Patie's story
!!! ONLY Available to Love Local Partners with ACCT Philly !!!
PATIE A#40836935
Intake Type: Stray
Weight: 65 lbs
Medical Observation:
(2/24) Vet Check:
Signalment: 4-6y female intact pittie
Examination:
Weight: 65 lbs
Musculoskeletal: limping right forelimb with soft tissue swelling around carpus but not crepitus or pain appreciated on orthopedic palpation
BCS= 5/9
Neuro: BAR, no deficits
Behavior: very friendly, solicits pets and attention and wants to be a lap dog very loving
Oropharynx, Dental: recently fractured left maxillary canine with visible pulp exposure, mild diffuse wear to rest of teeth, scant to mild calculus
Ears, Eyes, Nose, Throat: both eyes have scleral and conjunctival hyperemia and chemosis (swelling) but corneas clear
Respiratory: WNL
Cardiac: WNL
Abdomen: tense but non-painful
Reproductive/Urogenital: intact female
Skin/PLN: swollen right forelimb at level of carpus, puncture wounds with purulent discharge, crusted blood around ears but no visible wounds, swollen muzzle with some dried crusted blood
***Assessment: Puncture wounds on right forelimb and trauma to face, broken canine with pulp exposure***
Plan:
Medical treatments:
Carprofen 100mg PO SID x5 days (first dose given at time of exam)
AmoxiClav 375mg PO BID x10 days (first dose given at time of exam)
***Pathway: Recommend rescue and ok to leave before stray hold, if still here in two days recommend fast tracking to surgery for spay and wound clip/clean +/- explore; needs dental with canine extraction***
Behavior Observation:
Per vet staff -- very friendly, solicits pets and attention and wants to be a lap dog, very loving
Personality: Despite being a puffy, sore bub, Patie is up for all the loving. If you get down on her level, she comes right up to snuffaluff and lick ya all over. Staff has had no issues handling her for exam and assessment, despite her likely discomfort. Patie is urgently seeking rescue to treat multiple puncture woulds and a broken canine with pulp exposure. Contact Lifesaving if you can save this love!
Video:
Patie giving kisses! -- https://youtu.be/c0NidnIEuVY
This animal is not available through ACCT Philly's Adoptions Programs, due to serious concerns with observed medical and/or behavioral issues. This animal is in need of transfer to a partnering animal welfare organization through ACCT Philly's Love Local Program. If you are interested in learning more about our Love Local Program, please visit /programs/lovelocal/. If you are interested in viewing our selection of adoptable animals, please visit http://acctphilly/org/adopt/
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