SARGENTO – A1091533
Safe - 10-15-2016 Manhattan
My name is SARGENTO. My Animal ID # is A1091533.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 10/05/2016 from NY 10016, owner surrender reason stated was HOUSE SOIL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/12/2016 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 50.8 LBS.
mpod coughing Doxy 100mg 2 1/2 tabs sid x 10 days ok’d by vet.
10/10/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/10/16 20:07 Sargento was only with his adoptive family for a few hours so they do not have many details on his personality and behavior, but they were able to tell us a little bit. Sargento seemed calm in the shelter, but when they took him home he displayed a very high activity level. He pulled hard on leash, ran around the house without being able to be stopped, jumped on counters, almost knocked over their tv, and was playing tug with their sofa. Sargento also peed inside the home one time. Client stated that Sargento was also very sweet- he was friendly with them and loved to lick and be near them. He would take treats very gently from their hands, and when he was playing with a toy a human was holding he would be very gentle. During this time, Sargento interacted with two adults.
10/11/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Say, “Cheese!” Not that you’ll need any help smiling around this force of nature. Safe to say they don’t come any cuter than Sargento. His dark chocolate coat is lush and thick (all the better to run your fingers through). And that face! His gorgeous mug starts with an adorably wrinkled brow and ends with a wet, button nose (all the better wake you with come morning). And those FEETS. Ever-so-slightly too big for his body, and with toes all dipped in white, those paws undoubtedly have one special resting place in mind–and that’s on you! Anywhere you’ll allow them. The moment I meet 1.5 year-old Sargento I’m smitten, and things only improve from there. Sargento is a lover of toys, of fun, and adventure and your best bet is just to hang on for the ride. When I reach into my bag and lean down to let him choose, “Mr. Bird, Mr. Fish, or Mr. Squeaky,” the answer of course is a rousing “ALL THREE!” And from that moment, he’s in heaven. As passersby stop to admire our boy, he greets them with a wag and a smile. Passing pups get even less of a reaction (sniff and a nod) then it’s back to the business (of playing) at hand. Not to be cheesy, but I’m just ooey gooey over this delicious creature and think he’d be the perfect “accompaniment” to any home. Don’t say “cheese!” Say “Sargento!” And get ready for a lifetime of fun. Sargento is waiting in adoptions at Manhattan’s ACC. Another volunteer writes: As cute as can be, Sargento play bows to his toys and enjoys walking with a toy in his mouth. He’s a lively little guy, snuggly, executes a perfect ‘sit’ as soon as he knows a treat is coming taking it like a perfect gentleman, and seems to be very housetrained. Affectionate when he’s played out, he’s hoping for a fun, lively family and a toy box full of toys. You’re going to love watching him play bow to his pink dog, or his green cow, or his purple pull toy (he also enjoys a good game of tug). Sargento also likes to play tug with his leash so needs some positive reinforcement training that his leash is not a toy, but he’s smart and with lots of exercise and lots of love he’ll get it. He’s looking for his new person to love him, provide whatever training is needed and love him some more. It’s going to be an easy give as he’s a totally loveable little guy. Come meet him today.
09/29/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/29/16 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. 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: 2. Follows at end of leash, body soft, jumpy and mouthy (moderate) Squeeze 1/2: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure. 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. Summary: Sargento was a bit excited during some of the handling part of the assessment but was easily refocused and remained sociable towards the handler. No concerns were displayed during his behavior assessment. PLAYGROUP: 10/7: When introduced off leash with a spayed female Sargento initially attempts to mount, but after offered correction he engages in rough, vocal play. The behavior department feels that Sargento may be most compatible with another playful dog, pending slow introductions. He arrived initially as a stray, so in home behavior with other dogs is not known. MEDICAL Behavior: 9/27/16 During his initial medical examination, Sargento readily allowed all handling ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an Average amount of dog experience)
10/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
10/7: When introduced off leash with a spayed female Sargento initially attempts to mount, but after offered correction he engages in rough, vocal play. The behavior department feels that Sargento may be most compatible with another playful dog, pending slow introductions. He arrived initially as a stray, so in home behavior with other dogs is not known.
10/10/2016 POST ADOPTION PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was AVERAGE
10/10/16 16:54 on VC list for sneezing–not observed recheck tomorrow 10/5 Post adoption Was at ACC from 09/2016-10/16 Altered male–just had surgery Scan positive for a microchip # 981020019636210 1yr and 6 months according to our records As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D Up to date on all vaxes
10/12/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
mpod coughing Doxy 100mg 2 1/2 tabs sid x 10 days ok’d by vet.
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