WINNIE – A1040674
Safe 6-25-2015 Brooklyn
WINNIE – A1040674
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / TAN, SHIH TZU MIX, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason COST
Intake condition ILLNESS Intake Date 06/19/2015, From NY 11106, DueOut Date 06/19/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary SCAN NEG ~7YO, NEUTERED MALE BARH. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. BCS 7/9 MILD DENTAL TARTAR, NUCLEAR SCLEROSIS, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE INTEG WNL AMBULATORY X 4
RIGHT ANAL GLAND ABCESSATION AND RUPTURE; FLUSHED WITH DILUTE IODINE, CLEANED AND APPLIED TAB; ALL 4 PAWS SALIVA STAINED, NO V/D/C/S OBSERVED, NO BM NOTED; ALREADY ON BAYTRIL AND RIMADYL; BUPRENEX 0.38 CC SQ; CONTINUE WITH TRAMADOL 50MG- 1/2 TAB BID X 3 DAYS
VET CHECK – RECHECK ANAL GLANDS, MONITOR CONDITION, ELIMINATIONS; BARH. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. BCS 7/91067 ABLE TO EXPRESS LEFT ANAL GLAND, RIGHT ANAL GLAND IMPACTED AND PAINFUL
A: SENIOR PET, OVERWEIGHT, ANAL GLAND IMPACTION (RIGHT SIDE) – HISTORY OF ANAL GLAND CONDITION
P: REC BAYTRIL 68MG PO Q24 X 7 DAYS AND RIMADYL 25MG PO Q24 X 5 DAYS, OTIBIOTIC APPLIED TO PERINEAL REGION Q24 X 5 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. REC FULL WORK UP AND TREATMENT AT LOCAL VET WITH PLACEMENT (POSSIBLE ANAL SAC IRRIGATION). FAIR PROGNOSIS
BARH. ATTENTION SEEKING, ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. BCS 7/9; MILD DENTAL TARTAR/GINGIVITIS, NUCLEAR SCLEROSIS OU, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL; NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION; INTEG WNL; AMBULATORY X 4; NEUTERED MALE; NORMAL RECTAL EXAM, UNABLE TO EXPRESS ANAL GLANDS, DID NOT APPEAR IMPACTED
A: SENIOR PET, HISTORY OF ‘RECURRING ANAL GLAND CONDITION’
P: CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. GOOD PROGNOSIS
Winnie is an 8 year old neutered Shih Tzu with a reoccurring anal gland condition. Owner has had Winnie for 8 years and they are surrendering because of new babies and cost.
Winnie has not lived with children but has been socialized with children ages 2, 3 and teens. Winnie is tolerant and plays gently with children. With Strangers Winnie will bark at first but after smelling them will greet them and jump up. Winnie is mostly kept indoors and has not been introduced to cats or other dogs.
During storms and fireworks Winnie is relaxed and isn’t bothered by loud noises. Winnie allows his food bowl to be touched while eating and toys, treats and bones to be taken away with no problem. Winnie enjoys bathes and loves water. Winnie goes to a groomer to get his hair and nails trimmed but in-between grooming will allow owner to trim his facial hair. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Winnie will bark but upon entering will smell the guest and greet them. When in pain from medical condition Winnie does not like to be handle and will try to move away from you.
For the new family to know
Winnie was described as friendly and affectionate with a medium activity level. Winnie is mostly kept indoors and is taken for walks outside about once a week. Winnie is house trained and goes to the bathroom in a plastic bin with weewee pads inside it. For exercise Winnie likes to play chase around the house and hide and seek. Winnie also likes to play fetch and his favorite toys are balls and stuffed toys. Winnie Knows the commands sit stay and go find daddy in Spanish. Winnie enjoys belly rubs and to be picked up and held. Previous owner thinks Winnie will do best in a home with just adults to show him lots of love. Winnie sleeps on a dog sofa bed, eats dry dog food twice a day and prefers the brand Nutro Adult Lamb & Rice. Winnie also likes to have a sip of milk every might before bed with previous owner.
Behavior during intake
Winnie was relaxed during intake while owner held him in their arms. Winnie had a loose body a was wagging his tail. Allowed to be scanned, collared and all handling.
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