This adorable Golden Retriever is Charlie, a much-loved military family pet. Charlie got into some trouble recently and swallowed a razor. His vets at the Pet Emergency and Specialty Center in La Mesa, CA told Charlie's parents that he needed emergency surgery. Charlie's parents began to raise money for the surgery but needed a little … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Charlie!
San Diego is a military town and home to a large number of active duty military members as well as veterans. Did you know that the FACE Foundation has helped dozens of soldiers and veterans save their beloved pets by providing them with financial assistance for life-saving veterinary care? With Veterans Day coming soon, we … Continue reading A Salute to Veterans…and their Pets!
FACE was proud to participate in FidoFest 2016 recently, a dog-friendly event hosted by the City of Santee, California and benefiting an amazing SoCal-based national non-profit called Dogs on Deployment. Have you ever wondered what happens to soldiers’ pets when they are away on a months-long military deployment? Family and friends are not always able … Continue reading Dogs on Deployment Helps Military Pets
Wishing all of our friends a happy and safe Memorial Day holiday!
A military dog and his handler on duty in Afghanistan were both injured in an IED blast, but are now recovering together at Walter Reed Medical Center. Rocky and his handler, Andrew Brown, were deployed out of Fort Hood with the 89th Military Police Brigade. They were injured in the explosion while participating in a … Continue reading Rocky the Military Dog Gets Purple Heart Medal