CHARIZARD – A1111259
Gone - 5-13-2017 Brooklyn
My name is CHARIZARD. My Animal ID # is A1111259.
I am a male brown and white staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/07/2017 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Charizard A1111259 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/07/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.2 LBS.
Muzzle needed for exam. 05/07/17 12:32 Pyrantel given orally Flea treatment topically Microchip inserted Heart worm test negative. Canine DAPP Product Name: nobivac Serial Number: 02121711A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 05/21/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra Trac Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 11/07/17 Rabies Product Name: nobivac Serial Number 174726 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 05/07/18 Veterinarian: Dr 1067
05/07/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/07/17 10:38 Charizard was found inside the gated area of 1003 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11221. The neighbors and residents of the building have not seen Charizard before. He let the officers approach the gate and himself and he allowed handling by them. During intake, CHarizard allowed to be collared, scanned, walked out, and photographed. He became a bit tense and closed his mouth and his ears went up as he heard doors being closed and slammed.
05/10/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Charizard is stocky, oh-so-handsome, and oh-soo-sweet! He seemed momentarily unsure when we first met but instantly became sure we were meant to be friends when I gave him some treats (he later showed me he knows “sit”). He seems very housebroken, has engaged in chase play with other dogs in our playgroups, and absolutely loves tennis balls! Chasing after them is a perfect outlet for his energy, he drops them at my feet when he feels like it, and he’ll do a lingering play bow as he settles down to gnaw on them. He’s super waggy, loves butt scratches, and makes sweet eye contact. He could bring you a lot of joy…come catch him at Brooklyn ACC!
05/10/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 05/10/17 Intact male, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 05/10/17 Look: 5. Dog growls Toy: 1. No interest Summary: Charizard remained aloof throughout his time in the assessment room, when attempting to engage he became a bit tense and displayed appropriate warning signals (growl) to increase distance. Charizard is not an appropriate candidate for a handling assessment at this time. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Charizard solicits and engages in vocal, running/chase play with male and female dogs. His body language remains slightly tense throughout all interactions, indicating that he is not fully comfortable when playing. Charizard was brought in as a stray so his behavior around other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Charizard be placed with well-socialized resident dogs that engage in gentle play. All introductions should be conducted slowly and be under supervision. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 05/07/17 During his initial medical examination, Charizard was initially tense though tolerated handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Charizard so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the fear/avoidance behavior displayed in the care center, we feel that Charizard will be best set up to succeed through placement with a New Hope partner. We recommend only positive reinforcement-based, force-free training for Charizard as aversive methods are likely to heighten his fear and increase aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Charizard remains fearful in the care center and will at times, attempt to avoid interaction. When he is uncomfortable, he does seem to choose to avoid or retreat when given the opportunity, but if prevented from moving away there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear-based aggression. Charizard should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Charizard’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Charizard would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings.
05/08/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Charizard solicits and engages in vocal, running/chase play with male and female dogs. His body language remains slightly tense throughout all interactions, indicating that he is not fully comfortable when playing. Charizard was brought in as a stray so his behavior around other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Charizard be placed with well-socialized resident dogs that engage in gentle play. All introductions should be conducted slowly and be under supervision. 5/8: Charizard greets the female helper dog with a tense, but wiggly body. He appears to be very sexually motivated but does not attempt to mount. He solicits short bouts of running/chase play with bows and bounces. 5/9-5/10: In a group of playful male dogs, Charizard displays bouncy body language and engages in vocal running/chase play. He offers correction when a dog attempts to mount him and when the play involves body contact.
05/07/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Approx. 5 yrs. Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Found as stray Subjective: QAR on presentation. Observed Behavior – Allowed handling with tail wagging after positive coaxing, however, very cautious upon initial presentation. Tries to walk away, but will stand slightly tense and make eye contact. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective: T =Not performed P = PSS R = eupneic BCS = 5/9 EENT: Clean OU, no nasal discharge noted, Clean AU Oral Exam: Slab fracture of tooth 304. Moderate gingivitis. PLN: WNL H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic, PSS ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, Large scar over top of nose. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment: Approx. 5 yr old MI Pitt bull with a tooth fracture, gingivitis, and scar over nose. Plan: Ok for surgery Prognosis: Good SURGERY: Ok for surgery
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