SCRAPPY – 9546
Safe - 10-22-2017 Manhattan
SCRAPPY – 9546
Location: Manhattan; Intake Date: 10/12/17; Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green; Sex: Female; Age: 9 years
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10; Microchip noted on Intake? NO; History : surrendered d/t eviction; Subjective: QAR, BCS 3/9, euhydrated, matted; Observed Behavior – quiet, compliant; Objective T = P = 144 R = 32 BCS 3/9; EENT: Severe corneal edema w/ scleral injection OU, IOP between 12-24 OU, blind OU, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: moderate periodontal disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, grade 4/6 left systolic HM, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, mild matting, more severe on the paws, approx 4×4 soft mass vs. hernia to the right of the vulva; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: Assessment: approx 10 yo FS shih Tzu mix -grade 4/6 left systolic HM -mass vs. hernia to the right of the vulva -bcs 3/9 -blind, severe corneal edema w/ scleral injection OU; Prognosis: fair; Plan: echo, US of mass vs. hernia, repair vs. removal of mass/hernia, weight gain; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age, HM
Scrappy is a female small dog that came in as a stray. Scrappy appears to be over 7 years old who is blind.
How is this dog around strangers? Scrappy has been around a few employees and she was calm and relaxed.
How is this dog around children? Unknown due to being a stray.
How is this dog around other dogs? Unknown due to being a stray.
How is this dog around cats? It was told that Scrappy lived with a cat but behavior is unknown.
Resource guarding: Unknown due to being a stray.
Bite history: Unknown due to being a stray.
Medical Notes; Scrappy is blind.
Upon intake Scrappy was in a carrier and wasn’t receptive to come out at first. When approached slowly she came out and walked around. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling such as being pet and picked up.
Animal Behavior Saved At: 21-Oct-2017 15:0:9.000
Animal ID: 9546
Animal Name: Scrappy
Age: 9 Years 1 Week
Breed: Small Crossbreed
Spayed / Neutered: Unknown
Behavior Assessment Date: 10/15/2017
Date of intake: 12-Oct-2017
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray
Date of assessment: 15-Oct-2017
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.
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.
1. Dog stands with tail low and wagging, and comes toward the Assessor in a friendly manner when the Assessor ceases moving.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Scrappy did not approach the assessor in the assessment room but was receptive to handling when the assessor approached her. Likely due to her lack of vision, she did not follow during tag and was not interested in the toy. She allowed all handling.
10/19: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Scrappy mostly keeps to herself.
10/20: Scrappy continues to keep to herself.
10/21: Scrappy keeps only to herself.
Date of intake: 12-Oct-2017
Summary: Scrappy was calm and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 12-Oct-2017
Summary: Scrappy was quiet and allowed handling.
We have no history on Scrappy so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center, she displays a low level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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