CHEWY – A1061375
Safe 12-31-2015 Brooklyn
My name is CHEWY. My Animal ID # is A1061375.
I am a male tan and white shih tzu mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 YEARS old.
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I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/24/2015 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/24/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 14.0 LBS.
1.4cc Pyrantel Actyvil applied
12/24/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/24/15 16:13 Chewy is a 9 year old tan and white male shih tzu dog who is being surrendered due to a family member moving. Chewy has been in the home for 6 years. Chewy lived with 2 adults and 3 young adults as well as 3 cats. Chewey is respectful and tolerant of the other cats in the home and will sometimes engage for play. Chewey is described to indepedent by the family but does enjoy petting. On leash walks he can be insistent and will seek introduction from other dogs he encounters and may vocalize with barking at this time. Chewy will eliminate on his walks but owner states he will eliminate inside as well. Chewy enjoys a bath but has not had his nails trimmed. He does not mind being picked up and enjoys brushing. If on the bed or the couch he is easily removed. Chewy does not guard his food toys or treats and is indifferent if the owner removes food while eating. Chewy likes soft chew toys which he enjoys throwing around and likes to lay around on teddy bears. Chewy does not know commands and does not have games to play with the family. When the family is home he goes to his own space and when home alone he is well behaved. Chewy eats wet food. Upon intake Chewy was receptive to introduction and loose for all handling. Counselor was able to scan for microchip (negative) collar and photograph. Chewey walked well on leash and was responsive to guidance.
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12/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Chewy previously lived with 2 adults and 3 young children as well as 3 cats. The owner stated Chewy is respectful and tolerant of the cats in the home and will sometimes engage for play and also enjoys being pet by the family. The owner mentioned Chewy will eliminate on his walks but he will eliminate inside as well and well behaved when home alone. At intake it was reported Chewy was friendly and loose for all handling. During SAFER Chewy came into the assessment room calm and relaxed, he was social towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Chewy was relaxed during the tag interaction. During Paw squeeze test Chewy would not allow the assessor to grab his paw, next flank was applied which he didn’t respond at all and during the resources portion of the assessment Chewy was easy to handle when engaged with the item. The behavior department feels he can be suitable for an experience adopter. 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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves his legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Chewy greets them appropriately and is tolerant of pushy players. However, he spends most of his time interacting with the handlers and exploring his surroundings.
12/28/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Chewy greets them appropriately and is tolerant of pushy players. However, he spends most of his time interacting with the handlers and exploring his surroundings. 12/29 update: Chewy greets other dogs politely and offers appropriate corrections.
12/24/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative M; 9 YO; 14 LB shy; allows all handling but does get resistant when examining face/mouth Grade 4-5 out of 6 Heart Murmur present Cardiology workup recommended upon placement Left Eye pigmentary keratitis/corneal scarring secondary to lagopthalmus L eye whitish-grey Minor perianal small dermal mass under 5cm diameter; non-painful New hope notified BAR
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