ROCKY – A1074070 (ALT ID A1097932)
Safe - 12-17-2016 Manhattan
ROCKY – A1074070 (ALT ID A1097932)
NEUTERED MALE, TAN / WHITE, STAFFORDSHIRE MIX, 1 yr, 4 mos
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, HOLD RELEASED Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 11/26/2016, From NY 10029, DueOut Date 11/29/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: 981020017348379 Sex: neutered male Age: reported 1y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: minimal staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: allowed all handling, hyper and eager to exit cage, friendly and playful Medication: N/A, preventatives given
A volunteer writes: As tempted as I always am to sing the theme song from Rocky and imagine the dog named Rocky running up the steps in Philadelphia to the song, this Rocky would rather be snuggling, and chilling out on the nearest bench after some play. Beyond gorgeous, with the sweetest little facial expressions, when in his kennel he lets me know he’d rather be out with me. Leashed and out we go, Rocky is mostly good on leash, didn’t mind being tethered for some pictures in the park showing off his sit and taking treats softly. Rocky was surrendered to our care due to landlord issues. We’re told that he’s friendly and outgoing to everyone, has lived with 7 and 14 yo children and plays gently with them as he does with adults, plays with dogs met outside the home, will bark back at fireworks (how cute is that?), enjoys baths and brushing, and will pout if awakened from a nap (love that!). Rocky likes to go on runs with his former owner, is housetrained, is crate trained but doesn’t need it anymore. I loved my time with Rocky – I loved snuggling with him, watching him play, chilling out when he was ready, and he has the cutest habit of lying down and tucking his paws under him. Can we say awwwwwwwwww? He seemed a little bit nervous about my camera but was a rock star nonetheless for photos and I could have taken pictures and hung out with him all day. Friendly, lively, playful and energetic, our Rocky is looking for a person or family to provide lots of exercise, lots of playtime, and most importantly, lots of love. He has a knack for making friends with every wiggle of his butt, and I guarantee you’ll fall in love fast. Come meet him and find out.
PROFILE: 11/26/16 13:17
Rocky’s previous owner says that he is a very friendly and outgoing pup to everyone. He plays gently with adults and kids and has lived with a 7 and 14 year old. He plays with all dogs he meets outside on walks and is both gently and exuberant towards them. Rocky has never played with cats. During loud noises such as fireworks, Rocky is not bothered but will bark back. When trying to take away his food bowl, treats and other toys, Rocky will growl but never shows signs of real aggression. He isn’t bothered when you pull him off of furniture or restrain him in any way but will pout if awoken. Rocky enjoys getting baths and being brushed but his previous owner never tried cutting his nails so it is unknown how he would react. When an unfamiliar person approaches his previous owner or his apartment, Rocky will be alert and then sniff them out. His previous owner describes him as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable with a very high activity level. His favorite qualities of Rocky are that Rocky is always happy and never aggressive. He loves balls, stuffed and squeaky toys. Rocky’s favorite activity is fetch but he also enjoys playing tug. He was mostly kept indoors except when he went on long runs with his owner to get all of his energy out. Rocky likes sleeping on his own bed but when awake would follow his owner around all day. He is very house-trained and never has accidents; he likes to go to the bathroom on the cement. When left alone, Rocky gets a little anxious and will bark for the first moments by himself. Rocky was crate-trained but after a while his previous owner decided he didn’t need it anymore. He knows sit, down, stay, and come. When on-leash Rocky will pull a little but when off leash will wander some but would always come back to his owner. Rocky is used to eating dry food twice a day (about 1 and a half cups per feeding) and especially likes Diamond brand. His favorite treats are Milk bones.
On intake, Rocky had a lot of energy. He kept barking until his owner left and then tried to run around the room. He kept jumping up onto chairs, myself, and the counter but only wanted to play. It was hard getting him to sit still for pictures (he seemed nervous of the camera) and to get collared. However, when medical came in to give him vaccinations, he stood still until they were over. His energy level is definitely high but after trying to run around he tired himself out and laid down.
Altered, Owner Surrender
Previously lived with: Adults/Children (ages seven and fourteen)
Behavior toward children: Plays gently with them
Behavior toward dogs: Gently and exuberantly playful
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
FG/RG: Will growl if his food bowl, treats, or toys are taken away
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable with a very high activity level
Other notes: Upon intake Rocky displayed a high level of energy, barking and running around playfully
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/27/16
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft, panting, jumps up between attempts to lick Assessor.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Dog jumps lightly on Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure.
Squeeze 2: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves his legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw.
Toy: 1. 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
Summary: Rocky displayed no behavioral concerns on his assessment.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/27/16
During his initial medical exam Rocky appeared high energy, friendly, and playful, and he allowed all handling.
_X_No young children (under 5)
_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_Resource guarding (See known history; We cannot be certain whether any guarding or possessive behavior may appear in a home environment, but we recommend adopters comfortable with safe management and modification of guarding behavior in case it does.)
RTO – 05/19/16
MALE, TAN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER / LABRADOR RETR, 9 mos
OWNER SUR – PRE RTO, HOLD FOR RTO Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/17/2016, From NY 10029, DueOut Date 05/17/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary BARH scan negative young male intact clean EENT clean coat NOSF
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