ROXY – 34999
Safe - 7-27-2018 Brooklyn
ROXY – 34999
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11233, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: -, Age: 13 years, Sex: Male
Weight: – lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 13yrs; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History: O/S due to moving and does not have time or space for dog, plus medical issues; Subjective: Dog is BARH; Observed Behavior – immediately social, loose body, wagging tail, allows all handling with minimal restraint; Objective ; T = NA; P = 100; R = pant; BCS 7-8/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Grade 2-3/4 dental dz; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: female, suspect spayed due to small vulva and teats, palpable scar by umbilicus; MSI: Ambulatory x 4; crepitus both stifles, decreased ROM both hips, skin free of parasites, <1cm adenomatous mass above OS, <5mm dermal mass right muzzle, multiple lipomatous masses (largest are left axilla and inguinal region), healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: not performed; Assessment: Geriatric – overweight, moderate dental dz, suspect OA and/or DJD, masses DDx: Lipoma(s), MCT(s), Hemangiopericytoma(s), Open ; Prognosis: Fair-Good; Plan: Recommend NH placement. LVT pulling blood to run CBC/CS/T4. Start Rimadyl 100mg – 1/2 tab PO q12h pending BW results. SURGERY: Already spayed
A Little Bit About Me…
A staff member writes:Roxy is described as being friendly, affectionate and mellow. She has been mainly an indoor dog and likes to follow her owner around when she is home. She plays with stuffed toys and chew bones.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Roxy is a 13 year old, large mixed breed female, it was unsure if she was spayed prior to coming into the shelter. She has a difficult time getting up when laying down but is otherwise healthy and has not seen a vet recently. Roxy was given to the owner 2 years ago and was surrendered due to the owner moving.
Previously lived with: 1 adult
How is this dog around strangers? Roxy is friendly and outgoing when meeting new people.
How is this dog around children? Roxy has spent time around children ranging in ages 3-12 and is relaxed and affectionate around them.
How is this dog around other dogs? Roxy has interacted with other dogs and is respectful and tolerant around them.
How is this dog around cats? Roxy has interacted with cats and is tolerant around them.
Resource guarding: None
Bite history: None
Energy level/descriptors: Low
Other Notes: Roxy is not bothered by having her food or toys touched. She is afraid of the water but allows her owner to brush her. Roxy does not alert bark when people approach the door and does not go on the furniture.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? Yes
Medical Notes: Roxy has a difficult time walking for long periods of time and can have trouble getting up after laying down.
For a New Family to Know: Roxy is described as being friendly, affectionate and mellow. She has been mainly an indoor dog and likes to follow her owner around when she is home. She plays with stuffed toys and chew bones and eats dry food. She sleeps on her bed and is house trained to go outside. She is mostly well behaved when left alone in the house but sometimes chews on items left on the floor. She listens to the command sit and walks on leash for exercise.
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