TORINO – A1045376
Staten Island Center
***NEW HOPE ONLY***
My name is TORINO. My Animal ID # is A1045376.
I am a male br brindle and white bull terrier mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/25/2015 from OUT OF NYC, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/27/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 53.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/25/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/25/15 16:43 Basic Information: Torino is a 4yr old male bull terrier that has no past or current medical issue according to the owner. Social Life & Personality: According to the owner Torino is a family oriented dog that hasn’t been around people other then the family. The children in the home he got along with and interacted wtih them in a gentle playful manner. He has been around other dogs and at times Torino can be selective on who he gets along with and doesn’t. The owner isn’t sure how he would respond in the presence of a cat due to never having one around for him to interact with. Torino is an indoor only dog that is house broken. Torino is described to be excitable and playful with a high activity level. Behavior Issues: Torino is aggressive towards people he doesn’t know and at times can be hard to control according to the owner. He doesn’t have any guarding issues when it comes to food, treats, and toys. These items can be given and taken away with no issues. Torino is afraid of recieving a bath and having his nails trimmed. However he will allow you to do them and it will be a bit of a struggle. He likes having his coat brushed and this can be done without issues. As explained earlier Torino doesn’t get along with strangers and display aggressive like behavior towards them. For a New Family to Know: Torino knows a few basic commands like sit, down, and shake paw. He went for slow walks on a leash for exercise and this was done at least once a day. He enjoys all sorts of dog toys and will play with just about anything according to the owner. When in the home Torino is the type to follow you around seeking attention. When left alone in the home he is well behaved and this applies to him being left in the yard as well. Torino was brought up eating dry food and the brand the owner gave was Purina Dog Chow.
No Web Memo
07/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Torino came to our center as an owner surrender. It is reported he lived with several children and adults and got along with everyone in the home, interacting in a gentle playful manner, however owner reports Torino is aggressive towards strangers. Owner reports Torino is selective and gets along with some dogs but not all, and has never been around cats. Owner describes Torino as excitable and playful with a high activity level. During intake, Torino was sitting in owner’s lap but when approached by staff he would stiffen and growl, therefore owner place Torino inside kennel. Inside kennel he cowered, whale eye and growling. Torino came into SAFER assessment area cowering and apprehensive, whale eye towards assistant handler, but appeared to slightly soften when assessor sat down, ears forward, body softening just slightly. When assessor approached too close, he froze, lip long, but did not growl. Due to the uncomfortableness with attempts at up close tactile handling the assessment moved forward to resources. Torino had no interest in Food or Rawhide, but did move forward to sniff Toy minimally, owner reports he is playful with toys in the home. He did not approach helper dog but was not aggressive. Torino must be placed with a New Hope partner. He appeared scared and shut down but did allow assessor to pet his head as he calmly stood next to assessor at the end of assessment. He needs time to warm up and acclimate in his new environment as he is frightened and confused without the security of his large family. Food: Inconclusive, dog is not eating. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog approaches and sniffs. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog, body neutral.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/25/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative BARH AMBx4 Very tense and nervous, did not allow handling, growling and attempting to bite Male~2yrs EENT:WNL Mild gingivitis/tartar Nosf
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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