CHIBOW – A0738985 (ALT ID A1088333)
Safe - 9-8-2016 Brooklyn
CHIBOW – A0738985 (ALT ID A1088333)
***RETURNED 09/02/16***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME**
NEUTERED MALE, CREAM / WHITE, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 10 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD RELEASED Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 09/02/2016, From NY 11221, DueOut Date 09/02/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary microchip scan negative neutered male approximately 10 yrs old, geriatric VC scheduled BARH minor debris AU nuclear sclerosis OU missing some teeth 12lbs; BCS: 5/5, obese clean hair coat nails on hind paws were curling in, gave nail trim a little nervous, but allowed all handling
Basic Information: Chibow is a 10 year old altered male Chiuahua mix. He was given as a gift from family member 7 years ago. Owner believes Chibow is healthy beside a cough he’s been having recently. Owner surrenders Chibow due to personal problems.
Social Life and Personality: Chibow lived with one male and been around other adults and children. Owner states Chibow is friendly towards everyone he meets especially children all ages. If shows signs of aggression he will growl and lunge and it’s usually towards people in the building. Chibow barks at big dogs but towards small dogs he is tolerant. He is fearful towards cats and will run f he sees them on walks. Chibow is mostly indoors and activity level is low. Owner describes Chibow as friendly and fearful.
Behavior: Chibow has never bitten or scratched anyone owner stated. He allows owner t touch his food bowl while eating but he does wait until owner walks away form his bowl to eat. Owner stated attempted to take toys or treats away from his mouth. He isn’t bothered by being restrained or disturb while eating. He’s friendly when taking bath and being brushed. He barks when unfamiliar people approach the house door.
For a New Family to Know: Chibow is trained to use the bathroom outdoors and goes for walks twice a day. He walks on leash during the day and off leash at night but stays by owners side. He likes to stay in his favorite spot in the house and sleep on his bed. He eats dry food called Gravy Train twice a day. He has never been crated trained but knows commands such as sit and stay. Chibow doesn’t play with toys and will do best in a home with children and no other animals.
Intake Behavior: Upon intake Chibow was nervous and tense. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling when approached slowly. Chibow will smell counselor and allows petting.
SAFER: EXPERINECED HOME
Chibow previously lived with one male and has been around other adults and children. The owner stated Chibow is friendly towards everyone he meets especially children all ages. The owner mentioned if Chibow react it will be towards people in the building, he will growl and lunge towards them. It was reported by the owner Chibow is fearful towards cats and will run if he sees them on walks. According to the owner Chibow is house trained and has a low activity level. The owner describes Chibow as friendly and fearful.
At intake it was reported Chibow was nervous and tense, he did allow all handling with a slow approach. During SAFER Chibow came into the assessment room calm and relaxed. He was friendly and social towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Chibow was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Chibow was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Due to some concerns stated from the previous owner Chibow can be suitable for an experience adopter.
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is fearful, trembles, and his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy 1: No interest.
Dog-dog: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Chibow mostly keeps to himself as he wanders in a group of male and female dogs. He will correct a dog that continually greets him.
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