SQUEEGE – A1090478
RTO SAFE 09/24/16
SQUEEGE – A1090478
***HIT BY CAR***
MALE, WHITE / TAN, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition INJ MINOR Intake Date 09/19/2016, From NY 11435, DueOut Date09/22/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary 9/20/16 Check wounds Microchip scan neg. O: QAH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Very calm, no problems handling. Oral: Fractured tips of R Mand and Max canines. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. H/L: Lungs clear. ABD: Palpation WNL, body wall intact. INTEG: Multiple injuries – Cranial right thigh abrasions and bruising; mod. brusing, abrasions, swelling, moisture and purulent discharge medial right thigh, right inguinal region and right ventral abdomen extending to prepuce. Distal 75 % of ventral tail – extensive degloving with exposed muscle, necrotic tissue, purulent discharge, and swelling. Distal 25% of tail is cool. Areas are painful. MS: Amb x 4 with mild right hind lameness, swelling right tarsus. No palp fractures. UG: Intact male. A: Injuries consistent with HBC, likely occurred 2-3 days ago. Wounds are infected. Tail becoming necrotic and will likely require amputation once infection controlled. P: Start Rimadyl 100 mg 1.25 tabs PO q 24 hours x 10 days. Continue Cephalexin 500 mg PO BID. Clean wounds daily with chlorhexidene (to the extent that he will allow). Placed e-collar 30 cm. Recheck daily. Rec placement. Will need surgical consult for tail injury. Prognosis excellent with appropriate therapy.
For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://urgentpodr.org/adoption-info-and-list-of-rescues. If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected] Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process. * We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.* For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please click here: http://information.urgentpodr.org/acc-placement-status-descriptions. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see: http://information.urgentpodr.org/category/frequently-asked-questions/. You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
View all entries in: Safe Dogs 2016-10