This handsome fellow is a Mastiff mix named Raven. Raven and his mom recently moved to San Diego not long after the sad passing of another dog in the family. Raven unexpectedly fell ill and needed an urgent splenectomy. Raven's human friends did their best to help his mom out with his veterinary bills, but … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Raven!
Fleas, ticks, and other parasites can be a source of serious health problems for our pets. Parasite-borne illnesses become a special concern at this time of year when the weather turns warmer. The Pet Disease Alerts website lets US pet owners know about the current threat of the most prevalent vector-borne pet diseases in their … Continue reading Website Provides Pet Disease Alerts to Pet Owners
Snickers is the fur kid of two members of the military here in San Diego. When he began to show signs of pain and struggled to urinate, his owners took him to the vet’s office, where he was diagnosed with a urinary tract obstruction. Snickers’ owners were experiencing some financial challenges due to reduced work … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Snickers!
The sudden death of a beloved pet can be a traumatic event for many pet owners. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that there has been very little in the veterinary literature about the causes of unexpected death in pets. One Canadian study done in the early 2000s found that the most common causes of … Continue reading AVMA Explains Most Common Causes of Unexpected Death in Dogs and Cats
This little cutie is Apollo! When he began to show signs of pain and have a hard time walking, his mom took him to the vet, where he was diagnosed with a serious spinal condition known as intervertebral disc disease (IVDD). Apollo needed surgery to relieve his pain and help him walk comfortably again. Apollo’s … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Apollo