ANGEL – A1036604
Gone 5-19-2015 Manhattan
ANGEL – A1036604
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, LABRADOR RETR MIX, 12 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PET HEALTH
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 05/16/2015, From NY 10030, DueOut Date05/19/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Negative MC Spayed female BARH Opacity to eyes, no vision issues seen on exam (PLR WNL, can track movement, no bumping into objects) Dental disease (loose at insertion, moderate tartar and staining) Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Swollen abdomen, hard. non painful NOSF
A Staff member writes:
Angel is a an oldie but she’s still got plenty adventures left under her sleeves. She was brought in as an owner surrender as her previous owner could no longer afford to take care of her. This Angel has some dental disease, and a non-painful distended abdomen. She’s super sweet and will walk by your side even without a leash! Angel does get a little nervous sometimes so it’s best not to go too quickly with her. This kind Angel wants to remain by your side forever, so won’t you come on to MACC and get her now.
What’s not to love about a beautiful, mellow and mature lady like Angel? She’s still got her looks, her wits and a happy spring in her step and a quick glance at her intake notes reveal her to be a true family dog who more than lives up to that heavenly name. Angel has spent time with newborns and children of all ages and she’s very relaxed and tolerant with them, even allowing the little ones to lay on her and play with her tail or fur. She’s been around many types of dogs but usually just ignores them and during our walk she greets fellow pups nicely but is more interested in sniffing and exploring her new environment than socializing. Her den is spotless and she takes care of business the minute we step outside but Angel’s former owner tells us that like many seniors, she has recently been having more ‘accidents’ indoors and despite a reference to her low activity level, she seems a keen walker and I think would be more than happy to take several strolls each day to give her a chance to ‘go’ outside. With a coat this lush it’s no wonder one of Angel’s favorite treats is a good brushing and we’re told she’s chill with taking a bath or having a pedicure too — even older gals like to look their best! At home Angel likes to follow her people around, she prefers to stay close when off-leash as well and when bedtime arrives she’s all about the snuggling, sleeping right next to her human or settling down at the foot of their bed. She knows commands for ‘sit’ and ‘go to your room’, walks very well on leash, loves listening to (but never chasing) birds and is cool with any and all handling, including hopping right back into her kennel without a fuss when our date is over. A wonderfully laid-back companion with the kind of loyal, affectionate nature that would fit into almost any home, Angel is already spayed and ready to leave as soon as you are. Don’t miss this chance to take home a gorgeous little slice of Heaven, call into our Manhattan Care Center and ask for sweet Angel by name!
s: geriatric, distended abdomen, suspicous of vet, will growl
bar, no pain on palp of abdomen, did urinate- normal appearence, distended, hard abdomen, eyes clouded, some tearing, dental tartar/disease, nose clear, ears wnl,some mm loss to topline, head, coat wnl, ambulatory, bcs 3/9, no murmurs/ arythmias
abdominal distension, possible muscle wasting/weight loss
needs xrays, bloodwork, new hope placement
Angel is a 12 year female old lab mix who was brought into the shelter by her previous owner due to Angel having health problems. Her previous owner did not have the time or the funds to care for her anymore.
Social Life and Personality:
Angel has been around newborns and children of all ages, around them she is very relaxed. Around babies and young children she is very tolerant and allows them to lay on her, play with her tail, and play with her fur. Angel has been around many types of dogs but usually just ignores them. Angel is mostly house trained but recently she has been going potty in the house more often. Angel has been kept only indoors and has a very low activity level. Angel’s previous owner has described her as confident, affectionate, mellow and friendly.
Angel tends to go potty indoors but hase no other behavior problems. Angle is not bothered by anyone pushing her of the furniture, giving her a bath or timming her nails.Angel really enjoys when people brush her fur. Angel will bark when someone unfamiliar apporaches her family or home will not do anything and shows no signs of aggression.
For a New Family to Know:
Angel know the commands: sit and “go to your room”. For exercise she like to go on very slow walks on her leash twice a day. Angel will go potty on trees or have accidents in her home. When at home Angel will follow around her owner andis well behaved. When off leash Angel will stay by your side and will not wander far. During fireworks or thunderstorms Angel gets very nervous and panics. She will hide under the bed during these occasions.Angel eats both wet and dry food. Angel likes to sleep next to someone and will go to sleep next to or at the foot of her owner’s bed at night.
During her intake Angel was very calm and laid on the floor during the whole process. Angel showed no signs of aggression and allowed staff to collar, scan and take pictures of her.
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