CHAGEE – A1107609
Gone - 4-19-2017 Staten Island
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My name is CHAGEE. My Animal ID # is A1107609.
I am a male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 11 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/01/2017 from NY 10305, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
04/17/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Chagee A1107609 is at risk due to behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/15/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.9 LBS.
weight: 37.9lbs Da2PP booster name: Nobivac RFL 02121703C
04/14/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/14/17 14:40 Basic Information: Chagee is an 11 year old male Pitbull mix that has no current or past medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Chagee for almost 11 years but had to give up due to Chagee biting the owner several times. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Chagee is friendly and playful. He has never been around children or other pets so behavior is unknown. Chagee does have a bite history and most recently bit the owner on 4/1/17 breaking skin. Behavior: Chagee is not bothered by fireworks or thunderstorms, having his food, treats or toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, being held/restrained, being disturbed while sleeping or if someone brushed his coat. When owner would try to bathe Chagee, he would be scared and growl. When owner would try to trim his nails, Chagee would bark, growl and try to bite. Owner stated when unfamiliar people would approach the home, Chagee will bark. For a New Family to Know: Chagee is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and independent. He has a high activity level and likes to play with all types of toys. In the home, he would follow the owner around from room to room. In the home, he was fed both wet and dry food brand Purina. Chagee was kept mostly indoors and is house trained. When he was left alone in the home, owner would keep doors closed and certain items blocked off as he would like to destroy household items such as toilet paper, paper towels, owners glasses, socks, slippers etc. When he was left alone in the yard, he was always well behaved. Chagee knows the cues sit, come, down, and stay. For exercise, Chagee was let out in the yard to play or taken on brisk walks on the leash. When on the leash, he does not pull. Owner has never tried to walk him off leash so behavior is unknown. Owner stated that Chagee is crate trained and would do well in one when left alone. When Chagee was put into a crate and unfamiliar people would come to the house, he would bark, growl and lunge at the cage.
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04/18/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for CHAGEE A1107609 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 4/1/17 Unaltered male, owner surrender (in his previous home since puppyhood) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, playful Behavior toward children/dogs/cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, Chagee has bitten three times. Bite #1 was to the male owner, involving the owner pulling a blanket away that Chagee was biting. Chagee growled and bit his cheek, leaving a bruise. This was a bite-and-retreat. Bite #2 (1.5 years ago) was also to the male owner, involving muzzling Chagee at the veterinarian’s office; Chagee growled, air snapped, and then bit the owner on the hand, leaving a puncture. This was a bite-and-hold. Bite #3 (day of intake) involved collaring Chagee in the car after a vet appointment, when the collar had fallen off. Chagee bit the hands of both male and female owner. These bites left puncture wounds and required a hospital visit. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Chagee is described as friendly, affectionate, playful and independent, with a high activity level. Other notes: Chagee is crate trained, but may growl and lunge if approached by strangers while in the crate. His previous owners had to manage the environment when Chagee was left alone as he would destroy household items (toilet paper, paper towels, owners glasses, socks, slippers, etc.). SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/18/17 Summary: Based upon Chagee’s known history and in-shelter behavior we do not feel that a handling assessment is appropriate at this time. His known history should be consulted for information on his aggression threshold. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: During his first few days in the care center, Chagee was timid and avoided interaction with his caretakers. Outside he was aloof, wandering the yard and appeared to be searching for an exit. After about a week he warmed up to his daily caretaker and began approaching and soliciting petting. He may mount, but responds well to correction. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/1/17: During his initial medical examination, Chagee was tense, ears flat, and tolerated only minimal handling. 4/4/17: During a veterinary examination several days later, Chagee was tolerant and allowed handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to Chagee’s bite history, we strongly recommend against a home with children. _X_Place with a New Hope partner Potential challenges: _X_Destructive behavior: Chagee is reported to show destructive behavior in the home, such as chewing on paper, glasses, and socks. His previous owners remedied this behavior with environmental management. We suggest that future homes provide Chagee with physical and mental stimulation and with a variety of appropriate and engaging chew toys so he can engage in necessary chewing behavior without damage to human objects. We also recommend continued environmental management to prevent Chagee from gaining access to inapprorpriate items. _X_Handling/touch sensitivity? _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression: Chagee has escalated to biting in multiple situations with his previous owners.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
4/2 Chagee is lying in his kennel, when I approached he did give a low growl but stopped once I got a leash on him. He calmly followed me outside into the yard. He did not approach too closely when off leash, only briefly he sniffed my hand and walked away. He mostly wandered the yard and searched for exits.
4/3 Less growling today, he appeared more scared and backed up when I went to leash him. Once he is leashed he walks out slowly and walks nicely towards the yard. He mostly just wanders the yard and allows me to pet him when he gets closer to me, he does not solicit attention.
4/5 Chagee is on and off with his kennel behaviors. Today he did growl a bit when I approached his kennel to put an ice block in but he stopped once he saw the treat. In the yard, he searches for an exit, approached me a few times but mostly wandered around. 4/6 Chagee was very sweet in his kennel today, he dropped his head when I went to leash him and he allowed. In the yard, he was a bit anxious, whining. He did approach me multiple times, soliciting petting, attempting to lick me and jumping up on my lap. Chagee has shown a different side to him today. Going back into his kennel, he walks right in with no issues.
4/9, 4/10 Chagee was very easy going in and out of the kennel. Outside in the yard he is very friendly, solicits petting and attention, gives kisses at times. Chagee does attempt to mount a few times but responds to all corrective tools (shake can, corrector, and water). He mostly explores the yard and greets new people politely.
04/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective Observed Behavior – tolerated handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: muzzled, limited oral exam 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, healthy hair coat, approx 2 cm cutaneous mass at ventral abdomen; erythema and papules/pustules seen in interdigital areas of front paws CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: 11 yo MI Pit Bull interdigitial dermatitis cutaneous mass- R/O benign vs malignant Plan increase cephalexin to 750 mg PO BID for a total of 2 weeks recommend FNA and cytology of mass
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