SCOOTER – 25624
Safe - 4-27-2018 Staten Island
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SCOOTER – 25624
Location: Staten Island, Intake Date: 4/19/18, Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green, Sex: Male, Age: 4 years, Weight: 57 lbs, Original Location: 10314
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 4 years; Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative; History : owner surrender; Subjective: Observed Behavior – friendly; Objective ; BCS 5/9; EENT: OU-mild conjunctival hyperemia, AU-severe erythema, thickening, tan debris, no nasal or ocular 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: MI, 2 descended testicles; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, epidermal collarettes seen on throughout body and limbs, interdigitial erythema; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment; otitis externa; dermatitis- R/O underlying atopy vs food allergy vs mites vs other; Prognosis: good; Plan: applied osurnia AU, repeat in 1 week; start diphenhydramine 50mg PO BID x 14 days; start simplicef 200 mg PO SID x 21 days; recommend a hypoallergenic diet; SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A staff member writes: Scooter is a great boy! He walks gently on the leash and friendly with all people he meets. He was surrendered because the owner has grandchildren with asthma. He was noted to get along with them well and he is housebroken.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Scooter is a 4 yrs old large breed dog that has no past or current medical issues that the previous owner is aware of. Previous owner can longer have the dog to her grandchildren having asthma.
Previously lived with: 1 adult, 3 children
How is this dog around strangers? Scooter is friendly and outgoing. He would usually jump up on the person.
How is this dog around children? There were 3 children ages 6,7, & 9. Scooter was respectful and playful with the children. He played with them in a gentle manner.
How is this dog around other dogs? Scooter has never interacted with other dogs so his behavior is unknown
How is this dog around cats? Scooter has never been exposed to cats so behavior around them is unknown.
Resource guarding: Scooter isnt bothered when any food, treat, or toy is taken from his or when he is pushed or pulled off furniture. Scooter enjoys having baths and isnâ€™t bothered by having his coat brushed. Previous owner has never attempted to trim Scooter’s nails so it is unknown how he would react to this grooming agent. Scooter isnâ€™t bothered when an unfamiliar person approaches the home, yard, previous owner, or a family member.
Bite history: Scooter has never bitten a person or another animal.
Energy level/descriptors: Very High
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know; Scooter is described as friendly, affectionate, excitable, and playful. . When in the home, Scooter is the type to follow you around seeking attention. Scooter likes chew bones. Scooter was kept mostly indoors and was fed dry & wet dog food. According to previous owner, Scooter is house-trained and would rarely have any accidents. When left alone in the home, Scooter would be well-behaved. Scooter has been crate trained and does very well. He would be left in the crate for about an hr. When left alone in the home, Scooter would be well-behaved. Scooter knows commands sit, come, give paw, and down. For exercise, he enjoyed brisk walks with the previous owner and running around in a nearby park. On the leash, Scooter can pull hard or slightly depending on how excited he is and when he would not be let off the leash.
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