ONIX – A1066785
Safe - 3-10-2016 Brooklyn
ONIX – A1066785
***SAFER : AVERAGE HOME***
MALE, BROWN / WHITE, SHIH TZU MIX, 10 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD RELEASED Reason NO TIME
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/05/2016, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 03/05/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive – 095 785 778. M; 10 YO; 17 LB Very easy to handle; sweet and curious Geriatric Dental Dz obs Clouding obs in eyes Severe matting – scheduled for groom BARH
BARH. ALLOWED ALL HANDLING. BCS 5/9; SEVERE DENTAL DISEASE, TARTAR BUILDUP, SIGNIFICANT GINGIVAL RECESSION, NUCLEAR SCLEROSIS AND CORNEAL SCARRING OU, RIGHT EYE APPEARS TO HAVE A HEALING ULCER, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL; NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION; MATTED HAIR COAT; AMBULATORY X 4; MALE INTACT
A: GERIATRIC, DENTAL DISEASE, CORNEAL SCARRING, MATTED; P: REC FULL GERIATRIC WORK UP AND DENTAL CLEANING WITH EXTRACTIONS WITH PLACEMENT
REC TAB OU Q24 X 10 DAYS. NO OTHER TREATMENT INDICATED AT THIS TIME. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. FAIR-GOOD PROGNOSIS
SAFER; AVERAGE HOME
Onix came into our center severely matted on 3/5/16. He was friendly and allowed all handling during intake and his initial medical exam. Onix walked nicely on leash for his relief walk, no pulling. Onix was calm and quiet upon entering the SAFER assessment room. He allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands during Look item, body relaxed. Onix stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, eyes soft, mouth closed, ears and tail neutral. He followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, became a little playful towards last pass, settled at end of game. Onix did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts. He showed minimal interest in Toy, responding to the Squeak sound but not engaging in play for long. He approached the helper dog at an appropriate pace, tail above spine level, ears forward, not stiff. The Behavior Team feels Onix would do well in an Average home. It is recommended Onix have regularly scheduled professional grooming appointments (approx. every 8-10 weeks) to keep his coat tangle and mat free.
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, eyes soft, ears neutral, mouth closed.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, playful towards end of game, settles easily.
Squeeze 1/ 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog may smell and/or lick, then turns away.
Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches the helper dog, body soft, tail well above spine level, ears forward.
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