Category: Pet Retention – Owner Assistance Programs

The terrible economic conditions that have been thrust upon the average family in the US has made the family pet practically the very first sacrifice. That this happens is a fact. What to do to help reduce owner surrenders while we wait for economic recovery…that is the question.

PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE: Making the heart-wrenching decision to give up a pet

PETS AND THEIR PEOPLE: Making the heart-wrenching decision to give up a pet

As wonderful as life can be, there are times when we have to make difficult decisions that, while perhaps for the best, can still be heart-breaking. One such decision is whether to surrender an animal to a shelter. This is not easy even if you have simply found a stray

FACE Animal Clinic completes $3 million expansion at Mass Ave. site

FACE Animal Clinic completes $3 million expansion at Mass Ave. site

FACE Low-Cost Animal Clinic will officially open its $3 million expanded medical facility on Saturday at 1505 Massachusetts Ave. The project, funded through donations and philanthropic support, consists of a 7,000-square-foot expansion to the Downtown clinic. It included the renovation of the current clinic and construction of a second-story addition.

Having Money Problems? Don’t Kick the Dog Out Before You Read This!

One of the most common “reasons” given for owner surrenders to kill shelters in the US is “I can’t afford my pet anymore”.  The US economy being what it is, it is understandable that pet owners are feeling a real pinch in their wallets. Jobs are scarce, people are losing