ROCKY ROAD – A1124361
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My name is ROCKY ROAD. My Animal ID # is A1124361.
I am a male black am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/05/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
09/07/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rocky Road A1124361 is at risk due to a New Hope Only behavior determination. He has displayed a low threshold for arousal while on- and off-leash in the care center, and when overstimulated has begun to redirect onto his handler by nipping at arms and tugging on clothing.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/05/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 49.6 LBS.
Date:09/05/17 15:48 Canine DAPP Product Name:Nobivac 1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination:RFL Revaccination Date:09/19/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541374A Location of Vaccination:Intra nasal Revaccination Date: 03/05/18 Rabies Product Name:Nobivac Rabies 1 Serial Number 182849 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:09/04/18 Veterinarian: 1444 pyrantel orally effipro topically hwt:negative MC-inserted
09/05/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/05/17 11:55 Upon intake Rocky Road was very friendly he had a wiggly body. He sat on command and allowed the counselor to collar him.
No Web Memo
09/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Rocky Road A1124361 KNOWN HISTORY: None 9/5/17 Unaltered male, stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/6/17 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. 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 Road was social towards the assessor; though Rocky Road shows a fairly low threshold for arousal and quickness to use his mouth, mouthing the assessor’s arm with moderate pressure, he allowed all handling. PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Rocky Road is a hyper-motivated dog. He solicits high energy play-paw slapping and jumping on the dogs-, ignoring the other dog’s social cues. He does not respond to corrections or handler interruptions. Rocky Road was brought in as a stray so his behavior around other dogs is unknown. Due to his behaviors in group, we feel that Rocky Road should not visit dog parks and be the only resident dog, until he has had the opportunity to learn appropriate social skills when interacting with other dogs. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 9/5/17 Rocky Road was very friendly he had a wiggly body. He sat on command and allowed the counselor to collar him. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 9/5/17 During the initial examination Rocky Road was friendly, rambunctious, difficult to restrain, mouthy, but happy. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Rocky Road so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center Rocky Road has been active and enthusiastic. He may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. Rocky Road will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Rocky Road has displayed concern in the care center while on leash and off leash during interaction and enrichment sessions outside. Rocky Road becomes highly aroused when over-stimulated and directs his energy onto handlers; nipping at handler’s arms and making attempting to grab and tug at clothing. Rocky Road is unable to readily settle and continues to arouse despite best attempts to refocus his attention. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_ No children (under 13) _X_ Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in the shelter environment, the behavior department recommends Rocky Road be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Rocky Road to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Rocky Road to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Rocky Road presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Social hyperarousal: Rocky Road has displayed a low threshold for arousal at the care center, quickly becoming mouthy and jumpy when excited during interactions (on leash and off), unable to readily settle. He will need positive reinforcement, force-free training to teach him to remain calm in the presence of excitement, by rewarding him with treats for calm behavior. He should be fed out of puzzle toys and Kongs to give him appropriate outlets to channel his energy. At any time that Rocky Road becomes jumpy or mouthy, people should walk away from him and into another room. _X_ Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition: Rocky Road has shown some mouthiness in the care centers. Rocky Road was mouthy throughout the assessment, and is quick to put his teeth on skin. He applies moderate pressure; this is likely an attention-seeking behavior, but it should be replaced with an alternative behavior as it can frighten people. We recommend never playing with bare hands – always with a toy – and ending play or attention whenever Rocky Road puts teeth on skin. He should be rewarded with attention and treats when he stops and/or when he is seeking attention in alternate ways.
09/06/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Rocky Road is a hyper-motivated dog. He solicits high energy play-paw slapping and jumping on the dogs-, ignoring the other dog’s social cues. He does not respond to corrections or handler interruptions. Rocky Road was brought in as a stray so his behavior around other dogs is unknown. Due to his behaviors in group, we feel that Rocky Road should be the only resident dog until he has had the opportunity to learn appropriate social skills when interacting with other dogs. 9/6: Rocky Road solicits high energy, sloppy play- barking, bouncing and ignoring social cues from the helper dog. Handlers have a difficult time slowing him down. 9/7: Rocky Road displays inappropriate behaviors when introduced to a novel male dog. He ignores the greeter’s uncomfortability and body gesture and repeatedly corners him- offering chin overs and hard barking. He ignores all interruptions from handlers.
09/05/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 7-8m Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Found stray Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – Friendly, rambunctious, difficult to restrain, mouthy, but happy Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective T = P = 140 R = pant BCS 5 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: excellent, adult canines present but not fully erupted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI x 2 MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: overtly healthy 7-8m mi pit cross Plan: continued monitoring Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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