SIR EDWARD – A1107369
Urgent - Brooklyn
SUPER URGENT 04/16/17
SIR EDWARD – A1107369
NEUTERED MALE, BROWN / WHITE, PIT BULL / GERM SHEPHERD, 3 yrs
RETURN – AVAILABLE, HOLD FOR ID Reason PETS CONFL
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 04/15/2017, From NY 11221, DueOut Date 04/22/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Castrated male Estimated age: 3 years Microchip noted on Intake? positive 9810200197557 History : Returned by owner. Subjective: Apparently healthy male castrated dog. Observed Behavior – Friendly, BAR Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective T = Not taken P = 120bpm R = Panting BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: NAF PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Castrated male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not examined Assessment Apparently healthy Plan DAPP vaccine booster given Pyrantel and flea treatment Prognosis: Excellent.
**SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME / NO YOUNG CHILDREN**
MALE, BROWN / WHITE, BLACK MOUTH CUR MIX, 3 yrs
STRAY – STRAYAVAI, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/29/2017, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 04/01/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Stray dog, noted to be limping in right hind leg. Microchip scan neg. Friendly and social, allows all handling. BARH. HR=90, RR=24. ORAL: WNL. Minimal calculus. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic. ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated. U/G: Intact male, both testicles palpable. MS: Mod right hind lameness. No palpable fractures, swelling, or luxations. Sensitive on hip extension. No stifle effusion or cranial drawer palpable. INTEG: Skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coa. Small abrasion on dorsum of muzzle. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities A: Age est 3 yrs, intact male. Right hind lameness with sensitivity only on hip extension – r/o soft tissue injury (muscle sprain/strain). Otherwise apparently healthy. P: Start Rimadyl 100 mg. 1.5 PO q 24 hours x 5 days. Cage rest. OK for neuter surgery. Excellent prognosis.
A volunteer writes: Sir Edward is nothing but a giant puppy! He’s got one thing on his mind: TOYS! I’m not quite sure how it happened, but Sir Ed convinced me to give him nearly every toy in my bag. And once he received them, he got so overwhelmed with joy that he didn’t know what to play with first! So he settled for running to each toy, shaking it around a little and then heading off to the next to see what it could offer him. It seems the soft plushies are his favorite, because once he landed on one, all he wanted to do was squeak it softly in his mouth while checking out his surroundings and teasing the dog in the adjacent pen with it. When he’s not distracted by his toys, he shows us that he is likely housetrained, knows commands such as “sit” and “give paw” and seems to enjoy the company of other furry friends! Sir Edward is looking for an active family—one that can give him plenty of exercise and of course, lots of toys! Ask to meet him today!
KNOWN HISTORY: None
Unaltered Male, Stray
Other notes: Upon intake Sir Edward displayed loose and wiggly body language, he allowed all handling.
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: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft but whines.
Squeeze 1&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.
Summary: Sir Edward was friendly and social but can be extremely anxious (jumping, whining) in the care center. He also attempts to exit out of the assessment room several times.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
Social: These dogs truly enjoy the company of other dogs. They generally get along with all other dogs and can tolerate even very rude or inappropriate behavior.
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Sir Edward engages in high energy play with male and female dogs. He may attempt to mount, but responds well to corrections from other dogs and continues to play. Sir Edward was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Sir Edward be placed with resident dogs that match his play style.
During his medical examination, Sir Edward was friendly, social and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Sir Edward displays a very high activity level in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience)
_X_No young children (under 5)- Due to the behavior seen in the care center, we feel that Sir Edward may be overwhelming with young children. Sir Edward seems to have poor body awareness and a low threshold for frustration, so he may need guidance learning alternate behaviors and coping skills for frustrating or overly stimulation situations.
_X_Anxiety- Sir Edward has shown some signs of potential anxiety in the care center, vocalizing (whining, barking) continually through the SAFER and through play sessions outside. This behavior was not reported at intake, and we have no known history on Sir Edward, so we cannot be certain whether similar behavior will be seen in a future home environment.
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