BUFFY – 21781
Safe - 3-2-2018 Brooklyn
BUFFY – 21781
8 yr. spayed brown/black, OS, 80 pounds:
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 8 years; Microchip noted on Intake? negative; History : o/s; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – whining, yelping, trying to get away, and urinated during PE. Does not like any physical contact. Muzzled for PE. Objective ; P = wnl ; R = eupneic ; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, did not touch ears due to reactivity close to face, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: no oral exam due to muzzle; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: FS (spay scar palpated and came in with spay paperwork), no MGTs, no vulvar d/c; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: Apparently healthy-geriatric; Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC; Prognosis: Excellent; SURGERY: spayed
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Date of Intake: 27-Feb-2018
Basic Information: Buffy is a 8 year old spayed brown and black large breed mix. Owner has had Buffy for 8 years and is surrendering because of a personal situation.
Previously lived with: 2 Adults and 2 teenagers
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers Buffy is friendly and outgoing. Buffy plays gently with adults
How is this dog around children? Buffy has lived with teenagers and has been around children of all ages. Around children Buffy is relaxed and playful. Buffy plays gently with children.
How is this dog around other dogs? Buffy has not lived with other dogs and around other dogs outside Buffy is playful. Buffy plays gently with other dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Buffy has lived with 2 cats and chases them. Any time Buffy sees the cats she will chase them but has never caught them.
Resource guarding: Buffy will growl when her food bowl is approached or when having bones and treats taken away. When buffys Toys or bed is approached she will start to whine. Buffy does not go on the furniture at home. Buffy isnt bothered when being held, restrained or disturbed while sleeping. Buffy enjoys getting brushed and is ok with getting bathes. Buffy does not like getting her nails trimmed and will pull away. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Buffy will bark. When someone unfamiliar approaches the owner Buffy isnt bothered but will begin to whine if they are touched.
Bite history: Buffy does not have a bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: medium
Other Notes: Buffy is calm during storms and fireworks. Buffy does not like her ears or tail touched and will whine.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know: Buffy was described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, mellow, excitable and independent. Buffy enjoys playing with rope toys, chew bones and balls. Buffy knows how to play fetch and tug. When home with Buffy she will follow you around. Buffy is house trained and goes on two walks a day. Buffy prefers to go to the bathroom on grass. On the leash Buffy pulls hard and when off the leash Buffy will wander forward but come back when called. Buffy is well behaved when left in the house and yard alone. Buffy eats Beniful dry food and usually has a full bowl with 4 to 6 cups left out for her. Buffy knows the hand commands sit ( closed fist) and lay down( open hand palm up). When its time for bed Buffy likes to sleep on her bed.
Behavior Notes: During intake Buffy walked around the lobby and would whine at times. Buffy came up to the counselor with a loose body. Buffy allowed to be scanned while sitting down quietly. Buffy allowed to be collared also while sitting. Buffy walked on the leash next to the counselor while inside. once outside Buffy walked a little forward on the leash without pulling.
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