Puppy with Head Trauma Recovers at Shelter

Someone found a little puppy laying on the lawn – motionless – and they decided to call San Jose Animal Care & Services. An Animal Services Officer responded to the call and found the puppy as it had been described. The officer transported the puppy back to the San Jose Animal Care Center and informed Read More …

Shelter Kitten’s Blood-Filled Eye

A group of three kittens arrived together at the San Jose animal shelter. One of the kittens was not like the others. His left eye was filled with blood, obscuring his vision. What happened to the kitten’s blood-filled eye? While there are many reasons that an animal’s eye can be filled with blood, a condition Read More …

Stash – Shelter Dog with Head Trauma

Stash may be missing an eye, but he’s lucky to be alive with the head trauma he sustained. Watch his video tail to see his journey…

Facial Reconstruction Surgery on a Pomeranian

On November 3, 2016, Animal Services Officers brought Leonard, a Pomeranian, to the San Jose animal shelter’s veterinary clinic. Leonard had clearly sustained some sort of head trauma. The front part of his lower jaw was hanging down and dripping blood. On closer inspection, the veterinary medical team could see his lower incisor teeth pointing downward instead of Read More …

Cat’s Blood-Filled Eye due to Head Trauma

On September 22, 2016, a cat was brought to the San Jose Animal Care Center after sustaining trauma to her head. She had a blood-filled eye, and blood coming from the tissue around the eye as well as from her nose. Our veterinary team was not optimistic about the chances of being able to save the cat’s right eye, Read More …

Bobby – Trauma from Head to Tail

Bobby is one of those animals that you really wish could talk. I would love to hear his story, know the trauma he’d been through. Bobby was found by our Animal Services Officers. He had various signs of injuries, from his head to his tail. The officers immediately Bobby to the San Jose Animal Care Center’s veterinary clinic for Read More …