DUKE – A1091080
Gone - 9-29-2016 Brooklyn
My name is DUKE. My Animal ID # is A1091080.
I am a male black am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/24/2016 from NY 11235, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/24/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 70.0 LBS.
Pyrantel — 7cc po Activyl — Topical
09/24/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/24/16 15:21 Duke is a black with a bit of white American Pit Bull that is possible 3 year old. The dog was left abondon in an apartment rental. Duke was very fearful with finder but slowly warmed up. He allowed to be leashed and brought to ACC. During intake Duke was nervous and tail tucked. He did not allow to be collard, he allow to be scanned and photographed.
No Web Memo
09/27/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Stray, Unaltered SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/27/16 Summary: Duke is not an appropriate candidate for SAFER at this time due to fear based aggression observed in shelter. PLAYGROUP: 9/27/16 The Enrichment Team was able to remove Duke from his kennel. He was not allowed off leash with the female greeter dog because the team was unable to place a collar on him. He was very nervous of the collar, displaying a tense face and lip licking. He is interested in the female dog and slowly approaches to greet her rear end, moving away when she turns to face him. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/24/16 During his initial medical exam Duke was not sociable, did not tolerate petting, and attempted to bite. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Placement __No young children (under 5) _X_No children (under 13) (See potential challenges) _X_Place with a New Hope partner (Duke has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake and is now shut down in shelter. Due to this behavior, Duke is not a candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home.) Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Duke has solely displayed fearful behavior in shelter, he displays no social behavior towards handlers and attempts to increase distance/avoid. Because he is so uncomfortable, Duke does not tolerate any form of human-touch and has attempted to bite upon direct contact.)
09/26/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Duke was brought in as a stray so his past behavior around other dogs is unknown. 9/26: After several attempts, the Enrichment Team was unable to safely remove Duke from his kennel to attend playgroup. 9/27: The Enrichment Team was able to remove Duke from his kennel. He was not allowed off leash with the female greeter dog because the team was unable to place a collar on him. He was very nervous of the collar, displaying a tense face and lip licking. He is interested in the female dog and slowly approaches to greet her rear end, moving away when she turns to face him.
09/24/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative Male, ~3yrs Very aggressive, no sociable, does not tolerates petting, attempt t bite EENT — WNL Skin/ coat – NOSF AMB x4 BARH
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