FLUFFY – A1101909
Safe - 2-1-2017 Manhattan
My name is FLUFFY. My Animal ID # is A1101909.
I am a male white maltese mix. The shelter thinks I am about 11 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/21/2017 from NY 10462, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/27/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 13.4 LBS.
01/27/17 16:44 no hematuria seen please note that unless blader stones ar removed, UTI will recur 01/23/17 13:46 on VC for hematuria and lamness rads done yesterday show no fx, bladder stones condition overall unchanged 01/22/17 16:10 S/O: radiographs requested Hx of hematuria and bladder stones – heart murmur grade III-IV/VI, left systolic – did not sedate for rads — poorly done but does show many bladder stones – amb x 4, poss. lameness of front left leg – intermittent (did not appreciate at this time) A: heart murmur, bladder stones, ST masses, dental dz – weight bearing lameness P: cont. current treatment (pain meds/atb’s) – monitor urinating – mointor for lameness rec’ NH placement ASAP — needs medical work-up (heart/ST mass/dental dz) and surgery Scan negetive ——————————
01/21/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/21/17 17:17 Basic Information Fluffy is an 11 year old male Maltese. He is being surrendered due to an eviction and no time. Owner adopted him from a friend one year ago. Owner stated his pet was taken to a vet 11 months ago for stones. He was given medication and the pet’s health improved. Socialization Fluffy is friendly around strangers. He lived with a child age 11 and was playful with this child. He plays in a gentle manner with kids and adults. He spent time with two large Huskies and was playful around them. They played in a gentle manner with each other. He has never lived or spent time with cats. He has never bitten a person or animal. Behavior Owner stated he has no behavior issues but will hide during thunder storms. Fluffy will growl if you touch his food while he is eating. He will growl, snap, and possibly bite if you try to take away a bone from him (treat). Owner stated he does not play with toys. He tolerates all sorts of handling. During bath time he will try to get away. Owner has never trimmed his nails. He will bark when someone knocks on the door but is not bothered if someone unfamiliar approaches his owner. For a New Family to Know Fluffy is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Owner stated he will follow him when home. He does not play with any toys or play games. He was kept indoors only and slept on the floor. Owner fed him Purina dry and wet dog food. He was fed 2-3 times a day. He was given 1 cup each feeding. He is house-trained and prefers to go potty on cement. Owner stated when he is left home alone for a long time he will potty on the floor. He has never been left in a yard alone. He was crated but did not do well, he would bark continuously. He knows the command come. For exercise he is walked off the leash. He does not pull and came back when called off the leash. Behavior during Intake Fluffy tolerated all handling. No signs of aggression were displayed.
01/24/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I did not expect to see such a pretty dog when I picked up Fluffy from his kennel yesterday. He is really cute, puffy and fluffy. Fluffy is with us as his family was evicted. His health issues as well weighed quite a bit in his owners’ decision to leave him with us. Fluffy indeed is an elder, suffers from bladder stones, a heart murmur and a limp. He is quite active and pleasant, though, and loves to go on a walk, even if it is pouring outside. He does not forget to do his business in the street (we are told he is housetrained) leaving a clean and orderly kennel. Picking up Fluffy or carrying him is very much to his liking. He is a friendly character who likes the attention, and treats. Fluffy comes with good comments from his former family. He lived and was playful with an eleven year old child and two large…Huskies. Fluffy is waiting to start his life again with a new owner or family who will understand and attend to his needs. He is so cute and adorable that you would want to come and meet him soon at the Manhattan Care Center.
01/24/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 1/21/17 Unaltered, Owner Surrender (In previous home for one year) Previously lived with: Adults, a child (age eleven). Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Gentle and playful. Behavior toward dogs: Playful with dogs he spent time with. Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Growls if his food is touched while he is eating, will growl and snap if a bone is taken from him. Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Fluffy is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Other notes: Upon intake Fluffy tolerated all handling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/23/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth open. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. He is focused on the exit. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Fluffy displayed no behavioral concerns on his assessment. PLAYGROUP: 1/24: When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Fluffy approaches and greets. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/21/17 During his initial medical exam Fluffy allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience) _X_No young children (under 5) Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding (We cannot be certain whether this behavior will present itself in a home environment but recommend adopters are comfortable with safe and appropriate management if it does.)
01/24/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
1/24: When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Fluffy approaches and greets. 1/25-27: Fluffy greets politely. At times he attempts to mount other dogs.
01/21/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negetive ——————————
01/22/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
01/23/17 13:46 on VC for hematuria and lamness rads done yesterday show no fx, bladder stones condition overall unchanged 01/22/17 16:10 S/O: radiographs requested Hx of hematuria and bladder stones – heart murmur grade III-IV/VI, left systolic – did not sedate for rads — poorly done but does show many bladder stones – amb x 4, poss. lameness of front left leg – intermittent (did not appreciate at this time) A: heart murmur, bladder stones, ST masses, dental dz – weight bearing lameness P: cont. current treatment (pain meds/atb’s) – monitor urinating – mointor for lameness rec’ NH placement ASAP — needs medical work-up (heart/ST mass/dental dz) and surgery Scan negetive ——————————
Generated on Jan 30 2017 6:00PM
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