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
You're invited to join FACE for a free educational webinar on companion animal foster care! Kelly Peters of the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, CA will talk about how foster caregiving in a loving home environment benefits the most vulnerable shelter animals. Underage puppies, kittens, and bunnies need a home environment to grow up … Continue reading Join Us for a Free Webinar on Caring for Foster Pets!
National Check the Chip Day is coming soon, a time to remind pet owners to get their pets microchipped, and to confirm that all your information with the microchip company is accurate and up to date. Why is microchipping so important? According to the American Animal Hospital Association, ten million pets are lost each year, … Continue reading August 15th is Check the Chip Day!
The Sacramento Bee reports that the UC Davis California Veterinary Emergency Team Program will receive new state funding to deploy veterinary school professors and students to disasters like wildfires, and also train volunteer response teams around the state. UC Davis says that a major goal of the program is to increase emergency response capacity and … Continue reading UC Davis to Deploy Mobile Veterinary Teams to Help Pets in Wildfires
If you’ve been shopping for your pet’s favorite food or treats recently, you probably have noticed both increased prices and decreased availability, both in-store and online. You’re not alone. Disruptions in the supply chain for pet food ingredients have caused these issues. According to a recent article in Reuters, the cost of pet food ingredients … Continue reading Pet Food Shortages and Price Hikes Due to Disruptions in Supply Chain