JACKIE – 16633
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JACKIE – 16633
Intake Date: 12/20/17; Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green; Sex: Male; Age: 2 years;
Weight: 52.4 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 3 years; Microchip noted on Intake? ; History :stray dog found with large wound on LH ; Subjective:BAR; Observed Behavior -friendly, allows all handling; Evidence of Trauma seen -large degloving wound on LH, wound at base of ear AS; Objective ; BCS 4.5/9; EENT: Eyes clear; AU-lichenification and crusting discharge along pinna, mild erythema/inflammation of canals; scant serous nasal discharge; Oral Exam:mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; mild tartar/staining ; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: male intact, 2 scrotal testicles; MSI: Ambulatory x 4 with no obvious lameness; -large degloving injury with necrotic cutaneous tissue on left lateral thigh; no significant discharge or swelling,; granulation tissue present along edges, wound appears to be 3-5 days old; -wound at base of ear AS; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal:grossly normal ; Assessment; 1. Degloving injury LH, suspect hit by car abrasion; Prognosis:good; Plan: -sedate to debride wound today; -continue clavamox 375 mg PO BID x 14 days; -continue carprofen 100 mg PO SID x 7 days; SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Jackie joined us with a large wound to his back leg, requiring immediate care to clean and suture it. He’s quiet in his kennel, and as I opened his door his tail wagged a hello. Stepping out carefully we’re out the door and Jackie’s first priority is going potty. We don’t walk far as I don’t want to hurt his leg so we spent time petting, enjoying treats and sweet talk. As gentle as a lamb describes Jackie at this point during which must be such an uncomfortable and confusing time. Medical staff tells me what a nice dog he’s been during treatments and he certainly is. “Sweet and friendly” is how they’ve described him and I’d say that fits him perfectly. He’s also a bit underweight, and despite that took my offered treats so gently. Like people, dogs recuperate and heal more quickly in a home environment and we’d love for Jackie to find his healing place quickly. He’s a sweetheart who responds so well to love, and is ready to share it with his new person.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
My medical notes are…
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 26-Dec-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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Jackie approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. He jumped up on the assessor a few times in a social manner. He allowed all handling and displayed no concerning behavior.
Date of initial: 20-Dec-2017
Summary: Jackie was social and allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Jackie so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Jackie has displayed highly social behavior throughout his stay. He displays loose wiggly body despite his injuries and wants to greet new people. He enjoys petting and shows no behavioral signs of being in pain. He is a highly social and energetic dog.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
H – Healthy
Basic manners/poor impulse control
Potential challenges comments:
Basic manners/poor impulse control: Jackie jumps up on people in a social, exuberant manner. It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
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