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.

  • Puppy
    This cute Calico’s name is “Puppy!” Puppy was only 4 months old when she ate something that her little tummy was unable to digest. She began vomiting and refused to eat. Her frantic pet parents took her to...
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  • Tigg
    “Tigg” is a big boy with lots of personality! Shortly after moving to the area with his loving family, Tigg swallowed a ball that became lodged in his intestine and surgery to remove it was going to cost...
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  • Sebastian
    FACE grantee “Sebastion” belongs to a self-employed pet parent who loves him very much. She lives with her father who has Dementia and she relies on Sebastian to help her enjoy life as much as possible. One day,...
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  • Trident
    Trident is a 10 month old kitty belonging to a veteran struggling with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. This gentleman barely survives off government assistance and his cat means the world to him. Recently, mischievous Trident got into some...
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  • Chubbs
    FACE grantee “Chubbs” is lucky to be alive today. This adorable little Pomeranian has 3 human siblings, ages 3, 4, and 5, and a single-parent who provides for all of them. Single-mom Julietta works and lives paycheck to...
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  • Harley
    This smiling pup is “Harley!” Harley belongs to a family with 3 teenagers and their sole provider is a single mother with no child support. They survived paycheck to paycheck and were in the process of moving when...
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  • Daisy Roy
    FACE grantee “Daisy” is the sweetest little German Pointer mix who is adored by her family. One day, this sweetheart started acting different and her human mom decided to take her to the vet. Within hours, Daisy lost...
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  • Brownie H
    Meet “Brownie!” This chocolate Labrador belongs to a full-time student who works as an office assistant to make ends meet. One day, his human mom came home to find her sweet boy with a major injury. Upon examination...
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  • Tansy Star
    “Tansy Star” is a sassy little thing who was born with a congenital birth defect. At only 4 months old, Tansy Star was facing a life-threatening medical condition. She had a hernia on her diaphragm that required immediate...
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  • Zoe M.
    This pretty Pittie is FACE grantee “Zoe!” Zoe had been with her family for almost 5 years when she suddenly became very sick. Her normally playful self was lethargic and when she began vomiting her family knew they...
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  • Pete
    Meet “Pete!” Pete’s human mom is a single parent to a young daughter with Infantile Diplegic Cerebral Palsy who relies on Pete for emotional stability and support. When Pete broke his leg she didn’t know how she would...
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  • Daisy R.
    Beautiful “Daisy” is adored by her entire family. With three teenage siblings, Daisy is never alone or in need of attention. Her family had fallen on hard times when their father lost his job. His wife was already...
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  • Token
    “Token” is a kind and loving Bull Terrier who loves everyone, which is why his pet parents were so shocked to find out he had been bitten by another dog. Token’s ear was severely damaged and his vet...
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  • Quinn
    Meet FACE grantee “Quinn” and her adorable puppies! Not too long ago, Quinn surprised her “mom” when her vet discovered she was pregnant. Already a single mother to three kids, Quinn’s pet parent had not anticipated more puppies....
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  • Nisa
    Meet “Nisa”! This irresistibly adorable poodle mix is loved by her “mom.”Nisa loves to play, and one day when she was playing with the other family dog, she somehow badly dislocated her hip. After rushing her to the...
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  • Cubby
    “Cubby” is a happy, care-free kitty who loves his family dearly. After being rescued from the San Diego Humane Society, Cubby became very close to his eight year old human brother, a survivor of cancer.  Life was great...
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  • Sophie
    Sweet “Sophie” is a Miniature Pinscher who is the heart of her family. Her best friends are her two human siblings, eight year old twin boys. Poor Sophia struggled with spine conditions for a couple of years until...
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  • Pedro
    “Pedro” is a vivacious little Terrier with a big appetite! His appetite got him in trouble one day when a chicken bone became lodged in his throat. Pedro’s human mom had to pay for several failed procedures until...
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  • Jasmine H
    “Jasmine” has an adventurous spirit and loves going on trips with her human mom. She got impatient one day and escaped from her home, when she was tragically hit by a car. Her “mom” was heartbroken to see...
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  • Misty
    Meet “Misty,” a five year old Miniature Schnauzer who is her “mom’s” best friend. A recent graduate, Misty’s mom was beginning to work as a school teacher and live independently when Misty was in an altercation with another...
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