BRUCE – A1082686
Gone - 8-7-2016 Manhattan
My name is BRUCE. My Animal ID # is A1082686.
I am a male white and brown am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
**DOH HOLD – B**
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/25/2016 from NY 10466, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/26/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 79.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/26/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
Seems tense. Gives whale eye.
07/29/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Bruce may be feeling a bit scared right now, yet he’s so amazingly gorgeous that my first thought upon finding him curled up in his kennel wasn’t pity but hubba hubba hubba! A blue-eyed beauty with the physique of a doggie supermodel, watching him unfurl from his bed and stroll out to the street is like watching poetry in motion. He’s clearly very house-trained, peeing a veritable river as soon as we step outside. To go from the quiet comforts of his familiar home to a solo kennel in a noisy Care Center has Bruce questioning everything he thought was safe in the world, and loud noises and sudden movements do tend to spook him at the moment. Even something as unthreatening as a tiny terrier barking nearby brings a worried look to his handsome face and a hustle to his step, but when I take my time to stop, crouch down by his side and gently pet him, I’m rewarded with some surprise chin kisses–how sweet! Bruce enjoys a few soft caresses and sweet nothings whispered in his ear, then we’re up and off again to explore the neighborhood as he greets other dogs with calm good manners, and passes strangers of all kinds with ease. When we return, he’s quick to hop back in his kennel and cool off with a well-earned water break, but as I close the door, there’s a big difference from the timid Bruce I met 20 minutes earlier. He’s no longer hugging the back wall but sitting right at the front of his den in hopes I’ll take him out again! It’s amazing how far a little kindness can go, and all Bruce really wants is a forever friend to stand by his side, show him the world and keep him safe from harm. Clearly he thinks I might be the one but sadly, I know I’m not. His special someone is still out there, perhaps reading this right now. Look into those pleading blue eyes and search your heart…are you the one Bruce is waiting for?
07/28/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bruce is fearful of the shelter environment he walks with a low and fearful body language. He was stiff and did not show social behavior during the assessment. Bruce was fearful and repeatedly attempted to get away from the handler he wrinkles his muzzle to expose his front teeth. The behavior team decided to skip the handling part of the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources Bruce was not interested in toys. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog, or exits. Helper: A1005266
07/28/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
7/28: When off leash with other dogs, Bruce approaches and greets and appears highly aroused in his behaviors- he displays sexually motivated behavior at this time, and attempts to mount the female greeter. It can be taken into consideration that Bruce is currently unaltered. Bruce came to us as an owner surrender, however no detail was left in regards to Bruce’s history around other dogs. The behavior department feels that Bruce would benefit from having time to acclimate and become comfortable in a new home outside the care center as the only resident dog.
07/26/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Intact male Scan negative for a microchip 4 years old according to the owner Eyes are clear Nose= No discharge Ears are clean Teeth intact and off white Coat is clean Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D NOSF Was growling and when attemptingput him on the scale he would very jumpy and go all over the place. Also, very nervous, stressed, and scared
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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