BLOOEY – 18867
Safe - 1-31-2018 Manhattan
BLOOEY – 18867
Intake Date: 1/21/18 Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 2 years Sex: Male
Weight: 67 lb
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: Reported 1 year old Microchip noted on Intake? Negative scan on intake, MC placed. History : Owner surrender Subjective: Alert, hyper
Observed Behavior – Hyper, whining, and excitable. Allows all handling, but attempts to flee during exam. Objective : BAR, mm pink, BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: Adult dentition, scant tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Intact male, two scrotal testicles MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dandruff, collarettes at caudal right thigh, 3cm area of severe erythema at ventral abdomen just cranial to prepuce, collarettes and erythema at medial aspect thighs as well CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Externally normal Assessment: Dermatitis – ro contact vs atopy vs other Prognosis: Good with treatment Plan: Cefpodoxime 200mg SID x 7 days. Recheck in 7 days. SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Go ahead. Take a moment, catch your breath. I mean it’s not every day you encounter a face that looks like this. Yes, 2 year-old Blooey could make anything look good. A scarf, a collar, most likely a paper bag, and definitely, undoubtedly, most especially you. But don’t be fooled by Blooey’s effortless “blue steel.” This silver-coated stunner is a goof-ball-wiggle-butt-silly-
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Blooey is a 2 year old unaltered large mixed breed that the owner got from a friend when he was a few months old. The owner is surrendering because she has moved into a place where they do not allow pets. Blooey’s last vet visit was in November of 2016 for routine vaccines.
Previously lived with: adults and children
How is this dog around strangers? Blooey is very friendly around strangers.
How is this dog around children? Blooey grew up with a 4 and 7 year old, he is very friendly with them and always plays gently with them.
How is this dog around other dogs? Blooey has spent a significant amount of time with a small breed dog and he is very relaxed and playful with her. Blooey has also interacted with dogs of all sizes in dog parks and he is very playful with them.
How is this dog around cats? Blooey has never been around cats.
Resource guarding: Blooey is not bothered when his food bowl is touched while he eats or if a treat or toy is taken from him.
Bite history: Blooey has never bitten or scratched another animal or person.
Energy level/descriptors: high
Other Notes: Blooey is not bothered when he is taken off furniture, when he is restrained, when he is disturbed while he sleeps, when he is bathed, when he is brushed, or when his nails are trimmed. Blooey barks when the doorbell rings.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know : Blooey is described as friendly and affectionate. The owner’s favorite thing about Blooey is that he is very playful. Blooey likes to go out on walks. When the owner is home, Blooey follows her around. Blooey plays with any kind of toys. Blooey enjoys playing tug. Blooey has been kept mostly indoors. Blooey sleeps on the floor. Blooey is fed dry food, 1 cup twice a day. When taken outside, Blooey uses any surface. Blooey knows how to sit, come here, stay, and shake on command. For exercise, Blooey goes to off leash dog parks.
Behavior Notes: Upon intake, Blooey was very friendly and sociable. Blooey was sitting on command and appreciated being spoken to in a high pitched voice. Blooey was curious and began sniffing the area. Blooey allowed all handling. After Blooey’s owner left, he became anxious and began pacing and whining.
My medical notes are…
25-Jan-2018 Spay/Neuter Summary
Post Surgery Note: Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed lateral to incision. Start 1.5 tablet of carprofen 100 mg SID PO x 2 days as pain management.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 23-Jan-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 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 follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
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: Bloody appeared anxious in the assessment room, pacing, barking, and panting. He approached the assessor with a soft body and allowed all handling but remained anxious throughout the assessment, barking continuously.
PLAY GROUP :
1/22: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Blooey initially solicits play, then follows and attempts to mount when play is not solicited.
1/24: Blooey is highly playful when introduced to a group of female dogs.
Date of intake: 21-Jan-2018
Summary: Upon intake, Blooey was very friendly and sociable. When his owner left, he began whining and pacing
Date of initial: 21-Jan-2018
Summary: Blooey was active and whining. He allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Blooey’s previous owner described him as having a high level of activity. 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.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
Potential challenges: Anxiety
Potential challenges comments:
Anxiety: Blooey appears anxious at the care center, barking, panting, and pacing throughout his assessment. His previous owner did not report this behavior so we do not know if it will occur in a future home. If it does occur, we recommend giving him puzzle toys, long walks, and things to do to relieve his anxiety. Positive reinforcement, reward based training only should be used.
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