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.

  • LEIA
    Meet Leia! This adorable french bulldog was only 19 months old when she ended up in the hospital in need of a hefty surgery. Leia’s parents were already financially strained and expecting a newborn in the next couple...
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  • GIZMO
    Meet Gizmo! Our 16 year old feline friend was unfortunate enough to get stuck with a bone infection that required amputation. Gizmo’s parents were heartbroken at the thought of losing him, but also struggling as it was to...
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  • RUBIE
    Meet Rubie! This tiny pup ended up with a fractured femur after playing a little too hard with her new family. With a little one on the way, Rubie’s parents were struggling to keep up with various bills...
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  • GIALAI
    Meet Gialai! This cutie developed pyometra, one of the most common (and expensive!) health issues we see in grantees. Unfortunately her mom was going through a financially straining time with family issues and didn’t have the funds to...
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  • COOKIE
    Meet Cookie! This playful pup was in need of assistance after fracturing her leg. Cookie’s dad was devastated to learn of her injury after he had worked for 2 years to rescue this sweet pitbull from a dangerous...
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  • CAMI
    Meet Cami! This adorable shih tzu was diagnosed with pyometra and had a mammary mass that needed to be removed. Struggling with cancer himself, Cami’s owner was heartbroken to hear his best friend was now facing a similar...
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  • Mischa
    Meet Mischa! This adorable Whippet mix developed bladder stones and desperately needed surgery in order to survive. Her loving mom was recently widowed and struggling to make ends meet. With so much loss in her life, she was...
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  • Molly
    Little Molly was naughty one day and tore apart a pillow and ate the stuffing. She needed it removed from her stomach- to the tune of almost $2,000. Her parents were living paycheck to paycheck and already supporting...
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  • Theo
    Meet Theo, a rescue cat who is loved dearly by his mom. Poor Theo was hit by a car one day and found by the side of the road.  After taking him to the vet, they found out...
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  • Nalu
    Meet Nalu! This beautiful little girl was recently bitten by a rattlesnake in her backyard. Rattlesnake bites are highly dangerous and are often fatal without antivenin. Being an international student with a very limited budget, Nalu’s dad didn’t...
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  • 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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