MAX – 31590
Safe - 6-20-2018 Brooklyn
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MAX – 31590
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11208, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 11 years, Sex: Male
Weight: 11 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age:11y; Microchip noted on Intake?y; History 😮 surrender; Subjective:bg 109; Observed Behavior -allows full exam, calm; Objective ; T =; P =60; R =wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: ou cataracts, seems blind, flaky otitis; Oral Exam:teeth worn down, heavy tartar; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G:right testis sq; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: blind, cataracts, dental dz, cryptorchid, otitis; Prognosis:fair; Plan: mometamax au sid; neuter future; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Max is a small dog that was surrendered to the center because the owner faced eviction.
Previously lived with: 1 adult
How is this dog around strangers? Max is respectful, however he doesn’t enjoy being touch until the person is familiar to him.
How is this dog around children? Max has spent time around children. He is usually tolerant.
How is this dog around other dogs? Max has not lived with dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Max has not lived with cats.
Resource guarding: Max is not bothered when his food or bowl is touched while eating. He would pull the treat away if you try to take it from him. He isn’t bothered if you try to take a toy or object away from him.
Bite history: No bite history with a person or animal.
Energy level/descriptors: High
Other Notes: He enjoys being brushed. He is not bothered if he gets removed from the furniture nor if he is disturbed while resting, when he is held or restrained. He is afraid of baths. The owner never trimmed his nails so behavior for this is unknown. He would bark if someone unfamiliar approaches the house or a family member. He needs to be guided during walks.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? Yes
Medical Notes; Max is blind.
For a New Family to Know: The owner described Max as playful and excitable. His favorite activities are to play and take naps. He likes balls and chew toys. He likes to chase. He was kept indoors only. Max used to sleep on a dog pillow. He eats wet food and was fed two or three times a day. He doesn’t have any favorite treats. He never has accidents. He goes potty on grass and training pads. When Max was left alone inside the house he used to jump to the owner’s bed. He is crate-trained and does well for around eight hours. For exercise, he is used to slow walks on leash once a day. The owner never took him out off leash. Max knows the sit and down command.
Behavior Notes: Behavior during intake: Max allowed for all handling.
Details on my behavior are…
Summary (1): According to Max’s previous owner, Max did not socialize with other dogs while in their care.
6/19: When off leash at the Care Centers, Max greets a group of small male and female dogs with a soft body. He explores the yard, occasionally checking in with the group.
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