SMORES – A1064729
SMORES – A1064729
**RETURNED AFTER 1 DAY**
NEUTERED MALE, BROWN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 11 mos
RETURN – AVAILABLE, HOLD RELEASED Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/18/2016, From NY 11421, DueOut Date 03/18/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan Positive – 981020015284013 N; 11 MO; 55 LB Extremely sweet and playful; happy to see people; easy to handle EEN clear Skin and coat clear BARH
****A PRIVATE DONOR HAS GRACIOUSLY OFFERED TO PAY $200 TO THE NEW HOPE PARTNER THAT PULLS SMORES****
My name is SMORES. My Animal ID # is A1064729.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 11 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 02/08/2016 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/22/2016 Exam Type RESOLUTION – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 53.0 LBS.
S/O: VET CHECK FOR DAY 7 OF CIRDC TREATMENT BAR ON PRESENTATION ATTENTION SEEKING, VERY TOLERABLE FOR HANDLING/EXAM NO C/S/V/D EATING VERY WELL NORMAL URINE/STOOL NO NASAL DISCHARGE (NND) A: CIRDC – RESOLVED PX: EXCELLENT P: MOVE OUT OF ISOLATION, CONTINUE COURSE OF DOXY
02/08/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/08/16 18:16 Smores is a 2 year old male brown and white american pitbull terrier who arrived as a stray surrender. Upon intake Smores was quiet and receptive to introduction but was not handled due to an acute medical condition. Counselor was able to scan for microchip (negative) and collar.
02/26/2016 WEB MEMO
A staff member writes: Just like his name, Smores is as sweet as they come! I can not emphasize enough how much this dog loves people! He has become our unoffical mascot, hanging out with everyone is our front offices and loving every minute of it. This pup would be happiest curled up next to you or just placing his head in your lap. Come see this cutie pie in Brooklyn today! A volunteer writes: If Stealing Hearts were a video game, new levels would have to be created for Smores! He arrived as a stray, but with just a little TLC, the most adorable, wiggly, Petey-patch wearing puppy was revealed! He definitely hit a rough spot, but it seems Smores was cared about at some point. He is very social and redefines the standard of being a mush. He is all about snuggling — he’s always gently propping his paws up on me, tries to make himself one with the nearest lap, generously gives kisses, and graciously solicits belly rubs. He was a little bashful when we first met, but now talks to me from his cage (accompanied by the sound of his tail thumping against the wall!). For the most part he has wonderful leash manners and he even seems to have housetraining. He LOVES toys, seems familiar with fetch, and is gentle with stuffy toys (unless he’s been cooped up a long time). Smores has everyone’s heart at the care center, but I’m sure he’d trade them all in if he could just have yours! Please come meet this incredibly sweet boy at Brooklyn ACC!
02/12/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Helper dog: A1064288 Smores came in as a stray, so his past behaviors in a home are unknown. At intake it was reported Smores was friendly and quiet, no handling was conducted due to acute medical condition. During SAFER Smores came into the assessment room calm and relaxed, he was friendly and very affectionate towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Smores follows the handler with his body a low and a bit fearful during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Smores was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Smores appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for a “Average” adopter. 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 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 low and a bit fearful. 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 gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog, or exits.
02/24/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Smores greets other dogs with a soft, wiggly body. He exchanges sniffs and attempts to solicit play with a bounce and play bows. He also engages in fluid, rowdy play with both male and female dogs. He is still a play skill novice and may be a little overwhelming for some calmer dogs however he also learns very quickly appropriate behavior responses. Due to his behavior in play group, the Behavior Department feels that Smores is suitable for a home with either male or female dogs of any temperament or play style, as long as an appropriate introduction is conducted. When of leash with other dogs, Smores greets the other dog with a soft, wiggly body. He exchanges sniffs and attempts to solicit play with a bounce and play bows. Unfortunately the helper dog was distracted by the rain and did not reciprocate. Smores did appear to be a little sexually motivated but was not pushy about it at all. 2/25 update: Smores was bouncy and energetic when greeting another dog. He became a little frustrated, whining and jumping up on the handlers, when another dog would not reciprocate play with him. 3/8- 3/10 update: Smores engaged in fluid, rowdy play with both male and female dogs today. He is still a play skill novice and may be a little overwhelming from some dogs however he also learns very quickly appropriate behavior responses. 3/13- 3/14 update: Smores may become sexually motivated however he does respond well to corrections and interruptions.
02/08/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan negative intact male approx. 10 mos. malodorous – smells of motor oil. Greasy debris all over body opened puncture wounds/lacerations throughout face/forelimbs (bilaterally), approx. 0.5-1 cm in length – likely bite wounds moderately swollen forelimbs, painful clear ou thick ear pinna, but clean au BCS = 5/9 NOSF vaccinated gave 1 ml Rimadyl (50 mg/ml) SQ once Started Clavamox – 375 mg PO BID x 10 days gave 5.3 ml pyrantel held on giving Activyl – Bathed several times using Dawn liquid soap – will likely need several more baths in the coming days. Did not give Rabies vaccine
02/18/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
S/O: VET CHECK TO RECHECK BITE WOUNDS BAR ON PRESENTATION ATTENTION SEEKING ALL WOUNDS ARE SCABBED OVER, NON-PAINFUL NO SWELLING PALPABLE A: CIRDC, BITE WOUNDS (RESOLVING) PX: GOOD P: CONTINUE CURRENT TREATMENT PLAN OK TO D/C RIMADYL/CLAVAMOX FOR NOW AND CONTINUE TO MONITOR FOR COMFORT
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