The American Veterinary Medical Association’s Veterinary Economics Division recently shared the results of a survey of 2,000 pet owners. They found that both dog and cat populations in the US have increased in recent years, with more households owning either dogs or cats. However, there are fewer pets per household than in past years. Animal … Continue reading AVMA Survey Shows US Pet Population on the Rise
An emergency veterinary clinic on Long Island made the news recently when two dogs were brought in within an hour of each other, both in life-threatening choking situations from swallowed toys. One of the dogs had swallowed a tennis ball and the other one swallowed a rubber ball while playing. The staff performed a procedure … Continue reading External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs
The veterinary experts at the Fear Free Pets website have created a fun and informative video that shows pet owners the best way to check for (and remove) ticks on your dog. They call it the Two Minute Tick Check, and it's easy to learn--and to make it a regular part of your pet care … Continue reading Video: How to Check Your Dog for Ticks
You're invited to join FACE for a free educational webinar on companion animal foster care! Kelly Peters of the Rancho Coastal Humane Society in Encinitas, CA will talk about how foster caregiving in a loving home environment benefits the most vulnerable shelter animals. Underage puppies, kittens, and bunnies need a home environment to grow up … Continue reading Join Us for a Free Webinar on Caring for Foster Pets!
National Check the Chip Day is coming soon, a time to remind pet owners to get their pets microchipped, and to confirm that all your information with the microchip company is accurate and up to date. Why is microchipping so important? According to the American Animal Hospital Association, ten million pets are lost each year, … Continue reading August 15th is Check the Chip Day!