PIGGY – A1112011
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My name is PIGGY. My Animal ID # is A1112011.
I am a neutered male tan maltese and dachshund mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/14/2017 from NY 11361, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
05/16/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Piggy A1112011 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/14/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 13.6 LBS.
Date: 05/14/17 Pyrantel orally- 0.68 ml Applied Advantage topically-11-20 lbs Rabies given on 05/05/17 from a private hospital and due on 05/05/18( Paper attached) DAPP given on 05/05/17 from a private hospital and due on 11/05/17 Bordetella given on 05/05/17 from a private hospital and due on 11/05/17 Veterinarian : Dr. 1088
05/14/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/14/17 12:07 Piggy is fearful around strangers and will snap if approached suddenly. He has never spent time around children, dogs, or cats so it’s unknown how he would react around them. He plays gently with adults. Piggy has never bitten another animal but has bitten his owner and owner’s husband a few times always when being told not to do something. His last known bite was December 2016. During loud noises, Piggy is nervous and tries to hide. He will snap or bite when his owner takes away his food bowl and treats while eating them. He isn’t bothered when it’s a toy being taken away. Depending on his mood, Piggy may snap when being pulled off of furniture or isn’t bothered by it. He tries to bite when held from something he wants but isnt bothered when awoken from his slumber, when given a bath, brushed, or having his nails trimmed. He barks when someone unfamiliar approaches his home and will sniff when they come in. He will bite if they approach him or make a sudden movement. He isn’t bothered when someone unfamiliar approaches his humans. Piggy is affectionate, mellow, and anxious. He has a low activity level and doesn’t really play with toys. He hangs out in the same room as his owner when she’s home and is kept mostly indoors. He sleeps on his doggy bed that is next to his owner’s bed in her room. He is very house-trained and always makes it outside to go potty on dirt. He is well-behaved when left home alone and has never been crate-trained. He knows sit, come, and down. He enjoys slow walks on leash and only pulls when excited. He eats Science Diet dry food, about 2/3 cup, twice a day. On intake, Piggy growled at counselor. She has owner hold for pictures and collar so ensure the dog felt no more stress. His tail wagged for the rest of intake.
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05/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full History 5/14/17 Neutered, Owner Surrender (In previous home for four years) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful and will snap if approached suddenly Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, will snap or bite if his food bowl or treats are taken Bite history: Yes, Piggy has bitten his owner and his owner’s husband a few times. The incidents took place when the people were eating and Piggy was begging for food. The owner told him no and he growled and showed teeth and bit the owner, breaking skin. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Piggy is described as affectionate, mellow, and anxious with a low activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/16/17 Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Piggy appeared uncomfortable in the assessment room and did not want to leave the door to the room. When the assessor attempted to handle him, he attempted to flee and appeared panicked. Out of concern for his stress levels, the handling portion of the assessment was omitted. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 5/15: When introduced off leash to dogs in the care center Piggy greets others and roams the yard. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/14/17 During his initial medical exam, Piggy was tense. ENERGY LEVEL: Piggy’s previous owner described him as having a low level of activity.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to Piggy’s multiple bite history, we recommend an adult only home. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment, the behavior department recommends Piggy be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Piggy to acclimate comfortably to her new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Piggy to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Piggy presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Piggy has bitten his owner a few times when his owner has not allowed him to have food that the owner was eating. He also is reported to snap or bite if his food or treats are taken away. For this reason we advise against ever removing items from Piggy’s possession without safely trading for an item or greater or equal value. Guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended to aid in safely managing/modifying this behavior in a new home environment. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Piggy’s previous owner reported that he is fearful and will snap at strangers if suddenly approached. Guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Piggy to new and unfamiliar situations. _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression: Piggy has a multiple bite history of biting when there is food around him. Guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended.
05/15/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/15: When introduced off leash to dogs in the care center Piggy greets others politely and roams the yard. 5/16: Piggy remains polite and tolerant during interaction.
05/14/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 9 years Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg – MC placed History : No medical hx given, but pt saw a vet on 5/5/17 for vaccines and received DA2PP, Bordetella and rabies vx at that time. Pt bit someone in the household in 2015. Subjective: Tense. No growling or snapping in the exam, although admissions counselor reported that pt growled at her during admissions interview Objective BCS 5/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, mild serous nasal discharge Oral Exam: Mild tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Male neutered MSI: Large pendulous pedunculated mass hanging from right inguinal region – not a testicle. The mass is 2×4 inches and soft, lumpy/irregular, alopecic. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, healthy hair coat. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: 1. Mass – R/O neoplastic vs. benign Plan: Recommend FNA and excision of mass Prognosis: Good-fair 1088
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on May 16 2017 6:00PM
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