SHADOW – A1123364
Safe - 9-8-2017 Manhattan
My name is SHADOW. My Animal ID # is A1123364.
I am a neutered male white maltese mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/29/2017 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was NYCHA BAN.
08/31/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Shadow A1123364 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination, including a bite history. He has warmed up to his caretakers with time and a slow approach, but is quick to give warning signals. His previous owner noted a number of behavior concerns, particularly with children. Please see full profile for additional details.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/29/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 16.4 LBS.
08/29/17 12:01 Canine DAPP Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 DAPP Serial Number: 02121721B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 09/12/2017 Canine Bordetella Product Name: INTRA- TRAC 3 Serial Number: 00541372B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 02/29/2018 Rabies Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 RABIES Serial Number: 213104 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 08/29/2018 Expiration Date: 08/22/2018 DVM 1431 PYRANTEL 0.81MLS PO PARA-DEFENDER TOPICAL 1ML
08/29/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/29/17 11:23 Basic Information: Shadow is a 3 year old neutered, small breed dog. The previous owner got Shadow as a gift from her neighbor. Unfortunately, she cannot afford to keep Shadow and is worried that he may attack her grandchildren. Socialization: Shadow was not good around anyone else but owner. He will try to bite children and strangers. He will play with owner exuberantly. He has never been around other cats or dogs so owner is unsure how he will react. Shadow does have a bite history and has bitten last year. Behavior: Shadow is anxious when left alone and will pee and poop indoors. He doesn’t like storms and fireworks and will bark and cry and try to hide. He will snap and growl at people who try to touch his food, treat, or bowl while he is eating it. He is ok with being picked up, held, and disturbed while sleeping, baths, and brushing. He will bark when people come towards home and previous owner. For a new family to know: Shadow is shy, fearful, anxious, and excitable. He has a medium activity level. He knows his name and will come when you call him. He likes to lay around with owner and will be whatever room the owner is in. He likes balls, stuffed and squeaky toys to play with. He is indoors only and uses wee wee pads in the home and has a couple of accidents a week. He sleeps with owner in bed and may have accidents when left home alone. He knows how to sit and come and will pull lightly on leash. Upon intake, Shadow was calm but when counselor got close to him he started growling and barking at counselor. I had owner collar and put a leash on him. Minimal handling.
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08/31/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile Date of intake 8/29/2017 Neutered male, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: May “try to bite” Behavior toward children: May “try to bite” Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, will snap or growl if his food, treats, or bowl is touched while eating. Bite history: Yes, Shadow bit a child a year ago (bite-and-release) when objects were being moved around him. The bite broke skin but did not require a hospital visit. Housetrained: No, indoors only and uses wee wee pads but will have accidents when home alone. Energy level/descriptors: Shy, fearful, anxious, and excitable with a medium activity level. Other notes: Shadow is anxious when left alone in the home. He may bark, cry, and try to hide during storms and fireworks. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 8/30/2017 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, open mouth Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft, a bit playful Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed Toy: 1. No interest, this may be due to environment as owner reports Shadow enjoys balls, squeaky toys, and stuffed plush toys. Summary: Shadow remained soft and showed no behavior concerns during his handling assessment. PLAYGROUP: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Shadow greets politely and wanders the pen. He will vocalize for persistent play solicitation. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Date of intake 8/29/2017 During intake, Shadow was initially calm but began growling and barking at counselor when approached, allowed minimal handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of initial 8/27/2017 During his initial medical exam, Shadow was active and vocal, head shy. ENERGY LEVEL: His owner describes Shadow as having a medium activity level which matches what we have seen at the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13)- Due to Shadow’s history of biting a child and snapping at children repeatedly, we caution against placement into a home with children for Shadow’s comfort and the safety of the children. Shadow would benefit from a calm, quiet, structured routine so he can acclimate to his new environment. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to concerns noted in Shadow’s owner profile, bite history, and the distance-increasing and warning behaviors offered in the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner at this time. Potential challenges: _X_House soiling – Owner reports Shadow is an indoor only dog with wee wee pads, but will have accidents if left home alone. He will need guidance and consistency to learn to eliminate in proper indoor and outdoor places. We recommend frequent walks, praise and treats whenever he eliminates outdoors, and a consistent feeding schedule. Accidents should never be punished as it can damage the human-dog relationship and is likely to make the problem worse. _X_Resource guarding – Owner reports that Shadow growls and snaps if her food or treats are touched while he is eating. We recommend that Shadow be left alone while eating to prevent rehearsal of the warning as well as to prevent escalation. _X_ Anxiety – Owner reports Shadow is anxious and will have bathroom accidents when home alone. We cannot be certain that this is separation anxiety, but we recommend that potential adopters be prepared and work with Shadow to feel comfortable and secure in his new home. He should always be left with engaging, high-value chew items when alone, and confined to a smaller space with wee wee pad. We recommend consulting a force-free behavior modification trainer or behaviorist should separation anxiety behaviors continue to be seen in a future home.
08/30/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
8/30: When introduced off leash to other dogs, Shadow greets politely and wanders the pen. He will vocalise for persistant play solicitation. 8/31: Shadow keeps mostly to himself.
08/29/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 3 Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : surrender Subjective: BAR, hydrated Observed Behavior – friendly, vocal, active, a little head shy Evidence of Cruelty seen – neglect Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mild staining, otherwise nsf PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male castrated MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, severely matted haircoat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: matted coat, in good health otherwise Plan full shave down Prognosis: good SURGERY: already altered
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