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 …

Poodle Mix with Irreversible Quadriceps Contracture

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,500 In June we had a Poodle Mix in our care at the San Jose Animal Care Center that had a peg leg. Essentially the dog’s right hind leg was not able to bend in a normal way so it just stuck out and got in Read More …

Dog and Owner Attacked, Reunited by Shelter

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $3,000-4,000 Meet Broozer! Broozer and his owner were attacked by another dog. While his owner ended up in the hospital, Broozer ended up at the San Jose Animal Care Center as an emergency. Despite sustaining a open fracture to the tibia on his left hind leg along with some Read More …