PEBBLES – A1118025
Urgent - Manhattan
PEBBLES – A1118025
FEMALE, WHITE / BROWN, JACK RUSS TERR / SHIH TZU, 7 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/10/2017, From NY 10468, DueOut Date 07/13/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Estimated age: Reported to be 7 years old Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative History : Client was given this pt about 2 weeks ago. Since then she has had small amounts of blood in her stool and has had intermittent diarrhea and constipation. She does have an appetite but has been throwing up bile. The owner has stated that she has always eaten little bits ever since she has been with her and does not know about her past eating habits. She is an active dog though and has been running around and has spurts of energy. BAR. Timid, jumps away from examiner, hides head under handler’s arm. Allows handling when examiner goes slowly. BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Moderate tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Soft, non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Small mammary glands, developed vulva, no spay scar palpated – suspect intact MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites. Some mats on hind legs and abdomen. No masses noted. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Normal externally. Assessment: 1. Recent hx vomiting, bloody diarrhea, constipation – R/O parasites (worms vs. Giardia) vs. stress colitis vs. neoplasia vs. infectious (bacterial vs. viral) vs. liver dz (cholangiohepatitis) vs. pancreatitis vs. other Plan 1. CBC/chemistry – NSF. Okay to monitor for now. 2. Deworm 3. Monitor for further diarrhea/vomiting Prognosis: Fair to good SURGERY: Okay for surgery 1088
Basic: Pebbles is a 7 year old small female dog. Her owners have had her for 2 weeks and are surrendering her because of cost of care. She has had some diarrhea for the past two weeks and has been throwing up a little. She has not been to the vet.
Socialization: Around strangers Pebbles is shy for a few minutes and then friendly. She has spent time in the home with a 4 year old and a 14 year old in the home and was friendly, relaxed and playful with both. Pebbles plays exuberantly with adults and children. She has been around other small and large dogs outside of the home and was relaxed and plays exuberantly with them. She has spent time with cats and was relaxed with them. She has not been around other pets. She does not have a bite history.
Behavior: Pebbles will poop and pee inside. She also can bark a little too much at time and chews on shoe laces and shoes. She is nervous during loud noises. Pebbles will growl when someone touches her food while she is eating, when someone takes a treat or a toy away, but also will think its a game and engage in play. She isnt bothered when someone holds her, pushes her off furniture, when someone unfamiliar approaches her house or family member. She will bark when the doorbell rings. She is afraid of baths and has never been brushed or had a nail trim.
For New Family: Pebbles is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and shy. Her activity level is medium. She follows her owners around the house and sleeps in her owners bed. She eats wet and dry food and has accidents in the house on a daily basis and is not housetrained. She has been crate trained but doesnt do well for more than 4 hours and when she is off leash she will stay close to her owner. She pulls lightly on the leash.
During intake Pebbles was nervous but allowed all handling. She had a high fast wagging tail when the owner would call her over and Pebbles would come running to the counselor. She has been friendly and relaxed at home with her owner and her children but will growl when someone tries to touch her food while she is eating.
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