The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Veterinary Economics Division recently shared the results of a survey of 2,000 pet owners. They found that both dog and cat populations in the US have increased in recent years, with more households owning either dogs or cats. However, there are fewer pets per household than in past years. Animal … Continue reading AVMA Survey Shows US Pet Population on the Rise
This little bundle of fur is Alaska! He's an energetic 2-month-old kitten who unfortunately was accidentally stepped on and suffered a broken femur, not an uncommon mishap in small kittens and puppies. Alaska's dad had lost his job and was living on unemployment benefits at the time of the accident. He couldn't afford the cost … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Alaska
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!