MICKEY – A1021223
Urgent - Brooklyn
SUPER URGENT 08/21/2017
MICKEY – A1021223
**RETURNED 08/21/2017, HOLD FOR LEGAL**
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK / WHITE, SHIH TZU MIX, 4 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR LEGAL Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/21/2017, From NY 11207, DueOut Date 08/24/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 4 Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : stray Subjective: Very BAR, hydrated Observed Behavior – very friendly, forthcoming, easy to examine and handle Evidence of Cruelty seen – Neglect is obvious, severely matted (see below) Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 4/9 EENT: KCS OU as before, does not appear to be treated currently, difficult to assess ears due to severe matting. , no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mild dental staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male castrated MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, severely matted haircoat, feces/urine in hair/mats CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: severely matted, chronic KCS OU Plan: Needs medical grooming treat eyes with optimmune Prognosis: good SURGERY: already altered
RTO SAFE – 12/26/2014
MALE, BLACK / WHITE, SHIH TZU MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 11/20/2014, From NY 11233, DueOut Date 11/23/2014,
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary SCAN POSITIVE: AVID*032*826*364 MALE, ~2YRS OLD MILD GINGIVITIS DENTAL TARTAR MATTED COAT APPLIED ACTIVYL ALLOWED LIMITED HANDLING FOR EXAM,TRIED TO BUT, WAS ALSO BARKING BARH NOSF
Mickey is a shy Shih Tzu that was brought into BACC as a stray. Mickey has been fearful while in the shelter, and needs a small dog savvy home where he can relax! He has been uncomfortable around strangers, and will likely need some time to adjust to his new surroundings. Mickey also displayed some resource guarding during his SAFER, and his new family should be prepared to manage this behavior in the home.
**Behavior: New Hope Only**
Mickey was a bit fearful, but was social and allowed the assessor to collar him. He was tense during handling, with fearful body language, and became stiff and uncomfortable during paw handling. Mickey had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. During the resource items Mickey showed some concerning behaviors, he became stiff, growled and bit the assess-a-hand when being pushed out of the food bowl during the food test, then he continued to guard the food after the assessor moved away. During the toy and rawhide tests mickey became very stiff when the assessor attempted to take the items away, but did not escalate to a snap or bite to the assess-a-hand. Mickey was relaxed when approaching the helper dog during the dog-to-dog interaction, but was not playful. Due to the behaviors displayed during the resource items, we recommend placement with a new hope partner who can provide Mickey with positive reinforcement training, and later assess in a homelike setting.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is down, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip licks.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low, and a bit fearful.
Squeeze 1: 2. Dog Quickly pulls paw back.
Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff.
Food: 5. Dog tries to bite.
Toy 1: 4. Dog freezes
Rawhide: 4. Dog freezes
Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail neutral, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral.
Upon intake: Mickey was dancing, wagging tail and allowed to be petted.
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