BUDDY aka JAMES – A1091811
RTO SAFE 10/17/16
My name is JAMES. My Animal ID # is A1091811.
I am a male black and white labrador retr and germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/30/2016 from NY 10469, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/03/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 68.0 LBS.
ATE ALL CAT FOOD WITH MEDS
09/30/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
9/30/16 17:49 Basic information: James was brought in as a stray. The finder found him on the street, the finder placed James in a car and brought him to the shelter. No other information could be provided during intake. Intake Behavior: During intake James had was relaxed with soft body. James allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and placed in a dog kennel.
A Volunteer writes : I always loved black Shepherds. I met one named Lord Jim about ten years ago at the care center that always remained locked in my heart and thoughts. His picture sits on my desk and James is just his replica…So, I had to meet him…James, a large dog is calm in his kennel although he is standing by his door. He is leashed easily and we are outside in no time. James is strong and pulls. He does mark his territory quite a bit as an intact male. He is absolutely not prey driven and meets other dogs properly as the cool cat he is. James is a handsome fellow, dressed in a lush pitch black coat. His eyes are lively, luminous and light up his face like a flame in the dark. He has some sores on his ears that do not appear to hurt and some missing hair on his tail. These imperfections do not stand in the way of James beauty and just need to be attended by a veterinarian. James can sit on command when he wants to and once acquainted to me, takes my treats gently, even leans on me for caresses. James really likes to be petted… By the end of our session together, James and I , i believe, were friends. He returned without objecting to his kennel. Before leaving for home, I went to see him. He was laying on his bed, still chewing the rawhide I gave him earlier… James needs a home and a master to love. Come and meet him soon at the Manhattan Care Center.
Another Volunteer writes : From the moment he was brought to the adoption quarters, James made a lot of friends among volunteers who were at first put off by his size and his intense look. I am still to find “faults” in this handsome gent beside the fact that he marks his territory, leaving an impeccably clean kennel. He is an outstanding walker, is responsive to his caretaker, respectful of other dogs and does not take you for a ride when he sees squirrels. True, he is 8 but I bet he owns great genes and has quite a number of healthy and productive years ahead of him. He will make an amazing friend, intelligent and loyal… Please, do stop at his kennel, ask to meet him and see how great James is..
10/02/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/2/16 Look: 2. Dog rubs his shoulder on the Assessor, once positioned averts eyes, open mouth pant, tail wag Sensitivity: 2. Dog shoulder rubs during positioning, leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, soft popping of body end of game Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog quickly pulls back paw Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: 2 approaches with tail above spine level, relaxed Summary: James showed no concern during his behavior assessment. PLAYGROUP: 10/3: When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, James is mostly sexually motivated. He does not reciprocate when solicited with play. He arrived as a stray, so in home behavior with dogs is unknown. He has not been introduced to a male dog while in our care. The behavior department recommends a future adopter be consulted on the behaviors observed on James during this interaction, as well as slow introductions with resident dogs in a future home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/30/16 During his initial medical exam James appeared social, friendly, and hyper; he readily allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for a home with an average amount of dog experience)
10/03/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
10/3: When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, James is mostly sexually motivated. He does not reciprocate when solicited with play. He arrived as a stray, so in home behavior with dogs is unknown. He has not been introduced to a male dog while in our care. The behavior department recommends a future adopter be consulted on the behaviors observed on James during this interaction, as well as slow introductions with resident dogs in a future home.
09/30/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: male Age 12 years Geriatric Appear to have some wounds on the pinna / alopecia on the dorsal side of the tail / alopecia in various parts of the body (dorsal thoracic limbs) Mentation: BARH Eyes: cloudy ou Ears: clean Nose: clear Teeth: moderate tartar If abnormal BCS: 3 Skin: wnl Hair Coat: flea comb negative Declawed: no Any injuries: none Behavior: social / friendly / hyper Medication: VC will determine nosf
10/01/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
S/O: vet check skin wounds BAR, high energy friendly dog, loves belly rubs EENT: mild tartar and gingivitis, mildly worn upper canines, ear canals NSF ABN: SNP UROGEN: both testicles descended M/S: amb x4, BCS 3/5 SKIN: tips of pinna have few partially scabbed/open wounds dorsal aspect of proximal tail- 3cm x3cm area of alopecia with no scaling, no wounds- skin appears normal H/L: panting, but eupneic, no m/a A: skin lesions: r/o infection, other alopecia tail: r/o from tail rubbing, other P: start on clavamox: one 375mg and one 62.5mg tab PO BID x7 days, then recheck skin monitor app when on meds prognosis: good as with any adult dog rec cbc/chem/t4/ua/fecal OPG as general health screen
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