KEW – A1086417
Gone - 8-26-2016 Brooklyn
My name is KEW. My Animal ID # is A1086417.
I am a neutered male tan and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/20/2016 from NY 11374, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/25/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 101.4 LBS.
pinkish mucousy foam found in cage. put on vc tomorrow
08/20/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/20/16 16:55 Basic Information Kew is an eight year old neutered American Pitt Bull who is being surrendered because owner is having a baby and does not feel safe with a large dog in the house. Owner got Kew from a breeder 8 years ago. Owner stated Kew has no medical issues and was neutered back in February of this year. Socialization Kew is shy for a few minutes around strangers. He has been around kids of all ages and was playful, respectful and tolerant of them. He plays in a gentle manner with adults and kids. Kew has been around large dogs of all breeds and would tolerate and be playful with them. He would play in a somewhat exuberant manner with these dogs. In some cases where the other dog would show aggression, Kew would demonstrate an aggressive behavior. He has not been around any other kind of animal. He has never bitten a person or animal. Behavior Owner stated Kew has no behavior issues but is nervous during storms. Kew is not bothered if his food or any kind of treat is touched or taken away. He is not bothered if a toy is taken away. He is not bothered by a bath, trimming of nails, being held, or disturbed while sleeping. He will bark when someone knocks on the door. He never gets on furniture. He is not bothered if someone approaches a family member or the owner. For a New Family to Know Kew is friendly, independent, and mellow with a medium activity level. He likes to play with balls and chew/bones toys. He likes to play tug. He will follow owner around when home and is kept indoors only. He sleeps on his bed or on the floor. He is fed dry food, brand name Taste of The Wild, 1 1/2 cup twice a day. He is house-trained and is well behaved when left home alone. He will go potty anywhere. He has never been crated or left in a yard. He knows commands like sit, stay, come, and down. He will pull lightly on a leash. Owner has never walked him off a leash. Behavior during Intake Kew tolerated all handling during intake. No signs of aggression were displayed during intake.
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08/24/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Kew is an eight year old neutered dog with no known medical issues being surrendered to the care center because his owners are having a baby and do not feel safe with a dog in the home. According to his owner, Kew is shy around strangers initially. He has been around children of all ages and is described as playful, respectful and tolerant. His owner reports that he engages in gentle play with both children and adults. It has also been noted that Kew has been around dogs of all breeds and would tolerate and engage in exuberant play with them; though on some occasions would demonstrate aggressive behavior towards dogs who would display any form of aggression. Kew has never bitten a person or an animal. His owner reports no known behavior issues, aside from Kew becoming nervous during storms. Kew is described as friendly, independent, and mellow with a medium activity level. Kew tolerated all handling during intake and no signs of aggression were displayed. During SAFER Kew came into the assessment room nervous and timid, he was not interested in interacting with the assessor. Kew kept his distance away from the handler, he was tense and jumpy and when attempting to get close to him he would give a direct hard stare. Handling items were skipped due to safety concerns. He displayed no interest in the resource item during this portion of the assessment. In light of this behavior, we feel that placement with a rescue who can provide behavior modification is the best option at this time. The behavior department recommends Kew recieve a proper period of decompression before introduction/exposure to new and unfamiliar situations. Force free, reward based training is advised. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: Kew displays a slightly tense body at first before becoming loose when interacting with other dogs. He did not react when another male became reactive towards him.
08/22/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Kew’s previous owner reported that he has been around large dogs of all breeds was tolerant of them and may play in an exuberant manner with dogs. 8/22: When off leash at the Care Center, Kew greets with a loose, soft posture. He exchanges sniffs and then just wanders away, exploring the yard. 8/24: Kew displays a slightly tense body at first before becoming loose when interacting with other dogs. He did not react when another male became reactive towards him.
08/21/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan: neg sex: male neutered est age: 8yrs S/O: Dog is BARH BCS 7-8/9 EENT – appear grossly normal No oral exam performed (muzzled) Heart/lungs auscult wnl Unable to palpate abdomen Amb x 4 Skin/coat – appear grossly normal NOSF Med Beh YELLOW dog very nervous and allows minimal to no handling, runs away from touch and resists restraint A: Geriatric healthy, Obese P: Recommend weight loss of 20-30#. PROGNOSIS: Good
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