NEESY – 19794
Safe - 2-13-2018 Staten Island
NEESY – 19794
Intake Date: 2/2/18 Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green Sex: Female Age: 5 years
Weight: 42 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: 5 years Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – friendly Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective : BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: mild/moderate dental calc PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FI, no vaginal discharge MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, 0.5 cm scab at dorsal muzzle, patches of alopecia and erythema at distal limbs, dry scale at dorsal thorax CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment : dermatitis- R/o atopy vs food allergy vs mites vs other Prognosis: good Plan: start simplicef 150 mg PO SID x 10 days consider a hypoallergenic food trial SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
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Basic Information: Neesy is a 3 year old female that has no previous or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner had Neesy since June of 2017 but had to surrender due to personal problems.
Previously lived with: 1 Adult, a large male dog, and 2 cats
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers, Neesy is shy for a few minutes at first but after a few minutes, she will begin to jump on the person and give kisses.
How is this dog around children? Owner did not have any children in the home but did have a family member with a 2 year old child but the child was kept separate from Neesy so behavior is unknown
How is this dog around other dogs? Owner had a large breed male dog in the home and stated that Neesy was always relaxed and respectful around the other animal.
How is this dog around cats? Owner had 2 cats a neutered male and a female in the home and stated that Neesy was respectful around both animals.
Resource guarding: Neesy is not bothered by having her food, treats or toys taken away.
Bite history: Neesy does not have a bite history
Energy level/descriptors: High
For a New Family to Know : Neesy is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and excitable. She has a high activity level and likes to play with balls and stuffed animals. In the home, Neesy liked to follow the owner around from room to room and snuggle. In the home, Neesy was fed both wet and dry food brand Alpo and Gravy Train. Neesy was kept mostly indoors and is not house trained. Owner stated that she would have accidents daily where she would urinate and defecate in the home. When left alone in the home, Neesy would go potty indoors. She is well behaved when the owner would leave her alone in the yard. Owner stated that Neesy is crate trained and would spend 8 hours a day in a crate without any issues. She knows the cues sit and stay. For exercise, Neesy was taken on brisk walks on the leash and be let out in the yard to play. When on leash, Neesy tends to pull very hard. Owner has never tried to walk Neesy off leash as she would run away.
Behavior Notes: Behavior during intake: Neesy first approached counselor with body low on the ground, tail tucked. After a few minutes, Neesy warmed up and became loose and wiggly then began to lightly jump on the counselor affectionately. Counselor was able to scan for a microchip, collar and take a picture without any issues.
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