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 …

Stowaway Cat Trapped in Car Engine Saved by Officer

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1500 An Animal Services Officer responded to a call from a woman who drove her car back from a park, all the while hearing strange noises coming from the engine. After a few miles, including a short stretch on the freeway, and upon arriving home, she Read More …

Kitten with Burnt Paw Pads Rests Up While She Heals

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $500 Who could resist this adorable face? This incredibly sweet and tiny kitten came into the shelter with burns to her paw pads. Fortunately, all she needed was time, pain medication and antibiotics to make a full recovery! As we waited for her paw pads to Read More …