PUGGIE – A1117561
Safe - 7-6-2017 Brooklyn
PUGGIE – A1117561
NEUTERED MALE, GRAY / WHITE, SHIH TZU MIX, 13 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/05/2017, From NY 11225, DueOut Date 07/05/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Estimated age: 13 YR Microchip noted on Intake 985121009142844 GROOMING ISUES, OWNER SURRENDER, DOCILE. Evidence of Cruelty seen – YES NEGLECT SEEN IN PET HAS SEVERELY MATTED LIMB. QARH MM PINK/PIGMENTED P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9 EENT: DIFFICULT TO EXAMINE FACE /EARS COVERED IN MATTS Oral Exam: FACE AND MOUTH SHY MODERATE DENTAL TARTAR PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: NEUTERED MSI: Ambulatory x 3 TOE TOUCHING TO NONWEIGHTBEARING ON RIGHT FRONT. ALL FOUR LIMBS ARE HEAVILY MATTED, RF LIMB TOES GREATLY SWOLLEN, WARM TO TOUCH, MALODOROUS CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: NOT PERFORMED Assessment : EVIDENCE OF NEGLECT- WOUND ON FOOT FROM MATTING. Plan SEDATE AND SHAVE PET, CLEAN EARS Prognosis: FAIR, DEPENDS ON HOW VIABLE TISSUE IS AFTER REMOVAL OF MATTS SURGERY: NEUTERED
Puggie is a 13 year old unaltered male Small dog; he was in his home since he was a Puppy and is being surrender due to the cost of his care. Puggie’s Paws are all severely matted and has a swollen front paw. He has no other known health issues or injures and has no known vet history.
Around strangers Puggie is friendly and allows all petting. He has lived with a 10 year old child and was gentle and relaxed. He has never been around other dogs and has no bite history.
Puggie isn’t bothered when his food bowl is touched, giving a bath or when an unfamiliar person tries to approach the home. He is described as mellow, affectionate and friendly with a low activity level. He is feed dry food with rice and chicken breast. He is house trained to go wee wee pads and has never been crate trained.
Upon intake Puggie was relaxed and allowed the counselor to take a photo and collar the dog.
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