Obstipated Yorkie and the Glamorous Life of a Vet

A little Yorkie ended up in the care of the San Jose Animal Care Center, a municipal animal shelter in San Jose, California. During the Yorkie’s physical examination, it was noted that the little guy had a bulge on his hind end to the right side of his tail and adjacent to his anus. It Read More …

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Dog Struggling to Give Birth with Dead Puppy Stuck, Surrendered to Shelter for Euthanasia

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,000+ *** NOTE: This post discusses a condition known as “dystocia” in which an animal has difficulty giving birth. Dystocia is an emergency and animals in dystocia should be seen by a veterinarian immediately. Failure to seek veterinary care immediately could result in the death of the mother and/or Read More …