ATHENA – 22211
Safe - 3-15-2018 Manhattan
ATHENA – 22211
Intake Date : 3/5/18 Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Yellow Age: 4 years Sex: Female
Weight: 62 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: reported to be 4 years, age consistent with exam Microchip noted on Intake? Microchip Number (If Applicable):
History :owner surrender due to changes in owner’s living situation Subjective:BAR Observed Behavior -approaches in friendly manner but tenses when approached with low growl; muzzled for exam as precaution, resisted restraint a little but allowed exam Evidence of Cruelty seen -no Evidence of Trauma seen -no Objective : BCS 6/9 EENT: OU-mild periocular alopecia; AU-mild to moderate inflammation, lichenification, alopecia and scabbing over pinna AS Oral Exam:mm pk/pigmented, moist; limited oral exam due to muzzle, rostral teeth appear mild to moderately stained with mild tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female intact, nipples enlarged, no palpable MGT MSI: Ambulatory x 4, callous over elbows and ischial wings bilaterally; mild to moderate dermatitis along paws, abdomen and perivulvular CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal:grossly normal Assessment 1. Dermatitis 2. Otitis externa
Prognosis:good Plan: -simplicef 300 mg PO SID x 10 days -recommend claro AU when sedated for spay SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Athena is a 4 year old female large mixed breed dog. She was bought from a breeder when she was a puppy. She was surrendered because her previous owner is moving and isn’t allowed pets in her new apartment.
Previously lived with: 2 adults
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers, Athena is friendly and outgoing and exuberant at play with adults.
How is this dog around children? Athena has spent time with children from newborn to age 15. She was relaxed and affectionate and exuberant at play.
How is this dog around other dogs? Athena has spent time with all types of dogs and is playful and exuberant at play.
How is this dog around cats? Athena has spent time with a stray kitten for 1 day. She would lick the kitten and follow her around the house.
Resource guarding: If her food bowl was touched while eating, Athena moved over and was relaxed. She was playful if a treat or toy was taken away from her.
Bite history: Athena has never attempted to bite a person or animal.
Energy level/descriptors: medium
Other Notes: Athena barks if she hears loud noises. She isn’t bothered if she is pushed off furniture, disturbed while sleeping, if her coat is brushed, or if her nails are trimmed. She is friendly if she is held or restrained, if she is given a bath, or if an unfamiliar person approached her home or previous owner.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes : Athena was last seen by a vet 1 year ago. She has no known injuries or medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know : Athena is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, shy, and excitable. Her previous owner likes that she’s sweet. If her previous owner was home she would follow her around. She likes to play with squeaky and stuffed toys. She likes to play fetch and tug. She was kept indoor only and at night she slept in her previous owners bed. She ate dry Dog chow. She is house trained and never had accidents in door and is wee wee pad trained. She is well behaved when left alone indoors. She knows the cues, sit, and down, speak wait and up. She was taken on walks 2-3 times a day for brisk walks. She pulls on leash and off leash she stays by your side.
Behavior Notes: Athena had a wagging tail when approached and allowed me to pet and scan her. She licked my hand and had a relaxed body. She allowed me to collar her and take her photo. When she saw another dog in the lobby, she began to pull towards him and cry. When going in her kennel she hesitated and backed away. She stepped up into the kennel with her first two paws and after she was tapped on her back paw she went in.
My medical notes are…
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 7-Mar-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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
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.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Athena approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body and solicited attention by jumping up. She was social throughout the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
PLAY GROUP :
3/6: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog, Athena tolerate polite greeting and some play solicitation. When play becomes persistent, Athena offers a brief growl, then moves away.
Date of intake: 5-Mar-2018
Summary: Athena had a relaxed body and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 5-Mar-2018
Summary: Athena allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Athena’s previous owner described her as having a medium level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
Potential challenges: Kennel presence
Potential challenges comments: Kennel presence: Athena appears fearful in her kennel, growling and trembling. She does not display this behavior outside of her kennel and it was not noted in her previous home. While we cannot be certain if this behavior will appear in any other contexts, in highly emotionally charged or stressful environments Athena may show behavior similar to what she is currently demonstrating in her kennel. We recommend potential adopters be comfortable managing this behavior and keeping themselves safe in any similar future situations.
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