TURBO – A1094289
Gone - 11-7-2016 Manhattan
My name is TURBO. My Animal ID # is A1094289.
I am a male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 10/21/2016 from NY 10459, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 53.6 LBS.
10/21/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/25/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: This gorgeous redhead has been well taken care of before joining us. His coat is gorgeous, his weight perfect for his size, his leash manners are good–until he sees a squirrel or a pigeon, and then all bets are off. He seems to be housetrained, and he gives delicious hugs and kisses. In the park, Turbo didn’t mind being tethered for photos, made soft eye contact when he showed off his sit, and took treats gently. We watched some kids playing basketball as his tail wagged gently and his head tilted in concentration. We had the best time playing with some toys off leash, and although we played a short game of tug (Turbo winning easily), he’s able to amuse himself perfectly, tossing toys around. He had the best time! In his first playgroup, he offers some bows to the helper dog, and backs off when he’s corrected for attempting to mount. Lively, full of personality, affectionate, and while I wouldn’t describe him as ‘turbo charged’, he is active and playful. A home with an active person or family, and of course a toy box full of soft toys would suit him perfectly. Ask to meet him today!
11/04/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unknown Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/23/16 Look: 1. Dog leans forward or jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Licks hand. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. 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: Turbo displayed high energy/exuberance during his behavior assessment along with some anxiety, unable to settle/recover easily as he attempted to mount handler several times. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Hyper-motivated: These dogs come on too strong and have coarse social skills. They have had a poor history of social experience with other dogs and were most likely deprived of off- leash contact. They are overly excited when meeting new dogs, often up in the other dog’s face and not able to read subtle signals to back off, which can quickly lead to a scuffle. PLAYGROUP: Turbo arrived into the care center as a stray. His behavior history around other dogs is unknown. It is not known how Turbo’s behavior around dogs may translate into a home setting. Turbo’s style of play is often forward (rushing up to other dogs, attempting to chase, offering exaggerated bows and solicitation). Turbo has not yet been introduced to male dogs while in our care. The behavior department recommends slow introductions to other dogs that are also playful, or tolerant of pushy play behavior, as Turbo’s play style may be overwhelming to dogs who are less interested in play. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 10/22/16 During his initial medical exam Turbo appeared tense and nervous. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience _X_No young children (under 5) _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control (It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training is recommended.)
11/4: IN SHELTER UPDATE: While Turbo remains social and appropriate outside of his kennel, he is stressed in the shelter environment and spends the majority of his day barking for attention and jumping on the kennel bars. The behavior department recommends Turbo find placement outside of the care center in a timely manner so as to not further rehearse these behaviors and remain in a state of constant frustration.
10/23/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Turbo arrived into the care center as a stray. His behavior history around other dogs is unknown. It is not known how Turbo’s behavior around dogs may translate into a home setting. Turbo’s style of play is often forward (rushing up to other dogs, attempting to chase, offering exaggerated bows and solicitation). Turbo has not yet been introduced to male dogs while in our care. The behavior department recommends slow introductions to other dogs that are also playful, or tolerant of pushy play behavior, as Turbo’s play style may be overwhelming to dogs who are less interested in play. 10/23: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Turbo frantically rushes into the pen upon greeting. He postures to attempt to mount the female greeter dog. Turbo runs away when the greeter dog offers a strong correction. From a distance, he offers a few bows. Turbo re-approaches to solicit, however runs away when offered another correction. 10/26: Turbo runs into the yard and is forward upon soliciting from the female helper dog; chases after immediately, then offers bows and playful “paw slaps”. Turbo continues to solicit from the helper dog, even once she begins to avoid his solicitations. 10/27: Turbo is more intent on attempting to mount female dogs today, and is forward upon doing so- rushes into the yard, and runs after the other dog to catch up. When unable to mount, he continues interacting by attempting to solicit play. 10/28: Turbo is sexually motivated and will continue to attempt once correction has been offered. He may engage in some play when solicited but is more intent on mounting. After repeated correction he becomes frustrated and tense/growls at the helper dog. 10/29-30: Turbo is jumpy and mouthy during running chase play. When the other dog ceases play, he attempts to mount. 10/31: Turbo is jumpy and mouthy during running chase play. When the other dog ceases play, he attempts to mount. He begins to growl when the helper dog offers him correction for mounting. 11/2: Turbo engages in running chase play with another playful female dog. He continues to display high levels of arousal as chase intensifies.
10/22/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative QARH Mild dental tartar Tense and nervous Male intact Activyl applied for fleas prevention Nosf
10/26/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating EXPERIENCE
Sneezing. eating and drinking normal. Possible allergies BAR EENT- nasal discharge Abdomen- normal size Skin- NAF MS- NAF Neuro- ambulatory all 4 Nasal discharge vs uri Plan 50 mg benadryl sid
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