Cat’s Severely Injured Leg Narrowly Avoids Amputation

A sociable, black community cat was being looked after by a member of the San Jose community. One day the person noted that the cat wasn’t using one of his legs so this individual brought the cat to the San Jose animal shelter for evaluation. The shelter’s veterinary team noted that the cat’s right hind leg was Read More …

Tumbleweed’s Makeover

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…

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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 …

Head Trauma & More – Studly’s Survival Story

In late September, Animal Services officers rescued Studly and brought him to the San Jose animal shelter. Studly was in poor shape. He had a large laceration to his upper lip and a gruesome degloving injury to his jaw that was so severe, half of his jaw bone was exposed. Studly’s situation was the worst degloving injury to a jaw Read More …