BRUCE – A1047265
Gone 11-12-2015 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is BRUCE. My Animal ID # is A1047265.
I am a neutered male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/04/2015 from NY 10306, owner surrender reason stated was ATT ANIMAL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/04/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 54.0 LBS.
5.5ml pyrantel 3ml activyl Da2pp/ CIV booster
09/04/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/04/15 19:35 DOG INFORMATION SHEET Where did this dog come from? Bruce came from owner’s home. ORIGINAL SOURCE Owner stated that he bought the dog from a neighbor that was selling puppies. Does this dog have a microchip? Yes Animal’s Name: Bruce WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS DOG IN? Owner stated that Bruce is severely dog aggressive towards smaller dogs and is constantly attempting to attack them. RELATIONSHIP Owner has had Bruce for approximately 2 yrs. Bruce was 6-8 months when owner got him. PEOPLE Bruce lived with 5 adults. Does he get along with children? Owner would not recommend Bruce being around children. Does he get along with strangers? Yes Has he ever bitten anyone? No Describe his behavior: According the owner, Bruce is friendly and playful with all people except his father. OTHER ANIMALS Bruce did not live with any other animals. PERSONALITY Bruce is playful and very active.
09/10/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Bruce is a chubby fella not very big just had a few too many meals. Bruce was brought to the shelter because his owners could no longer care for him. He is active, fun dog who sits for treats and likes walking on leash (although he does pull a bit). Bruce loves people and is waiting for his forever home. Please come to SIACC and meet him.
10/20/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bruce came into our center as an owner surrender citing Bruce is aggressive towards smaller dogs. No other information was given as to the level of aggression or what behaviors were displayed towards small dogs. Bruce walked nicely overall on leash, but would pull if interested in something. He allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, tail wagging. Bruce stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, tail neutral. Bruce followed at the end of leash for Tag game, body soft. He did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts. Bruce ceased eating and lifted his head out of the Food bowl when hand approached.. He quickly took away Toy with loose body. Bruce took Rawhide away, body neutral. When off leash with other dogs, Bruce was initially muzzled due to owner surrender profile, but was calm once it was removed, does not engage in play and explores the yard. Due to the nature of Bruce’s owner surrender profile, the Behavior Team feels he would do best with an Experienced adopter. He may benefit from obedience classes to learn leash manners in relation to jumping up. He may also benefit from daily mental and physical stimulation in the forms of daily walks, runs, exercise, play. Bruce may benefit initially from being the only resident dog and only socializing with dogs of similar size. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He 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 closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. 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 gently pulls back his paw. Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away or push him out. Toy: 1. firm grip, loose body. Rawhide: 1. takes away, body in between you and rawhide, body neutral. Dog-dog: Bruce did not engage in play, he often explored the yard. 11/6 update: Bruce is showing signs of distress from his lengthy stay, and may be difficult to return to the kennel. He may bite at the leash and may redirect onto the handler (he has connected with skin but has not broken skin). It is in Bruce’s best interest to move into a stable home environment at this point.
09/05/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Bruce was muzzled due to his profile, he appeared to be calm without a muzzle. When introduced to a female he began to engage brief bouncy running play. He is a vocal player and does not offer any correction. September/October Bruce is a polite greeter and continues to be tolerant of other dogs and will often solicit handler’s attention. He enjoys exploring the yard with the company of a female dog as well as engaging in gentle / dainty as and rough / rowdy play. He can be sexually motivated at times and will often respond well when corrected as well as offering appropriate corrections. 11/3 -11/4 update Bruce engaged rough, mouthy play with a social female 11/5 – 11/6 update Bruce continues to exhibit these behaviors when off leash with other dogs, he offers appropriate corrections when being mounted. 11/7 update Bruce engages in play with both male and female dogs.
09/04/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan positive BARH AMBX4 Friendly,allowed handling Neutered~2yrs EENT:WNL No fleas seen Nosf
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Nov 11 2015 6:00PM
CAME IN WITH: DOBBY A1047264
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