POKY – A1044817
Safe 7-22-2015 Brooklyn
POKY – A1044817
MALE, TAN / WHITE, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 14 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/20/2015, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 07/20/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation No Initial Behavior
Medical Summary No Initial Exam
A staff member writes: Meet little Poky! He was surrendered by his owners because they do not have the proper resources to provide for him. When Poky was surrendered, his owners said he was healthy, but after the vet looked at him, it was clear that he has a few issues. He is missing a cranial mandible and many of his teeth fell out during the exam. Poky is in need of some serious TLC! During his exams, he was very friendly and allowed all handling. This poor guy needs your help today!
Medical Exam 07/21
APPROX 14 YO, MALE ENTIRE, CHIHUHUA, S/O: BAR, TOLERATES HANDLING EXCEPT OF ORAL CAVITY, EENM: MM PINK AND MOIST, CRT 2 SEC, CRANIAL MANDIBLE MISSING AND TONGUE PROTRUDING FROM MOUTH, MISSING MOST TEETH, NECROTIC RIGHT MANDIBULAR 2 PM AND MOLAR, PULLED OUT EASILY, SURROUNDING FRENULUM APPEARS EDEMATOUS, BILATERAL LENS OPACITY
CV: GRADE IV/VI LEFT PANSYSTOLIC MV MURMUR, NO ARRHYTHIMIA
ABD: SOFT AND NONTENDER
MS/INTEG: AMB X 4, BCS 5/9
GU: INTACT MALE
A: CRANIAL MANDIBLE MISSING, DENTAL DISEASE, PARITAL CATARACTS, GRADE IV/VI MV MURMUR
P: PULLED 3 NECROTIC TEETH RIGHT LOWER MANDIBLE CAME OUT EASILY, BUPRENEX 0.16 CC SQ BID X 5 DAYS (GAVE 1ST DOSE), PEN G 0.4 CC SQ GIVNE
AUGMENTIN 1 CC PO SID X 10 DAYS
DOXYCYCLINE 0.6 CC PO SID X 10 DAYS
FEED SOFT FOOD
FULL CARIDAC WORKUP WITH PLACEMENT
Owner Surrender Profile: Poky is a 9 yrs. old Chihuahua who was surrendered at ACC today. Poky is a male dog who is not neutered and appears to be healthy. Poky is described as a quiet and well behaved dog by his previous owners who had him for two years.
Poky is described as being respectful relaxed tolerant and playful with both children adults and dogs. Poky plays with children dogs and adults in a gentle well-adjusted manner. Poky has not been socialized with cats at all in his life. Poky is described as a well-trained house dog who rarely has accidents in the house. Poky is a low level activity dog who has been described as shy mellow aloof independent and friendly.
Poky is not bothered when anyone takes his food or toys away from him. Poky also likes all forms of grooming such as being bathed having his nails trimmed and having his fur brushed. Poky is not bothered when a stranger approaches his home or family members and is not bothered when he is shoved off of furniture or has his sleep disturbed. Poky knows the command sit and will bark on occasion. Poky likes slow walks and uses the bathroom on grass and cement when out. Poky plays tug of war on occasion as well. Poky is not bothered with loud noises at this time in his life. Poky eats dry food twice a day. Poky will follow his owner around the house and stay in the same room with them. Pokey likes to lie down in his dog bed most of the time.
Throughout the Intake process Poky was quiet and aloof. Poky did allow himself to be collared and photographed with minimal effort. Poky allowed himself to be handled with no trouble and was relatively calm and well behaved.
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