BOLT – A1086470
Safe - 8-30-2016 Brooklyn
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My name is BOLT. My Animal ID # is A1086470.
I am a male white and gray am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/20/2016 from NY 11218, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/23/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
08/21/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/21/16 13:53 BASIC INFORMATION Bolt is a gray and white American Pit Bull, male that is 4 years old. Bolt was found as a stray 4 weeks ago roaming in the street alone. The owner decided to keep Bolt. The owner can no longer keep Bolt due to moving to an apartment that does not allow pets. Bolt has no known illness. SOCIALIZATION Bolt has lived with infants and teenagers. He is relaxed and respectful. Due to his size he needs to be monitored because he can be playful. Around the adults he is playful and exuberant. When stranger come over to visit, Bolt jumps up to greet people. He sniffed and approaches dogs in the neighborhood. He is relaxed and playful. He chases and barks at the stray cats in the neighborhood. BEHAVIOR Bolt allows all handling. When stranger approach the yard he barks but quickly warms up to people. He enjoys bath, allows his food bowl to be touched while eating & allows being strained. He growls when toys or rawhides are removed from his mouth. Bolt has never had a bite history. He is houses trained and walked 3x a day. He holds it until the owner arrives home. He is well behaved when left alone. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Bolt is described playful, friendly and excitable. He greets the owner by the door with kisses. He follows the owner around the house. He loves play tug. His favorite toys are chew bones and chew bones. He knows the command sit, stay and come. He pulls slightly on the leash. When Bolt is off leash he stays by the owner’s side. His favorite dog food is Merrick dry. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE During intake Bolt was relax and playful. He sniffed counselor hand. But he began to bark and shied away from the scanner and collar. But with the assistance of the owner he allowed being collard, scanned and photographed.
No Web Memo
08/24/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bolt was found as a stray four weeks ago and is now being surrendered as his owner is moving and unable to bring him along. Bolt had lived with infants and teenagers, described as relaxed and playful around them though due to his size he was monitored around the children as he would sometimes engage in play. Bolt is described as exuberant and playful, upon meeting strangers, he attempts to jump up to greet. Bolt has been exposed to neighborhood dogs and is relaxed and playful; attempts to chase and bark at stray cats on walks. The owner reports no behavior issues other than Bolt growling when toys or rawhides are removed from his mouth. Upon intake, Bolt was relaxed and playful; approached to sniff the counselors hand though began to bark and shy away when attempts to scan and collar were made, requiring assistance from the owner. During his evaluation, Bolt came into the assessment room stiff and uncomfortable, making direct eye contact with the assessor. He displayed no interest in the toy resource item during this portion of the assessment. In light of this behavior we feel that placement with a New Hope patner who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification is the best option at this time. The behavior department recommends Bolt be given an appropriate period of decompression before introduction/exposure to new and unfamiliar situations. Force-free, reward based training is advised to aide in this process. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-dog: When off leash at the care center, Bolt approaches the gate with a tense face. Once he is let into the pen, he greets with a stiff body, and then becomes slightly sexually motivated. Afterwards another male is introduced through the gate. Bolt stiffen his body before low growling and hard barking towards him. He redirects this behavior towards the handler when he attempted to leash him but immediately stops when interrupted.
08/24/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Bolt’s previous owner reported, he approaches dogs in the neighborhood, and is relax. 8/24: When off leash at the care center, Bolt approaches the gate with a tense face. Once he is let into the pen, he greets with a stiff body, and then becomes slightly sexually motivated. Afterwards another male is introduced through the gate. Bolt stiffen his body before low growling and hard barking towards him. He redirects this behavior towards the handler when he attempted to leash him but immediately stops when interrupted.
08/21/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan: neg sex: male intact est age: 3yrs S/O: Dog is BAR BCS 5/9 Med Beh ORANGE dog is growling and stiff with ears and tails erect Thorough exam not performed d/t behavior A: Apparently healthy P: Give Rabies vaccine PROGNOSIS: Good
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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