When Disaster Strikes: Animal Shelter’s Heroic Rescue of Goats from a Fire

On May 25, 2017, the veterinary team at the San Jose Animal Care Center was finishing up the day’s surgical procedures when they were contacted by the Animal Services Officers who notified them that goats had been injured in a wildfire in Milpitas, California. The officers could not immediately see the condition of the goats Read More …

Officer Rescues Kitten Stuck in Wall of House

An Animal Services Officer responded to a call from a family in the San Jose community who was concerned because they could hear a kitten meowing in their house but they couldn’t locate it. The Officer responded to their home and learned that a cat had given birth to kittens in the attic. One of Read More …

Officers Rescue Deer Trapped in Fence

This week we’re heading out to Monta Vista High School in Cupertino, California with the San Jose Animal Services Officers to help rescue a deer that was trapped in a fence.

Vet & Officers Rescue Dog with Head Stuck in Fence

On October 18th, San Jose Animal Services was notified that a dog had gotten its head stuck in a wrought iron fence in an industrial area. Our team responded to the call.

Shipmate – Tiny Kitten Strangled by Net

When Shipmate was found by San Jose Animal Services Officers, the kitten was entangled in a teal colored netting material.  Not only was the material wrapped around his head, it was also very tightly wrapped around one of his front legs. The leg had swollen up to be 2-3 times larger than the normal leg. The Officer cut the netting to free the Read More …

Dog Found Actively Bleeding, Rushed to Animal Shelter for Emergency Care

An Animal Services Officer and an actively hemorrhaging dog named Jessie were 15 minutes away from the San Jose shelter.  The question was: would Jessie even be alive by the time she arrived at the animal shelter? * * * Graphic Images Below * * * * On March 3, 2016, the veterinary team at the San Jose animal shelter Read More …