How Vets and the Public View Pain Sensitivity in Dog Breeds

While we know that different people have varying degrees of tolerance for physical pain, what do veterinarians and members of the public think about pain sensitivity in different dog breeds?  A new study asked both veterinarians and the general public to rate pain sensitivity in 28 dog breeds. The findings show that both owners and … Continue reading How Vets and the Public View Pain Sensitivity in Dog Breeds

The Pibble: How a New Name Can Help the Misunderstood Pit Bull

Many Pit Bull parents will tell you that they’ve never owned a sweeter dog, but the Pit Bull suffers from a scary reputation, due in large part to some irresponsible owners who have cultivated aggression in their dogs. The word Pibble is being used more and more to help rehabilitate the Pit Bull brand.  According … Continue reading The Pibble: How a New Name Can Help the Misunderstood Pit Bull

“The Champions” : An Inspiring Dog Rescue Success Story

As part of our 10-year anniversary celebration, the FACE Foundation is proud to be hosting a screening of the amazing documentary film The Champions on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the Illumina Theater here in San Diego. The Champions is an inspirational story about the pit bulls rescued from the brutal fighting ring of former Atlanta Falcon’s star … Continue reading “The Champions” : An Inspiring Dog Rescue Success Story

New Book Explores the Myths Surrounding the Pit Bull

A new book called Pit Bull: The Battle Over an American Icon by Bronwen Dickey seeks to unravel the complicated history of the pit bull and separate the facts from the misconceptions about this controversial breed of dog. A recent interview with the author by National Geographic highlights the importance of understanding what makes this … Continue reading New Book Explores the Myths Surrounding the Pit Bull