GOLIATH – A1120506
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My name is GOLIATH. My Animal ID # is A1120506.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/01/2017 from NY 11224, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
08/03/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Goliath A1120506 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. While he has been tolerant in some situations and his previous owner describes a curious and friendly dog, Goliath has been uncomfortable with certain types of interactions (see SAFER handling notes) and has shown a fairly low threshold for arousal at times.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/01/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.8 LBS.
Date: 8/1/17 Canine DAPP Product Name:1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 8/15/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541372A Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 2/1/18 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 182849 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 8/1/18 Veterinarian: 1416 Pyrantel po MC Effipro HWT-Negative
08/01/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/01/17 15:00 Goliath’s family describes him as being an very outgoing dog. Because of his size and breed he can come off as intimidating, but he is just a curious and friendly dog. Goliath has no professional medical training but alerts the mother when her son is having a seizure. He is also known to do this with her granddaughter who also has a condition which results in seizures. He will alert the mother and then lay with the child to keep them grounded, and will lick their feet when they are coming out of the episode. He loves to play with kids but can become a little rough from excitement. He has no bite history with humans or animals. He has lived with a cat previously and was unbothered by her, never growled, snapped or barked at the cat. Goliath becomes nervous around loud noises such as thunder and fireworks. He likes to be in the same room and being comforted during this times. He is house trained with no reported accidents, he knows the commands sit, come, down, stay, high five and paw. He eats dry food and LOVES salmon and fruit as treats. He is very well behaved when left alone in the house and has been crate trained, but should not be in the crate during storms as he panics and can injur himself. He has noguarding behavior with food or treats, loves warm baths and massages. He enjoys being groomed but does not allow for nail clipping by pulling his paw out of their hand and walking away. When strangers approach his house he will bark to alert the family, but wants to be pet once they are inside. His favorite activities are running around the yard and running on the beach. He destroys most of his toys but there are a few harder, bone chew toys that can withstand his playing. When home, he will follow you around and likes being in the same room as you. He walks well on the leash, sometimes pulling lightly, but will run when off the leash.
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08/03/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 8/1/17 Unaltered male, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Behavior toward strangers: friendly and outgoing Behavior toward children: Friendly but can be a bit rough from excitement Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Tolerate and unbothered Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/3/17 Look:2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. 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:5. Dog becomes easily aroused, growls and bark at the assessor with tense body posture. Toy: 4. Dog becomes stiff with whale eyes. Summary: Goliath approach with a wagging tail but can be very mouthy when he is excited or aroused. PLAYGROUP: Goliath’s owner did not give us sufficient information about his past behavior around other dogs. When off leash at the Care Center, Goliath initially approaches the gate with soft body, but tenses up, and hard barks towards the novel female. He is muzzle as a precaution. When the gate is opened, Goliath displays a high vibrating tail, and attempts to mount the greeter. The greeter inappropriately reacts (Pins him down, and growls) towards his posture, and they are separated. The session is ended. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 8/1/17: Unknown MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/1/17: During his medical examination, Goliath was very hyper but good, he tolerant for all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owner reports a high activity level, which matches what we have seen in the care center. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner- Due to noted concerns displayed in the shelter environment, the behavior department recommends Goliath 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 Goliath to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Goliath to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Goliath presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition- While he applies moderate pressure, Goliath was mouthy throughout the assessment and is quick to put his teeth on skin. 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 Goliath puts teeth on skin. He should be rewarded with attention and treats when he stops and/or when he is seeking attention in alternate ways.
08/02/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Goliath’s owner did not give us sufficient information about his past behavior around other dogs. 8/02: When off leash at the Care Center, Goliath initially approaches the gate with a soft body, but tenses up, and hard barks towards the novel female. He is muzzle as a precaution. When the gate is opened, Goliath displays a high vibrating tail, and attempts to mount the greeter. The greeter inappropriately reacts (Pins him down, and growls) towards his posture, and they are separated. The session is ended.
08/01/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 4 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative scan History : owner surrender Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – very hyper but good for medical exam. Did alligator roll for blood draw. Tolerated vaccines well. Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 120 bpm R = panting, eupneic BCS: 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted, no URI signs Oral Exam: mild dental tartar, mm pink and moist PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Schedule for surgery Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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