Two Fractures, One Leg

A handsome cat, who came to be described as “aggressively affectionate,” was brought to the San Jose animal shelter with a concern about one of his hind legs. He was reportedly not using one of them. The shelter’s veterinary team examined the handsome cat and tentatively diagnosed him with a femur fracture near his knee Read More …

Poodle Mix with Irreversible Quadriceps Contracture

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,500 In June we had a Poodle Mix in our care at the San Jose Animal Care Center that had a peg leg. Essentially the dog’s right hind leg was not able to bend in a normal way so it just stuck out and got in Read More …

Braveheart – Tiny Kitten with Near-Fatal Injuries Saved by Shelter Vets

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $5,000+ Watch the video, read the story, or, better yet, do both! Either way, this kitten’s story is sure to warm your heart! Braveheart’s story is one that I’ve posted from start to finish on Facebook. It is an inspiring story of a 1.7-pound kitten that was Read More …