MILO – A1072505
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My name is MILO. My Animal ID # is A1072505.
I am a male brown and white alaskan husky mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/04/2016 from NY 11426, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/05/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 49.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
05/04/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/04/16 18:20 BASIC INFORMATION Milo is a brown & white Alaskan husky that is 4 year old. Milo was a gift to the owner when he was a 4 month old puppy. However the owner has to surrender Milo due to personal problems. Milo has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Milo has never lived with children. He has been introduced to teenagers but does not allow being petted. He approaches and sniffs new people but he does not allow being petted. When unfamiliar people approach him and attempt to pet him, he attempts to snap or bite. He is affectionate and allows all handling from family members. Milo has never lived with cats. But he has lived with a spayed small dog. They both lived in harmony together and engaged in gentle play. BEHAVIOR Milo has sensitive part of his body that he does not like to be touched. He does not like people touching him on his back or neck or he’ll attempts to bite. He has not bitten anyone within the last 10 days. However Milo has had 2 bite histories in the pass. Milo is fine having his food bowl touched while eating and removing toys from his mouth with the command “let go”. But he guards rawhides and bones. He growls and tenses his body when owner attempts to remove it. Milo is fine being brushed & being bathed. When he goes to the Vet he must be muzzle, to have his nails trimmed. He is partially house trained but sometimes soils in the house. Milo spends most of his time outdoors and come inside the house to his crate during the night. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Milo is described as playful, affectionate and excitable. Milo may be wary of stranger at first initial greeting but he warms up to people after a few weeks. He later on allows be petting and gently stroking on his back. His favorite dog food is Blue Buffalo dry. His favorite treats are Greenies and Bacon bits. He does not pull on the leash and gets walked 4 times a day. Milo knows the commands sit, stay, roll over and jump up. When it’s time for bed he sleeps in his crate. Milo is loving towards the family and follows them to every room. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE During intake Milo appeared relax, body loose and mouth open. However as per owner she requests to handle her dog due to his unpredictable behavior with stranger. The owner collard, scanned and Milo stood still for his picture.
No Web Memo
05/07/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Milo came to us as an owner surrender due to the owner’s current living situations. According to the owner Milo has not lived or interacted with children but does not allow being pet by anyone. If unfamiliar people approach Milo he will attempt to snap or bite. The owner reported that Milo is very sensitive around his back and neck areas and will attempt to bite if touch in these places. Milo does have a previous bite history as well of biting two people though we do not have any information on how these bites occurred. The owner stated that Milo is reactive toward rawhides or bones and will become tense and growl if someone attempts to take these items from him. In the kennel Milo can be seen growling and hard barking at the handler when approached. He was reported to snap at the slip lead when attempting to put it on him when attempting to take it him from the kennel. While on leash Milo is very nervous and frantic in body movement. He maintains very high anxiety when entering the behavior room and head flips multiple times as the assessor attempts to collar him. As a result of this behavior the handling items were not performed due to safety and stress level concerns. Milo showed no interest in the toy item and approached the helper dog with confident body language during an on-leash dog interaction. Due to all concerning behavior observed in the shelter and by the owner we believe placement with a New hope partner is best at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/04/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Minimal PE Microchip: negative Sex: intact male Age: reported 4y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: minimal staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNl Hair Coat: undercoat shedding but otherwise WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: growling and biting within transport kennel but quiet once on pole, allowed leashing, low crouched behavior and whale eye but nervous when head was approached and snapped at air Medication: N/A, preventatives given
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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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.
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