JJ – 9986
Safe - 10-19-2017 Brooklyn
Hello, my name is Jj. My animal id is #9986. I am a desexed male brown dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 9 years old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 17-Oct-2017.
Jj 9986 is at risk for his medical condition, including a history of a seizure several weeks ago, a mass on his jaw, and a heart murmur. Behaviorally we have been unable to complete an in-shelter assessment due to this medical condition; we have no known history from the previous home and Jj has allowed handling and restraint during his medical examinations.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 61.8 lbs
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: ~7-9 years
Microchip noted on Intake? negative
History : o/s due to seizure
Subjective: BARH. No c/v/s/d. No seizure activity seen during PE
Observed Behavior – very sweet. Easily handleable. Started screaming with injections
Evidence of Cruelty seen – no
Evidence of Trauma seen – no
P = wnl
R = eupneic
EENT: Eyes have injected sclera with mild serous d/c, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted
Oral Exam: adult dentition with moderate dental disease, see below for oral mass
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: Grade 4/6 HM PMI L apical index, NSR, Lungs clear, eupneic
ABD: tense but non painful, no masses palpated
MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, large ~3cm soft tissue mass on lower medial jaw that appears to be attached to bone and gum, multiple small masses on dorsal front feet, multiple small masses diffusely across body
CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. CN normal; hx possible seizure
Hx seizure a few weeks ago r/o intracranial vs extracranial
Very soft tissue mass on lower jaw associated with gums
Multiple masses along body, especially on front dorsal feet
Grade 4/6 HM
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC
Rec histopathology of masses
Rec neurologist consult
Monitor in medical
Rec starting on anti-seizure medication (none available at BACC)
Monitor for seizures
S/O: BAR. Active, attention seeking. No interest when offered dog food or peanut butter
EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, no ocular or nasal discharge, soft tissue mass at rostal mandible
HL: Grade 4/6 heart murmur ausculted on intake, no coughing or sneezing, normal RR/RE
NEURO: Mentally appropriate. no signs or reports of seizures/seizure activity
A: Geriatric boxer with multiple masses, heart murmur, reports of seizure three weeks ago (single episode)
P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Poor prognosis
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 2. Blue
Summary (1):: Jj was brought in as a stray so his past behavior is unknown.
10/18: When off leash at the Care Center, Jj display a soft body. He approaches the novel female dog with a slightly high stance. He yelps and attempts to flee when the greeter inappropriately corrects him. He spends the rest of his session exploring the yard.
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