Lab Puppy Fractured Jaw: Banana’s Second Chance

A 7-week old yellow Labrador Retriever puppy, later named Banana, was brought to the San Jose Animal Care Center by his owners – the people who bred him and his siblings – and surrendered him for euthanasia. The tiny puppy’s jaw hung loose, mouth agape, after the puppy’s sire chomped on his head according to Read More …

Darla – Attacked by Other Dog in Home, Surrendered to Shelter Bleeding from Bite Wounds

Poor Darla was extremely timid when she came to the San Jose shelter, which was understandable given that she had just been attacked by her family’s other dog and was actively bleeding. Darla’s owners surrendered her to the shelter, choosing to keep the other dog that had been the aggressor during the altercation. We walked Darla 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 …

Roger – Surrendered by Owners to Shelter After Sustaining Severe Injury

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000+ Roger hobbled in to the medical clinic at the San Jose Animal Care Center on three legs, holding his front right leg up as best he could. This leg was severely lacerated, almost completely cut off! Aside from the injury to his front right leg, Roger had Read More …

Dog and Owner Attacked, Reunited by Shelter

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000-4,000 Meet Broozer! Broozer and his owner were attacked by another dog. While his owner ended up in the hospital, Broozer ended up at the San Jose Animal Care Center as an emergency. Despite sustaining a open fracture to the tibia on his left hind leg along with some Read More …