LEXI – 15954
Safe - 12-20-2017 Brooklyn
LEXI – 15954
2 Years Old, Medium Brown and White Brindle Mix, Spayed, 42lbs, Owner Surrender 12/12/17
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: ~2yrs; Microchip noted on Intake? yes; History : Owner surrender; Subjective: BARH; Observed Behavior – Active, attention seeking, allows all handling, sweet dog; Objective ; P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: Teeth clean, minimal tartar/staining, pink mm; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Spayed; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, hind end lameness, significant sway in hind end when walking, appears to have unsteady gait, possibly instability in stifle region, patellas WNL, no cranial drawer, normal range of motion, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: Hind end lameness, overweight; Plan: Pelvic and hind limb xrays scheduled for tomorrow. Continue to monitor while at BACC; Prognosis: Good/open pending diagnostics
A Little Bit About Me…
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
This animal came from: Pet Shop
Lexi ‘ 15954’ is a 1 year old female dog that was surrender due to her being too active. The client purchased Lexi from a pet store a year old. Lexi has never suffered any health issues or injuries.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child, 1 dog
How is this dog around strangers? Around stranger Lexi is friendly and approaching. When a stranger approaches Lexi she will wiggly in their direction and allow to be rub. she’ll even fall to her side for a belly rub. Lexi has never displayed a behavior concern with a stranger.
How is this dog around children? Lexi has lived in a home with a 1 year old child. Lexi was friendly ,affectionate and super active with the child. The owner stated that Lexi would jump in the child in a playful which concerned the owner. Lexi never displayed any behavior concerns towards the child.
How is this dog around other dogs? Lexi has lived in a home with a small dog. Lexi was playful and respectful towards the other dog. Lexi played and ate together. Lexi and the other dog shared a food bowl.
My medical notes are…
Radiograph Review: Lateral and VD Pelvic and hindlimbs – decreased opacity at both femoral necks (L>R), incomplete fractures distally at both tibial crests, irregular roughened margins at caudal ischium bilaterally
R/O congenital bone weakness, avulsion fractures of tibial crests (trauma vs bone weakness)
Grade 1/4 MPL Right side on physical exam, no cranial drawer, normal ROM
RE EXAM: S: BAR O: EENT: Clear OU, AU Oral Exam: H/L: Abd: MSI: Amb x 4, sway in hips, mild weight bearing lameness, RH, MPL RH and mild pain on palpation, L stifle, decreased ROM in flexion, normal ROM of hips, p struggles with palpation of hind legs; Mentation: A: Abnormal lucency of neck of femur bilaterally- r/o congenital vs. prev trauma vs. bone abnormality vs. other abnormal lucency on tobial tuberosity bilaterally r/o prev trauma vs. congenital vs. bone abnormality; MPL RH; P: Rec Surgeon consult for recs on future management vs. surgery
Details on my behavior are…
Animal ID: 15954
Animal Name: Lexi
Age: 2 Years
Breed: Medium Mixed Breed
Spayed / Neutered: Yes
Date of intake: 12-Dec-2017
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner surrender
Previously lived with: (2) adults, (1) child, (1) dog
Behavior toward strangers: Lexi is friendly and approaching.
Behavior toward children: Lexi was friendly ,affectionate, and active with the child.
Behavior toward dogs: Lexi was playful and respectful.
Date of assessment: 15-Dec-2017
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. 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: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Lexi was friendly, and social towards the assessor. She allowed all handling.
Lexi is social with both male and female dogs. She explores the pens, occasionally checking in with the other dogs. According to Lexiâ€™s previous owner, Lexi lived in a home with a small dog. Lexi was playful and respectful towards the other dog. The Behavior Department recommends that Lexi be placed in a home with resident dogs that match her calm sociability.
12/13: When off leash at the Care Center, Lexi interacts with the male greeter, displaying a soft body. She explores the pens, occasionally checking in with the other dog.
12/14-16: Lexi greeted a novel female dog with a soft body. She keeps to herself while exploring the pens.
Date of intake: 12-Dec-2017
Date of initial: 13-Dec-2017
Summary: Active, attention seeking, allows all handling,
ENERGY LEVEL: Her previous owner describes Lexi as a friendly, respectful dog. Lexi is a young, enthusiastic, social dog. Lexi will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
H – Healthy
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