ROCKY M – A1101054
Gone - 1-21-2017 Brooklyn
My name is ROCKY M. My Animal ID # is A1101054.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/05/2017 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was ATT ANIMAL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/19/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 48.0 LBS.
Pyrantel –2.4cc given PO
01/05/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/05/17 15:37 Rocky M is a three year old black and white neutered American Pitbull terrier. He was surrendered by his owner due to an incident with another dog. Rocky M was born in the home and was taken to the ASPCA for vaccines about a year and a half ago. Rocky M has lived with one adult in his previous home. He has not been around children or cats. Rocky has only been around other dogs while on walks, owner stated he will bark and attempt to get off leash. Owner noticed he will bark at larger dogs and ignore the small dogs when outside. Rocky M has a bite history. Rocky M is walked three times a day and is used to unleashed walks. Owner stated he is not used to leashed walks and will pull on leash. He can be destructive at times and will chew on shoes in the home. He is fearful when he hears trains travelling overhead and will tuck his tail and hide. Rocky M is not bothered when his food is touched while eating or when a treat is taken away. Rocky M does not mind when he is bathed and is fearful when brushed, he will tense and move away from the brush. Rocky M will bark when a stranger approaches his home and once they are inside he will jump up and greet them. Rocky M is described as a affectionate and mellow dog. He likes to play with balls and has been kept only indoors. Rocky M is housetrained and rarely has accidents indoors. Rocky M knows the command sit. He eats dry dog food and is free fed; he loves chicken as a treat. Upon intake Rocky M had a tense body, when approached by counselor he slowly wagged his tail and licked counselors hand. Counselor was able to collar, scan (negative) and photograph.
No Web Memo
01/19/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 01/05/17 Intact male, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: One Adult Behavior toward strangers: Rocky M will bark when a stranger approaches his home though once they are inside he will jump up and greet them. Behavior toward children: Rocky M has not been exposed to children Behavior toward dogs: Rocky M will bark and attempt to get off leash when he sees larger dogs on walks, he will ignore small dogs. Behavior toward cats: None reported Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Yes, Rocky M has slipped out of his collar and attacked another dog, drawing blood. Housetrained: Rocky M is house-trained Energy level/descriptors: Rocky M is described as a affectionate and mellow dog. Other notes: Rocky M can be destructive at times and will chew on shoes in the home. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 01/19/17 Summary: Rocky M has allowed some handling in the care center but he is tense and avoids interaction with his new caretakers. Rocky M will watch and track the humans around him carefully at all times. Due to the behaviors observed, and out of concern for his stress level, we do not feel it is appropriate to perform a handling assessment at this time. Please review the full owner surrender profile for information on Rocky M’s behavior in his previous home as a guideline. PLAYGROUP: Rocky M is muzzled and enters the pen displaying nervous body language, a lowered body and tucked tail. He shows no interest in greeting the female dog, remaining still in the middle of the pen. The female approaches him and begins sniffing him. He displays neutral body language and does not sniff her before becoming occupied with removing the muzzle. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 01/05/17 During his initial medical examination, Rocky M appeared tense though allowed all handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Single-pet home _X_Recommend no dog parks _X_Place with a New Hope partner (Due to the fear/avoidance behavior displayed in the care center, we cannot fully evaluate Rocky M and feel that he will be best set up to succeed through placement with a New Hope partner. We recommend only positive reinforcement-based, force-free training for Rocky M as aversive methods are likely to heighten his fear and increase aggression.) Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Rocky M is extremely nervous around strangers and can be difficult to handle. He has no bite history with humans but shows clear signs of discomfort. It is important to respect those signs and to help Rocky M gain comfort and confidence in order to avoid escalation.) _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration
01/11/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rocky M was surrendered to the Care Center due to an incident with another dog. As per owner he was walking Rocky M when he got off leash and attacked the other dog. He was unable to provide more information. Due to his DOH status, a muzzle was placed on him before he was allowed to greet another dog. 1/11: Rocky M is muzzled and enters the pen displaying nervous body language, a lowered body and tucked tail. He shows no interest in greeting the female dog, remaining still in the middle of the pen. The female approaches him and begins sniffing him. He displays neutral body language and does not sniff her before becoming occupied with removing the muzzle.
01/05/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: Negative Sex: neutered Age: 3 years Eyes:clear Ears:clear Nose:clear Teeth:mild stainng Skin: shiny coat Hair Coat: Behavior: nervous during the exam but allow handling Skinny body condition- ribs easily seen on initial- put on tid feedings Medication:none
01/12/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
01/12/17 CIRDC noted on rounds S/O: QAR. Eating well. EENT: Eyes clear, mdoerate serous nasal discharge HL: Mild cough A: CIRDC P: Rec doxycycline 2.5ml po q24 x 10 days. Continue to monitor while at BACC Excellent prognosis
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