CASANOVA – A1108776
Urgent - Staten Island
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CASANOVA – A1108776
NEUTERED MALE, CHOCOLATE / WHITE, DUTCH SHEPHERD / BULL TERRIER, 1 yr
RETURN – AVAILABLE, HOLD RELEASED Reason CHILDCONFL
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 04/23/2017, From NY 10304, DueOut Date 04/23/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: positive Sex: neutered Age ~ 1 year Mentation: wnl Eyes: wnl Ears: wnl Nose: wnl Teeth: wnl If abnormal BCS: Skin: wnl Hair Coat: wnl Declawed: no Any injuries: no Behavior: relaxed
Casanova is a 1 year old neutered male Pitbull mix that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Casanova for 2 days but had to surrender due to child conflict.
According to the owner, around strangers Casanova is friendly and playful. As per owner, he plays mouthy with adults. He has been around a 3 year old child in the owner’s home and the owner stated that his son would play rough with Casanova to the point where he would annoy Casanova and Casanova ended up air snapping yesterday at the son but did not bite the son. He has not been around other dogs while in the owners care but owner did have a cat in the home. When near the cat, Casanova would growl. Casanova does not have a bite history.
Casanova is not bothered by having his food, treats or toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, being held/restrained, and being disturbed while sleeping. Owner did not try to bathe him, brush his coat or trim his nails so behavior is unknown. Owner also did not have any guests over while he had Casanova so behavior is unknown when strangers approach the home.
For a New Family to Know:
Casanova is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable. He has a very high activity level and likes to play with stuffed animals. In the home, Casanova liked to follow the owner around from room to room. He was fed dry food only brand science diet. Casanova was kept mostly indoors and owner stated that he is partially house trained. He has several accidents in the home where he both urinated and defecated but owner stated that they were working on a schedule with Casanova. While in the owners care, he was never left alone in the home or yard so behavior is unknown. Casanova was crate trained and spent several hours in the crate without any issues. He knows the cues sit and paw. For exercise, owner took Casanova for brisk walks on the leash. When on the leash, Casanova tends to pull very hard. Owner did not try walking him off leash.
Behavior during intake: Casanova has a soft and relaxed body during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a mc, collar and take a picture without any issues.
NEUTERED MALE, CHOCOLATE / WHITE, DUTCH SHEPHERD / PIT BULL TER, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 04/13/2017, From NY 10310, DueOut Date 04/16/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Approx 1 year old Microchip scan negative History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – friendly Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: minimal dental calc PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 descended testicles MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, approx 2 mm area of alopecia and erythema above right eye CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment area of alopecia/erythema- R/O abrasion vs allergy vs mites vs other Plan monitor skin Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
KNOWN HISTORY: No profile
Date of intake 4/13/2017
Unaltered male, stray
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans in and accepts the touch, his ears are back, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game, settles at end
Squeeze 1 / 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral.
Summary: Casanova displayed no concerning behavior during his assessment.
During his initial medical exam, Casanova allowed all handling.
We have no history on Casanova so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. Casanova is a young, enthusiastic, social dog. He will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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