MAXIMUS – A1103063
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My name is MAXIMUS. My Animal ID # is A1103063.
I am a neutered male gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/06/2017 from NY 10460, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/06/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 68.0 LBS.
applied advantage 3.5 cc pyrantel with food
02/06/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/06/17 16:00 Maximus is tolerant of strangers and will usually sniff and then go about his own business. He’s spent time around young childen (ages1, 4, 5, and 9) and is tolerant of them. Maximus won’t approach the children but one of the children approaches Maximus and he remains laying down while child pets him. He plays exuberantly with adults. Maximus has spent time around dogs on the street and around owner’s fiance’s son’s Pitbull who he is relaxed and playful with. He plays exuberantly with dogs and has never spent time around cats so it’s unknown how he would react. He’s never bitten another animal or human. During loud noises such as thunderstorms, Maximus is alert and barks. His owner never took away his food bowl but he isn’t bothered when he takes away his bones and thinks his owner is playing when it’s a toy he’s taking away. When pushed off of furniture, Maximus will get down. He isn’t bothered when restrained from something he wants and has never been awoken from his slumber. He doesn’t mind getting baths or being brushed but has never had his nails clipped. He barks when unfamiliar people approach his home and humans. Maximus’s owner describes him as friendly, affectionate, excitable, and anxious. He has a high activity level and loves to eat and sleep. When his owners are home, Maximus hangs out in the same room when he’s out of his crate. He enjoys playing fetch with balls, tugging with stuffed animals, chewing on bones, and wrestling. He’s been kept mostly indoors and sleeps in his closed crate. He’s very house-trained and will only go potty indoors if not taken out in a long time. When he’s outside, Maximus goes potty wherever he can pick up a scent. When left alone in the house, he’s well-behaved and usually hangs out in his closed crate. He knows sit, down, paw, and “Shh” to quiet down. For exercise, he’s used to running in his owner’s fiance’s son’s yard with his own dog and going on brisk walks. On leash, Maximus pulls hard because of his size. He eats Purina dry food, at least two cups, twice a day. He eats almost anything for treats. No handling based on nature of intake.
No Web Memo
02/10/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 2/6/17 Intact male, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Tolerant Behavior toward children: Tolerant Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and playful Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, excitable, and anxious Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: Summary: Maximus has been difficult to remove from his kennel, he has allowed minimal handling in the care center but he is tense and avoids interaction with his new caretakers. He watches and tracks the humans around him carefully at all times. Due to the behaviors observed, and out of concern for his stress level, we do not feel it is appropriate to perform a handling assessment at this time. Please review the full owner surrender profile for information on Maximus’s behavior in his previous home as a guideline MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/6/17 During his initial medical examination, Maximus was tense and snapped towards handling. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the fear/avoidance behavior displayed in the care center, we cannot fully evaluate Maximus and feel that he will be best set up to succeed through placement with a New Hope partner. We recommend only positive reinforcement-based, force-free training for Maximus as aversive methods are likely to heighten his fear and increase aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
02/06/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
2/6/17 Sex: Male neutered Scan: Positive! Estimated age: Reported 3 years per previous owners Fleas: No flea dirt. Hx: Crated for most of the time – doesn’t go outside S: Muzzled for exam. Pt turned to snap when tail was touched but was otherwise compliant for exam. Reported to be very aggressive. O: BAR-H, BCS 9/9, brief exam due to behavior EENT: OD cornea is white and cloudy. Fundic exam not perfomed. No blepharospasm. No discharge OU, nose. Oral exam not completed. PLNs: Not palpated. H/L: NSR, NMA. Panting, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. Seborrhea sicca. Multiple small erosions on weight-bearing surfaces of both hind feet. Decubital ulcers on ankles and elbows. UG: Male neutered A: 1. Obese 2. Wounds on hind feet – R/O poor substrate vs. self-trauma vs. other 3. Reported blind, OD cloudy – R/O congenital vs. trauma Short-term prognosis: Good P: 1. Monitor hind foot wounds, no tx at this time 2. Recommended weight loss of 25-35 lbs 1088
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on Feb 11 2017 6:00PM
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