BLOO – A1115557
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My name is BLOO. My Animal ID # is A1115557.
I am a neutered male gray neapolitan mast mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/19/2017 from NY 10314, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
06/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Bloo A1115557 is at-risk for New Hope Only behavior. Bloo has displayed conflicting and inconsistent behavior in-shelter, at times soliciting attention from handlers and then becoming uncomfortable and escalating to snapping.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/20/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 107.0 LBS.
Date: 06/20/17 Canine DAPP Product Name:Nobivac 1 DAPP2 Serial Number: 02121713B Location of Vaccination:RFL Revaccination Date:07/04/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541371C Location of Vaccination:intranasal Revaccination Date: 12/20/17 Rabies Product Name:Nibivac 1- Rabies Serial Number 188844 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:06/20/18 Veterinarian:1404 ——————————
06/18/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/18/17 13:50 Basic Information: Bloo is a 5 year old neutered male that has no previous or currently medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Bloo since he was 2 weeks old but had to surrender due to new baby. Socialization: According to the owner, Bloo was never properly socialized and when around strangers, he will go by how the owner is feeling and will either bark or stay calm. Once comfortable, he is mellow and will allow for the person to pet him and interact with him without any issues. He has not been around children or cats so behavior is unknown. Owner did not have any dogs in the home but stated that he would frequently go to his neighbor’s house who had 3 dogs ranging from small to large (both male and female) and stated that Bloo was always playful and affectionate with them. Bloo does not have a bite history. Behavior: Bloo is not bothered by having his toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, being held/restrained, being disturbed while sleeping, being given a bath, having his coat brushed, or having his nails trimmed. Owner stated that when he tried to take away Bloo’s food 2x previously, he growled. When unfamiliar people would approach owner’s home or yard, Bloo would bark. For a New Family to Know: Bloo is described as friendly, affectionate with the owner, and mellow. He has a medium activity level and liked to play with ropes and squeaky toys. In the home, he liked to stay in his favorite spot and lounge around. Owner fed Bloo dry food only brand Pedigree. Bloo was kept mostly indoors and is house trained. When he was left alone in the home or yard, he was always well behaved. Owner has taken Bloo to a boarding facility several times in the past and stated that at first Bloo is nervous and will bark or growl but once comfortable, he does well in a crate/cage. Bloo knows the cues sit, come, stay, and down. For exercise, he was taken on brisk walks on the leash or be let out in the yard to play. When on the leash, Bloo will pull lightly at first but when owner would tell him to stop, he would listen. Owner has never tried to walk Bloo off leash so behavior is unknown.
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06/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 06/19/17 Neutered, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Undersocialized; bark/calm Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Playful, affectionate Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Growls over food Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate with the owner, and mellow Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 06/25/17 Summary: Out of concern for his stress levels and his response to restraint, we feel Bloo is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of his behavior in his previous home. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bloo displays soft and social body language with male and female dogs. According to Bloo’s previous guardian, Bloo would frequently go to his neighbor’s house that had 3 dogs ranging from small to large (both male and female) and stated that Bloo was always playful and affectionate with them. The Behavior Department recommends that Bloo be placed with resident dogs that match his calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 06/20/17 During his initial medical examination, Bloo was barking and growling though tolerated handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Bloo will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment in addition to behavior in shelter, we recommend Bloo 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 Bloo to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Bloo to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Bloo presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Bloo has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times, especially when a person is reaching over him. It is important to always go slow and give Bloo the option to walk away from any social interaction. Bloo should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Bloo’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Bloo may do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to his new surroundings. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Bloo has snapped during his stay in our care centers when uncomfortable; guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Bloo to new and unfamiliar situations
06/21/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bloo displays soft and social body language with male and female dogs. According to Bloo’s previous guardian, Bloo would frequently go to his neighbor’s house that had 3 dogs ranging from small to large (both male and female) and stated that Bloo was always playful and affectionate with them. The Behavior Department recommends that Bloo be placed with resident dogs that match his calm sociability. 6/21: Bloo displays soft body language when greeting a novel female dog. He displays loose and wiggly body language as he socializes with the other dog. 6/22: Bloo displays the same behavior with a novel male dog. 6/23-25: Bloo displays soft and social body language in a group of calm male and female dogs.
06/20/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 7 years Microchip noted on Intake? n History : unkown Subjective: patient is BAR, ate and drank well. Observed Behavior – patient allowed handling however, needed a muzzle due to growling and barking. Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 114 R = 32 BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: unable to observe/examine PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: no testicles palpable MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment – nsf Plan – monitor Prognosis: good SURGERY:
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