ROCKY – A1112246
Safe - 6-4-2017 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is ROCKY. My Animal ID # is A1112246.
I am a male br brindle cane corso mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/17/2017 from NY 10314, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-097471.
05/31/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rocky A1112246 was placed At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/31/2017 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 110.0 LBS.
Sneezing Nasal discharge seen As per Dr.0844 5.5 tablets Doxycycline 100mg SIDX10 days
05/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/17/17 12:52 Basic Information: Rocky is a 3 year old male Cane Corso Mix that has no past or current medical issues that the family member is aware of. Previous owner is no longer able to care to the animal due to personal reasons. Socialization: According to the family member, around strangers, Rocky is friendly and outgoing. Around adults and children, Rocky is respectful and playful. With adults, Rocky plays in a gentle or exuberant manner. With children, Rocky plays in a gentle manner. Rocky has lived with a female Sharpei and was respectful and playful and played in a gentle or exuberant manner. Rocky has never been exposed to cats so behavior around them is unknown. Rocky has spent time with a rabbit and was described as friendly & gave kisses. He has never bitten a person or another animal. Behavior: The family member stated that Rocky doesn’t have any behavioral issues. During loud noises Rocky is nervous. Rocky would sometimes resource guard food with the other dog and growl at them. Rocky isn’t bothered when someone touches his food while eating. Rocky either isn’t bothered or is friendly when any food, treat, or toy is taken from him or when he is pushed or pulled off furniture. Rocky isn’t bothered by having baths or his coat brushed. Rocky is afraid when having his nails trimmed. Rocky barks & growls when an unfamiliar person approaches the home or yard. Rocky isn’t bothered when an unfamiliar person approaches a family member. For a New Family to Know: Rocky is described as friendly, affectionate, excitable, and playful with a high activity level. When in the home, Rocky is the type to follow you around seeking attention. Rocky likes blankets and playing fetch and tug. Rocky was kept indoors and outdoors with a free choice to go outside due to the door to the yard always being open. Rocky is mostly house-trained and would rarely have any accidents. Rocky usually goes to the bathroom on the grass. When left alone in the home or yard, Rocky would be well-behaved. Rocky knows commands sit & give paw. For exercise, he played in the yard. Rocky was never walked on leash and when he was off the leash he would remain by their side.
05/30/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Big, Handsome Rocky!!! was my first thought when I saw Rocky. Fast forward to our actual introduction, and not only is he handsome, he’s smart, he can sit, go down for treats and expertly avoided going in the pool (I think Rocky isn’t a big fan of the wading pool). Rocky seems like a low key kinda guy who loves getting hugs and giving kisses. watch his video below to see for yourself. If you’re interested in giving Rocky a new home, please come to the Care Center and meet him.
05/23/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 5/17/2017 Unaltered male, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults, large dog Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing Behavior toward children: Respectful and playful, plays gently Behavior toward dogs: Respectful and playful, played gentle and/or exuberantly Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: At times Rocky would growl at the other resident dog over food, he has shown no issues with people. Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes, mostly housetrained. Door was left open and Rocky had choice to go inside or outside, very rarely had any accidents. Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, excitable, and playful with a high activity level. Other notes: Rocky has spent time with a rabbit and was gentle, affectionate. He may become nervous during loud noises such as storms and fireworks and when his nails are trimmed. Rocky may growl when someone unfamiliar approaches the home or yard. He was never walked on leash. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/23/2017 Look: 1. Dog leans forward to lick the Assessor’s face, ears back and eyes averted. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth open. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, a bit distracted. Squeeze 1 / 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip, body neutral. Owner reports he enjoys playing fetch and tug. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral. Summary: Rocky displayed no concerning behavior during his assessment. PLAYGROUP: We did not have a novel female for an interaction so Rocky was greeted while on leash. Rocky is very soft at the gate, when greeted by a female. The female rushed in when approached, rocky became a bit tense and offered a hard correction. Rocky appeared uncomfortable, the interaction was ended. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/18/2017 During his initial medical exam, Rocky was tense but allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: His owner describes Rocky as having a high activity level. In the care center Rocky has displayed as having a medium level of energy. He is a social, affectionate dog who will require daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially in the behaviors outlined below) Potential challenges: _X_House soiling: Rocky’s owner reports he had free access to home/yard and would rarely have accidents. He may need guidance with housetraining to reinforce only eliminating outside and at certain times during the day. He would do best with a regularly scheduled routine, fed and let out/walked at the same times each day to establish a routine. _X_Resource guarding: Although not displayed toward any people, owner reports at times Rocky would growl if approached by other resident dog while eating. We recommend that Rocky be left alone while eating. Any other resident dogs should be fed separately and have an in depth interaction before considering adoption. _X_Fearful: Rocky is reportedly fearful of loud noises and nail trims. In the care center, Rocky was fearful and timid when first introduced to new areas and people, hiding under dog bed, yowling and avoiding the leash. Once comfortable, Rocky is playful, enthusiastic, and affectionate. We recommend allowing Rocky to interact at his own pace. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing him to new/unfamiliar situations. He does best with a slow approach, preferably with treats, and should never be forced to submit to handling or petting when showing clear signs he is uncomfortable. _X_Leash-manners: Rocky has never been walked on a leash, having free access to the backyard. In the care center, he avoids the rope and may vocalize while distressed. He may do best with a harness so as to not approach directly overhead and around his neck area. Rocky may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to learn to walk properly.
05/25/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
We did not have a novel female for an interaction so Rocky was greeted while on leash. Rocky is very soft at the gate, when greeted by a female. The female rushed in when approached, rocky became a bit tense and offered a hard correction. Rocky appeared uncomfortable, the interaction ended.
05/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Approx 5 years old Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – tense but tolerated exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, AU-mild brown waxy debris, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: muzzled, mild dental calc PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 descended testicles MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment appears heatlhy Plan Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
05/31/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
Sneezing Nasal discharge seen As per Dr.0844 5.5 tablets Doxycycline 100mg SIDX10 days
Generated on May 31 2017 6:00PM
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