ANNETTE – 32698
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ANNETTE – 32698
Location: Brookyn, Intake Date: 6/28/18, Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue, Sex: Female, Age: 10 years, Weight: 20 lbs
Original Location: 11412
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10-12yrs; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History: Stray brought in by Police, found loose on street; Subjective: Dog is Q/BARH; Observed Behavior – shy/timid, but warms up and approaches veterinarian to sniff; allowed most handling with minimal restraint (mildly resisting restraint during blood draw) Objective ; T = NA; P = 110; R = wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes – NS and/or immature cataracts OU, cherry eye OU; ears – mild-moderate erythema with mild brown waxy debris AD, AS wnl; no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Missing some teeth, Grade 1/4 dental dz remaining teeth (appears to have had dental?) PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: female intact, no scar or tattoo seen; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, thin hair coat, reddish-brown staining of nails; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: not performed; Assessment: Geriatric underlying – cherry eye OU; Prognosis: Good-Fair; Plan: Recommend rescue placement. LVT pulled blood for CBC/CS/T4. Recommend fixing cherry eye(s) at time of spay. SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Annette is a small grey and white female dog that was found loose on the street and was brought to the ACC as a stray.
Previously lived with: Unknown information
How is this dog around strangers? When meeting the staff at the ACC for the first time Annette was shy for a few minutes but then she warmed up. She allowed the counselor to pick her up and pet her with no problems.
Behavior Notes: During intake Annette allowed the counselor to collar her and take her picture with no problems.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 29-Jun-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Annette displayed no concerning behavior during her assessment. She was relaxed and allowed all handling.
Summary (1): Annette was surrender as a stray so her past behavior with other dogs is unknown.
6/29- 7/1: When off leash at the Care Centers, Annette greets a group of calm male and female dogs with a neutral posture. She explores the yard, occasionally checking in with the group.
Date of intake: 28-Jun-2018
Summary: During intake Annette allowed all handling.
Date of initial: 29-Jun-2018
Summary: shy/timid, but warms up, and allowed most handling
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Annette so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. Annette displayed low energy and movement throughout assessment, and will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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