JOKER – A1110451
Gone - 5-4-2017 Manhattan
My name is JOKER. My Animal ID # is A1110451.
I am a neutered male white and brown amer bulldog. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/29/2017 from NY 10039, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK.
05/03/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Joker A1110451 is at risk due to behavior. Joker displays a high level of anxiety in the care center, whining and panting throughout playgroup and his assessment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/02/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 92.0 LBS.
Vaccine certificate provided with 1-year rabies vaccine administered on 3/13/17 – due on 3/13/18.
04/29/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/29/17 15:44 Basic Joker is a 2 year old neutered american bulldog mix. His owner has had him for 2 months and got him from a friend of a friend who could not keep him anymore due to housing. His owner is now surrendering him because he can no longer take care of him. Joker has not had any health issues or injuries while with his current owner and his last visit to the vet was in March 2017 for vaccines. Socialization Around strangers Joker is friendly. He has not spent time with children while with his new owner. He plays gently and exuberantly with adults. He has not spent much time with other dogs but is respetful of them on the street. He has not been around cats or other pets in his current home. He does not have a bite history. Behavior Joker is well-behaved and his owner does not have any issues with him. He isnt bothered during storms or loud noises. He isnt bothered when someone touches his food while eating, takes away his toy or treat, pushes or pulls him off furniture, disturbs him while resting, gives him a bath, touches his feet, when someone unfamiliar approaches his owner. He will bark when the doorbell rings. For New Family Joker is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful. His activity level is medium. His owner liked how much he sought affection, andwhen he is about to sleep, Joker will run into his bed, he knows it is bedtime! Joker’s favorite activity is to run up and down stairs. When his owner is at home, Joker will follow him around. He hasnt shown a huge interest in toys, but will play tug and fetch with a sock. He has been kept mostly indoors. He sleeps in his owner’s bed. He eats Purina dry food 2xday. He is very housetrained and never has accidents. He goes potty on the grass and cement and is well-behaved when left alone. He knows “sit” and for exercise likes brisk walks on leash and runing. He pulls lightly on the leash, and only really pulls when he sees a squirrel. When off leash he keeps his distance and is hard to catch. During intake Joker allowed all handling and collaring. He allowed the counselor to look in his mouth and touch him all over. He was whining a little after his owner left but still allowed handling.
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05/03/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 4/29/17 Neutered, Owner Surrender (In previous home for two months) Previously lived with: Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Respectful of dogs on the street Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Joker is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is soft, whining, his tail is low and not moving. He 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 open and panting, dog is whining. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Joker displayed a high level of anxiety on his assessment, whining and panting persistently. He allowed all handling and appeared to be social with the assessor. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 5/3: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog Joker briefly approaches and greets politely, then otherwise anxiously seeks exit from the yard. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/1/17 During his initial medical exam, Joker was tense and jumping on the handler. ENERGY LEVEL: Joke’s previous owner described him as having a medium activity level. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) Potential challenges:
_X_Anxiety: Joker displays a high level of anxiety in the care center, whining and panting throughout playgroup and his assessment. This behavior was not reported in his previous home, but could arise in a new future home environment. Positive reinforcement, reward based training is advised to deal with this issue should it arise in the home. Giving Joker alternative things to do, such as Kongs and puzzle toys, is recommended. He should be interacted with in a slow, calm manner and never be forced to submit to petting or handling. Joker should be given time to acclimate to his new home.
05/03/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/3: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog Joker briefly approaches and greets politely, then otherwise anxiously seeks exit from the yard.
05/01/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/01/17 11:08 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2-3 yrs old MN PBT Microchip noted on Intake? no, placed at time of intake exam History : owner surender, last vet exam done 3/2017 WNL except overweight, Rabies and Da2PP vaccines done at that time, HW negative at that time Subjective: Observed Behavior – nervous, difficult to handle due to jumping and turning toward handler, no agression, muzzled for exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = P = 120 R = panting BCS 7/9 EENT: heterochromia, brown waxy AU dc, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: not performed PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, panting ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, hmild generalized erythema, overweight CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not done Assessment overweight otitis externa Plan osurnia AU Prognosis: good, recommend weight loss and positive reinforcement training SURGERY: neutered
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