AQUILOPS – 18488
Safe - 1-20-2018 Manhattan
AQUILOPS – 18488
Location: Manhattan, Intake Date: 1/17/18, Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: –, Sex: Male, Age: 13 years, Weight: — lbs, Original Location: 10472
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 13; Microchip noted on Intake? placed on DVM Intake; Microchip Number (If Applicable): History : Stray H; Subjective: QAR, Frail older dog with poor vision and condition score ; Observed Behavior – Scared and timid, allowed for examination but did not like oral exam; Objective ; T =; P = 128; R =; BCS = 3/9; EENT: Cataracts of the right eye, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: No teeth present ; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: Grade 3 heart murmur with no clinical signs, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Prolapsed penis, intact two descended testicles ; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: – Assessment: Geriatric dog with grade 3 heart murmur, unilateral cataracts, poor body condition and prolapsed penis. ; Prognosis: Fair; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age and heart murmur
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes:
Welcome to Burritoville, population: Aquilops. When I first visited his den I thought this tiny senior was already out for a walk…until I noticed a pile of bedding was breathing! Aquilops loves to snuggle-roll up in his blankets and just chill and I can’t think of an easier companion for spending cosy days pottering around the house. At 13 years old, Aquilops has already seen enough of the world to last a lifetime and now these are his retirement years, a time to relax and be pampered as he deserves. He’s very sweet-natured and appreciates soft petting but like many senior dogs with eyesight issues, he can get a little snippy if startled so gentle, careful handling is the name of the game when it comes to leashing or picking him up. Aquilops sniffs treats politely and walks well too but his ideal home would be one shared with an old soul like himself, a homebody who likes to take things slow and easy. If you’ve been searching for a loyal, low-energy pet who’s always happy to snuggle quietly by your side then here’s your chance. Visit itty bitty Aquilops at our Manhattan Care Center today and get ready to fall in love!
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 18-Jan-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog 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 stands with tail low and wagging, and comes toward the Assessor in a friendly manner when the Assessor ceases moving.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Aquilops did not approach the assessor in the assessment room but allowed the assessor to approach him. He stood still for most of the assessment, had a soft body, and allowed all handling.
Date of intake: 17-Jan-2018
Summary: Upon intake, Aquilops allowed handling.
Date of initial: 17-Jan-2018
Summary: Aquilops was tense but allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Aquilops so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a low level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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