ROYALTY – A1112675
Gone - 5-31-2017 Manhattan
My name is ROYALTY. My Animal ID # is A1112675.
I am a neutered male gray and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/20/2017 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK.
05/30/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Royalty A1112675 is at risk due to CIRDC diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/29/2017 Exam Type MS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 52.6 LBS.
S/O BAR expiratory cough with end gag A CIRDC P move to iso doxycycline 250 mg PO SID x 14 days
05/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/30/17 16:07 Basic Information: Royalty is a 5 year old large breed dog who been with owner since he was a week old. He was given as a gift from someone off the street. He appears healthy and has no health concerns. Owner surrendered Royalty due to owner being sick. Social Life and Personality: Royalty lived with mainly one male adult but been around different people his entire life. Owner stated Royalty is friendly and outgoing to everyone he meets. He’s been around children ages 3 and up and plays very gentle with adults and children as well. Royalty will interact with small dogs with his body low and tail wagging. He usually tries to avoid other dogs but when made contact with them he’s friendly overall. Royalty grew up with a cat in the household and he is very tolerant and respectful but will play chase in a friendly manner. She’s mostly indoors and activity is high because she runs a lot. Owner describes Royalty as a gentle soul. Behavior: Royalty has never bitten anyone owner stated. He is afraid of fireworks/storms and will hide underneath the bed or kitchen table. Owner really doesn’t touch his food bowl while eating but will tell him to wait before eating. He can take toys and treats away from his mouth. He loves water and being groomed. Royalty will bark if someone knocks and doesn’t recognize the person scent but once the visitor is inside the house he is seeking attention. For a New Family to Know: Royalty is trained to use the bathroom outdoors twice a day and will pull hard on a leash. Owner suggests harnesses. He likes to follow owner around the house or stay in his favorite spot which is the hallway. He likes to play with chew/bone toys and eat wet and dry food Pedigree mix with water. He is well -behaved when home alone and only in crate late nights to go to sleep or company comes over. Royalty knows comes sit and stay with fingers. For example, owners pointer finger means sit and when he puts up two fingers it means stay. Royalty will stay for about 15 minutes and owner can walk away and don’t have to worry about him moving. Owner stated Royalty is affectionate and anxious.
05/24/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: So, so gorgeous and friendly, our Royalty isn’t stuck up at all, nor can he do the royal wave, or ride in a carriage (well, maybe a car), nor is he attended by servants. What he is, is friendly, apparently super housetrained (he peed for so long I was afraid he’d topple over), playful, snuggly and so very handsome. Surrendered to our care as his person is ill and can no longer take care of him, Royalty is making the best out of his new circumstances. His coat is a gorgeous slate grey, his weight perfect for his size, he loves to snuggle, and loves to get a chin scratch, raising his head like a cat to give me better access. And treats? Yes, he sits for them and takes them with the softest mouth ever. I mean ever! I wanted to keep giving him treats so that his soft mouth could tickle the palm of my hand :). Putting his paws in my lap and giving me a big smile and a kiss, we cuddle for a while before Royalty is off again sniffing all the good scents the pen has to offer and greeting another dog through the fence. Royalty can get a little mouthy from time to time, but no pressure, and is easily stopped, but it’s recommended he not go into a home with young children. I see this sweet boy cuddled up with his new person, enjoying their favorite TV show, reading a good book and simply enjoying each other’s company. Looking for a tried and true companion? So is Royalty, so come meet him today. A volunteer writes: I came to Royalty’s kennel as he was leaning against the door being stroked by a staffer. I think he could have stayed there all day if she was willing. My love affair with this boy continues as we head outside for some off leash time. Again showing off his housetraining skills, he then puts his head in my lap for some petting, gets a tad playful, but is mostly content to enjoy treats and hang out in my lap. He’s such a joy, a total love who loves to chill out but from time to time shows a little mischievous glint in his eye. Love that! Ready to find true love, he’s hoping you’ll ask to meet him today.
05/22/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/20/17 Unaltered Male, Owner Surrender SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 5/22/2017 Look: 2. Dog is initially difficult to position. Once positioned eyes are averted, 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 into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, ears back, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, displays high energy and movement. He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not pull back paw. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand, moderate pressure. Toy 1: 1. Dog playfully engages, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy. Summary: Royalty shows a fairly low threshold for arousal and quickness to use his mouth. PLAYGROUP: 5/22: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog Royalty follows while whining and posturing himself to mount. When unable to mount, he continues to follow, then solicit play while arousing himself. He begins to vocalize, and becomes a bit tense. The behavior department recommends that future introductions to other dogs be supervised, conducted at a slow pace, to respectful, highly tolerant dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/21/17 During his initial medical exam, Royalty was social and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Royalty so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, Royalty displays with a high activity level. He will require daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend food puzzles and long lasting chews, as well as walks, runs, and play to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially in the behaviors outlined below) _X_No young children (under 5) – Royalty is a large, strong dog who has shown some mouthiness in the care center. We feel this could be intimidating to young children. Older, dog-savvy children may be considered pending an in-depth interaction. Potential challenges: _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control – Royalty displays high energy and movement, playing exuberantly, at times jumping up, pulling, mouthing. It is recommended that default behaviors such as ‘leave it’, ‘sit/stay’, and ‘down’ are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended. _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition – Royalty has shown some mouthiness in the care center, at times with 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 only using positive reinforcement, reward based training as any aversive techniques may reduce the human-animal bond and make the problem worse.
05/22/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/22: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog Royalty follows while whining and posturing himself to mount. When unable to mount, he continues to follow, then solicit play while arousing himself. He begins to vocalize, and becomes a bit tense. The behavior department recommends that future introductions to other dogs be supervised, conducted at a slow pace, to respectful, highly tolerant dogs.
05/21/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/21/17 14:22 Wagging tail, seemed very friendly initially but became a little timid with exam, no major signs of aggression just deep stare, muzzled just in case, overall good dog just go slow BAR Clear OU/AU, nndc OP muzzled, not examined PLN wnl H/L reg, no obvious murmur, ssp, lungs clear/eupenic ABD snp MSK amb x 4 Integ slightly dry and flaky, mildly pruitic, no ectoparasites noted, otherwise wnl BCS 5/9 UG m/i, both testes down, smooth and symmetrical Neuro alert and appropriate A:Suspect allergies-environment vs. food Otherwise apparently healthy P:Benadryl 50 mg PO BID x 7 days Recheck in 7 days +/- extend Benadryl Consider hypoallergenic diet Good prognosis
05/29/2017 MS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
S/O BAR expiratory cough with end gag A CIRDC P move to iso doxycycline 250 mg PO SID x 14 days
Generated on May 30 2017 6:00PM
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