MISSY – A1111696
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MISSY – A1111696
FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 12 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason COST
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 05/17/2017, From NY 11221, DueOut Date 05/20/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary 05/17/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 12 yrs Microchip noted on Intake? No. History : Brought in by owner due to a move. Noted to have dental problems and a mass on her neck. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Friendly and social, submissive and rolls over to show her belly when approached. Allows all handling. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=100, RR=20. BCS=5/9. ORAL: Heavy calculus, mod. gingivitis. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Lungs clear. No murmurs/arrhythmias, no coughing. ABD: Non painful, no masses/organomegaly palpated. U/G: Female, no spay scar found. MS: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness. INTEG: Full, clean, haircoat. Approx 6 cm diam irregular, ulcerated skin mass on left lat neck. Ulcerated area is moist with purulent discharge. At its base, mass is attached by approx 2.5 cm of skin. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. A: Geriatric dog with dental disease, infected skin mass. Mass DDx: sebaceous adenoma, basal cell tumor, MCT, squamous cell carcinoma, other. P: Convenia 80 mg/ml 0.5 ml SQ administered. Gently cleaned mass with dilute chlorhexidene soluiton. Monitor mass for bleeding. Scheduled for CBC/CHEM. Rec. dental cleaning and mass removal when placed. Fair to good prognosis depending on underlying tumor type. Permanent waiver from OVH surgery due to age.
Missy is a black and white female Chihuahua mix. She is being surrendered by her owner due to owner relocating out of state to a facility that does not accept pets. Missy was given to owner by a neighbor; she had been with her owner for the last few months.
Missy has lived with three adults and three children ages fourteen months to twelve years old. Missy is shy around strangers and takes a few minutes to warm up to new people, after a few minutes owner stated she will engage in gentle play and allows petting. Missy is respectful around the children and owner stated since she is an older lady she usually likes to lounge and keeps her distance from the children. Missy has not been around other dogs. Missy lived with a cat and owner stated she will bark and growl if the cat approaches her. Owner stated Missy consumes the cats stool and likes to lay in her litter box.
Missy is walked about two to three times a day and is used to leash walks. Missy was provided pee pads in the home and owner stated she had accidents indoors frequently. Missy was not approached while eating so her behavior when her food is touched is unknown. Missy will tolerate bathing and does not mind being picked up. Missy will bark when a stranger approaches her home and continue to bark. Missy has been kept mostly indoors. Missy eats Purina dry food and is free fed. Missy eats greenies and bacon strips. Missy knows the commands come, and sit. Missy is kept in the bathroom area of the home as he tends to consume the cats poop. Missy is described as a mellow and independent dog.
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