ORSON aka HEUVO – A1094518
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My name is ORSON. My Animal ID # is A1094518.
I am a male gray and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 10/23/2016 from NY 11417, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/24/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 51.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
PET PROFILE MEMO
No Pet Profile Memo
10/26/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Are you suffering from a case of ‘The Mondays’? Feeling lethargic, uninspired or just plain bored? Fear not, your dashing doggie Doctor is here, and he has the very prescription to cure those blues in an instant…a date with himself of course! Wave goodbye to bad vibes and haters and say hello to Orson: the silliest, friendliest, not-a-mean-bone-in-his-body-
10/28/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/25/16 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: 2. Follows at end of leash, body soft, ears back, mouth open and hump the assessor at the end of the game. He was a bit difficult to distract. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Orson showed a low threshold for what appears to be arousal/frustration and consistently tried to mount the Assessor and Assistant during and after Tag and was difficult to distract PLAYGROUP: 10/25: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Orson greets politely and engages in bouts of play with the female greeter dog. Only once does he make an attempt to mount. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 10/24/16 During his initial medical examination, Orson readily allows all handling without issue. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience Potential challenges: _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control (It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training is recommended.) 10/28 SHELTER BEHAVIOR UPDATE: On separate occasions involving different staff members it has been reported that when passed (without acknowledgement) Orson will lunge at the kennel bars; barking and growling. Once the handler kneels down and turns to the side Orson will continue to growl with stiff body. Orson remains social and attention seeking once out of his kennel; however, the behavior department recommends Orson leave the care center quickly so as to not further rehearse these behaviors.
10/25/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
10/25: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Orson greets politely and engages in bouts of play with the female greeter dog. Only once does he make an attempt to mount. 10/26: Orson is polite when greeting, and is a bit more intent on attempting to mount. Orson briefly backs up when the other dog offers correction for this behavior. 10/27: Orson appears tense during greeting, and is mostly intent on attempting to mount female dogs in the pen.
10/24/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative mild tartar clean EEN clean coat male intact NOSF
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