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 …

Community Effort Helps Injured Grumpy Feral Cat

A few months ago, a very vocal and grumpy feral cat was brought to the San Jose Animal Care Center. The female cat was immediately brought to the shelter’s veterinary clinic because the person who brought the cat in had noted that she had a wound on herback. When the cat was brought to the shelter’s clinic – and despite Read More …

Animal Shelter Staff Visit Homeless Encampment to Provide Pet Supplies and Veterinary Servces to Residents’ Pets

On August 27, 2014, a team from San Jose Animal Care & Services visited the homeless encampment on Story Road in San Jose to provide supplies as well as veterinary services to the pets that belonged to the residents of the encampment. Amongst the team members were medical staff, including Dr. Ostermann, Animal Services Officers, Read More …