BOZEMAN – A1109030
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BOZEMAN – A1109030
**SAFER : AVERAGE HOME**
NEUTERED MALE, TAN / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 5 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 04/16/2017, From NY 10475, DueOut Date 04/19/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Intact male Estimated age: 5 years Microchip noted on Intake? Negative Stray dog. Emanciated male intact dog. Food motivated. Growls when is restrained by the neck. Objective T = Not taken P = 80 bpm R = 32 bpm BCS 2/9 5 % dehydrated. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Moderate tartar, Moderate gingivitis. PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Intact male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, Scars on the hip and several parts of the body. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed. Assessment BCS 2/9 Dehydrated Dental tartar gingivitis Plan Feed 3 times a day Give 400 ml LRS sq SID for 3 days. Microchipped Advantage Dental prophylaxis in the future. Prognosis: Fair Temporary waiver due to emanciation.
KNOWN HISTORY: None
Intact Male, Stray
Other notes: Upon intake Bozeman was calm and observing of his surroundings, he allowed all handling.
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Bozeman was friendly and social towards the assessor, he displayed no concern.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bozeman displays soft and social body language with male and female dogs. He may attempt to mount the other dogs, but responds well to handler interruption. Bozeman was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Bozeman be placed with resident dogs that match his calm sociability and are tolerant of mounting behavior.
4/18: Bozeman displays soft body language when greeting a novel female dog. He is sexually motivated, persistently licking her genital area and attempting to mount. He responds to handler interruptions and explores the pen.
4/20-4/21: Bozeman displays soft body language when greeting a novel male dog. He slowly attempts to mount him, only responding to handler interruptions momentarily before attempting to mount again.
4/22- 4/23: Bozeman attempts to mount male and female dogs, but responds well to handler interruptions and explores the pen.
During his medical examination, Bozeman was food motivated and also growls when restrained by the neck.
We have no history on Bozeman so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who 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: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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