DUCHESS – A1125580
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My name is DUCHESS. My Animal ID # is A1125580.
I am a spayed female br brindle and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/15/2017 from NY 10009, owner surrender reason stated was NYCHA BAN. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-111498.
09/18/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1125580 Duchess is At Risk for medical reasons (please see exam below)
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/18/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 49.6 LBS.
will take medication in small amount of cat food
09/15/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/15/17 14:09 Basic information: Duchess is a 10 yr old dog who came in with her house sibling Max (A1125579). She was gotten from a friend and was kept in the same home since she was just a few months old. Unfortunately due to landlord problems she could not be kept. She was last brought to the vet June of this year to treat a UTI she had. Socialization: Around strangers and children Duchess is described as shy for a few minutes, relaxed and respectful and plays gentle with them. Duchess has been socialized with a house dog sibling and is described as relaxed, playful and also plays gentle. She has never been socialized with cats and has no history of ever biting another person or animal. Behavior: Duchess will occasionally use the bathroom indoors and during loud storms or fireworkss she will hide. She enjoys being bathed and being brushed and isn’t bothered by having her food or toys touched, being held or restrained, being disturbed while asleep, has never had her nails trimmed by her previous owner and isn’t bothered with unfamiliar people. For a New Family to Know: Duchess is described as friendly, affectionate, shy, mellow and independent. She has a low activity level, will follow you around when home with you, likes to play with stuffed animals and squeak toys. She has been kept mostly indoors, prefers to sleep on her own bed, ate Pedigree dry food 3x a day, seems to be house trained and has accidents about 2x a week and when she is left alone at home she will sometimes use the bathroom at home. She has never been crate trained, likes a to be walked at least 2-3x a day, doesn’t pull on leash and off leash will wander but comes when she is called. Intake: Upon intake Duchess allowed all handling and being collared. She allowed counselor to pet her and walk alongside her. When approached she sniffed counselors hand and leaned her head on counselors lap. She was very relaxed and calm upon intake.
09/17/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I am so glad I met Duchess, a most “proper”, friendly, affectionate and sociable “grandma” who combines great behavior with lovely looks to make a wonderful pooch to spend time with. She is a gal I would gladly have in my home and treat like the princess she truly is…She is so pretty, elegant, owns such a beautiful and gentle smile, sparkling eyes and is dressed in a very silky coat. She appears and acts healthy, is a great walker(it feels so good not to be pulled like a rag doll), does her business as soon as she is in the street and sits at once for treats although she can jump for them too. Duchess hops with some help on the bench(do not worry, she does stairs up and down quite well) and waits with the most lovely face for caresses. She is such a relaxed dame .. I feel at peace around her… I am so in love with Duchess and I bet you too, will not resist her…Duchess(owned since tender puppyhood) and her little friend, Max(a ten year old Chihuahua) were surrendered because of housing issues. She comes with wonderful comments from her former owner who describes Duchess as a mellow and very endearing companion. Being an older dog(Duchess is ten year old), she would have occasionally an “accident”. Duchess and her little friend Max need a home, one that will treat them as well or better that the one they had until now. She so deserves a loving home and a new master or family she will bless with her sweet presence. Duchess is at the Manhattan Care Center…. dreaming to meet you soon.
09/17/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Duchess A1125580 KNOWN HISTORY: 09/15/2017 Spayed, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults, small dog Behavior toward strangers: Shy then friendly and respectful Behavior toward children: Shy then respectful and relaxed, plays gentle Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and playful with resident dog Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes, though may have accidents Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, shy, mellow and independent with a low activity level Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 09/17/2017 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Toy: 1. No interest Summary: Duchess was social throughout her assessment and displayed no concern. PLAYGROUP: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Duchess greets politely and engages in some play. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 09/15/2017 Upon intake, Duchess was calm and allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 09/15/2017 During her initial medical examination, Duchess allowed all handling. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
09/16/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
9/16: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Duchess greets politely and engages in some play.
09/15/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 10 spayed female Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : o surrender 2 dogs – not allowed Subjective: BARH. Hacks deeply after pulling at leash but H/L good. Observed Behavior – Allows handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective T = P = 100 R = eup BCS= 5/9 EENT: Eyes cornea/ sclera/ conj clear, mod lenticular changes but full PLR OU. Ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: marked tartar and gingivitis, no obeserved missing teeth but she would not allow good exam. PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSA, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: long spay scar seen. Small vulva and nipples – no discharge, no MGT’s. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not done. Assessment: 10 yo FS Pitt Mod- marked ddz Plan: Needs dental prophylaxis but not urgent. Prognosis: Fair to good.
09/17/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Straining to urinate noted since intake; urinalysis showed 4+ blood and 3+ leukocytes, USG 1.030; diarrhea also reported today S/O BAR, friendly girl, allows all handling! mm pk, sl tacky; CRT <2 sec no nasal discharge or sneezing noted OU-geriatric changes to lens, iris AU-moderate erythema, mild lichenification eupnic, heart/lungs WNL soft, nonpainful abdomen moderate erythema along vulva, mild urine leaking diarrhea staining around rectum bilateral mild hind limb lameness, worse on LH; mild chronic thickening of stifles bilaterally with discomfort on hyperextension of L stifle and off loading weight onto RH; moderate muscle atrophy of LH compared to RH A difficulty urinating-suspect UTI, r/o uroliths vs neoplasia diarrhea-r/o stress vs other suspect bilateral mild CCL injuries, LH likely more recent P Clavamox 375 mg PO BID x 14 days Tramadol 50 mg PO BID x 10 days Metronidazole 500 mg PO BID x 5 days monitor urination, if signs do not resolve then rec’d AXR to r/o uroliths
Came in With
- MAX - A1125579
Came in With
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