Veterinarians around the country are warning dog owners about the hazards of exposing your dog to bodies of standing water that have algae containing a poisonous bacterium known as cyanobacteria. Toxic blue-green algae was responsible for the deaths of several dogs in the US and Canada this summer. Veterinarians report that the algae itself is … Continue reading Keeping Your Dog Safe from Toxic Blue-Green Algae
We’ve all seen a lot of news stories about the dangers of leaving your dog in a hot car, but did you know that a simple stroll on the sidewalk can blister your pup’s paws when the weather is hot? KUTV in Salt Lake City talked to a local veterinarian about the dangers of hot … Continue reading Protect Your Dog’s Paws from Hot Pavement This Summer
With summer in full swing, many dog owners are looking forward to bringing their four-legged friends out and about with them. One of the most popular destinations…dog-friendly outdoor dining patios at restaurants and bars! Our friends at San Diego Pets Magazine put together a helpful list of tips for dining out with your dog. Since … Continue reading Dog-Friendly Restaurant Dos and Don’ts for You and Your Pup
Happy Memorial Day from success story Harlow and all of us at the FACE Foundation! Hoping all of our friends have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend...and summer!
Cats allowed to roam outdoors face a variety of health risks, from getting hit by cars and attacked by other animals to an increased risk for infection by internal and external parasites. A recent study of parasite infection rates for outdoor cats vs. indoor cats around the world has led to some interesting findings. Cats … Continue reading Parasite Infection Risk Increases for Outdoor Cats