O2 – A1102087
Gone - 2-4-2017 Brooklyn
My name is O2. My Animal ID # is A1102087.
I am a neutered male chocolate and white am pit bull ter. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/29/2017 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/01/2017 Exam Type BEHAVIORPART2 – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 52.6 LBS.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner: O2 has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Due to potential food guarding behavior. With the owner, O2 gave an appropriate warning of his discomfort growl with escalation to lunging. Behavior modification for food guarding behavior can be found at aspcapro.org. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: O2 has allowed minimal handling during his stay at our care centers and displays all appropriate warning signals when attempts to interact are made. We recommend safe and appropriate handling for O2 outside of the care center
01/29/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/29/17 20:35 O2 is a two year old neutered American Pitbull terrier. He was surrendered due to his unpredictable behavior toward family members. He was given to the owner’s by a family friend and was with his owner since he was a few weeks old,. O2 is up to date with his vaccines, and no injures or health issues. Around strangers O2 is friendly and likes to lick them. O2 has lived in a home with five adults and is usually playful, however lately O2 has been snapping at the family members. In one incident when a family was trying take off O2’s e-collar he turned around and snapped at the individual but did not bite. O2 has spent time with children ages two and twelve, he is described as very playful towards the children and will engage in gentle play. O2 has not been around any dogs or cats. When one of the family members attempted to touch O2’s food Bowl he growled and lunged at the individual but did not bite. He will growl when he has a bone and move away. O2 loves baths and likes to be brushed. O2 will bark and alert his owner when a stranger approaches his home, he will then run towards the door to greet the visitor. O2 was described as playful sometimes, but as of lately aggressive due to his previous incidents with growling and lunging at the family members. O2 is walked three times a day and lived in a home with a yard. He was allowed in the yard several times a day. O2 has accidents indoors only when not on schedule. When left alone he will whine and urinate in the home. O2 loves to play with balls and squeaky toys and has been kept mostly indoors. O2 was taken to obedience classes and knows the commands, sit, stay, down, come and high five. He eats Blue Mountain brand dry food and is fed a cup twice a day mixed with either chicken or steak. O2 loves pupperoni treats and cheese puffs. During intake O2 was alert he approached the counselor and sniff their hand, when the counselor tried to collar O2 he quickly turned his head and growled at the counselor, when the counselor tried to take get the leash on him, he growled and bared teeth. The counselor ask the owner to Collar O2 however the owner refused, medical collared O2.
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02/01/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 1/29/17 Neutered, Owner surrender (A few weeks old in previous home) Previously lived with: Five adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and likes to lick them Behavior toward children: Gentle and playful towards children Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Family members attempted to touch O2’s food Bowl he growled and lunged but did not bite. He will growl when he has a bone and move away. Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: Upon intake O2 quickly turned his head and growled at the counselor, when the counselor tried to get the leash on him, he growled and bared teeth. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/1/17: O2 is difficult to remove from the kennel, lunging, snapping and baring his teeth at the leash. He has also allowed minimal handling from the shelter staff. Out of concern for her stress levels and his response to restraint, we feel O2 is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see his owner surrender profile for a full summary of his behavior in her previous home. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: PLAYGROUP: 1/30: When off leash at the Care Center, O2 is very nervous. He enters the pen with a tucked tail and his ears back. He ignores the calm female and sits on the bench visibly shaking. 2/1: O2 continues to display nervous body language when initially socializing with a male dog. He greets the other dog briefly and relaxes slightly before continuing to explore the pen. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/1/17 During his medical examination, O2 was growling, trying to lunge and was muzzled for all handling. ENERGY LEVEL:
01/30/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
O2’s previous owner states that O2 has not been around any dogs so his behavior is unknown. 1/30: When off leash at the Care Center, O2 is very nervous. He enters the pen with a tucked tail and his ears back. He ignores the calm female and sits on the bench visibly shaking. 2/1-2/2: O2 continues to display nervous body language when initially socializing with a male dog. He greets the other dog briefly and relaxes slightly before continuing to explore the pen.
01/29/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
01/29/17 Microchip scan pos #981020019724448 MN 2 yrs O: BARH. Growling, trying to lunge. Muzzled for all handling. ORAL: Not assessed. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. H/L: No coughing. ABD: Not assessed – very tense with handling and will not allow palpation. MS: BCS=5/9. Amb x 4. INTEG: Ventral neck – mild erythema (came in with an e-collar on). Castration incision CDI, mild erythema and swelling. A: Apparently healthy. Mild post-op swelling. P: Rx Rimadyl 100 mg. 1 PO q 24 hours x 3 days. Excellent prognosis.
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