NEPTUNE – A1125177
Safe - 9-14-2017 Brooklyn
NEPTUNE – A1125177
MALE, TAN, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 14 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 09/11/2017, From NY 11221, DueOut Date 09/14/2017,
Medical: DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 14 yearsMicrochip noted on Intake? negative History : o/s Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – Did well for medical handling but was head shy and snarled during oral exam Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 5/9. EENT: Eyes clear with mature cataracts ou with OD>OS, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. Oral Exam: limited oral exam due to muzzle but moderate dental disease. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Grade 6/6 HM, NSR, Lungs clear, eupneic. ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated. U/G: MI, unilateral cryptorchid-suspect abdominal. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, thin and dry hair coat, grade 2/4 luxating patellas bilaterally. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Assessment: Geriatric. Grade 6/6 HM. Moderate dental disease. Grade 2/4 Medial luxating patellas bilaterally Mature cataracts ou OD>OS. Thin, dry haircoat
Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Rec cardiologist consult and full senior workup Prognosis: Fair. SURGERY: permanent waiver from surgery due to age and heart murmur
Neptune is a 14 year old unaltered male small dog; he came to the family 12 years ago as a gift and is being surrender due to the owner moving. Neptune has no known health issues or injures and has no vet history.
Around strangers Neptune is shy and will snap sometimes. He runs away from children and keeps away. Around other dogs he is relaxed and aloof, and has no bite history. He isn’t bothered when someone touches his food bowl or gives him a bath. Neptune will bark when a stranger comes into the home. He was described as shy, mellow, and aloof with a medium activity level.
He follows the family around the home and eats table food twice a day. He is house trained and uses wee -wee pads but has accidents around the home daily. He is well behaved when left alone and has never been crate trained and goes on slow walks on leash.
Upon intake Neptune was aloof and relaxed he allowed the counselor to collar and take his Photo.
Group Behavior: Neptune’s previous guardian reported that he is relaxed around other dogs.
9/12: When off leash at the Care Center, Neptune greets other small male and female dogs but mostly keeps to himself while exploring the yard.
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