XAVIER – A1078598
Safe - 7-9-2016 Staten Island Rescue: Second Chance Rescue Please honor your pledges: http://www.nycsecondchancerescue.org/donate/
Staten Island Center
My name is XAVIER. My Animal ID # is A1078598.
I am a male black and white pit bull. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/23/2016 from NY 10309, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/07/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 48.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/23/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/23/16 17:30 Xavier (A1078598) allowed all handling by staff but appeared fearful of cats and dogs within the facility.
07/02/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Xavier has the cutest face I’ve ever seen, and believe me I’ve seen a lot of his face as he insisted on licking mine the entire time I had him out of his kennel!!! 🙂 Xavier greets me with a tail wag and a cute little whine, letting me know he has to go. As soon as we get outside, he does his business, and then the licking starts… He sits when I ask him, and takes treats very nicely; combine that with my freshly clean face, Xavier earned my “favorite” status. Xavier is one of my favorites and I’m sure you’ll like him too!!! Come to the Care Center and meet him
06/30/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Xavier came into our center after a member of the public found him tied to a fence at the train station. Upon intake, he barked and lunged at cats he saw. He was friendly and allowed all handling during his initial medical exam. Xavier walked very nicely/pranced on leash for his relief walk. He was friendly and sociable upon entering SAFER assessment area. Xavier held gaze for three full seconds during Look item. He leaned into assessor during Sensitivity item, open mouth, tail wag. Xavier grabbed leash during Tag game, tugged, though this may be due to the nature of his intake. He released the leash at end of game. Xavier did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts, focused on other surrounding stimuli. He playfully kept a firm grip on Toy, body loose. When off leash with other dogs, Xavier is a polite greeter, playful, and often solicits play to a social female. The Behavior Team feels Xavier would do best with an Experienced adopter. He may benefit from obedience classes to learn leash manners. It is not recommended that Xavier live with any resident cats, though he seems to get along well/playful with other dogs. 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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Xavier is a polite greeter, playful, and often solicits play to a social female.
06/29/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Xavier is a polite greeter, playful, and often solicits play to a social female. 6/29 – 6/30 update Xavier is tolerant and engaged in rough, mouthy play with a rambunctious female. 7/1 – 7/1 update Xavier continues to engage in mouthy, rough play with a social female. He is very tolerant when the female gets pushy. 7/5 update Xavier continues to engage in rough and mouthy play with a rowdy female. He would often paw at the other dog’s body and face in attempt to solicit play and get their attention.
06/23/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed handling Male~3yrs EN:WNL Ears: otitis externa, cleaned both out, applied otibiotic T: pyoderma on abdomen (slight, not seen anywhere else) Mild gingivitis/tartar No fleas seen As per Dr. 1027 cephalexin 500mg BIDX10 days Otibiotic BIDX10 days Nosf
07/06/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
moderate amount of nasal discharge seen, particularly from left nares sneezing observed in cage as per on call dr. 0844, okay to move to iso and start on doxycycline 250mg SID x 10 days
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