CARMELO – A1086621
Safe - 8-27-2016 Manhattan
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CARMELO – A1086621
***BLIND; SAFER: EXPERIENCED/NO YOUNG CHILDREN***
MALE, BR BRINDLE / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 10 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 08/21/2016, From NY 10451, DueOut Date 08/24/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Scan negative BAR, slightly dehydrated Tense Heavy dental tartar Geriatric Cauliflower growth inside Lt ear, possible mass Slightly thin and underweight No fleas seen, applied activyl topically for preventative 4.5 cc pyrental orally Intact male NOSF
08/24/16 19:03 DVM confirmed grape sized mass in left ear canal; little if any irritation seen but deep exam not performed.; excisional biopsy recommend. fair to good prognosis is expected
8/25/16 Hx: Urinated blood on this morning’s walk. Walker was not sure if he had a good urine stream the first few times he stopped to urinate, but he only urinated a few drops the next few times he stopped, and the drops were very bloody.; S: Energetic, friendly, allows all exam; O: BAR, BCS 2/9, MMs pink and moist; EENT: AD purple multilobulated mass at the top of the ear canal. AS brown waxy debris. No discharge OU, nose. Moderate tartar and gingivitis.; PLNs: Not enlarged.; H/L: Eupnic, not ausculted today; Abd: Soft, tucked up, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated; M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted.; UG: Male intact, testicles soft and symmetrical.
Carmelo show a bit of concern during the tag interaction he became a bit over arousal. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification. We also recommend a home without young children; older children can be considered pending interaction.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog repeatedly turns toward the Assessor’s hand, with loose body and open mouth, mouths the hand, applying moderate pressure.
Tag: 3. Dog responds with his tail high, ears forward, mouth likely closed for at least half of the assessment item, body stiff and body checks the Assessor. Dog is often focused on other stimuli in the room.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy 1. No interest.
When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Carmelo greets with a loose body and wagging tail. He sniffs and licks at the greeter dog’s rear, then otherwise roams. Carmelo arrived into our care as a stray, so there is no is no available history of previous interaction with other dogs, and it is unknown how his/her behavior will translate into a home setting. The behavior team feels that Carmelo could potentially be adopted to a home with another dog pending a successful pre adoption interaction and slow introductions.
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