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 …

Lucas the Lucky Terrier – Hit by a Car, Puppy Makes Third Visit to Shelter in Weeks

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: Over $7,000 When Lucas was first adopted out of the San Jose animal shelter, he was a perfectly healthy, scruffy puppy. His adopter wasn’t feeling so sure about him at first and therefore returned him to the shelter. This was Lucas’ second time in the shelter. Read More …

Simon The Cat – Hit By Car, Head Trauma

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $5,000-$7,000 Simon was adopted from the San Jose Animal Care Center as a tiny kitten. Eight years later and 10 pounds heavier, he ended up in our care again. Simon was found after being hit by a car on Saturday, September 26, 2015. He was in Read More …