ROCKY – A1073144
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My name is ROCKY. My Animal ID # is A1073144.
I am a male br brindle and white american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/10/2016 from NY 11418, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/21/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 56.4 LBS.
clear serous d/c from nares move to iso start doxycycline 250mg PO SID x10 days 5/11/16 Scan negative BARH Very tense and nervous Young dog Clean ears Given 5.6 cc pyrental orally and activyl topical Intact male NOSF
05/10/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/10/16 16:23 BASIC INFORMATION Rocky is a male, 2 year old, Brown Brindle with white American Staffordshire. Rocky was a gift to the owner when he was just a puppy. However the owner has to surrender Rocky because he is moving to a placed that do not allow any pets. SOCIALIZATION Rocky has lived with only his owner. He has been introduced to teens but has never been around small children. Around teenager’s agers 15 and up, he is playful, jumps up to give kisses but sometimes mouthy. He displays the same behavior around adults & stranger. Rocky has never lived or has been introduced to cats .Rocky has lived with a small male Yorkie, he approach the other male dog and sniff. However they never engage in play. BEHAVIOR Rocky allows all handling. He enjoys being bathed, is fine being restrained and having his coat brushed. He allows for the owner to place his hand in his food bowl while eating. He also allows removing toy or rawhides from his mouth with no problem. He is house trained and waits till the owner arrives to be walked. He is walked 2 X a day and is well behaved when roaming free in the house. Rocky sometimes chews on the owner shoes. He has no bite history. FOR NEW FAMILIES TO KNOW Rocky is described as affectionate & playful. H knows the commands sit, stay and come. He enjoys belly rubs and jumps up to give kisses. When Rocky is left alone in the house, the owner gives him toys, ropes and plastic toys to chew on. He also enjoys running the park and playing tug. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE During intake Rocky was excitable, he sniffed the area and jumped up. He approached counselor with a wagging tail and allowed being petted. He stood still to be collard, scanned and photographed. He was bit fearful walking into his cage.
05/16/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Rocky is a pretty tough-sounding name for a boy this silly. And this cute. It’s hard to pinpoint my favorite feature of Rocky’s. What would be my favorite part of Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night?” Hmmm. Well of course it could be his polka-dot nose. Pink like strawberry ice cream and drizzled with chocolate flakes. Possibly that. But it might also be that brindleicious coat. Golden and warm like a fire and just as cozy to snuggle up to. But honestly, it’s probably that right ear. Somehow tasked with standing at attention all day long while the left gets to laze about in floppiness. Wait. No. Yes, I love all those things about Rocky. But my FAVORITE thing would have to be: 1) his snort (when excited), 2) the little “pre-hop” he does right before leaping for his ball, 3) his smile (wide and frequent), 4) the point at which he can no longer contain himself during a butt-rub and just collapses fall force onto my legs, 5) that far-away look he gets sometimes that makes me wonder where he’s been and what he’s thinking, 6) all of the above. These are a few of my favorite things. What would be yours? Rocky is waiting to find out at Manhattan’s ACC.
05/13/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Rocky pulls a bit on the leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. Rocky was calm and relaxed during handling. He was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. Rocky was not interested in toys. Rocky was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Rocky has lived with only his owner. He has been introduced to teens but has never been around small children. Around teenager’s agers 15 and up, he is playful, jumps up to give kisses but sometimes mouthy. He displays the same behavior around adults & stranger. He allows for the owner to place his hand in his food bowl while eating. He also allows removing toy or rawhides from his mouth with no problem”. Rocky did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that he can go to an Average home. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. 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 gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure. Toy: 1. No interest. Playgroup Notes: When off leash with other dogs, Rocky is nervous, however offers a few sniffs. When approached and sniffed by his face, he becomes tense.
05/12/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rocky was intially tense during off-leash interaction, however over time has become more comfortable approaching and greeting female dogs, even showing some interest in running play. He has not yet been introduced to a male while in our care. The behavior department recommends a pre-adoption interaction for Rocky before placement with a resident dog. Slow, positive interactions are encouraged to allow Rocky time to acclimate and become comfortable. His previous owner cites “Rocky has lived with a small male Yorkie, he approach the other male dog and sniff. However they never engage in play. “. When off leash with other dogs, Rocky is nervous, however offers a few sniffs. When approached and sniffed by his face, he becomes tense. 5/14 update: Rocky is tense upon introduction but relaxes when the helper dog gives him space to explore the yard. He will approach her to sniff when she turns away but then moves away when she approaches. He greets a social male appropriately through the gate. 5/17 update: Rocky greets politely. He is tolerant of play solicitation. 5/18 update: Rocky engages in bouts of running play with female dogs. 5/19 update: Rocky greets and sniffs politely. He becomes more interested in attempting to mount today. 5/20 update: Rocky engages in brief spurts of play but spends most of his time exploring the yard.
05/11/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative BARH Very tense and nervous Young dog Clean ears Given 5.6 cc pyrental orally and activyl topical Intact male NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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