New York Passes Two New Animal Welfare Laws

New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed an animal welfare legislative package into law recently. The first law is S.4254/A.4075, which prohibits insurance companies from refusing to issue or renew, cancel, or charge or impose an increased premium for certain homeowners’ insurance policies based solely on the breed of dog owned by customers. The second is … Continue reading New York Passes Two New Animal Welfare Laws

Meet FACE Success Story Petey!

This handsome fellow is a 2-year-old Pit Bull Terrier named Petey. Petey was bitten by a rattlesnake when out for a walk recently. Rattlesnake bites can be life-threatening emergencies for dogs. Unfortunately, Petey's dad was laid off during the pandemic and was unable to pay for his urgent veterinary care. The staff at San Diego's … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Petey!

Video: Matching Seniors with Adoptable Senior Cats

Many senior cats end up in animal shelters when their senior owners pass away or are unable to care for them any longer. Often, these senior cats are calm and affectionate companions, but they can get overlooked at shelters because many adopters are interested in kittens. Animal rescue organizations have started special programs to match … Continue reading Video: Matching Seniors with Adoptable Senior Cats

Dogs and ADHD: Researchers Identify Dogs Most Prone to ADHD Behaviors

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is a condition most closely associated with humans, but some dogs can show similar types of hyperactivity, impulsivity, and inattention seen in humans with ADHD. A study published in the journal Translational Psychiatry found that dogs can have ADHD-like behaviors. What dogs are most at risk? The researchers found that a … Continue reading Dogs and ADHD: Researchers Identify Dogs Most Prone to ADHD Behaviors

Pictures: FACE’s 10th Dog-Friendly Golf Tournament!

On Monday, October 18th, FACE hosted its 10th Annual Invitational Dog-Friendly Golf Tournament. Golfers and their pups got together at San Diego's Fairbanks Ranch Country Club to golf for a cause...saving the lives of local pets in need of urgent veterinary care. Thanks to our guests and sponsors, we exceeded our fundraising goal for the … Continue reading Pictures: FACE’s 10th Dog-Friendly Golf Tournament!