TED – A1116680
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TED – A1116680
MALE, WHITE, POMERANIAN MIX, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/27/2017, From NY 11373, DueOut Date 06/27/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:reported 3 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender. provided very incomplete records that essentially stated another vet recommended a neuro consult but no test results etc. 3 month history of decline according to owner Subjective: unable to stand. Poor muscle tone in back legs, knuckled over. stifles feel enlarged and arthritic. emaciated. geographic alopecia with crusts on back dorsum. Bled profusely from huge hematoma after jug stick Observed Behavior – okay at first but needed to be muzzled curing blood draw Objective P = 160 R = wnl BCS 1/9 EENT: immature cataracts, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact male MSI: non ambulatory, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, alopecia over most of body CNS: mentation appropriate, severe neuro diease present in rear limbs Assessment: open diagnosis. neurologic versus endocrine disease or both Plan: repeat bloodwork was relatively normal waive intake vaccines Prognosis: guarded to poor recc workup at rdvm including bile acids, AUS, t4 recc immediate transfer to rdvm SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to illness
Ted is a 3 year old male small breed mix with a possible medical conditions. Owner has had Ted for 3 years and is surrendering because of pet health.
Ted has not lived with children but has interacted with a 2 year old and is respectful around them. Ted doesn’t play with the child but likes to go around them and smell them. If children or strangers move to quickly around Ted he gets frightened and will run. Around strangers Ted is shy for a few minutes. Ted plays gently with adults Ted has not lived with other dogs and around dogs outside he barks but will sniff them and plays gently with them. Ted has not lived with cats. Ted does not have a bite history
During storms and fired works Ted is calm and relaxed. Ted isn’t bothered when touching his food bowl while eating or having bones, treats and toys taken away. Ted didn’t go on the furniture at home. Ted isn’t bothered when getting bathes, being brushed or having his nails trimmed. Ted is calm when being disturbed while sleeping Ted isnt bothered when being held or restrained. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Ted will bark.
For the new family to know
Ted was described as friendly, mellow shy, quiet and gently with a medium activity level. Ted enjoyed playing with balls and stuffed toys but doesn’t play for long. When home with Ted he likes to follow people around the house. Ted is house trained and newspaper trained. Ted went outside twice a day. When inside Ted has new paper down that has use to going on. Ted pulls lightly on the leash and when off the leash will stay close by your side. Ted was crate trained but does not need it anymore and is well behaved when left in the house alone. He ate wellness dry dog food and had the bowl left out for him. When its time for bed Ted likes to sleep in his crate. For exercise Ted plays in the yard. Ted knows the commands sit come, down, paw and fetch.
Behavior during intake
During intakes Ted was quiet. He allowed to be scanned with no problem. Ted enjoyed being pet and would wag his tail. Ted would become tense at times but allowed all handling.
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