HENNESSY – A1124909
Safe - 9-14-2017 Brooklyn
HENNESSY – A1124909
MALE, WHITE / TAN, SHIH TZU MIX, 10 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason HOUSE SOIL
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 09/09/2017, From NY 11210, DueOut Date 09/09/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~8-10 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : o/s Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – head shy and does not like ears being touched (ear infection) or medical handling but was ok being held Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 5/9 EENT: Ears have moderate yellow waxy debris and narrowing of canals-could not fully examine due to behavior, Eyes clear with nuclear sclerosis ou, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: adult dentition, prognathism, mild dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: Grade 2/6HM PMI left apical, NSR, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. No MPLs CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Grade 2/6 HM PMI left apical Otitis externa AU Mild dental disease Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Rec cardiology consult Cleaned ears Start tresaderm AU BID x14d Recheck 7, 14 days Prognosis: good to fair dep on heart condition SURGERY: permanent waiver from surgery due to age and heart murmur
Hennessy is a 10 year old male, he is recovering from an ear infection but is otherwise healthy, and last saw a vet 4 months ago.
Socialization: Hennessy is very friendly and approachable with strangers, he will run up and greet them. He has lived with children before and is relaxed and playful with them. He will play gently with both adults and children, but has not spent time with other dogs or cats.
Behavior: Hennessy is described as being friendly, affectionate and playful. He has no bite history and is unbothered by loud noises. He has no resource guarding behavior and is unbothered by being pushed off furniture. When being bathed he will struggle to get out, but enjoys being groomed, and will struggle when his nails are being clipped. He has a high energy and likes to be around his family.
For a New Family to know: Hennessy likes to play with all kinds of toys, and has been an indoor dog. He eats both wet and dry food, and is trained to go on wee-wee pads. He is well behaved when left alone in the house and has previously been crated. He knows the commands sit, come and down. He will walk on leash well but also walks off leash and will stay close to his owner.
Behavior during intake: Hennessy had a very loose and wiggly body with counselor, and allowed for all handling.
PLAYGROUP: Hennessy’s previous owner reported that he has never spent time with other dogs.
9/10: When off leash at the Care Center, Hennessy greets other small male and female dogs but mostly keeps to himself while exploring the yard.
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