MIDNIGHT – A1073403
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My name is MIDNIGHT. My Animal ID # is A1073403.
I am a female black chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/12/2016 from NY 11226, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-057063.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/12/2016 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.4 LBS.
Applied 0.5cc Activyl TP
05/12/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/12/16 12:25 Midnight is a four year old black female Chihuahua. She was surrendered by owner due to owner being evicted. He was surrendered along with her littermate Zeus. She is described as independent, fearful and confident. Midnight has lived with two adults and two teenagers. She is described as aggressive around strangers and owner stated she will bark, her hair will raise and she will snarl. She will not engage in play. Around the teenagers she is relaxed and engages in gentle play. She lived with her littermate and is described as relaxed and repsectful, they will engage in exuberant and somewhat rough play. She has never been around cats. Midnight often urinates and defecates in the home, she was not walked by owner and has been kept only indoors. Owner used pee pads as well as newspapers in the home. When Midnight’s food is touched while eating she will growl and snap, owner stated she is the same with a treat or toy. He will growl and snap when bathed and does not like to be held. When a stranger approaches his home she will bark and continue to bark; she will then lunge at the visitor. Owner stated she barks very often in the home. Midnight has a medium to high activity level and likes to play with rope and squeaky toys. She eats dry food Puppy Chow brand and is free fed. When her owner is home she tends to stay in the same room. Midnight has never walked on leash and will struggle and growl. Upon intake Midnight was tense and hard barked, when counselor approached carrier she began to growl and bite the carrier. She was not handled upon intake.
No Web Memo
05/14/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Midnight came to us as an owner surrender due to owner’s current living situation. According to the owner Midnight is reactive when around strangers and will growl and snarl when around them. She does not engage in any play with strangers. However, Midnight did live with two teenagers and was said to engage in gentle play with just them. The owner reported that if someone attempts to take her treats, toys or food away she will growl and snap. Midnight was growling, snarling, and attempted to bite as the handler attempted to remove her from her kennel. In addition she can be seen stiff body language and will growl when approached. Due to this behavior the handling items were not able to be conducted due to stress levels and safety concerns. Midnight displayed no interest in the toy on this portion of the assessment. When on an on-leash dog interaction Midnight approached the helper dog with relaxed body language. We recommend Midnight go to a New Hope partner that can provide the behavior modification necessary before placement into a home.
05/17/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Midnight’s previous owner, Midnight lived with her littermate and is described as relaxed and repsectful, they will engage in exuberant and somewhat rough play. An attempt was made to remove Midnight out of her kennel but due to her reactivity she could not be removed at this time.
05/12/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan: neg sex: female intact est age: 4yrs S/O: Dog is BARH Barking, lunging, biting at front of carrier; able to lasso with temp lead and pull out; alligator rolling, pooping everywhere Sedated with 0.2cc Telazol IM, applied artificial tears OU Dog had slight torticollis and nystagmus after sedation BCS 4-5/9 Grade 0/4 dental dz, broken incisor from biting at front of carrier Heart/lungs auscult wnl Abdomen soft, non-painful Amb x 4 NOSF A: Apparently healthy P: Keep in medical until awake from sedation PROGNOSIS: Good-Excellent
Came in with Zeus: https://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/2016/05/zeus-a1073404/
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