MAGNETO – A1097993
Safe -12-7-2016 Manhattan
My name is MAGNETO. My Animal ID # is A1097993.
I am a neutered male tan chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 15 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/26/2016 from NY 11217, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/29/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 17.0 LBS.
PARAMETERS RESULTS REFERENCE RANGES RBC 7.32 M/ul 5.65-8.87 HCT 48.8 % 37.3-61.7 HGB 17.8 g/dl 13.1-20.5 MCV 66.7 fL 61.6-73.5 MCH 24.3 pg 21.2-25.9 MCHC 36.5 g/dl 32.0-37.9 RDW 14.9 % 13.6-21.7 %RETIC 0.2 % RETIC 16.8 K/uL 10.0-110.0 WBC 10.74 K/uL 5.05-16.76 %NEUT 71.7 % %LYM 19.7 % %MONO 4.8 % %EOS 3.6 % %BASO 0.2 % NEUT 7.69 K/uL 2.95-11.64 LYM 2.12 K/uL 1.05-5.10 MONO 0.52 K/uL 0.16-1.12 EOS 0.39 K/uL 0.06-1.23 BASO 0.02 K/uL 0.00-0.10 PLT 377 K/uL 148-484 MPV 8.5 fl 8.7-13.2 low PDW 9.6 % 9.1-19.4 PCT 0.32 % 0.14-0.46 Parameters Results Reference Ranges GLU 102 mg/dl 70-143 BUN 20 mg/dl 7-27 CREAT 1 mg/dl 0.8-1.8 BUN/Creat 20 PHOS 4.5 mg/dl 2.5-6.8 CA 9.1 mg/dl 7.9-12.0 TP 6.9 g/dl 5.2-8.2 ALB 3.2 g/dl 2.2-3.9 GLOB 3.7 g/dl 2.5-4.5 ALB/Glob 0.9 ALT 68 U/L 10-125 ALKP 64 U/L 23-212 GGT 0 U/L 0-11 TBILI 0.2 mg/dl 0.0-0.9 CHOL 191 mg/dl 110-320 Na 156 mmol/L 144-160 K 4.6 mmol/L 3.5-5.8 Na/K 34 Cl 116 mmol/L 109-122 Osm calc 312 mmol/kg
11/26/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/26/16 18:52 Magneto has started to suffer from seizures over the last few years. His previous owners say they happen every few weeks but will occur a few times that day and will worsen with medication. He is friendly towards strangers and is good with kids 8 years and older (not a fan of young children). He plays gently with adults and kids and has spent time with other dogs. Although, depending on the dog he’ll be playful or more respectful of them. He has never spent time with cats and has never bitten a human or animal. Magneto is not bothered by loud noises such as fireworks or thunder. He doesn’t mind when his food bowl is taken away and thinks you’re playing when taking away a bone or toy. Magneto isn’t bothered when you try to hold him but will try to escape when he’s done being held. He also doesn’t mind being woken up from his slumber. He doesn’t mind baths but does not like the initial placement into the tub. Magneto snaps but never bites when getting his nails trimmed. He will bark when someone unfamiliar to him approaches his home or previous owner but then smells them and warms up. Magneto’s previous owners describe him as affectionate, playful, mellow, and independent. He is also described as the quintessential old man. His previous owners say their favorite thing about Magneto is how much he loves being cuddled. He tended to follow his previous owners around the house when they were home and recently has taken a liking to the garbage when left alone. He is for the most part house-trained but since their latest move a few weeks ago, Magneto has been going potty indoors about once a day. When outside, he enjoys going potty on the grass. Magneto enjoys balls, stuffed toys, and chew bones and tug is his favorite game. He’s mostly kept indoors but when outside enjoys slow walks and will sometimes pull lightly if he sees something that excites him. Magneto was crate-trained but did not like it so they stopped using it. He knows sit and stay and loves sleeping on his own bed (but also enjoys sleeping in his previous owner’s bed when allowed). Magneto eats Simply Nourished dry food, 2 cups, twice a day. His favorite treat is anything peanut butter flavored and soft chews. On intake Magneto allowed me to collar him and sat for pictures when treats were introduced. He kept coming over to me to be pet. When it came time for vaccines and I was holding him, he snapped at me and had to be taken into a smaller room to do the rest.
11/29/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Magneto is at his door. A handsome red fox who yearns for his freedom, and not life in a kennel. He knows what a leash is and is ready at once for his stroll around the block. Magneto walks pretty fast, not forgetting to do his business on the way, no marking involved. Having been a family dog for 15+ years, he must be pretty lost without his loved ones. Few dogs are approached in the street, and another rambunctious one in the lobby. Magneto appeared fine with them. He has been very well cared for, looks healthy despite his seizure history, and is perfectly dressed in a flame-colored luxurious coat. Magneto was relinquished into our care as his long time owners moved to a place not allowing dogs. They had a lot to say about him, and it must have been quite heart wrenching to separate from such a spirited old friend. Magneto is friendly toward strangers and playful with older children and adults. He has his likes and dislikes in the canine department, and is independent, although very affectionate, too. His former owners describe him as the quintessential old man and loved the way he cuddled with them. Magneto was quite friendly with me, allowing me to pet him, scratch him and accepting soft treats from my hand. He looks in pretty good shape despite his age, and will need a veterinary professional to look into his alleged neurological condition. A great friend he still can be if someone gives him the chance to spend his golden years cared for and loved as he deserves. Magneto is at the Manhattan Care Center.
11/28/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Altered, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward children: Good with children over eight, not good with children under this age (No further details provided) Behavior toward dogs: Respectful/playful Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Affectionate, playful, mellow, and independent Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/28/16 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you. Summary: Magneto displayed no behavioral concerns on his assessment. PLAYGROUP: 11/28: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Magneto greets and sniffs politely. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/27/16 During his initial medical exam Magneto was quiet and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience _X_No young children (under 5) (See known history)
11/28/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
11/28: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Magneto greets and sniffs politely. 11/29: Magneto ignores the presence of other dogs in the yard. 11/30: Magento roams alone. He corrects play. He becomes anxious and runs throughout the yard. 12/1: Magneto mostly keeps to himself.
11/27/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: 0A1027224C Sex: neutered male Age: reported 15y Mentation: QARH Eyes: slight opacity Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: heavy staining and calculus If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no; previous owner reported history of seizure activity that “worsens with medication,” no current tx information provided on intake Behavior: allows handling, shut down but will come to handler after time and rest nearby Medication: N/A, preventatives given
11/28/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
11/28/16 17:52 incomplete history of seizures (worsened on meds–but what meds?) sounds like clusters of seizures every few weeks for last few years s/o: exam: BAR allows handling severe dental disease heart and lungs wnl a: seizures p: due to histoy, epilepsy more likely than degenerative process recc bloodwork will start leviteracetam 20mg/kg tid fair prognosis 11/27 Microchip: 0A1027224C Sex: neutered male Age: reported 15y Mentation: QARH Eyes: slight opacity Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: heavy staining and calculus If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no; previous owner reported history of seizure activity that “worsens with medication,” no current tx information provided on intake Behavior: allows handling, shut down but will come to handler after time and rest nearby Medication: N/A, preventatives given
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