SNOOPY – A1080967
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SNOOPY – A1080967
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK / WHITE, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 5 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/06/2017, From NY 11237, DueOut Date 08/06/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: approx 5 years Microchip noted on Intake? Yes History : Presents as owner surrender. Nervous- allows physical examination with limited restraint Objective: P = 126 R = 30 BCS 6/9 EENT: Corneal scarring with pigmentation OD, Clear OS , ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild tartar, mm pink and moist, otherwise WNL PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Overweight, Corneal Scarring Plan: No medications necessary at this time Prognosis: Excellent
PROFILE: 08/06/17 19:47
Snoopy is a small altered black and white dog. He came to center due to his owner not having enough time for him. He was adopted from the ACC one year ago. His left eye has some continous problem, owner does not remember the name of the condition.
Around strangers, he is very shy and takes a while for him to acclimate to people. He will approach people when he is comfortable enough with them. He has lived with a 16 year old and was relaxed and affectioante with her. He plays gently with the 16 year old and owner. He has not lived with with other dogs but use to live with a cat. He was reportedly relaxed around the cat. He has not bitten a person or another animal.
Owner states that Snoopy is well behaved at home. He must be kept on a schedule or else he may have accidents at home. He may at times try to nip people on their ankles. During storms, he gets nervous and seeks the owner. He is not bothered by having his food bowl touched, items being removed from his mouth, being bathed, having his nails trimmed, or brushed out. He may bark or hide when strangers approach hi on the streets or at home.
Snoopy is described as a loving and home bodied dog with a low to medium activity level. He loves to run around or lounge around with his owner on the couch. He is usually in his crate when his owner arrives and loves to follow her around after she lets him out. He was being fed dry and wet food. He is very house trained but may have accidents if he is not kept on his walking schedule. He is very well behaved when left alone in the home. He is crate trained and does well for 8-9 hours. He tends to wander off on his own when left off leash but comes when called.
BEHAVIOR FROM JULY 2016:
Snoopy was surrendered to the care center. He is reported to be shy with strangers and to play exuberantly, sometimes roughly, with adults. He lived previously with children (aged 1 and 6) and was playful. He also lived with a large dog (pit mix) with whom he was also playful. He has interacted well with cats. He has no known bite history. He is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, and shy, with a low activity level. He is wee wee pad trained and was not walked in his previous home.
Snoopy was a bit tense at intake and during his initial medical examination, but was easy to handle. He was also a bit tense during his behavior assessment, though he allowed all handling without issue. He did not engage with the toy. Snoopy has been shy in the care center and will likely benefit from a calm, quiet, structured environment in his new home. We recommend experienced adopters who will allow Snoopy to warm up to his new home and new family at his own pace. Young children may be overwhelming for Snoopy, but he lived previously with kids and families with calm, dog savvy young children can be considered.
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
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: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Snoopy hides behind the handler and only briefly sniffs a calm dog when their back is turned.
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