BILL aka LINKS – A0961306
Safe 11-21-2015 Brooklyn
BILL aka LINKS – A0961306
***RETURNED 10/13/15***SAFER: AVERAGE HOME***
NEUTERED MALE, BROWN, AM PIT BULL TER, 4 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason ABANDON
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date10/13/2015, From NY 10009, DueOut Date 10/20/2015, I came in with Group/Litter #K15-035795
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive – 985121009351331 N; 4 YO; 51.4 LB Freindly; Very easy to handle during exam EEN Clear BARH NSF
10/23/15: VET CHECK – RECHECK STOOL BAR. ATTENTION SEEKING AND ACTIVE IN CAGE. NO STOOL SEEN, NO SIGNS OF DIARRHEA AND NONE REPORTED. NO NASAL DISCHARGE OR COUGHING NO CONCERNS ON EXAM. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
A staff member writes: Bill is a 4 year old Pit Bull who came to the Care Center as an owner surrender a month ago! Bills previous owners describe him as described him as playful, affectionate, mellow, and friendly. He is definitely friendly- when I interacted with Bill he was rubbing up against the cage to be pet, and giving kisses. Bill is an awesome dog- come see for yourself!
Owner Profile: 10/13/15 12:12
Basic Information: Bill is a 4 year old altered American Pit Bull Terrier. He was abandoned by the previous owner at the current owner’s home. The current owner is surrender because she is having a hip replacement and will not be able to take care of the dogs. Bill has no known health problems or injuries.
Social Life and Personality: Bill has been living with children aged between 1 1/2 and 4 years old. Bill is relaxed, tolerant, and gentle during play. Bill has lived with a small dog and is relaxed, tolerant, and gentle during play with the small dog. He has not been around cats. He is very house trained. He has a high activity level and described him as playful, confident, affectionate, mellow, independent, and friendly.
Behavior: Bill not bothered when someone touches his food, treats, bones, or toys. He is not bothered when given a bath, groomed, held, or when strangers approach his home or family.
For a New Family Know: Bill knows the commands sit, down, no , and potty. He is used to playing in the yard and leashed walks. He likes to play with bones, stuffed toys, and squeaky toys. He is well behaved when left in the yard and in the home alone. He is fed dry dog food.
Intake Behavior: Bill had a soft body and explored the room. She approached the counselor and allowed to be pet. He did not show negative behaviors and allowed all handling.
Behavior: Average Home
Bill previously lived with 1 adult, a small dog and has been living with children aged between 1 1/2 and 4 years old. The owner stated Bill is relaxed, tolerant, and gentle during play, Bill also lived with a small dog and is relaxed, tolerant, and gentle during play with the small dog. The owner mentioned Bill is house trained, well behaved when home alone and has a high activity level. The owner describes bill as playful, confident, affectionate, mellow, independent, and friendly.
At intake it was reported Bill was friendly with soft body posture, he allowed all handling. During SAFER Bill came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, he was friendly and social towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Bill follows the handler but a bit distracted during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Bill was easy to handle when engaged with the items. Bill appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” adopter.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, but a bit distracted.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Food: 1. Minimal interest in food, dog smells, then turns away.
Toy 1: No interest.
Rawhide: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish rawhide to you.
Dog-dog: Bill greets politely and will engage in play briefly when solicited. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs but takes correction well.
Bill greets other dogs politely and may engage in play briefly when solicited. Based on his behavior during playgroup, the Behavior Department recommends that Bill can go to a home with both male and female dogs. Bill seems to do well with both non-playful and playful dogs so any play style can be considered. When off leash with other dogs, Bill is anxious and may greet the other dog briefly but mostly spends his time pacing the yard. 10/15 update: Bill is a bit anxious and may greet the other dog briefly but spends most of his time exploring his surroundings. 10/16, 10/17 update: Bill greets politely and will engage in play briefly when solicited. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs but takes correction well. 10/23 update: Bill is social and attempts to solicit play. He may engage briefly in play with other playful dogs and can become sexually motivated. 10/24 update: Bill is social and engages in running play with other playful dogs. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs but takes correction well. 10/29 update: Bill is social and greets other dogs politely. He seems interested but does not actually engage in play. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs and will offer correction for mounting. 10/31 update: Bill is social and a bit bouncy but does not engage in play. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs but takes correction well. 11/02 update: Bill briefly engaged in bouncy play but mostly explores the yard and marks. 11/3, 11/4 update: Bill is social and greets other dogs politely. He may become sexually motivated with some dogs. 11/5 update: Bill greets politely, is sexually motivated and may continue to attempt to mount after correction. 11/6 update: Bill is social and greets both males and females politely. He attempts to solicit play and may engage in play briefly. 11/7 update: Bill greets politely and engages in running play with both males and females. He may attempt to mount some dogs. 11/8 update: Bill greets the female dog appropriately but was anxious and avoidant today. 11/9 update: Bill was bouncy and playful with a new female dog. He responded well to her body language. 11/10 update: Bill greeted the other dogs politely but could be a bit sexually motivated with some female dogs. He engaged in play when solicited.
CAME IN WITH : BUBBLES – A1054645 (NOT AN URGENT DOG)
BILL a/k/a LINKS – A0961306
NEUTERED MALE, BROWN, PIT BULL MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition NONE Intake Date 04/05/2013, From NY 11203, DueOut Date 04/08/2013,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive: 985121009351331 BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed all handling Neutered ~2yrs Mild gingivitis/tartar alopecia on tail callouses on legs red patch of skin on neck Skin scrape: negative Nosf
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