Animal Sheltering: More Than Just Adoption

Today, on New Year’s Eve, we tend to reflect back on the year and look forward to what may come. For us at the San Jose Animal Shelter, 2017 has been a whirlwind of a year, yet many of the lives that we have touched will never be posted on this page or shared for Read More …

Petey – Dog with Broken Leg Fostered to Recovery

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $1,500+ On November 24, 2014, a young dog named Lucky One was transferred from United Emergency Animal Clinic to the San Jose animal shelter after being hit by a car. (The emergency clinic is contracted by the City of San Jose to provide care to shelter animals overnight Read More …

How to Keep Pets Safe During Fireworks

July 4th and New Years are the days that animal shelters (and many pet owners) dread the most. These holidays are often associated with fireworks which, though beautiful, create a very scary situation for our pets. Pets tend to flood animal shelters around these holidays, particularly July 4th, because the noise generated from the firework Read More …