DANTE – 21631
Gone - 3-3-2018 Brooklyn
Hello, my name is Dante. My animal id is #21631. I am a male tan dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 8 years old.
I came into the shelter as a aco impound on 25-Feb-2018, with the surrender reason stated as animal behaviour – aggressive towards people.
Dante was placed at risk due to behavioral concerns; aggression towards people and other dogs. he has not being able to acclimate. very fearful and allows minimal handling.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 81.4 lbs
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 8 years old Microchip noted on Intake? Negative scan History : Owner surrender, reportedly aggressive at pickup Subjective: Alert Observed Behavior – Tense, hunched, muzzled for exam, allows all handling/exam except full oral exam Objective: BCS 7/9, QAR EENT: OD severe hyperemic sclera laterally and medially, OS wnl, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: Limited due to muzzle – mild tartar at max canines PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, tense, no masses palpated U/G: Male, two scrotal testicles MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Externally normal Assessment: Severe scleral hyperemia – ro trauma vs other Prognosis: Good Plan: Monitor OD SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
[Spay/Neuter Waiver – Age] It is the policy of ACC not to perform surgery on any animal over the age of 8-10 years due to the higher risks incurred in a shelter setting. The veterinarian is hereby issuing a permanent spay/neuter waiver, from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY due to the estimated age of this animal. ACC does recommend you consult with your veterinarian to determine if surgical sterilization is appropriate.
Recheck right eye for severe hyperemia and scleral hemorrhage S/O: QAR. Very tense, will not come to front of cage. Moves to other side of run when approached from the far end. EENT: Mild scleral hemmorrhage OD, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge HL: No coughing or sneezing, normal RR/RE INTEG: full coat MS: Ambulatory x 4 UG: Male A: Scleral hemorrhage, likley from struggling when being brought to BACC P: No treatment indicated. Continue to monitor while at BACC.
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 3. Yellow
Date of intake:: 2/25/2018
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