Black Diamond is an adorable Lab mix puppy who recently fractured his tibia while playing with a larger dog. This poor pup was in a good deal of pain and needed urgent veterinary care. His dad was struggling with some health issues of his own and needed a little financial help for Black Diamond's treatment. … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Black Diamond!
“Critter Fixers” Vets Join Pet Obesity Prevention Campaign
Drs. Vernard Hodges and Terrence Ferguson of Nat Geo Wild’s popular “Critter Fixers: Country Vets” show have teamed up with the Hill’s pet food company on a new “End Pet Obesity” campaign. The campaign includes a simple test called “L.O.V.E.” that pet owners can perform to determine if their pets are overweight. L: Locate the … Continue reading “Critter Fixers” Vets Join Pet Obesity Prevention Campaign
San Diego Humane Society Introduces New Lost Pet Resource
Did you know that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point during their lives? The San Diego Humane Society alone takes in around 19,000 stray pets per year, and only 22% are reunited with their families. To help increase the number of found pets, our friends at San Diego Humane recently introduced … Continue reading San Diego Humane Society Introduces New Lost Pet Resource
Telemedicine is an Option for Cats Stressed by Trips to the Vet
Regular veterinary care is important for all pets, but cat owners will tell you that a visit to the vet’s office is stressful for many cats…and their people. Researchers at the University of California-Davis compared the reactions of cats during in-clinic vet visits vs. cats experiencing virtual veterinary appointments. Not surprisingly, the cats showed more … Continue reading Telemedicine is an Option for Cats Stressed by Trips to the Vet
Can Pet Birds Get Avian Influenza?
Bird flu is a serious viral infection that has been much in the news lately. Experts say this disease primarily affects wild aquatic birds like ducks and geese, but it also impacts poultry, including backyard flocks of chickens. Birds in zoos can also be impacted by avian influenza. But what about pet birds? Can indoor … Continue reading Can Pet Birds Get Avian Influenza?