BENJAMIN – 15376
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BENJAMIN – 15376
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11208, Intake Date: 12/4/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender, Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 9 years, Sex: Neutered male, Weight: 16 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 9-10 year; Microchip noted on Intake? positive; History : o/s-came with tresaderm from 2016 and claro; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – Nervous and head shy. Becomes tense when face approached. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical handling and procedures; Objective ; P = wnl ; R = eupneic ; BCS 4/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears have mild debris AD>AS, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: limited oral exam due to behavior; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: MN; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: Geriatric; Otisis externa-chronic; Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC; Cleaned ears; Applied claro AU; Prognosis: Good; SURGERY: neutered
This animal came from: Friend
Date of Intake: 4-Dec-2017
Benjamin is a 9 year old altered male, small dog. He came to his home when he was five and was lived with his owner for four years. He was surrendered due to the owner having no time.
Previously lived with: 1 adult, 1 child
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers Benjamin is relaxed and aloof.
How is this dog around children? Benjamin has lived with a 13 year old child and is friendly and gentle with the child.
How is this dog around other dogs? Benjamin is relaxed and quiet around other dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Benjamin has never been around cats
Resource guarding: Benjamin isn’t bothered when someone touches his food while eating, take his toys away or give him a bath. When an unfamiliar person comes into the home he approaches to sniff them and is relaxed
Bite history: Benjamin has no bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: low activity level
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? Yes
Benjamin has a chronic ear infection that has left him deaf and his is partially blind.
For a New Family to Know
Benjamin is described as being friendly, mellow, and quiet. He like to sleep in his bed all day and is fed Merrick dry food of the duck and potatoes flavor, along with wet food three times a day. Benjamin is house trained and uses the cement or grass. When left home alone he is well- behaved. Benjamin does like being in the crate and will destroy it. Benjamin goes on brisk walks on leash only,
Upon intake Benjamin was quiet and calm, he approached the counselor to sniff them and allowed them to pet him and pick him up for collaring and photo.
12/5: When off leash at the Care Center, Benjamin greets a group of small male and female dogs with a soft body. He mostly keeps to himself while exploring the pens.
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