Hloya is FACE's first Ukrainian refugee pet success story! This sweet Maine Coon kitten made the long journey from Ukraine to San Diego with her loving family, giving them affection and comfort during this difficult time. Unfortunately, Hloya escaped from their new home and returned with a fractured leg. Her family reached out to FACE … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Hloya!
Many pet owners are reluctant to have their animals receive anesthesia for veterinary care, including routine spay/neuter and dental procedures. Do you have reason to worry about the effects of anesthesia on your pet? Are some pets at higher risk for negative consequences than others? Researchers from the Royal Veterinary College and the University of … Continue reading UK Study Examines Risks of Anesthesia for Dogs
This handsome guy is Rollie. Rollie was diagnosed with advanced stage 4 periodontal disease and needed extensive dental work, as untreated periodontal disease can lead to pain and serious, even life-threatening, health complications. Rollie's parents applied for a FACE grant to help with the cost of his expensive treatment. Thank you to our donors for … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Rollie!
The Comparative Genetics and Orthopedic Research Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Veterinary Medicine had developed a genetic test to determine if a dog is at risk for cruciate ligament ruptures. Cruciate ligament rupture is one of the more common causes of lameness, pain, and arthritis in a dog’s hind legs. The cranial … Continue reading Genetic Test Developed for Canine Cruciate Ligament Disease
This cute little guy is FACE Success Story Rango! While many of our grantees are dogs and cats, we also provide financial assistance for critical veterinary care for exotic pets like Rango the ferret. When Rango stopped eating and became lethargic, his family took him to the Veterinary Emergency Group where it was discovered he … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Rango!