PEPE – A0920943
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My name is PEPE. My Animal ID # is A0920943.
I am a neutered male tan and cream chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/28/2016 from NY 10035, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/29/2016 Exam Type INITIAL – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.6 LBS.
Scan positive 985121008528650 QARH Neutered Tense and nervous Nosf
09/29/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/29/16 11:22 Basic Information Pepe is a 6 year old neutered Chihuahua who is being surrendered because owner is moving into a home for the mentally ill and she is not allowed to keep her pet. She adopted Pepe from ACC about four years ago. Owner stated he has no medical issues and last saw a vet last year. Socialization Pepe is friendly around strangers. Owner stated he would bark at men. He has spent time with kids ages 11 and 12. He is very playful around them. He plays in a gentle manner with adults and kids. Owner stated Pepe spends time with all size dogs in dog parks. He is very playful with them and likes to play chase. He lived with an adult cat and was playful with the cat. He has never bitten a person or animal. Behavior Owner stated pepe barks too much. He is not bothered by loud or sudden noises. Pepe does not guard food, treats of any kids, or toys. He is not bothered if held, if disturbed while sleeping, if pushed off furniture, if brushed, or if someone unfamiliar approaches the owner. He loves bath time. He will growl if you touch his nails and barks if someone knocks on the door. For a New Family to Know Pepe is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a high activity level. He will follow his owner around when home. He plays with balls and squeaky toys. He plays fetch. He is kept mostly indoors and sleeps on owner’s bed. He is fed science diet dry dog food. Owner fills a small bowl twice a day. He is house-trained and uses wee-wee pads when indoors. Owner stated he wants a treat right after going potty on the wee-wee pad, When outside he goes potty on a tree and grass. He is well behaved if left home alone. He has never been left in a yard or crate trained. He knows commands sit and wait. For exercise he goes on brisk walks on a leash. He pulls lightly on a leash and is never walked off a leash. Behavior during Intake Pepe tolerated all handling during intake. I was able to pick him up and place him on our counter for a photo without any issues. No signs of aggression were displayed during the intake procedure.
10/02/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I love PEPE!!!!! That might be a flat comment but it is just the naked truth…I met him a few years ago, a spunky little guy, close to puppyhood …He was famous back then and even appeared on an NBC show…Pepe was adopted very quickly and lived a happy life amidst children and even a cat…Sadly, his owners moved to a new home not allowing pets and Pepe is back with us. He comes with glowing references that make me want to have Pepe in my home…Pepe is more mature now at six years of age. He is not carefree like when he was a youngster. The care center is not his home and the staff, although nice and caring, are not his beloved family. So, he acts a little wary and like a shy little mouse. Pepe is adorable, perfectly made and dressed. Look at his ears, his eyes…He is better than any fancy desert…He walks nicely on the leash, does his business without marking (he is neutered) and meets perfectly politely other dogs. He likes treats and comes on the bench to eat rotisserie chicken from my hand. Next stop of course is my lap. No more trembling after a few minutes of petting…Pepe needs a home and mostly a master to love and be loyal to. This is what Chihuahuas do best! Come and meet him at the Manhattan Care Center and make him yours.
09/30/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Pepe is fearful of the shelter environment he walks with a low and fearful body language. He was fearful and repeatedly attempted to get away from the handler during the assessment. Pepe becomes frightened during the tag interaction, tail tucked, and trying to exit room. He was not interested in toys. Pepe was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Pepe is friendly around strangers. Owner stated he would bark at men. He has spent time with kids ages 11 and 12. He is very playful around them. He plays in a gentle manner with adults and kids. Owner stated Pepe spends time with all size dogs in dog parks. He is very playful with them and likes to play chase. He lived with an adult cat and was playful with the cat. Pepe does not guard food, treats or toys. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter no children. Pepe is somewhat fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. Pepe has been showing fearful behavior and avoids interaction in the care center. We cannot be certain if behavior may be suppressed as a result of the shelter environment. Please note that behavior may change when Pepe is more comfortable and settled in a home environment. 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 between his legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 3. Dog repeatedly turns quickly away when touched, or repeatedly spins toward the touch, and repeatedly tries to exit, Dog may be crouching ,tail is tucked, mouth closed, body stiff Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1. No interest. Dog/dog: 2. Dog does not approach helper dog.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/29/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan positive 985121008528650 QARH Neutered Tense and nervous 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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