CLARK – A1106914
Safe - 3-29-2017 Brooklyn
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CLARK – A1106914
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
MALE, BR BRINDLE / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/23/2017, From NY 11417, DueOut Date 03/26/2017,
Medical Summary ;DVM Intake Exam Findings; History :Stray; Scan Negative; Subjective Observed Behavior – Seeks attention, very friendly; Objective ; BAR H; T = WNL P =100 R =panting BCS 5/9; EENT: OU clear, AU clean, no nasal discharge noted; Oral Exam: No dental tartar, all permanent teeth are present; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Intact male, MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: Not performed; Assessment; 1.- Apparently healthy; Medical Behavior Status: Very friendly; Medical Status: Healthy; Asilomar Status: 1; Plan; – Wt: 55 lb; – HWT snap test (negative); – Vaccines: DAPP SQ RFL; Bordetella IN; Rabies SQ RHL; – Dewormed; – Flea prevention treatment; – Microchip placed; Treatment/Recommendations-Good for adoption-Okay for elective surgery (Neuter)Prognosis: Good
RE EXAM: 03/28/17 Monitor for diarrhea. S/O: BARH. Active, eating well. No diarrhea in cage or reported today.; EENT: Mild serous nasal discharge.; H/L: Mild dry, hacking cough.; A: CIRDC.; P: Move to iso.; Swab taken for respiratory PCR testing.; Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 2.5 Po q 24 hours x 14 days.; Excellent prognosis.
KNOWN HISTORY: Limited profile
Intact Male, Stray (with finder for 5 days)
Previously lived with: 1 adult and another dog (found with another dog)
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and relaxed
Behavior toward children: Unknown
Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and affectionate with his housemate, played gently
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Clark is described as friendly and playful with a high activity level.
Other notes: Clark can jump very high (finder describes 6-foot jumps) and did well in a crate for a few hours. Clark barked when he needed to go out.
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/25/17
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity:1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins.
Squeeze 1:1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy 1: Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you.
Summary: Clark was very friendly and playful towards the assessor.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
Clark was surrender as a stray, so his past behavior with another dog is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Clark is sexually motivated, but does not mount the novel female. He explores his surroundings, checking in on the other dog from time to time.
3/24/17: During his medical examination, Clark was friendly, seeks attention and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Clark displays a very high activity level in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
Clark was surrender as a stray, so his past behavior with another dog is unknown.
3/25: When off leash at the Care Center, Clark is sexually motivated, but does not mount the novel female. He explores his surroundings, checking in on the other dog from time to time.
3/26: Clark was introduced to a neutered male today. He greeted with a low, wiggly body and then spent most of the time exploring the pen, occasionally checking in with the other dog.
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