PEBBLES – A1114440
Safe - 6-26-2017 Brooklyn
PEBBLES – A1114440
FEMALE, WHITE / BROWN, BEAGLE / JACK RUSS TERR, 15 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason OWNER SICK
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/24/2017, From NY 11234, DueOut Date 06/24/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 15 years Microchip noted on Intake? no History : owner surrender, no previous medical history Subjective: BAR, euhydrated Observed Behavior – very sweet old girl, allows all handling Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, moderate purulent and yeasty-smelling discharge AU with hyperpigmentation and stenosis, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: marked halitosis, dental tartar, and gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, strong synchronous pulses, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact female. 5 cm mammary mass at the left cranial mammary chain, 2 cm mammary mass at the right middle chain MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, healthy hair coat, marked hyperpigmentation of the ventrum and inguinal regions, moderate hyperpigmentation and swelling of the feet, symmetric and non-pruritic alopecia of both pinnae with excoriations bilaterally CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Geriatric with dental disease requiring surgical extractions, mammary tumors, severe bilateral otitis externa and lichenified skin likely secondary to chronic atopy Plan: Start Benadryl 25 mg PO SID x 14 days, Otibiotic AU BID x 14 days and cephalexin 250 mg PO BID x 14 days for otitis. Seek New Hope placement for mammary tumors, dental disease Prognosis: fair (pending histopath of mammary tumors) SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to advanced age
Pebbles is a 15 year old female small black dog who was surrendered to the ACC due to the fact her owner is sick. The owner stated that she had Pebbles since she was 8 weeks old. The owner also stated that Pebbles has no known medical problems.
Owner stated that when around strangers she is friendly and outgoing. Pebbles has spent time around children and she is relaxed and affectionate. The owner stated that due to Pebbles age she does not really like to play anymore. Pebbles has spent time around other dogs and she is respectful. Pebbles has not spent time around cats so it is unknown how she will react.
One stated that overall Pebbles behaves very well. During fireworks and loud noises she isn’t bothered. When someone touches her food treats or toys she is friendly. She isn’t bothered if she is pushed off the couch, restrained or disturbed while she is sleeping. Pebbles does not like being bathed but she will tolerate it. She has never had her nails trimmed s it is unknown how she will react. When someone unfamiliar approaches her house of family member she will bark.
For a new family to know:
Owner described Pebbles as friendly affectionate and mellow with a medium activity level. When at home she will follow her owner around. Pebbles is not interested in playing with toys. She has been kept indoors only and eats dry food. Pebbles is very much house trained and never has accidents. When using the bathroom outside she will go on the grass or cement. When left alone in the house or the yard she is well behaved. She has been kept in a crate for up to 6 hours and she does well. Pebbles knows the sit come down and stay commands. She is used to slow walks on the leash and when off the leash she will wander but comes back when called.
According to her previous guardian, Pebbles is respectful around other dogs.
6/25: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Pebbles is relaxed and social in a group of small male and female dogs, frequently checking in with them as she wanders.
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