BROADWAY – A1118097
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My name is BROADWAY. My Animal ID # is A1118097.
I am a male tan american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/07/2017 from NY 10455, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
08/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Broadway A1118097 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination, including a bite history. He escalated quickly to snapping during the handling assessment, targeting the assessor’s torso, and has a bite history from his previous home, biting a child once (possibly twice) and one may have been a bite-and-hold.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/07/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 61.4 LBS.
Date: 8/7/17 Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac 1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121715C Location of Vaccination: Right shoulder Revaccination Date: 8/21/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Nobivac IntraTrac3 Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: Intranasal Revaccination Date: 02/07/18 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1-Rabies Serial Number 170036 Location of Vaccination: Right hip Revaccination Date: 8/7/18 MC inserted Pyrantel 3.05 ml PO Paradefense for dogs lbs applied topically HW test – neg Veterinarian: 1088
08/07/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/07/17 15:35 Basic: Broadway is a 2 year old unaltered medium breed male dog. The owner has had Broadway since he was 6 months old. The owner is having to surrender because Broadway bit his daughter in May of 2017 and he cannot take another chance. Broadway is very uncomfortable when his tail is touched. Broadway was last at the vet early this year. Socialization: Around strangers, Broadway is described as extremely friendly. Broadway has lived with 12 and 15 year old boys and a 7 year old girl, he bit the girl and drew blood once and he did snap at her a time before the bite actually happened. Broadway is respectful of the children and plays somewhat rough with them. Broadway plays somewhat rough with adults as well. Broadway has lived with unaltered small breed dogs from 2-3mos old to 10 years old and he is respectful of them, he plays gently with the females and somewhat rough with the male. Broadway does not like cats, he chases them. Broadway has bitten the owner’s daughter in May of 2017 and he drew blood. Behavior: During storms or fireworks, Broadway is not bothered. Broadway is not bothered when his food is touched while he is eating, when his treats are taken from him, when he is pushed off of furmiture, or when a toy is taken from him. Broadway enjoys taking a bath and being brushed. When someone rings the doorbell, Broadway barks. When someone unfamiliar approaches Broadway and his owner on the street, he tries to make friends. For a New Family to Know: Broadway is described as affectionate and playful. Broadway has a moderate level of activity. The owner’s favorite thing about Broadway is that he knows how to smile. Broadway loves running in the park. When the owner is home, Broadway follows him around. Broadway plays with squeaky toys and bully sticks, he likes to also play fetch and tug. Broadway has been kept mostly indoors. Broadway is fed Purina dy food, 1 cup twice daily. Broadway likes to use the grass when he goes out. Broadway knows how to sit, come, and give paw. On the leash, Broadway pulls very lightly. Upon intake, Broadway had a loose body and was soliciting attention. Broadway was giving pawand sitting when asked and trying to engage in play. Broadway was collared by the owner. Broadway allowed having his picture be taken.
08/09/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for BROADWAY A1118097 KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 8/7/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender (In previous home for one and a half years) Previously lived with: Adults, children (ages seven, twelve, and fifteen), and a small dog Behavior toward strangers: Extremely friendly Behavior toward children: Respectful Behavior toward dogs: Respectful, plays with them somewhat roughly Behavior toward cats: Does not like them, will chase them Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, Broadway bit the seven-year-old child at least once. Circumstances of the bite are unknown. Skin was broken but no medical treatment was sought. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Broadway is described as affectionate and playful with a moderate level of activity. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/9/17 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 closed. Tag: 5. Dog becomes quickly over aroused, jumps up and snaps at Assessor. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Broadway became quickly over aroused during tag, jumps up on the assessor, and snapped twice, targeting the assessor’s torso. The rest of the handling portions of the assessment were not conducted. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 8/8: When introduced off leash to a female dog, Broadway approaches and greets politely by sniffing and offering a brief wag. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Broadway had a loose body and was soliciting attentions. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/7/17 During his initial medical exam, Broadway had a soft body and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Broadway’s previous owner described him as having a moderate level of activity. He may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. He will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help him to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to Broadway’s bite history to a child, as well as how quickly he becomes over aroused, we recommend an adult only home _X_No cats _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Broadway became quickly over aroused during his assessment, snapping at the assessor. He also has a bite history to a child; exact circumstances of the bite(s) are not known. The behavior department feels that Broadway’s low threshold for aggression and rapid escalation poses a potential safety risk unless appropriately managed and modified. Potential challenges: _X_Social hyper-arousal: Broadway has displayed low threshold for arousal, rapidly escalating and quickly tipping over to aggression, snapping at the assessor when stimulated during tag. Immediate intervention and consultation with a qualified veterinary behaviorist/professional trainer is strongly recommended to aid in addressing this issue to prevent further behavioral concerns that may appear in the future if not treated right away. We recommend only force-free, reward based training when introducing or exposing Tetris to new and unfamiliar situations. _X_ Handling/touch sensitivity: Broadway’s previous owner stated that he is uncomfortable when his tail is touched. It is important to avoid touching Broadway’s tail at this time and to be cautious him in other areas as we do not know where he may have other sensitivities. Positive reinforcement, reward based training should be used to pair touch with good things such as food rewards in order to teach Dog to be more comfortable with this. _X_ Multiple bite history/risk of future aggression: While often social and interactive, Broadway has been noted to escalate quickly and with little warning.
08/08/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
8/8: When introduced off leash to a female dog, Broadway approaches and greets politely by sniffing and offering a brief wag.
08/07/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported to be 2 years old – exam is consistent with this Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned neg on intake History : Surrendered. No health hx reported. Subjective: Quiet, soft body, allows all handling. Gives paw when requested. Objective BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9 EENT: Mild brown debris AU. Eyes clear, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Male intact, testicles S/S MSI: Tail is docked or short – about 10-15 cm long. The distal 10 cm is very thin and curled abnormally. Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted. Some areas of thin fur on the lateral hind legs, but no skin lesions on the lateral hind legs, or the ventral abdomen or medial hind legs. Thickened stifles bilaterally, no crepitus. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Normal externally. Assessment: 1. Likely otitis externa 2. Tail docking injury vs. congenital defect Plan: Cleaned ears and instilled Osurnia AU – repeat in 1 week Prognosis: Good SURGERY: Okay for surgery 1088
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