JO – A1103958
Safe - 2-21-2017 Brooklyn
JO – A1103958
MALE, BLACK, LABRADOR RETR MIX, 10 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ MINOR Intake Date 02/17/2017, From NY 11226, DueOut Date 02/20/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scanned neg. intact male Labrador, approx 10 years old. s/o: wide bulldog like stance, DJD suspected in elbow joints, probably hips also. can support himself but seems to tire and become unsteady easily. left commissure of glossa swollen and bloody. no obvious mass–probably traumatic. heart and lungs wnl. teeth clean. ou sclerosis. ears clean. 4/9 bcs a: wound on glossa, DJD. p: metacam .2mg/kg once, then 0.1mg kg sid, recheck lip 24 hours +/- abs
02/18/17 : Recheck wound at left lip commissure, comfort level. S/O: QAR. Decreased interest in food. EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, no ocular or nasal discharge, wound at lip bleeding slightly. HL: No coughing or sneezing. MS: Weakly ambulatory. UG: Intact male. A: Est 10+yrs, male intact, wound on lip, R/O osteoarthritis, DJD vs other. P: Changing from injectable metaxam to rimadyl 75mg po q12 x 5 days. Continue to monitor while at BACC. Fair prognosis. Will need long term care to keep comfortable
Jo was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown.
02/18/17: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Jo displays soft body language when greeting a novel female dog. He is social, checking in on her often as he slowly explores the pen.
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