LEX LUTHER – 14476
Urgent - Brooklyn
SUPER URGENT 12/05/17
LEX LUTHER – 14476
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 10468, Intake Date: 12/4/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender, Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 7 years, Sex: Neutered Male, Weight: 9 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 7 Microchip noted on Intake? History : Adopted 2 wks ago from MACC, returned here; Subjective: QARH; Observed Behavior – Cautious but allows all exam; Objective ; T =; P = 150; R = eup; BCS= 5/9; EENT: Eyes 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: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: MC – post cryptorchid sx – one neuter incision healing well, mild- mod bruising, mild swelling; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Assessment: 7 yo MC Terr/ Beagle x; Prognosis: Good; Plan: Re-intake – previous intake 2 wks ago
This animal came from: Giveaway
Date of Intake; 24-Nov-2017
Basic Information: Lex is a 7 year old male brown and white small mixed breed dog. Lex lived with previous owner for about 6 days and was surrendered due to it not being the right fit in the home with the owner. Lex has no injuries or health problems and has not been taken to the vet recently.
Previously lived with: Lex previously lived with two adults and one dog.
How is this dog around strangers? Lex is friendly with strangers and will allow strangers to pet him.
How is this dog around children? Lex has previously interacted with children aged 5 and 6 years old. Lex is playful with children and allows children to pet him.
How is this dog around other dogs? Lex previously lived with a female 4 year old dog named Onyx. Les was playful and affectionate with Onyx and liked to follow her around the house.
How is this dog around cats? Lex has never interacted with cats.
Resource guarding: Lex is not bothered when his food bowl is touched or moved. Lex is also not bothered when a bone or treat is taken away.
Bite history: Lex has never bitten another animal or human.
Energy level/descriptors: Lex has a high energy level
Other Notes: Lex is nervous when he hears very loud noises. Lex is not bothered when his paws are touched. Lex is also not bothered when being bathed or when an unfamiliar approaches his owner on the street.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes Lex has no know medical issues.
For a New Family to Know
Lex is a friendly, affectionate, mellow, and independent dog. When at home, Lex tends to stay in a favorite spot in the house like his bed. Lex was an indoors only dog and was fed dry food once a day. Lex is house-trained and preferred to go potty on the cement. When left alone, Lex will bark and whine but will eventually calm down and is overall well-behaved. Lex was taken out for walks twice a day and does not pull on the leash.
Upon intake, Lex allowed counselor to collar him and place on leash on him. Lex allowed counselor to pet him and pick him up. When placed in his kennel, Lex came to the front of the cage and would wag his tail.
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, mellow, and independent dog with a high energy level
Lex has been air-snapping in the home though no further details provided
Date of assessment: 6-Dec-2017
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted, body posture is stiff and fearful, tail is low and not moving. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, tail is between legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body low and a bit fearful.
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: Lex luther was nervous during the handling assessment. Although he allowed all handling a slow approach was needed as Lex luther is still fearful, and uncomfortable with quick movement.
11/25: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Lex greets politely then wanders the pen.
According to Lex Lutherâ€™s previous owner, Lex Luther previously lived with another dog. He was playful and affectionate with her and liked to follow her around the house.
12/5-6: When off leash at the Care Center, Lex Luther is nervous around a group of small male and female dogs. He avoids the other dogs and hides under the table.
Date of intake: 4-Dec-2017
Summary: Allowed all handling
Date of initial: 4-Dec-2017
Summary: Cautious though allowed all handling
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: ADULT ONLY HOME
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Recommendations: No children (under 13)
Due to how uncomfortable Lex luther is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time.
Potential challenges: Fearful
Potential challenges comments:
Though observed to be human-social, Lex luther may need time to warm up to the handler as he initially presents as a fearful dog, avoiding contact, shying away from direct touch. We recommend allowing Lex luther to interact at his own pace, force-free, rewarding based training is advised when introducing him to new/unfamiliar situations.
Location: Manhattan, Intake Date: 11/24/17, Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green, Sex: Male, Age: 7 years, Weight: 10.3 lbs, Original Location: 10468
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 7 yo Microchip noted on Intake? no History : surrendered with other dogs; Subjective: Observed Behavior – tense, snaps when mouth touched; Objective BARH mm pink ; T =; P = 150 ; R = 20; BCS 6/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: left maxillary canine missing , G 1/4 ddz; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: parapenile cryptorchid; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat R G 2/4 MPL ; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment; R MPL ; Mild dental disease; Prognosis:good; Plan: Rv today ; SURGERY: ok for surgery
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