Poodle Mix with Irreversible Quadriceps Contracture

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $2,500 In June we had a Poodle Mix in our care at the San Jose Animal Care Center that had a peg leg. Essentially the dog’s right hind leg was not able to bend in a normal way so it just stuck out and got in Read More …

Before & After: Cavalier King Charles Gets Second Chance After Extensive Surgery to Remove Tumors

Cost of Care provided by the San Jose Animal Care Center: $4,000+ An adorable 12-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel came to us at San Jose Animal Care & Services with multiple problems. The most obvious problem was the large mass that was on the front right of her chest. Though her long locks covered and concealed much of her body, Read More …

Before & After – Vinnie’s Puppy Strangles Didn’t Stop Him From Finding a Forever Home

One of the things I love about shelter medicine is the ability of a shelter and its staff to take an animal that would easily be overlooked or considered for euthanasia and give them a chance to heal and get a second shot at life. There are many animals that come into the shelter broken, Read More …