AVMA Survey Shows US Pet Population on the Rise

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

External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs

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

Join Us for a Free Webinar on Caring for Foster Pets!

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!