STEELIX – A1111776
Gone - 5-17-2017 Brooklyn
My name is STEELIX. My Animal ID # is A1111776.
I am a neutered male gray and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/11/2017 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/16/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Steelix A1111776 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/12/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 46.4 LBS.
Date: 5/12/17 Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac: 1- DAPPv Serial Number: 02121711A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 5/26/17Canine Bordetella Product Name: Nobivac; Intra Trac 3 Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 11/12/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac: 1- Rabies Serial Number :176724 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 5/12/18 Veterinarian: #0844 ——————————
05/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/11/17 20:47 Steelix was found roaming the streets by finder and follwed her with a since she offered food. He allowed finder to place leash on him and walk to ACC. During his intake Steelix had a soft body and wagging tail but was at first apprehensive around counselor and would back up when approached. He did not allow counselor to scan him but after some time he approached counselor and jumped on his lap and allowed all handling and solicited attention. He still did not appreciate the scanner going over his head and would duck but was more tolerant after some time.
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05/13/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for: Steelix A1111776 KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/11/17 Neutered male, Stray Previously lived with:Unknown Other notes: During his intake Steelix had a soft body and wagging tail but was at first apprehensive around counselor, and would back up when approached. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/13/17 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 3. Dog turns toward the Assessor’s hand with a very fast head movement. Tag: 3. Dog becomes easily aroused, barks and mouthy towards the assessor hand with moderate pressure. Squeeze 1&2: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand applying moderate 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: Steelix appeared distracted by other stimuli in the assessment room; He seems to be treat motivated and is fixated with watching the assessor hand looking for more treats. When attempting to engage in play, Steelix became easily aroused and snapped at the assessor; when attempting to refocus Steelix made contact with her hand, applying hard pressure, resulting in bruising. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Steelix may engage in gentle play, but mostly keeps to himself in a group of male and female dogs. Steelix was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Steelix be placed with resident dogs that match his calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/12/17 During his medical examination, Steelix was active, soliciting attention, play bowing with handler. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Steelix so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children: Steelix appears to easily startle and become uncomfortable with up close handling, for these reasons we advise against a home with children at this time _X_New Hope Only: Due to the display of over-arousal, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address the underlying anxiety and further investigate this behavior in a foster home before placement into a permanent home environment. Recommendations: _X_Handling sensitivity: Steelix has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times, especially when a person is reaching over him, he has been observed to snap. It is important to always go slow and give Steelix the option to walk away from any social interaction. Steelix should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Steelix’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Steelix would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to him new surroundings. _X_Fearful: Though observed to be human-social, Steelix may need time to warm up to the handler as he displays some concern with certain approach and forms of handling. Steelix has displayed that a low threshold for arousal when startled, escalating to snapping. We recommend force-free, reward based training when introducing or exposing Steelix to new and unfamiliar situations and allow him to engage at his own pace.
05/13/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Steelix may engage in gentle play, but mostly keeps to himself in a group of male and female dogs. Steelix was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Steelix be placed with resident dogs that match his calm sociability 5/13: Steelix displays a high tail and erect ears when greeting a novel female. He solicits gentle play, with the goal of mounting (cooperative play), and keeps to himself when his solicitations are not reciprocated. 5/14: Steelix continues to engage in gentle cooperative play, and attempts to mount the novel female. When greeting a male, Steelix is tolerant of his reactive behavior behind the gate. He is introduced to another, calmer male, and displays a soft body. He is slightly persistent with face to face greeting and moves away when handler interrupts. He mostly keeps to himself, investigating the pens, and checks in with the other dog. 5/15: During a play bout with another male, Steelix ceased his behavior when he was corrected for behavior that the other dog was uncomfortable with. 5/16: Steelix keeps to himself in a group of calm male and female dogs.
05/12/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam 5/12/17 Estimated age: ~3-4yrs, neutered Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – BARH. Active, solliciting attention, playbowing with handler Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = Panting/wnl BCS 3-4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar, pink mm PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Gingiviits/dental tartar Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Prognosis: Excellent
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