RUTHIE – 20985
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RUTHIE – 20985
Intake Date 2/17/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: — Age: 8 years Sex: Female
Weight: – lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: approx 8yo; Microchip noted on Intake? neg; History : stray; Subjective: BARH, very sweet and friendly, good for PE and medical handling. No signs of aggression; Observed Behavior -Objective ; T = P = wnl; R = eup ; BCS 3/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted. OU Y-suture shaped cataracts ; Oral Exam: mild to mod dental disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: FI, possible MGT right caudal most mammary gland; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: normal externally; Assessment; geriatric; underweight; possible MGT; cataracts; Prognosis: fair; Plan: ctm at BACC until transfer/adoption; recommend optho consult for the cataracts; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to old age
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 20-Feb-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Toy: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you.
Summary: Ruthie came into the assessment room calm and quiet, she was friendly and social towards the handlers with a slow approach.
Summary (1): Ruthie was surrender as a stray so her past behavior with other dogs is unknown.
2/20: When off leash at the Care Centers, Ruthie slowly approaches the greeter dog with a nervous but soft posture. She appropriately exchanges greets, then explores the pens. She mostly seeps to herself throughout her session.
Date of intake: 17-Feb-2018
Date of initial: 17-Feb-2018
Summary: Sweet, friendly, allowed all handling
ENERGY LEVEL: Ruthie displays a low activity level in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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