BLACK BEARD – 23608
Safe - 4-6-2018 Manhattan
BLACK BEARD – 23608
Location: Manhattan; Intake Date: 3/24/18; Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue; Sex: Male; Age: 18 years; Weight: 11.8 lbs
Zip Code: 10560
Vet Notes: 5:51 PM –DVM Intake Exam: Estimated age: 18yo Microchip noted on Intake?Microchip Number (If Applicable): History : o/s. O states p is urinating around the home.
Subjective: BAR. Barking in cage. Did not like face being touched during eye and oral exam, growled. Well behaved during remainder of PE and med handling. Observed Behavior -Objective: T = P = wnl R = wnl BCS 4/9. EENT: OU iris atrophy and nuclear sclerosis, OS possible asteroid hyalosis. AU clean. AS on outter pinna, 1cm raised bleeding lesion/mass. No nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: severe dental disease PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic. ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated. U/G: MI, 2 testicles. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, fair hair coat. 3cm firm dermal mass, freely moveable, on right caudal lumbar area. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. Rectal: normal externally Assessment:
geriatric, nuclear sclerosis, iris atrophy, asteroid hyalosis, AS mass, right lumbar mass. Prognosis: fair, pending further work-up on masses Plan: – cleaned AS mass with dilute chlorhexidine. – cbc, chem, t4 – clavamox 62.5mg PO BID x 10 day, for bleeding AS mass and dental disease – post placement consider FNA/biopsy of masses SURGERY:
Permanent waiver due to age. Vet Notes: 6:39 PM- low HCT 34.6 (37.3-61.7) Retic 45.3 (10.0-110) high WBC 17.70 (5.05-16.76). high Neut 12.27 (2.95-11.64) high PLT 1681 (148-484) CBC nsf. T4 normal A: mild nonregen anemia. mild mature neutrophilia P: no immediate concern at this time. consider repeating blood work in 3-4 weeks.
Intake behavior: Blue (allowed some handling)
Profile: Animal Behaviour Saved At: 3/24/2018. Animal ID: 23608. Animal Name: Black Beard. Breed: Small Mixed Breed Date of Intake: 24-Mar-2018. Spay/Neuter Status: Unknown.
Black Beard is a roughly 18 year old dog whom was gotten from a giveaway and kept in the same home for 18 years. Unfortunately due to lack of time he was unable to be kept.
Previously lived with: 1 adult
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers he is described as friendly and plays gentle
How is this dog around children? Around children he is described as respectful and plays gentle
How is this dog around other dogs? Around dogs he is described as respectful and plays gentle
How is this dog around cats? He has not been socialized with cats so this behavior is currently unknown.
Resource guarding: He is described to have resource guarding when attempting to touch his food or treats.
Bite history: He has no known bite histories.
Energy level/descriptors: low energy level
Black beard is known to use the bathroom outside but will have potty accidents indoors. He is nervous with loud storms or fireworks, He will growl and snap when attempting to touch his food or treats however isn’t bothered with having his toys touched. He will bark when unfamiliar people approach his home or owner but isn’t bothered with being held or restrained, being disturbed while asleep, being given a bath, being brushed or having his nails trimmed.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes: He has no known medical issues.
For a New Family to Know: Black Beard is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow yet excitable and independent. He enjoys playing with balls and bones. He was being free fed Pedigree dry food, will have daily potty accidents, is well behaved when he is left alone, was being walked 3-4 times a day, pulls lightly on leash and off leash he wanders but comes when he is called.
Upon intake Black Beard allowed all handling. He was affectionate and sought to be petted. He had a relaxed body and wagging tail. He allowed being collared and having his picture taken and allowed being lifted and placed into a kennel.
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