TOTO – A1051427
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My name is TOTO. My Animal ID # is A1051427.
I am a neutered male tan pomeranian mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 11/29/2015 from NY 10314, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/29/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 15.8 LBS.
1cc activyl for dogs 1.5cc pyrantel po
11/29/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/29/15 13:52 Basic Information: Toto is a 5yr old neutered male Pomeranian mix that has no past or current medical issues that the owners are aware of. Social Life & Personality: Toto has been around and acts aggresively towards them. If they get too close, he will growl. The owners usually kept him muzzled upon visits. If they get too close, he may randomly snap. He has never been around other cats or dogs so his behavior is unknown. He was kept only indoors and is not housebroken. He is described as having a medium activity level and is playful, shy, and mellow. Behavior Issues: Toto has bitten a person before. He doesn’t have any guarding issues and is not bothered when any items are taken away from him (toys, rawhide, food). Toto was taken to the groomers and the professionals said that he had to be muzzled because he will try to snap at them. This was done when his nails were trimmed, coat was brushed and when he was given a bath. He is somewhat nervous with strangers and will not try to bite, but will try to hide or growl. He is not bothered when disturbed while sleeping or when he is held back or restrained. He enjoys being picked up and held. For a New Family to Know: Toto knows paw and sit. He went for slow walks on the leash and enjoys all sorts of dog toys. The previous owner never crate trained him. When in the home, Tot is the type to follow you around seeking attention. When left alone, he is well behaved. During storms/fireworks, he is nervous and will hide. He was fed whichever dry food was available (no specific brand) and enjoys sleeping in his dog bed. Behavior Upon intake: Upon intake, Toto was a tad bit nervous and was trying to exit the room. No signs of aggression were noticed until he was about to be picked up. He went to bite and was very startled upon the slightest noise or disruption. He did not allow handling.
No Web Memo
09/16/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Toto came to our center as an owner surrender. It is reported he has never been in the company of children, cats or other dogs. Owner reports Toto needs time to warm up, requiring a slow introduction before he is fully comfortable. Upon intake, Toto was pacing and would not approach admissions counselor, though seemed interested as he tried to sniff counselor’s hand from a distance. He was shy but allowed all handling. Toto was a bit uncomfortable while attempting to collar for his SAFER assessment, backing away. He seemed to be more comfortable with handling on his body from the side rather than approaching from the head. Toto held gaze for three full seconds during Look item, body a bit cautious. He turned his head towards me to investigate during Sensitivity item, body a bit cautious, but allowed the handling. Toto followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, body a bit low at each pass. He did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts, lip lick. Toto showed no interest in Food, Toy, or Rawhide. He approached the helper dog at an appropriate pace, body relaxed, tail at spine level. Due to his level of cautiousness, the Behavior Team feels he would do best with an Experienced owner that does not have very young children, older children should have an in-depth interaction before considering adoption. He may do best initially with a calm, quiet, structured environment so he knows what to expect and can relax in his new home. He may also do well with a harness rather than a collar so his leash can be clipped on his back rather than his neck where he has shown some apprehension. Look: 2. Dog holds gaze, body cautious. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 2. Dog turns towards assessor’s hand, accepts the touch, body cautious, mouth closed, ears back Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low. Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog does not pull back paw, lip lick. Food: Inconclusive, dog is not eating. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/14/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative Neutered;~ 5 years old Shy but allows all handling Undercoat severly matted, especially around tail area; shaved down Clear eyes, nose and ears Clean coat; shaved down and given a bath due to smelling heavily of urine Mild gingivitis Moderate tartar build up AMBx4 BARH NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Dec 10 2015 6:00PM
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