their “parents” pay attention to … Continue reading Is Your Dog Jealous When You Pay Attention to Other Dogs?  New Study Looks at Jealousy in Dogs

Research Identifies 7 Cat Personality Traits

A new study published in the journal Animals found that a group of 7 personality and behavior traits are common to virtually all domestic cats. Researchers gathered cat personality data from a data set of over 4300 cat owners.  They factored breed differences into account to come up with their list. What are the common … Continue reading Research Identifies 7 Cat Personality Traits