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FACE Foundation

Your Donation Saves Lives

Every animal deserves access to medical care that they can afford. Unfortunately, financial hardships can make it difficult for pet owners to find critical medical care for their dogs, cats, and other companion animals.

FACE Foundation provides financial support to low-income families, senior citizens, veterans, military families, people experiencing homelessness, students, disabled individuals, and hard-working families who have exhausted all other options and are at risk of losing their beloved pet.

As one of the top local animal charities in San Diego, we collaborate with many veterinary hospitals and medical providers of all sizes throughout the county to provide life-saving care for pets at risk of economic euthanasia

About Us

Our mission is to enhance and preserve the quality of life of animals by providing access to necessary medical care and education. Our work ensures life-saving medical care to preserve the lives of beloved pets.

About FACE

The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public charity that provides financial grants for animal owners who are unable to afford the cost of their pet’s emergency or critical care. FACE’s goal is to create a world where no family pet dies due to financial hardship Rated among the top animal charities in the region, we work to save the lives of animals in San Diego.

Veterinary Partners

FACE partners with over 180 veterinary hospitals throughout San Diego to help end economic euthanasia. Together, along with our supporters, FACE Foundation has saved the lives of thousands of pets in need. All donations go back to saving the lives of beloved pets.

Honor Your Pet

Celebrate the unconditional love of your pets while helping to save others by honoring or memorializing them with a personalized leaf or a life-size portrait on one of FACE’s stunning Tree of Life murals.

Saving Lives


FACE Foundation has been saving lives of pets facing economic euthanasia since 2006.

This video highlights FACE’s work in the community, including the story of a very special grantee named Sabr.



  • Sake has a life-threatening urinary obstruction and needs emergency surgery today to survive. Will you donate now to help save Sake? Sake is an adorable Persian cat who was rescued 10 years ago by his family – Pippi, a single mom & nurse, and her......


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The Foundation for Animal Care and Education (FACE) is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public charity.