CHICO – A1115009
Safe - 6-20-2017 Brooklyn
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CHICO – A1115009
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE, SHIH TZU MIX, 9 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/13/2017, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 06/16/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE Medical Summary Estimated age: 9 yo per owner – confirmed by exam. Microchip noted on Intake? Owner surrender – moving. BAR T = P = R = BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Assessment Plan Prognosis: SURGERY: Okay for surgery Temporary waiver due to Permanent waiver due to
Chico is a 9 year old altered male white small dog; he came to his home as a gift from a friend and is being surrendered due to personal problems. Chico has no known health issues or injures and has no recent vet history.
Around strangers Chico is shy for a few days and will bark or snap if you try to pet him. He has lived with a 2 year old child and allowed the child to pet him and was gentle and playful around the child. Chico has been around another male small dog. When around the other dog Chico is relaxed and gentle and has no bite history.
Chico will sometimes have accidents in the home a few times a week if he is not taking out at least twice day. During loud noises Chico will become nervous and shy. Chico isn’t bothered when his food bowl is touched but he will Growl and snap if you take a bone away from him. He isn’t bothered while taking a bath and allows the handling. When an unfamiliar individual comes into the home or approaches a family member Chico will bark and growl.
Chico was described as playful, excitable, and independent with a medium activity level. He loves stuffed toys and bones, and goes both outside and inside. He is feed dry and wet food of the Purina brand twice a day. Chico is mostly house-trained and has accidents a few times a week. He is well-behaved but barks a lot in the home in the day and late at night. He is crate trained but does not use the crate anymore. Chico commands like sit or come, and he goes on brisk walks on leash.
Upon intake Chico was timid and moved away when the counselor approached. After giving some treats he slowing started to warm up allowed soft petting his head and allowed counselor to collar him.
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