MAJESTY – 16388
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MAJESTY – 16388
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11423, Intake Date: 12/18/17
Intake Type: Stray, Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 1.6 years, Sex: Male, Weight: 33 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 1.5 years–although this dog appears very puppy like his teeth are quite stained. this may be skewing his age; Microchip noted on Intake? n; History : stray; Subjective:dermatitis thtoughout body–very suspicious for demodex with secondary pyoderma. Pruritic; Observed Behavior -wags tail, seeks attention; Objective ; T =; P =60; R =wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: moderate staining; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: intact male; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin is red and covering in scabs; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: demodex, secondary pyoderma; Prognosis:good; Plan:ivermectin 0.3mg/kg initially, cephalexin 250mg bid; recc benzoyl peroxide shampoos; SURGERY: Temporary waiver due to demodex
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: This pup is grappling with a skin issue at the moment, but it will take more than that to dampen Majesty’s lust for life. He bounds out for his walkies, all waggy and grinning, glad to be in company. The sight of him navigating the sidewalk, torn between wanting to explore the world and to deal with his itches, is beyond endearing. He’ll make sweet eye contact and, though currently sensitive to touch, almost groans with pleasure when you find that spot under his chin where it doesn’t hurt him if you scratch it. He also sits for treats and seems housebroken. A little TLC, and Majesty will be as gorgeous on the outside as he already is on the inside. Come meet him in Brooklyn today!
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
This animal came from: Found Stray
Date of Intake 18-Dec-2017
Basic Information: Majesty is a young male large breed mix that was found tied to a fence.
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers Majesty is friendly and outgoing. Majesty played gently with adults.
How is this dog around children? Majesty was briefly introduced to a child the age of 3 and was relaxed and playful with them. Majesty played gently with the child.
How is this dog around other dogs? Majesty did not interact with other dogs but appeared to be curious of the finders dogs and would bark at them wanting their attention.
How is this dog around cats? unknown
Resource guarding: Majesty isnt bothered when having his food bowl touched while eating or having toys and treats taken away. Majesty would get off furniture when told and allowed to be held and restrained. Majesty wasn’t bothered when getting a bath. When someone unfamiliar approached the house Majesty would greet them.
Bite history: No known bite history
Energy level/descriptors: high
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? Yes
Medical Notes; Majesty appears to have a skin irritation.
For a New Family to Know
Majesty was described as friendly, affectionate, playful and excitable. when home with Majesty he would follow the finder around. Majesty enjoyed playing with chew bones and rope toys and knew how to play tug. Majesty ate pedigree wet and dry food. Majesty seemed partially house trained and wee wee paid trained. Majesty did have an accident off the wee wee pad twice while with the finder. Majesty went outside twice a day and preferred to go to the bathroom on grass. when left in the house and yard alone Majesty appeared well behaved. Majesty knew the commands sit down and stay. for exercise Majesty liked to play in the yard. Majesty didnt pull on the leash and when off the leash he stayed close by.
During intake Majesty was very energetic and sweet. Majesty came right up to the counselor with a loose wiggly body Majesty allowed all handling and enjoyed attention.
My medical notes are…
Progress exam-new CIRDC noted
History : stray intake 12/18. Started on cephalexin and ivermectin for suspect demodex.
Subjective: BARH. Coughing and sneezing-producing phlegm. No v/d. Great energy and appetite.
Objective ; P =wnl; R =wnl; BCS 4/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, serous nasal d/c; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic, coughing;ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: MI; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, diffuse patchy alopecia with scabbing and lichenification; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: ‘ Dermatitis r/o demodex vs allergies vs other; CIRDC; Prognosis: good; Plan: Start doxycycline 10mg/kg PO SID x14d; Extend cephalexin until 1/18; Continue ivermectin until 12/31; Move to iso; Recheck day 7
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 20-Dec-2017
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His/her body is between you and the toy, and is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness.
Summary: Majesty was social and friendly towards the assessor. He allowed handling, and was vocal throughout the assessment (barking), but remained soft.
Majesty is social with both male and female dogs, and engages in gentle play. He tolerates all body contact and most behaviors. According to Majestyâ€™s finder, Majesty did not interact with other dogs but appeared to be curious of their dogs and would bark at them wanting their attention. The Behavior Department recommends that Majesty be placed in a home with resident dogs that match his play style.
12/19: When off leash at the Care Center, Majesty displays soft and social body. He is persistent with his face to face greets, but will eventually walk away.
12/20: Majesty displays a soft wiggly body when introduced to an intact male dog. He is tolerant of the other dog’s body contact, and offers persistent muzzle licks throughout his session.
12/21-23: Majesty solicits gentle play with persistent paw slaps in a group of male and female dogs. When the energy exceeds his comfort level, he sits in corner.
12/27-28: Due to Majesty sociability, Majesty is utilized as a greeter. He displays a loose wiggly body language when greeting novel female dogs. He can be persistent with his paw slaps, but responds well to corrections.
Date of intake: 18-Dec-2017
Summary: Majesty was very energetic and sweet.
Date of initial: 18-Dec-2017
Summary: Majesty wags tail, seeks attention
We have no history on Majesty so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment.
Majesty is a young, enthusiastic, social dog, and will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Potential challenges comments:
Majesty is reported to have frequent accidents in the house, and appears not to have been housetrained in the past. He will need guidance and consistency to learn to eliminate outside. We recommend crate training (the crate must be made positive and never used as a punishment), frequent walks, rewards for eliminating outside (treats, toys, games), consistent feeding schedule, and careful monitoring when inside. Accidents should never be punished as it can damage the human-dog relationship and is likely to make the problem worse.
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