BLUEJAY – A1079884
Safe - 7-21-2016 Manhattan
My name is BLUEJAY. My Animal ID # is A1079884.
I am a neutered male black chow chow and labrador retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/03/2016 from NY 11432, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/19/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 61.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/04/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/04/16 01:02 This dog appeared to be friendly during intake.
07/12/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Being with Bluejay is like cuddling with a big, soft plush toy! Soft, gentle, snuggly and easy he’s a pleasure to walk, seems housetrained, and never stops wagging his tail. As a matter of fact, my first introduction to BJ was hearing this tail wagging against the sides of his kennel. His dark tongue and lush coat speaks to his Chow heritage. Walking through the park was easy peasy in spite of all the festivities on Fourth of July weekend, food smells, kids, families, music – BJ was quietly by my side not phased by any of it. Off leash he sat in front of me, offered me his paw, turned down my treats, and placed his head on my lap for pettings. His teeth are white and cared for, his coat full, and his weight perfect for his size. BJ’s eyes are a bit cloudy and I suspect some vision impairment, but he manages just fine, thank you very much! Our soft, gentle, snuggly, sweet as can be teddy bear is looking for a new lap on which to lay his head. Shouldn’t it be yours?
07/06/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bluejay walks calmly on leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Bluejay followed the assessor at the end of the leash with a calm and relaxed body language when playing tag. He was not interested in toys. Bluejay did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that he can go to an Average home. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, ears back, wagging tail, open mouth. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. No interest.
07/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Bluenote has shown intial concern during off leash interaction with dogs, escalating in response to correction. He has only since had a second interaction with a muzzle, and did appear more tolerant. The behavior team feels that due to having no history on BlueJay (arrived as a stray), and limited interaction, he should be the only resident dog in a home until his behavior around dogs can be followed up on outside of the care center environment. 7/7: When off leash with other dogs, Bluejay is tense upon entering the pen. He stands tall, approaches the greeter dog, and T’s her shoulders. When corrected by the other dog, he escalates, growling and beginning to air-snap. 7/9 update: Due to his previous escalation with another dog, Bluejay is muzzled for this interaction. He greets politely and is tolerant when the greeter dog solicits play by offering paw slaps. He does appear sexually motivated, often standing tall and displaying a high, flagging tail; however, he does not attempt to mount. 7/12: Bluejay is muzzled once more. He is tense with a high tail, however then displays more interest in roaming the pen.
07/04/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative neutered male mod tartar slightly cloudy eyes dry flaky coat NOSF
07/14/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
7/14/16 Nose-licking and serous nasal discharge on rounds. Move to isolation, start doxycycline 300 mg PO SID x10 days. 1088 07/13/16 13:54 still looks good, scratch by eye healing well 07/11/16 18:54 coughing reported but appears healthy upon exam will monitor 7/716 Got scratched in playgroup. There is a 1 cm long partial-thickness laceration under pt’s right eye, with moderate bleeding. Cleaned with peroxide and applied TAB ophth to wound. Continue TAB PO BID x7 days. Add Clavamox 375 mg PO BID x7 days to cover for infection due to sensitive location. 1088
Generated on Jul 20 2016 6:00PM
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