GEORGE – A1080904
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My name is GEORGE. My Animal ID # is A1080904.
I am a neutered male gray and brown pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 5 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/12/2016 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/28/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 39.2 LBS.
07/12/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/12/16 00:15 Came in scared and really did not want to walk
07/21/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Wiggle, wiggle, wiggle, wag, wag, wag. Little George is open for business! 1.5 year-old George, a Tootsie roll on four legs, is sweet, silly, and a tiny bit shy. On our first meeting George is initially nervous and reluctant to leave his kennel for our walk despite wag, wag, wagging throughout it all. But after a few kind words and a few delicious treats George is ready to go! Well, almost ready. The shelter’s halls prove a bit too scary and George initially “pancakes” himself on to the ground rather than walk. Fearful though he may seem, however, he continues to wag, wag, wag, and wiggle, wiggle, wiggle even at one point rolling over for a belly rub! I decide the most efficient way to get sweet George out and on to playing is to carry our Tootsie roll like the babe that he is. I scoop all 40 lbs of him into my arms and he gives my cheek a quick slurrrrp as thanks. Free in a pen George sheds every hesitation and relaxes into the true, young pup that he is. He savors every treat and sniffs every toy and flops over once more for a belly rub. For our return George is now emboldened and walks without worry back through the shelter’s doors. On approaching his kennel he has one moment of pause, looking up at me “It’s OK?” “It is,” I say rubbing his head, and he happily hops inside. Sweet, silly, and a tiny bit shy, George needs only the right hand to guide him and show him the ways of the world. Could that be you? George is waiting in adoptions at Manhattan’s ACC.
07/15/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
George came into the care center as a stray, so we cannot speak to his behavior in his previous home. He has been easy to handle since intake, though he frequently needs to be carried as he is nervous and will sometimes refuse to walk on leash. During his initial medical examination, after warming up to his handlers, he licked hands and would approach when called. George was social with the assessor, frequently approaching with a low body, but was soft and allowed all handling. He did not engage with the toy. Off-leash with other dogs, George shows a similar approach that he does with humans: initially low-bodied, giving calming signals, and after warming up he relaxes and begins to actively engage. George showed no behavioral concerns during his SAFER assessment, so we feel he is appropriate for an adopter with an average amount of experience. However, we recommend a slow approach for people and slow introductions to other dogs, all with lots of positive reinforcement, to help George gain confidence and trust. We advise that only reward-based training be used with George due to his timidity. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He 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. Follows at end of leash, body low, and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, George displays submissive behaviors, low to the ground, low fast wag, but very inerested in greeting. He engages in bouts of play, and mounts during.
07/13/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
George has been introduced to both male and female dogs in our care and has engaged in play with them; although typically mounting during play. The behavior team feels George may be placed with another playful, social dog. He arrived at the care center as a stray, so any in-home behaviors with other dogs are unknown. 7/13: When off leash with other dogs, George displays submissive behaviors, low to the ground, low fast wag, but very inerested in greeting. He engages in bouts of play, and mounts during. 7/14: George plays softly with male dogs. He mounts during, however corrects when mounted. 7/15 update: George is sexually motivated but may engage in some play when solicited. 7/16 update: George engages in play when solicited. He will mount both males and females. 7/17: George continues to engage in play when solicited. 7/18: George is mostly sexually motivated today and mount female dogs. 7/19: George solicits play and mounts in between. 7/20-21: George continues to display this behavior.
07/12/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Intact male Scan negative for a microchip About 1.5 years old Eyes are clear Nose= No discharge Ears are clean Teeth are white and intact Coat is clean Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of URI As of now no V/S/C/D NOSF Very nervous and has to be picked up at times. However, when he warms up to he willl lick the person’s hand and walk to that person as well.
07/25/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
07/25/16 15:27 adding tab for ocular discharge (ou milky) Reported to be coughing, sneezing and having a runny nose. On rounds, SND, doesn’t want to get up. Move to isolation, start doxycycline 200 mg PO SID x10 days. 1088
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