LULU – A1034042
SAFE – 04/26/15
LULU – A1034042
***SAFER : AVERAGE HOME***
SPAYED FEMALE, TAN / GRAY, YORKSHIRE TERR MIX, 14 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 04/22/2015, From NY 11355, DueOut Date 04/22/2015, I came in with Group/Litter #K15-011016.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan negative spayed female – spay scar seen skin tags all over body eye gunk all around eyes – cleaned eyes moderate dental tartar left side of her mouth she only has her upper and lower canines right side of her mouth she has most of her teeth cloudy eye lens came in with A1034043 BARH NOSF
A Staff member writes : Lulu was surrendered because her owner is moving to a pet-free apartment. Lulu was surrendered with her dog-friend Lola. Their owners came back and took Lola back, but left Lulu here! Please help this sweet girl find a home!! Just look how cute she is!
VET CHECK – GERIATRIC, CHECK EYES, TEETH
BARH. APPETITE OK. ILLICITS ATTENTION, ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. BCS 4/9, DENTAL DISEASE, MISSING MAJORITY OF TEETH, SEVERE GINGIVITIS, KCS OU, MUCOUD OCULAR DISCHARGE, DECREASED VISION, NO NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL, NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION, NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION, 4-5 SMALL LOBULATED NON-PAINFUL FIRM MASSES ALONG DORSUM, INTEG OTHERWISE WNL, AMBULATORY X 4, SPAYED FEMALE
A: GERIATRIC, KCS, DENTAL DISEASE, MULTIPLE MASSES – RULE OUT SEBACEOUS CYSTS VS OTHER
P: RECOMMEND FULL GERIATRIC WORK UP AND DENTAL WITH PLACEMENT. OPTIMMUNE OU Q12 X 10 DAYS. FAIR SHORT TERM PROGNOSIS
Owner Surrender Profile
LuLu is a 14 year old Yorkshire Terrier who has a low activity level. She currently is deaf, losing eyesight, and has some body cysts. Client has taken LuLu to the vet yearly and stated that she is ok medically for her age.
Social Life and Personality: According to owner she is relaxed and very low activity. She has lived with a small Maltese named Lola (A1034043). Lola is twice as young as Lulu’s age, and their prior owner stated that she is very loving and gentle with her younger sibling. Client stated that Lola follows around LuLu all day. She is definetly bonded to LuLu. When LuLu and Lola are separated, Lola cries a lot. Client stated that LuLu is fine with being apart from Lola. She is mostly house trained, having accidents a few times a week. She uses the potty on both grass and cement. Client also left piddle pads in the home that she also went potty on often. She was kept mostly indoors. She was described as mellow and a somber spirit. Client stated LuLu enjoys being layed up next to her.
Behavior: She has never bitten anyone or any animal before. Owner never took food, toys, treats, or other objects from her so her behavior during these actions are unknown. She was bathed on a regular basis and isn’t bothered when her coat was brushed. When new people come to the house or family member she well relaxed. She tends to stay in her same spot and not greet people
New Family Info: She is used to slow walks on leash. She doesn’t play with toys anymore like she did in the past, She is crate trained. Client stated at night time she sleeps in the crate but the gate is left wide open, however she will not leave the crate. She will follow owner around the house when at home. She eats Purina dry dog food.
Intake Behavior: During intake LuLu was very calm. She had a loose stance, head held confidently, she wagged her little docked tail. She allowed to be picked up, rubbed, and collared by an admissions counselor. LuLu scanned negative for a microchip.
Lulu came to us as an owner surrender on 4/22/15. It was reported by the previous owner that Lulu is an elderly dog with a low activity level. She lived with another dog and was gentle towards the other dog. Upon intake Lulu was described as very calm, and allowed all handling. When entering the behavior room Lulu had soft body language and allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items while maintaining soft body language. She only displayed minimal interest in the food, but showed no interest in the toy or rawhide items. The behavior department believes that Lulu can go to an average home.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: No conducted due to medical condition.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Food: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Rawhide: 1. No interest.
Dog – dog 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog.
Came in with LOLA – A1034043:
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