COLES – A1073833
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My name is COLES. My Animal ID # is A1073833.
I am a male black pit bull. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/15/2016 from NY 11231, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/21/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 47.2 LBS.
Volunteer brought Coles in medical because the pressure bandage slipped around his neck. We cut off the bandage and put a new ecollar on per 1167.
05/15/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/15/16 15:40pm easy to handle
05/22/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Coles is a ray of sunshine! He has some grey on his muzzle and his eyes are starting to get cloudy, but he’s no old man. He’s wiggly and bouncy in his cage and tries to strike up a conversation when I pass by. He loves to go out and about and is so much fun to be with! He pulls strongly at first, but once he’s relieved himself (he seems housebroken) walks much more nicely. He has a hematoma on his ear and has to wear a cone which can make things a little clumsy as he explores. But much like making lemonade out of lemons, Coles has been handed the cone of shame and made it the cone of utility! He loves to play with toys and when he’s taking a break to get his back scratched (he looves to be pet and will lean into me) or have a snack (he’s very treat motivated, but takes them like a gent!) the cone makes a perfect shelf for his toy! What a clever, charming, sweet, sweet, SWEET fella’! Coles has a lot of love, wisdom and maybe even life hacks to share… you could be the one he shares them with! Please come check him out at Brooklyn ACC!
05/19/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Coles came to us as a stray so we don’t have any behavior information other than what has been observed in the shelter environment. Coles pulled very strong on the leash during his relief walk. He was very interested in interacting with the assessor when entering the behavior room. He allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items while maintaining soft body language. He did not engage in play during the tag interaction and was more interested in exploring his environment. Coles took the toy away with soft body language putting his body between the assessor and toy as the assessor attempted to take it. We believe that Coles can go to a home with an adopter that has an average amount of dog experience. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, and open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (needs coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pulls back his paw. Toy 1: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Coles was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Coles greets appropriately then begins to anxiously wander the perimeter of the pen, occasionally interacting with the greeter dog.
05/17/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Coles was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Coles greets appropriately then begins to anxiously wander the perimeter of the pen, occasionally interacting with the greeter dog. 5/19: Coles is anxious when in the pen, constantly pacing around the perimeter.
05/16/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative M; 7 yo; 47.2 lb Outgoing and seeks attention; easily allows all handling Hematoma on right ear; actively discharging yellow pu sna some blood Flushed and cleaned with Chlorhexadine Start on Rimadyl and Clavamox per 1173 Dry skin with some areas of thinning hair Skin tag on front left leg Eyes bluing/greying over BARH
05/19/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating AVERAGE
05/19/16 17:01 VC: Recheck aural hematoma S/O: BAR, active. APP ++. Left pinna has flocculent swelling with a draining tract w/ serosanguinous exudate. Cardiothoracic auscultation WNL. Sedated 1ml hydormorphone, and 0.6ml dexmedetomidine IV Clipped and aseptically prepped pinna Drained approx 13ml serosanguinous fluid w/ some purulent material from left pinna. Instilled 0.3ml dexmethasone locally into SQ dead space of pinna PLaced ear/head wrap to apply constant pressure A: Aural hematoma, possibly chronic. Geriatric, dental disease, skin tag. P: Will continue rimadyl and clavamox. Recheck head bandage on 5/22
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