HONEY COMB – A1060721
Gone - 2-20-2017 Brooklyn
My name is HONEY COMB. My Animal ID # is A1060721.
I am a neutered male white and brown pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/15/2017 from OUT OF NYC, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/15/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 72.4 LBS.
Animal medical invoice Received DA2PP, CIV, Bordetella at private hospital on 1/27/17. Medical record placed in file cabinet in admissions. 4cc Activyl applied 3.6cc Pyrantel given in food Heartworm test negative
02/15/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/15/17 12:11 Basic Information: Honey Comb is a 2 year old male neutered male Pit Bull that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Honey Comb for a year but had to surrender due to personal problems. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers, Honey Comb is shy for a few days at first but once comfortable, he is friendly/outgoing and plays gently with adults. He has been around children less than a year old & was always relaxed and respectful around them. Owner did not have any dogs in the home but did state that about 8 months ago, Honey Comb broke off his leash and bit another dog small dog killing the animal. He has never been around cats so behavior is unknown. Honey Comb did have a bit incident with another animal where it broke skin but it was about 8-9 months ago. He has never bit a person while in the care of the owner. Behavior: Honey Comb is not bothered by having his food, treats or toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, being held/restrained, being given a bath, having his coat brushed, or having his nails trimmed. When unfamiliar people would approach owners home or yard, Honey Comb would growl. For a New Family to Know: Honey Comb is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable. He has a high activity level and enjoys playing with any toys that the owner would give him. When in the home, Honey Comb would either follow the owner around from room to room or would stay in his favorite spot depending on his mood. Honey Comb was kept indoors only and is house trained. As per owner, he never had any accidents in the home. Owner fed him dry food only brand name Pedigree. When left alone in the home, Honey Comb was always well behaved. Owner has never tried to leave him alone in the yard so behavior is unknown. Honey Comb is crate trained and would do well in a crate whenever owner would put him into one. For exercise, Honey comb would be taken on slow walks on the leash or be let out in the yard to play. When on the leash, Honey Comb tends to pull very hard. Owner stated he was able to walk him off leash as he would stay right by owners side. Behavior during intake: Honey Comb was relaxed and wiggly during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a mc and take a picture without any issues but was unable to collar due to animal growling, barking, panting and lip licking.
No Web Memo
02/19/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile Neutered male, Owner surrender(Lived in previous home for one year) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Shy, comfortable after some time warming up; he is friendly and plays gently. Behavior toward children: Relaxed and respectful. Behavior toward dogs: Unknown; the only information provided regarded a bite incident with another dog (see full profile for additional information) Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, Honey Comb was involved in an incident with another dog (8-9) months ago, resulting in significant injury to the other dog. Housetrained: Yes, Honey Comb is crate-trained, and does go on daily walks. Energy level/descriptors: Honey Comb is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable. He has a high activity level . Other notes: Upon intake Honey Comb had a loose body, calm and relaxed. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/17/17 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is not moving, body tense, mouth closed, and ears back. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, distracted. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy. Summary: Honey Comb was a bit distracted, and tense but allowed all handling. He did not show any concerns during this handling assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: According to Honey Comb’s previous owner, about 8 months ago, Honey Comb broke off his leash and bit a dog small dog, killing the animal. When off leash with other dogs during his initial time at the Care Center, Honey Comb was a bit unsure but greets the other dog briefly. He is tolerant of solicitation but does not seem interested in play. During his current stay at the Care Center, Honey Comb displays stiff body language when greeting a novel female dog. Due this body language, along with his history, a muzzle was placed on him before he was allowed into the pen. Once in the pen, he briefly sniffed the female dog and allowed her to greet him, before becoming occupied with removing the muzzle.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/16/17 Friendly, he allowed all handling during initial exam. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Single-pet home/Recommend no dog parks (Due to the previous owner’s report of Honey Comb killing a dog, the Behavior Department recommends that he be placed in a home with not other dogs. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help Honey Comb associate other dogs with rewards such as toys or treats.) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Because we are unable to get an accurate read on his behavior towards other dogs in addition to his bite history, we believe Honey Comb may be best set up to succeed with placement with a New Hope partner who can further assess this behavior in a more stable and controlled environment. Potential challenges: _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression _X_On leash reactivity: Upon seeing passerby dogs Honey Comb will bark, lunge and growl on leash; He will need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach him to “focus” on you rather than other dogs. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior safely.
12/17/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Honey Comb’s previous owner, about 8 months ago, Honey Comb broke off his leash and bit a dog small dog, killing the animal. When off leash with other dogs during his initial time at the Care Center, Honey Comb was a bit unsure but greets the other dog briefly. He is tolerant of solicitation but does not seem interested in play. 2/16: During his current stay at the Care Center, Honey Comb displays stiff body language when greeting a novel female dog. Due this body language, along with his history, a muzzle was placed on him before he was allowed into the pen. Once in the pen, he briefly sniffed the female dog and allowed her to greet him, before becoming occupied with removing the muzzle. 2/18: Honey Comb displays stiff body language when greeting a male dog. A muzzle is placed on him. Once the muzzle is on him, Honey Comb shuts down, remaining still with a lowered head and is unresponsive to attention from the handlers.
02/15/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was AVERAGE
02/15/17 Microchip scan pos.#981020013550521 MN, 2 yr O: BARH. Growling, very tense. Limited exam. ORAL: Not assessed. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. H/L: Lungs clear. Unable to auscult heart due to growling. ABD/UG: Neutered male. MS: Amb x 4, BCS=5/9. INTEG: Full, clean haircoat. A: Apparently healthy. P: Excellent prognosis.
12/24/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
S/O: PRE-SURGICAL EXAM FOR NEUTER BAR ON PRESENTATION SNEEZING OBSERVED MILD SEROUS NASAL DISCHARGE SOFT NON-PRODUCTIVE COUGHING OBSERVED FREQUENTLY NOSF CONTINUES TO HAVE STRONG APPETITE A: CIRDC PX: GOOD P: START COURSE OF DOXY, MOVE TO ISO, REJECT FROM SURGERY – FIRST DOSE GIVEN
Generated on Feb 19 2017 6:00PM
MALE, WHITE / BROWN, PIT BULL MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 12/16/2015, From NY 11208, DueOut Date12/19/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed handling Male~3yrs Mild gingivitis/tartar EENT:WNL No fleas seen Nosf
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