LEXI – 12843
Gone - 11-26-2017 Brooklyn
LEXI – 12843
**SAFER: NEW HOPE ONLY**
12 yr. spayed, OS, 22 pounds:
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 12; Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : O surrender – no know hx; Subjective: BAR-H; Observed Behavior – Able to extend but tries to bite when lifting or working around head. Muzzled. Objective ; T =; P = 120; R = eup; BCS= 2/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Limited – mod- marked tartar. PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Female spayed – spay scar seen. No MGT’s.; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate. Ataxic gait. No CP deficits. Rectal: Assessment: Geriatric. Thin – r/o underlying dz.; Ataxic. Prognosis: Guarded. Plan: BW set up for tomorrow.
RE EXAM: S/O: QAR. Alternates between resting quietly in cage, and circling/panting. Excellent appetite
EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, no ocular or nasal discharge; HL: No coughing or sneezing; A: Geriatric, possible neurologic disease P: Continue to monitor. Scheduled blood work for tomorrow. Poor long term prognosis
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray
Date of assessment: 18-Nov-2017
Due her current medical condition/health status, Lexi is not an appropriate candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time. The behavior department believes Lexi would benefit best from placement with a New Hope Rescue who can meet her needs medically and then assess behavior once she is in a stable environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Lexi to new and unfamiliar situations.
Date of intake: 16-Nov-2017
Date of initial: 17-Nov-2017
Summary: Tries to bite, very fearful
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: NEW HOPE ONLY
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Recommendations: Place with a New Hope partner
New Hope Partner: Lexi has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home.
CAME IN WITH CAT: Abiagle 12844 http://nyccats.urgentpodr.org/abigale-12844/
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