You’re Invited to FACE’s Free Webinar on Pet Cancer Awareness

Join us on Monday, June 29th from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. PDT for a free live webinar on pet cancer awareness and screening. Dr. David Proulx, a veterinary oncologist from VCA California Veterinary Specialists will discuss incidence of cancer in pets and the importance of early detection. Click HERE to register now for this free … Continue reading You’re Invited to FACE’s Free Webinar on Pet Cancer Awareness

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

Video Outlines Mental Health Crisis Among Veterinary Professionals

A sobering new video produced by Dr. Carrie Turnbull of the Staunton River Veterinary Clinic in Virginia might come as a surprise to many pet owners. The suicide rate among veterinarians is significantly higher than the rate for the general population.  One study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that … Continue reading Video Outlines Mental Health Crisis Among Veterinary Professionals

FACE “Animaltarian Awards” Honors La Jolla Veterinary Hospital

On September 29th, FACE will be hosting our Animaltarian Awards, honoring some of our local San Diego area animal heroes.  We'll be profiling each award recipient in the coming weeks, starting with our friends at La Jolla Veterinary Hospital! La Jolla Vet has been taking care of pets for nearly 70 years.  They consistently rank … Continue reading FACE “Animaltarian Awards” Honors La Jolla Veterinary Hospital

Banfield Releases 2019 State of Pet Health Report

Banfield Pet Hospital’s annual State of Pet Health Report analyzes data from over 2.5 million dogs and half a million cats that are patients at their veterinary offices in the US. You can check out the full report on the Banfield website, including interactive features like checking on the most common pet health issues in … Continue reading Banfield Releases 2019 State of Pet Health Report