SPARKY – A1085821
Safe - 8-23-2016 Manhattan
SPARKY – A1085821
NEUTERED MALE, TAN, CAIRN TERRIER, 10 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/17/2016, From NY 10463, DueOut Date 08/20/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: 985121008179834 Sex: neutered male Age: reported 10y Mentation: BARH Eyes: reported blind, no PLR or menace noted Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: moderate staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no; reported diabetic by owner Behavior: allows all handling, does not shy away with blindess, quiet Medication: N/A, preventatives given; reported diabetic by owner but no insulin or dosage provided
A volunteer writes:
Sparky is a 10 year old male terrier mix who is being surrendered due to his medical conditions. Surrendering party stated he is blind and has diabetes. She took him to a vet last month.
Sparky is friendly around strangers. He has lived with kid’s ages 2, 5, and 9 and was playful, respectful, and tolerant of them. He plays in a gentle manner with everyone. He did not live with any kind of animal. When taken to a dog park he would tolerate, respect, and be playful with all kinds of dogs. He would play in a gentle manner with them.
Sparky has no behavior issues. He is not bothered by loud or sudden noises like storms/fireworks. He is not bothered if his food is touched while eating, if a treat of any kind or toy is taken away, if pushed off furniture, if held, if disturbed while sleeping, if bathed, if brushed, nails trimmed, of if someone unfamiliar approaches owner or family member. Sparky will bark if someone knocks on the door.
For a New Family to Know
Sparky is described as friendly, affectionate, and mellow with a low to medium activity level. He will follow owner around when home. He likes to play with stiffed toys. He is kept indoors only and eats a mixture of wet and dry food. He is fed a small bowl twice a day. He is house trained, but will use a wee-wee pad when home. He is well behaved when left home alone. He has never been left in a yard or crated. He knows commands like sit, stay, come, and down. He likes to go on long walks and does not pull when walked on a leash. If walked off a leash he will stay by owner’s side.
Behavior during Intake
Sparky tolerated all handling during intake. I was able to pick him up for his picture without any hesitation from him. No signs of aggression were displayed during intake.
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