NOAH – A1087475
Gone - 9-1-2016 Manhattan
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My name is NOAH. My Animal ID # is A1087475.
I am a neutered male gray american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/27/2016 from NY 11413, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/27/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 79.4 LBS.
08/27/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/27/16 09:28 Basic information Noah is a neutered gray and white American Staffshire terrier with no known medical conditions. Noah was in someone’s care for 2 months and is being brought into ACC because they can no longer care for him. Socialization and behavior Noah was not introduced to children cats or other dogs. Around strangers Noah is friendly and outgoing. During storms and fireworks Noah is calm. Noah isn’t bothered when having his food bowl touched while eating. When trying to take away a toy Noah will grab it and run away but won’t growl at you. Noah isn’t bothered when being held and restrained or disturbed while sleeping. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Noah will bark. For the new family to know Noah was described as friendly playful and independent with a high activity level. When in the yard with Noah he would follow you around wanting to play. Noah loves playing with balls and squeaky toys. Noah ate dry food once a day. Noah is well behaved when left in the yard alone. He knows the command sit. Noah pulls somewhat hard on the leash when being walked. Behavior during intake During intake Noah was very excited and wiggly. Noah came right up to the counselor with a wagging tail and allowed to be scanned and collared with no problem. Noah brought his favorite ball with him and every time he dropped it he would pick it up right away before someone could take it. Noah jumped right into the kennel and took treats gently from the counselor.
08/30/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Yes, he’s a ‘bruiser’, but a gentler, more fun big boy will be hard to find! Up front in his kennel as he saw me approach, his tail wags, his eyes twinkle and his smile promises I’m going to like him. And I do! Leashed easily, we make a beeline out the door where he goes potty immediately, looking up at me as he ‘goes’, and then sitting in front of me when he’s done. It seems pretty clear Noah was taught to go potty with a ‘good boy’ and a treat, and waits for it. Is that cute or what? He’s pleasantly plump, fed with love, has great leash manners (pulls towards squirrels a bit) and sits before being asked when he sees my hand near my treat pocket. In the park, he bounced a bit on the grass then posed for pictures like a star as his eyes continued to sparkle with “let’s have some fun”. Staff told me he likes toys, so we went to a corner of the building where I could take Noah off leash with a toy which he proceeded to tear apart. RIP soft toy. No soft toys for this guy. Noah says, “I need indestructible toys please (although I have so much fun tearing them apart)!” Spirited, playful and in turn affectionate, Noah has clearly been raised with love and is looking to find a new person or family with whom to share his life. Come meet him today!
08/30/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Noah pulls hard on the leash. He was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. He was overexcited during handling, jumping up, grabbing at the leash, and was hard to position, but showed no aggression. Noah was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He became uncomfortable during paw handling air snapping at the assessor hand. During the resources Noah put his body between the assessor and toy, showing no growling or stiffness. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor, consistently rubs his shoulder on the Assessor, and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment. Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft, likely panting, may jump up between attempts to lick Assessor. 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: 4. Dog air snapped at the assessor hand Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Dog-to-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip long or neutral.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/27/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Neutered male Scan negative for a microchip About 3 year old Eyes are clear Nose= No discharge Ears are clean Teeth are mildly stainned and intact Coat is clean Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D NOSF Really enjoys having a sqeaky toy. During the inital he was running around the room with it and being quite the entertainer.
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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