ROCKY – A1045463
My name is ROCKY. My Animal ID # is A1045463.
I am a neutered male brown and white american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/26/2015 from OUT OF NYC, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/29/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 64.8 LBS.
6mL of pyrantel given PO as a dewormer 4mL of activyl tick plus givent topical as a flea preventative Up to date on vaccs – paperwork faxed from North Shore animal league reflects Bordetella and Rabies given in June 2015 and DA2PP given in July 2015
07/26/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/26/15 15:03 Rocky is a 1 year and 6 month old brown and white male neutered american staffodshire terrier who is being surrendered because the owner has been displaced from his home. Rocky has been with his family for 6 months. Rocky lived with 4 adults and 3 other dogs other medium size dogs older dogs. Rocky is reported to be receptive and loose to the other dogs in the house but can rough play with them and it can be overwhelming. If this is the case owner will separate him to his owner area. Rocky is house broken and does not have accidents at home. Rocky gets most of his exercise from leash walks and yard play. If he encounters cats in the streets he becomes aroused and owner states he should be kept away, for dogs he is reported seek introduction. Rocky enjoys a bath and tolerates a nail trim. Rocky will guard his food and treats but not toys. Rocky doesn’t mind being held for restraint. Rocky can be defensive if a stranger approaches on the street and will alert family when peolple approach the home. Rocky does mind visitors to the home who are friends. Rocky likes a rubber tire and a rope that he plays tugging games with. Rocky knows the commands sit, lay down, stay and paw. When the family is home he likes to be where they are. When home alone he can be anxious but not destructive. Rocky likes dry food. Upon intake Rocky was very cautious to counselor and owners assisted for microchip scan (negative) collar and photograph. Rocky was loose for all handling with is owner.
No Web Memo
07/30/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Helper Dog:A0928010 Rocky lived with 4 adults and 3 other dogs. The owner states Rocky is receptive and loose to the other dogs in the house but can rough play with them and it can be overwhelming. It was also stated that when Rocky encounters cats in the streets he becomes aroused and should be kept away from them. it was mentioned that Rocky is housebroken, and enjoys a bath and will tolerate nail trim. It was also mentioned that Rocky will guard his food and treats but not his toys. At intake it was noted that Rocky was very cautious of the counselor so all handling was conducted by the owners. During SAFER Rocky was very social and attention seeking when interacting with the assessor. He allowed the assessor to conduct most handling items, but became stiff and growled during the tag interaction. During the resources portion of the assessment Rocky became stiff and snapped at the assess-a-hand when pushed out of the food bowl. He also became stiff and lip curled when the assessor attempted to remove the toys and rawhides, but did not escalate to growling or snapping. During the dog-dog interaction Rocky Rushed in quickly towards the helper dog, but his body was not stiff and he appeared to be interested in interacting. Due to the concerns seen on SAFER the department recommends placement with a New Hope partner who is able to provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification work to address the guarding behaviors seen on SAFER and can extensively counsel potential adopters before placement into a permanent home. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 5. Dog growls Food: 5. Dog bites assess-a-hand. Toy 1: 4. Dog freezes and lip curls Rawhide: 4. Dog freezes and lip curls Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches the helper dog, body soft, tail well above spine level, ears forward.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/29/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative neutered male weight: 64.8lbs bright eyes clean ears clean coat clean teeth nails down to kwick overall body condition is good very sweet boy – easy to handle APH BARH NOSF
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