Two Fractures, One Leg

A handsome cat, who came to be described as “aggressively affectionate,” was brought to the San Jose animal shelter with a concern about one of his hind legs. He was reportedly not using one of them. The shelter’s veterinary team examined the handsome cat and tentatively diagnosed him with a femur fracture near his knee Read More …

Orbit

Orbit arrived at the San Jose Animal Shelter with severe wounds to one of her hind legs. Check out her video to see what happened to Orbit…

Ned – Mustache Kitten with Extreme Leg Fracture

Ned the mustache kitten has been adopted. We thought he had found his forever home. Unfortunately, we were wrong. When Ned became injured shortly after being adopted and stopped using one of his legs, his adopters decided they would rather return him to the shelter than take responsibility for their new family member. Upon being returned to the 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 …

Vets Stumped by X-rays of Cat With Bad Leg

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000+ Teddy arrived at the shelter for the second time in May of 2015. While he had been in our care before and adopted out, circumstances brought him into our care again. Unfortunately, this time he had a bad leg. For some unknown reason, Teddy was limping on his Read More …

San Jose Shelter Teams Up to Fix Dog’s Busted Knee

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000 The scruffy, out-of-control hairdo on this 10-pound female pooch was perhaps the first thing you would have noticed. The second thing you would likely have noticed is that she walked strangely. Her left hind leg didn’t do much. It mostly just dangled. Veterinarians were alerted Read More …