TAQUITO – A1111986
Safe - 5-24-2017 Staten Island
*** SAFE 05/24/17 *** HANDSOME, GRAY, TAQUITO IS NERVOUS IN THE SHELTER AND NEEDS A HOME!
Staten Island Center
My name is TAQUITO. My Animal ID # is A1111986.
I am a neutered male gray domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/13/2017 from NY 10314, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/16/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1111986 Taquito – At risk for behavior; Was trapped and brought in and tries to hide in his kennel. He appears fearful of interaction and will attempt to flee to avoid contact when petting is attempted.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/16/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.4 LBS.
Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1-Rabies Serial Number: 143933 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 5/15/18 Veterinarian: 1385
05/13/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/13/17 17:38 Animal’s appearance – Taquito was soaked when brought into the facility and appeared slightly underweight. Animal’s demeanor with you – Taquito was meowing in the trap and would flee to the back of trap upon approach. Taquito was transferred directly from trap to den. There was no handling. Taquito did not display any concerning behavior such as hissing or growling when being transferred. Client stated he set the trap because Taquito has been using his garden as a litterbox.
No Web Memo
05/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Name and A#: Taquito A1111986 Date: 5/16/2017 KNOWN HISTORY: Taquito came to the shelter as a stray, so we don’t have any behavioral history or tendencies in a home environment. Upon intake, Taquito was meowing and attempted to flee. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Very nervous, attempted to flee, did not allow much handling EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is re-arranged Reaction to assessor: Taquito is hiding in his den Reaction when softly spoken to: Taquito remains hidden Reaction to cage door opening: Taquito cries, looks at assessor with wide eyes Reaction to touch: Taquito shifts away to avoid touch, looks for an exit ACTIVITY LEVEL: Moderate VOCAL: Somewhat chatty CHARACTER TYPE: Timid, Skittish POTENTIAL CHALLENGES: – Fearful RECOMMENDATIONS: – Placement with a New Hope partner Behavior observations _x_ New Hope Only Taquito is displaying behaviors that preclude placement in the adoptions room and/or may require further investigation before placement in a home. He has tried to is extremely fearful in the shelter environment and does not currently tolerate petting or handling. The behavior department feels that placement with a New Hope Partner is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/16/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Approx 1 year old History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – trying to flee Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited oral exam, clean adult teeth seen PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MN MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment appears heatlhy Plan Prognosis: good
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