POLO – A1076018
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My name is POLO. My Animal ID # is A1076018.
I am a neutered male brown and black yorkshire terr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/02/2016 from NY 10027, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/02/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 19.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/02/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/02/16 14:22 Basic information: Polo is a 5 year old Yorkshire terrier. His former owner had him for about two months. She got him from a friend. He was seen by a vet about a month ago where he had 5 teeth removed. He also seems to have a slight cough. Socialization: Polo is friendly towards strangers. His previous owner did not have him around children at all. He lived with a 3 year old, male poodle mix. Polo was usually fine with the other dog. He did tend to growl while the two dogs where eating. He also lived with a cat. He was respectful of the cat but sometimes would chase the cat. Polo has never bitten a person or another animal. Behavior history: Polo is not totally house trained yet. He does use training pads but he goes off of the pads fairly often. He also loves to bark. Polo also barks at the other animals around him. Polo does NOT like it when his food bowl is touched. He also does not like when a treat is taken away from him. He will growl. He also does not like being pushed off of the couch. He will snap. Polo isn’t bothered by getting his nails trimmed or his coat brushed. He’s a great guard dog. He will bark at anyone that comes to the door. For a new family to know: Polo is described as a friendly yet independent kind of guy. His activity level is pretty average. When his owner is home with him he tends to follow close behind them. Polo isn’t toy crazy but he does enjoy chasing his ball from time to time. He has been kept mostly indoors. He is used to a mix of wet and dry food. His former owner said Polo is not house trained and he has accidents pretty regularly. Polo is eager to learn some commands. He has never been crate trained. He likes to pull on his leash during walks.
No Web Memo
06/04/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Polo was difficult to remove from his kennel showing teeth, growling, grabbing at the leash. Once he was removed from his kennel he walks calmly on leash. Polo was stiff and did not show social behavior during the assessment. Polo was stiff and lunging at the handler. The behavior team decided to skip the handling part of the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources Polo was not interested in toys. Polo was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Polo is friendly towards strangers. His previous owner did not have him around children at all. He lived with a 3 year old, male poodle mix. Polo was usually fine with the other dog. He did tend to growl while the two dogs where eating. He also lived with a cat. He was respectful of the cat but sometimes would chase the cat. Polo does NOT like it when his food bowl is touched. He also does not like when a treat is taken away from him. He will growl. He also does not like being pushed off of the couch. He will snap”. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Toy 1: No interest. Playgroup Notes: When off leash with other dogs, Polo is avoidant of interaction.
06/03/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Polo is avoidant of interaction.
06/02/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative ears- wnl flea comb negative- treated with activyl moderate dental tartar neutered tense, aggressive during exam, tries to bite
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