DIAMOND S – 12569
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DIAMOND S – 12569
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
Location: Brooklyn, Intake Date: 11/14/17, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: –, Sex: Female, Age: 13 years, Weight: 40 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: ~13yrs Microchip noted on Intake? no History : owner surrender Subjective: BARH. Observed Behavior – Allows all handling. Friendly, tail wagging throughout exam, attention seeking Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective : P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9 EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, old aural hematoma AS, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: Moderate dental tartar, staining, pink mm PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female, intact, firm irregular masses at caudal left mammary chain, smaller soft masses along middle of right chain MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, ~1cm stalked mass at right side of neck, Soft mass at ventral midline at thoracic region, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Geriatric, mammary gland tumors, R/O lipoma vs other, R/O papilloma vs other, dental disease Prognosis: Poor long term prognosis Plan: Scheduled for thoracic radiographs and blood work. No treatment indicated. Continue to monitor while at BACC SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
A Little Bit About Me…
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Diamond is a brown brindle, female, large mix dog that is 13 years old. The owner received Diamond as a gift from a friend when Diamond was just a puppy. The owner is surrendering due to moving.
Previously lived with: 2adults
How is this dog around strangers? When strangers come over Diamond is relaxed. She approach & sniffs. She allowed being petted and lay at people feet.
How is this dog around children? She has been introduced to a 2 year old. She is relaxed. She does not play much but lounges next to him.
How is this dog around other dogs? Diamond has lived with a female dog. She occasionally engages in play. She mostly lounges around.
How is this dog around cats? She has lived with two cat and she was not bothered. She was relaxed and sniffed them.
Resource guarding: Diamond S has no resources guarding. Diamond allows her food bowl touched while eating, removing toys from his mouth & is relaxed when bathed or trimming her nails.
Bite history: She has never had a bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: low energy
Other Notes: Diamond is crate trained. She gets walked twice a day. She holds it until the owner walks her outside.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes n/a
For a New Family to Know Diamond is described as aloof & relaxed. She loves to sleep, sun bath and laying down in the living room. She does not care much for toys. However she likes to sometimes play chase with the other house dog. She likes dry dog food.
During intake Diamond S was relaxed. She allowed to be collard, scanned and photographed.
My medical notes are…
11/16/17 Vet Notes: 3 view CXR-multiple areas of spondylosis deformans along thoracic vertebra, no signs of metastasis.
CBC-mild anemia 31.9 (37.3-61.7)
Chem-mild hyperglobulinemia 5.1 (2.5-4.5)
Details on my behavior are…
Spay/Neuter status: No
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner surrender
Previously lived with: Adults (2) (1) dog
Behavior toward strangers: Diamond is relaxed, and allows petting.
Behavior toward children: Diamond is relaxed.
Behavior toward dogs: Sometimes playful, and relaxed.
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Energy level/descriptors: Diamond is described as aloof and relaxed.
Date of assessment: 17-Nov-2017
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. 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 gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His/her body is between you and the toy, and is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness.
Summary: Diamond S was friendly, playful, and social towards the assessor. She allowed all handling.
Diamond S displays low energy and mostly keeps to herself while in a group of calm dogs. According to Diamond Sâ€™ previous owner, Diamond S lived with a female dog. She occasionally engages in play with her. The Behavior Department recommends that Diamond S be placed in a home with resident dogs that match her calm demeanor.
11/15: When off leash at the Care Center, Diamond S appropriately greets the male greeter with a soft body. She quickly spins from his persistent genitals greets and offers soft corrections when he ignores her body language.
11/16: Diamond S mostly kept to herself when introduced to a calm female dog.
11/18: In a group of calm dogs, Diamond S mostly keeps to herself, displaying raised hackles, while exploring the pens.
Date of intake: 14-Nov-2017
Summary: Diamond s was relaxed, and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 15-Nov-2017
Summary: Allows all handling. Friendly, tail wagging throughout exam, attention seeking
Her previous owner describes Diamond s as a friendly, aloof dog. Diamond s displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment. She will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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