LILAC – 32915
Safe - 7-6-2018 Brooklyn
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LILAC – 32915
Care Center Location: Brooklyn; ZIP Code From: 11429; Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: -; Age: 10 years; Sex: Female; Weight: – lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 10 years; Microchip noted on Intake? No; History : Stray; Subjective: BARH. No csvd; Observed Behavior – Very nervous, timid, tries to run away. Had to be muzzled for exam. Objective ; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 3/9; EENT: Cataracts OU, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Severe dental disease ; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: spayed female (scar noted), no MGT palapted, no discharge; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, moderate diffuse muscle wasting; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: normal externally; CBC: unremarkable; Chemistry: Mild elevation in BUN (51), normal creatinine (1.1) T4- wnl; Assessment; 1) Geriactric; 2) Cataracts- blind OU; 3) Thin body condition/cachexia- r/o malnutrition vs underlying systemic disease; 4) Dental Disease; Prognosis: fair to guarded (depends upon identfying underlying cause for thin body condition which in a geriactric dog, could be secondary to systemic disease) Plan: Start TID feeding, reweigh in one week; Collect urine for UA tomorrow; Seek NH placement- recommend abdominal ultrasound
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Basic Information: Lilac is a red brown and white medium mixed breed dog. She is estimated to be about 10 years old. She was brought in as a stray after she was found in a backyard.
How is this dog around strangers? Lilac is friendly around strangers, but becomes frightened and begins to whine if hes picked up. She allowed her finders to pet her.
Medical Notes; Lilac might be blind, and she is extremely skinny.
Behavior Notes: Upon intake, Lilac was circling her finder. She bumped in to my leg and leaned against it when I walked up to her. She allowed me to pet her, but began to whine and struggle when her finder picked her up and I tried to leash her. She did not respond when I held the collar up to her face, but tensed up and backed away when she felt that I was putting it around her neck. I had to carry her in to her kennel. She walked around her kennel for a bit before settling down.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment:
When off leash at the Care Center, Lilac interacts with a group of small male and female dogs. She tolerates their greets briefly but mostly keeps to herself exploring the yard.
Date of intake:
Allowed all handling
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