MEGAMAN – A1106982
Safe - 4-10-2017 Manhattan
My name is MEGAMAN. My Animal ID # is A1106982.
I am a neutered male blue and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/24/2017 from NY 10474, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1106982 Megaman is At Risk for behavior and CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/08/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 64.4 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name:Nobivac 1-DAPPv Serial Number:02121711A Location of Vaccination: RFL 3.25cc pyrantel po no re wt due to iso status
03/24/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/24/17 17:37 Megaman was brought in by the police. He was found roaming in the streets. He is a blue American Staffordshire pit bull mix. He tolerated all handling and allowed collaring. He arrived in a crate where he was barking loudly while inside. Outside he had a relaxed body and his tail was wagging.
03/27/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Megaman has the best superpower of all, the power of LOVE! He gives mega hugs and mega kisses and truly thinks he’s a little lapdog, even though only about half of him fits on a lap. I just can’t get enough of his handsome meatball head and silky soft fur and he can’t get enough of my cuddles and attention. A true gentle giant and a total marshmallow, he’s so timid around barking or boisterous dogs that he freezes in place in hopes the ‘tough kids’ won’t notice the velvet elephant in their midst. Megaman walks well on leash, taking care of his business and the all important duty of smelling every tree along the way, and he’s happy to don a coat and tie and pose for a selfie or five once we retire to the yard. He’s a gorgeous dog with no idea what a hunk he is, a super snuggler with no idea of his size and the perfect family pet just waiting for a family to love love LOVE with all his big heart. Meet the only hero you’ll ever need at our Manhattan Care Center, Megaman will be waiting with open arms…
03/27/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 3/24/17 Unaltered Male, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/26/17 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 or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves his legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Megaman was social to the assessor during his assessment. During squeeze, he focused on the assistant and began barking. He stood still, barking, but did not become tense or appear eager to approach. The person assisting was changed before the toy portion of the assessment was conducted. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Selective: These dogs can succeed with certain other dogs, but may be more selective or picky. They may dislike certain ‘types’ of dogs or styles of dog play so they may require extra supervision when interacting with other dogs. PLAYGROUP: Megaman has been observed to take time to warm up during interactions with dogs in the care center. He has been most comfortable engaging with calm or gently playful female dogs. He has not yet been introduced to a male dog in the care center, so his behavior around them is unknown. Slow introductions to resident dogs are recommended. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/24/17 During his initial medical exam, Megaman was social and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Megaman so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) __No young children (under 5) _X_No children (under 13) __No cats __Single-pet home __Recommend no dog parks __Place with a New Hope partner Potential challenges: __House soiling __Resource guarding __Destructive behavior __Basic manners/Poor impulse control __Social hyper-arousal __Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition __Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful (At times, Megaman has appeared fearful at the care center. It is important to always go slow and give Megaman the option to walk away from any social interaction. Megaman should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Megaman’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Megaman would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to his new surroundings.) __Fearful/potential for defensive aggression __Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression __Separation anxiety __Anxiety _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration (Megaman has barked at people during his assessment while on leash. He did not become tense or move forward, but held his ground and barked with a soft body and wagging tail. We are unsure what this behavior was or if it will occur outside of the care center. If it does, positive reinforcement, reward based training should be used.)
03/25/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Megaman has been observed to take time to warm up during interactions with dogs in the care center. He has been most comfortable engaging with calm or gently playful female dogs. He has not yet been introduced to a male dog in the care center, so his behavior around them is unknown. Slow introductions to resident dogs are recommended. 3/25: When off leash with a female dog Megaman is uncomfortable and will, initially, only sniff briefly. He eventually attempts to mount but responds well to correction. 3/26: Megaman briefly approaches to sniff. After intitial greeting, he keeps to himself. 4/3-4/4: Megaman approaches to sniff female dogs. He reciprocates soft play when solicited.
03/24/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective Observed Behavior – friendly, docile, allows handling and likes to be pet- sweet temperment Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = 101.8 P = 122 R = 18 BCS 4.5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted, dried scabns at each corner of the nares with mild perinasal erythema, also moderate erythema around muzzle Oral Exam: pink gums, mod tartar and gingvitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: both testicles descended, erythematous scrotum MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, 3 small approx 0.5cm areas of alopecia with no skin lesions on dorsum, ventral chest and neck- moderate erythema, one scab, alopecia, AD- few superficial scratches on inner pinna, no aural d/c, non pruritic CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: unable to perform- p started to move around and resist when temp taken Assessment: MI skin: r/o allergies with scabs secondary to pruritis, other underweight aloepcia on dorsum: r/o scars, other moderate dental and periodontal dz Fast Track? no Plan ok for neuter rec weight gain benadryl 50mg: 1.5T PO BID x4 if effective can con’t long term, otherwise consider steroid trial/temaril p long term rec diet trial on strict hypoallergenic diet, if skin imrpoved in 3 months, then can perform diet challenge. Otherwise, rec derm consult, consider oemga fatty acid supplements long term vs. symptomatic care (trial of other anti histamines if benadryl not effective, steroids, temaril p, or Apoquel) allergies are managed, not cured, but with appropriate care can aim to get p comfortable. Long term may require multiple visits to veterinarian to manage skin.
03/29/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
VC: LAST DAY OF 4 DAY TRIAL ON BENADRYL FOR SUSPECTED ALLERGIES (SKIN ERYTEHMATOUS)- RESPONDING? S/O) BARH. Skin – no erythema but still patchy alopecia. A) Suspect allergies. P) Cont benadryl 50 mg 1 po sid x 10d. Can cont indefinitely PRN.
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