SWEET HEART – A1115298
Safe - 6-16-2017 Manhattan
SWEET HEART – A1115298
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
FEMALE, WHITE / BLACK, SHIH TZU MIX, 12 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 06/14/2017, From NY 11211, DueOut Date 06/17/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 10-12 years Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : found tethered up Subjective: QAR Observed Behavior – docile, allows handling Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: OU-corneas dull with mucoid discharge, episcleral injection, corneal edema, and superficial neovascularization; suspect dry eye disease with secondary ulcer AU-clean no nasal discharge Oral Exam:mm pk/pigmented, sl tacky; CRT <2 sec; underbite, dental disease PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: large, ulcerated mammary gland associated with caudal L gland and smaller one associated with cranial R gland MSI: mild acute dermatitis/alopecia with lichenification along base of tail and around vulva bilateral chronic thickness of stifles with dec extension mild kyphosis of TL spine CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Mammary gland tumors KCS with corneal ulcers stifle arthritis-suspect chronic CCL injury dermatitis-high suspicion for flea allergy dermatitis due to location Plan convenia 0.7 ml SQ optimmune OU BID-continue indefinitely if improving TAB ointment OU BID x 10 days Rec’d CBC/chem and CXR Rec’d excisional biopsy of MGT with histopath Prognosis: open, prognosis depends highly on diagnosis of MGT; typically around 50% will be benign and 50% will be malignant SURGERY: permanent waiver due to age
KNOWN HISTORY: None
Unaltered Female, Stray
Previously lived with:
Behavior toward strangers:
Behavior toward children:
Behavior toward dogs:
Behavior toward cats:
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Sweet Heart displayed no concerning behaviors on her assessment.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/14/17
During her initial medical exam, Sweet Heart allowed handling.
We have no history on Sweet Heart so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center, she displays a low level of activity.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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