Binx is an affectionate and curious four-year old kitty who landed himself in the hospital after his “mom” noticed him vomiting and not eating. The veterinarian determined that Binx had an intestinal blockage and needed immediate surgery to remove the obstruction. As a full-time college...

Meet Petey, a two year old Pit Bull Terrier! While walking outside, a rattlesnake ended up biting Petey! As with humans, rattlesnake bites to pets are emergencies because their bite can result in serious injury or death if not treated immediately. Petey’s “dad” was recently...

15-year-old Bella means everything to her dad so he tried to do everything he could to help her. When she began exhibiting signs of pain and stopped eating, he knew she needed to go to the veterinarian immediately! She was diagnosed with severe dental disease...

Meet Dodger! Dodger is a two-year old Chihuahua who needed our help after he darted out the front door one morning, before his mom got his leash on and a car hit him. Dodger’s mom rushed him directly to Veterinary Specialty Hospital, San Marcos, where...

This charming seven-year-old shih tzu is Knuckles! One day Knuckles seemed lethargic and had some weakness in his hind legs so he visited the family veterinarian. They gave him medication for some back pain, but only a few days later, he was dragging both rear...

Twelve year old Shep/Collie/Beagle mix Tricksey-Lyn wasn’t eating and was very weak. Her worried “dad” brought her to Southbay Veterinary Hospital where the vet diagnosed her with pyometra, an infection that develops in the uterus of female animals that have not been spayed. Without emergency...

Meet Alaska! This darling little two-month old kitty is always on the go! Unfortunately, one day he found himself in the wrong place at the wrong time and ended up with a fractured femur when someone accidentally stepped on him. His broken leg required immediate...

Luna, a rambunctious two-month old maltipoo, was taken to the emergency hospital after she got a little too excited while playing and fell off the couch, injuring her hind leg. Radiographs discovered a fractured femur that required urgent surgery. Without the surgery, it was possible...

“I am a recent grant recipient from this organization, and I wanted to email you all to say a big BIG thank you. I have attached photos of my baby boy, Bentley. He is in postoperative recovery from his spinal surgery for a herniated disc....

Meet Bear, a gentle giant with a heart of gold! Bear's size is only matched by his energy, but unfortunately, Bear got into a serious accident at home. He accidently hit his kennel and cut himself. When his 'parents' took him to the vet they...

Introducing Porscha, a fun-loving, affectionate one-year-old kitty! After several months of urinary issues, she was finally diagnosed with a rare medical condition. She had a birth defect where her ureters, that connected the kidneys to the bladder, emptied into an abnormal location. This caused a...

Chica is a darling, senior Chihuahua mix who suffered from advanced gum disease causing her severe pain. She required multiple teeth extractions to relieve her pain and allow her to eat properly. Chica’s adoring "mom" is on a fixed income and felt completely helpless knowing...

This adorable one-year old Chihuahua-poodle mix is Ruby! It was when Ruby began vomiting and was not interested in eating that her family became worried.  Turns out, Ruby had eaten a bone that she could not digest and lodged at the base of her esophagus....

Meet Luna! After an old injury didn't heal properly and got infected, Luna was unable to walk properly. When her "parents" took her to the vet, they said that Luna needed a leg amputation. Surviving on a fixed income of disability only, Luna’s parents had...

Milbert is a lovable two-year-old dachshund. He needed emergency surgery after ingesting some feminine products that caused an intestinal blockage. Milbert’s “mom” was unemployed during COVID and barely started her new job. The estimate for his required surgery was nowhere near something she could afford,...

Bud is a beloved 5-year-old kitty who suffered from bladder stones and needed an emergency surgery right away. His worried “dad” is currently on social security. With no other form of income, the cost of Bud’s surgery just wasn’t affordable for him. Fortunately, he reached...

Meet Morty! Four-year old Morty needed surgery to remove a very large mass on his upper left eyelid that covered 90% of his eye. The mass was not only affecting his vision and quality of life but had also become quite painful. The cost of...

James is a dashing two-year-old tuxedo kitty that brings enormous love and joy to his family. Unfortunately after issues, a veterinarian diagnosed James with bladder stones. This caused a urethral blockage, making it extremely difficult and painful for him to use the litterbox. He urgently...

Kodah is a handsome nine-month-old golden retriever who recently became extremely ill. After a few visits to their regular vet, Kodah was referred to VCA Emergency Animal Hospital & Referral Center for an ultrasound. Turns out, Kodah had eaten something that got blocked in his...

Gohan is a playful one-year old kitty with a warm heart and a love of adventuring! Unfortunately, adventure comes with its fair share of risks, and one day he didn’t come back home after he went outside. His worried family searched everywhere, yet couldn’t find...

Every dog loves to go on a walk, but for Justin, his next walk revealed that something was wrong...