MARCO – A1108172
Safe - 4-17-2017 Manhattan
My name is MARCO. My Animal ID # is A1108172.
I am a male white and tan chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/07/2017 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER HOSP.
04/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1108172 Marco is At Risk for behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/07/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.6 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 DAPP Serial Number: 02121703C Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 4/21/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: INTRA- TRAC 3 Serial Number: 00541366B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 10/05717 Rabies Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 RABIES Serial Number: 170036 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 04/7/18 Veterinarian: 1355
04/07/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/07/17 14:22 – Fearful; attempts to flee when approached – Does not allow handling or petting – Isn’t used to being walked on a leash
No Web Memo
04/09/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 4/7/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/9/17 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, mouth closed. Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Dog is likely crouching. 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: Marco was very tense, trembling, and reluctant to approach the assessor. He did allow all handling. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 4/10: When introduced off leash to dogs in the care center Marco is fearful in the yard and keeps only to himself. He turns his head away when approached. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/7/17 During his initial medical exam, Marco was fractious and snapped. ENERGY LEVEL: In the care center, Marco displays a low level of activity. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Marco is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Marco is very fearful in the care center environment and of new handlers. It is important to always go slow and give Marco the option to walk away from any social interaction. Marco should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Marco’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Marco would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to his new surroundings. __Strength/leash pulling _X_Kennel presence: Marco growls when approached in his kennel.
04/10/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
4/10: When introduced off leash to dogs in the care center Marco is fearful in the yard and keeps only to himself. He turns his head away when approached.
04/07/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Intact male Estimated age: 5 years of age Microchip noted on Intake- negative History : The dog is in hold. Subjective: Intact male with otits externa Observed Behavior – Fractious. Do not like to be restrained. Tries to bite. Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – Objective T = Not taken P = 130 bpm R = 28 bpm BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, Bilateral narrowing of the ear csanal Bilateral otitis externa, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Not peformed. Tries to bite. PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Intact male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment Bilateral otitis externa. Plan Vaccinated, flea treatment Pyrantel on food NAils were trimmed. Microchip during surgery Prognosis: Good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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