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 …

Plastic Ring Stuck on Dog’s Tooth Causes Damage

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1,250+ At the San Jose Animal Care Center, we evaluate the teeth of all animals that go up for adoption. Dogs with dental issues are given the care they need, which may include a full dental exam, cleaning, polishing, x-rays, and extractions. Dental work is labor Read More …

Danny – Massive Testicular Tumor Removed

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,000 When Danny showed up at the shelter, he was brought to the medical department for the veterinarians to examine because he had a very large bulging mass on his belly. At the San Jose Animal Care Center, having a mass doesn’t mean an animal has cancer Read More …