After Max accidentally got out and was hit by a car, his family did everything they could to raise money for his emergency surgery. Max’s “parents” had both been working in the food service industry and when restaurants started closing due to COVID, they both...

Meet Rosie, the adorable 6-month-old Maltipoo! Rosie loves running around with her family but had recently gotten into a bit of trouble after playing a little too rough. 😔 She had failed to catch herself after a fall and was left with a broken leg....

After being adopted as a puppy from Second Chance Dog Rescue, Scout and her “mom” have been inseparable for 7 wonderful years! When Scout showed signs of neck and back pain, her mom rushed her to the vet. The team at Veterinary Specialty Hospital- Sorrento...

This photo perfectly explains why Chops’ nickname is “Grumpy Sunshine.” Despite his expression, Chops is a happy and playful Siamese who has been with his family for over 8 years! After showing signs of a urinary tract disease, Chops was rushed to Veterinary Specialty Hospital...

This playful little chihuahua is 6- month old Chiquita! While Chiquita looks happy and healthy here, she was recently fighting for her life after eating a lethal dose of anti-inflammatory pills. If left untreated, Chiquita would not be with us today. She needed immediate hospitalization...

Meet Chloe, pictured here with her three beautiful babies! Chloe is doing a fabulous job as a new mother now, but she experienced some serious complications with the delivery… Chloe had to be rushed to the veterinarian for an emergency cesarean or she, and...

Bubba was adopted from a rescue two years ago by his loving pet parents. He was an otherwise healthy boy, so when he started showing signs of distress his dads were shocked. Bubba started panting heavily, stopped eating and drinking, and strained to urinate. Bubba...

When DZ’s original owners were unwilling to take responsibility for him, he was adopted by his “dad”, Roy! Roy is an international student at UCSD and has little left over after paying for tuition and basic living expenses. When DZ broke his leg, Roy was...

Marley’s family has been struggling financially due to the COVID pandemic. With reduced hours at work and schools being closed, the family had been having trouble managing household and childcare expenses. They were not prepared to pay for emergency vet care. Unfortunately, that is when...

This handsome pug is Milo! When Milo started having trouble using the restroom, his family brought him to a veterinarian ASAP. Milo’s “dad” is a veteran who lives paycheck to paycheck. He hoped that Milo’s condition was not serious and was heartbroken to learn that...

Melody’s family had been living off their savings while waiting for unemployment benefits to kick in. Due to the COVID crisis, the process to claim unemployment had been longer than normal, leaving the family unprepared for a medical emergency. At what seemed like the worst...

This little cutie is Selena, a 4-year-old French bulldog who suddenly lost function of her back legs. Her family rushed her to the veterinarian who suspected that Selena had a spinal cord disease that threatened to leave her paralyzed. The timing could not have been worse...

12-years-old Pip has been a source of great comfort and companionship to her family. Pip’s "mom" is permanently disabled and relies on a fixed income to make ends meet. Pip was an otherwise healthy dog, but recently developed a life-threatening uterine disease and needed emergency...

After accidentally falling off a bed, 6-month-old Odin was left with two broken hind legs. He needed emergency surgery to fix the fracture and stand on his own again. He had a good chance at a full recovery with treatment, but Odin’s family couldn’t afford...

This fashionable feline is Tashi, a special little kitty who loves dressing up and taking selfies with his “mom.” After a tumor started growing on Tashi’s neck, his mom took him to the vet. Unfortunately, it was cancer. After paying for the surgery to remove...

As weather warms, please take extra precaution to protect pets from venomous critters. Unfortunately, sometimes there is only so much one can do to shield pets from a medical emergency… Ivy, a 2-year-old Husky, was recently bit when she got too close to a rattlesnake’s hiding...

Look at that happy smile! When Kyle stopped eating and started acting down, his family knew something was very wrong. They rushed him to Penasquitos Pet Clinic who found he had accidentally eaten a large bone that needed to be surgically removed in order for...

Blazer is usually a happy cat who loves playing with toys. When he started acting lethargic, his “mom” knew something was wrong. She rushed him to the veterinarian where he was diagnosed with a urinary blockage. When treatments failed to fix the issue, the doctors...

Rocky’s family has had some ups and downs financially. After a cycling hit and run accident in 2016, the family was left with a large medical bill and damaged credit. They had been working on getting their finances in order when the COVID-19 health crisis...

Chopper is a working dog, supporting his “dad” as a service animal. Chopper’s job is very important, so when he suddenly lost movement of his back legs, Chopper’s dad did everything he could to save his companion. Chopper was referred to our friends at Veterinary...

Daisy is a 7-month-old Jack Russell who was rushed to the veterinarian after her family noticed her dragging her hind and straining to go to the bathroom. X-rays confirmed that she had a bone obstruction that needed to be removed surgically. Due to the coronavirus...