CHOCOLATE – A1119572
Safe - 7-27-2017 Manhattan
Meow Gallery: The layout carousel is not available in this version.
CHOCOLATE – A1119572
MALE, CHOCOLATE / TAN, CHIHUAHUA SH MIX, 12 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/24/2017, From NY 10460, DueOut Date 07/24/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: geriatric adult, 12 yr Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : owner surrender, moving Subjective: QARH Observed Behavior – timid/fearful, will flee Objective P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: heavy tartar, dental dz PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: grade II-III/VI systolic heart murmur, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment: – dental dz – heart murmur II-III/VI Plan: – rec’ dental exam/cleaning – rec’ work-up of HM Prognosis: good/fair SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to health/age
Basic Information: Chocolate a 12yr old male chocolate & tan small dog. He was bought from a pet store and had to be surrendered because his previous owner was moving outside of the state.
Socialization: Chocolate is shy with strangers. He’s spent time with children ages 2+yrs old and was friendly but a little timid.. Chocolate hasn’t bitten/scratched any person or animal. During walks the owner stated Chocolate refused to walk and was scared to be outside.
Behavior: Chocolate was not bothered by the following: having his treats/food/food bowl, toys touched/moved, having his nails trimmed, being restrained or being brushed or groomed. Chocolate was not disturbed while sleeping/resting. He barked at unfamiliar that approached the house. He attempted to hide whenever an unfamiliar approached him.
For a New Family to Know: Chocolate is described as friendly, playful, anxious but loving with a low activity level. He was mostly an indoor only dog who’s walked 4x a day and will only have accidents in the home if you take too long to take him out. Chocolate ate dry Baneful dog food 2x a day.
Intake Behavior: Chocolate allowed handling and collaring. Admissions counselor was able to hold Chocolate in his arms and trims his nails. He had a relaxed body but attempted to walk away from the admissions counselor to hide underneath a chair.
For more information on adopting from the NYC AC&C, or to find a rescue to assist, please read the following: http://urgentpodr.org/adoption-info-and-list-of-rescues. If you are local to the Tri-State, New England, and the general Northeast United States area, and you are SERIOUS about adopting or fostering one of the animals at NYC ACC, please read our MUST READ section for instructions, or email [email protected] Our experienced volunteers will do their best to guide you through the process. * We highly discourage everyone from trusting strangers that send them Facebook messages, offering help, for it has ended in truly tragic events.* For more info on behavior codes and ratings, please click here: http://information.urgentpodr.org/acc-placement-status-descriptions. For answers to Frequently Asked Questions, please see: http://information.urgentpodr.org/category/frequently-asked-questions/. You can call (212) 788-4000 for automated instructions.
View all entries in: Safe Dogs 2017-07