External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs

An emergency veterinary clinic on Long Island made the news recently when two dogs were brought in within an hour of each other, both in life-threatening choking situations from swallowed toys. One of the dogs had swallowed a tennis ball and the other one swallowed a rubber ball while playing. The staff performed a procedure … Continue reading External Extraction Technique (XXT) Helps Choking Dogs

The Paws Off Act of 2021 Aims to Protect Dogs from Xylitol Poisoning

HR5261, known as the Paws Off Act of 2021, is making its way through the US House of Representatives. This act would amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to declare that foods containing xylitol would be misbranded if the label does not warn of the toxic effects of xylitol on dogs. Xylitol is … Continue reading The Paws Off Act of 2021 Aims to Protect Dogs from Xylitol Poisoning

FACE Video: Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

FACE Foundation has been saving the lives of pets facing economic euthanasia since 2006. As we celebrate our 15th year, we recognize that the need for FACE's services is even greater now as families experience financial uncertainty due to the health crisis. Thank you to all of our volunteers, donors, and supporters for helping us … Continue reading FACE Video: Celebrating Our 15th Anniversary

Is Your Dog Jealous When You Pay Attention to Other Dogs?  New Study Looks at Jealousy in Dogs

Many dog owners report that their dogs seem jealous when they interact with other dogs, exhibiting behaviors like leash-pulling, agitation, and vocalization.  Is this similar to human jealousy? Researchers at the University of Auckland wanted to see if our dogs demonstrate a similar type of jealousy to human children when their “parents” pay attention to … Continue reading Is Your Dog Jealous When You Pay Attention to Other Dogs?  New Study Looks at Jealousy in Dogs