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.

  • Puma
    Sweet Puma had a severe eye ulcer which required enucleation. Puma’s mom is unable to work due to a long-term disability and Puma is her only companion. FACE and Banfield Pet Hospital teamed up to help Puma with this much...
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  • Ruby
    Meet “Ruby”! One day Ruby was playing outside and found that a gate had been left open by mistake. Ruby’s curiosity got the best of her and she ended up falling down an embankment leaving her with a large...
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  • Mocho
    This handsome fellow is a beloved member of a homeless family who have been through some very tough times. After being hit by a car, Mocho had a severely broken pelvis and was desperately in need of surgery....
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  • Kingsley
    Meet Kingsley! This handsome little fellow developed a urethral blockage, a serious condition that requires emergency treatment. Kingsley’s mom didn’t know what to do when she found out that his surgery would cost thousands of dollars. As a...
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  • ROCKI
    Meet Rocki! Like most young labs, Rocki is an adventurous and playful pup. Unfortunately, her rambunctious personality got the best of her when she was playing outside one day and broke her leg. With two children and a...
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  • Sampson
    Thank you letters like the one below make our hearts swell and remind us how important FACE’s work of Saving Pets and Helping Families truly is. Thank you to our supporters who make success stories like this possible....
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  • 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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