SAFE – 04/11/15 – LEX aka PACMAN – A1031521 – MANHATTAN, NY
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My name is LEX. My Animal ID # is A1031521
Pulled by Second Chance Rescue
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I am a male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/28/2015 from NY 10303, owner surrender reason stated was FIRE. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-008223.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/08/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 43.6 LBS.
good appetite seen with me today while treating gave medication in a pill pocket with some baby food BAR NOSF
03/28/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
easy in easy out of the cage vary calm and relax do
04/05/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Walking Lex is a must when I am at the care center. I miss him when I am not there….He is a measly chap that is taking a big place in my heart…Lex is a quiet little pooch, waiting very still right in the middle of his blanket, in his kennel, all eyes on the scene around him and on me when I arrive….His den is always clean. He is so house trained. Lex is so ready for his walk and company. He is tiny, dark as night and a bit on the thin side, a contrast with the 3 adult housemates he came in with, all victims of a big fire. Lex was wheezing upon arrival, coughing and could barely open his gentle brown eyes. He let me wipe the secretions blinding his vision. His face was all strained, one of his paws was up…What a good patient he was. Lex is quite obedient, well mannered, sits on command and a bit on the shy, submissive side. He indulges in hugs and caresses and has so much to give back. He loves treats but does not snatch them from my hand. He is curious of other dogs, pulls toward them but not in an unfriendly way. He never misses a chance to nuzzle the puppies (may be his…) housed in the kennel next to his. Lex is very dear, sweet and affectionate. He is at the Manhattan Care Center, recovering from smoke inhalation and hoping to be soon…home where he belongs… Another volunteer writes: Little tiny miny Lex was left behind with mama Shay as their owner who lost her home in a big fire, took back only her much older dogs…Lex is very different from his pack…He is very small to start with and seems to have endured a harder life. Very old scars can be seen on his face only, he is quite thin and hungry, seems house trained, and he goes toward other dogs but crouches to the ground when one is a bit too forward with him. He cowers when I throw a ball. And he is such a good boy, so friendly, welcoming and highly affectionate. What is Lex’s story? Take a guess..or not but mostly, think of giving him a home where he will be safe, cared for and loved. At the end of the road should be a castle..yours.
04/03/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Lex walks calmly on leash. He was shy but friendly during the assessment – low body and tail, but trying to stay close. Lex was shy and nervous during handling, with stiff or fearful body language. He had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. Lex was not interested in food toys or rawhide he hides behind the handler with his tail low and only the end is wagging. Lex approached other dog with friendly/playful body language. Lex seen to be fearful of the shelter environment, the behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment. Lex was very comfortable around the helper dog. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful; his tail is low. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is low, fearful body language, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, or low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Food: No interest. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 1. Dog approaches the helper dog in play position. His mouth is open. Helper: A1031699
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
03/28/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Intact male QARH Slight irritation to conjunctiva, no burns seen Lung sounds clear but coughing intermittently Smokey coat but not singed fur Old scars to face and head Mild tartar Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) NOSF Moved to medical for overnight observation, might be the father to the litter of puppies
04/07/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
4/7 today , check puffing seems like infectious tracheobronchitis signs are present, today sign to move to iso, today Baytril given as directed T=102.4F, not eating lungs auscult wnl CWTP as directed on To Do list ————————————————————————– 4/6 not eating today QAR resp rate increased. Some increased bronchial noise. worried about developing pneumonia from smoke inhalation (no obvious infectious pneumonia signs) restart baytril injections x 10days start doxycycline no need to move to iso–prob secondary to physical injury to lung tissue greatly clinically improved continue therapy ———————- 03/29/15 11:38 BROKEN NAILS PRESENT FROM INTAKE SHEDDING, NO BLEEDING SOME INCREASED LUNG SOUNDS, NO NASAL DISCHARGE BAR, VERY AFFECTIONATE CONTNUE TO MONITOR, FOLLOW-UP BLOODWORK, XRAYS REC ————————– 03/28/15 13:56 GIVEN OXYGEN BECAUSE OF COUGHING/LETHARGY IN HALL ADDING DEXAMETHASONE 0.25 MG/KG (1CC DEXAMETHASONE SQ) S/O: QUIET, LOW ENERGY SMOKE ODOR EENM: MM VERY PINK AND MOIST, CRT 2 SEC EYE DISCHARGE/ IRRITATION NASAL DISCHARGE SOME EDEMA AND IRRIATION NOTICED IN ORAL CAVITY CV: NO MURMURS OR ARRHYTHMIAS LUNGS: CLEAR, RESP RATE INCRASED ABD: SOFT AND NONTENDER MS/INTEG: AMB X 4, BCS 5/9 (OR 3/5) NO BURNS SEEN ON GENERAL SKIN, REDDENING OF PAW PADS, VENTRUM NS: APPROPRIATE A: SMOKE INHALATION PRIMARY CONCERNS: EDEMA OF UPPER AIRWAYS SECONDARY COMPLICATIONS: PNEUMONIA P: GIVEN ABX (CLAVAMOX) BY DVM, CONTINUE 6.25 MG/LB CLAVAMOX BID X 10 D 5 MG/KG BAYTRIL SID X 5 D TAB OPTHALMIC W/ HYDROCORITISONE BID X 5D CONSERVATIVE SQ FLUIDS BY DVM CONTINUE 10 ML/LB SQ SID X 3 D OXYGEN RECCOMENDED TO DISPLACE CO CONTINUE TO MONITOR PROGNOSIS GOOD-FAIR, MOST IMMEDIATE COMPLICATIONS RELEAVLED IN 24-48 HOURS, LONG TERM COMPLICATIONS (INFECTIONS) 7-10 DAYS FROM FIRE.
CAME IN WITH GRANDMA – A1031514
CAME IN WITH A1031511 – SHAY
CAME IN WITH A1031515 – FUEGO
CAME IN WITH A1031517 – TAZ
CAME IN WITH A1031518 – AMANDA
CAME IN WITH A1031519 – NICOLE
CAME IN WITH A1031520 – BENNY aka MIKE
CAME IN WITH A1031522 – PANDA aka EBONI
CAME IN WITH A1031523 – YAYA aka GRACIE
CAME IN WITH A1031524 – BARKY aka MY LITTLE
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