SHAM – A1111385
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My name is SHAM. My Animal ID # is A1111385.
I am a male black am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/08/2017 from NY 10039, owner surrender reason stated was PET HEALTH.
05/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Sham A1111385 was placed At Risk for Medical concerns- please see notes below
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/09/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.8 LBS.
3ml pyrantel po advantage large dog
05/08/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/08/17 12:10 Sham is friendly and outgoing towards strangers. He lives with children ages 13 and 16 and is relaxed and playful with them. He plays gently with both adults and children and loves meeting other dogs on the street. He plays gently with other dogs and has never spent time around cats so it’s unknown how he would react around them. He has never bitten another animal or human. On intake, Sham’s tail was at a normal height. He didn’t move a lot and seemed very mellow.
05/09/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Far from a sham this 5 year-old angel is absolutely the real deal. One look at that kissable face, one glance at those pleading eyes, and I am smitten, gobsmacked, gone. I crack open his kennel door and out sweet Shammy (all his friends call him “Shammy”) steps giving me a quick lick on my hand as a “thanks.” Unfortunately it’s always the sweetest souls that have known the toughest roads and our Shammy is no different. He comes to us after 5 years with one family, possibly not always knowing the best of care, and now saddled with more than his fair share of ailments, the reach of which only proper vetting can say for sure. As I watch little Shammy strain in the yard to answer nature’s call and struggle to find a savory treat resting right in the palm of my hand, I feel my cheeks grow hot with sadness and my eyes they start to sting. But like all those who have known the toughest roads and missed out on the best of care, Shammy then looks up at me without an ounce of self-pity, not one doubt, no concern, just another “thank you.” And I hug him in return. Shammy is waiting for the care that he needs, for a place to rest his head, and for the love and life he has always deserved at Manhattan ACC.
05/09/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Limited Profile 5/8/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages thirteen and sixteen) Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing Behavior toward children: Gently playful Behavior toward dogs: Plays gently with them Bite history: None reported SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/9/17 Summary: Due his current medical condition, Sham is not an appropriate candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time. The behavior department believes Sham would benefit best from placement with a New Hope Rescue who can meet his needs medically and then assess behavior once he is in a stable environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Sham to new and unfamiliar situations. At the care center, Sham was initially reluctant to leave his cage, growling (possibly due to pain), but eventually allowed leashing. Once out of the kennel, he remained aloof with the handler but allowed petting and did not display any warning or distance increasing behaviors. DOG-DOG: 5/9: Sham was not introduced off leash to dogs due to medical status. He has been observed to be non-reactive to dogs on leash and ignores them in passing while in the care center. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/8/17 During his initial medical exam, Sham allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Sham so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to his current painful medical condition, Sham is not a candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Placement with a New Hope partner who can first address his medical needs and then reevaluate behavior once he is comfortable is recommended. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful: Sham has growled at people trying to remove him from his kennel. It is not known if this is a fear based behavior or due to pain. This behavior has not been seen outside the kennel, however Sham displays no social behavior either. It is important to always go slow and give Sham the option to walk away from any social interaction. Sham should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Sham’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Sham would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to his new surroundings.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 5 year Microchip noted on Intake? none History : Hematuria x 1 month per owner Subjective: QAR to depressed mild to mod dehydr Observed Behavior – cooperative but may be related to illness Evidence of Cruelty seen – hematuria, edematous scrotum Evidence of Trauma seen – none observed Objective T = 102.0 P = 100 R = wnl BCS 3/9 EENT: Eyes clear, no nasal discharge noted, debris au Oral Exam: nsf PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI edematous/swollen scrotum bilat symmetrical, hematuria, rectal exam flaccid urethra on palpation, painful symmetical prostate, over pelvic rim MSI: slow to ambulate-appears to have difficutly getting up and wants to remain lying down in sternal position, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dry coat, underwgt, CNS: mentation appropriate, nystagmus, head tilt Rectal: tacky colon Assessment: hematuria, swollen scrotum r/o prostitis, cystitis, urinary calculi, UO, rutptured urethra nystagmus/head tilt r/o otitis, cns. pns, toxin (endogenous/exogenous) weakness r/o pain, metabolic Plan: abd rads, cbc/chem rec check plr, other when doing rads Prognosis: guarded to grave SURGERY: Okay for surgery no Temporary waiver due to current medical condition
05/08/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Abdominal rads show multiple round, radioopaque bladder stones of varying sizes A 1. bladder stones-r/o struvite vs calcium oxalate P Rimadyl 100 mg PO SID Clavamox 375 mg PO BID x 14 days rec’d cystotomy with stone analysis prognosis: good, will likely require dietary management long term to prevent reoccurence of stones after surgery
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