BIG MAC – 23055
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BIG MAC – 23055
Intake Date : 3/17/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green Age: 5 years Sex: Male
Weight: 66 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: 5yo Microchip noted on Intake? neg Microchip Number (If Applicable): History : stray Subjective: BAR. Very sweet and friendly, trained (knows “sit” “paw” and “down”). Well behaved Observed Behavior – Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective : T = P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5.5/9
EENT: OU blepharospasm and mild conjunctivitis. AU skin of pinnae appears thickened, mildly flakey. No nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: milddental calculus
PLN: submandibular LNs prominent, symmetrical, nonpainful H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles, smooth, symmetrical MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. Dermatitis across muzzle, around both eyes, and extending up to the base of both ears. Hair is thin in that area, skin thickened and scabbed. Appears like an old possible chemical burn. Pododermatitis x 4. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: normal externally Assessment: facial dermatitis, pododermatitis, intact male, Prognosis: good Plan: plan for neuter dilute chlorhexidine foot soak at the time of neuter rimadyl injection 1.5mL SQ TAB ointment OU BID x 7 days cephalexin 750mg (500mg + 250mg) PO BID x 28 days rimadyl 75mg PO BID x 3 days
SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: I am not a fan of big macs for a host of reasons but like many here at the care center, I love our very own Big Mac ! He is a smooth operator, always ready and welcoming in his kennel, silent(his gentle eyes and waggy tail do all the talking…), a great walker, likely house trained , respectful nearing other dogs , sociable and friendly . Going to the park is a pleasure as Big Mac is not taking me for a wild ride. Pigeons or squirrels do not excite him. He just enjoys the promenade and i do too. A really easy going four legged friend. Big Mac is well known to all here at the care center for his hand/paw shaking skills, his excellent sits and rolling on his back for belly rubs. He is boyfriend material….He does have a keen eye for his ladies friends and old fashion neutering will be soon very much in order. Big Mac is close to middle age, well nourished and well dressed in an elegant golden coat. His sweet face will need mending though..a task our veterinary team has already started. Big Mac is such a good patient that his visits to the medical office are always welcome… Big Mac is a great guy, a very pleasant companion a new owner or family will be happy to have as a forever best friend. Big Mac is at the Manhattan Care Center, waiting for you..
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 18-Mar-2018
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Big Mac approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. He was social during the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Summary: Based on observation made in our care, the behavior department feels Big Mac maybe most compatible with female dogs who are playful and tolerant.
Summary (1): 3/17: When introduced off leash to female dogs, Big Mac follows and attempts to mount.
Summary (2): 3/19: Big Mac engages in brief play with a small group of female dogs. He attempts to mount when play slows down.
Summary (3): 3/20: Big Mac engages in bouncy play with female dogs.
Date of initial: 17-Mar-2018
Summary: Big Mac was social and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Big Mac so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a medium level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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