AXEL – A1114171
Gone - 6-8-2017 Manhattan
My name is AXEL. My Animal ID # is A1114171.
I am a male tan and cream labrador retr and am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/04/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
06/07/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Axel A1114171 is at risk due to medical condition. Please see exam notes below.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/07/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 33.0 LBS.
urine looked a little dark – possibly bloody? no vomit seen
06/04/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/04/17 18:54 Finder was able to approach animal and bring her home. Behavior during intake: Axel had a stiff body at first during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a mc, collar and take a picture without any issues. Animal began to relax and solicited attention from counselor.
06/06/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Axel is a small Labbish young man with dark velvety eyes beautifully dressed in a cream and honey color coat. He is not a happy camper as he suffers from bladder stones, causing him great discomfort. Our veterinarians are attending to him, of course, but surgery has been advised as well as a transfer to a veterinary hospital. Axel is trying his best to deal with his discomfort. He accepted my leash and we went for a short walk in the yard. He needed to relieve himself many times. He was wary but welcomed my petting. Bladder and kidneys stone are treatable but are very tough for the patient, causing a lot of pain and discomfort. Once ridden from those rocks and placed on a proper diet, Axel will be a totally different pooch and I bet, a wonderful friend. Consider helping him. He is a very cute little guy….
06/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 6/4/17 Unaltered Male, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 6/6/17 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful, his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is between his legs, body stiff, mouth closed Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Axel appeared fearful and anxious during his assessment, focusing on the door, panting, and avoiding the assessor. PLAYGROUP: 6/7: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Axel is fearful, and offers defensive correction when approached. At this time, the behavior department recommends allowing Axel a period of decompression outside the care center before immediate follow up on behavior around other dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace, to respectful dogs. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 6/4/17 Upon intake, Axel had a tense body. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:6/4/17 During his initial medical exam, Axel was jumping away and did not allow handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Axel so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Axel is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Axel gives clear warnings when he is uncomfortable and does seem to choose to avoid or retreat when given the opportunity, but if prevented from moving away there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear-based aggression. It is important to move slowly with Axel, to build positive associations (treats/toys/praise), and to allow Axel to initiate interactions with new people. He should never be forced to greet or to interact if she is not comfortable and soliciting attention. _X_Anxiety: Axel diaplys a high level of anxiety in the care center, panting and pacing during his assessment. We have no history on him in a home environment so it is not known if this behavior will, arise in a future home. Positive reinforcement, reward based training is advised to deal with this issue should it arise in the home. Giving Axel alternative things to do, such as Kongs and puzzle toys, is recommended. He should be interacted with in a slow, calm manner and never be forced to submit to petting or handling. Axel should be given time to acclimate to his new home.
06/07/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
6/7: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Axel is fearful, and offers defensive correction when approached. At this time, the behavior department recommends allowing Axel a period of decompression outside the care center before immediate follow up on behavior around other dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace, to respectful dogs.
06/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Intact male Estimated age: 4 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : Patient was urinating blood.. Subjective: Intact male dog having hematuria and dermatitis Observed Behavior – Do not tolerated handling. Do not tolerates to be muzzled. Jumping. Evading cpontact. Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective T 105.1 F P = 120 bpm BCS- 5 EENT: Eyes- discoloration around the eyes, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: dental staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: painful and tense. bladder filled with had material, no masses palpated U/G: intact male, urinating blood, not obbstructed. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: enlarged protate Radiographs- lateral abdomen- bladder stone, sharp borders. Assessment Bladder stone hematuria fever Prostatitis Plan Sedated with 0.4 ml telazol IM 350 ml LRS sq 150 mg enrofloxacin IM once 60 mg carprofen SQ once Strat tomorrow: 1/2 tablet ( 75 mg) carprofen BID PO with food 250 mg amoxi clav BID PO for 14 days 1/2 tablet ( 136 mg) Enrofloxacin BID PO for 14 days Hospitalization with antibiotics is indicated. Cystotomy is indicated reevaluation other prostate is indicated. New hope will try to find an sponsior for the cystotomy. Prognosis: fair Temprorary waived for surgery due to fever and bladder stones.
06/06/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
06/06/17 08:28 Hx: admitted to BACC 2 days ago as stray, large bladder stone on Rads with hematuria and stranuria, Temp 105 S: energetic, eating well, polydypsic and pollakiuric, friendly on lead but becomes tense and nervous when restraine, begins to alligator roll when muzzled but then calms down and allows exam O: well hydrated EENT: no discharge AU/OU/nares Oral: moderate dental tartar CV: NMA, s&s pulses, pink moist mm Resp: clear lungs, eupnic Abd: not palpated due to behavior UG: intact male MS: 4x ambulatory, BCS 4/9 Neuro: BAR, no obvious neuro deficits, complete neuro exam not performed A: cystolithiasis w hematuria mild dermatitis P: cwct temporary waiver from neuter at ACC, as cystotomy should be done asap and ,may be neutered under same anesthetic event recommend cystotomy +/- neuter
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