CRISSY – A1102306
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CRISSY – A1102306
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FEMALE, BLACK, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition ILLNESS Intake Date 01/26/2017, From NY 10031, DueOut Date 01/29/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary 1/26/17 Sex: Female Scan: Negative Estimated age: 1 year based on size and dentition Fleas: No flea dirt. Hx: Found in a park with a sign saying “please take care of me, I am sweet.” S: Calm, allows handling O: BAR-H, BCS 2/9, MMs pink and moist, CRT <2 sec EENT: Moderate mucoid ocular discharge. Large amount of dried bloody discharge from AD. Large amount of wet bloody discharge from AS, with severe swelling and erythema around the base of the ear, and multiple draining tracts in the lateral skin of AS pinna. Edema extends ventrally to the left mandible. Clean nose. Clean teeth. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. Some dried blood on left front leg – appears to be from ear wound. A few epidermal collarettes and papules on ventral abdomen. Thin fur on legs and abdomen. UG: Female A: 1. Severe otitis externa with bloody discharge, AS much worse than AD – significant cellulitis around AS. 2. Emaciated 3. Conjunctivitis 4. Generalized pyoderma Short-term prognosis: Good Current surgery status: Temporary waiver due to pyoderma and severe otitis externa. P: 1. Rimadyl 75 mg PO SID x7 days 2. TID feeding 3. Cephalexin 500 mg PO BID x21 days 4. Clean ears twice weekly x2 weeks, Otibiotic AU BID x10 days 5. Monitor AS, may need drains placed 6. E-collar 1088
A volunteer writes: Found in a park with a sign reading, “please take care of me, I am sweet”, Miss Crissy joins us emaciated and with badly infected ears. But, sweet does not begin to describe her…is there a word for quadruple sweet? Honestly, she really is the sweetest dog you will ever meet. Quietly resting in her kennel when I approached, she comes forward with a gentle tail wag, is easily leashed and out we go. She may be housetrained, is good on leash, seems to like other dogs, knows ‘sit’, shakes both paws and as skinny as she is takes treats gently. She loves to be pet, solicits affection, and is as gentle and loving as any dog I have ever met. She simply wants to love and be loved. We’re feeding her an extra meal daily to help her gain some weight, and she chowed down on my treats as she’s hungry yet took them with such lovely manners. I am head over heels in love with this sweet girl who needs vet care and a loving, soft and warm home. The love she returns can’t be measured. She deserves a happy and healthy forever after.
KNOWN HISTORY: No profile
Unaltered female, stray (Finder took dog home briefly, not overnight)
Other notes: Crissy allowed all handling at intake.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans in and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth closed
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, a bit distracted.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed
Toy 1. No interest.
Summary: Crissy showed no concerning behaviors during her SAFER assessment, calm and affectionate.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
When off leash with a female dog Crissy initially ignores greeting and seeks attention from handlers. After being solicited she will approach, sniff and wag.
Crissy was calm and allowed all handling during her initial medical exam.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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