BENTLEY – A1079710
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My name is BENTLEY. My Animal ID # is A1079710.
I am a male white and brown mastiff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 4 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/02/2016 from NY 10462, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/12/2016 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 66.6 LBS.
SND, hx coughing. Move to isolation, start doxycycline 300 mg PO SID x10 days. 1088
07/02/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/02/16 13:12hrs Bentley has been cared for by his family since he was 4 months old. Bentley is described as reserved, quiet, shy and friendly. He has lived with adults only and hasn’t interacted with children. Bentley is affectionate with his family. Bentley is accustomed to being around his family most of the time. When he notices other dogs outside, he will observe them but make no attempt to approach them. BEHAVIOR Bentley spends most of his time lying down in the home or watching television with his owner. When he wants attention he will bark or paw at his owner. Bentley enjoys being petted. Bentley doesn’t react when his owner passes by his food while he is eating. However he will growl if his owner attempts to remove food from his mouth like table food that fell to the ground. Bentley is bathed 2x a month in the home. Bentley enjoys being brush his fur and teeth. He is allowed to roam free when he is left alone and is well behaved. When he is approached while being walked outside, he will attempt to hide and avoid the person. When guest knock at the door, he will bark but will hide when they enter the home. Once he is comfortable he will allow the guest to approach and pet him. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Bentley enjoys playing with balls, rope and rubber toys. He enjoys playing tug and fetch. Bentley knows the command “sit.” He is housebroken and accustomed to being walked at least 3x a day. He is always walked on leash and enjoys brisk walks. He is afraid of thunder; He will bark and whimper then run and hide under the bed. He is fed Purina and Beneful dry dog food. He sleeps on the floor of the bedroom or living room.
07/05/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Bentley makes such a sorry face in his kennel. Sad puppy eyes and a pout… At least, he lays by his door, now. He was so scared when he came in, huddled at the back of his den. Bentley, owned since the tender age of 4 month, is in shock. His family, composed of adults only, left him with us as they were moving to a place not allowing large dogs. Bentley looks like a child who says: ” It is not fair “….He seems to carry the world on his shoulders and “lost in thoughts”. He is easy going, though, walks well and does his business as soon as we are outside. Other dogs are neared without issue and he even, after a while wags softly his tail to a friendly female. Although he never mingled with his peers, he performed quite well in a playgroup with other dogs. Bentley is a beautiful dog. Somehow, he reminds me of a St Bernard…We are told that he would be part Mastiff. He owns the silkiest coat, is very well nourished but has large calluses and old sores on his feet and legs. Free in a pen, after exploring a little, Bentley comes to sit or lay down by me, like he was my very own dog. He likes to be caressed, hear comforting words and poses his head in my lap for more bonding. Bentley comes with excellent comments from his former family. He would not like food to be taken away from his mouth, though..He seems to have had a “couch potato” life and appears to have spend lots of time watching TV….. He was very close to his former owners. Bentley is quite dear, very good looking and will get back his smile and happiness once a new home and a new master are found for him. I wonder if a daily little sprint around the reservoir would be to his like ? Come and meet Bentley at the Manhattan Care Center. He would love to be your forever best buddy.
07/06/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bentley is a bit fearful of the shelter environment he pulls a bit on the leash. Bentley was fearful and repeatedly attempted to get away from the handler during the assessment. He had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. Bentley became a bit uncomfortable during the second paw handling. He was not interested in toys. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter. Bentley is somewhat fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. Bentley has been showing fearful behavior and avoids interaction in the care center. We cannot be certain if behavior may be suppressed as a result of the shelter environment. Please note that behavior may change when Bentley is more comfortable and settled in a home environment. We also recommend a home without young children; older children can be considered pending interaction. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, shy body language, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, or low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Toy 1. No interest. Playgroup Notes: Bentlet greets politely and appears interested in continued approach.
07/03/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Bentley offers polite greeting to other dogs and has shown some continued interest in approach and interaction. Bentley’s previous owner says that Bentley will “observe” other dogs but will not approach them, with no further detail provided. The behavior team feels that Bentley should require a pre-adoption interaction to ensure compatabilty with a resident dog, and may be most comfortable with another polite, social dog. It can not be said for certain how Bentley’s behavior aroudn dogs will translate into a home environment. 7/3 update: When off leash with other dogs, Bentley offers some polite sniffs, then roams the yard. 7/5: Bentley greets politely and appears interested in continued approach. 7/6: Bentley briefly offers a few bounces, then when not reciprocated keeps to himself. 7/7: Bentley greets politely, then roams around the yard while keeping to himself. 7/8 update: Bentley greets and sniffs but is anxious and will mostly spend his time seeking exit. 7/9 update: Bentley greets and will not engage in play when solicited. He may seek attention from the handler but is mostly anxious and seeking exit. 7/10: Bentley greets politely, then roams around quietly.
07/03/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: intact male Age: reported 1y4m Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: minimal staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: nervous but sweet, seeks comfort in handler, scared of new surroundings Medication: N/A, preventatives given
07/12/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
SND, hx coughing. Move to isolation, start doxycycline 300 mg PO SID x10 days. 1088
Generated on Jul 13 2016 6:00PM
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