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 …

This is what happens when you don’t brush your dog’s teeth…

I brush my teeth every day. I would hope and expect you do the same. If we didn’t brush our teeth, not only would we have bad breath, but our teeth would accumulate tartar, cavities and other problems that are not only very painful, but could cause us to lose our teeth! So what about Read More …

Full Mouth Extractions on a Maltese

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000-4,000+ Upon being brought to the shelter, this Maltese was turning heads. It wasn’t for a good reason. The stench that emanated from the dog’s mouth was so nauseating that you would gag upon smelling it, even from a distance. This Maltese had severe dental disease. Read More …