LINUS – 14180
Safe - 11-26-2017 Brooklyn
LINUS – 14180
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11580, Intake Date: 11/20/17
Intake Type: Stray, Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 7 years, Sex: Spayed female, Weight: 7 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: ~6-8 years; Microchip noted on Intake? positive; History : stray ; Subjective: BARH. No c/s/v/d. Paralysis. Was brought in by finder to a primary care DVM-given rabies.; Observed Behavior – very sweet but a little nervous and head shy. Easily handleable. Did well for all medical; handling and procedures; Objective ; P = wnl ; R = eupneic ; BCS = 3/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: adult dentition with mild dental disease, no oral lesions noted; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: FS-spay scar noted on ventrum, no MGTs, no vulvar d/c; MSI: paralyzed, cachexia in HLs, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dirty urine soaked hindend; CNS: mentation appropriate – positive withdrawals and deep pain in all 4 limbs, absent CP in hindlimbs, no pain or fractures palpated, FL appear normal.; Assessment: Paralysis r/o IVDD (likely T3-L3 lesion) vs other; Dental disease; Severe cachexia; Underweight; Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC; Gave bath; Set up in medical with extra bedding; Rec neurology consult-will likely need surgery/MRI/full workup for paralysis; Start on rimadyl 4.4mg/kg PO SID x7d; Prognosis: Guarded; SURGERY: spayed
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