BROWNING – A1037781
Safe 6-4-2015 Brooklyn
BROWNING – A1037781
MALE, BROWN, DACHSHUND / PIT BULL, 4 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR LEGAL Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 05/27/2015, From NY 11225, DueOut Date 05/27/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan negative intact male weight: 23.4lbs long nails – cut nails during exam underweight clean ears clean coat – flea negative mild dental tartar bright eyes showed no signs of aggression during exam – very happy and hyper BAR NOSF
S/O: Patient surrendered last night and presented in unthrifty condition. Possible cruelty case. Patient is BAR this morning, no reports of appetite. No c/s/v/d noted. Cooperative for exam, very energetic. Attention seeking.
hydration: mild dehydration (Sl. prolonged skin tenting, sl. tacky mm)
mm = pink, sl. tacky, CRT<2 sec.
Integ = good, clean coat, overgrown nails on all four paws.
EENT = clear OU, clean AU, nnd, moderate amount of tartar
H/L = nma, nsr, pss; clear lung fields bilaterally
Abdomen = snp, no masses palpated; Rectal revealed formed stool with scant amount of frank blood.
LN = wnl
MS: BCS = 2-3/9; ribs clearly visible and prominent as well as lumbar spine. No obvious lamenesses
CNS = appropriate
Px: Good with treatment
P: Continue supportive care while in BACC
Ok to feed 3x a day
Monitor weight weekly – inform DVM if weight loss
Clip nails – if ok by legal
Browning is a 3 year old male Pitbull/German Shepherd/Dachshund mix. Browning was given to owner in January of this year from a previous owner who knew well of each other. Owner hasn’t taken Browning to the vet and he appears to be underweight. Owner surrenders Browning due to personal problems.
Social Life and Personality:
Browning lived with two adults and been around children. Owner stated Browning is relaxed, playful, and tolerant towards everyone he meets. Owner stated when Browning sees other dogs he wants to mount them. Browning attempts to chase after cats owner stated. Browning is mostly indoors and activity level is high activity.
Owner stated Browning never bite or scratched anyone to her knowledge. Browning barks if someone knocks on the door. Owner stated if Browning doesn’t like someone he will growl. He allows owner to touch his food bowl eating, He allows toys or treats to be taking away from his mouth. He doesn’t like to take baths he will jump out the tub. If unfamiliar people approach the house or family member he will bark.
For a New Family to Know:
Browning is trained to use the bathroom indoors and outdoors. Owner stated Browning goes for walks 2-3 times a day but if he can’t hold his bowl movements he will use the bathroom indoors on piddle pad. He knows commands such as sit, stay, and wait. He is crate trained and will stay in a crate all day if he wanted too. Owner stated he plays with all kinds of toys such as balls, squeaky and stuffed toys. Browning is well behaved when home alone. He likes follow owner around the house or stay by the bathroom. Owner stated Browning use to eat wet and dry called Iams but now he rather eats table food such as chicken, potatoes and rice. His favorite treat is called Bacon and he likes to sleep in his cage.
Upon intake Browning was loose body, wanted belly rubs, and wagging his tail. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
SAFER: EXPERIENCED HOME
Browning previously lived with two adults and has been around children. Owner stated Browning is relaxed, playful, and tolerant towards everyone he meets. Browning has a high activity level. Browning is trained to use the bathroom indoors and outdoors. He understands the commands such as sit, stay, and wait. Browning is crate trained and well behaved when home alone.
Upon intake Browning had loose body language, seeking attention with his tail wagging. He allowed all handling during the intake. During SAFER Browning was social and friendly towards the assessor but difficult to position, Sensitivity Browning was active with high movements but remain to be handled with soft body language, tag-interaction he was easily over aroused and mouths the rope but stops when the game ends. Food item he takes bigger bites when the assess-a-hand is pushed against his cheek, toy item he settles close to the assessor firm loose and wiggly, rawhide item he settles close relinquish towards the assessor. The behavior department feels Browning is suitable for an experience adopter.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft.
Tag: 2. Dog is easily over aroused, mouths rope but stops when game ends. He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog quickly pulls back his paw.
Food: 3. Dog gulps food, begins to eat faster and with bigger bites, body stiff. He does not lift head when hand is applied to cheek.
Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
Rawhide: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish rawhide to you.
When off leash with other dogs Browning greets with loose body and wagging tail but is uncomfortable with interactions. When solicited by the helper dog he will correct her then he will continue to growl anytime she gets near.
Browning is initially muzzled due to previous off leash interactions. Browning wags at thegate and is tolerant when greeted. The muzzle is removed and he is interested in engaging and seems more comfortable to engage.
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