PEPE – A1087190
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My name is PEPE. My Animal ID # is A1087190.
I am a neutered male black and tan chihuahua sh and pug mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/25/2016 from NY 11224, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/29/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 26.5 LBS.
8/29/16 Confirmed Microchip scan negative, neutered male.
08/25/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/25/16 14:03 Pepe is a seven year old black and tan chihuahua/ pug mix. He was surrendered by his owner due to owner having personal problems as well as behavior issues he has been displaying in the home. Pepe was brought from a friend and has been with his owner since he was a puppy. Pepe is described as aggressive around strangers and will growl and bark at anyone who approaches him. He has lived with two adults in his previous home. He is aggressive around children and will snap and not engage in play. He will bark and growl if he sees another dog or cat while on walks. Pepe has a bit history but has not drawn blood within the last ten days. Pepe is walked four times a day and will pull very hard on leash. Pepe will growl and snap if his food is touched while eating. Owner stated his body will tense and his hair will raise, he will snarl and bare teeth. He will do the same with a treat or toy. He does not like to be handled or pet according to his owner and will bite. Pepe eats dry food Beneful brand and is fed twice a day, his favorite treat is sausages. He is well behaved when left alone in the home. He likes to play with balls and plays independently. Upon intake Pepe was tense and growled when cousnelor appraoched. Cousnelor was able to scan (negative), he became reactive when trying to collar and began to stuggle and snap. Cousnelor was able to scan and photograph, not collared due to behavior during intake.
No Web Memo
08/27/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Helper dog: A1087119 Pepe previously lived with adults and has been around children. The owner stated Pepe is reactive towards strangers and children, he will bark and growl if anyone approaches him. The owner mentioned Pepe will bark and growl if he sees another dog or cat while on walks. It was reported by the owner Pepe will growl and snap if his food is touched while eating, and his body will tense up and bare teeth with a treat and toys. The owner stated Pepe has a previous bite history on several occasions. Pepe bite his owner on the left hand when trying to place the leash on him but didn’t break skin. The next incident happened when the owner daughter was talking on her cell phone and her dad; Pepe then lunged and bit her hand but didn’t break skin. The last incident happened when Pepe bit a neighborhood child when they approach him on his walk but didn’t break skin. At intake it was reported Pepe was tense and growled at the counselor, he attempt to snap when being collared. Limited handling was conducted due to his behavior. Not all handling items were able to be conducted as Pepe bared his teeth at the assessor when attempt to come close to him. He displayed no interest in the toy resource item during this portion of the assessment. When on leash for a dog interaction with another dog on leash Pepe does not approach, but instead turns his body to the side and exits. In light of this behavior we feel that placement with a rescue who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification is the best option at this time. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog, or exits.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/25/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
8/25/16 Check bleeding noted at intake. O: BARH. Lunging and trying to bite. EENT: Bleeding from oral/nasal area. Unable to fully assess awake. 5 mm Left upper eyelid mass. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs. A: Bleeding – r/o self trauma (bit tongue) vs other. P: Sedation with Dexdomitor 0.5 ml IM. Re-evaluated when sedated. No epistaxis seen. Wound and bleeding from left side of tongue. Suspect pet bit his own tongue during intake which caused the bleeding. Prognosis excellent. Monitor for further bleeding.
08/26/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
VET CHECK – CHECK BLEEDING FROM MOUTH (BIT TONGUE ON INTAKE) QAR. GROWLING ON APPROACH. MINIMAL INTEREST IN FOOD. NO BLOOD NOTED AROUND MOUTH/FACE OR BEDDING. SCLERAL HEMORRHAGE OD A: WOUND, OVERWEIGHT, SCLERAL HEMORRHAGE P: CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. GOOD PROGNOSIS 8/25/16 Check bleeding noted at intake. O: BARH. Lunging and trying to bite. EENT: Bleeding from oral/nasal area. Unable to fully assess awake. 5 mm Left upper eyelid mass. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs. A: Bleeding – r/o self trauma (bit tongue) vs other. P: Sedation with Dexdomitor 0.5 ml IM. Re-evaluated when sedated. No epistaxis seen. Wound and bleeding from left side of tongue. Suspect pet bit his own tongue during intake which caused the bleeding. Prognosis excellent. Monitor for further bleeding.
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