Summer Pet Safety: Preventing and Treating Insect Stings

Summer is a great time to enjoy the outdoors with your pets, but it’s never a good time for your dog or cat to get stung by a bee or other stinging insect. Veterinary emergency and critical care doctor Christine Rutter from Texas A&M University provides some helpful advice for pet owners on preventing and … Continue reading Summer Pet Safety: Preventing and Treating Insect Stings

Meet FACE Success Story Chiquita!

Meet Chiquita…a cute and playful 6 month old Chihuahua!  Chiquita recently got herself into a lot of trouble when she accidentally ingested a dangerous number of anti-inflammatory pills.  She needed immediate hospitalization and hands-on care to save her life. Unfortunately, Chiquita’s critical veterinary care was more than her family could afford.  With the help of … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Chiquita!

Meet FACE Success Story Melody!

Melody’s family began to notice that something was wrong with their cat.  She started hiding and showing signs of stomach pain.  They took her to the vet and X-rays showed that she had ingested a foreign object…string. Melody needed emergency surgery to save her life, but her family was waiting for unemployment benefits to start, … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Melody!

Veterinarians Turn to Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic

Human health and safety precautions during the coronavirus pandemic have significantly impacted how veterinarians care for our animal companions.  Besides implementing social distancing practices at veterinary clinics, vets are also turning to telemedicine. A recent article in JAVMA News reports that vets who were once exploring the possibility of telemedicine are now using it as … Continue reading Veterinarians Turn to Telemedicine During COVID-19 Pandemic