HERCULES – 20100
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HERCULES – 20100
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11232,
Intake Type: Owner surrender, Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 12 years, Sex: Male, Weight: 69 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age:13 reported; Microchip noted on Intake?n; History : O surrender, bleeding when he poops. Subjective:muzzled, began to bleeding from nose after struggling–mild; Observed Behavior -very nervous, very resistant to exam of rear end; Objective ; T =; P =60; R =wnl; BCS 6/9; EENT: ou sclerosis, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam:mod staining; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G:2 testes; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, , healthy hair coat. two hard skin masses (lipomas) in addition to anal mass; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal:internal wnl. external: under tail at ventral aspect grape sized pedunculated mass, red bloodly; Assessment: mass, perianal area; Prognosis:fair. prognosis depends on biopsy, but removal of this mass should be easy. if the mass is benign, no further action is needed. Plan:got one view radiograph vd(dog will not behave for 3 view): no obvious mets; recc nh placement; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake6-Feb-2018
Basic Information:Hercules is a 12 year old, large mixed breed male who was not neutered prior to coming into the shelter. He was adopted from NSAL in 2005 and has been in his home since then. He was an owner surrender due to the owner not being able to care for him any longer. He has not seen a vet recently.
Previously lived with:In home with owner
How is this dog around strangers?Hercules will alert bark when someone first approaches the door, but after they come inside and he sniffs them, he will stop and enjoys being pet.
How is this dog around children?Hercules has spent time around the owners grandchildren and was playful and affectionate with them.
How is this dog around other dogs?Hercules has spent time around other dogs and was friendly and playful with them.
How is this dog around cats?Hercules has not spent time around cats.
Resource guarding:Hercules does not have resource guarding with food or toys, but if he has a piece of garbage such as a chicken bone, he will growl if you try to take it away. If you persist, he will snap but has never bitten anyone.
Bite history:Hercules has no bite history.
Other Notes:Hercules owner has bathed and groomed him in the home, but has not trimmed his nails. He has been trained to not go on the furniture, and is not bothered if he is disturbed while sleeping.
Medical Notes: Hercules owner stated that he has had blood in his stool prior to coming into the shelter and he has not taken him to a vet.
For a New Family to Know: Hercules is described as being mellow, friendly and affectionate. He will follow his owner around when he firsts comes home and then will go lay down. He likes to play with balls and chew toys and has been an indoor dog. He eats both wet and dry food, is house trained to go outside and is well behaved when left alone in the house. He knows the commands sit, come, down and stay. He walks on leash for exercise and is let off leash at the park.
Behavior Notes:Hercules was very mellow and relaxed during intake. He was easy to handle and allowed counselor to pet him and collar him.
Details on my behavior are…
Summary (1): According to Hercules’ previous owner, Hercules is playful around other dogs.
2/7: When off leash at the Care Centers, politely greets the novel female dog, then investigates the pens. He tolerates the her paw slaps, and ignores her most of the session.
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