When Disaster Strikes: Animal Shelter’s Heroic Rescue of Goats from a Fire

On May 25, 2017, the veterinary team at the San Jose Animal Care Center was finishing up the day’s surgical procedures when they were contacted by the Animal Services Officers who notified them that goats had been injured in a wildfire in Milpitas, California. The officers could not immediately see the condition of the goats Read More …

Doggie Makeover – Terrified Matted Dog Gets Groomed

This terrified little dog entered the San Jose animal shelter with an overgrown haircoat that was covered in painful mats. He was filthy. The dog was not overly friendly, so it wasn’t initially passing its behavior evaluation. Suspecting that the dog’s behavior was attributed, at least in part, to the pain he was feeling from Read More …