Success Stories

With the support of our generous donors, the FACE Foundation has been able to give life-saving grants to pet owners who are unable to afford the cost of their beloved pets’ emergency veterinary care. As you read the stories below, know that it is our donors who make their surgeries possible. Please consider making a donation today.

  • Meme
    Meme’s owner Jessica was an unemployed teacher taking care of her disabled mother when her beloved Meme was diagnosed with Lymphoma. She was unable to pay for the treatments and feared the worst for her sweet kitty. Luckily,...
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  • Bella Amia
    This sweet girl is FACE grantee “Bella Amia.” She is a proud registered service animal to her beloved owner who is disabled. Bella Amia was diagnosed with a cancerous tumor that needed to be removed at once but...
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  • Lucius
    Lucius and his owner Landon are the best of friends. Landon is only 19 years old and works two jobs to make ends meet. He was devastated when he came home one day and found Lucius with a...
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  • Puppy D.
    FACE grantee “Puppy” belongs to a disabled senior whose two daughters and two grand daughters live with her. Being that her only source of income was from Social Security, she was unable to afford the removal of a...
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  • Karma A.
    Meet Karma! Thanks to you, she got a second chance at life. Not too long ago, Karma and her human mom relocated to San Diego from Massachusetts and were barely getting situated when Karma broke her little leg....
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  • Binx L.
    “Binx” is a sweet boy who was recently saved by FACE and all of our generous donors! Binx had a history of urinary problems and finally his vet decided a surgery was the only option to save his...
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  • Calvin
    Handsome “Calvin” would not be here today without the support of FACE donors! This Husky had a foreign body that needed to be surgically removed and his owners were unable to come up with the funds to save...
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  • Torito
    “Torito” and his doggy sibling share the love and attention of their human dad. Together, the three of them are a happy little family. Torito abruptly went missing for weeks and his dad was heartbroken when his sweet...
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  • Spunky T.
    Meet “Spunky!” This adorable escape artist is alive today because of your support. When Spunky ran off and was hit by a car, his family feared the worst. He survived the accident but suffered a fracture that was...
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  • Bear
    Because of supporters like you, FACE was able to keep Bear alive and with his pet parent! Bear had been hospitalized with Save A Life partner La Jolla Veterinary Hospital for a urinary obstruction and when surgery was...
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  • Gidget
    Gidget somehow ingested a fish hook and her pet mom was devastated to find out how much surgery to remove it would cost her. She knew she didn’t have many options, that fish hook needed to come out...
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  • Zander
    Zander here has quite the appetite! He swallowed something his little tummy could not digest and soon he was at the vet hospital and desperate for surgery to remove the foreign object. His family wished they could afford...
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  • Bossman
    “Bossman” belongs to a single mother with a two year old and they both adore their sweet Pittie. Bossman has been with his “mom” since she rescued him as a puppy and he repays her with unconditional love....
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  • Nala C.
    Sweet “Nala” seemed to be down on her luck when her owner came to FACE, desperate for help. Nala’s leash had broken while on a walk one day and as a result of having ran into the street,...
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  • Max G.
    “I just want to say thanks for the help that was given to my dog when he really needed it. Every time I see my dog I am happy that he’s still by my side and that we...
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  • Natalia
    Meet “Natalia!” Natalia and her youngest human sibling are the best of friends and are inseparable. When Natalia got stuck under the couch one day, her little elbow was badly injured in the process of being rescued. Natalia’s...
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  • Riley T.
    “My dogs are my family. I live for them. Every morning they wake me up. I have no family or friends. They are my everything.” Riley’s pet parent is an elderly woman who lives on her own and...
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  • Nypolyan
    This handsome Doxie is “Nypolyan!” Nypolyan belongs to a little family whose mother is a single-parent that has been out of work for months. One of Nypolyan’s human siblings has special needs and this makes it very difficult...
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  • Leila
    Meet FACE grantee “Leila!” This pretty girl was suffering from a urinary obstruction when Save A Life partner VCA Animal Specialty Group recommended emergency surgery. Leila’s “parents” had just exhausted their savings moving into a new home with their...
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  • Kiba
    “Kiba” is a Shiba Inu who had seen better days when his owner sought financial assistance from the FACE Foundation. Kiba had been battling painful bladder stones for some time when it was decided he needed a surgery...
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