MYSTRO – A1106004
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My name is MYSTRO. My Animal ID # is A1106004.
I am a neutered male white and brown boxer and aust shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/26/2017 from NY 11374, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
04/07/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Mystro A1106004 was placed At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/06/2017 Exam Type BS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 64.8 LBS.
04/06/17 CIRDC noted on rounds S/O: BAR. Active, attention seeking EENT: Mild crusted mucoid nasal discharge HL: Mild cough/sneeze A: CIRDC P: Rec doxycycline 350mg po q24 x 14 days. Excellent prognosis
03/16/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/16/17 14:52 Basic information Mystro is a male Boxer/ Australian Shepard mix with no known medical conditions. Owner has had Mystro for several years and is surrendering because of a residential move. Socialization Mystro has not lived with children but interacted with a child from when they were 4. Around children Mystro is relaxed respectful and playful. Mystro played gently with children and adults but does like to jump up on people Mystro has lived with a cat a was very tolerant of the cat. Around other dogs outside is respectful and plays gently with them. When Mystro doesn’t want to play anymore he will give the dog a warning snarl and walk away. Around strangers Mystro is shy for a few minutes but warms up quickly. Mystro has not bitten in the last 10 days. Behavior During storms and fireworks Mystro is calm. Mystro isn’t bothered when having his food bowl touched by people but will growl at another dog if they go to his food bowl. Mystro isn’t bothered when having treats and toys taken away by adults. Mystro let the previous owner take anything away from him but will guard his favorite toy if a child or a dog comes near it. Mystro nipped at a child (did not break skin) when the child reached for his favorite toy a kong ball. Mystro does not go on the furniture at home. Mystro isn’t bothered when being held or restrained. Mystro enjoys being brushed and will stand there and let you bathe him. Mystro has not had his nails trimmed by previous owner. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Mystro will bark and then sniff them when they enter. For the new family to know Mystro was described as playful excitable and independent with a high activity level. When home with Mystro he is either following you around or likes to be in the same room as you. Mystro enjoys playing with Kong toys and chewing on flavored Nyla bones. Mystro eats pedigree wet food twice a day and has dry food left out for him. Mystro is well behaved when left in the house alone. Mystro use to be crate trained but hasn’t used a crate for a long time. Mystro is house trained and is use to going on 2 to 3 walks a day. Mystro will let you know when he wants to go outside by sitting and whining by you. Mystro is use to going to the bathroom on grass. Mystro pulls on the leash for the first 5 minutes of a walk but will calm down after. When off the leash outside Mystro will run around but come back when called. Mystro knows the commands sit, down and down all the way. When its time for bed mystro likes to sleep on his doggy bed. Behavior during intake During intake Mystro was very anxious but friendly. Mystro greeted counselor with a loose wiggly body and allowed to be scanned. Mystro allowed to be collared with no problem but kept trying to go towards the exit.
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03/29/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile Neutered, Owner Surrender Neuter status, Means of surrender (Several years in the previous home) Previously lived with: Adults, a cat and has been around children. Behavior toward strangers: Shy but warms up quickly Behavior toward children: Relaxed, gentle and playful Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Tolerant of the cat in the home. Resource guarding: Yes, Owner stated that Mystro lets adults take anything away from him but if a child went to take his one favorite toy away he gets defensive. The owners nephew went to reach for the Kong toy and mystro growled and nipped at him (did not break skin). Mystro will also get defensive with dogs over food. Bite history: None reported (though reported to have nipped child upon approaching toy) Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: Upon intake Mystro was very anxious but friendly, he allowed all handling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/29/17 Look:1. Dog leans forward or jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted. Sensitivity:1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1: No interest. Summary: Mystro was friendly but anxious in the assessment room and attempt to exit. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Mystro displays bouncy body language with playful male and female dogs and calm sociability in a group on non-playing dogs. He offers an appropriate correction when a dog mounts him. According to Mystro’s previous guardian, around other dogs Mystro is respectful and plays gently with them. When Mystro doesn’t want to play anymore he will give the dog a warning snarl (an appropriate display of canine language) and walk away. The Behavior Department recommends that Mystro be placed in a home with dogs that match his calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/28/17 During his medical examination, Mystro was active and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Mystro displays a high activity level in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience(suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience) _X_No young children (under 5): Due to potential food guarding behavior. In the previous home, Mystro gave an appropriate warning of his discomfort (growl) but we feel that young children may not know to respect this warning. Older, dog savvy children can be considered as long as the adults feel confident that Mystro can be left alone while eating so he does not need to escalate from a growl. Behavior modification for food guarding behavior can be found at aspcapro.org. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Potential resource guarding was noted in the previous home as Mystro was observed to growl and snap when engaged with items and at times bite the hand attempting to remove them. For this reason we advise against ever removing items from Mystro’s possession without safely trading for an item or greater or equal value. _X_Anxiety: Mystro has shown some signs of potential anxiety in the care center, vocalizing (whining, barking) continually through the SAFER. This behavior was not reported at intake, and we have no known history on Mystro, so we cannot be certain whether similar behavior will be seen in a future home environment.
03/29/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Mystro displays bouncy body language with playful male and female dogs and calm sociability in a group on non-playing dogs. He offers an appropriate correction when a dog mounts him. According to Mystro’s previous guardian, around other dogs Mystro is respectful and plays gently with them. When Mystro doesn’t want to play anymore he will give the dog a warning snarl (an appropriate display of canine language) and walk away. The Behavior Department recommends that Mystro be placed in a home with dogs that match his calm sociability. 3/29: Mystro displays soft body language when greeting a novel female dog. He displays slightly bouncy body language when solicited to play but becomes anxious as the session continues and begins pacing the perimeter of the pens. 3/31: Mystro displays neutral body language when greeting a novel male dog. He mostly keeps to himself as he explores the pen. When the male dog mounts him, he offers an appropriate correction by barking and snapping in his direction. 4/1- 4/4: In a group of playful male and female dogs, Mystro displays bouncy body language when solicited to play. He mounts a male dog but responds well to handler interruptions and continues to explore. 4/5: Mystro displays soft and social body language in a group of calm male and female dogs.
03/28/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History ~7yrs, neutered. Scan positive 0A116E5670 Subjective Observed Behavior – BARH. Active, allowed most handling, used soft muzzle for blood draw Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = wnl R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar/gingivitis, pink mm PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: gingivitis/dental tartar, mild Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Excellent prognosis
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