MASON – A1073428
Safe - 5-25-2016 Brooklyn
My name is MASON. My Animal ID # is A1073428.
I am a male br brindle and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/12/2016 from NY 11423, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-057090.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/19/2016 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 55.2 LBS.
CIRDC NOTED ON ROUNDS BAR. ACTIVE AND ATTENTION SEEKING. MILD COUGH, MILD MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 300MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
05/12/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/12/16 12:51 BAsic information Mason is a 10 month old Brown brindle American pit bull terrier with no known medical conditions Owner has had mason for 9 months and is surrendering because of landlord issues. Socialization Around strangers Mason is very outgoing and friendly. Mason has lived with a 3 year old and was relaxed and playful with them. Mason played gently with the children. Mason has lived in the next apartment over from his best doggie friend and was with always with her. Around other dogs outside Mason is playful and respectful. Mason plays somewhat roughly with adults and other dogs but takes correction from dogs well. Mason likes to jump up on people seeking attention. Mason has not lived with or interacted with cats. Behavior During storms and fireworks Mason is relaxed. Mason isnt bothered when having his food bowl touched while eating or having toys and bones taken away. Mason is afraid of getting bathes but will be a good boy and let you wash him. Mason doesn’t go up on furniture and has not had his nails trimmed. When someone unfamiliar approaches the home mason immediately greets them with a wagging tail. Mason isnt bothered when being held or restrained and will stop right away when told to. For the new family to know Mason was described as friendly, playful, affectionate and confident with a medium activity level. When home with mason he tends to follow you around the whole house. Mason enjoys playing with bones, Kong’s ropes and socks and really loves to play tug. Mason is house trained and well behaved when left in the house alone. Mason is crate trained but doesn’t need it. Mason knows the commands sit, down, paw and high five. For exercise Mason likes to play in the front yard and run around. Mason pulls lightly on the leash and is use to going to the bathroom on grass. Previous owner believes Mason would do well in a home with a yard. Mason eats a natural dog dry food and eats twice a day. Behavior during intake During intake Mason was very excited and wiggly. Mason ran up to counselor and started to lick them and place his body against them. Mason was very affectionate and allowed to be scanned and collared with ease. Mason walked into the kennel easily.
No Web Memo
05/14/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Mason previously lived with adult and has been around a 3 year old. The owner stated Mason is friendly and playful around strangers, adults and gentle with the child. The owner describes Mason as friendly, playful, affectionate and confident. It was reported by the owner Mason is house trained, crate trained, has a medium activity level and well behaved when home alone. At intake it was reported mason was excited, loose and wiggly, he allowed all handling. During SAFER mason came into the assessment room very loose and wiggly with high energy, he was friendly and playful towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Mason joins the game during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Mason was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Mason appears to be a high-energy dog that will likely do best with an adopter prepared to provide mental and physical stimulation and appropriate outlets for his energy. The behavior department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” adopter. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog smells, then turns away.
05/15/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Mason’s previous owner, Mason has lived in the next apartment over from his best doggie friend, a very small terrier, and was always with her. Around other dogs outside Mason is playful and respectful. Mason plays somewhat roughly with other dogs but takes correction from dogs well. When off leash with other dogs at the Care Center, Mason greets at the gate with high energy. Once in the pen, Mason is very playful, engaging in high energy, novice play, and needs handler interruption to take appropriate play breaks. He is able to play with male and female dogs but may become focused on mounting other male dogs. 5/17: Mason is bouncy and playful, soliciting and engaging in high energy play with both males and females. 5/18: Mason is a bit playful but mostly mounts other male dogs.
05/13/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative M; 9 mo; 55.2 lbs Playful and energetic; wiggly body; easy allows all handling EEN clear Skin and coat clear BARH
05/19/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
CIRDC NOTED ON ROUNDS BAR. ACTIVE AND ATTENTION SEEKING. MILD COUGH, MILD MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 300MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSISCAME IN WITH: BELLA – A1073429 (NOT AN URGENT DOG)
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