BUDDHA – A1032687 – MANHATTAN, NY
Gone 4-15-2015 Manhattan
GONE – 04/15/15
BUDDHA – A1032687
***SAFER : NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY***
My name is BUDDHA. My Animal ID # is A1032687.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/09/2015 from NY 10466, owner surrender reason stated was TOO BIG.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/11/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 72.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
04/09/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
DOG INFORMATION SHEET Where did this dog come from? My Home ORIGINAL SOURCE Family Animal’s Name: Buddha WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS DOG IN? NYCHA Other:Too big/no time RELATIONSHIP I’ve owned for 8 months PEOPLE Lives with _1adults Lives with _1 teenagers Lives with _1 children Does he get along with children? Yes Does he get along with strangers? Yes Has he ever bitten anyone? No Describe his behavior: hyper and friendly OTHER ANIMALS Has lived with cats How did they get along?plays with the cat Can you describe his behavior around animals he doesn’t live with?tries to hump every animal he sees PERSONALITY Loves to play, is very active Likes to be petted, hugged ect. HABITS Eats dry food mixed with table food TRAINING Knows “sit” Knows “lie down” Knows “give paw” Pulls on leash only when excited Is housebroken Is there anything that could be done to help you keep your dog?no What kind of home do you think would be best for this dog?a house where he will be loved
A volunteer writes:
Too big and no time. I can understand the last but…too big…. Really…Was Buddha expected to shrink after the age of 6 when he was acquired by his owners ? Buddha is a big boy, indeed at 72 pounds. He is strong too and pulls quite a bit on the leash. His kennel is spotless and he does his business as soon as we reach the yard. Buddha is tense, a little anxious. He jumps a little for attention and barks in his den to be taken out. Something is definitively not right. He senses that.What is he doing in a confined place, stored like he was an object ?He had a family, a teen, a young kid and even a cat to play with. And now, all these strangers and millions of dogs… Still, he tries to find his balance, does what he is told like come and sit. Not bad…He even gets roast beef. He is a little opinionated like many dogs are at this age but very much likes to be petted.Buddha has a cute red chipmunk face.He has a decent weight but his skin has not been well cared for. Allergies may be? His muzzle is greying. That’s right, he is at the age when he should count on his humans to take care of him and provide for his golden years. Instead, Buddha is with us and still hoping for the best..A new master, a new family he can be part of and count on…Will you be there for this handsome redhead ? Buddha is waiting for you at the Manhattan Care Center.
04/13/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Buddha pulls hard on the leash when out for his relief walk. He was excited but interested in interacting with handler at the start of the assessment. He was very active with high energy throughout the assessment making him somewhat hard to position for some items of the assessment. He was uncomfortable with paw handling, pulling out immediately, mouthing the Assessor’s hand with some pressure and moving his body quickly so that the Assessor was unable to even squeeze down on the paw. He did not respond to flank squeeze. Buddha was focused on other stimuli in the room during the Tag portion of the assessment. He attempted to bite when being pushed out of the food bowl and growled when the Assessor attempted to take away toy and rawhide. Buddha was relinquished to the care center by previous owners who describe him as a very active, friendly dog who loved to play and be petted. He is housebroken and lived with a cat who he attempted to play with. He also lived with a child who he got along with. During the assessment Buddha showed concerning behavior, especially during the resources portion of the assessment. For each resource item Buddha growled when the item was being taken away, even during rawhide when he seemed uninterested in the item, and during the food portion he escalated to a bite attempt. Due to his potential guarding the Behavior Department believes Buddha would do best if placed with a New Hope Partner who could safely manage and positively modify this behavior if it manifests in the home. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. 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, licks lip. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves his legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw, mouths Assessor’s hand and applies some pressure. Flank squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Food: 5. Dog tries to bite. Toy 1: 4. Dog freezes and growls. Rawhide: 4. Dog freezes and growls. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/11/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
s/o: yeasty odor thickened pinnae moth eaten coat BAR PE WNL otherwise a: malasezzia otitis pyoderma p: otibiotic and cephalexin Negative MC Intact male BARH Spots of alopecia, no lesions, negative Wood’s lamp Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Mild wear on teeth, mild staining NOSF
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