KING – A1094827
RTO SAFE 11/10/16
My name is KING. My Animal ID # is A1094827.
I am a male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a SEIZED on 10/26/2016 from NY 11414, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/09/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 56.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
10/26/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/26/16 15:49 The dog was easy to handle and went in to the truck with no problems
No Web Memo
11/08/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Minimal Unaltered, Seized Other notes: King came into the care center on a bite quarantine, having bitten her owner on both arms. Details about the bite are extremely limited; we are not certain whether King had bitten previously, we are unaware of the context of the bite, and are unaware of the injury inflicted. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/2/16: The Enrichment Team has been working with King daily during his hold, and he has allowed some handling, but he remains tense. We believe that attempting the SAFER handling items with a stranger is likely to push King over threshold, so at this time we do not consider him a good candidate for a SAFER assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: 11/1: Due to King’s DOH hold, a muzzle was required to be placed on him. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, King displays loose and wiggly body language when greeting a novel female dog. He is social and solicits gentle play but becomes too preoccupied with attempting to remove the muzzle. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 10/26/16: During his initial medical examination, King was enthusiastic and excitable, showing a low threshold for arousal, but he allowed all handling and restraint without issue. ENERGY LEVEL: IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: King has interacted with multiple members of the Enrichment Team. He allows most handling and has sometimes solicited attention, but he also shows a consistently low threshold for arousal and rapid escalation. He can be unfocused when interacting but is able to be directed with treats and clicker training. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to King’s bite history and his low threshold for arousal _X_Place with a New Hope partner Potential challenges: _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition: King was reported to have bitten his previous owner on the arms or hands, possibly while playing. We cannot be certain whether this was the motivation, but King has shown a consistently low threshold for arousal and rapid escalation. We recommend force-free training and behavior modification to work on this behavioral arousal and prevent future bites. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: While King has made progress with his daily caretakers, he remains tense around most people and even his daily caretakers are not entirely comfortable performing all handling items.
11/01/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
King’s previous owner did not provide any information about King’s history around other dogs. 11/1: Due to King’s DOH hold, a muzzle was required to be placed on him. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, King displays loose and wiggly body language when greeting a novel female dog. He is social and solicits gentle play but becomes too preoccupied with attempting to remove the muzzle.
10/26/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH – tail wags, excitable, inappropriate sexual behavior, ramps up very quickly. M~ 2 years Ears, eyes, nose, throat clear Teeth lightly stained Coat clean – no flea dirt or parasites noted Nails short Ambx4 NOSF
11/06/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
11/06/16 Monitor for CIRDC. O: BARH. Active, eating well. EENT: Mild mucoid discharge OU. H/L: Mild soft, dry cough. A: CIRDC. P: Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 3 Po q 24 hours x 10 days. Excellent prognosis.
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