JORDAN – A1069428
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My name is JORDAN. My Animal ID # is A1069428.
I am a male br brindle am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/05/2016 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/05/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 53.3 LBS.
1:14pm – gave RV, BB, CIV, DA2PP
04/05/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/05/16 13:16 Basic Information: Jordan is a 1 year old unaltered Pit-bull Whippet mix. He was given to owner as a given when he was a puppy. Jordan appears healthy and has no health concerns. Owner surrenders Jordan due to new baby. Social Life and Personality: Jordan lived with three adults and a teenager that was 17 years old. Owner stated Jordan is friendly and outgoing towards strangers. Jordan is relaxed and playful towards children. His behavior is unknown towards dogs but he did live with a cat. Owner stated Jordan was aggressive towards the cat by growling and lunging but no blood was drawn. He’s mostly indoors and activity level is very high. Owner describes Jordan as playful. Behavior: Jordan has never bitten or scratched another animal or human being. He uses the bathroom indoors and destroys things indoors such as walls, shoes, remote controls or anything that’s close to him. He growls and snaps when someone touches he food bowl while eating. He’s behavior is unknown when toys or treats away from his mouth. He’s friendly while taking baths but never had nail trim. He barks when unfamiliar people approach the house or family member. For a New Family to Know: Jordan is not house trained and uses the bathroom on the floor because training pads wasn’t provided. Jordan was never crate train and when home alone he was destructive per behavior section explained. The only command he knows is sit. He likes to follow owner around the house and play with balls. Jordan eats wet and dry food mix twice a day called Pedigree. Jordan will do best in a home with males owner stated. Intake Behavior: Upon intake Jordan nervous and tense. He ate treats but tail was still tucked. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
No Web Memo
04/09/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Jordan lived previously with three adults and a 17-year-old. He is described as friendly and outgoing with strangers and relaxed and playful with children. However, a number of concerning behaviors were reported in his previous home: he lunged and growled at the cat he lived with; his owners note that he is destructive indoors (chewing walls, shoes, remote controls), is not housetrained, and will growl and snap if his food bowl is touched. He has had two bite incidents in the shelter (neither breaking skin), once when being removed from his kennel and once during a medical exam. Jordan has also been observed to become aroused easily on leash and may bite at the leash. During his SAFER aggression assessment, Jordan was interested in interacting with the assessor in the behavior room. Jordan became stiff and uncomfortable during the sensitivity, squeeze and flank items. During the tag interaction Jordan did become a bit over aroused jumping strongly to mouth the leash, but he settled quickly at the end of the item. He took the toy item away with soft body language. Due to the range of concerns noted in his previous home and in the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. We caution strongly against a home with children or with cats. 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: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is between his legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip lick. Tag: 2. Dog tries to mouth the leash strongly on repeated attempts with body a bit tense, but calms quickly. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, begins to purse lips and becomes stiff Flank squeeze 2: 3. Dog closes mouth, begins to purse lips and becomes stiff 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.
04/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
The Behavior Department did not feel comfortable removing Jordan from his kennel. He was hard barking and bit the handler’s hand, but did not break skin, when she tried to retrieve him. 4/10 update: Jordan was much easier to remove from his kennel today. Once in the play yard, he bounced up to the gate and greeted with a high energy play bow. Jordan paced back and forth with a wiggly, bouncy body while occasionally attention-barking towards the helper dog. Unfortunately the helper dog we have today is not comfortable with high energy players, which appears to be what Jordan is. Therefore we felt that due to his energy level we would not introduce them off leash.
04/05/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative intact male weight: 53.3lbs bright eyes clean ears clean coat clean teeth nails down to kwick overall body condition is good very tense and nervous – extremely fearful – curled up lips to show teeth APH BARH NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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