STORMTROOPER – 23815
Safe - 4-6-2018 Manhattan
STORMTROOPER – 23815
Intake Date : 3/27/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 8 years Sex: Male
Weight: 74 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 8yo; Microchip noted on Intake? neg; History : stray; Subjective: BAR. Some barking before PE. Place muzzle just in case, but was well behaved during PE. Observed Behavior – Objective ; T =; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 6.5/9; EENT: OU nuclear sclerosis, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: moderate dental calculus, muzzled; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: tense but non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: MI, 2 testicles; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, a bit slow moving, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, focal patch of alopecia on dorsal tail ; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: normal externally; Assessment; geriatric; dental disease; nuclear sclerosis; alopecia patch on tail; suspect OA; Prognosis: good; Plan:ctm until transfer/adoption; recommend joint supplements and omega 3 FA’s post placement; SURGERY:Permanent waiver due to age
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: What a great name! Stormtrooper is indeed a trooper. His owner passed away and Storm is trying to make the best of his new circumstances that hopefully will be only temporary. Stormtrooper is a charmer. His face is so gentle , his smile so engaging and his eyes seem at times imperceptively naughty. He is obedient, so wants to please, is a good listener and loves, loves to be with a caretaker. Caresses and kisses is what he lives for. Stormtrooper might have been very “close” to his former owner…Our gent is middle aged, good looking in his thick ebony coat, well nourished and so knows his ways among people and dogs alike. He is very comfortable and happy amidst conversing staff and volunteers being just “the dog”, the pet looking forward to going home with his human, a full bowl of kibbles and his place on the sofa with a crunchy bone to chew on…Stormtrooper being a little arthritic, walks slowly on the leash but makes it nicely to the park, does stairs and even sits upon request. He will make an absolutely wonderful companion, a dutiful confident and be an amazing presence in the home to the new owner looking for a true friend.. Come and meet Stormtrooper at the Manhattan Care Center !
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 28-Mar-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Stormtrooper approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. He solicited attention by nudging the assessor’s hand. He was social during the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
PLAY GROUP :
3/28: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Stormtrooper greets politely.
3/30: Stormtrooper greets politely and wanders the pen.
Date of intake: 27-Mar-2018
Summary: Stormtrooper had a relaxed body.
Date of initial: 28-Mar-2018
Summary: Stormtrooper was tense and resisted handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Stormtrooper so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, he displays a medium level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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