Animal Profile


Hello, my name is Toby. My animal id is #46318. I am a male black dog at the . The shelter thinks I am about 9 years old.

I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 03-Nov-2018, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- cannot afford to care for.


Someone has already placed a deposit on me. I'm no longer available.

Toby is at risk for medical, he is a geriatric dog that will require follow up at a private vet to further diagnose his underlying conditions. There are no behavior concerns at this time.

Let's get to know each other a bit more...

Thanks for checking out my bio! ACC staff and volunteers have been observing my social behavior in the shelter and think I would be a good fit for any type of family!

My medical notes are...

Weight: 9.8 lbs


[DVM Intake] DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 9 years Microchip noted on Intake? Microchip Number (If Applicable): History : Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior -Friendly, allows all handling Evidence of Cruelty seen -No Evidence of Trauma seen -No Objective T = P =120 bpm R =eup BCS 4/9, generalized muscle wasting EENT: Mild to moderate conjunctivitis OU, mild to moderate debris and erythema AU, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: 2-3/4 PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic, no c/s,no crackles or wheezes, looks like had abdominal component to breathing but lungs sound normal ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: M/I, both down MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate - no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: CLean externally Assessment: Conjunctivitis OU Otitis externa AU Neutrophila (very mild)-r/o stress vs. infection vs. inflammation Thrombocytopenia with normal scattogram-suspect lab error and clumping Elevated ALP (very mild,3 pts only)-r/o age vs. hormonal vs. liver dz less likely (all other liver values wnl) Prognosis: Fair to good Plan: Cleaned ears AU Applied Claro AU Recheck ears in 7 days Shirmer tear test: both eyes wnl, > or equal to 15 mm/min Start neopolydex both eyes BID x 7 days then recheck CBC/chem CAXR LVT to give Convenia 8 mg/kg SQ for possible infection Recommend recheck blood work once placed just to make sure everything stable, not getting worse but not concerned, overall looks great for older dog SURGERY: Okay for surgery


CAXR: Chest: Heart wnl, trachea wnl, pulmonary vessels wnl, mild to moderate bronchointerstitial lung pattern (r/o normal for old dog vs. bronchitis vs. infection vs. other) Abdomen: Large amount of ingesta in stomach and slightly distended, some gas and fluid in intestines, mineral opacity located around the level of the right kidney vs. in small intestines overlying right kidney (r/o ingesta vs. kidney stone), multiple mineral opacities throughout intestines (likely ingesta vs. fb vs. other), spleen looks mildly enlarged otherwise wnl Conclusion: 1:Mineral opacities throughout small intestines (suspect ingesta) 2:+/- mineral opacity in right kidney vs. suspect more likely in small intestine 3:Distended stomach with ingesta 4:Bronchointerstitial pattern in lungs-likely normal for his age 5:Mild splenomegaly Nothing concerning on x-rays


CBC: 1-Neutrophilia (mild)-r/o stress vs. infection vs. inflammation 2-Monocytosis-r/o chronic infection/inflammation 3-Thrombocytopenia with normal scattogram-suspect lab error due to clumping Chemistry: 1-Elevated ALP (very mild, only 3 points)-r/o age vs. hormonal vs. liver dz less likely (all other liver values wnl) Otherwise chemistry wnl


SO One episode of reported soft stool within the kennel. BAR in kennel. P is standing at front of kennel. Symptoms board also indicates P did not eat on 11/9 EN -- eyes and nose are clear. No discharge seen. A one episode soft stool -- r/o early CIRDC, dietary, stress P continue to monitor in shelter. no tx at this time.


LVT Intake Exam Sex: MI Estimated age: 8 yrs Microchip scan: neg, placed MC# 985113002204404 Evidence of cruelty: no Evidence of trauma: no Observed behavior: quiet, allowed all handling Subjective: o/s Eyes: AU - slight cloudiness Ears: mild debris, AD - small white round growth Oral exam: mildly stained teeth, no growths seen in oral cavity Heart: no abnormal sounds or rhythms auscultated, HR - 120 bpm Lungs: no abnormal/ harsh sounds auscultated, RR - 40 bpm Abdomen: no masses palpated Musculoskeletal: ambulatory x4 Integument: clean, no live fleas or flea dirt seen Mentation: QAR BCS: 5/9 Plan: AU cleaned Per Dr. 1379, applied Claro AU, performed CBC/Chem and Schirmer Tear test, and whole body rads OK for sx per Dr. 1379

Details on my behavior are...

Behavior Condition: 1. Green

Upon intake, Toby had a loose body and approached me right away and allowed me to pet him and collar him. Once on the leash, Toby paced back and forth and pulled hard on the leash. Toby walked well on the leash and allowed me to place him into his kennel. Once inside, Toby began to bark and pace back and forth.

Date of Intake: 11/3/2018

Basic Information:: Toby is approximately an 11 year old male black and brown small mixed breed dog. Toby lived with previous owner for 11 years. Toby was surrendered because the owner could no longer afford to care for him.

Previously lived with:: Toby previously lived with four adults and two children

How is this dog around strangers?: Toby will sometimes bark at strangers. Toby will allow strangers to approach him slowly and will allow to be pet.

How is this dog around children?: Toby previously lived with two children aged 8 and 14 year old. Toby is described as being friendly and playful. Toby will play gentle with the children.

How is this dog around other dogs?: Toby has never interacted with dogs.

How is this dog around cats?: Toby has never interacted with cats.

Resource guarding:: Toby is not bothered when his food or bowl is touched while he is eating. Toby is not bothered when a toy or treat is taken away from him.

Bite history:: Toby has never bitten another animal or human.

Housetrained:: Partially

Energy level/descriptors:: Toby has a medium energy level.

Other Notes:: When Toby hears fireworks or when he hears the door bell ring he will begin to bark. Toby is not bothered when being bathed, when his nails trimmed or his coat brushed. Toby will bark when an unfamiliar approaches his owner or a family member.

Has this dog ever had any medical issues?: No

Medical Notes: Toby has no known medical issues. Toby has not been to the vet recently.

For a New Family to Know: Toby is a friendly, playful, affectionate, mellow, and confident dog. Toby loves to play with his rope toy and loves to play tug. When at home, Toby is independent and likes to roam around the house. Toby was kept mostly indoors and was fed Beneful dry food once a day. Toby is partially house trained and would use wee-wee pads or newspaper. Toby would rarely urinate around the house. Toby has never been crate trained. When out for walks, Toby will pull hard on the leash. Toby has never been walked off the leash.

Date of intake:: 11/3/2018

Spay/Neuter status:: No

Means of surrender (length of time in previous home):: Owner Surrender (In home for 11 years)

Previously lived with:: Adults and children (ages 8 and 14)

Behavior toward strangers:: Barks, then is friendly

Behavior toward children:: Friendly and playful with the children he lived with

Resource guarding:: None reported

Bite history:: None reported

Housetrained:: Partially

Energy level/descriptors:: Toby is described as friendly, playful, affectionate, mellow, and confident with a medium level of activity.

Date of assessment:: 11/4/2018

Look:: 1. Dog's eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor's cupped hands.

Sensitivity:: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog's mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.

Tag:: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.

Paw squeeze 1:: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.

Paw squeeze 2:: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.

Flank squeeze 1:: Item not conducted

Flank squeeze 2:: Item not conducted

Toy:: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.

Summary:: Toby approached the assessor with a soft body. He was social the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.

Summary (1):: 11/4-10: When introduced off leash to dogs, Toby keeps to himself.

Date of intake:: 11/3/2018

Summary:: Loose body, allowed handling

ENERGY LEVEL:: Toby is described as having a medium level of activity.

BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)

Behavior Asilomar: H - Healthy

Potential challenges: : House soiling

Potential challenges comments:: House soiling: Toby is noted to have accidents in the house, and will likely need guidance with house training. We recommend positive reinforcement, reward-based training only.