SOUR – A1034165
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SAFE – 05/02/15
My name is SOUR. My Animal ID # is A1034165.
I am a male black and white yorkshire terr. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/24/2015 from NY 10457, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/24/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 28.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
04/24/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/24/15 09:21 BASIC INFORMATION: Sour is a 3 year old pitbull/yorkie mix. He was bought in the neighborhood by owner. Owner has had the dog for 3 years and has to surrender him due to being evicted. The family is currently residing in a homeless shelter where pets are not allowed. The owner stated that Sour has been biting at his tail. SOCIALIZATION: According to the Owner, Sour can be aggressive towards strangers by barking and lunging. He plays exuberantly and somewhat rough with adults. He has lived with a 16 and 10 year old child and was respectful of them. He plays gently with children. Sour has never bitten any person or animal. BEHAVIOR: Sour poops and pees indoors so he will need some training per his owner. He barks when there are thunderstorms or fireworks going off. If you try to move his food bowl, treat, or toy he does growl. Sour does allow you to bathe him, brush him and trim his nails with no problem. If a stranger approaches the owner or comes to the door, Sour barks. He is not bothered if you wake him. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Sour is playful, pushy, affectionate and friendly with the family. His activity level is medium. Owner stated that the most they liked about Sour is that he would protect them. His favorite activities is playing with his toys. At home he tends to follow you around. He likes to play with balls, squeaky toys and stuffed toys. He enjoys playing tug and chase. Sour was mostly kept indoors, he slept on a blanket on the floor. Sour only eats table food. He is partially house trained, and has accidents daily. when left alone he goes potty indoors. He responds to the command sit. For exercise, owner would take on slow walks on the leash. he does pull on the leash, and he mainly goes on dirt to the bathroom when outside. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE: Sour was tense, barking and lunging when the Counselor approached to scan for a microchip. Owner stated that it takes him time to warm up to strangers.
No Web Memo
04/26/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sour was easily taken out of his kennel; however, he was difficult to collar, growling and showing teeth during the process. Once he was collared he repeatedly mouthed the leash. During the Look item, Sour allowed the Assessor to loosely cup hands under his head and his body remained loose, tail wagging, however, when the Assessor was positioning him for the Sensitivity item, Sour froze and growled at the Assessor. The decision was then made to move on to resources, Sour did not have any interest in food but froze and growled on the second attempt to reach for the toy. Sour was surrendered to the care center by his owners of 3 years. Hiss previous owners reported that he can be aggressive towards strangers by barking and lunging. He has lived with a 16 and 10 year old child and was respectful of them. Sour’s previous owners also stated that he was playful, pushy, affectionate and friendly with the family. Upon intake he was tense, barking and lunging when the Counselor approached to scan for a microchip. The Behavior Department believes Sour would do best if placed with a New Hope Partner who will give him time to warm up and become more comfortable with handling. He also showed potential to guard toys and we would a group willing to work on positively modifying this behavior if it manifests in the home. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 5. Dog freezes and growls. Food: No interest Toy 1: 4. Dog freezes and growls. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip long or neutral.
04/30/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Sour is anxious and avoids interaction. He seems to be uncomfortable when approached.
04/26/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan Negative BARH Intact Male Mild Dental Staining and Tartar Ears are slightly dirty, they were cleaned Gave Dewormer Gave Activyl Was fearful during exam and would growl sometimes NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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