ROCKY ROAD – A1094339
Safe - 11-9-2016 Brooklyn
My name is ROCKY ROAD. My Animal ID # is A1094339.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 10/22/2016 from NY 11229, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/05/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 71.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
10/22/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/22/16 18:31 Rocky Road is a black with white American Pit Bull that is 6 years old. The owner adopted Rocky from another animal shelter. The owner is surrendering Rocky Road due to a person issues. Rocky Road has no known illness. Rocky Road has never been around small children. When introduced to unfamiliar adults Rocky Road is friendly and excitable. He jumps up and licks people but throws his weight around. Rock Road has lived with 3 adults in the home. He is playful and affectionate. He has never been around dogs or cats. Rocky allows most handling. He allows touching his food while eating, removing toys from his mouth, receiving baths. But he has never had his nails trimmed. He has never had a bite history. Rocky Road knowns the command sit, lay down and give me paw. Rocky Road is described as playful, pushy and friendly. Due to Rocky Road weight his pulls on the leash very hard and excitable, at time he can be pushy or through his weight around. He sleeps on his doggy bed every night. Rocky Road enjoys a diet of Pedigree dry twice a day. He enjoys playing with balls or squeaky toys. Rocky Road spends most of the day outside and come indoors to sleep. He enjoys playing in the back yard and digging. Rocky Road during intake was excitable, playful and friendly. He allowed being collard, scanned and photographed. Rocky Road pulled on the leash and was anxious when taking the photograph.
11/02/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Forget marshmallows and almonds, this Rocky Road is packed with swirls of charisma and chunks of charm! He only has one functioning eye, but he does just fine. I like to pretend he’s always winking at me because we’re both in on a secret (and the secret is how awesome he is!). He is very friendly, and even friendlier when he finds out you are bearing treats. He’s super food-motivated and constantly offering his paw without being prompted (it’s the cutest). He has some quirks when it comes to going for walks, but it might just be because he’s in an unfamiliar place: he is often very interested in thoroughly sniffing the entire perimeter of parked cars we encounter (one driver joked that he must’ve been a detection dog in a previous life!) and sometimes lays down and needs lots of encouragement to get going again. So, mostly Rocky Road and I hang out off leash in the yard, but we always have a lot of fun! He loves to play with squeaky toys, does adorable head tilts at curious noises, and is very waggy and silly. He loves getting pets, will rest his head on my lap, and gives kisses (usually followed by his paw, of course!). To boot, he seems housebroken and, although he hasn’t lived with any before, has done well so far in our playgroups with other dogs. I think Rocky Road is the sweetest treat around and hope you’ll come visit him at Brooklyn ACC!
10/25/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Altered, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknnown Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Unknown Energy level/descriptors: Playful, pushy and friendly. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/25/16 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. 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. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. 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/rawhide. Summary: Rocky Road displayed no behavioral concerns on his assessment. PLAYGROUP: Rocky Road’s previous owner reported that he has never been around dogs. When off leash at the Care Center, Rocky Road initially displayed loose and wiggly body language as he socialized with male and female dogs. With further playgroup sessions, Rocky Road engages in gentle play as well as running, chase play. He may engage in mouthy play. Occasionally he mounts male and female dogs but is able to continue to play. The Behavior Department recommends that Rocky Road be placed in a home with dogs that match his play style and that a dog-dog interaction is conducted to ensure compatibility. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:10/23/16 During his initial medical exam Rocky Road allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
10/24/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rocky Road’s previous owner reported that he has never been around dogs. When off leash at the Care Center, Rocky Road initially displayed loose and wiggly body language as he socialized with male and female dogs. With further playgroup sessions, Rocky Road engages in gentle play as well as running, chase play. He may engage in mouthy play. Occasionally he mounts male and female dogs but is able to continue to play. The Behavior Department recommends that Rocky Road be placed in a home with dogs that match his play style and that a dog-dog interaction is conducted to ensure compatibility. 10/24: Rocky Road greets the female helper with a loose, wiggly body but then just walks away. He is tolerant of her pushy muzzle licks and genital sniffs but mostly just wanders the yard exploring. 10/26: In a group of calm male and female dogs, Rocky Road displays bouncy body language as he socializes. He may attempt to mount a female but immediately listens to her soft correction and walks away. He attempts to solicit gentle play but is able to wander in the pen when play is not reciprocated. 10/27-10/30: In a group of playful male and female dogs, Rocky Road initially displays bouncy body language when socializing. As the session continues, Rocky Road engages in gentle play with them. He may attempt to mount but is able to continue to play. 10/31: Rocky Road was extremely mouthy today while engaging in running chase play with male and female dogs. He would run side by side and grab at their skin with his teeth, and sometimes would follow that with a muzzle punch. He did listen to handler interruptions but would re-engage in this behavior soon after. 11/3: Rocky Road does not engage in play when solicited and sits down.
10/23/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scanned positive with Chip#985113000416358 BARH – tail wags, loves attention, allows all handling N~ 6 years Ears, nose, throat clear *Eyes – left eye injury resulting in outer lid partially closed – painful to touch. No bleeding, mild swelling. VC requested *Tail bleeding “happy tail” development. Teeth stained Coat clean, no flea dirt or parasites noted Ambx4 NOSF
11/04/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
11/04/16 CIRDC NOTED ON ROUNDS Q/BAR. COUGHING WITH MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 400MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
Generated on Nov 5 2016 6:00PM
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