ACHILLES – A1095899
Safe - 11-13-2016 Manhattan
ACHILLES – A1095899
MALE, TAN, ALASK MALAMUTE MIX, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason TOO BIG
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 11/04/2016, From NY 10033, DueOut Date 11/04/2016, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-080440
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Microchip: negative Sex: intact male Age: reported 3y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear, slight cross eyes Ears: otitis externa, hyperpigmentation and thick interior pinnae, dog walks in shaking head, painful to touch (dog resists exam) Nose: no d/c Teeth: mild staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: slightly dirty haircoat but WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: allows handling but slightly standoffish, does not respond to commands but nudges handler for food when making dewormer Medication: N/A, preventatives given
A volunteer writes:
Achilles came to us with his sister Amber (his perfect look alike) as their owner could not take care of her pets anymore. He is one gorgeous dog who should not be so shy to show his beauty…Achilles was very well cared for. Perfectly groomed, short nails, healthy and dressed in a lush cream and strawberry blond coat. His eyes are clear amber and when comfortable with his person, Achilles displays like Amber, an award winning smile. Achilles is timid, a bit skittish, hand shy and flinches with sudden moves and sounds. I have known a lot of Husky- like dogs behaving in such a sensitive way. He takes some time to get used to his caretaker but when he does, Achilles is one sweet and friendly guy who loves caresses and hugs and gives back kisses. He sits on command and takes treats very politely from my hand. He walks beautifully on the leash, does his business in one stop, does not chase pigeons and nears other dogs without any issue. He seemed to like a female playing in an adjacent pen, even that she was although lovely, rather noisy and rambunctious…In playgroups with his peers, Achilles is rather uncomfortable. I think that he needs a slow approach in anything he does, at least in an environment that is not his. Achilles comes with excellent comments from his former master. Shy with strangers(we saw that…), gentle with the young children in the house, playful with his housemate, frequenting. off leash, a doggy playground, house trained, crate trained and free of any handling issues. A very funny fact about Achilles is that he is known to dance on his hinds when he hears music… Achilles won my heart. He is a sweet and sensitive dog who needs a new master who understands his breed and its needs. He will make a wonderful, fun and loyal friend. Just come and meet him and of course..take him home..
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