CAL – A1081732
Safe - 8-10-2016 Manhattan
My name is CAL. My Animal ID # is A1081732.
I am a male br brindle and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/28/2016 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/07/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.0 LBS.
appear to be eating
07/28/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
7/28/16 15:14 Basic information: Cal is a roughly 1yr. old Am Pit Bull mix. The Owner got her from a friend as a gift; he has owned Cal for over a year. The owner surrendered Cal because the owner no longer has time to care for him. Cal has never been taken to a vet. Socialization: Around strangers Cal is friendly playful. Cal has not lived with children but he is relaxed and playful around children and adults he does not know. He has never been around other dogs or cat’s so the owner has no Idea how Cal would behave around them. Cal has never bitten anyone. Behavior: The owner stats that Cal is not bothered when some moves his food or treats while he is eating, when someone takes his toys away or when someone disturbs him while sleeping. Cal likes to be brushed and given bathes but has never had his nails trimmed. When an unfamiliar person or animal approaches a family member or his home he approaches them in a friendly manor. The owner does not know how Cal is around loud noises such as storms or fireworks. For a new family to know: The owner describes Cal as friendly, affectionate and playful with a high activity level. His favorite activity is to play fetch with his owner. In the home Cal tends to follow the owner around the house and is kept mainly indoors. Cal sleeps in the floor of the bedroom on a blanket. Cal was fed professional + dry dog food twice times a day. He is house trained and has never had an accident in the home, when outside he goes to the bathroom on or around trees and grass. Cal knows the commands “sit “and “down”. For exercise Cal is used to brisk walks on the leash and twice a day and does not pull on the leash. Behavior during intake: Cal was relaxed with lose body. He allowed us to, scan (+), collared, pictured and placed in a dog kennel.
08/06/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: From his one Groucho Marx eyebrow to his speckled nose and sweetly wagging tail, I fell in love with Cal during our time together. He didn’t mind walking in the rain, wasn’t interested in a raincoat I offered, and went potty the moment we were outside confirming his housetraining skills as advised by his former owner. He’s absolutely stunning, his brindle coat shines with good care, his weight is perfect for his size, and when you ask Cal what his favorite thing to do is he’ll tell you it’s cuddling! He leans right in, gives kisses and is as soft and tender as can be. Surrendered by his person due to “no time”, we’re told he’s friendly and playful, is relaxed with children, doesn’t guard his stuff, likes to be brushed and given baths, loves to play fetch, is housetrained when walked at least 2x a day, and knows ‘sit’ and ‘down’. Cal showed me his ‘sit’, and after deciding my treats were OK took them super gently. When a staff person came over to say hello he greeted her with a softly wagging tail and then came back to me for another quick safety cuddle. He’s an awesomely soft and sweet boy who told me he’d love a lifelong cuddle partner who likes to play fetch, go on nice walks, and is ready to make a commitment. Ask to meet Cal today. Another volunteer writes: Reading the comments by volunteers on Cal’s walking log reveals an amazing dog who is so very loved. It’s easy to see why when you meet him. He’s quiet, calm, probably housetrained, great on leash, gave two staff members whom he just met stand up hugs and a kiss, and is the easiest, gentlest dog I’d spent time with all day. He’s gorgeously groomed, his weight is perfect, he’s easy peasy, and happy to give me lots of kisses as we settled on a park bench to watch the world go by. He notices but doesn’t pull towards other dogs – he’s perfection with four legs and a brindle coat. Surrendered by his person who no longer had time to care for him, that person’s loss could be your gain if you come meet him today. He’s so awesome, a dog I would make mine if I could. All the volunteers who noted “GREAT DOG” can’t be wrong…..
07/31/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Cal came into our center as an owner surrender on 7/28/2016. It is reported he is relaxed and playful around children and adults he meets. Behavior around cats is unknown. He is reportedly not bothered if anyone touches his Food, Toys, Treats, housetrained to go around trees or grass. Cal was relaxed with loose body during intake, allowed all handling. He walked well on leash during his relief walk. Cal was wiggly upon positioning for Look item, shoulder rubbing, rubbing his back end against assessor’s legs. Once positioned, he held gaze for three full seconds. Cal stood still during Sensitivity item, whining, fast wagging tail. He crouched on second pass of Tag game, appeared anxious and cringed during last pass as if he were about to be struck. At end of game Cal was hesitant to approach, sitting next to assistant, but eventually approached assessor with gentle coaxing. He moved his body away during paw Squeeze attempt, so remaining item was conducted using Flank. Cal whined during both Flank squeezes, but allowed it. He showed minimal interest in Toy, though this may be due to environment as owner reports he loves to play fetch. While off leash with a female dog, Cal engages initially in gentle play. He offers playbows to solicit play. He and the other dog eventually begin to engage in mouthy play. The Behavior Team feels Cal would do best with an Experienced adopter. He may benefit initially from a slow approach/slow introduction so Cal can warm up at his own pace. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 2. Dog accepts touch, whines, fast wagging tail Tag 3 . Dog crouches on second pass, cringes on last pass, does not approach assessor at first, but will with gentle coaxing. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves his legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw Flank squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog whines but allows it Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy Dog-dog: While off leash with a female dog, Cal engages initially in gentle play. He offers playbows to solicit play. He and the other dog eventually begin to engage in mouthy play.
07/30/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Cal engages initially in gentle play. He offers playbows to solicit play. He and the other dog eventually begin to engage in mouthy play as he becomes more comfortable. The behavior department feels that a home with another social dog could be considered pending slow, proper introductions. Cal’s former owner cites that he has never been around other dogs in the past, so it’s unknown how his behavior around dogs will translate outside the care center.
07/28/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: positive 981020017347750 Sex: male Age 1 year Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: clear Teeth: no staining If abnormal BCS: 3 Skin: WNL Hair Coat: APH Declawed: No Any injuries: None present Behavior: both social and timid at times Medication: none NOSF
08/07/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
08/07/16 13:58 coughing softly, lethargic A: CIRDC P: move to iso, start doxycycline po SID x10D 08/06/16 18:43 no CIRDC signs, BAR, eating well continue to monitor on daily rounds
Generated on Aug 9 2016 6:00PM
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