BOW – 26896
Safe - 5-9-2018 Manhattan
SAFE 5/9/18 WATCH HER VIDEO! BOW is a 5 year old tortie who has some wounds to her tail which may be due to flea irritation. She also needs some dental care. BOW would love to have a new furever home this time.
Care Center Location: Manhattan
ZIP Code From: 11221
Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue
Age: 5 years
Weight: 6.96 lbs
Vet Notes: 5:43 PM
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: Reported 5 years – exam is consistent with this
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned negative – MC placed
History : Surrendered. “Hot spot” on pt’s tail – per Admissions, “the owner was treating with Zymox Topical Spray and Phyto Vet CK Antiseptic Mousse.”
Subjective: Alert, calm, interested in eating food, walks around exam table.
Observed Behavior – Allows all handling. Slightly tense or aloof.
Evidence of Cruelty seen – None
Evidence of Trauma seen – None
BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9
EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Mild-mod tartar.
PLN: No enlargements noted
H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Soft, not distended, non painful, no masses palpated
U/G: Female, no SS palpated
MSI: Large region of hypotrichosis and scabbing on the dorsal tailhead and dorsal aspect of the base of the tail. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
Rectal: Normal externally.
Wood’s lamp – no fluorescence to tail wounds
1. Dental disease
2. Wounds to base of tail – these wounds are consistent with flea irritation
1. Treated with Paradefense today; continue monthly flea prevention for at LEAST 4 more months. If lesions do not resolve, recommend repeat exam.
2. Recommend daily tooth brushing and regular dental cleanings.
Okay for surgery
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