PRINCE – 24908
Safe - 4-17-2018 Manhattan
PRINCE – 24908
Location: Manhattan, Intake Date: 4/10/18, Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green, Sex: Male, Age: 15 years, Weight: 7 lbs, Original Location: 10453
QARH; scan negative; male intact; geriatric; 15 yrs old reported; nervous, tense but allowed handling; severe dental tartar; cloudy eyes; coughing occasionally ; abnormal heart sound; dry flaky coat; long nails trimmed; BCS 4/9; NOSF
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
This animal came from:Giveaway
Date of Intake; 10-Apr-2018
Basic Information: Prince is a 15 year old male black, brown and white small mixed breed dog. Prince lived with previous owner for 5 years and used to live with the owner’s daughter. Prince was surrendered because he may have an underlying medical condition that his owner could not care for. Prince has no injuries and has not been taken to the vet recently.
Previously lived with: Prince previously lived with one adult.
How is this dog around strangers? Prince is friendly and outgoing with strangers. Prince will allow strangers to approach him and pet him. Prince will approach strangers to sniff them.
How is this dog around children? Prince has previously interacted with children aged 2 and 6 years old. Prince does not play with them and struggles when they try to pick him up.
How is this dog around other dogs? Prince is friendly around other small dogs. Prince will approach them with a wagging tail and will sniff them.
How is this dog around cats? Prince has previously interacted with a cat. Prince is described as being friendly with the cat.
Resource guarding: Prince is not bothered if his food or bowl is touched while he is eating. Prince is not bothered if a toy, treat, bone or object is taken away from him.
Bite history: Prince has never bitten another animal or human.
Energy level/descriptors: Prince has a high energy level
Other Notes: When Prince hears thunder he will bark. Prince enjoys baths and having his coat brushed. Prince is not bothered if his nails or trimmed or paws are touched. Prince is friendly when an unfamiliar approaches his owner or a family member.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes: Prince has no known medical conditions
For a New Family to Know: Prince is a friendly and playful dog. When at home, Prince likes to follow you around and be in the same room as you. Prince was kept as an indoors only dog and slept on his dog bed. Prince was fed dry food twice a day. Prince is mostly house trained and used a wee-wee pad. Prince would have accidents only a few times a month. For exercise, Prince we out for slow walks on the leash. When off a leash, Prince will wander some but comes when called.
Behavior Notes:Upon intake, Prince approached me and sniffed my feet. Prince allowed me to place a leash on him and allowed me to collar him. Prince allowed me to pet him and allowed me to pick him up and carry him. Prince allowed another counselor to carry him and place him inside a kennel.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 11-Apr-2018
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Toy:1. No interest.
Summary:Prince approached the assessor in the assessment room. He allowed all handling and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Summary (1):4/11: When introduced off leash to dogs Prince keeps mostly self.
Date of intake:10-Apr-2018
Summary: Prince approached the counselor and allowed all handling.
Date of initial:10-Apr-2018
Summary: Prince was tense but allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Prince is described as having a high level of activity. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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