FACE Foundation

Celebrating 10 Years of Saving Lives.

After witnessing so many pet parents make the heartbreaking decision of euthanizing their animals due to financial constraints, a group of veterinarians and concerned citizens took action. They wanted to create a safety net for these struggling pet parents and a solution to this all-too-common issue. Thus, the Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) was born, a not-for-profit that provides financial assistance to pet owners who cannot afford emergency veterinary care. FACE has come a long way in its ten years of service to the pet community.

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Unexpected Adventures

We all love our friends at the San Diego Zoo, San Diego Safari Park and SeaWorld, but there are many places in San Diego with unexpected and exciting animal encounters!

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PAWMURRED PETS

Summer Bliss.

Summer is in full swing and we share with you all the fun products to make sure your pet has a blissful and entertaining summer.

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GiddyUp!

San Diego Horse Trails

Whether in the mountains, the desert, the beach or the trails in Rancho Santa Fe, horseback riding is a sport that takes advantage of San Diego’s perfect geography and climate. These are just a few ideas for you to take in the scenery while horseback riding. Get out there and enjoy!

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DogZenergy

Brittany Alwerud from DogZenergy.

Meet the Brittany Alwerud from DogZenergy, the most innovative and trusted dog walking service in San Diego.

APL: What pets do you currently own?

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Kids Page

San Diego Reptiles.

Whether out on a hike or in your back yard, you are going to see many reptiles in San Diego. Reptiles (snakes, lizards, turtles, frogs) are cold blooded so you will often find them lounging in the sun. It is best to look and not touch reptiles because some can be poisonous, and some lizards will detach their tail if they think they are in danger!

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Gary Weitzman

Gary Weitzman, a veterinarian with more than 25 years of animal welfare experience and a published author, joined the San Diego Humane Society as their president in 2012. A significant focus for the SDHS is a movement called “Getting to Zero”, a comprehensive plan to save the life of the more than 45,000 healthy and treatable animals in San Diego Animal Welfare Coalition shelters each year.

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