CONNIE – 9215
Safe - 10-13-2017 Brooklyn
CONNIE – 9215
10 yr. old female, stray, 10 pounds:
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10 years; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History : stray; Subjective:BAR, hydrated; Observed Behavior – Frightened, needs sedation for examination and treatments. Evidence of Cruelty seen – neglect; Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 5/9; EENT: KCS OU, lateral strabismus OU, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: grade 3 periodontal disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: female intact, no mgts or dc; MSI: Ambulatory x 4,; skin free of parasites, no masses noted, severely matted, dirty haircoat.; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: geriatric with severe matting, periodontal disease, KCS, lateral strabismus OU; Prognosis: fair to good; Plan: sedation with 0.15 ml telazol im (2pm) clip matts, bathe; recommend periodontal therapy; start on optimmune; continue to monitor at ACC; SURGERY:permanent waiver for OHE due to age.
Basic Information:Connie is a small black and white dog that is possibly 5 years old. She was found as a stray 5 days ago. Finder noticed the dog in their front yard. As finder’s care for the dog they kept her in the basement where she was felt 2 a day dry dog food. She attempted to growl when petted and was very fearful of the leash. Minimal handling was done in their care.
Previously lived with:Unknown
How is this dog around strangers?Unknown
How is this dog around children?Unknown
How is this dog around other dogs?Unknown
How is this dog around cats?Unknown
Behavior Notes:The dog during intake was very fearful. Connie did attempt to bite the leash and did not allow to be collard, scanned or photographed.
Connie was brought in as a stray so her behavior around other dogs is unknown.
10/9: While off leash at the Care Center, Connie mostly keeps to herself while in a group of small male and female dogs.
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