DIAMOND – A1108773
Safe - 4-16-2017 Brooklyn
DIAMOND – A1108773
FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 10 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition ILLNESS Intake Date 04/15/2017, From NY 11236, DueOut Date 04/15/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary 4-15-2017 Female 10yo Owner Surrender No MIC on Intake Subjective: BAR – Cataracts Observed Behavior – Friendly approachable easy to handle Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None 3/5 BCS EENT: OU cataracts – min peripheral vis, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: 2-3/4 dental dz H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: F MSI: Ambulatory x 4, INTGE: skin free of parasites, no masses noted, clean healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment – Cataracts Plan – Senior bloodwork > bg 170 rec workup for dm Prognosis – Good pending dm workup and management Permanent wave sx – Age
Basic info: Diamond is a 7 yr. old female Chihuahua mix. Her previous owner got her as a gift for her birthday as a puppy. She is being surrendered to the ACC due to the fact Diamond has a few health issues. Diamond was diagnosed 4 years ago with Vertigo after she was hit by a car. Diamond had surgery following being hit by the car and is no longer able to jump up or climb. Diamond is also blind and has been drinking a lot of water and urinating a lot for the past few months. Diamond has not been seen by the vet for these issues.
Socialization: Owner states that Diamond is fearful of people she does not know and depending on how the stranger approaches her she will bark, growl and air snap at them. Diamond has been around children ages 2-teenangers and is usuallt5 tolerant. Owner states that Diamonddoes not play with children or adults. Diamond has been around other dogs and is very respectful. Diamond has not spent time with cats so it is unknown how she will react.
Behavior: Owner stated that Diamond does poops and pees indoors and as of lately she refuses to go outside to use the bathroom. Diamond will get in to the garbage and destroy house hold items like her dog bed and underwear. During fireworks and thunderstorm’s diamondgets very nervous. Diamond is not bothered when someone touches her food treat or toys. Diamond is afraid of the bath and doesn’t care to be brushed. When someone unfamiliar approaches her house or family member Diamond will bark growl and snap.
For a new family to know: Owner described Diamond as affectionate at times and fearful with a low energy level. When home Diamond will follow her owner around room to room. She has been kept mostly indoors and eats both dry and wet food. Diamond is housebroken but has been urinating inside and refuses to go out and has accidents in the home daily. Owner stated that diamond knows the sit down and come commands but lately she has not been responding to the commands.
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