SQUIRRELY – A1109134
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My name is SQUIRRELY. My Animal ID # is A1109134.
I am a neutered male black and gray rat terrier mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/17/2017 from NY 10459, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/20/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Squirrely A1109134 was placed At Risk for Medical and Behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/19/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 36.8 LBS.
PARAMETERS RESULTS REFERENCE RANGES RBC 6.87 M/ul 5.65-8.87 HCT 37.6 % 37.3-61.7 HGB 13 g/dl 13.1-20.5 LOW MCV 54.7 fL 61.6-73.5 LOW MCH 18.9 pg 21.2-25.9 LOW MCHC 34.6 g/dl 32-37.9 RDW 20.3 % 13.6-21.7 %RETIC 0.7 % RETIC 50.8 K/uL 10-110 WBC 11.25 K/uL 5.05-16.76 %NEUT 69.1 % %LYM 14.5 % %MONO 11.7 % %EOS 4.6 % %BASO 0.1 % NEUT 7.77 2.95-11.64 LYM 1.63 1.05-5.10 MONO 1.32 0.16-1.12 HIGH EOS 0.52 0.06-1.23 BASO 0.01 0.00-0.10 PLT 206 148-484 MPV 9.9 8.7-13.2 PDW 13.7 9.1-19.4 PCT 0.2 0.14-0.46 Parameters Results Reference Ranges GLU 102 mg/dl 70-143 BUN 15 mg/dl 7-27 CREAT 0.8 mg/dl 0.5-1.8 BUN/Creat 19 PHOS 6.1 mg/dl 2.5-6.8 CA 9.6 mg/dl 7.9-12.0 TP 8.1 g/dl 5.2-8.2 ALB 2.6 g/dl 2.2-3.9 GLOB 5.5 g/dl 2.5-4.5 HIGH ALB/Glob 0.5 ALT 38 U/L 10-125 ALKP 630 U/L 23-212 HIGH GGT 0 U/L 0-11 TBILI 0.2 mg/dl 0.0-0.9 CHOL 142 mg/dl 110-320 Na 155 mmol/L 144-160 K 5 mmol/L 3.5-5.8 Na/K 31 Cl 114 mmol/L 109-122 Osm calc 309 mmol/kg
04/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/17/17 14:20 Squirrely was muzzled when he was brought in because he tried to nip Hector when Hector was picking him up to put him in the car to come to ACC. During intake Squirrely was unable to get up and walk. He allowed the counselor to pet him, but counselor still kept him muzzled.
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04/20/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 4/17/17 Neutered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/20/17 Summary: Due his current medical condition, Squirrely is not an appropriate candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time as he is unable to walk. The behavior department believes Squirrely 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 Squirrely to new and unfamiliar situations. Currently, Squirrely toelrates minimal handling, snapping when touched. This may be due to pain. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Squirrely is not introduced off leash due to apparent inability to walk. When conducting on-leash greeting, Squirrely does not display interest or reaction upon greeting from the other dog. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/17/17 During his initial medical exam, Squirrely snapped. ENERGY LEVEL: In the care center, Squirrely displays a low level of activity. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Squirrely is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to his medical condition, as well as that Squirrely has allowed minimal handling. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary medical treatment and then behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Squirrely has displayed defensive behavior at the care center, snapping when handled. It is unknown if this behavior is due to his current medical condition. His medical condition should be addressed, and his behavior re evaluated at this time. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Squirrely to new and unfamiliar situations.
04/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
4/18: Squirrely is not introduced off leash due to apparent inability to walk. When conducting on-leash greeting, Squirrely does not display interest or reaction upon greeting from the other dog.
04/17/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Castrated male Estimated age: 12 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : Stray dog. Cannot walk well. Subjective: Geriactric underlying Observed Behavior – Tries to bite, Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective T = Not taken P =not taken R =Not taken BCS 8/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: severe periodontal disease PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: castratyed male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, nail are curled and incrustrated on the right hind limb paw.skin free of parasites, no masses. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not examined Assessment Periodontal disease incrustrated nails obese geriatric condition Plan Vaccines Flea treatment dewormer HW negative Recheck nails and mouth- be cautious 150 mg clindamycin BID PO for 10 days with food. Nails were trimmed. Prognosis: fair
04/19/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Hx: ACO tried to take pt out of the cage this morning and he fell down, couldn’t stand back up. S: Lying on ground, legs splayed out to the sides. Alert, looking straight ahead. Placed a yoga mat on the ground in front of pt, and touched his hind end several times to encourage him to move onto it. Assisted him to stand up with light touches – pt turned to snap whenever hind end was touched so this was a careful process. O: BAR, BCS 8/9 EENT: Cloudy-appearing eyes, full EENT exam not performed. H/L: Eupnic, no sign of resp distress. Abd: Tense, lumpy musculature. Did not palpate deeply. M/S: Stands with hocks very low to the ground – sometimes stands with hocks on the ground. Severe medial buttressing in both stifles, with crepitus and decreased range of motion. Severely decreased range of motion in both hips. Decreased muscle mass in both hind legs. Front legs – mild elbow swelling and carpal valgus. Pt has difficulty walking even on a non-skid surface. Integ: Tail gland alopecia and epithelial hyperplasia. Seborrhea sicca. UG: Male neutered A: 1. Severe arthritis in hind legs, with some arthritis in front legs as well 2. Dental disease reported 3. Corneal opacity, did not evaluate eyes with ophthalmoscope Short-term prognosis: Poor P: 1. Draw blood for CBC/chemistry 2. Pending results of bloodwork, consider NSAID or opioid. Long-term pain management modalities such as cold laser and acupuncture are also recommended. 3. Dental cleaning strongly recommended CBC/chemistry: Hct low end of normal (37.6%), monocytosis (1.32 K/ul) despite normal WBC count. Hyperglobulinemia (5.5), alk phos 3x normal (630 U/L). Okay to start Rimadyl 50 mg PO SID x10 days Recommend consultation with pain management specialist. 1088
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