RAMBO – A1112957
Safe - 8-1-2017 Staten Island
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***FOSTER CARE END – BACK IN SHELTER***
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My name is RAMBO. My Animal ID # is A1112957.
I am a neutered male black and white labrador retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/23/2017 from NY 10306, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
06/07/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rambo A1112957 is at risk due to CIRDC diagnosis.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/06/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 58.0 LBS.
weight: 58lbs 2.9ml pyrantel Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac Serial Number: 02121705B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 6/6/18 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1-Rabies Serial Number: 176724 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 6/6/18 Veterinarian: 1385
05/24/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/24/17 13:58 Basic Information: Rambo is a 7 year old male Black Lab Mix that has no past or current medical issues that the previous owner is aware of. Previous owner can longer have the dog to a recent bite incident. Socialization: According to the previous owner, around strangers, Rambo is friendly and outgoing. Around adults, Rambo plays in an exuberant manner. Rambo has been around 4 children ages 1-10. With children, Rambo plays in a gentle manner. Rambo has lived with one other small dog and was respectful and playful and played in a gentle manner. Rambo has never been exposed to cats so behavior around them is unknown. He has never bitten another animal but, had bit a person. Behavior: Previous owners stated that Rambo doesn’t have any behavioral issues. During loud noises Rambo isn’t bothered but, will bark when people are yelling. Rambo isn’t bothered when any food, treat, or toy is taken from him or when he is pushed or pulled off furniture. Rambo is afraid of having baths and will attempt to flee. Owner did not trim his nails so behavior is unknown. He isn’t bothered by having her coat brushed or being held/restrained. Rambo barks when an unfamiliar person approaches the home, yard, previous owner, or a family member. For a New Family to Know: Rambo is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and confident with a high activity level. When in the home, Rambo is the type to follow you around seeking attention. Rambo likes balls, squeaky toys, toy bones, and rawhide and he likes to play chase. Rambo was kept mostly indoors and was fed dry food. According to previous owner, Rambo is house-trained and never had any accidents. Rambo usually goes to the bathroom on the dirt. When left alone in the home or yard, Rambo would be well-behaved. Rambo knows commands sit, fetch, and speak. For exercise, he would play in the yard. On the leash, Rambo would pull very hard.
06/06/2017 WEB MEMO
05/31/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile Date of intake 5/23/2017 Neuter status, means of surrender (length of time in previous home) Previously lived with:adult, a small dog Behavior toward strangers:social and outgoing Behavior toward children:Has been around children ages 1-10, respectful, playful, gentle. Behavior toward dogs:Respectful, playful, and gentle with small resident dog Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, late at night owner was having an argument with a visitor. Rambo began barking and owner grabbed his collar to take him out of the room. In response, he bit the owners hand and left a puncture wound. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful and confident with a high activity level. Other notes: Owner reports Rambo will bark when people are yelling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 5/31/2017 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: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, lip lick, ears back, open mouth Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, open mouth pant Squeeze 1/ 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed Toy 1: 1. Dog playfully engages, will relinquish toy to you. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral. Summary: Rambo displayed no concerning behavior during his handling assessment. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/23/2017 During his initial medical exam, Rambo was social and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: His owner describes Rambo as having a high activity level which matches what we have seen in the care center. Rambo will benefit from having daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. Owner reports Rambo likes balls, squeaky toys, toy bones, and rawhide and he likes to play chase.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially in the behavior outlined below) _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Rambo barks when people are yelling and things in the home get heightened or chaotic. He gives clear warnings when he is uncomfortable (barking) but if prevented from moving away (grabbing collar) there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear based aggression. It is important to make sure Rambo stays under threshold and is not pushed to escalate further to a bite. He may do best in a calmer household as he has reported aversion to arguing and yelling.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/23/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 7 years Microchip noted on Intake? scan positive History : owner surrender, history of chweing on paw for the last year Subjective: Observed Behavior – friendly Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – skin lesions at RF paw Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mild dental calc PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MN MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, 2 raised erythematous skin lesions at right front paw CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment skin lesions- R/O lick granulomas vs wounds vs neoplasia vs other Plan start clavamox 375 mg PO BID x 7days Prognosis: good
06/06/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
Subjective: recheck exam for possible CIRDC Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, mild clear nasal discharge, mild nasal congestion, sneezing observed Oral Exam: mild dental calc PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MN MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, distal skin lesion at right ront paw is scabbed over, proximal skin lesion of right front paw is partially scabbed with some granulation tissue CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment skin lesions- R/O lick granulomas vs wounds vs neoplasia vs other; improving sneezing, nasal discharge and congestion- R/O infectious vs other Plan start doxycycline 250 mg PO SID x 14 days
Generated on Jun 7 2017 6:00PM
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