ACE – A1078220
Gone - 6-24-2016 Manhattan
My name is ACE. My Animal ID # is A1078220.
I am a male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/20/2016 from NY 10452, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/22/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 56.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/20/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/20/16 16:34 Ace is fairly good around strangers and is very hyper. When playing with adults he can get nippy but doesn’t break the skin. He has been with kids ages 1-6 but when he plays with them he also can play too rough and get nippy. He has lived with a yorkie and is very gentle when playing woth the yorkie. His behavior around other dogs or cats is not known. Ace is kept mostly in a crate but whe he is loose in the home he likes to destroy and chew on anything made of rubber or wood and has destroyed a childs room before. Since he is in the crate he is trained but will use the bathroom in the crate. Ace does not mind if you touch his food bowl while eating and will let you take it. If you touch his rawhide, bone or toy he will snap and try to bite you. He does not like baths and will try to run away. If a stranger approaches his owner he does not mind but if a strangers approaches his owner in an aggressive manner he will react and try to bite. Ace has a very high activity level and needs tobe with a family that has time to cater to his needs and no small kids. he knows Sit but will do it if he feels like it. While being walked on the leash he will pull very hard. Ace is fed pedigree dry food all day. While trying to put a neck lead on Ace he growled at councilor and so owner had to collar, scan, help photograph and put into a kennel. Ace was jumping up on councilor but on his terms if councilor approached him he growled.
Puppies don’t come complete with an instruction manual but there are a few things that should go without saying; they need time, commitment, toys and training. Ace’s family didn’t have the time to properly train him or offer appropriate outlets for his happy energy and left to his own best judgment, this playful boy judged pretty much anything chewable to be a wonderful toy! Ace adored his little Yorkie sibling and played gently with him but was often left crated, so naturally when he did have the chance to play with his human family he really let loose. With little kids in the home and a tendency to roughhouse, it wasn’t long before his people realized they weren’t going to be able to give Ace what he needed to grow into the rock star adult he has such potential to be. So this is where you come in, a responsible and loving adopter looking for a gorgeous, funny, friendly, smart and very trainable puppy boy to call your own. Ace walks fairly well on leash and he loves to socialize, greeting everyone we pass with happy tail wags and a big smile. Though he’s a bit shy around new dogs, he briefly greets a small scruffy pup through the fence and I’ve no doubt he’d love to have another little four-legged sibling to care for in his new home, given the glowing reports of his relationship with ‘his’ Yorkie. Ace knows a sit command and follows it very politely for a toss of the tennis ball (his favorite toy) and almost always for a treat, which he takes nicely from my hand. He likes to keep his things to himself but has no problem with me petting him as he chews or standing right next to a ball he’s dropped on the ground and we have a grand old time playing fetch in the yard, keeping about 3 balls in play at once. In an experienced, active home where he can have his freedom but learn boundaries, enjoy playing with as many real toys as he likes and build up his repertoire of commands, this stunning young man has a lifetime of greatness ahead. Ace was dealt a less than stellar hand in the game of life but he’d love to turn his luck around, are you ready to offer him that chance?
06/23/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Ace pulls hard on the leash. He was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. He was excited during some of the handling items, but had soft body language. Ace showed some concerning during the tag interaction he became over aroused and growls at the assessor Ace does not escalate and calms when tethered. Because of his reaction the behavior team decided to stop the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources Ace took the toy with a soft body language. Ace came into our center on 6/20/2016 due to owner being incarcerated. Caretaker reports he has been with kids ages 1-6, may play too rough and nippy with them. It is also reported Ace lived with a yorkie, played very gentle with the small dog. Caretaker reports Ace is destructive when out of the crate, will chew anything that is made of rubber or wood. Ace is reportedly not bothered if anyone touches his Food while he is eating, but will snap and try to bite if anyone touches his rawhide, bone, or toy. During intake, Ace growled at counselor and therefore Caretaker assisted with handling. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor, consistently rubs his shoulder on the Assessor, and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment. 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: 5. Dog growls Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy. Playgroup Notes: When off leash with other dogs, Ace is tense and turns his head away from greeting.
06/22/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
6/22: When off leash with other dogs, Ace is tense and turns his head away from greeting. 6/23: Ace is anxious and paces the yard. He does not approach the helper dog. The behavior department recommends allowing Ace time to decompress in a new environment before following up on his behavior around dogs outside the shelter. His previous owner cites that his behavior around dogs was unknown before arriving into our care.
06/22/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative male intact clean EENT clean coat NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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