TORRO – A1109229
Safe - 5-9-2017 Brooklyn
My name is TORRO. My Animal ID # is A1109229.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/18/2017 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/30/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1109229 Torro is At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/27/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 48.8 LBS.
Animal was rejected from surgery at Glendale due to nasal discharge
04/18/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/18/17 11:55 Torro has a loose body and counselor was able to approach him to scan (positive). He was collared and photographed. Torro allowed all handling at intake.
05/01/2017 WEB MEMO
A staff member writes: When I first interacted with Torro, he immediately was very sweet. He catches everyone’s attention with those big, brown, beautiful eyes of his. When I call out to him, he comes right away and lays his head in my lap. For the past almost 2 weeks since his arrival I have been visiting him in his kennel or taking him out in the play yard and overall just spending time with him. He loves to jump up to give hugs, he lets you pet him anywhere, and, he loves giving me a bunch of kisses!! He loves to play and run around and he just is so sweet that I look forward to seeing him first thing when I get here at work. But I look forward to seeing him find his forever home even more, because he desreves that chance!! Torro IS A MUST CHECK OUT!!!
04/25/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 4/18/17 Intact Male, Stray Other notes: Upon intake Torro was loose and wiggly, he allowed all handling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/25/17 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:2. Dog follows softly buts mounts the assessor constantly. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Torro was friendly but also sexually motivated throughout the assessment. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Torro was initially able to engage in cooperative play with a female dog, but has begun to persistently mount male and female dogs. Torro was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Torro go to a home with resident dogs that tolerant of his mounting behavior and that he be given adequate time to decompress from the shelter environment. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/18/17: During his medical examination, Torro was friendly and allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Torro 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: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _x_ No dog parks: Due to Torro’s persistent mounting, and the propensity for that behavior to not be received well by other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that he initally not be taken to dog parks until his behavior towards other dogs can be further addressed in a more controlled setting. _x_ Anxiety-Torro has shown some signs of potential anxiety in the care center, vocalizing (whining) continually through play sessions outside. This behavior was not reported at intake, and we have no known history on Torro, so we cannot be certain whether similar behavior will be seen in a future home environment.
04/22/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Torro was initially able to engage in cooperative play with a female dog, but has begun to persistently mount male and female dogs. Torro was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Torro go to a home with resident dogs that tolerant of his mounting behavior and that he be given adequate time to decompress from the shelter environment. 4/22: Torro displays soft body language when greeting a novel female dog. He solicits and engages in cooperative play, with his main objective being to mount the female. 4/23: Torro was introduced to a male helper dog today. He remains anxious throughout the session, panting and whining. When interacting with the male his energy level continually increases and he frequently attempts to mount. 4/24-4/26: Torro remains anxious and will persistently mount a female dog, continuing despite hander interruptions.
04/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
4-18-17 Stray No MIC on Intake 2yo Male Entire Subjective: BAR-H Observed Behavior – Friendly, approachable, easy to handle Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective 2/5BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: sl staining H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Male Entire MSI: Ambulatory x 4, INTG skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate - no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed Assessment - Patient is underweight but otherwise healthy Plan - Intake Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery 04/27/2017 BS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM) Medical rating 3 C - MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE 04/27/17 Check for CIRDC - Nasal discharge noted prior to leaving for neuter surgery. Rejected from surgery. S/O: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. EENT: Mild serous ocular discharge. Mod. seromucoid nasal discharge. H/L: RR=20. Lungs clear. Slight cough. A: CIRDC. P: Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg 2.5 PO q 24 hours x 14 days. First dose given. Excellent prognosis. Generated on May 1 2017 6:00PM You can Click Here to reserve me. https://youtu.be/UXEwVInl3Y8
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