THUMBALINA – A1078843
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My name is THUMBALINA. My Animal ID # is A1078843.
I am a female gray pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/25/2016 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/29/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 48.4 LBS.
06/25/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/25/16 18:37 Thumbalina was brought in as a stray. She was very friendly and sweet upon intake. She was very alert and allowed all handling
06/29/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Our Thumbalina is not a tiny girl that lives in a walnut shell, but rather a big-hearted girl that is currently living in a cage. She has not been dealt a winning hand — she has multiple masses, including a very large one that feels like she has a boulder in her belly. But, as it goes, she has has the sweetest kind of eyes, the ones that tell stories and her tail is always wagging. She is happy and grateful to go for walks, has great leash manners, gives me her undivided attention (and she is the one that deserves to be on the receiving end of such doting!), and seems housebroken. She LOVES treats, any kind (but makes you want to give her only the best!), takes them gently and knows “sit.” She was found by a person walking their dog and hasn’t shown any concerning behavior towards others while in our care. She’ll put all of the weight of her head on my lap when I pet her — she is truly a sweetheart. Little Thumbalina’s story ends when she meets a tiny flower-fairy prince and gains wings so that she can travel from flower to flower with him. We hope that some version of a flower-fairy prince will find our big-hearted Thumbalina and will travel from day to day with her (giving her lots of love and exploring new cuisine along the way!) until she gains her wings.
06/28/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Thumbalina came to us as a stray; she has no known owner information. Upon intake it was noted Thumbalina was very friendly and sweet, alert and allowed all handling. During SAFER Thumbalina had a loose body posture when interacting with the assessor,she allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Thumbalina was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resource portion of the assessment. Thumbalina was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Thumbalina appears to be sociable, and did not display any behavior concerns, so the department feels she can be suitable for a “Average” adopter. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, a bit distracted. Squeeze 1:1 Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed . Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed . Toy: 1. No interest. Dog-Dog:When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Thumbalina greets the other dog with soft body language. She spends most of her time wandering in the yard.
06/28/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Thumbalina was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. 6/28: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Thumbalina greets the other dog with soft body language. She spends most of her time wandering in the yard.
06/25/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH- allowed all handling; nervous during exam Intact female Approx 6 years old Eyes, ears and nose- clean and clear Teeth- mild/ moderate tartar and staining Mass on bottom lip, left hind leg. Huge internal hard mass right abdomen Skinny body condition No parasites or fleas Ambx4
06/29/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
BARH. ATTENTION SEEKING. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. EATING WELL OBSERVED LICKING MASS A: MULTIPLE MASSES, INCLUDING ABDOMINAL MASS DESCRIBED IN PREVIOUS EXAM P: PLACED E-COLLAR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. POOR PROGNOSIS S/O: Vet check for masses and body condition BAR on presentation, very friendly – cooperative for exam/handling. Eating well BCS = 1-2/9 mm = pink, moist, CRT<2sec. EENT = clear OU, Clean AU, no nasal discharge, Mild dental tartar. Large, moist, ulcerating mass on left lower lip. Soft, non-painful H/L = mildly harsh lung sounds, bilaterally; nma, nsr Abdomen = large firm mass encompassing cranial and middle abdomen palpated. Non-painful when palpated. Moderately distended abdomen. LN = enlarged left superficial cervical lymph node. Otherwise, wnl Integument/MS = Diffuse muscle wasting. Most of weight carried in abdominal mass. Amb x 4. Round mass on dorsal left perianal region with scabbing as well as on lateral right hind limb at level of stifle. CNS = A+A A: Abdominal mass – r/o neoplasia vs. abscess vs. pregnant vs. other Multiple dermal masses Emaciated – r/o secondary to A1 vs. malnourished vs. other P: Based on general PE, patient most likely has a neoplastic mass in the abdomen. Ok to wait out stray hold however EHR is recommended once stray hold is released unless placement is found. Continue to monitor while in BACC ——————————
Thumbalina was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown.
6/28: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Thumbalina greets the other dog with soft body language. She spends most of her time wandering in the yard.
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