BLITZ – A1125482
Safe - 10-4-2017 Brooklyn
BLITZ – A1125482
**A private donor has graciously offered $500 to the New Hope partner that pulls**
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
MALE, BR BRINDLE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 10 yrs
STRAY – STRAYAVAI, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 09/14/2017, From NY 11207, DueOut Date 09/17/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 8 years Microchip noted on Intake? no History : stray Subjective: BAR, hydrated Observed Behavior – very friendly, wiggly, allows exam and handling with minimal restraint.Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mild wear and staining on dentition PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male intact MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: in good health Plan: continue to monitor at BACC Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A volunteer writes: Who can turn the world on with his slighty-crooked, frosted-faced smile?! None other than Blitz…what a charmer!! He’s often snoozin’ in his cage (his hearing might not be what it used to!), but he is still full of spunk and ready to conquer the world. He is super friendly and reported to do well with strangers of all ages (in fact his finder got him from a group of children!). He seems housebroken, has been easy to walk on leash, and has been soft with other dogs in our playgroups. Treats might be his favorite thing in the whole world and he gets so excited about them that sometimes he forgets he knows tricks (he does “sit”, “paw”, and “down”…go Blitz!). He’s always wagging his tail and once he’s finished his exploring for the day he is happy to soak up lots of cuddling. He is beyond endearing and has “sidekick” written all over him…he would love to meet you at Brooklyn ACC!
PROFILE: 09/14/17 12:47
Blitz is an 8 year old brown brindle large dog who was brought to the ACC as a stray. The finder stated that He got the dog from some children who were going to let him loose in the street. Blitz has no known medical issues.
Finder stated that Blitz is friendly and outgoing around strangers. He has spent time around children and he is relaxed and playful. When playing with children and adults the finder stated that he is gentle. Finder stated that when Blitz is approached by another dog on the street he is nervous. It is unknown if blitz has ever spent time around cats.
Finder stated that when he had blitz in his home he was well behaved. He stated that during fireworks or loud noises he is nervous and panics. He isn’t bothered if someone was to touch his food treats or toys. He also isn’t bothered if he is restrained or disturbed while he sleeps. He will tolerate being bathed and brushed. If someone unfamiliar was to approach his house or family member he will bark.
Finder described Blitz as friendly affectionate and playful with a medium activity level. When in the home he will follow you around. Blitz eats dry food. He is very much house trained and never has accidents. When using the bathroom outside he will go on the grass or cement. When left alone in the house or the yard Blitz is well behaved. He knows how to sit, come, give paw and lay down. He is used to brisk walks on the leash and playing in the yard. When off the leash he will wander but comes back when called.
KNOWN HISTORY: Limited profile
Unaltered male, stray
Previously lived with: Unknown, Blitz has spent time around children.
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Relaxed
Behavior toward dogs: Appears shy.
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Client described Blitz as friendly affectionate and playful with a medium activity level.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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 closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Summary: During the handling assessment Blitz was social towards the assessor. He allowed all handling, and showed no concerning behavior.
PLAYGROUP: According to the finder, when Blitz is approached by another dog on the street he is nervous.
Summary: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Blitz greets the novel female with a soft body. He attempts to mount the female dog but listens to handler interruptions and continues exploring the pen.
According to the finder, when Blitz is approached by another dog on the street he is nervous.
9/15: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Blitz greets the novel female with a soft body. He attempts to mount the female dog but listens to handler interruptions and continues exploring the pen.
9/16 – 9/18: Blitz greeted a novel male dog with a soft body and attempts to mount several times but did not listen to handlers interruptions and had to be seperated.
During the initial examination Blitz was very friendly, wiggly, allows full exam, and handling with minimal restraint.
The client describes Blitz as a friendly, playful, dog. Blitz displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience
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