RED – A1125880
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My name is RED. My Animal ID # is A1125880.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/18/2017 from NY 11369, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
09/22/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Red A1125880 is at risk with an adult-only home determination. He allows touch and handling during interactions, but shows a low threshold for arousal and is easily overstimulated on leash, grabbing and tugging, though he does refocus and settle fairly quickly. This behavior makes management in a shelter environment difficult, so we recommend that he move into a home quickly.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/19/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 65.4 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name:1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 10/3/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541376B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 03/19/18 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 221611 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 09/19/18 Veterinarian: 1416 .3.25Cc Pyrantel PO 4.0Cc Paradefense- topical HWT-neg MC
09/18/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/18/17 14:03 Red is a 2 year old unaltered male Large dog, he came to his home as a stray 3 months ago and is being surrender due to the family having not time. He has no known health issues or injures and has no recent vet history. Around strangers he is friendly and outgoing, but he is a rough due to him being mouthy and likes to jump when he greets people. He has never been around children, but around other dogs he barks at first but is aloof, keeps to himself and has no bite history. Red is hard to control due to very high activity level and likes to chew on shoes, and the sofa. He isn’t bothered when someone touches his food bowl and loves bath time and plays in the water. When an unfamiliar person comes into the home he barks then becomes friendly. Red is described as Affectionate, Playful, and Pushy with a very high activity level. He loves to follow the family around the home and likes playing with balls, squeaky toys and ropes. Red is feed twice a day dry and table food. He is house trained and uses the grass and cement. Red has never been crate trained and knows commands sit. While off leash he stays close by the owner and goes on brisk walk on leash. Upon intake Red was playful but got over aroused and was trying to bite at the Rope and had to be distracted with a squeaky toy. He was collared by the counselor.
09/23/2017 WEB MEMO
A staff member write: Today I spoke to Red and this is what he wants his future family to know: Hi my name is Red. I love people and toys. I have two favorite games; they’re called fetch and tug of war. Squeaky toys are the best! I get along with people, and dogs that love to play as much as I do, although a few humans told me I have to work on my canine skills. I would rather not go to see a veterinarian, needles scare me, but after a few treats, I am happy again. I need a house full of love, squeaky toys and people who loves games.
09/20/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Red A1125880 KNOWN HISTORY: 09/18/2017 Intact male, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, outgoing, mouthy Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Barks, aloof Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Affectionate, playful, and pushy with a very high activity level Other notes: Red is reported to destroy household items (sofa, shoes) and defecate/urinate in the home SAFER ASSESSMENT: 09/20/2017 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 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: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy or rawhide, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Summary: Red allowed all handling during his assessment, he was soft, social and displayed no concern. PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Red avoids the helper female. He explores the pens, keeping his distance. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 09/19/2017 Upon intake, Red was playful though a bit aroused and attempted to leash bite though was distracted by squeaky toys. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 09/19/2017 During his initial medical examination, Red was active, leash biting and a tense throughout his exam. ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owners describe Red as a high-energy dog. In the care center he has been active and enthusiastic. He may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. He will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help him to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded.
IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Red is an active/exuberant dog and has, at times, been difficult to manage in the care center as he becomes very over-stimulated on leash. He makes several attempts to grab and tug though readily refocuses and settles. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience) _X_No children (under 13): Red appears to easily startle and become uncomfortable with up close handling – becoming overstimulated, for these reasons we advise against a home with children at this time. Potential challenges: _X_Destructive behavior: Red is reported to show destructive behavior in the home, such as chewing on furniture and shoes. We are unaware of what, if any, attempts were made to remedy this behavior but we suggest to future adopters that Red will need to be provided with physical and mental stimulation and with a variety of appropriate and engaging chew toys so he can engage in necessary chewing behavior without damage to human objects. _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control: It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training is recommended _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition: Red has shown some mouthiness in the care center in line with his owner’s report of mouthy behavior. Little pressure is applied, but this is a behavior that should be extinguished through training alternate behaviors and lack of reward (ex. walking away whenever Red’s teeth make contact with skin). _X_Leash-biting: Red has been observed to leash bite, quickly escalating to a state of arousal and becomes difficult to manage at times. To prevent rehearsal of this undesired behavior, we recommend daily mental and physical stimulation to direct Red’s energy and enthusiasm onto more appropriate outlets (toys) rather than the leash in addition to redirecting Red’s attention (with treats) onto his handler to learn to “focus”.
09/19/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Red initially avoidant with the helper dogs but as he continues to participate in group, Red becomes confident and engages in high energy play. He attempts to grab the other dog’s tails during running chase play and has to be slow down by handlers. According to Red’s previous owner, Red barks at other dog at first but is aloof, and keeps to himself. The Behavior Department recommends that Red be placed in a home with resident dogs that match his high energy play style, and are tolerant of his mouthy solicitations. 9/19: Red avoids the helper female. He explores the pens, keeping his distance. 9/20: Red appeared much more confident, interacting socially with a female dog. He attempts to engage in play ignoring her corrections and warning. 9/21-22: Today, Red greets a neuter male, with high energy, whining and jumping at the gate. He maintains his high energy, bouncy and soliciting play when the gate is opened. During bouts of running/chase play, he displays over-arousal behavior and attempts to grab the other dog’s tail. He responds to handler interruptions and takes brief breaks, before soliciting play again.
09/19/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~2 years Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : o/s Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior -Rope reactive. Very confident and tense. Lunges at the rope. Had to be rope muzzled and flailed around during PE Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited oral exam due to muzzle PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: ok to schedule for surgery
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