MOTA – A1120773
Safe - 8-8-2017 Manhattan
My name is MOTA. My Animal ID # is A1120773.
I am a male white and tan cocker span and poodle min mix. The shelter thinks I am about 17 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/03/2017 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was COST.
08/06/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1120773 Mota is At Risk for medical reasons (please see exam below)
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/06/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 16.6 LBS.
08/03/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/03/17 19:31 Basic Info Mota is a 17 year old white and tan dog whose owner could not care for him any longer. He last visited a vet 6-7 years ago. Socialization Mota is a little aloof around strangers and will sniff you but takes time before he acknowledges you with excitement. He lives with a 6 and 9 year old and is relaxed around them. When near other dogs he bares teeth but does not interact often. he ha never beena round cats. He has bitten his owner once two years ago while being groomed but did not puncture the skin. He has never bitten an animal before. Behavior He is potty trained and does not destroy household items. If his food or treats are touched while he has them he will growl. he is not bothered by having his toys taken. He is not bothered while being bathed or brushed. If someone rings the doorbell he will bark. New Family Mota has a low level of energy at home except for when his owner comes home. He likes to be in the same romo as people and owner but sometimes he is to himself as well. He enjoys squeaky toys and bones. He sleeps in his dog bed in the kitchen. He is fed dry dog food thrice daily. he uses the bathroom indoors on newspaper. He is well behaved when left home alone. He knows the command sit. He does nto pull hard on the leash and is not walked without a leash. Intake behavior Mota was calm and leaned into counselor’s hand to be pet and allowed all handling for intake.
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08/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 8/3/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages six and nine) Behavior toward strangers: Aloof Behavior toward children: Relaxed Behavior toward dogs: Bares teeth at them Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, he will growl if his food or treats are touched Bite history: Yes, he bit his owner while being groomed two years ago. The bite did not break skin. Housetrained: Goes on newspaper inside Energy level/descriptors: Mota is described as having a low activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/6/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pulls back. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Mota displayed no concerning behaviors on his assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Summary INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Mota was calm and allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/3/17 During his initial medical exam, Mota was tense and showed teeth when his face was touched. ENERGY LEVEL: Mota’s previous owner described him as having a low level of activity. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) X_No young children (under 5): Due to reported food guarding in the home, we recommend a home without young children. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Mota’s previous owner notes that he may growl when his food or treats are touched. We recommend that Mota be left along while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in his future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Mota’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. He should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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08/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 5 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
08/04/17 10:58 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 17 years History : owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – trembling, nervous, stiff body, allowed exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – yes (neglect) Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = – P = 120 bpm R = eupneic BCS 4/9 EENT: nuclear sclerosis OU, no ocular or nasal discharge, mild debris AU Oral Exam: mm’s pink, severe periodontal disease PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: 5/6 left sided heart murmur with palpable thrill, LCE ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male intact, 2 scrotal testes MSI: amb x 4, open quarter-sized wounds on the lateral aspect of both elbows, mild matting on body, severe matting on distal limbs with underlying dematitis, no parasites seen n exam (owner previously reported maggots), dark colored mass on dorsal base of tail CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment ~17 year old MI dog intact male geriatric severely matted distal limbs sedondary dermatitis and wounds from matted fur open wounds on lateral elbows – r/o decubital ulcers vs. neoplasia severe periodontal disease 5/6 heart murmur – r/o underlying heart disease (MVD vs. other) mass on dorsal base of tail – r/o neoplasia Plan Move to medical for monitoring Needs priority grooming ASAP today – will need to be re-evaluated by DVM after grooming to identify underlying wounds ***save shaved fur for potential cruelty*** Clavamox 125 mg tab: 1 tab PO BID x 10 days Tramadol 50 mg: 1/2 tab PO BID x 10 days LRS 100 ml SQ SID x 2 days Capstar PO SID x 2 days Possible cruelty case – recommend new hope placement if not going to be a case Recommend echo/cardio consult and dental with extractions and biopsy of tail mass Prognosis: fair short term, poor long term prognosis SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to geriatric and heart murmur
08/06/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Hx: matted, geriatric, heart murmur; pressure sores and mass at tail base S/O ate whole can of vienna sausage, no interest in other food QAR, allows handling but resists oral exam mm pk, sl tacky; CRT <2 sec no nasal discharge, sneezing or coughing noted OS-cornea appears slightly dull compared to OD grade V/VI heart murmur soft abdomen ambulatory x 4, mild kyphosis of TL spine recently shaved, mild razor induced abrasion over L antebrachium ulcerated pressure sore over L elbow, granulation tissue forming along edges of wound area of alopecia, thickening and lichenification over tail; marble sized, firm cutaneous growth palpable within thickened tissue A Geriatric Heart murmur Dental disease Poss KCS OS Pressure wound/ulcerated callous Cutaneous mass over tail P CWCT Rec’d CBC/chem Rec’d cardiac work up (CXR, echo, ECK, blood presssure monitoring) Rec’d dental cleaning with poss extractions and biopsy of tail mass Prognosis: guarded; heart murmur likely valvular disease based on age/breed and can be managed but is typically progressive; open for tail base mass
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