Lab Puppy Fractured Jaw: Banana’s Second Chance

A 7-week old yellow Labrador Retriever puppy, later named Banana, was brought to the San Jose Animal Care Center by his owners – the people who bred him and his siblings – and surrendered him for euthanasia. The tiny puppy’s jaw hung loose, mouth agape, after the puppy’s sire chomped on his head according to Read More …

Lab Mix with Mass on Elbow Undergoes Surgery

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2000 When this lab mix entered the shelter, we noted the large mass arising from his elbow and feared for the worst. We were not sure whether it was within our abilities to remove the mass given the location, since we didn’t know how deep the mass Read More …