FLEX – A1088199
Safe - 9-3-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Second Chance Rescue Please honor your pledges: http://www.nycsecondchancerescue.org/donate/
MALE, RED / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER / DOGUE DE BORDX, 9 yrs
OWNER SUR – ATRISKWEB, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 09/01/2016, From NY 10455, DueOut Date 09/01/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan negative male intact S/O-QAR, pink mm, hydrated EENT-CAU, COU, no nasal d/c PLN-all wnl GI-mild dental tartar, negative oral, SNP, NMP MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, good haircoat Neuro-QAR, normal PLR, menace OU, no nystagmus, amb x 4 with tendency to lean to the right and circle widely to the left, no obvious CP deficits A-tendency to lean to right and circle to left R/O vestibular from otitis media/interna vs intracranial (neoplasia vs vascular vs other) P-start Baytril 136 mg-1 tab PO SID x 10 days to tx presumptive otitis media/interna patient will require diagnostic evaluation (baseline bloodwork, radiographs and possible MRI) to assess cause of neurologic signs. Due to signalment, intracranial causes are more likely, which would make prognosis guarded Rabies RHL SQ DA2PP RFL SQ
09/01/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
9/1/16 Flex is a 9 year old APBT/Dogue de Bordeaux mix. His family got him from a friend at 3 weeks old and relinquished him due to his health, cost, and lack of time. Over the past 5 weeks, Flex became less active and has lost some balance-he sways to the right and leans into walls to compensate. He whines often. Flex is usually friendly with strangers (details below). His owner did child care in his home and he was constantly around children of all ages. He is relaxed, playful, very tolerant, and plays gently with them. He lived with a small female dog and was relaxed, playful, tolerant, and played gently with her. They cuddled together. Flex barks and lunges at some other dogs outside, usually male ones. He tries to chase cats. He hasn’t bit anyone. Flex doesn’t mind storms. He doesn’t mind when someone touches his food/treat/toy, moves him off furniture, holds/restrains him, wakes him up, or brushes him. He tries to get out of the tub during baths. He barks when someone comes to the door, so his owner puts him in a room when adult strangers come over. Once, 4-5 years ago, an unfamiliar adult woman entered. He sniffed her, growled, and grabbed her purse with his mouth. His owner told him to drop it and he did. She thinks he was bothered by her strong perfume. Flex usually doesn’t mind when strangers approach his family members (e.g. on walks), but growls when soemone raises their hand towards his owner. His owner told me that he is friendly with strangers he meets outside when he’s told it’s okay. Flex’s family describes him as friendly, affectioante, mellow, and low energy. Before his health issue, he was medium energy, excitable, and playful. He follows his family. He played fetch and chase and played with bottles and children’s toys. He lived inside and slept with the children on their naptime mats. He ate dry Pedigree food and enjoyed rice, beans, and chicken as treats. He was very housetrained, pottied on cement, and never had accidents until 2 weeks ago. He has been urinating inside ~3 times daily. He is walked twice daily and potties outside then. Flex is well-behaved while left alone. He sits, stays, and comes when asked. He went for walks. He pulled on his leash when he was healthy. Flex circled, leaning into walls and my legs. He had a soft body while I pet him, scanned him (-), collared him, checked his teeth, photographed him, helped him walk, held him for vaccines, and put him in a kennel. His tail wagged while I pet him.
A volunteer writes: I really don’t know where to begin…..Flex is a magnificent animal, tall, stately, gorgeously groomed, elegant, and a thousand other flattering words. He lived with his family since he was 3 weeks, he’s now 9 years old. He’s been loved, cherished, a part of the family and a part of the family’s day care business, playing with the kids gently, sleeping with them on their nap blankets during the day. He’s housetrained, enjoyed playing fetch and chase, playing with kids toys, likes rice, beans and chicken as treats, and lived well with a small female dog. Five weeks ago all that changed…..Flex started walking in circles, leaning on things to keep his balance, urinating in the house, and whining. I spent a lot of time with Flex today and it’s clear he’s in distress. He does walk in circles and stumbles from time to time, he did his business outside, he likes being hugged as his tail wags, but at the same time he cries. He liked my treats and takes them gently. He seems alert and aware of his surroundings, allowed many people who were attracted by his good looks and saddened by his crying to pet him. He’s so sweet and I so wish he could talk and tell us what’s wrong. He needs a thorough medical workup and I think this awesome dog who absolutely broke my heart today needs a friend or two or three. A friend who will love him, hug him, nurture him and help him get through whatever his medical issues are. If your heart big enough to hold Flex close?
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GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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09/01/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative male intact S/O-QAR, pink mm, hydrated EENT-CAU, COU, no nasal d/c PLN-all wnl GI-mild dental tartar, negative oral, SNP, NMP MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, good haircoat Neuro-QAR, normal PLR, menace OU, no nystagmus, amb x 4 with tendency to lean to the right and circle widely to the left, no obvious CP deficits A-tendency to lean to right and circle to left R/O vestibular from otitis media/interna vs intracranial (neoplasia vs vascular vs other) P-start Baytril 136 mg-1 tab PO SID x 10 days to tx presumptive otitis media/interna patient will require diagnostic evaluation (baseline bloodwork, radiographs and possible MRI) to assess cause of neurologic signs. Due to signalment, intracranial causes are more likely, which would make prognosis guarded Rabies RHL SQ DA2PP RFL SQ
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