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DOGID: 16447
Shelter DOGID:
Name: Otis
Location: Queenstown, MD
Age: 10
Color: Brown
Sex: male
Weight: 135
Neutered? yes
Vaccines: rabies, DHLPP, kennel cough, Heartworm preventative, Flea pill, dewormed
Heartworm Negative? Yes
Health Conditions:
Housetrained? yes
Dog surrendered to Rescue because: Other
Other Reason: Owner Passed away
Good With: cats
Dog Likes: ;
Working Ability: unknown
Working Comments:
Behavioral Problems: other problems
Other Behavioral Problems: Very controlling of other dogs, socially inappropriate
Bitten? No
Bite Explanation:
Commands known:
Tricks:
Other Info: 12/20/16: Noted mild swelling bilaterally to hocks and stiffness on standing. Recommend submitting blood work to assess liver values as well as ruling out tick-borne diseases such as lyme as an underlying cause of stiffness vs old age. 12/23/16: Neg for HW, Ehrlichia, and Lyme. Positive for Anaplasmosis. Due to swelling of scrotum and testicles, added on bloodwork to test for Brucellosis due to risk of zoonosis. Severe swelling of the elbows, hocks, and scrotum. Open lesions and purulent discharge from scrotal tissue. Anesthetized for scrotal ablation. Testicles found partically undescended. Performed castration prior to closure in 0 PDS. Edges debrided and SQ closed deep using 0 PDS in a simple interrupted pattern. Cruciate sutures placed on skin also in 0 PDS. Extend doxycycline to total of 28 days, increase dosing to BID. Extend carprofen indefinitely. Leave e-collar in place at all times until sutures removal in 10-14 days. NO PLAY YARD. NO OFF LEASH ACTIVITY UNTIL SUTURE REMOVAL.
Shelter Name: Animal Welfare League of Queen Anne's County
Shelter Contact: Kirstyn Northrop Cobb
Shelter Phone: 4108277178
Shelter Email: kirstyn@awlqac.org
Date Posted: 12/27/2016

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