ROKY – A1124452
Gone - 9-21-2017 Brooklyn
My name is ROKY. My Animal ID # is A1124452.
I am a neutered male gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/17/2017 from NY 11368, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
09/20/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Roky A1124452 is at risk with a New Hope Only determination. Roky remains highly in fearful in the care center, he displays all appropriate warning signals when uncomfortable and will attempt to increase distance when attempts to interact are made; he has displayed no social behavior and is unable to be appropriately assessed in the care center.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/17/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 73.8 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name:1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 10/01/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541376B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 03/17/18 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 221611 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 09/17/18 Veterinarian: 1438 Pyrantel PO Paradefense- topical HWT-neg
09/05/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/05/17 20:18 Basic Information: Roky is a 2 year old male dog who was surrendered due to his previous owner’s family having allergies towards him and the landlord of the home no longer wanting the dog in the home. Socialization: Around strangers Roky will bark at first and takes some time to warm up to them. Roky has been around children ages 13 and 15 years old, around them he is relaxed and affectionate. Roky plays gently and exuberantly with children and adults. Roky will bark and growl when he is being walked around other dogs. Roky has never been around cats so it is unknown how he will react to them. Behavior: Roky has never bitten another person or animal. Roky is not bothered by loud sounds. Roky will growl if someone touches his food/bowl while he is eating. Roky is friendly when someone pushes/ pulls him off of the furniture, holds/restrains him, or disturbs him while he is resting/sleeping. Roky is not bothered by anyone giving him a bath or brushing his coat. Roky is fearful when having his nails trimmed. If an unfamiliar person approaches Roky’s home or family he will bark at them. It is unknown how Roky will react to anyone touching his treat or toy while he is using them. For a New Family to Know: Roky is described as affectionate, playful, and pushy with a medium activity level. When at home Roky will follow around his owner and likes to be in the same room as his owner. Roky likes to play with balls and enjoys games of chase, tug and fetch. Roky was kept mostly indoors but would play in his backyard very often. Roky was fed both wet and dry food. Roky is house trained and rarely has any accidents. Roky is well behaved when left alone at home. Roky will bark and dig when he is left alone in his backyard. Roky knows the commands sit and give paw in English and Spanish. For exercise Roky likes to play in his backyard and has never been walked off leash.
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09/20/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Roky A1124452 KNOWN HISTORY: 09/05/2017 Neutered, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Barks, growls, takes time to warm up Behavior toward children: Relaxed, gentle Behavior toward dogs: Barks, growls Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Growls if someone touches food Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Affectionate, playful, and pushy with a medium activity level Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 09/20/2017 Summary: Roky remains highly fearful in the care center, allowing very minimal handling – he displays no social behavior and will display all appropriate warning signals (increasing distance, growling, whale-eyeing). Due to the behaviors observed in shelter, Roky is not an appropriate candidate for a handling assessment at this time. PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Roky is fearful- tucked tail and flat ears. He mostly keeps to himself, and displays lip curls when he is uncomfortable. Roky’s previous owner reported that he will bark and growl when he is being walked around other dogs. The Behavior Department believes that Roky would be most comfortable as the only dog in the home. Any resident dogs should be polite and respectful. All introductions should be conducted slowly and be under supervision. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 09/17/2017 During his initial medical examination, Roky was whale eyed throughout, flailing and difficult to handle – limited exam was performed. ENERGY LEVEL: Due to his level of fear, Roky displays a low energy level in the care center – his previous owner reports a medium activity level.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Roky is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the warning and distance-increasing behaviors shown in the care center, as well as Roky’s known history, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address the underlying anxiety Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Roky has growled and snapped when handled, showing an uncomfortability with touch in certain areas. It is important to be cautious when touching him in other areas as we do not know where he may have other sensitivities. Positive reinforcement, reward based training should be used to pair touch with good things such as food rewards in order to teach Roky to be more comfortable with this _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Roky has snapped during his stay in our care centers when uncomfortable; guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Roky to new and unfamiliar situations.
09/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Roky is fearful- tucked tail and flat ears. He mostly keeps to himself, and displays lip curls when he is uncomfortable. Roky’s previous owner reported that he will bark and growl when he is being walked around other dogs. The Behavior Department believes that Roky would be most comfortable as the only dog in the home. Any resident dogs should be polite and respectful. All introductions should be conducted slowly and be under supervision. 9/18: Roky very briefly greets the female helper at the gate with a fearful posture- tucked tail, ears back. He then retreats to the bench and stands there the remainder of the session. 9/19-20: in a group of calm dogs, Roky explore his surroundings, keeping to himself. He displays a lip curl when he is uncomfortable with another male’s long genital sniff.
09/17/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: reported 2yr Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : owner surrender Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – whale eyes, flailing when rope muzzle applied, still but reactive during exam. Exam limited due to temperament. Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 100 R = 28 BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears appear clean from distance, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: from a distance – mild tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense, Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Neutered male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: apparently healthy dog Plan: Prognosis: good
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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