ZILO – A1032737
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SAFE – 04/19/15
ZILO – A1032737
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME***
MALE, BLACK / WHITE, LHASA APSO MIX, 13 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NO TIME
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 04/10/2015, From NY 11207, DueOut Date 04/10/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary SCAN NEGATIVE MALE, ~13YRS OLD HAIR FROM EARS NEEDS TO BE PLUCKED SOME OCCULAR DISCHARGE CLEAN COAT: APPLIED ACTIVYL WHINED ALOT BUT NO PAIN ASSOCIATED, ALLOWED ALL HANDLING WITHOUT AGGRESSION NO HEAD WHIPPING NOTED WHEN TOUCHED AS PER MEMO BARH NOSF
Hx: Geriatric exam requested, S: Calmly permits exam and head petting, not aggressive or excited, O: BCS 4/9 with moderate muscle wasting, QAR-H, MMs pink and moist, CRT <2 sec, EENT: Mild mucoid discharge OU. Fur in canals AU. Clean nose. Severe dental tartar and gingivitis., H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic. Quiet lung sounds., PLNs: Not enlarged, Abd: Slightly tense abd, no masses palpated, M/S/I: Amb x4, no lesions noted. Feces stuck in fur around anus., UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical,
- Mucoid ocular discharge – R/O brachycephalic syndrome vs. fur in eyes vs. other. No sign of KC.
- Dental disease
- Muscle wasting
- Feces in fur around anus
Short-term prognosis: Excellent
- Clip fur around eyes and anus
- Long-term care should include dental treatment and nutritional support
Owner Surrender Profile
REASON FOR SURRENDER The owner is having personal issues.
RELATIONSHIP Zilo is a 13 year old dog and has lived with the family for 13 years.
Zilo lived with adults and children and as he aged, he has become less and less tolerant of rough handling by the family children. He has snapped at them on several occasions (no blood) when the children were being rough with him, according to the owner.
It is unknown know Zilo is with other animals.
Zilo is an old dog with a medium activity level. The owner states recently he spends his days constantly barking. He does not play and is not very attention seeking. He does not guard his bowl while eating, bones, or toys. He will bark when unfamiliar people approach and struggles as of late when picked up. The owner thinks he feels uncomfortable.
In his old Zilo does not listen to the commands he used to know which are sit and come here. He has potty accidents in the home if not taken out.
Zilo is of an old age, but there are no known medical conditions at the time of intake.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Zilo barked throughout the intake. The counselor pet him once, but he kept barking and jerked his head around. In order to reduce stress for Zilo, the counselor did not attempt to engage Zilo anymore. The owner scanner and collared Zilo.
Behavior: Experienced Home, No Children
SAFER: Zilo previously lived with adults and children, and the owner stated he has become less tolerant of rough handling by the family children, and has been reported to snap at them on several occasions (no blood) when the children were being rough with him. Zilo was said to have a medium activity level, and the owner states recently he spends his days constantly barking.
Zilo was reported to bark throughout the intake, and was not receptive to petting, so the Counselor did not attempt anymore handling. During SAFER Zilo consistently barked throughout the assessment, and did not appear interested in interacting with the assessor. He did allow most handling without issue, but became stiff and uncomfortable during the paw handling. Zilo was distracted during the tag interaction and was easily pushed out of the food bowl during the food item. He was not interested in the toys, and only showed minimal interest in the rawhides. Given the information provided by the previous owner, Zilo was reported to be intolerant of rough play from the children in the home, so the behavior department feels Zilo may not be suitable for a home with erratically-moving or pushy children, and an experienced adopter with no children is recommended.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is down, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip licks, and trembles.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (needed coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff.
Flank squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all.
Food: 1. Dog calmly allows the food to be moved, follows the dish, but does not interfere with the dish’s movement. Dog’s body is soft and loose, eyes soft, tail neutral. He lifts his head when hand is pushed against his cheek.
Toy 1: No interest.
Rawhide: 1. Minimal interest in rawhide, dog smells, then turns away.
Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Zilo is tolerant of other dogs but will often become quite vocal towards other dogs.
When off leash with other dogs, Zilo is tolerant of other dogs but will often become quite vocal towards other dogs.
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