BROOKLYN – A1102580
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My name is BROOKLYN. My Animal ID # is A1102580.
I am a neutered male tan and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/31/2017 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/31/2017 Exam Type BEHAVIORPART2 – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 78.0 LBS.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner: While Brooklyn’s previous owner describes an affectionate, playful dog, he is not thriving in the shelter environment and has had a hard time with handling in the care center. He has displayed defensive behavior in snapping and lunging. We feel that placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification guidance in a stable home environment will best set Brooklyn up for success in a future adoptive home. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training methods as more aversive techniques will likely increase fear and increase the risk of aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Brooklyn has been observed to display fearful behavior during his stay at our care centers, avoiding interaction, growling, snapping, and lunging. We cannot be certain if any other behavior is suppressed as a result of his environment. A period of decompression is advised before introduction or exposure to new and unfamiliar situations. Force-free, reward based training is advised.
01/31/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/31/17 13:49 Basic Information Brooklyn is a 7 year old neutered American Pit Bull Terrier. Owner is surrendering him because his wife is having a new baby and does not want the dog in the home anymore. Owner adopted him from a friend when he was 2 months old. Owner stated Brooklyn suffers from ear mites and is allergic to yeast. Owner stated he last took Brooklyn to a vet six months ago. Brooklyn is friendly around strangers. He lived with kid’s ages 1 and 3 and he has spent time with kids of all ages. He is playful with the kids and plays in a gentle manner with kids and adults. He has never lived or spent time with cats, dogs, or any other kind of animal. He has never bitten a person or animal. Behavior Owner stated he has no behavior issues and is not bothered by loud or sudden noises. Brooklyn does not guard food, treats of any kind, or toys. He tolerates all handling except bath time. He will growl, bark, and may bite during bath time. He will bark if someone knocks on the door but is not bothered if someone unfamiliar approaches his owner. For a New Family to Know Brooklyn is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Owner stated Brooklyn will tap on his food and water bowl when he is hungry. He will follow his owner around when home. He likes to play with rope style toys. He likes to play fetch and tug. He was kept indoors only and slept anywhere in the house. He was fed Rachel Ray Salmon wet and dry dog food. Owner gave him a large feeding twice a day. His favorite treats are boiled chicken and pork chop bones. He is house-trained and will potty anywhere outside. He is well behaved when left home alone. He has never been left alone in a yard. He does not do well in a crate. He will try to get out for as long as he is inside the crate. He knows commands, sit, stay, come, and give paw. For exercise owner takes him on brisk walks. He does not pull and when walked off the leash he stays by your side. Behavior during Intake Brooklyn tolerated me petting him. He gave me a side eye so I avoided too much handling. No great signs of aggression were displayed.
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01/31/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 1/31/17 Neutered, Owner Surrender (In previous home for seven years) Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages one and three) Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Gently playful Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Brooklyn is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Other notes: Will bark, growl, and may bite when giving him a bath. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Summary: Brooklyn is difficult to remove from the kennel, lunging at the handler and snapping at the leash. He displays defensive behavior and postures to lunge toward the handler outside of the kennel. He has also allowed minimal handling from his caretakers. Out of concern for his stress levels and his response to restraint, we feel Brooklyn is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see his owner surrender profile for a full summary of his behavior in his previous home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/31/17 During his initial medical exam, Brooklyn growled and barked. ENERGY LEVEL: Brooklyn’s previous owner describes his activity level as moderate. In the care center, Brooklyn has been fearful and shut down so his activity level cannot be properly assessed.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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01/31/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scanned neg neutered male 7 years old s/o: initially well behaved, but became sacred when he saw muzzle–began growling and barking perioocular dermatitis, patches of similar derm on legs severe malasezzia otitis, chronic began bleeding from pustule on chin during exam heart and lungs wnl a; malasezzia dermatitis/otitis P: applied otitbiotic AU–treatment will be challenging oral ketoconazole medicated baths needed prognosis good with proper care
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on Feb 2 2017 6:00PM
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