CHOCOLATE – A1038522
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SAFE – 06/07/15
My name is CHOCOLATE. My Animal ID # is A1038522.
I am a male brown and white chihuahua sh and poodle min mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/02/2015 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/06/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.2 LBS.
BARH Ate all wet food that was given Will continue to monitor NOSF
06/02/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/02/15 18:38 BASIC INFO Chocolate’s family got him from another family member who had his parents. His mother is a Miniature Poodle and his father is a Chihuahua. His family’s landlord asked them to remove him because neighbors have complained about his barking. Chocolate has been having seizures. His last one was 3 weeks ago and lasted over a minute. He hasn’t been treated for this. SOCIALIZATION Chocolate barks and lunges at strangers that approach him but hasn’t bit anyone. He lived with 4 children ages 0-18 and is relaxed, playful, and tolerant with them. He plays gently with people. He hasn’t been around other animals. BEHAVIOR Chocolate barks when he’s home alone and while strangers are over. He doesn’t mind storms. He doesn’t mind when someone takes his food/treat/toy, moves him off furniture, brushes him, or wakes him up. He’s nervous during baths and nail trims. He barks when strangers approach his home/family. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Chocolate’s family describes him as friendly, affectionate, playful, shy, excitable, and high energy. He follows his family and his favorite activity is playing with the children. He chews Nylabones and plays fetch, chase, and tug. He lived inside and slept on a dog bed. He ate dry food. He’s trained to potty on wee-wee pads and doesn’t have accidents. He knows sit and come. He played inside for exercise. He doesn’t pull on his leash. INTAKE Chocolate barked and lunged when we approached so his owner scanned (negative), collared, and put him in a kennel, which he allowed. He walked with us on his leash and looked up when we called him for his pictures.
No Web Memo
06/05/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Chocolate was difficult to remove from his kennel he was in the back of the cage with a fearful body language ( tucked tail, nervous, low growling) Once he was out of the kennel he walks with a low and fearful body language. Journey was extremely fearful and repeatedly attempted to get away from the handler during the assessment. Chocolate during the tag interaction growled and snapped at the assessor hand. We decided to skip the paw item for safety reason. During the resources Chocolate was not interested in food, toys or rawhide. He does not approach other dog, attempts to exit. Chocolate was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Chocolate bark and lunges at strangers that approach him but hasn’t bit anyone. He lived with 4 children ages 0-18 and is relaxed, playful, and tolerant with them. He plays gently with people. He hasn’t been around other animals. He doesn’t mind when someone takes his food, treats and toys. Chocolate’s family describes him as friendly, affectionate, playful, shy, excitable, and high energy. He follows his family and his favorite activity is playing with the children”. Chocolate has been showing fearful behavior and avoids interaction in the care center. We cannot be certain if behavior may be suppressed as a result of the shelter environment. Please note that behavior may change when chocolate is more comfortable and settled in a home environment. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, fearful body language, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, or low and a bit fearful. Food. No interest. Toy 1. No interest. Rawhide 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog, or exits. Helper: A1038458
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/02/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative BARH very nervous, tense, resisted handling, try to bite mild tartar blood spot on rt eye slightly bleeding from mouth when struggling at initial reported seizure last 3wks ago no seizure seen at this time male intact NOSF
06/05/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
6/5 no seizure eyes look good today 6/4 no seizures purulent d/c OD QAR start keppra, tab scan negative BARH very nervous, tense, resisted handling, try to bite mild tartar scleral hemmorrage on rt eye slightly bleeding from mouth when struggling at initial reported seizure last 3wks ago – none seen so far at acc no seizure seen at this time male intact NOSF A: hx of seizures reported P: observe in medical Fair Px NH placement needed Observe in medical for a few days
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