Kitten with Infected Wound on Head

A little kitten came in to the shelter with an infected wound on her head. No one knew how she came to be injured. She spent weeks in the care of the San Jose Animal Care Center’s veterinary team. Her wound healed over time to the point that you could no longer tell she had Read More …

Daisy – Demodex Dog Dumped on Side of Road

Daisy had been dumped on the side of the road and found by San Jose Animal Services Officers on September 18, 2014. The officers brought Daisy to the San Jose Animal Care Center, and she was immediately taken to the shelter’s veterinary clinic. Upon entering the clinic, Daisy was diagnosed with having Demodex, a parasitic mite that lives in the Read More …

Lucas the Lucky Terrier – Hit by a Car, Puppy Makes Third Visit to Shelter in Weeks

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: Over $7,000 When Lucas was first adopted out of the San Jose animal shelter, he was a perfectly healthy, scruffy puppy. His adopter wasn’t feeling so sure about him at first and therefore returned him to the shelter. This was Lucas’ second time in the shelter. Read More …

PDA Heart Surgery for Chucky & Chia

These two heartfelt success stories were made possible thanks to the generous contributions to the Guardian Angel Program. We at the San Jose Animal Care Center are truly grateful for every donation made to help care for & save animals in need. Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: Chucky – $3,000+ Chia – $6,000+

Petey – Dog with Broken Leg Fostered to Recovery

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1,500+ On November 24, 2014, a young dog named Lucky One was transferred from United Emergency Animal Clinic to the San Jose animal shelter after being hit by a car. (The emergency clinic is contracted by the City of San Jose to provide care to shelter animals overnight Read More …

Dog Jumps out of Truck Bed, Bleeding Profusely from Paw Pads

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1,500+ There is a reason that it is illegal for dogs to ride in truck beds without being secured. It’s very dangerous! One common issue that arises is that dogs jump from the truck bed and, in the process of landing, damage the nerves that exit Read More …