TANK – A1107789
Safe - 4-11-2017 Brooklyn
My name is TANK. My Animal ID # is A1107789.
I am a neutered male white and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/03/2017 from NY 11207, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
04/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1107789 Tank is At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/09/2017 Exam Type BS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 50.8 LBS.
04/09/17 Recheck castration site, sneezing noted on rounds. S/O: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. Very active, excited, eating/drinking well. Dried blood spots on walls of kennel. EENT: Mild serous nasal discharge, sneezing. H/L: Lungs clear. Mild dry, hacking cough. INTEG: Tip of tail – 1 cm scabbed abrasion, no active bleeding. Castration incision CDI, mild incisional erythema. Mild soft scrotal swelling, no bruising. A: CIRDC. Tail trauma aka Happy Tail. Healing castration site/scrotal hematoma. P: Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 2.5 tabs PO q 24 hours x 14 days. Monitor tail for further bleeding and apply tail bandage PRN. Excellent prognosis.
04/03/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/03/17 15:58 Basic Information: Tank is a 7 year old American PIt Bull Terrier mix. Tank is being surrendered because they do not have time for him. Tank last saw a vet two years ago but has no known health problems or injuries. Socilziation: Tank is very friendly and outgoing when meeting new people. He has been around children from babies to teenagers and he is exuberant and somewhat rough during play with people. Tank has not lived with another dog but has been bred with females in the past. When he is around the other dogs he can be gentle during play but can also be somewhat rough (doesn’t know his size and will jump on them). Tank is relaxed around cats anf wants to play with them but the hides hide and do not wan to play. Behavior: Tank is friendly when someone touches or removes his food bowl, bones, treats, or toys. He is friendly when removed from furniture, held, bathed, or nails trimmed. He will bark when someone comes to his home but is friendly when they come inside. For A New Family to Know: Tank is described has friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable. He will folow his family around the home. He likes to play with balls and rope toys. He enjoys the game fetch. He is mostly inside and is walked on a leash outside. If he is off leash he will wander some but come when called. When he is on leash he will pull hard. Tank sleeps in the hallway of his home. He east dry dog food and enjoys milkbones as treats. He is mostly house trained but will have accidents in the home a few times a week. When Tank is left alone he will use the bathroom indoors, barks, and knock over and eat stuff in the garbage. Tank was house trianed but he will break out of the crate. Admissions Behavior: Tank had a soft body and allowed all handling. He did not shoe any behavior concerns and attempted to lick the couneslor’s face.
04/10/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Tank! This guy is so sweet you’ll want to kiss each and every little spot on his ears. He is SUPER wiggly and seems to laugh in the face of “middle-age” — he is really almost puppylike! He’s super treat motivated, has been around children (but might need to work on his size-awareness), and is very friendly and outgoing when meeting new people (really, I felt like we were BFFs instantly). Tank has previously been used as a stud and will need to work on his dog socialization, but we’re told he wants to play with cats! He loves going out on walks (he hasn’t pulled much with me and seems housebroken), will make himself at home on my lap (and give kisses!), and just radiates positive vibes. Tank might treat everyone like a BFF, but I’m sure he has amazingly special love reserved for his person…please come see him at Brooklyn ACC and see if that might be you!
04/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 4/3/17 Intact Male, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults and has been around children(from babies to teenagers) Behavior toward strangers: Very friendly and outgoing Behavior toward children: Exuberant and somewhat rough Behavior toward dogs: Gentle but somewhat rough Behavior toward cats: Relaxed and playful Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Mostly trained but will have accidents few times a week. Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: Upon intake Tank had soft body posture and allowed all handling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/5/17 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. 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. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1:. Minimal interest in Toy, dog licks, then turns away. Summary: Tank was very friendly and affectionate towards the assessor, he displayed no concerns. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Tank mounts female dogs and becomes reactive with male dogs. According to Tank’s previous guardian, Tank has not lived with another dog but has been bred with females in the past. When he is around the other dogs he can be gentle during play but can also be somewhat rough. Due to the low sociability Tank has displayed towards other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that Tank only be placed with well-socialized, tolerant female dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/3/17 During his medical examination, Tank was loose and wiggly with his tail wagging. He allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Tank displays a medium to high activity level in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience) _X_Recommend no dog parks (Due to Tank’s reactivity towards male dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that Tank not be taken to dog parks.)
04/04/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Tank mounts female dogs and becomes reactive with male dogs. According to Tank’s previous guardian, Tank has not lived with another dog but has been bred with females in the past. When he is around the other dogs he can be gentle during play but can also be somewhat rough. Due to the low sociability Tank has displayed towards other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that Tank only be placed with well-socialized, tolerant female dogs. 4/4: Tank displays sexually motivated body language -standing tall, soft face and high vibrating tail- when greeting a novel female dog. Once in the pen, he rushes towards her and persistently sniffs her genital area. He mounts her, persisting after handler interruptions. The session is ended. 4/5: Tank displays increasingly stiff body language when greeting a male dog. A muzzle is placed on him as a precaution. Once in the pen, Tank begins to low growl and pulls towards the male dog. The session is ended.
04/03/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective Observed Behavior – wagging tail, licking during exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P =60 R = wnl BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, dry nose Oral Exam: some tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact, 2 testes MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment seems healthy, but thin Plan monitor weight
04/08/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating EXPERIENCE
04/08/17 Two day recheck post op neuter S/O: BAR. Active, attention seeking. Eating well EENT: Eyes clear, mild serous nasal discharge HL: No coughing, occasional sneeze INTEG: Incision C/D/I with mild inflammation, mild to moderate scrotal swelling, no bruising seen A: Mild scrotal hematoma post neuter P: Continue with current treatment and monitoring plan. Rec additional rimadyl for total of 7 days. Good prognosis, likely to resolve on own within few weeks
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