Video: Cleaning and Disinfecting Safety Tips for Pet Owners

The ASPCA Pet Poison Helpline has seen an increase in calls from concerned pet owners since the COVID-19 crisis began.  The issue?  Many of us have questions about the safe use of cleaning and disinfecting products (such as bleach) around our pets. To help pet owners, the Helpline has posted a video on their YouTube … Continue reading Video: Cleaning and Disinfecting Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Meet FACE Success Story Rocky

Rocky is the beloved dog of a family that has had some financial ups and downs due to medical bills from a cycling hit and run accident, followed by COVID-19 related layoffs. When Rocky developed the serious spinal disorder intervertebral disc disease (IVDD), Rocky's family could not afford the surgery needed to prevent him from … Continue reading Meet FACE Success Story Rocky

Watch What Happens When a 13 Year Old Lab Adopts a Stray Kitten!

A tiny stray kitten was taken in by the family of Pax, a sweet senior Labrador Retriever.  Pax quickly became the kitten’s (now named Polly) protector and best friend.  The pair formed a strong bond with each other.  Pax shows endless patience with Polly’s rambunctious antics, as you can see in this adorable video: Can’t … Continue reading Watch What Happens When a 13 Year Old Lab Adopts a Stray Kitten!

Researchers Find Similarities in Dog and Horse Play Behavior

Now this sounds like a fun scientific study…an animal behaviorist in Italy watched a YouTube video of a horse and dog playing together and noticed how in sync their play behaviors were to each other. She asked her students to search for more videos of horses and dogs playing together so she could further study … Continue reading Researchers Find Similarities in Dog and Horse Play Behavior

April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month

Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis) is caused by the Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria, and is transmitted by the bite of infected deer ticks.  Dogs are at increased risk for contracting Lyme disease in the spring and summer months. Lyme disease has been found in all 50 U.S. states, although it is more common in some regions than … Continue reading April is Prevent Lyme Disease in Dogs Month