COCONUT – A1121325
Safe - 9-18-2017 Brooklyn
COCONUT – A1121325
MALE, WHITE, MALTESE MIX, 10 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason OWNER SICK
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 09/09/2017, From NY 11203, DueOut Date 09/09/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 10yrs Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – BARH. Allows all handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9 EENT: Early nuclear sclerosis, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar/gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, matted coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: geriatric, matted Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Good SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Basic Information: Coconut is a white male, with no known health issues or injuries. He has not seen a vet recently.
Socialization: Coconut is described as being friendly and outgoing when meeting strangers. He has spent time with young children in the home and is relaxed and playful with them. He plays gently with both adults and children. He has not lived with other dogs, but has lived with cats and is respectful with them.
Behavior: Coconut is a friendly, affectionate and playful dog. He has no bite history, but is nervous during thunderstorms. He has no resource guarding behavior, but his owner did say when you try to take a toy away he will think you are playing and will not give it to you / or growl. He has a high energy level, and likes to be around the family when they are home. He is not bothered by being bathed or groomed, but his owner has not trimmed his nails before.
For a new family to know: Coconut likes to play with all kinds of toys and games. he has been an indoor dog but is house trained with occasional accidents when he is not taken out enough. He sleeps under his owners bed and eats dry food and chicken as treats. He is well behaved when left alone in the house, and walks well on a leash.
Behavior during intake: coconut was very vocal during intake but allowed for all handling with a loose wiggly body.
PLAYGROUP: Cocnut previous owner reported that he has never been around other dogs.
9/10: When off leash at the Care Center, Coconut greets other small male and female dogs but mostly keeps to himself while exploring the yard.
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