GOLIATH – A1097155
Safe - 11-27-2016 Manhattan
GOLIATH – A1097155
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
NEUTERED MALE, BR BRINDLE / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 1 yr, 6 mos
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 11/17/2016, From NY 10459, DueOut Date 11/20/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary 11/17/16 Sex: Male intact Scan: Negative Estimated age: 1-2 years based on overall build and dentition Fleas: No flea dirt. S: Nervous in cage, whining constantly when left alone. Allows all handling and exam. O: BAR-H, BCS 4.5/9, MMs pink and moist, CRT <2 sec EENT: Scarring AD pinna from previous aural hematoma. No discharge OU, AU, nose. Clean teeth. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical. A: Apparently healthy young adult male dog. Scarring in right ear pinna may predispose him to develop ear infections in this ear, so the ear should be monitored long-term. Short-term prognosis: Excellent P: Administered Activyl for dogs 22-44 lbs and pyrantel 2.2 ml PO during exam 1088
A volunteer writes: Hey, over here – it’s me, Goliath- I’d love to meet you, come on over, take me out, let’s go for a walk, let’s play, let’s have some treats, I’ll show you how nicely I sit…..and, I need to go potty….. And, so we met – I couldn’t refuse this adorably eloquent brindlicious boy. Goliath loves everybody! He wants to meet dogs we pass on the street, and in his first play group he romped with males and females, took correction if needed, and gave equal time to the humans with him. How democratic is he!? With a tail that never stops wagging, Goliath posed for some photos like a pro showing off his perfect sit – I wonder if he went to charm school to develop that perfect pose. He takes treats hungrily but is a bit thin in my opinion so that may be why. Goliath has a little ‘cauliflower’ ear from an early ear infection which has cleared – it simply adds to his charming good looks. Friendly, lively, affectionate, playful and ready to be the life of the party, Goliath is hoping you’ll stop by to meet him today.
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A
Other notes: Upon intake Goliath allowed all handling.
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/20/2016
Look: 1. Dog jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor
Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog pulls back paw quickly
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog sniffs, then turns away.
Summary: Goliath displayed no concerns during his behavior assessment.
11/18: When off leash with male and female dogs Goliath may attempt to mount, but he responds well to correction. He will briefly play when solicited then spends his time seeking attention from handlers.
11/19: Goliath, again, is a bit sexually motivated and will continue to attempt to mount once corrected. When more playful dogs enter the yard he will engage in a bit of play.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/17/16
During his intial medical exam Goliath allowed all handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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