This sweet little guy has suffered from neglect for so long he has eye issues/discharge coming out of both eyes.....poor little guy needs some love and comfort....pics are below at end of message....so cute....
Will someone please rescue this precious neglected little guy? He is at the Alachua Animal Services in Gainesville, FL. Please crosspost to all..
We have a really sweet little Shih Tzu mix in our shelter that is in need of rescue. He has been suffering from neglect and so very much needs a loving safe place to go to. He is very friendly and sweet.
If anyone can help this sweet little heart please let us know
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Thank you for all you do.
3/19/2012 This cruelty exam was done at APES by Dr. Hugh McClelland.
Cage # D083 Collar/tag info:
Animal ID: 463970 Species: Canine Breed: Shih Tzu
Color/markings: White and brown.
Veterinary age estimate: ___ Sex: Male
Examining veterinarian: Dr. Hugh McClelland License #
Veterinary hospital name: Affiliated Pet Emergency Services
Phone # 352-373-4444
The above described animal was examined on 3/17/2012 for the following:
Weight: 12.76 lbs. normal [ ] overweight [ ] underweight [ x ] by 6 to 8 lbs.
Temperature 101.0 F normal [ x ] abnormal [ ]
Eyes: normal [ ] abnormal [ x ] Mucoid discharge in both eyes
Ears: normal [ ] abnormal [ x ] secuminous dark brown discharge in both ears.
Oral Cavity: normal [ ] abnormal [ x ] Fractured teeth, missing teeth, calculus.
Musculoskeletal: normal [ ] abnormal [ x ] Generalized cachexia.
Heart Condition: normal [ x ] abnormal [ ] _______________________
Lung Condition: normal [ x ] abnormal [ ] _______________________
Skin Condition: normal [ ] abnormal [ x ] Moist dermatitis of entire dorsal abdoment/thorax.
Neurological: normal [ x ] abnormal [ ] ________________________
Other significant findings: Matted hair coat, markedly overegown toenails curving into pads, interdigital purulent exudate.
External parasites: negative [ ] positive [ x ] type(s): Fleas
Skin scrape performed yes [ ] no [ x ]
Other test results:
In your professional opinion, is the above described & examined animal suffering from neglect? Yes [ x ] No [ ]
Recommended corrective treatment: Anti-inflammatories (oral and topical glucocorticoids) and antibiotics (systemic and topical) and grooming. Nutrititional /fluid support. (hmcclelland/smpethes)
Senior Office Assistant
Alachua County Animal Services
3400 NE 53 Avenue
Gainesville, Florida 32609
Phone (352) 264-6870
Fax (352) 955-2542
Animal ID: 463970