A 2 ½-year-old Belgian Malinois named Eva heroically came to her owner’s rescue after she was ambushed by a mountain lion. Erin Wilson was hiking with Eva on a northern California trail when a mountain lion appeared and swiped at her. Eva rushed to defend her owner, but the big cat soon had its jaws … Continue reading Dog Saves Owner from Mountain Lion Attack
This handsome fellow is a Mastiff mix named Raven. Raven and his mom recently moved to San Diego not long after the sad passing of another dog in the family. Raven unexpectedly fell ill and needed an urgent splenectomy. Raven's human friends did their best to help his mom out with his veterinary bills, but … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Raven!
Snickers is the fur kid of two members of the military here in San Diego. When he began to show signs of pain and struggled to urinate, his owners took him to the vet’s office, where he was diagnosed with a urinary tract obstruction. Snickers’ owners were experiencing some financial challenges due to reduced work … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Snickers!
The sudden death of a beloved pet can be a traumatic event for many pet owners. The American Veterinary Medical Association reports that there has been very little in the veterinary literature about the causes of unexpected death in pets. One Canadian study done in the early 2000s found that the most common causes of … Continue reading AVMA Explains Most Common Causes of Unexpected Death in Dogs and Cats
This little cutie is Apollo! When he began to show signs of pain and have a hard time walking, his mom took him to the vet, where he was diagnosed with a serious spinal condition known as intervertebral disc disease (IVDD). Apollo needed surgery to relieve his pain and help him walk comfortably again. Apollo’s … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Apollo