ld 58225 @ 7 Yrs 55 lbs Dreaming of Care comfort & love at the Manhattan ACC LUCKY A family boy's heartbreak - anemic arthritic a painful cruciate tear & bad kidney values a super affectionate family pup is dumped for a new baby TO BE KILLED – 4022019 “My favorite thing about Lucky is that he is SO affectionate” said his parent Initially shy and yet highly social soft and sweet LUCKY’s parent dumped him when she decided to have a baby despite the fact that poor lucky had medical problems that he had hoped she would help him with No such luck for LUCKY He has anemia his kidney values aren’t the best he suffers from arthritis and a possible cruciate tear but even though we know he must always be in pain and feel sick he is such a good sweet boy He even lived with and loved a cat! Lucky is 7 years old a family pet who misses that family he loved and who just wants to go home His shyness made it hard for Lucky to acclimate to life in a shelter and he really needs a quiet calm structured home where he can decompress warm at his own pace be able to get the care he needs for his medical conditions Please help Lucky If you are an experienced foster or adopter in an adult only home hurry and MESSAGE our page or email us at MustLoveDogsNYC@gmailcom for assistance saving his life LUCKY ID# 58225 7 yrs old 55 lbs Unaltered Male Manhattan ACC Medium Mixed Breed Black White Owner Surrender Reason NEW BABY Shelter Assessment Rating NEW HOPE ONLY Medical Behavior Rating AT RISK MEMO Lucky had displayed fearfulanxious behavior in both the previous home environment and at the care center Additionally Lucky has also exhibited barrier and on leash reactivity Lucky would be best suited for placement with a new hope partner that can provide the necessary behavior modification using a gradual approach and positive reinforcement Medically Lucky has several underlying conditions which may need follow up vet care including anemia possible kidney disease and osteoarthritis OWNER SURRENDER NOTES - BASIC INFORMATION Lucky is a 7 year old black and white male medium mixed breed dog Previous owner got Lucky from a relative and has had Lucky for 7 years She surrendered Lucky because of personal issues He previously lived with 4 adults and1 cat Around strangers Lucky is timid and will shy away if he doesn’t know you He may come up to you to sniff when he is comfortable Lucky has not been around children before his behaviour around children is unknown Lucky has been around other dogs and is dog reactive He will hard bark and snap at them He lived with a cat and he was tolerant of the cat Lucky may resource guard food bowls toys or treats He will growl if you come near his food bowl He will bark if someone comes near the home Lucky bit his owner's spouse about 1 year and a half ago Lucky was in the kitchen at the time of bite and the spouse was picking food up off the floor during a family event DUe to the loud noises and sudden movement lucky became spooked and bit the person on the left hand Bite resulted in red marks Lucky is housetrained and his owner describes his energy level ans high and Lucky as friendly affectionate playful independent Other Notes Lucky will not let his owner clip his nails he will run away He does not enjoy bath time in the tub but enjoys it if he is being sprayed with a hose He is afraid of thunder and lightning as well He is also afraid of fire works and will bark pace around and tremble as well Has this dog ever had any medical issues? YES Lucky has hip problems as well as possible thyroid issues No other medical concerns or issues For a New Family to Know Lucky is a High energy Friendly affectionate playful independent dog Previous owner's favorite thing about Lucky is that he is very affectionate He knows how to sit stay and lay down He will pull when he walks and will calm down and not pull after hes been outside for a while He enjoys playing with balls He has roamed around without a leash and will come back when called He sleeps with the owner or will sleep in his own bed He is a very anxious dog and is afraid of loud noises He loves to play outside in yards He eats chunky wet food and also eats wet food He likes human food as a treat INTAKE NOTES – DATE OF INTAKE 26-Mar-2019 Owner handled into Kennel and did collaring Tense bodied whaled eyed as well Took treats out of my hand with a wagging tail but would attempt to mount counselors During transport Lucky greeted transporter and counselor with wagging tail Allowed all handling SHELTER ASSESSMENT SUMMARIES - Date of assessment 28-Mar-2019 LEASH WALKING Strength and pulling Hard-moderate Reactivity to humans None Reactivity to dogs None Leash walking comments None SOCIABILITY Loose in room 15-20 seconds Highly social Call over Approaches quickly Sociability comments Body soft stays by assessor HANDLING Soft handling Accepts contact Exuberant handling Accepts contact Comments Soft body stands still panting AROUSAL Jog Follows loose Arousal comments None Knock No response Knock Comments None Toy No response Toy comments None PLAYGROUP NOTES - DOG TO DOG SUMMARIES The former owner of Lucky has reported that he has displayed reactivity toward dogs hard barks snaps When attempting to conduct off leash introduction to the female greeter Lucky initially follows and attempts to mount the human handler When approached by the greeter dog Lucky freezes and displays a hard stare The interaction is ended early due to safety concern INTAKE BEHAVIOR - Date of intake 26-Mar-2019 Summary Tense whale eyed BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION New Hope Only Behavior Asilomar TM - Treatable-Manageable Recommendations No children under 13 Single-pet home Recommend no dog parks Place with a New Hope partner Recommendations comments No children Due to Lucky's bite history and reaction to loud noises we recommend an adult only home Place with a New Hope partner Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment the behavior department recommends Lucky be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home A period of decompression is recommended to allow Lucky to acclimate comfortably to his new environment force-free reward based training only is advised when introducing Lucky to new and unfamiliar situations Consultation with a professional trainerbehaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely managemodify any behavior Lucky presents with outside of the care centers Single petno dog parks Due to concerning behavior reported by the previous owner in addition to behavior observed in the care center a single dog residence is recommended for Lucky Potential challenges Resource guarding Fearfulpotential for defensive aggression Bite history human Anxiety On-leash reactivitybarrier frustration Potential challenges comments Resource guarding Lucky is reported to growl if people go near his food bowl toys or treats Please see handout on Resource Guarding Fearfulpotential for defensive aggression Lucky is reported to be fearful around new people At the care center he displays fearful behavior Please see handout on Fearfulpotential for defensive aggression Bite history human Lucky bit the owner's spouse a year and a half ago The person was picking up food off the floor during an event where there was a lot of loud noise Lucky growled and bit her on the hand resulting in red marks Please see handout on Bite History Anxiety Lucky is reported to be very anxious by his previous home He becomes anxious around raised voices thunder and fireworks When anxious his behavior tips over into aggression and he has snapped at and bitten people near him Please see handout on Anxiety On-leash reactivitybarrier frustration Lucky is reported to hard bark and snap at dogs Please see handout on On-leash reactivitybarrier frustration MEDICAL EXAM NOTES 29-Mar-2019 Tech Exam collected blood for 4DX WRMSF sent out to Idexx Did not urinate during walk placed sign on cage to collect urine during walk 28-Mar-2019 Spay-Neuter Waiver Documentation SpayNeuter Waiver - Permanent Your newly adopted pet has been diagnosed with A MEDICAL CONDITION and the staff veterinarians are issuing a PERMANENT waiver from the spayneuter requirements of the City of NY ACC does not have the facility to safely sterilize your pet with hisher current condition However your veterinarian will provide consultation on whether this procedure can or should be performed under their supervision Follow up care at your regular veterinarian is recommended to ensure continued treatment and proper oversight of your pet's health All costs for follow up care and subsequent surgery is at the expense of the adopter 28-Mar-2019 Blood Work Interpretation CBC 1-Anemia mild @359% non-regenerative NOSF Chemistry 1-Azotemia creatinine 38 BUN 58 NOSF Total T4 wnl 28-Mar-2019 Vet Statement Extending his trazadone 28-Mar-2019 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age 7 years Microchip noted on Intake? No Microchip Number If Applicable NA History Owner surrender Subjective BAR Observed Behavior -Terrified Whale eyes Tail tucked in between legs Very vigilant He did not growl lunge or try to bite He ate Vienna sausages and cheese for us Evidence of Cruelty seen -No Evidence of Trauma seen -No Objective T = P =112 bpm R =eup BCS 59 EENT Episcleral injection mild to moderate nuclear sclerosis and pigmentary keratitis OU initially thought menace was decreased but seems wnl when I rechecked it he seems visual OU ears clean no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam Muzzled difficult to examine PLN No enlargements noted HL NSR NMA CRT < 2 Lungs clear eupnic no cs ABD Non painful no masses palpated UG MI both done one testicle feels normal in size and the other one feels very small asymmetrical testes MSI Ambulatory x 4 thickened stifles bilaterally right >>left with mild crepitation noted resents extension of right hip thickened elbow bilaterally skin free of parasites cyst-like lesion on top of his head style lower lid OS CNS Mentation appropriate - no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal Clean externally Assessment -Osteoarthritis mild to moderate -Asymmetrical testes -Pigmentary keratitis and episcleral injection OU -Thickened stifles-ro cruciate tear vs meniscal injury vs luxated patellas not obvious on exam -Anemia mild non-regenerative -Azotemia-ro dehydration vs kidney dz Prognosis Fair Plan -CBCchemT4 -LVT to collect urine for USG in-house and urine dipstick -Test for tick-bourne dz 4dx wRMSF -Rimadyl trial if USG is normal if not we can try low dose gabapentin for his arthritis but he is already on trazadone so may be sedate -Recommend joint supplement long-term once placed -Recommend Adequan for arthritis once placed -When he is neutered consider sending out testicles for biopsy -Recommend ophtho consult once placed -Will extend his trazadone since he is so nervous-150 mg PO BID until otherwise directed -Recommend abdominal ultrasound once placed +- CXR to look for cause of anemia SURGERY Permanent waiver for surgery due to kidney values and asymmetrical testes should have further work-up before going under anesthesia *** TO FOSTER OR ADOPT *** LUCKY IS RESCUE ONLY You must fill out applications with New Hope Rescues to foster or adopt him He cannot be reserved online at the ACC ARL nor can he be direct adopted at the shelter PLEASE HURRY AND MESSAGE OUR PAGE FOR ASSISTANCE! HOW TO RESERVE A “TO BE KILLED” DOG ONLINE only for those who can get to the shelter IN PERSON to complete the adoption process and only for the dogs on the list NOT marked New Hope Rescue Only Follow our Step by Step directions below! *PLEASE NOTE – YOU MUST USE A PC OR TABLET – PHONE RESERVES WILL NOT WORK! ** STEP 1 CLICK ON THIS RESERVE LINK httpsnewhopeshelterbuddycomAnimalList Step 2 Go to the red menu button on the top right corner click register and fill in your info Step 3 Go to your email and verify account Step 4 Go back to the website click the menu button and view available dogs Step 5 Scroll to the animal you are interested and click reserve STEP 6 MOST IMPORTANT STEP GO TO THE MENU AGAIN AND VIEW YOUR CART THE ANIMAL SHOULD NOW BE IN YOUR CART! Step 7 Fill in your credit card info and complete transaction HOW TO FOSTER OR ADOPT IF YOU *CANNOT* GET TO THE SHELTER IN PERSON OR IF THE DOG IS NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY! You must live within 3 – 4 hours of NY NJ PA CT RI DE MD MA NH VT ME or Norther VA Please PM our page for assistance You will need to fill out applications with a New Hope Rescue Partner to foster or adopt a dog on the To Be Killed list including those labelled Rescue Only Hurry please time is short and the Rescues need time to process the applications Meme

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