CODY – A1113263
Gone - 6-1-2017 Manhattan
My name is CODY. My Animal ID # is A1113263.
I am a male tan and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/26/2017 from NY 10025, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/31/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Cody A1113263 is at risk for behavior challenges seen in the care center. He has been mouthy, at times applying moderate pressure, and has shown a low threshold for arousal in the busy adoptions room.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/28/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 38.9 LBS.
Date: 05/28/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1 Rabies Serial Number#143933 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date: 05/28/18 Exp:09/19/17 Veterinarian : Dr. 0577
05/26/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/26/17 17:23 Basic Information: Cody is a 6 month old male American Pitbull Terrier that was found as a stray when he was just a few weeks old. Unfortunately the previous owner could not keep him due to personal issues. Socialzation: Around both strangers and children Cody is described as friendly, lovable, playful and somewhat rough. He has been around other Pitbulls, a few other small dogs and some cats and he is described as playful and rough with both animals. Behavior: When left alone at home for too long Cody will pee and poop indoors, he likes to go into the garbage and is described as a bit difficult to control. He isn’t bothered with loud noises or storms, enjoys bath time and being brushed, and when someone is attempting to take her toy, food or treats he is completely unbothered. Upon intake he allowed all handling, being collard, having his picture taken and had a healthy appetite for treats. For a New Family to Know: Cody is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, pushy, excitable and very independent. He has a high activity level, loves to watch dog shows on tv, likes to follow you around and be in the same room as you when home with you and enjoys playing with balls, squeak toys and chew bones. He adores a good game of tug or fetch, and enjoys chasing others around. He can sleep just about anywhere, eats 5 cups of Pedigree 2x a day and is mostly house trained. He does tend to destroy furniture or household items when he is home alone, know a few basic commands like sit, down, stay and come, and like to go on walks or runs on leashe at least 2x a day.
05/31/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Are you ready to par-tay? Cody is! Super energetic and puppy playful, Cody is excited to be outside for some playtime, a chance to go potty and explore our pen. Toys are terrific to toss around, and when a staff person is hosing down the adjoining pen, Cody is at the gate to play in some overflow water, and of course, to supervise the endeavor! He’s a gorgeous pup, slender in his light caramel color coat, his eyes bright and sparkly, his tail ever wagging. Surrendered to our care by the only person he’s ever known, we’re told that he’s friendly, loveable and somewhat rough with strangers and children, the same with other dogs (and has shown his exuberant style in playgroups), is mostly housetrained when walked regularly, likes to get into the garbage, enjoys baths and playing with toys. Cody needs some training in how to play without being mouthy, and other puppy basics. He’s friendly and high energy so an active home with lots of exercise and training will suit him perfectly. Not everyone is a puppy person as it takes time, effort, training and more effort to usher a lively puppy into rockstar adulthood. Cody is hoping to meet his person today.
05/29/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 5/26/17 Unaltered Male, Stray (With owner for six months) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, lovable, playful, and somewhat rough Behavior toward children: Friendly, lovable, playful, and somewhat rough Behavior toward dogs: Playful and rough Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Cody is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, pushy, excitable and very independent with a high activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/25/17 Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor, consistently rubs his shoulder on the Assessor, and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment. Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft, panting, may jump up between attempts to lick Assessor. Tag: 3. Dog jumps up hard, grabs leash, and mouths assessor. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand. Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy. Summary: Cody hard mouthed the assessor throughout his assessment and became quickly over aroused during tag. He displayed a very high amount of activity and movement. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 5/29: When introduced off leash to male and female dogs, Cody is exuberantly playful. Cody engages in bouncy, running play, and is highly tolerant of pushy, mouthier play styles. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/26/17 During his initial medical exam, Cody was social, active, and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owners describe Cody as a high-energy dog. In the care center he has been active and enthusiastic. He may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. He will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help him to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded.
ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owners describe Cody as a high-energy dog. In the care center he has been active and enthusiastic. He may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. He will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help him to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): Due to how quickly Cody becomes over aroused, and to the hard mouthing he displays, we recommend an adult only home. Potential challenges: _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control: It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended. _X_Social hyper-arousal: Cody has displayed a low threshold for arousal, rapidly escalating and quickly jumping up hard, biting the leash, and hard mouthing. He will need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach him to remain calm in the presence of activity, rewarding calm behavior with treats. People should behave in a calm manner around him while working on training. _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition: Cody was mouthy throughout the assessment and is quick to put his teeth on skin, applying pressure at times. This is likely an attention-seeking behavior, but it should be replaced with an alternative behavior as it can frighten people. We recommend never playing with bare hands – always with a toy – and ending play or attention whenever Cody puts teeth on skin. He should be rewarded with attention and treats when he stops and/or when she is seeking attention in alternate ways.
05/29/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Cody engages in exuberant play with other dogs in the care center. He at times continues to attempt play with dogs who are not comfortable. Based on observations, the behavior department recommends only placing Cody into a home with another dog that is comfortable with his play style, but will also offer correction and help teach him appropriate social skills. 5/29: When introduced off leash to male and female dogs, Cody is exuberantly playful. Cody engages in bouncy, running play, and is highly tolerant of pushy, mouthier play styles. 5/30-31: Cody engages in exuberant play. He is mouthy and engages in wrestling play. Cody at times continues to solicit from dogs who are not comfortable with his play style, despite receiving correction from those dogs.
05/28/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 8 – 12 mon Microchip noted on Intake? 981020021216795 History : stray Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – hyperactive and “mouthy” may jump and bite but not aggressive Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: nsf = Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: nsf PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: nsf = NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: nsf = Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact male, nsf MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted; mild dry seborrhea nosf CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment – apparently healthy Plan – no treatment at this time Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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