JENSEN – 15059
Safe - 12-10-2017 Brooklyn
JENSEN – 15059
10 years old, Male, Small Breed Mix, Brown, Stray, 11 pounds
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10 yo; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History : Stray; Subjective: QAR-H; Observed Behavior – Needed restraint for exam, did not want to have some areas touched., Objective ; T =; P = 140; R = eup; BCS= 5/9; EENT: Eyes – nuclear sclerosis but cornea/ sclera/ conj clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: mod tartar; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Pendulous abdomen, full cranial abd but no masses palpated, not painful; U/G: Intact male – left testicle small and atrophied, right testicle normal size; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, generalized matts, alopecia caudal to neck and on abd, focal dermatitis ventral lateral abdomen and around muzzle; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: Peri-anal swelling but no masses or pain. Rectal – very soft brown feces, possible slight blood.; Assessment: 10 yo intact male; 1. Matted; 2. Dermatitis; 3. 2/6 heart murmur; 4. Distended abd – r/o craniomegaly vs neoplasia vs Cushings; 5. Asymmetric testicles – r/o neoplasia vs atrophy; 6. Possible diarrhea; Prognosis: Guarded; Plan: -Needs grooming – shave and bathe. -Re-check VC post shave. Check skin and for diarrhea. Start abs after VC (convenia vs clavamox vs baytril vs metronidazole) – waiting to see if dog has diarrhea and severity of dermatitis. Monitor for diarrhea. SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to heart murmur and geriatric age.
Basic Information:Jensen is a small brown and grey dog. He came to the center as a stray dog.
For a New Family to KnowJensen came to the center as a stray dog so his behavior is unknown.
Behavior Notes:During intake, Jensen was very sweet and kept his body loose. He motioned to be picked up so he could sit on the chair next to counselor.
Behavior Assessment Date: 12/5/2017
Date of intake: 30-Nov-2017
Spay/Neuter status: No
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray
Date of assessment: 5-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 stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Jensen was social throughout his assessment, he displayed no concern.
Summary (1): Jensen was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown.
12/2- 12/4: When off leash at the Care Center, Jensen persistently attempts to mount both male and female dogs throughout the session. He does not respond to interruptions from handlers or corrections from dogs.
Date of intake: 30-Nov-2017
Summary: Jensen was friendly, and allowed all handling.
Date of initial: 1-Dec-2017
Summary: Jensen was sensitive to touch, but tolerated minimal restraint.
ENERGY LEVEL: Jensen has displayed a low energy level in the care center. We cannot be certain of his energy level in a home environment though recommend daily mental and physical stimulation.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
H – Healthy
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