PUMA – A1102254
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My name is PUMA. My Animal ID # is A1102254.
I am a male gray and white staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 01/25/2017 from NY 11413, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/10/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 58.5 LBS.
No Final Exam
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
01/25/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/12/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: No ears and all heart, that’s our Puma! He’s a true blue diamond in the rough who spreads love and enthusiastic tail wags everywhere he goes. Puma simply can’t get enough attention and affection from his many fans and the only thing that distracts him from being a one dog welcoming committee is the lure of a tasty treat. He knows how to sit on command and wait for his reward before smooching it ever so gently from my hand, he’s easy to leash (though he pulls like a bull!) and seems house trained too. When there’s no food around he may even consent to chasing a ball for a few minutes (no guarding!) before getting back to the important business of socializing with a smile. Look up the phrase ‘people dog’ and a picture of Puma’s sweet face as he nuzzles into a friend’s arms is the only definition you need. As much as he loves us humans, Puma has the opposite feelings toward most other dogs and his intense focus and reactivity to their presence means he’ll need an experienced family to further train him and remain vigilant when walking and handling this big boy outside their home. But if you have what it takes, the rewards of welcoming Puma into your life will be priceless, he is one in a million. Valentines Day is just around the corner and this adorable torpedo of love is ready to snuggle, kiss and tail wag his way deep into your heart. Ask for Puma today!
02/03/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Limited 1/25/17 Unaltered Male, Stray Bite history: Yes, was in a fight with a Yorkie which resulted in the Yorkie having puncture wounds and a broken leg. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/2/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. 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, bit distracted. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Toy: 1. Minimal interest. Summary: Puma was social throughout his assessment and displayed no concerning behaviors. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Puma has exhibited some reactivity to smaller dogs while in the care center–tensing and pulling hard. However, while being walked on-leash he ignores larger dogs, but he has not yet been introduced to any dogs off-leash. The behavior deparment recommends slow-introductions to any potential resident dogs as well as exercising caution with Puma and smaller dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/26/17 During his initial medical exam, Puma was social and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Puma 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: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below)
02/03/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Puma has exhibited some reactivity to smaller dogs while in the care center–tensing and pulling hard. However, while being walked on-leash he ignores larger dogs, but he has not yet been introduced to any dogs off-leash. The behavior deparment recommends slow-introductions to any potential resident dogs as well as exercising caution with Puma and smaller dogs.
01/26/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative, placed 981020019665167 Sex: intact male Age: appx 5-6y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: close cropped, thickened and scarred pinnae peripherals Nose: no d/c Teeth: mild staining, yellowing If abnormal BCS: WNL, 5/9 Skin: WNL, some callused areas on elbows and hocks Hair Coat: some blood staining on haircoat, growth disturbed around collar line from prolonged and tight wear Declawed: N/A Any injuries: small laceration s on left side face (near eyebrow) and medial aspect of LFL, reported scuffle with small dog prior to intake, abraded area on chin, small growth on scrotum (nipple?) Behavior: allowed all handling and friendly, slow to follow commands, interested in exploring the environment Medication: N/A, preventatives given
02/05/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
02/05/17 14:55 s/o: on VC for pre-op exam CIRDC dx 3 days ago serous nasal discharge a: CIRDC bite wound P: temp sx waiver until CIRDC cleared (recheck on 2/8) 02/02/17 14:33 S/O: good appetite and energy sneezing serous nasal dc A: CIRDC P: move to iso 250mg Doxycycline PO SID x10days px: good 1/26/17 Hx: Got into a fight with a yorkie yesterday. Yorkie had a broken leg and a a few punctures. This pt had a few punctures as well. S: Alert, follows movement around him, allows handling. Pants constantly. O: BAR-H, BCS 5/9, MMs pink and moist, CRT <2 sec EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. Close-cropped ears. Moderate tartar and gingivitis. Small 1 cm long superficial abrasion dorsal to left eye. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Panting. Quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. Small superficial abrasion on mid-antebrachium of left front leg. UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical. A: 1. Bit another dog recently 2. Small abrasions to face and LFL 3. Dental disease Short-term prognosis: Excellent P: No treatment needed at this time. DOH hold and then neuter/rabies vx. 1088
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