HANK – A1106247
Safe - 3-24-2017 Brooklyn
My name is HANK. My Animal ID # is A1106247.
I am a neutered male black and white pit bull. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/15/2017 from NY 11691, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
03/21/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Hank A1106247 is at risk due to CIRDC diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/21/2017 Exam Type BS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 53.4 LBS.
03/21/17 Check for CIRDC. S/O: BARH. Eating/drinking well. EENT: Mild mucoid nasal discharge, sneezing. H/L: Lungs clear. No coughing during exam but reported by staff. A: CIRDC. P: Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 2.5 PO q 24 hours x 14 days. Excellent prognosis.
03/15/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/15/17 15:57 Stray, no profile. Finder said Hank is dog aggressive.
A volunteer writes: If Hank isn’t in his kennel when you ask to meet him, he’s likely in the yard soaking up sun and acting like the Brooklyn Care Center supervisor. You see, Hank’s favorite pastime is laying on the playground equipment watching the goings on of the shelter. The equipment gives him a higher platform and a sort of eagle eyed advantage into seeing what’s happening, not to mention it’s warmer up there. As people walk by, he sits up, ears back, carefully observing, making sure everyone is on the up and up until they’re out of his peripheral and he can lay back down again. Occasionally, he’ll join me on the bench and with his calm demeanor, he makes an excellent cuddle buddy. He loves back scratches, and being spoken to and responds happily to the smallest attentions. Hank seems housetrained and knows the commands “sit” and “give paw” and will eagerly do both for a treat. Hank is such a character it’s hard not to fall in love with him. Ask to meet him today and you’ll see just what I mean!
03/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 3/15/17 Neutered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/16/17 Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1:2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Summary: Hank was friendly and social towards the assessor, he displayed no concerns. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Hank displayed a soft body when interacting with a female, and was slightly sexually motivated but did not attempt to mount her. When introduced to a male at the gate, he immediately becomes reactive (hard barking, lunging and muzzle punching). A muzzle is placed on him and he displayed an uncomfortable body (Stiff) and offer low growls. Although Hank was brought in as a stray, the surrender mention Hank would lunge and attempt to bite other dogs in the street. Due to the reactive displayed towards male dogs while here at the Care Center, the Behavior Department recommends that Hank be placed in a home with only female dogs that will tolerate his sexual motivated behavior. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/15/17 During his medical examination, Hank was very friendly and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Hank displays a high activity level in the care center. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience) x_Recommend no dog parks: Due to Hank’s reactivity towards male dogs (See Playgroup notes) we recommend he does not attend dog parks.
03/16/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Hank displayed a soft body when interacting with a female, and was slightly sexually motivated but did not attempt to mount her. When introduced to a male at the gate, he immediately becomes reactive (hard barking, lunging and muzzle punching). A muzzle is placed on him and he displayed an uncomfortable body posture (Stiff) and offer low growls. Although Hank was brought in as a stray, the surrender mention Hank would lunge and attempt to bite other dogs in the street. Due to the reactive displayed towards male dogs while here at the Care Center, the Behavior Department recommends that Hank be placed in a home with only female dogs that will tolerate his sexual motivated behavior. Introductions should be done slowly and under supervision 3/16: Hank greets, a novel female, at the gate with a soft body. He is slightly sexually motivated, but does not attempt to mount. He responds well to handler interruptions and offers a few bounces. 3/17: Today Hank became reactive (barking, lunging, muzzle punching the gate) when greeting a novel male dog. He was let into the pen after being muzzle, and he displayed a stiff body, and offer low growls before being separated. 3/18 – 3/19: Hank participates in cooperative play; bouncy with a novel female in attempts to mount her. When the female begins to explore her surroundings, Hank mounts her but will cease the behavior when interrupted by handlers.
03/15/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
03/15/17 History – Stray dog, no medical concerns known. Microchip scan neg. Subjective Observed Behavior – Very friendly, playful, allows all handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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