ROCKY aka ROCKY B – A1074928
Safe - 1-14-2017 Manhattan
My name is ROCKY. My Animal ID # is A1074928.
I am a neutered male white and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/11/2017 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/12/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is BEGINNER, Weight 51.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
01/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/11/17 15:20 Basic Info: Rocky is a 2yr old male white & light brown APBT mix that was given to the owner as a gift from a friend 2yrs ago & is being surrendered due to owner health/moving. Rocky hasn’t been seen by a veterinarian since 6/2016 where he was diagnosed with Kidney dieses. Socialization: Around strangers Rocky is very friendly/outgoing. He’s lived with children ages ranging from newborn-9yrs old and was gentle, exuberant, playful & somewhat rough with them (during play he doesn’t know his strength) also with the adults in the home. Rocky lived with an older male Pitbull and they got along although the senior Pittie was “annoyed” by Rocky’s energy level at times. Rocky has also been around smaller breed dogs and Parrots that according to the owner he got along with as well. Rocky hasn’t bitten/scratched any person or animal. Behavior: Rocky is a hyper & excited boy that isn’t fully house broken. Rocky isn’t bothered by the following: having his food/food bowl, toys/treats touched/moved, being disturbed while sleeping/resting, being bathed or being brushed. He hasn’t had his nails trimmed. If someone approaches the home/family member he’ll bark & or jump on them (if they let him) to greet them & play. Rocky does have medical issues that cause him to poo and pee inside the home daily. For A New Family to Know: Rocky is described as very friendly, affectionate, very playful, confident, & excitable with a high activity level. The owner likes how friendly he is. Rocky enjoys playing with ball, squeaky, rope toys and games of fetch & tug. He’s mostly an indoor only dog who sleeps on a dog bed or with one of the adults & is walked 5times a day where he pulls strongly on his leash. Rocky eats dry dog Gravy train food (chicken and or turkey flavors are his favorite) 2x a day and likes any kind of dog treats. Rocky ‘s known commands are “sit” & “stay” that he doesn’t always listen to. Intake Behavior: Rocky allowed all handling. He had a loose, wiggly body and seemed to enjoy hugs and being on your lap. Rocky allowed to be scanned (+), collared & taken pictures of. Rocky then walked into the kennel on his own.
05/26/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: The perfect dog with whom to end my day!! I met Rocky B earlier in the day when he was out with a staffer, and as he gently snuggled into me for petting he won my heart. When we met later for our alone time, Rocky B was easy to leash, hopped out of his kennel and was so happy to be outside to go potty, long and often! His leash manners are outstanding, his long elegant legs walking at a nice stride, and he’s so stunning that we were stopped in the park by someone having to tell me how gorgeous my dog is! Rocky B has that adorable frumpy face that you have just have to love, and when he smiles that ear to ear smile makes the world light up! Rocky B was surrendered to us as his owner is ill and we’re told that he’s lived with children ages newborn -9yo and was gentle, playful and sometimes exuberant with them, lived well with an older pit bull, has been with small breed dogs and parrots and got along well with all. We’re told he doesn’t guard his stuff (he let me take a ball out of his mouth), doesn’t mind being bathed and brushed, will jump on people to play, and is active and affectionate. He loves playing with toys, and in his first group solicits play and when not reciprocated he roams the pen. With his model good looks, award winning smile, friendly, affectionate and playful personality, Rocky B is hoping to find a new family to love. Our behavior teams feels that a person or family with average dog experience will be a good fit and now the rest is up to you. Come meet him today. That’s ROCKY B! Don’t forget the B!
01/12/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – BEGINNER
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Neutered, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults and children aged from newborn-9 years old Behavior toward children: Gentle, exuberant, playful and somewhat rough with them Behavior toward dogs: Rocky gets along well with both large and small dogs Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Rocky is not housetrained Energy level/descriptors: Very friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and excitable with a high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 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 closed. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. 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. 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. PLAYGROUP: Rocky appears social and engages in polite play with other dogs at the care center. The behavior department recommends slow introductions between Rocky and respectful resident dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 01/11/17 During initial medical exam Rocky allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Beginner
05/25/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rocky appears social and engages in polite play with other dogs at the care center. The behavior department recommends slow introductions between Rocky and respectful resident dogs. 1/12: Rocky engages in bouts of soft play. He corrects mounting.
01/11/2017 POST ADOPTION PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: 985112002758410 Sex: neutered male Age: reported 2y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: mild staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: minor abraded area on AS pinna, old fly bite wound; reported hx of liver dz (unsure if resolved or in treatment) Behavior: allowed all handling, friendly Medication: N/A, preventatives given, boostered
01/12/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating BEGINNER
1/12/17 Hx: Was seen by vet in March 2016 for weight loss x1-2 months, and PU/PD since young adult. Bloodwork in June 2016 showed elevated WBC (26 k/ul), elevated neutrophils (21.7 k/ul), ALT and alk phos, decreased creat, phos and pancreatic specific lipase. Was treated briefly with Denamarin but no other medications. S: Alert, quiet, wagging tail, allows all handling O: BAR-H, BCS 4.5/9, MMs pink and moist, CRT <2 sec EENT: Multiple small wounds with dried blood on margins of both ears. No discharge OU, AU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Male neutered UA: USG 1.007, neg for glucose, protein, WBC, RBCs, ketones etc. CBC/chemistry: normal RBCs and WBCs but elevated eosinophils and basophils. Elevated ALT (454), alk phos (250). Normal glucose, creatinine, BUN and all other values. A: 1. PU/PD – R/O chronic kidney damage secondary to pyelonephritis vs. leptospirosis vs. other cause, vs. diabetes insipidus vs. other 2. Chronic ear margin wounds – R/O secondary to small vessel vasculitis vs. head shaking from flies? No sign of otitis externa. 3. Elevated eosinophils – R/O heartworm, GI parasites, asthma, other Short-term prognosis: Fair P: 1. Run heartworm test and perform urine microscopic exam 2. Free access to water at all times 3. Recommend abdominal ultrasound with focus on kidneys and liver 4. If kidney disease is diagnosed and treated, and this does not cause the ear margin wounds to heal, consider pentoxyfylline x4-6+ months 1088
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