RIPTIDE – A1099070
Gone - 12-20-2016 Manhattan
My name is RIPTIDE. My Animal ID # is A1099070.
I am a male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/07/2016 from NY 10460, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/18/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 59.6 LBS.
EATING WELL, NO VOMIT SEEN
12/07/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/10/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Riptide reminds me of the kid who wants to be friends, wants to fit in, but isn’t quite sure of himself and comes from the ‘wrong side of the tracks’. Certainly Riptide hasn’t had a cushy life….he has callouses on his pressure points, a couple of bumps on his head and needs some TLC for some minor skin issues. But his cute little square face (bulldog heritage?) is soft and friendly, and he’s ready to make friends with whomever wants to befriend him. And everyone does as there’s a vulnerability and a sweetness there that shines through loud and clear. Likely housetrained he pulls hard on the leash after his business is taken care of, and he’s also a sniffer of all enticing scents along the way. In a pen off leash he’s snuggly and affectionate giving me lots of kisses. Running over to greet all dogs passing by with a happy tail salute, Riptide has been in group play with females, engaging in soft play when solicited. I wish I had more time to spend with Riptide as I really like him. The dictionary definition of Riptide is “a strong current” and I think that suits our boy well. He’s been strong outside, but is a soft mush inside, ready to lead the life of the pampered pet which seems to have alluded him to date. Let’s change his life with a soft bed, good food and lots of love. He’ll return that love tenfold.
12/09/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None Unaltered, stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 12/9/2016 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted, whining, lip lick Sensitivity: 2. Dog leans into assessor’s hand and accepts the touch, low wag, focused on other stimuli, sniffing assessor’s pants. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, focused on exit Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog pulls back paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog sniffs, then turns away. Summary: Riptide consistently whined throughout assessment, and was focused on the exit. While he showed some anxious behavior inside the SAFER room, this has not been seen in other contexts. He tolerated all handling. Riptide pulled very hard on his relief walk and will likely benefit from a front-clip harness. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Selective: These dogs can succeed with certain other dogs, but may be more selective or picky. They may dislike certain ‘types’ of dogs or styles of dog play so they may require extra supervision when interacting with other dogs. PLAYGROUP: Riptide has displayed interest in play with female dogs in the care center. He is unaltered and has displayed sexually motivated behavior by attempting to mount. Riptide so far has not appeared comfortable while interacting with male dogs in the care center. The behavior department recommends allowing Riptide slow introductions to social or tolerant female dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:12-07-16 During initial exam Riptide was tense, but he allowed all handling without issue ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
12/08/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Riptide has displayed interest in play with female dogs in the care center. He is unaltered and has displayed sexually motivated behavior by attempting to mount. Riptide so far has not appeared comfortable while interacting with male dogs in the care center. The behavior department recommends allowing Riptide slow introductions to social or tolerant female dogs. 12/8: When off leash with a female dog Riptide engages in some play with intent to mount. 12/9: Riptide, again, engages in soft play when solicited with the ultimate goal of mounting. He is uncomfortable when a female mounts him and will cease interacting. 12/10: Riptide contines to engage in gentle play with the intent to mount. 12/14: Riptide greets politely. He eventually attempts to mount female dogs. 12/15: Riptide greets female dogs politely. He allows approach from a male dog, while displaying a bit of a tense body.
12/07/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative male intact very nervous, tense mild tartar ear infection occular d/c, red eyes mass on top of head pressure sore on elbows might have skin issue or dermatitis NOSF
12/18/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
12/18/16 16:30 on VC for to recheck conjunctivitis, vomiting good appetite, no vomiting no ocular discharge seen d/c TAB ophthalmic cw all other tx px: good S: Vet check for appetite, vomiting In ISO and on doxy for CIRDC On cephalexin for dermatitis, TAB ophth for conjunctivitis On famotidine since 12/16 Eating well (2 empty food dishes), no vomitus Formed stool O: BAR EENT: Clear OU, no nasal d/c RESP: Eupneic, no cough MSI: Multilobulated ~5x2cm alopecic epidermal mass occipital midline, mild periocular alopecia A: CIRDC Vomit 12/16 (none reported/seen today) – r/o secondary to cough vs. GI upset from doxy vs. other Epidermal occipital mass as described P: Extend famotidine by 2d Continue current meds for CIRDC, dermatitis, conjunctivitis Monitor appetite, vomiting while at MACC Long-term (poss. post-placement) rec FNA/cytology occipital mass, based on results consider excision — 12/16/16 S/O: vet check for vomiting BAR, eager to get out of kennel what appears to be possible vomitus in cage squirmy, limited exam SKIN: lobulated, soft dermal mass on top of head approx 5cm x2cm ABN: SNP M/S: amb x4 UROGEN: MI EENT: mild redness to eyes, moderate serous nasal d/c A: already on ab’s for possible pyoderma vs. allergies already on TAB ointment for conunctivitis mass on top of head: /o benign vs. malignant V: r/o secondary to ab’s, secondary to CIRDC, other CIRDC P: move to iso con’t all meds for other previously dx’ed conditions doxycyline 100mg: three tabs PO SID x10 days famotidine 10mg Po BID x2 check app and check for V long term rec aspirate/cytology for mass on head, depending on results consider mass removal and bx 12/13/16 15:56 on rounds noticed rostral muzzle is erythematous—pyoderma vs allergies? wil try course of cephalexin 500mg bid x 10d 12/12/16 Conjunctivitis appears to be resolving – right eye is clear; left eye has mild crusty mucoid discharge and mild erythema. CWCT and recheck in 6 days. 1088 ——- 12/08/16 12:16 s/o: BAR Os>od conjunctivitis, blepharitis oral wnl heart+lungs wnl epidermal mass on head, lobulated, freely movable a: conjunctivitis mass on head p: mass is probably benign based on age and appearance–removal should be easy and is not time sensitive TAB ou bid x 7 d for eyes
Generated on Dec 19 2016 6:00PM
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