CHAGGE – 15089
CHAGGE – 15089
14Y Male Brown Small Mixed Breed, Owner Surr:12/1/2017
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 14 yo; Microchip noted on Intake? neg; History : O surrender O reported that p not eating/drinking, lethargic, not moving much lately. ; Subjective: On intake, p ambulating normally, good energy, and eating. Friendly and good for medical handling and examination. Objective ; T =; P = wnl; R = eup; BCS 7/9; EENT: OU nuclear sclerosis and cherry eyes, dried discharge. Ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. Oral Exam: severe dental disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: no overt masses palpated. difficult to palpate, abd tense but non painful. U/G: intact male, 2 testicles; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, multiple dermal masses, dirty unkempt hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: normal externally; Assessment: geriatric intact male; cherry eye OU; skin tags; nuclear sclerosis; dental disease; Prognosis: fair; Plan: recommend over turning euthanasia request; ctm in MACC until transfer/adoption; cbc/chem/t4 — NSF; recommend OU cherry eye surgery; consider dental ; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
This animal came from: Friend
Date of Intake; 1-Dec-2017
Chagge is a brown and black small mixed breed dog. Chagge is 14 years old and was surrender due the previous owners medical concerns.
Previously lived with: 2 Adults and 2 Kids
How is this dog around strangers? Chagge around strangers is described to be friendly, playful, outgoing and exuberant for both kids and adults. Chagge from time to time may bark at strangers but just to get attention.
How is this dog around children? Chagge has been around kids from the ages 2-8 and is known to be relaxed, playful and respectful.
How is this dog around other dogs? Chagge has never been around other dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Chagge has been around one cat while with the previous owners for seven years, he was known to be respectful. He would generally keep to himself but from time to time they would fight and run away from each other.
Resource guarding: Unknown
Bite history: Chagge has never bitten or scratched a person or animal nor has anything bitten or scratched Chagge.
Energy level/descriptors: low
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? Yes
The previous stated in recent days Chagge has been acting lethargic, reverse sneezing and eating and drinking less.
For a New Family to Know
Chagge is described as friendly and affectionate with a low activity level. Chagge enjoys to play, sit around and chew on toys. Chagge has been mostly kept indoors and sleeps with a blanket in the bedroom with the owner or the kids. He primarily eats Pedigree dry food and is mostly house-trained. Chagge is known to have accidents once or twice a month either urinating or defecating. Chagge does normally goes potty outside on the cement and when left alone in the home is well-behaved. Chagge also knows the commands “sit”, “come”, and “stay”.
For exercise Chagge went on slow walks on leash twice a day for twenty minutes and pulls slightly on leash.
Chagga during intake was walking with no issues, was friendly and showed a soft body and was looking for attention. Chagge enjoyed being pet, handled and collared with no issues and showed a healthy appetite when given food.
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