CHEWBACCA – 23874
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CHEWBACCA – 23874
Care Center Location: Manhattan, ZIP Code From: 11109, Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 10 years, Sex: Neutered male, Weight: 11 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: approx 10 years; Microchip noted on Intake? neg, placed by LVT; History :stray dog found in the middle of the road; Subjective:QAR; Observed Behavior -friendly, docile, allows handling; Objective ; BCS 4/9; EENT: OU-immature cataracts; mild serous nasal discharge, no sneezing or coughing; Oral Exam:mm pk, tacky; CRT <2 sec; severe dental disease with discoloration and wearing on incisors; PLN: mild submandibular lymphadenopathy; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: male neutered; MSI: -ambulatory x 4 with mild weakness in hind end; -multiple small sebaceous growth along head and body, one on top of head has mild irritation; -large, ulcerated cutaneous mass on L side with discharge matted in hair coat underneath abdomen; -appears recently groomed but hair coat is greasy with dandruff along dorsum; CNS: Mentation appropriate; mild paraparesis, delayed proprioception on hindlimbs, no obvious spinal discomfort; Rectal:grossly normal; Assessment; 1. Geriatric; 2. Ulcerated cutaneous mass, r/o sarcoma vs other; 3. Dental disease; 4. Multiple sebaceous cysts; 5. Mild paraparesis, r/o chronic IVDD vs other; 6. Submandibular lymphadenopathy-suspect secondary to dental disease; Prognosis:fair; Plan: -convenia 0.5 ml SQ; -gabapentin 50 mg PO BID ; -CBC/chem; -recommend removal of mass after placement and dental cleaning with likely extractions; mass is suspected to be sarcoma which is typically locally invasive; although complete margins may be difficult, excision would at least provide palliative comfort; SURGERY:n/a
A Little Bit About Me…
A staff member writes: This tiny cutie has a large mass on his side but is still a very friendly pup! Our DVM recommends excision of mass after placement, as well as dental work which will likely include extractions. Please help this small cutie get back on his paws!
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment:29-Mar-2018
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog 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 does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2:1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Toy:1. No interest.
Summary:Chewbacca approached the assessor in the assessment room. He allowed all handling and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Date of intake:27-Mar-2018
Summary:Chewbacca was docile.
Date of initial:27-Mar-2018
Summary:Chewbacca was social and allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL:We have no history on Chewbacca so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a medium-low level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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