LUTHER – A1080145
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My name is LUTHER. My Animal ID # is A1080145.
I am a male brown and white beagle mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/06/2016 from NY 10473, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/07/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 25.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/06/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
7/6/16 13:03 Basic information: Luther is a 12 yr. old Beagle mix. The Owner got her from a friend as a gift; she has owned Luther for over 12 yrs. The owner surrendered Luther because the owner is sick and can no longer care for him. Luther has an possible ear infection; he was treated but was last taken to a vet in July of 2015. Socialization: Around strangers Luther is friendly playful. Luther has with lived with children between the ages of 4 and 6 years he is relaxed and playful around the children. Luther has never lived with other animals and owner does not allow Luther to interact with other pets outside. Luther has never bitten anyone. Behavior: The owner stats that Luther is not bothered when some moves his food or treats while he is eating, when someone takes him toys away or when someone disturbs him while sleeping. Luther likes to be brushed and given bathes but has never had his nails trimmed. When an unfamiliar person or animal approaches a family member or his home he approaches them in a friendly manor. The owner says that Luther is scared of loud noises such as storms or fireworks and will often hide from the noise. For a new family to know: The owner describes Luther as friendly, affectionate and playful with a medium activity level. His favorite activity is to play fetch with his owner. In the home Luther tends to follow the owner around the house and is kept mainly indoors. Luther sleeps in the floor of the bedroom on a blanket. Luther was fed Pedigree dry and wet dog food twice times a day. He is house trained and has never had an accident in the home, when outside he goes to the bathroom on or around trees and grass. Luther knows the commands “sit “and “Come”. For exercise Luther is used to brisk walks on the leash and twice a day and does not pull on the leash. Behavior during intake: Luther was relaxed with lose body, when approached by staff Luther. Luther allowed to be scanned (-), collared and placed in dog kennel.
07/08/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: It’s raining Beagles at the Manhattan Care Center. Luther is one of them, and despite his age of 12, he is one perky pooch, quite handsome and well put together, body and mind. I found Luther sleeping in his kennel. A little tap on the shoulder woke him up. He was ready to tour the entire neighborhood, sniffing away all the nooks and crannies in hound fashion. Luther, relinquished to us as his owner became to ill to accommodate a pet, has been outstandingly cared for. Trim to perfection, he is dressed in a well groomed earth-tones coat, is bright eyed, has nice teeth for the most part, and is quite healthy-looking aside from an ear infection. Luther is a friendly chap who comes when called, wags his tail a lot, and after a while spent together, sits by my side for caresses. He is a bit lost. Luther, indeed, was a family pet for his 12 years of life, mingled with small children, was friendly to strangers and loved to fetch a ball. He walks quite well on the leash, marks minimally his territory, and is likely house trained, as indicated by his former owner. Luther has still a lot of spunk in him to make an owner happy to have him by his or her side. Come and meet Luther at the Manhattan Care Center and make him yours.
07/08/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Luther lived previously with children (aged 4 and 6), with whom he was playful. Luther was not exposed to other animals inside or outside the house. His previous owner describes him as friendly, affectionate, and playful, with a medium activity level. He has been easy to handle since intake. During the SAFER assessment Luther vocalized (short baying sounds) consistently throughout the evaluation. He allowed handling items without issue and did not engage with the toy. Off leash with other dogs, Luther is a persistent mounter. Based on all known behavior, we feel that he is appropriate for an adopter with an average amount of experience; please note, though, that he seems to have a lack of social skills and manners with other dogs (likely a combination of limited socialization and intact status), and may need guidance and management around other dogs to make sure all are comfortable. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is low, body a bit tense, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Toy: 1. No interest, distracted.
07/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
7/7: When off leash with other dogs, Luther does not display initial interest in approaching. He spends the majority of his time sniffing around the yard. When a select dog is introduced into the pen (a neutered male), Luther rushes up and persistantly attempts to mount him. 7/8 update: Luther greets males politely then persistenly attempts to mount the females, despite them running away from him.
07/07/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: intact male Age: reported 12y Mentation: BARH Eyes: slight opacity Ears: AD chronic otitis (painful, thick pinnae) Nose: no d/c Teeth: moderate staining and slight tartar If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: some dry skin over dorsum near tail base Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no; pouching of perianal area 9hernia?) Behavior: allows all handling, cries out when ears are touched, friendly otherwise Medication: N/A, preventatives given
07/07/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Hx: Vet check for “Geriatric, perianal hernia?, otitis AD” S: Quiet, moves slowly, allows all handling O: BAR-H, BCS 5/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: Epithelial hyperplasia on medial aspect of both pinnae – worse on AS than AD. Mild discharge visible AU. No discharge OU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Tense M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. Mass on ventral aspect of anus (in the 6:00 position) – pedunculated, 1 cm dia, soft, pink and hairless. UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical A: 1. Chronic otitis externa 2. Perianal mass – R/O perianal adenoma vs. other type of tumor Short-term prognosis: Good. Neutering is usually curative for perianal adenomas. Chronic otitis externa will likely require long-term management. P: 1. Clean ears q3 days for at least 4 cleanings, possibly long-term 2. Otibiotic AU BID x10 days or PRN 3. Rec neuter (although not at ACC due to age – better to perform this pt’s neuter in a more monitored and supported environment) 1088
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