ROCKY – 32955
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ROCKY – 32955
Care Center Location: Brooklyn; ZIP Code From: 11212; Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue; Age: 9 years; Sex: Neutered Male;
Weight: 54 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 9 years; Microchip noted on Intake? No; History : Owner surrender; Subjective: BARH. No csvd; Observed Behavior – Timid, but allows all handling; Objective ; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 8/9; EENT: Eyes clear, moderate ceruminous discharge AU with mild purulent discharge AD, both external canals feel thickened on palpation; intermittent head shaking during exam; no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam:mild dental tartar/periodontal disease; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Neutered male, no discharge; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, ~ 3-4cm in diameter penduclated mass with stalk noted on ventral aspect of left carpus; ~8cm in diameter SQ mass noted on right side of thorax; healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: normal externally; Assessment; 1) Obese; 2) Otitis Externa; 3) Pedunculated Mass, LF- suspect benign, but cannot r/o malignancy; 4) SQ mass, right thorax- suspect lipoma, but cannot r/o malignancy; Prognosis: fair to good; Plan: Cleaned ears- Start ear cleaning SID x 7 days; Start Tresaderm AU BID x 7 days; Recommend weight loss plan, removal of LF mass with placement +/- removal of other mass if it gets bigger or effects mobility; SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake: 30-Jun-2018
Spay/Neuter Status: Neutered
Basic Information:Rocky is a 9 year old Neutered medium mix breed. Owner owned rocky for 48 hours. The owner was building does not allow pets. Rocky has a growth on left leg and mass on his right side.
Previously lived with:1 adult
How is this dog around strangers?Rocky is friendly and welcoming to strangers.
How is this dog around children?unkown
How is this dog around other dogs?Rocky doesn’t acknowledge other dogs during his walks.
How is this dog around cats?Rocky becomes aggressive around cats
Resource guarding:Previous owner told Christian Rocky growls when touching his food.
Bite history:Rocky has no history of biting any person or animal.
Housetrained:YesEnergy level/descriptors:Medium level
Other Notes:Friendly, Affectionate, Playful, Mellow, Excitable, independent, Aloof.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues?Yes
Medical Notes: Owner noted a growth on his left paw and a mass on his right side
For a New Family to Know: Rocky favorite thing to do is play tug with his Toys. He is an indoor dog, but only goes potty outside on cement. Rocky is well behaved while home alone and his owner only fed him boiled chicken. He has never been in a yard alone, never crate trained, and never been a leash. The only commands Rocky knows is “sit and “come”. For exercise he goes on slow walks and pulls lightly on leash. Previous owner doesn’t know how Rocky reacts to being disturbs while sleeping, taking a bath, brushing coat, trimming nails, unfamiliar approaching yard, you, family member.
Behavior Notes:During intake Rocky had a loose and wiggly body while taking pictures and collaring. He did pancake while trying to put him in a kennel, But allowed counselor to pick him up and place in a kennel.
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior toward cats: Does not do well
Resource guarding: Growls when food is approached
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful, mellow, excitable, independent, aloof with a medium activity level
Date of assessment: 3-Jul-2018
Summary (1): Rocky’s previous guardian reported that he does not pay any attention to dogs when he is on a walk.
7/1: When off leash at the Care Center, Rocky mostly avoids interacting with the male and female small dogs in the yard. He tolerates some of their solicitations but corrected a pushy puppy when he was in his face.
Date of intake: 30-Jun-2018
Summary: Loose, wiggly, allowed all handling
Date of initial: 1-Jul-2018
Summary: Timid, allows all handling
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