JAMES DEAN – A1060287
Safe 12-13-2015 Manhattan
JAMES DEAN – A1060287
***OLD HUMERAL FRACTURE – NEEDS VET CARE***
MALE, WHITE / BLACK, CHIHUAHUA SH, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 12/11/2015, From NY 10454, DueOut Date 12/14/2015
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Intact male Scan negative for a microchip About 1 yr old Limping–Not applying pressure to the left front leg. Does allow left leg to be manipulated—Appears to not be in pain Possibly had this condition for a while Eyes are clear Nose= No discharge Ears are clean Teeth are white and intact Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D Is on a vet check NOSF Was shaking during the initial and was nervous while coming out of the cage. After a while will come up and wag his tail. Also, a lap dog
S/O: BAR, hydrated, mm’s pink and moist, male intact, not bearing any weight on left fron limd – significant muscle atrophy of the scapula, abnormal swelling around the left humerus – suspect old humeral fracture. does not seem painful (was non-reactive to palpation of the limb).
A: old left humeral fracture, P: no pain meds needed at this time
recommend new hope placement – needs x-rays of the left front leg to determine injury and if it can be sugically repaired at this point (since it appears chronic) or not – may require forelimb amputation if the fracture is not surgically repairable and if the dog continues to not bear weight on the leg at all.
Behavior during intake
James was slightly afraid during intake. He initially backed away from contact, and held a tense body during scanning. After some time James allowed counselor to pet him, and accepted treats. James Dean allowed counselor to hold him, and allowed all handling to be conducted. James Dean showed no signs of aggression during intake.
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