NORIA – 22338
Safe - 3-13-2018 Brooklyn
NORIA – 22338
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11201, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 12 years, Sex: Female, Weight: 43 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: ~12yrs; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History : Owner surrender; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – Attention seeking, tail wagging, becomes timid at times (likely due to not being able to see) – soft muzzle placed; Objective ; P = WNL; R = WNL; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes completely dilated, no PLR, no cataracts seen, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Mild dental staining, pink mm; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Female, several (3-4) pedunculated masses at region of right and left caudal thoracic and cranial abdominal nipples; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: Geriatric, blind, pyuria, masses (appearance of large skin tags), hx of testing snap positive for Borrelia burgdorferi 7/2017; Prognosis: Good; Plan: CBC/Chem/UA pending. Continue to monitor while at BACC; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake7-Mar-2018
Basic Information:Noria is a Chocolate brown and white dog, large dog, female (unaltered) dog. Noria bought the dog as a puppy from a pet store. The owner is surrendering Noria due to landlord issues.
Previously lived with:3 adults, older children
How is this dog around strangers? Noria when strangers come over she wags her tail and has a loose body. She jumps up excitable seeking attention. She enjoys being pet on her head and back. She is friendly and active.
How is this dog around children? Noria has been around only older children 10 and up. She is very playful and excitable. She approaches them and seek attention.
How is this dog around other dogs? Noria has never lived with dogs. Behavior is unknown around dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Noria has never lived with cats. Behavior is unknown around cats.
Resource guarding: No resource guarding. Noria is relaxed when touching her food bowl while eating, removing toys from her mouth, removing bones from her mouth.
Bite history:She has never had a bite or scratch history.
Energy level/descriptors:high energy
Other Notes:She isn’t bothered being held. She likes being bathed but fearful when trimming her nails. She is housetrained and gets walked 1-2 a day. When the owner around not home she is tied up. She is relaxed when left alone and does not bark much.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes: Noria during intake had skin tags and appears to have cateracts.
For a New Family to Know: Noria described as playful, active and affectionate. Noria likes to follow the owner around the house. Noria sleep in her dog bed and sometimes cuddle with the family. She follows them around. She enjoys Purina dry dog food twice a day. She knows the commands give me paw, fetch and sit and come.
Behavior Notes:During intake Noria walked up to counselor wagging her tail and loose body. She jumped up and began lick counsleor hand. She pulled on the leash slightly. Noria likes to be rubbed on her back and the side of her belly. She allowed to be collard, scanned and photographed.
According to Noria’s previous owner she has never been around other dogs, so her behavior around dogs is unknown.
3/8: When off leash at the Care Center, Noria lip licks when briefly greeted by a novel male dog. Due to her lack of vision she is startled with a face to face greet and explores the pens with the help of a handler.
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