PELUCHE – A1061650
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My name is PELUCHE. My Animal ID # is A1061650.
I am a male white lhasa apso mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/28/2015 from NY 11435, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/03/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.2 LBS.
groomed by 1199
12/28/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/28/15 17:50 BASIC INFORMATION Peluche is a white and tan lhasa apso that is 3 years old. The dog was a friend to the family when he was just a puppy. The owner are surrendering Peluche because they have moved to a private building. Peluche also has some behavior that has made it difficult to manage. Peluche has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Peluche has been around children 3 year old and up. The dog wags his tail and is relaxed around the child. Peluche however is wary towards stranger. He constantly barks at the door and lunges at people. He is selective with the family member that can pet him or pick him up. He only allows the teenager to pick him up. But he does not allow for the adults in the house to pet him. When he is being petted he begins to nip or tense up. He has never lived with dogs or cat. When he notice other dog or cats on walks he hard bark and bares teeth. BEHAVIOR Peluche does not allow any handling from stranger. He attempts to nip or bite. He is selective with people. He does not allow being bath, have his nails trimmed or be taken to the groomer. The times he has been take to the groomer he has been hard to manage. Peluche allows having his food bowl touch or removed while eating. When toys are removed from his mouth he growls and tense up his body. He has not bitten anyone in the last 10 days. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOWN Peluche is described as pushy, anxious and independent. He enjoys spending time alone and playing hours with his ball. When he is tired he will lounge next to people in the home. He only enjoys home cooked food. He does not like eating dog food. His favorite treats a bacon bite treats. He only knows the command sit and sometimes stay. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE During intake Peluche appeared relaxed his mouth was open and body was loose. He was a bit matted. However he did not allow being collar. He allowed being photographed and scanned. He did not want to walk into his cage and began to low growl.
No Web Memo
01/09/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Since Peluche has been with us she has been exhibiting some concerning behaviors while in our adoptions area. She has been reported by several staff members of lunging and snapping when in her kennel and when outside of her kennel on more than one occasion. In consideration, of this behavior and her previous owner’s comments “that Peluche does not like being picked up. He attempted to bite and growl. He is selective of people and at times lunges at strangers” the behavior department believes that Peluche will do best placed with a rescue partner that can provide any behavior modification necessary at this time before placement into a home. 1/3/16 Peluche came in as an owner surrender citing he suddenly started attempting to bite everyone in the house except for one teenage family member. It should be noted Peluche came in with severely matted fur which may have been extremely uncomfortable and a significant factor to consider. Owner reports Peluche lived with children ages 3 and up, wagging tail and relaxed until this recent behavior developed. Owner reports Peluche has not been around dogs or cats, when he comes across them on the street he will hard bark and bare teeth. Owner also reports Peluche will attempt to nip or bite if strangers approach, selective with people. Owner states Peluche is not bothered if his food bowl is touched while eating, but may growl and become tense if toys are touched. He low growled upon entering his kennel. Once matted fur was removed, Peluche appeared much more sociable and relaxed. He held gaze for three full seconds during Look item, body neutral. Peluche stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, lip lick, eyes squinting, ears and tail neutral. He ran and played along during Tag game, but was slightly hesitant to continue at each pass. Peluche approached at the end of game with some coaxing. Peluche did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts. He playfully engaged with Toy, taking it away, body neutral. Due to history of attempting to bite when uncomfortable, yet still allowing all handling from a teenage family member, the Behavior Team feels Peluche would do best with a rescue partner at this time. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, body relaxed Sensitivity: 1. Stood still, eyes squinty, lip lick. Tag: 2. joins the game, hesitant on each pass. Approaches at end. Squeeze 1 /2: 1. Gently pulls back Toy 2. Dog takes toy away, body neutral
12/29/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Peluche greets politely before going off to explore the yard. 1/02/2016 update: Peluche wanders the pen and solicits handler attention.
12/29/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative tense, nervous young male intact matted coat, need grooming 1.4cc pyrantel po activyl topical NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on Jan 9 2016 6:00PM
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For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://urgentpodr.org/adoption-info-and-list-of-rescues. If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected] Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process. * We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.* For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please click here: http://information.urgentpodr.org/acc-placement-status-descriptions. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see: http://information.urgentpodr.org/category/frequently-asked-questions/. You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
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