PRINCE aka BRODY – A0829561 (Alternate ID#A1049699 and A0836192)
Gone 10-11-2015 Brooklyn
My name is PRINCE. My Animal ID # is A0829561.
I am a neutered male tan and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/29/2015 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/04/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 50.0 LBS.
S/O: BAR, Diarrhea w/ blood noted by ACO P: start Panacur x3 days, and metronidazole x5day
08/29/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/29/15 19:54 Brody is a tan and white male American pitbull terrier mix. Brody is neutered and will undergo a full physical health exam. He was easy to handle allowing himself to be held and walked around. He allowed himself to be collared and photographed with minimal effort. He was friendly interacting with people sniffing them and allowing them to pet him.
09/20/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I found my Prince and I didn’t even have to kiss a frog!! This handsome gentleman and I went on a date yesterday afternoon and I can’t stop thinking about him. Prince is a middle aged guy with impeccable manners and appears to be housetrained. He walks nicely on leash, and just has an all around wonderful disposition to match his gorgeous brown and white coat. He even has freckles on his ears. I really enjoyed the time I spent with him, and can’t help but be jealous of whoever is lucky enough to leave the care center with Prince by their side.
09/23/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Prince is highly human-social and easy to handle. At the start of his stay he was noted to be a playgroup helper dog and played successfully with a number of dogs. However, he has since demonstrated behaviors toward certain dogs that make us feel that placement with a New Hope partner who can safely manage Prince around other dogs and provide behavior modification is in his best interest. Without clear provocation Prince has twice charged and pinned dogs entering the play area. He holds onto the other dog’s cheek with his teeth, and though he has not broken skin or otherwise injured the dogs, the bite cannot be interrupted with audible or physical interrupters. His tendency to bite and hold is concerning, and the lack of a clear trigger, targeting both a dog he had never met before and one he had previously played with, will require further investigation. We highly recommend safety tools (basket muzzle, headcollar) while walking and advise against off-leash dog parks for now. 9/4 SAFER: Prince came in as a stray, so his past behaviors in a home are unknown. At intake Prince was friendly, he allowed all handling. During SAFER Prince 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. Prince was distracted but not fearful during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Prince was easy to handle when engaged with the items. Prince appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns on the SAFER aggression assessment. 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 (need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. 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: 2. Dog follows the dish with his tail down, body soft. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy 1: No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest.
09/03/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Prince initially was social and polite when interacting with other dogs. More recently, his behavior has become more concerning. While he still greets some dogs well, others he will grab onto and though he does no damage, he is difficult to remove. Based on his behavior in playgroup, the Behavior Department recommends Prince go to a home with no other dogs at this time. However, the concerning behaviors seen at the care center seem to be based in anxiety and/or frustration and may be able to be alleviated in a home environment. When off leash with other dogs Prince greets politely but is more interested in exploring his surroundings. 9/4 update: Prince is social and greets other dogs politely. 9/8 update: Prince greets the other dog politely before moving off to explore his surroundings. 9/9 update: Prince greets politely and is bouncy. When other dogs are engaging in play he will insert himself into the interaction and offer correction to both dogs. 9/10 update: Prince is social and greets other dogs politely. He becomes anxious and barks when another dog passes outside the pen. 9/15 update: Prince is social and greets other dogs politely. He may engage in play briefly but is distracted by things going on outside of the pen. 9/16 update: Prince continues to exhibit these behaviors when off leash with other dogs. 9/17 update: Prince greets other dogs politely and may engage in play briefly when solicited. 9/18 update: Prince greets well and will briefly solicit. He is respectful of dogs who are not interested and is a social group greeter dog. 9/19 update: Prince continues to exhibit these behaviors when off leash with other dogs. 9/20 update: Prince greets well and is interested but does not engage in play. He greets a male dog well but when introduced he immediately pins the other dog and continues to escalate as the other dog attempts to run away and latches onto him. He does not respond to correctors and is difficult to release. 9/21 update: Prince greets well and will briefly play with a solicitous female. He greets another social female at the gate but again, once introduced, he pins her and latches onto her. Prince’s behavior is concerning as he escalates and aggresses without provocation, does not respond to correctors and remains aroused even after he has been removed from the yard.
08/31/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan positive: 985121004245417 neutered male weight: 50lbs cloudy occular lens possible ear infection present dirty coat but no fleas present moderate tartar seen to teeth along with gingivitis nails down to kwick overall body condition is good sweet boy – easy to handle BARH NOSF
09/23/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
S/O: Sweet and easily handled Appearance: BARH Integument: scar on left lateral hock, superficial abrasion on vental aspect of left jaw (at ventral aspect of the ramus), otherwise appropriate hair coat EENT: OU clear, AU clean, No nasal d/c Oral cavity: MM pink, CRT <2sec, moderated dental tartar and disease, superficial abrasion on the buccal aspect of left lip PLN: WNL H/L: No murmur or arrhythmias, Lungs clear ABD: Soft non painful, no palpable abnormalities U/G: normal external genitalia M/S: Amb x 4 BCS: 4/9 Neuro: NSF A: Mild superficial abrasions in mouth and on face P: Monitor wounds, no specific treatment required
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