BETA – A1124810
Safe - 9-17-2017 Brooklyn
My name is BETA. My Animal ID # is A1124810.
I am a female white and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/08/2017 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
09/13/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Beta A1124810 is at risk due to medical condition. Please see exam notes below.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/10/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 82.8 LBS.
3 view CXR to check for metastasis of MGTs: Right lateral-no signs of mets, heart has overall enlarged silhouette Left lateral-suspect metastasis in left dorsal caudal lung field and left middle lung field-not appreciated on VD VD-overall enlarged cardiac silhouette, no signs of mets Poor prognosis due to suspect metastasis
09/08/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/08/17 14:17 Limited profile, dog came in as stray. Finder stated that the dog was very well behaved and sweet in his home for the two days he had her. She spent time around her male dog and was reportedly respectful around him. Beta had a loose wiggly body with counselors and allowed for all handling.
09/12/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Merely thinking about Beta makes my heart swell…what a sweet, sweet old girl! She is often sleeping (deeply!) in her cage, but even if I have to touch her to wake her up she responds only with an “Am I dreaming?” face. She might be slow moving and have some lumps and bumps, but she is still FILLED with love, curiosity, and tail wags. She can be a bit stubborn on walks (I think not only because her body is tired but also because she’s looking to find her way back to wherever it is that she left a big chunk of her heart) but she is such lovely company I can’t even call it an exercise in patience. She seems to have some housetraining (but her bladder might not work as well as it used to!), endearingly wags her tail whenever we encounter a new face, and loves treats (she even knows “sit” and “paw”!). She puts the entire weight of her head into my hands when I scratch behind her ears and always seems grateful for attention. She is a dream girl, and Is looking for someone to take naps with her, introduce her to new cuisines, and just bask in her wisdom and best-smile-ever all day long…please come visit her at Brooklyn ACC!
09/12/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 9/8/17 Unaltered female, stray Previously lived with: Unknown SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/12/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Beta was friendly and allowed all handling. She showed no concerning behavior. PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Beta displays assertive posture in a group of calm male and female dogs. She listens to handler interruptions and explores the pens. According to Beta’s previous owner, Beta is respectful around the male dog in the home. The Behavior Department recommends that Beta be placed in a home with resident dogs that are tolerant and match her calm sociability. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 9/8/17 At intake Beta had a loose wiggly body with counselors and allowed for all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/8/17 During the initial examination Beta was very sweet. A little nervous at first but warmed up and wagged her tail. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Beta so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. Beta displayed low energy and movement throughout assessment. Beta will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
09/09/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Beta displays assertive posture in a group of calm male and female dogs. She listens to handler interruptions and explores the pens.According to Beta’s previous owner, Beta is respectful around the male dog in the home. The Behavior Department recommends that Beta be placed in a home with resident dogs that are tolerant and match her calm sociability. 9/9: When off leash at Care Center, Beta displays an assertive but soft posture around both male and female dogs. She explores her surroundings, occasionally checking in with the group. 9/10- 9/12: Beta remains tense and assertive while interacting in a group of calm male and female dogs.
09/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~10-12 years History : stray Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – very sweet. A little nervous at first but warmed up and wagged her tail Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 7/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: adult dentition, moderate dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated deeply U/G: FI, MGTs-a few small MGTs in cranial left mammary chain and very large 7-9cm multilobulated MGT on left caudal mammary chain, no vulvar d/c but vulva is edematour and hooded MSI: Ambulatory x 4 with stilted/stiff gait, skin free of parasites, ~3cm soft tissue mass on left shoulder, ~2cm dermal mass on right lateral stifle, see MGTs above, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: MGTs-a few small MGTs in cranial left mammary chain and very large 7-9cm multilobulated MGT on left caudal mammary chain ~3cm soft tissue mass on left shoulder ~2cm dermal mass on right stifle Moderate dental disease Stiff gait r/o OA Geriatric Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC 3 view CXR-scheduled for tomorrow with sedation CBC-wnl Chem-mild hyperglobulinemia 4.9 (2.5-4.5) T4-wnl 1.9 If bloodwork ok, rimadyl 2mg/kg PO BID x7d Prognosis: Fair to poor SURGERY: permanent waiver due to age
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