TJ – A1086777
Safe - 8-27-2016 Staten Island
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Staten Island Center
My name is TJ. My Animal ID # is A1086777.
I am a male white shih tzu mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/22/2016 from NY 10304, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-071286.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/23/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 12.2 LBS.
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08/23/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/23/16 20:21 Basic Information: TJ is a 7 year old male white Shish zu that may have a hernia. Owner has had TJ for 7 years from a friend. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers, TJ is friendly and outgoing. Around adults and children, TJ is relaxed, respectful and playful. TJ doesn’t play with adults or children. TJ has been living with a large dog and has interacted with other dogs outside of the home and he is relaxed, and respectful. TJ has never been exposed to cats so behavior around them is unknown. He has never bitten a person or another animal. Behavior: Previous owners stated that TJ doesn’t have any behavioral issues and isn’t bothered during storm/fireworks. TJ is not bothered when any food, treat, or toy is taken from him. He is not bothered by baths, trimming nails, or any grooming agents. When someone unfamiliar approaches the home or yard, TJ may bark but displays no signs of aggression. TJ is not bothered when an unfamiliar person approaches his owner or a family member. For a New Family to Know: TJ is described as mellow dog with a medium activity level. He knows sit, come, and stay. When in the home, TJ is the type to be in the same room as you. When left alone in the home or yard, TJ is well-behaved. TJ favorite toy are stuffed and he likes to play tug and fetch. He was kept mostly indoors. He rarely has accidents. For exercise, he enjoyed slow walks on the leash. When off the leash, TJ would wander but come back when called. TJ usually would use the bathroom on the cement.
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08/23/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
TJ came into our center citing moving issues. Owner reports he is not bothered if anyone touches his Food, Toys, Treats, knows the cues ‘sit’, ‘come’ and ‘stay’. He walked nicely on leash for his relief walk, no pulling. TJ was friendly and sociable upon entering SAFER assessment area. He allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, eyes and body soft. TJ stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, ears and tail neutral. He followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, body soft, settled easily at the end. TJ did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts. He showed minimal interest in Toy, though this may be due to environment as owner reports he likes stuffed toys, as well as games of chase. TJ approached the helper dog with his tail above spine level, investigated and then turned away. The Behavior Team feels TJ would do well with an Average adopter. TJ will require regularly scheduled professional grooming appointments, approximately every 10-12 weeks (3-4 X a year) to keep his coat mat and tangle free for his comfort. 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. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog sniffs, then turns away. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, investigates and then turns away
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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08/23/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was AVERAGE
initial microchip scan negative male intact approx 10 years old barh thin no eye, ear or nasal discharg umbilical hernia- reducible OD corneal opacity possible corneal scarring- flourscein stain negative amb x 4 no fleas seen allowed all handling
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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