LUCKY – A1124754
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My name is LUCKY. My Animal ID # is A1124754.
I am a male black and white shih tzu mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/08/2017 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER HOSP.
09/12/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Lucky A1124754 is at risk with a New Hope Only determination due a bite history in addition to fearful behavior in the care center; Lucky has escalated to growling and snapping upon approach, a handling assessment was unable to be conducted.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/08/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 25.4 LBS.
09/08/17 17:10 HWT = NEGATIVE MICROCHIP PLACED
09/09/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/09/17 15:45 Basic information: Lucky is a 2 yr old dog who was a gift from a friend and was kept in the same home for about 2 year. Unfortunately due to no time he could not be kept. he was last brought to the vet about a year ago for vaccinations. Socialization: Around strangers Lucky is described fearful and tolerant and plays gentle. Lucky has been socialized with in dog parks and is known to be respectful and tolerant. He has no been socilzed with cats. There is a history of him biting his previous owner but never another animal. Behavior: He is known to bark a lot and is nervous during loud storms and fireworks. He isn’t bothered with having his food or toys touched, being pulled off of furniture, being held or restrained, being given a bath and being brushed or having his nails trimmened. He will however bark when someone unfamiliar approaches his owner or home. For a New Family to Know: Lucky is described as friendly affectionate playful fearful and anxious. He has a medium acticity level, likes to be in the same room as you, likes to play with balls and stuffed animals and likes to play fetch. he has been kept mostly indoors, ate pedigree dry food 2x a day, is considered to be mostly house trained, when left alone for too long he uses the bathroom on the couch or bed, has never been crate trained, prefers to go on short walks once a day and pulls hard on leash.
No Web Memo
09/10/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 9/8/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender (In previous home for two years) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Respectful and tolerant Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, Lucky bit his previous owner when he entered the bathroom where Lucky was. The bite resulted in torn skin. Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Lucky is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, fearful, and anxious with a medium activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/10/17 Summary: Lucky growled and snapped when the assessor attempted to collar him so the assessment was not conducted. Please see his owner surrender notes for his history in the home. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Summary INTAKE BEHAVIOR: Upon intake, Lucky was nervous. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/8/17 During his initial medical exam, Lucky was growling and snapping. ENERGY LEVEL: Lucky’s previous owner described him as having a medium level of activity. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Lucky is currently with touch and novel stimuli, as well as his bite history, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Lucky has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Lucky has bitten in his previous home and displays growling and snapping at handlers at the care center. Lucky needs careful behavior modification and management to prevent future bites. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training methods for Lucky as more aversive techniques are likely to increase fear and increase the risk of aggression. _X_Bite history/risk of future aggression
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-4y Microchip noted on Intake? n Observed Behavior – allowed brief exam, no growling, very tense and anxious Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 120 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense but non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact male, both testes present and in scrotum MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: apparently healthy young adult intact male Plan: neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Sep 12 2017 6:00PM
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