DINO – A1040941
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My name is DINO. My Animal ID # is A1040941.
I am a male tan and white staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/20/2015 from NY 10034, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/04/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 62.0 LBS.
No diarrhea seen in cage
06/20/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
The dog was barking and growling a little upon arrival. He had fearful body language but was able to calm down after I talked to him and leashed him. He was very cautious, tense and snapped when I attempted to pet his head to see if I was able to take the chain off of his neck. He pulled a lot on leash and was very difficult to put him onto the van. He refused to walk when I tried to walk him onto the van via a ramp out of fear. After half way on the ramp, he sniffed the cage and was able to walk into the cage himself.
06/24/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: As Dino and I walked through the park some kids passed us bouncing a ball, and it was clear that they had Dino’s attention. The kids yes, the ball a resounding YES! So, we stopped to take some pictures, Dino being a perfect model with the promise that we would go into the back yard to play some ball. Dino, being the fair minded dog he is, agreed to this plan! So, after the pictures, some petting, and, of course, a potty break, Dino and I go into the yard. As I grab a tennis ball he keeps his eye on me, tail wagging. A throw, a leap and a catch! Dino doesn’t play fetch, he keeps the ball, happy to lope around the pen with it in his mouth, jump up on the bench with it, surveying the area and keeping it away from me. He’s so cute!! A gorgeous dog, he can sometimes be a bit shy, ducking his head as I reach to pet him, but when contact is made he enjoys the attention. In playgroup he’s social and “dainty”, playful but sometimes a bit timid. Dino is hoping for a new home in which he’ll have some time to trust again, know love, and have a lifetime supply of tennis balls. We’ll send Dino home with the first one, but the rest is up to you!
06/22/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Dino came in when a neighbor called to report that Dino’s owner moved out of the country and left him in the basement in a cage. He was difficult to transport here, refusing to walk out of fear. After sniffing the transport cage for a few minutes, he walked in himself. Dino was barking and growling upon arrival. He had fearful body language but calmed down when admissions counselor spoke to him softly, allowing himself to be leashed. He became tense and snapped when counselor attempted to pet his head. Dino pulled hard on leash. He was very nervous entering SAFER assessment room, tail tucked, head low. Dino allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, body cautious and tense. He accepted touch during Sensitivity item, tail tucked, body cautious. Dino followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, body low and a bit fearful. He gently pulled his paw back during both Squeeze attempts. Before Food item, Dino began yawning and pacing. Dino had no interest in Food. He enthusiastically engaged with Toy, keeping a firm grip and loose, wiggly body. After playing with Toy, Dino no longer had tucked tail for remainder of assessment. He kept firm grip on Rawhide, body neutral. It should be noted that after assessment Dino was kissing assessor’s face, tail wagging. The Behavior Team feels Dino would do best with an Experienced adopter with no young children, giving him time to warm up and feel safe. He may do best in a calm, quiet atmosphere where he knows what to expect. He may also benefit from durable Toys like Kongs and Nylabones to help him relax as his apprehension drastically improved once he began playing. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful, his tail is tucked and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is between his legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1 / 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: No interest 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: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy or rawhide, and his body is neutral, tail down. No growling or stiffness.
06/23/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Dino is social and playful but a bit timid when interacting 6/24 update: Dino is social and will solicit play but does not engage when the other dog reciprocates.
06/20/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Intact male QARH Mild staining on teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) NOSF Nervous, will try to bolt and snaps at restraint. Squeeze gate.
07/02/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
7/2 Reported epistaxisis- none seen today, small dried blood drop on blankets loose stool Thin viscosity MPND,cough with tracheal palp and coupage – lung sounds auscult wnl BAR, eating, active loose stool on walk, normal urination A: KC with loose stool P: doxy 10 d Baytril 100 – 5mg/kg – 1.4cc IM x 5 days Diagel given Moved to iso ——————————
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