SIMBA – 11348
Safe - 11-3-2017 Manhattan
SAFE 11/3/17 SIMBA was surrendered when a new baby came into the home. He is not happy in the shelter and needs a home where he can decompress and regroup. SIMBA is already neutered and is matted and needs some dental care. Please help this stressed boy today.
Intake Date: 10/31/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Red
Age: 6 years
Sex: Neutered Male
Weight: 12 lbs 0 oz
DVM Intake Exam
Estimated age: 5-10 years based on general appearance
Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg on intake
History : Owner surrender – pt recently became aggressive. There is a new baby in the home.
Subjective: Alert in feral den.
Observed Behavior – Growling, hissing and staring in the feral den. Placed in Freeman net for exam – pt very tense, growled and hissed throughout the exam.
BAR, MMs pink, BCS 7/9
EENT: Difficult to assess ears due to behavior. Eyes clear, no nasal or ocular discharge noted
Oral Exam: Could not examine teeth due to behavior. Pt had halitosis when he hissed so I suspect dental disease.
PLN: Could not palpate
H/L: NSR, NMA Lungs clear, eupnic
ABD: Tense, no masses palpated
U/G: Reported neutered male
MSI: Many mats on dorsolumbar region.
CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities
3. Suspect dental disease
Plan: Recommend placement in a stable, low-stress home environment. Recommend weight loss of 2-3 lbs and likely dental cleaning.
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