CONRAD – A1105683
Gone - 3-13-2017 Manhattan
My name is CONRAD. My Animal ID # is A1105683.
I am a neutered male tan and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/08/2017 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT.
03/12/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1105683 Conrad is At Risk for New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/08/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 55.0 LBS.
Date: 3/8/17 Canine DAPP Serial Number: 02121703A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 3/22/17 Canine Bordetella Serial Number: 00541367C Location of Vaccination: IN Rabies Serial Number: 120624 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date:3/8/18 Veterinarian:1027
03/08/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
Basic Info Conrad is a 2 year old neutered pit bull terrier that was a given to his previous owner as a gift and was raised since he was a pup. Unfortunately, due to living conditions, Conrad had to be surrendered. He is said to have no prior health issues or injuries. He hasn’t been seen by a vet since he was neutered at the age of 6 months. Socialization Around strangers, Conrad is fearful around strangers by lowering his body. He lived with a 4 year old and a 6 year old and played somewhat rough by jumping and knocking them down. He does not play with adults that he isn’t familiar with. He has never lived with a cat or dog. When he has interacted with dogs, he is said to be very scared. Behavior Conrad does poop and pee indoors. He destroys his toys. During storm/fireworks, he doesn’t react. He has never experienced anyone touching his food or his bowl to the owner’s prior knowledge. Conrad growls when his bones, toys or treats are touched. He isn’t bothered when told to get off the furniture and isn’t needed to be pushed off. He resists and moves frantically when you try to restrain him. If he was too be disturbed while sleeping or resting, he isn’t bothered. When given a bath, he has been restrained in the tub due to trying to escape. He snaps when his paws are touched and hasn’t had his nails trimmed. He has never been brushed. For A New Family to Know Owner described Conrad to be fearful towards new people by lowering his head but very playful when he gets to know you. He is said to have a high activity level. His favorite things to do are to destroy his toys and to tug on his rope toy. When at home, Conrad tends to sometimes follow you around the house. He likes squeaker and plush toys as well as balls. He has been kept mostly indoors and sleeps in the living room on the couch but does pee and chew on his dog bed. He eats Purina Dog Chow, 3 cups twice a day. He isn’t house trained and has daily accidents. When eliminating outside, he goes in the grass. When left alone in the house, Conrad goes potty if he hasn’t been walked prior. He has never been crated. He knows sit, down, shake and paw commands. For exercise, he was taken off leash in gated courtyard area and would come back to owner. On the leash, he does pull hard. Conrad has bitten twice before, see behavior memos. Intake Due to Conrad’s behavior upon intake, counselor’s couldn’t be handled.
No Web Memo
03/12/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 03/08/17 Neutered, Owner Surrender (In previous home for two years) Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages four and six) Behavior toward strangers: Fearful Behavior toward children: Roughly playful, would knock them over Behavior toward dogs: Scared Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Growls when his bones, toys, or treats are touched. Bite history: Yes, Conrad has bitten twice. Both bites occurred when outside with a friend of the owner and they resulted in broken skin. Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Conrad is described as fearful towards new people by lowering his head but very playful when he gets to know you with a high activity level. Other notes: Conrad will snap if his paws are touched. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/12/17 Summary: Conrad appears very fearful in the shelter environment, displaying a tucked tail and trembling body in the cage. While being walked, he has lunged at people passing by and he has allowed only minimal handling. Out of concern for his stress levels and due to safety concerns, we feel Conrad is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see his owner surrender profile for a full summary of his behavior in his previous home. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 3/9: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Conrad is cautious but approaches to sniff the female greeter dogs. He otherwise remains fearful in the yard and keeps to himself. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/8/17 During his initial medical exam, Conrad was active and barking. ENERGY LEVEL: Conrad’s previous owner reported that he had a high level of activity. He will need daily exercise in the form of physical activity and long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Conrad is currently with touch and novel stimuli, in addition to his multiple bite history and history of resource guarding, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment, as well as the leash reactivity displayed in the care center, the behavior department recommends Conrad be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Conrad to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Conrad to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Conrad presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding (Conrad’s previous owner notes that he may growl when his food bowl, bones, or treats are touched. We recommend that Conrad be left alone while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in his future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Conrad’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. He should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games.) _X_Handling/touch sensitivity (Conrad’s previous owner stated that he will snap if his paws are touched. It is important to always go slow and give Conrad the option to walk away from any social interaction. Conrad should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Conrad’s choice to approach a new person or thing.) _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression (Conrad has a multiple-bite history, so this is an established behavior that he offers when he feels threatened. Conrad needs careful behavior modification and management to prevent future
03/09/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
3/9: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Conrad is cautious but approaches to sniff the female greeter dogs. He otherwise remains fearful in the yard and keeps to himself.
03/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History : came in muzzled–o says protective of them. bahved fine durinf exam, muzzle not needed for interaction Subjective Observed Behavior – excitable, barking, wagging Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective BCS 5/9 scan positive 985112004755026 EENT: Eyes clear, ears red–applied otibiotic once, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: HM 1/6, musical ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment healthy Plan no treatment. monitor ears
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on Mar 12 2017 6:01PM
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