DAVE – A0705497
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My name is DAVE. My Animal ID # is A0705497.
I am a neutered male tan and white beagle mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/27/2015 from NY 10026, owner surrender reason stated was DESTRUCTIV.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/11/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 26.0 LBS.
WT 26.0 LBS
05/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/27/15 16:32 NAME Dave REASON FOR SURRENDER Dave is very vocal and he chews on items from the trash and owner no longer wishes to keep him. RELATIONSHIP Dave’s previous owner adopted him from a shelter about 7 years ago. He is currently about 10 years old. He scanned positive for a microchip. PEOPLE He lived in a home with adults and children. He has interacted with children ages 5 to 13 years and he is usually playful, respectful, or tolerant around them and when he plays with them, he is usually gentle. He barks at strangers who approach his house and is afraid of strangers who approach his family. He has never bitten anyone. OTHER ANIMALS He lived in a home with 2 cats and he was usually very respectful around them. Owner stated he would sometimes bark at them. He is usually playful, respectful, tolerant, or somewhat aggressive around other dogs. Owner states he is usually fine with smaller dogs and will play gently or somewhat roughly with them (it depends on how the other dog is playing), and that he usually barks and lunges at bigger dogs. He has bitten another dog before, but his bite did not break skin. PERSONALITY He is a moderately to highly active mostly indoor dog who has been described as somewhat playful, affectionate, excitable, shy when he first meets you, anxious, and friendly toward people he knows. He enjoys playing with squeaky toys, Frisbees and bones and he loves to chase and play tug. He barks and/or growls if you touch his food bowl he is eating or if you take away a treat. He is friendly if you take away a toy and when you brush him. He isn’t bothered if you move him off the furniture or if you disturb him while he is sleeping. He is afraid during baths. He likes to follow his family around or stay in a favorite spot when they are home. He is nervous during storms and he usually hides. He eats Pedigree dry food. He prefers to go potty on the grass. TRAINING He knows sit and stay. He is house-trained and doesn’t have any accidents. He is walked or taken to the dog park about 3 times a day. He usually digs through the trash and chews on the items when home alone. When owner tries to take the trash out of his mouth, he usually growls. He is crate-trained and he usually sleeps in his crate. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE He was nervous at first. He allowed petting and handling and showed no signs of aggression.
05/31/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I met Dave last Wednesday as I arrived at the care center. He was sitting between his owners who were taking pictures of him and waiting to relinquish him. He welcomed me as I approached and accepted my caresses. “See you later, little boy…..” Since then, I have taken Dave a few times out. Quite a nice pooch! He walks peacefully on the leash and eliminates without marking. In Beagle fashion, he sniffs a lot his surroundings. Dave comes when called, even sits on command, does not mind the eye of the camera or me putting a scarf around his neck. He likes soft treats and meets small and big dogs with a slow wagging tail. Dave was left with us by his family as he had started going through the garbage and chewing on household items. Maybe also because of a skin condition his former owners could not handle. He lived in harmony with kids and cats, played with small dogs but usually barked at big ones. He was known to “guard” his food, although not his toys which we could verify during our own behavioral evaluation. I feel for Dave… he looks like a ‘punished’ little boy in his kennel. How can he understand what is happening to him? He can’t, so he just goes with the flow and maybe, yes, maybe, a Beagle lover will look past his little flaw, contemplate a visit to the Veterinarian to treat his dermatitis, put the garbage up and provide some entertainment to prevent destructive behaviors if they persist in a new home. Dave is sweet elderly, friendly, sociable, easy going, who deserves a second chance… Will you be his savior? Dave is at the Manhattan Care Center.
05/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Dave walks calmly on leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Dave was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He showed some concerning behavior during the food bowl test – stiffening and growling, but did not snap at or bite the assess-a-hand. He was not interested in toys or rawhide. Dave was surrender to us. According to his previous owner He lived in a home with adults and children. He has interacted with children ages 5 to 13 years and he is usually playful, respectful, or tolerant around them and when he plays with them, he is usually gentle. He lived in a home with 2 cats and he was usually very respectful around them. Owner stated he would sometimes bark at them. He is usually playful, respectful, tolerant, or somewhat aggressive around other dogs. Owner states he is usually fine with smaller dogs and will play gently or somewhat roughly with them (it depends on how the other dog is playing), and that he usually barks and lunges at bigger dogs. He barks or growls if you touch his food bowl he is eating or if you take away a treat”. Dave shows some guarding issues during the food bowl test. He may require positive reinforcement behavior modification to address this food guarding behavior. In addition to food behavior modification protocol we recommend teaching Dave “Drop It” and trade-up games. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter who can follow up on this behavior. We also recommend a home without children. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. 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: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 4. Dog stiffens and growls. Toy 1. No interest. Rawhide 1. No interest. When off leash with other dogs Dave is social but is more interested in exploring her surroundings.
05/28/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Dave is social but is more interested in exploring his surroundings. 6/4 update: Dave is social but more interested in the handlers when off leash with other dogs. 6/7 update: Dave is social and will greet but is more interested in attention from handlers. 6/8 update: Dave continues to be social and solicit attention from other dogs as well as handlers.
05/28/2015 POST ADOPTION PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
SCAN POS 0A102B0130 BARH GERIATRIC MOD TARTAR DERMATITIS ON EARS, ABDOMEN NEUTERED CAME WITH OLD MEDICATION RECORDS ON 2013 KETOCONAZOLE 200 MGTABS AND SIMPLICEF 100MG TABS NOSF
06/10/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
Cough lethargy SND A: KC P: Baytril 10 days
Generated on Jun 11 2015 6:00PM
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