ROVER – A1112854
Gone - 6-1-2017 Brooklyn
CURRENT STATUS UNKNOWN 06/01/17 **ON PUBLIC LIST**
My name is ROVER. My Animal ID # is A1112854.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/23/2017 from NY 11436, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
05/31/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rover A1112854 is at risk for behavior toward other dogs. While social with his human caretakers, he has demonstrated both on-leash and off-leash reactivity toward other dogs in the care center.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/27/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 63.0 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
05/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/23/17 14:02 Basic Information Rover A1112854 is a 4year old Male. Rover is being surrendered because of no time. Rover has never suffered any health issues or injuries. Socialization Rover is tolerant around strangers and kids. Around strangers rover can be shy , after some time he does warm up to you. Owner stated Rover has been around kids, age’s newborn and up. Around kids Rover is relaxed, playful, and tolerant of all petting. He plays Gentle with both kids and adults. Rover has no pervious experience with any dogs or cats. Behavior Rover has never bitten anyone or animal.Owner stated Rover is well behaved at all times. He is not bothered when his food is touched, takes away treats, toys, pushed off furniture, picked up, bathed, disturbed while sleeping, or groomed. Rover is not bothered if a stranger approaches or family member. For a New Family to Know Owner states Rover is friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium to high activity level. When in the house Rover likes to follow you around. Rover likes chewable toys. Rover has been kept mostly indoors and will sleep in his own bed but prefers to sleep with his owner. He was feed dry pedigree dog food. He knows commands like sit, down, come, and will give paw on command “shake”. On the leash he pulls slightly and off leash he wanders but will come when called. Behavior During Intake Rover was tolerant of all handling during intake.
No Web Memo
05/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for: Rover A1112854 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 5/23/17 Unaltered male, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults, spent time around children (ages newborn and older) Behavior toward strangers: A bit shy at first; warms up after some time. Behavior toward children: Relaxed Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Energy level/descriptors: Owner states Rover is friendly, affectionate, and playful with a medium to high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/25/16 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans in and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is wagging with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is open for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1/2: 1 Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Rover was calm and relaxed. No concerns were seen during the handling assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: According to Rover’s previous guardian, Rover has no previous experience with any dogs. When greeting a novel female dog, Rover immediately begins growling, lunging, and barking through the gate. A muzzle is placed on him as a precaution. Once in the pen, Rover immediately lunges on her back while growling. The session is ended. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 5/23/17 Rover was tolerant of all handling during intake. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/24/17 Rover was friendly, social, very excited and wiggly. Allows all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owner reports a Medium-high activity level, which matches what we have seen in the care center. Rover displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
IN SHELTER BEHAVIOR: 5/30/17 Rover is not a suitable candidate for the adoptions room due to the severe on-leash reactivity he has displayed towards other dogs. Additionally, this severe dog reactivity was seen when off- leash in playgroup. Rover poses a safety concern for handlers as well as the other dogs in the care center. Placement should be sought as soon as possible. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below). _X_Single-dog home/Recommend no dog parks: Due to Rover’s low level of sociability towards other dogs –growling and lunging towards them- the Behavior Department recommends that Grover be the only resident dog. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help Grover decrease his arousal level when greeting dogs. _X_On leash reactivity: At the care center, Rover has been observed to react to other dogs on leash, lunging towards them, barking and growling. Rover may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach him to look at you rather than other dogs, novel stimuli that may startle him. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior.
05/25/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Rover’s previous guardian, Rover has no previous experience with any dogs. 5/25: When greeting a novel female dog, Rover immediately begins growling, lunging, and barking through the gate as well as biting and shaking the fence. A muzzle is placed on him as a precaution. Once in the pen, Rover immediately lunges on her back while growling. The session is ended. Due to this high level of reactivity towards other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that Rover be the only resident dog at this time.
05/24/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
05/24/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 4 yrs Microchip noted on Intake? No. History : Brought in by owner, no medical concerns noted. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Friendly , social, very excited and wiggly. Allows all handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=100, RR=28. BCS=5/9. ORAL: No oral lesions, good dental condition. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias, no coughing. ABD: Non painful, no masse/organomegaly palpated. U/G: Intact male, both testicles palpable. MS: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness. INTEG: Full, clean haircoat. No skin lesions. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. A: Apparently healthy young adult dog. P: Ok for neuter surgery. Excellent prognosis.
05/26/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
Recheck exam. S/O: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. TPR WNL. BCS=5/9. ORAL: All adult teeth present, no oral lesions. EENT: No oculonasal discharge, no sneezing. H/L: Lungs clear. No murmurs/arrhythmias. ABD/UG: Palpation WNL. Intact male, bothe testicle are palpable MS: Amb x 4, no lameness. INTEG: Full, clean haircoat. A: Apparently healthy P: OK for elective surgery. Excellent prognosis.
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