LYCHEE – A1099545
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My name is LYCHEE. My Animal ID # is A1099545.
I am a male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/13/2016 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/14/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 75.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
12/13/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/13/16 06:18 Unsure of surroundings. Knows how to sit when asked. Easy into kennel
12/20/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Helllloooo handsome! This gorgeous boy joined us a stray but was clearly well taken care of until that time. He’s been shy and scared with us, not sure of this new place, noises and smells he doesn’t know, no familiar faces, different food, different everything. It’s all upside down and he’s waiting for a new person to right it again. Shyly coming forward to be leashed we head outside, Lychee taking advantage of the ‘facilities’ the moment we hit the street. He pulls slightly on leash but is easily managed, his tail wags as we walk and he shows off his sit for treats taking them gently. Lychee doesn’t mind being tethered for photos, and does a head tilt when I make kissy sounds at him. He has what we call ‘kennel nose’, a little bloody spot on his nose, from rubbing, but allows me to fix him up. Once we became friends, after a pithy conversation about the weather and current events, he leans against me for some petting and nudges my hand to carry on. A few yoga stretches as he relaxed (downward dog anyone?), and Lychee’s tail continues to wag. He’s a good boy who needs a bit of time to feel comfortable. A volunteer updates: My second favorite thing (my first is watching a dog leave with his new person), is visiting with a doggie friend made the day before. I fell in love with shy, gorgeous Lychee on our first date, and now I’m simply head over heels. Tail wagging and upfront in his kennel, he’s happy for an outing and a chance to go potty. Friendly, playful and affectionate, Lychee is happy to cuddle, play with some toys, give me kisses and stand there looking so handsome. He’s quite the looker! There’s something about this quiet dog who makes friends slowly, is respectful and well behaved and loses a bit of his sophistication when running around the pen with his toy in his mouth showing off his prize! I couldn’t help but chuckle at him, assuring him that I was really chuckling with him! Lychee needs an experienced person who will let him open up on his own timetable….once comfortable (which won’t take long), the joy of having Lychee by your side is, as the commercial says, priceless.
12/19/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unknown Intact, Stray Bite history: Owner stated Lychee once bit owner’s mother on rear end, did not break skin- no other details given. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 12/19/2016 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, neutral. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, grabs leash mid game Squeeze 1 / 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1: 1. Dog playfully engages, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly, shreds toy but will trade for treats. Summary: Lychee allowed all handling without issue. PLAYGROUP: Lychee has displayed concerning behavior during interaction with other dogs (stiffens, growls, in particular situations- when unable to mount dogs, or when offered correction by dogs or handlers). The behavior department advises against placing Lychee into a home with other dogs at this time. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 12/13/2016 Lychee was nervous and growling during medical exam, snapped. ENERGY LEVEL: IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Though observed to be human-social, Lychee may need time to warm up to the handler as he initially presents as a fearful dog, avoiding contact, shying away from direct touch. We recommend allowing Lychee to interact at his own pace, force-free, rewarding based training is advised when introducing him to new/unfamiliar situations. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience) _X_No young children (under 6)
12/16/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Lychee has displayed concerning behavior during interaction with other dogs (stiffens, growls, in particular situations- when unable to mount dogs, or when offered correction by dogs or handlers). The behavior department advises against placing Lychee into a home with other dogs at this time. 12/16: When greeting a male dog through a barrier Lychee briefly sniffs then walks away. 12/20: Lychee engages in play with a female dog, withintent to mount. 12/21: Lychee offers polite greeting. When offered correction by a dog who is uncomfortable with approach, he growls. 12/22: Lychee attempts to mount a female dog persistantly. When an interruptor (spray bottle) is used. he stiffenes and growls at the handler. He attempts to mount once more. When the helper dog moves away, he stiffens and growls at her as well.
12/13/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative male intact mild tartar clean EEN clean coat nervous, growling, tried to bite restrained with rabies pole for vax and exam no photo taken at this time NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Dec 26 2016 6:00PM
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