BUTTERCUP – A1114395
Safe - 6-12-2017 Manhattan
BUTTERCUP – A1114395
**SAFER: NEW HOPE ONLY**
FEMALE, BLACK / BROWN, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 9 yrs
STRAY – STRAYAVAI, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ MINOR Intake Date 06/06/2017, From NY 10452, DueOut Date 06/09/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 9 years Microchip noted on Intake? placed on intake History : brought in as a stray Subjective: QAR Observed Behavior – nervous/timid but allows handling; will bite when RH is manipulated – RH lameness Objective BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, mild serous nasal discharge Oral Exam: mm lgt pk, hypersalivation; mod-severe tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: intermittent arrhythmia; grade III-IV heart murmur ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female; no spay scar or tattoo noted MSI: RH-non weight bearing lameness; pain on sl extension of hip-poss hip luxation mild paraparesis abrasions along ventral abdomen and L thigh small open wound on medial aspect of R hock, draining small amount of serosanguinous d/c CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Heart murmur/arrhythmia-r/o valvular disease vs other RH lameness-poss hip luxation, r/o pelvic fx vs other; suspect HBC vs other trauma wound/abrasions-suspect trauma, r/o HBC vs other Plan Rec’d CXR and RH/pelvic rads Rec’d cardiac work up including ECG and echo Convenia inj Rec’d hydromorphone TID, gave 0.2 ml SQ at 13:45 Carprofen injection today (0.14 ml), continue rimadyl tomorrow if eating Prognosis: fair SURGERY: permanent waiver due to heart murmur
KNOWN HISTORY: None
Unaltered Female, Stray
Summary: Due to her current medical condition, Buttercup is not an appropriate candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time. The behavior department believes Buttercup would benefit best from placement with a New Hope Rescue who can meet her needs medically and then assess behavior once she is in a stable environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Buttercup to new and unfamiliar situations. Buttercup appears to be calm, she has allowed all handling in shelter without any issue and attempts to seek handler attention.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 6/6/17
Upon intake, Buttercup allowed handling.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/6/17
During her initial medical exam, Buttercup was tense.
We have no history on Buttercup so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center, she displays medium-low level of activity.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only (Due to medical)
_X_Place with a New Hope partner: The behavior department believes Buttercup would benefit best from placement with a New Hope Rescue who can meet her needs medically and then assess behavior once she is in a stable environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Buttercup to new and unfamiliar situations. Buttercup appears to be calm, she has allowed all handling in shelter without any issue and attempts to seek handler attention.
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