MINNIE – 26991
Safe - 5-11-2018 Manhattan
MINNIE – 26991
Location: Manhattan; Intake Date: 5/4/18; Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue; Sex: Spayed; Age: 11 years; Weight: 12 lbs
Original Location: 10002
DVM Intake Exam: Estimated age: 11 Microchip noted on Intake? n Microchip Number (If Applicable): n. History : OS Subjective: QARH Observed Behavior – gentle allowed full examination. Objective T = – P = wnl R = wnl BCS 6/9 EENT: OU – eyes completely sealed shut with mucoid yellow green discharge. Painful. Suspect KCS. Need to perform sedated ocular examination and flush. Ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: Moderate Dental disease. PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Reported spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, mild matting, dry flaky skin CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: externally normal Assessment: – Eyes sealed closed due to dried mucoid yellow ocular dis-c – Suspect KCS – Moderate Dental disease Prognosis: good Plan: SENT TO MEDICAL TO PERFORM sedated ocular examinatiion Complete intake Based on medical examination: If KCS dx, place on Optimmune BID for 14 days – THIS MEDICATION WILL LIKELY BE NEEDED TO BE USED LONGTERM IN THIS PATIENT RECOMMEND REFERRAL TO PRIVATE VETERINARIAN FOR FOLLOW UP EXAMINATION INCLUDING AN OCULAR EXAM WITH EYE PRESSURES
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake; 4-May-2018
Spay/Neuter Status; Spayed
Basic Information: Minnie is a 11 year old, spayed, small mixed breed. Client got Minnie from a friend 10 years ago and has had her ever since. Unfortunately, owner had to surrender due to having to go into a nursing home. She has no known medical issues and was last at the vet 5 years ago.
Previously lived with: 2 adults and 1 dog
How is this dog around strangers? Minnie is shy around strangers and will hide when they come over. She plays gently with adults.
How is this dog around children? Minnie has spent time around a 5 year old child and she was relaxed and respectful. She does not play with children.
How is this dog around other dogs? Minnie lived with her housemate, Cici 26990, and they were relaxed, playful and respectful.
How is this dog around cats? Minnie has not been around cats. Behavior is unknown.
Resource guarding: Minnie does not resource guard her food, treats or toys.
Bite history: Minnie has never bitten another animal or person.
Energy level/descriptors: low
Other Notes: Minnie is nervous during storms or fireworks. She isn’t bothered when being pushed off furniture, held or restrained, disturbed while sleeping, given a bath, getting brushed, or having nails trimmed and touched.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes; No known medical issues upon intake.
For a New Family to Know; Minnie is described as being friendly, affectionate, and mellow. She has a low activity level and loves to eat and sleep. She will follow you around when you are home or stay in the same room. She doesn’t play with toys anymore. She is indoors only and eats human food. Her favorite treat is chicken. She is house trained and uses wee wee pads only. She is well behaved when left alone and and has never been crate trained. She doesn’t know any commands and has never been walked on leash.
Behavior Notes: Upon intake, Minnie hid under the chair but came to counselor when called in a soft voice. She allowed counselor to collar and pick up.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment:6-May-2018
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 stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
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:Minnie allowed all handling without issues, she displayed no concern.
Date of intake:4-May-2018
Summary:Allowed all handling
Date of initial:4-May-2018
Summary:Gentle, allowed all handling
ENERGY LEVEL:Minnie displays a low energy level in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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