JAKE – 25389
Safe - 4-20-2018 Brooklyn
JAKE – 25389
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11216, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 13 years, Sex: Neutered Male, Weight: 20 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 13 years; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History : owner surrender; Subjective: Observed Behavior – timid, but friendly; Objective ; P = 100bpm; R = wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: cataracts OU with mild neovascularization OU, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: moderate to severe dental tartar/periodontal disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: Grade III/VI heart murmur ausculted, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: neutered male, no discharge; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: formed stool, no masses; Assessment; 1) Cataracts OU 2) Dental disease- moderate to severe 3) Heart Murmur- given age of patient, top differential is secondary to mitral valve dysplasia (not clinical) vs less likely physiologic Prognosis: fair Plan: no treatment needed
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
This animal came from:Other Shelter
Basic Information:Jake is a 13 year old white and tan small neutered dog that was surrendered by his owner due to the fact he is moving and can no longer have pets. The owner stated that he adopted Jake from the ACC 12 years ago.
Previously lived with:Owner
How is this dog around strangers?Owner stated that when around strangers Jake is friendly. Jake does not care to play with adults since he has gotten older.
How is this dog around children?Jake has spent time in the home around children and he is respectful. Jake does not care to play with children.
How is this dog around other dogs?Jake has not spent time in the home around other dogs so it is unknown how he will react.
How is this dog around cats?Jake has not spent time in the home around cats so it is unknown how he will react.
Resource guarding:Jake isn’t bothered if someone was to touch his food treats or toys. If someone unfamiliar approaches his house or family member he will bark.
Bite history:Jake has no bite history.
Other Notes:Owner stated that overall Jake behaves well. During loud noises and firework he will bark. Jake goes to the groomer to be bathed brushed and to have his nails trimmed. Jake isn’t bothered if he is restrained pushed off the furniture or is disturbed while he sleeps.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues?NoMedical NotesNo reported medical concerns.
For a New Family to Know: Owner described Jake as friendly affectionate and mellow. When at home he will follow his owner around. Jake does not care to play with toys now that he is older. He has been kept mostly indoors and eats both wet and dry dog food. When using the bathroom Jake will g outside on the grass or cement. When left alone in the house or yard Jake is well behaved. Jake has never been kept in a crate so it is unknown how he will react. Jake knows how to sit and come when called. Jake is used to brisk walks on the leash. When off the leash he might run away.
Behavior Notes: During intake Jake allowed the counselor to collar him and take his picture with no problems.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment:18-Apr-2018
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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 1:3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw.
Flank squeeze 1:1. Dog does not respond at all.
Flank squeeze 2:1. Dog does not respond at all.
Toy:1. No interest.
Summary:Jake came into the assessment room calm and quiet, he was friendly and social towards the handlers.
Summary (1):According to Jake’s previous owner, Jake did not socialize with other dogs while i their care.
4/17-18: When off leash at the Care Centers, Jake greets a group of small male and female with a soft posture. He exchanges mounts with another male dog.
Date of intake:16-Apr-2018
Summary:During intake Jake allowed the counselor to handle for pics, collaring.
Date of initial:16-Apr-2018
Summary:Jake was timid, but friendly
ENERGY LEVEL:Jake displays a low to medium activity level in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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