Foxtails Everywhere: Dogs & Owners Beware!

It’s foxtail season! Those pesky grass awns may seem innocuous when you’re walking around outside, but they certainly can be troublesome. Foxtails can easily burrow their way into your dog’s body and become a major problem! Don’t know what foxtails look like? Check out this google image search… This dog came into the shelter with swollen paws Read More …

Danny – Massive Testicular Tumor Removed

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,000 When Danny showed up at the shelter, he was brought to the medical department for the veterinarians to examine because he had a very large bulging mass on his belly. At the San Jose Animal Care Center, having a mass doesn’t mean an animal has cancer Read More …

Large Mass Removed by Shelter Vet, Dog’s Vision Saved

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,500-3,000 I received a phone call from a veterinary technician at the San Jose Animal Care Center on the weekend informing me that a dog had just come in with a large ulcerated mass coming out of its eye. Without any photo or video to aid my imagination, Read More …