Physical Examination

General appearance

Older dog with multiple non-healing wounds. Body Condition Score of 5.

Vital signs

  • Temperature: 38°6 C
  • Pulse: 74 beats/min
  • Respirations: 18/mn

Skin

Normal except for multiple wounds concentrated on dorsal neck and thorax. The wounds are open and have exudate and areas of necrosis and dehiscence.

HEENT

Sclera white, mucous membranes appear pink. No cervical lymphadenopathy.

Pulmonary

Regular rate and rhythm with no increased effort. No cough or nasal discharge. Lung sounds normal.

Cardiovascular

Capillary refill time is normal. No jugular distension, murmur, or arrhythmia.

Gastrointestinal

Gut sounds present and unremarkable.

Genitourinary

Unremarkable

Musculoskeletal

No pain or swelling of joints. Gait normal.

Neurologic

No cervical nerve deficits or other abnormalities noted.

Mental status

Quiet, alert, and responsive