PLUCKY aka LUCKY – A1081476
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My name is PLUCKY aka LUCKY. My Animal ID # is A1081476.
I am a neutered male white maltese and shih tzu mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/16/2016 from NY 10304, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/16/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/16/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/16/16 13:28 Basic Information: Lucky is a 2 and a half y/o neutered male Maltese/ Shih Tzu mix that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Lucky for a year . Owner originally got Lucky from a friend but is unable to keep him due to him working a lot and not having time. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers, Lucky is fearful and will try to hide. When he does not know someone, he will bark at them. Lucky has been around children ages 10, 12, & 15 & was respectful around them. Owner stated that Lucky is afraid of small children and will growl then hide. Owner had 3 other small dogs at home & stated that Lucky was relaxed & playful with them. Around cats, Lucky is fearful and will growl and hide. Lucky has never bit another animal or person while in owners care. Behavior: During storms, Lucky is scared and will hide in the home. He is not bothered by being pushed off furniture, being held/ restrained, or being disturbed while sleeping. Owner stated that he is able to take away his food, treats & toys without any problems but is not sure how Lucky would react to others doing it. When owner would try to bathe Lucky or trim his nails, he would bark and try to run away. For a New Family to Know: Lucky is described as friendly ,affectionate, playful, shy, excitable, independent, fearful & anxious with a medium to high activity level. In the home, he liked to follow owner around & be in the same room as the owner. Lucky was kept indoors only & is house -trained. Owner stated the only time he would have accidents was when he was not able to walk Lucky on time and then Lucky would go potty on wee wee pads or newspapers. When Lucky was left home alone, he would whine/bark. Owner has never tried to crate train him but did state who he got Lucky from would alway keep him in a crate. Lucky knows the commands sit, come, and stay. For exercise, owner would take him on slow walks on the leash or take Lucky to the park. On the leash, Lucky pulls very hard. If Lucky was taken off leash, he would run away. In the home, Lucky liked to play with balls, squeaky toys and bones. Owner stated his favorite thing about Lucky is how affectionate he is with the owner. Lucky was fed wet food only brand Alpo. Owner stated that Lucky does not like dry food. Behavior during intake: Lucky did not allow much handling as he was barking and growling but I was able to collar him when owner him.
No Web Memo
07/21/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Plucky came into our center as an owner surrender on 7/16/2016. It is reported he lived with 3 other small dogs in the home and has been around children ages 10, 12, & 15. He will reportedly growl and hide from cats and younger children. Owner stated that he is able to take away his food, treats & toys without any problems but is not sure how Plucky would react to others doing it. Lucky is described as friendly ,affectionate, playful, shy, excitable, independent, fearful & anxious. Plucky is reportedly house broken to go outside but will also use wee wee pads indoors. During intake, Plucky did not allow much handling, barking and growling at admissions counselor. He allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands during Look item, body stiff. Plucky stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, mouth closed, stiff and tense. He followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, but stopped abruptly and growled after the first pass, therefore remaining tactile items were skipped. Plucky showed no interest in Toy, though this may be due to environment as owner reports Plucky likes to play with balls, squeaky toys, and bones. Plucky did not approach the helper dog, quickly tried to exit. Plucky must be placed with a New Hope partner. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful, his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is between his legs, body stiff and tense, mouth closed Tag: 5. Dog growls Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog, quickly exits.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/16/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative BARH AMbx4 Aggressive, growling/attempted to bite Neutered~2yrs Slightly matted coat No fleas seen EENT:WNL Nosf
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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