Pet Food Price Inflation Rising at Slower Rate than Human Food

Most pet owners have been noticing both supply issues and increasing prices when they shop for pet food. But according to a report on the petfoodindustry.com website, pet food price hikes are well below those for human food. Pet food prices rose by 2.4% by the end of 2021, while the cost for our food … Continue reading Pet Food Price Inflation Rising at Slower Rate than Human Food

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!

Pet Food Shortages and Price Hikes Due to Disruptions in Supply Chain

If you’ve been shopping for your pet’s favorite food or treats recently, you probably have noticed both increased prices and decreased availability, both in-store and online. You’re not alone.  Disruptions in the supply chain for pet food ingredients have caused these issues. According to a recent article in Reuters, the cost of pet food ingredients … Continue reading Pet Food Shortages and Price Hikes Due to Disruptions in Supply Chain

Wildfires, Hurricanes, and Other Natural Disasters: Is Your Pet Emergency Plan Ready?

Experts are predicting a higher-than-normal risk for both Western wildfires and Atlantic hurricanes in the 2021 season.  It’s important to have a disaster plan in place that includes your pets. Here in California and other parts of the West, fast spreading wildfires can be dangerous for household pets and farm animals.  The County of San … Continue reading Wildfires, Hurricanes, and Other Natural Disasters: Is Your Pet Emergency Plan Ready?

Leptospirosis on the Rise in San Diego Dogs

The San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency has reported an outbreak of leptospirosis, a contagious bacterial disease, in area dogs. Leptospirosis are bacteria that can be found in soil and water.  Dogs are most commonly affected but it can also be transmitted to humans. The symptoms of the disease can range from mild … Continue reading Leptospirosis on the Rise in San Diego Dogs