NIGEL – 20016
Safe - 2-10-2018 Manhattan
NIGEL – 20016
Care Center Location: Manhattan, ZIP Code From: 10029, Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 12 years, Sex: Neutered Male, Weight: 23 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10-15 years based on dental disease, masses and cataracts; Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative; MC placed during exam; History : Stray, came in with 1 other dog; Subjective: Calm, alert; Observed Behavior – Stands still for full exam; Objective ; BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 6/9; EENT: Many small sebaceous-type warts and masses on face and ears. Immature cataracts OU. Ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted.; Oral Exam: Severe tartar, gingival recession and halitosis; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Male neutered; MSI: Many small wart-like masses (pink and alopecic) on the legs and torso. Larger pedunculated mass near the left elbow. SQ or intramuscular thickening on the medial aspect of the right hind leg at the inguinal region. The margins of this thickening are not clearly defined. No pain on palpation. No stifle thickening or crepitus. Good range of motion in stifles and hips. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, healthy hair coat. Long nails.; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: Normal externally; Assessment: 1. Many small masses – R/O sebaceous adenomas vs. other types of neoplasia; 2. Mass or thickening in right inguinal region – R/O neoplasia, benign vs. malignant 3. Severe dental disease 4. Immature cataracts; Prognosis: Fair; Plan: 1. CBC/chemistry – blood pulled for this during exam 2. Recommend dental cleaning and rads, likely extractions 3. Recommend pelvic rads +/- US, and FNA 4. Consider excision of any masses that are problematic for pt 5. Trimmed nails
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Assessment Date: 2/6/2018
Date of intake: 5-Feb-2018
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray
Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed with the dog he came in with
Date of assessment: 6-Feb-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog 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. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: We have no history on Nigel so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a medium level of activity.
Summary (1): 2/6: When introduced off leash to dogs, Nigel greets, then wanders away.
Date of intake: 5-Feb-2018
Summary: Nigel had a relaxed body and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 5-Feb-2018
Summary: Nigel allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Nigel so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a medium level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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