REBEL – A1096746
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My name is REBEL. My Animal ID # is A1096746.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 12 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/13/2016 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was NYCHA BAN.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/27/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 49.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/13/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/13/16 16:38 Basic Information Rebel is male nuetered american pitbull terrier. He is 8 year old and owner is surrendering due to landlord not allowing pets. There are no injuries or health problems owner is aware of. Socialization Around strangers he barks and is fearful. He lived with a 7, 9, 11, and 2 year old. He is relaxed and respectful with them. When playing with the children he is exuberant and gentle. When playing with adults he is exuberant. He has not lived or spent time with dogs or cats. There is no bite history of a person or animal. Behavior Owner stated that he barks too much. He is nervous with storms. He isnt bothered when touching food bowl, bone, or toy. He isn’t bothered when holding or restraining. He likes baths and brushing. He isnt bothered with trimming of nails. For the new family to know OWner described him as playful, pushy, and fearful. His activity level is high. When owner is home he stays in a favorite spot. He likes chew toys and tugging. He was kept mostly indoors and eats dry food. He is partially house trained and has accidents a few times a week. When left alone in house he is well behaved. He does well in a crate for 5 hours. He doesn’t know any commands. He pulls very hard on leash and wanders but comes when called Behavior upon intake Rebel was barking when counselor approached, ears back and tail not wagging. Counselor did not collar or take proper intake photo.
No Web Memo
11/16/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Altered, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults/Children (ages seven, nine, eleven, and twelve) Behavior toward children: Exuberant/gentle Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Playful, pushy, and fearful. His activity level is high. Other notes: Barks and is fearful around strangers. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/16/16 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. 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. Flank Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Rebel was friendly and social towards the assessor; he displayed no other behavior concerns. PLAYGROUP: Rebel’s previous owner reported that he has not spent time with other dogs. When off leash at the Care Center, Rebel mostly ignores male and female dogs and keeps to himself. He is tolerant, but stressed by their greetings, displaying lip licks and look aways. The Behavior Department believes it is in Rebel’s best interest to be the only dog in the home, however he may be comfortable with a dog that matches his calm energy. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/14/16 During his initial medical exam Rebel appeared nervous and tolerated minimal handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Rebel has a medium activity level in the care center. RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
11/14/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rebel’s previous owner reported that he has not spent time with other dogs. When off leash at the Care Center, Rebel mostly ignores male and female dogs and keeps to himself. He is tolerant, but stressed by their greetings, displaying lip licks and look aways. The Behavior Department believes it is in Rebel’s best interest to be the only dog in the home, however he may be comfortable with a dog that matches his calm energy. 11/14: Rebel appears very nervous with a tucked body and slow movements. He turns his head away from the direction of the helper dog at the gate. He maintains his distance from the other dog throughout the session, keeping to himself. When approached he lip licks and moves quickly to increase the distance between himself and the other dog. 11/16: Rebel mostly keeps to himself as he explores the pen with a neutered male dog. He is tolerant of the other dog’s face to face greetings, displaying look aways. 11/17: Rebel was sexually motivated, attempting to mount when greeting a group of females. He listens to handler interruption momentarily before reverting to his mounting behavior. When introduce to an intact male, he greeted him briefly then increase his distance when the male attempted to mount him. 11/18: In a group of calm female dogs, Rebel is sexually motivated but responds well to handler interruptions and explores the pen.
11/14/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan positive # 985121004774939 Nervous, tolerate minimal handling No signs of aggression Neutered male, 8 years old Geriatic Alopecia on back legs, back Corneal sclerosis Moderate tartar and gingivitis Dry skin, no ticks and fleas Ears clear Nose clear Amb x 4 Barh
11/22/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
11/22/16 Recheck skin and lameness S/O: BARH. Allows all handling. BCS 3/5 EENT: Nuclear sclerosis, mild mucoid nasal discharge, mild otitis externa (R>L) H/L: Coughing, lungs auscult clear INTEG: Several areas of alopecia with underlying dermatitis, no pustules or papules M/S: Ambulatory x 4, appears comfortable walking and getting up in run A: Geriatric, dermatitis – improving on current therapy, arthritis – doing well on current therapy; CIRDC P: Move to isolation, adding doxycycline 250mg po q24 x 10 days. Good prognosis 11/15/16 Geriatric exam, check skin. O: QARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT
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