BANE – A1103986
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My name is BANE. My Animal ID # is A1103986.
I am a neutered male tan and white pit bull and boxer mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/17/2017 from NY 11378, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
03/17/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Bane A1103986 was placed At Risk for behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/11/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 70.0 LBS.
Reweighed — 70 lbs
02/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/17/17 16:14 Basic information: Bane is a 3yr. old AM Pit Bull mix. The Owner got him from another shelter. Bane was surrendered due to personal problems. Bane has never had any health issues or injuries. Socialization: Around strangers initially bane is nervous and alert. If he hears or see’s someone unfamiliar in his home he will bark and growl. After some time bane will relaxed when a stranger is inside the home. Bane has spent time around large dogs. Around dogs bane is alert with a soft body. He will eventually want to play with the dog. The previous owner stated he would suggest bane to be in a home with any small dogs or young children. Around children bane will growl, bark and attempt to lunge towards the child. The client stated bane has done better with kids that are taller than bane. No known history around cats. Behavior: Bane hasn’t bitten anyone or animal in the last 10 days. Bane is very territorial with his home setting, so when he hears sounds or unfamiliar voices he will bark and growl. The owner stats that Bane is not bothered when he moves his food or treats while he is eating, when someone takes his toys away or when someone disturbs him while sleeping. Bane likes to be brushed but he is not a fan of water. During baths and rain storms bane will run to find dryness. For a new family to know: The owner describes Bane as playful and independent. His favorite activity is to play fetch with his owner. In the home Bane tends to follow the owner around the house and is kept mainly indoors. Bane sleeps in his own room on a dog bed. Bane was fed Pedigree dry and wet dog food two times a day. He is house trained and rarely has accidents in the home. Bane knows the commands “sit “, “Come” and “give me Paw”. Behavior during intake: Bane initially was quiet and alert. He didn’t want to be greeted by a counselor however; once the muzzle was removed he was more willing for interaction. He did play fetch while in the lobby. Bane allowed all handling.
03/04/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Bane might need a moment to warm up to new people, but once he does, the amount of love and tail wags he emanates knows no bounds! He is chunky with a twinkle in his eyes and a smile that goes from cheek to cheek. He doesn’t pull that much on leash, seems housebroken, and is very treat-motivated (he already knows “sit” and “paw”). He LOVES toys and is a fetching machine. He has done very well with other dogs in our care and has been very bouncy and playful…the perfect outlet for his energy! He always checks in with me when we’re out, like we’re two old friends out on an adventure (not just a semi-stranger and a dog-between-people!) and I’ve seen him try to literally jump into his favorite staff member’s arms like a big wiggly baby. Please come see him at Brooklyn ACC and see if you’re meant to be BFFs!
02/21/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 2/17/17 Neutered male, Owner surrender Lived in previous home for (3) years ) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Initially Bane will bark, and growl; after some time he will warm up and become relaxed. Behavior toward children: Bane will bark, growl and attempt to lunge. Behavior toward dogs: Alert and relaxed Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: No Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Playful, independent Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/21/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, lip licks. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, gets easily aroused, mouths leash and slowly deescalates. Squeeze 2:1. Dog pulls back his paw, with a tense body posture. Flank squeeze 1: 3. Dog head flips quickly. 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. Summary: Bane was soft throughout his assessment, but was still a bit anxious whining and yawning. He allowed all handling during the assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Tolerant: These dogs are typically non-reactive on leash and will be either friendly or indifferent off leash. They can typically tolerate some rude behavior from other dogs and can be described as having a long fuse. They show relaxed, appropriate, easy-going body language around others. PLAYGROUP: Bane has displayed great sociability towards other dogs while here at the Care Center. According to Bane’s previous owner, Bane has spent time around large dogs. Around dogs Bane is alert with a soft body. He will eventually want to play with the dog. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bane solicits and engages in play in a group of playful male and female dogs. He may attempt to mount male and female dogs, but responds well to handler interruptions and corrections from other dogs. Bane would likely do best with dogs that are comfortable with his high energy play style. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/18/17 Bane was attention seeking, he became slightly nervous/stiff with handling. He was muzzled and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: In the care center Bane has been active and enthusiastic. Due to the aniexty seen, he may need some guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when he becomes overstimulated. Bane will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help him to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Bane shows barrier reactivity in his kennel and it appears to be increasing as a result of his long stay. When approached by unfamiliar people Bane may lunge, snarl, and bark, and does not calm easily. Once outside his kennel he is social and tolerant, but his in-kennel behavior precludes remaining in the adoptions room. We recommend that Bane move into a stable home environment as quickly as possible, and one who can work with him on his barrier and on-leash reactivity. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult-only home (Suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): See known history, Bane will reportedly growl, and lunge towards children in his presence; for these reasons and out of an abundance of caution we recommend an adult home only. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful: Bane has displayed some fearful behavior with certain forms of handling in the care center, becoming tense and stiff, avoiding interaction. We recommend allowing Bane to interact at his own pace and never force any unwanted interaction upon him. _X_Anxiety: Bane has shown some signs of potential anxiety in the care center, vocalizing (whining, barking) continually through the SAFER. This behavior was not reported at intake, and we have no reports of anxiety noted in his profile so we cannot be certain whether similar behavior will be seen in a future home environment _X_On leash reactivity: Bane is reported to growl and lunge towards passerby children, for these reasons we recommend exercising caution around Bane and children until this behavior can be appropriately and safely followed up on in a controlled environment (Guidance from a professional trainer is advised). Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Bane to new and unfamiliar situations.
02/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Bane has displayed great sociability towards other dogs while here at the Care Center. According to Bane’s previous owner, Bane has spent time around large dogs. Around dogs Bane is alert with a soft body. He will eventually want to play with the dog. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bane solicits and engages in play in a group of playful male and female dogs. He may attempt to mount male and female dogs, but responds well to handler interruptions and corrections from other dogs. Bane would likely do best with dogs that are comfortable with his high energy play style. 2/18: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bane greets a novel female dog displaying loose and wiggly body language. He solicits and engages in high energy, sloppy play by bouncing around the female dog. He explores the pen when play is not reciprocated. 2/21: Bane displays loose and wiggly body language as he explores the pen. He greets the female dog briefly before keeping to himself and bouncing around the pen. 2/22-3/2: Bane solicits and engages in play in a group of playful male and female dogs. He may attempt to mount male and female dogs, but responds well to handler interruptions and corrections from other dogs. He offers correction when a male mounts him or a dog engages in body contact play. 3/4-3/16: Bane engages in and solicits high energy play in a group of playful male and female dogs.
02/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan positive 9851120057744245 ~3yrs, neutered S/O: BARH. Attention seeking, became slightly nervous/stiff with handling. Soft muzzle placed for vaccines/exam. Allowed all handling. BCS 6/9 EENT: Teeth clean, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl HL: Normal thoracic auscultation, no murmurs/arrhythmias, lungs clear ABD: Normal abdominal palpation INTEG: WNL MS: Ambulatory x 4, no apparent lameness UG: Neutered A: Overweight P: Continue to monitor while at BACC. Excellent prognosis
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