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

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

Are You a Cat Whisperer? Take the Cat Faces Study Quiz to Find Out!

Researchers from the Campbell Centre for the Study of Animal Welfare at the University of Guelph have developed a Cat Faces Study to find out if people can detect whether a cat is in a positive or negative situation, just by looking at the face alone. The researchers used Internet cat videos, zeroing in on … Continue reading Are You a Cat Whisperer? Take the Cat Faces Study Quiz to Find Out!

Pet Ferrets and Cats Most Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 Infection

A research study conducted by the Centre for Genomic Regulation found that the animals that are most susceptible to infection by the novel coronavirus are ferrets and cats. Owners of pet ferrets and cats should be aware that after humans, ferrets and cats are most at risk of contracting the virus. These findings explain why … Continue reading Pet Ferrets and Cats Most Susceptible to SARS-CoV-2 Infection