Meet FACE Success Story Chiquita!

Meet Chiquita…a cute and playful 6 month old Chihuahua!  Chiquita recently got herself into a lot of trouble when she accidentally ingested a dangerous number of anti-inflammatory pills.  She needed immediate hospitalization and hands-on care to save her life. Unfortunately, Chiquita’s critical veterinary care was more than her family could afford.  With the help of … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Chiquita!

Video: RSPCA’s “Dogs Die in Hot Cars” Awareness Campaign

Here is a simple but powerful reminder to never leave your dog unattended in a car during the warm summer months, courtesy of the RSPCA. For more information on the dangers of leaving your dog in a hot car, check out the RSPCA’s “Dogs Die in Hot Cars” webpage, and the ASPCA’s webpage on dogs … Continue reading Video: RSPCA’s “Dogs Die in Hot Cars” Awareness Campaign

HSUS Releases 2020 Puppy Mill Report

The Humane Society of the United States recently published the 2020 edition of its annual “Horrible Hundred” puppy mill report.  This report documents problematic puppy breeding and/or puppy brokerage operations in the US. You can download and read a pdf copy of the full report HERE.  The report highlights problem puppy facilities, in an alphabetical … Continue reading HSUS Releases 2020 Puppy Mill Report

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