HONEY – 23240
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HONEY – 23240
Intake Date : 3/19/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Yellow Age: 9 years Sex: Female
Weight: 38 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 8 years; Microchip noted on Intake? none, scanned; History : owner surrender, owner says honey has tapeworms; Subjective: tail tucked and wide eyed for handler; Observed Behavior – allowed exam but very nervous; Objective ;T = P = 40; R = wnl eu; BCS 3/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: muzzled- only incisors seen, clean with no gingivitis; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: grade IV/VI heart murmur; NSR, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: intact female; MSI: crepitus right hind stifle, standing with weight shifted dorsally; Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat- multiple small scars on face and ears; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: clean anus, no evidence of tapeworm segments; Assessment; underweight; grade IV heart murmur, right stifle crepitus (OA v. other); Prognosis: good; Plan:1. recommend to adopter to follow up with general vet to work up heart murmur with x-rays/echocardiogram and manage; 2. feeding 3 times a day to get to good nutritional level; 3. start joint supplement for suspected stifle OA; SURGERY:Permanent waiver due to heart murmur
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Yes, as sweet as….. And so shy, but so loving and ready to make friends. She’s adorably tiny, her one blue eye and one hazel eye making soft, but confused eye contact, as this is not the place or people she knows. But Honey is game, ready for a walk to go potty, great on leash, and ignoring yapping dogs we pass. She allows me to put a coat on her against the cold, but still shivers as we cuddle close on the bench for a sweet kiss or two or three; she’s always gentle, always tentative but clearly ready to love. Honey shows off her sit, and although she’s too thin in my opinion, gently takes my offered treats. She comes when I call her, tail wagging slightly. Honey is so appropriately named as she’s golden and sweet and ready to gently flow into your life. A senior lady who needs a soft bed, good nutritional food, love, safety and security (a mani/pedi would help too), she’s the perfect companion with whom to cuddle. Come meet her, you’ll fall in love as I did.
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