CUPID – 21672
Safe - 3-1-2018 Brooklyn
Meow Gallery: The layout slider is not available in this version.
CUPID – 21672
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11434, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 12 years, Sex: Neutered Male, Weight: 23 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age:10-12y; Microchip noted on Intake? yes; History 😮 surrender; Subjective: Observed Behavior -nervous, allows exam; Objective ; T =; P =60; R =panting; BCS 5/9; EENT: OD hyperpigmentation, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam:mod tartar; 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: generally healthy. chronic irritation to OD due to conformation; Prognosis:good; Plan:articial tears optional
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake: 26-Feb-2018
Spay/Neuter Status: Neutered
Basic Information: Cupid is a 12 year old, small mixed breed male, who was neutered prior to coming into the shelter. He has no known health issues or injuries and has not seen a vet recently. He was adopted from BACC in 2009 and was surrendered due to the owner being deployed, and the caretaker is no longer able to care for the dog.
Previously lived with: Owner
How is this dog around strangers? Cupid is protective of his owner and is alert when people first enter the home. He takes a few minutes to warm up, but will then relax after guests start petting him.
How is this dog around children? Cupid has grown up with the owners daughter and was relaxed and playful with her.
How is this dog around other dogs? Cupid has interacted with other dogs and is indifferent towards them. They will try to engage with him but he is uninterested in playing with them.
How is this dog around cats? Cupid has not spent time around cats.
Resource guarding: Cupid has no resource guarding behavior reported by the owner.
Bite history: Cupid has no bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: Low
Other Notes: Cupid’s owner is able to pick him up and hold him, as well as bathe and groom him. The groomer has always trimmed his nails, and he is not bothered by being disturbed while sleeping or pushed off the furniture. During thunderstorms or fireworks Cupid will hide under the bed. He will alert bark when someone approaches the house or door.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know: Cupid is described as being friendly, mellow and independent. He will stay in his favorite spot during the day and has been an indoor dog. He eats both wet and dry food mixed together and likes all treats except for fish based ones. He is house trained to go outside on any surface and is well behaved when left alone in the house. He knows the commands sit, come and shake. He walks on leash for exercise and loves the outdoors and to be walked outside.
Behavior Notes: Cupid was very calm and relaxed during intake. He allowed for all handling by counselor.
Details on my behavior are…
Summary (1): According to Cupid’s previous owner, Cupid is indifferent around other dogs.
2/27: When off leash at the Care Center, Cupid mostly keeps to himself after greeting a group of small male and female dogs
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 2018-03