ROCKY – A1091882
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My name is ROCKY. My Animal ID # is A1091882.
I am a male black and white chihuahua lh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 10/01/2016 from NY 10454, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-076274.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/01/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.5 LBS.
No Final Exam
10/01/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/1/16 16:07 Basic information: Coco A1091883 and Rocky A1091882 were both brought in together as owner surrenders. The Owner got them from the previous owner as a gift; she has owned Coco and Rocky for over 4 months. She surrendered Coco and Rocky because the owner is sick and can no longer care for him. Both have never been taken to a vet. Socialization: Around strangers Coco and Rocky are shy and somewhat fearful. Coco and Rocky have not lived with children but they is relaxed and playful around children that. Coco and Rocky has lived together and get along very well with each other. Coco and Rocky have never bitten anyone. Behavior: The owner stats that Coco and Rocky are not bothered when some moves there food or treats while they are eating, when someone takes there toys away or when someone disturbs them while sleeping. Coco and Rocky like to be brushed and given bathes but have never had their nails trimmed. When an unfamiliar person or animal approaches a family member or his home they retreat from the person and may growl or bark at them. The owner does not know how Coco and Rocky are around loud noises such as storms or fireworks. For a new family to know: The owner describes Nemo Coco and Rocky as shy, affectionate and playful with medium activity levels. Their favorite activity is to play fetch with the owner. In the home Coco and Rocky tend to follow the owner around the house and are kept mainly indoors. Coco and Rocky sleep in the floor of the bedroom on a blanket. Coco and Rocky was fed Pedigree dry and wet dog food three times a day. They are both house trained and have never had an accident in the home, when outside he goes to the bathroom on or around trees and grass. For exercise Coco and Rocky are used to brisk walks on the leash twice a day and do not pull on the leash. Behavior during intake: Coco and Rocky were very tense with stiff bodies, when approached by staff they both growled at the staff member but allowed slow approach, owner was able to assist us, scanned (Rocky+ Coco-), collared and placing in dog kennel.
No Web Memo
10/02/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unaltered, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults/dog Behavior toward children: Relaxed/playful Behavior toward dogs: Good with the dog he lived with Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Shy, affectionate and playful with medium activity level. Other notes: Shy and fearful of strangers. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/2/16 Look: 5. Dog snaps Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Dog/dog: When approaching another dog on leash, Rocky approaches with tail above spine level, body not stiff. Summary: Unable to SAFER due to fearful behavior. PLAYGROUP: Summary MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 10/1/16 During his initial medical exam Rocky was growling, fearful, and trying bite. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Placement _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner (The behavior department believes Rocky would benefit best from placement with a New Hope rescue that can provide an experienced foster who can assess behavior further once in stable environment before placement into a permanent home.) Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (During his stay at our care center Rocky has displayed all appropriate warning signals when he is uncomfortable; growling, stiff body, increasing distance. Rocky appears to require a soft/slow approach in order to become more at ease, therefore a home without children is preferable at this time; loud noises/sudden movement present a challenge at the moment. A period of decompression is recommended to aid in acclimating Rocky to a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Rocky to new and unfamiliar situations.)
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
10/01/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: positive 0A02124566 Sex: male Age 4 years Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose:clear Teeth: mild staining If abnormal BCS: 3 Skin: wnl Hair Coat: flea comb negative Declawed: no Any injuries: none Behavior: constant growling, fearful, will try and bite Medication: none NOSF
Came in With
- COCO - A1091883
Came in With
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