KIKI – 28629
RTO SAFE 05/22/18
KIKI – 28629
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11422, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 8 years, Sex: Female
Weight: 67 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 8 years; Microchip noted on Intake? positive ; History : o/s, o reports her bones crack when she walks and she has a mass on her RFL; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – Tense, jumpy with handling, Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures. Muzzled for exam; Objective ; P = wnl ; R = eupneic ; BCS 6/9; EENT: Eyes clear with nuclear sclerosis ou, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: muzzled for exam; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: FI, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, firm ~3-4cm mass on right caudal elbow, healthy hair coat; CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: Geriatric; ~3-4cm firm mass on right caudal elbow r/o soft tissue sarcoma vs OSA vs FSA vs benign vs other; Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC; CBC-nsf; Chem-nsf; Scheduled for sedated radiographs of chest and RFL, will have FNA done at same time; Prognosis: Fair to poor depending on diagnostics;
SURGERY: permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information:KiKi is an 8 year old female that has a mass on her front right leg and possible arthritis. Owner had Kiki for 8 years but had to surrender due to a family members having asthma.
Previously lived with:3 Adults,1 Child
How is this dog around strangers?Around strangers, KiKi is shy for a few minutes at first. She prefers to stay to herself and lay down
How is this dog around children?Owner had a 10 year old child in the home and stated that KiKi was always relaxed and respectful around the child
How is this dog around other dogs?Owner did not have other dogs in the home but when taken for a walk and other dogs were around, Kiki was respectful
How is this dog around cats?Owner did not have any cats in the home so behavior is unknown
Resource guarding:KiKi will bark and growl if someone tries to take away her food or treats but is friendly when someone takes away her toys and plays with her.
Bite history:KiKi does not have a bite history
Medical NotesAnimal has a mass on her right front leg
For a New Family to Know: KiKi is friendly, mellow and independent. She has a medium activity level and likes to play with balls. In the home, she liked to follow the owner around from room to room. Kiki was kept mostly indoors and is partially house trained. She would have accidents several times a week where she would urinate in the home. When left alone in the home, Kiki was well behaved. When the owner would leave her alone in the yard, she would bark. Kiki has never been crate trained so behavior is unknown. She knows the cues sit, stay and shake. For exercise, Kiki was taken on slow walks on the leash. When on the leash, she tends to pull lightly. Owner was able to walk her off leash and stated that she would wander around at first but then come back when her name was called.
Behavior Notes:Behavior during intake: Kiki was lip licking, eyes dilated and stiff body. Owner helped counselor scan for a microchip and collar. During intake, Kiki growled at counselor and went to approach counselor with a stiff body. No handling was done.
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