DISCOVERY – A1039430
Safe 6-20-2015 Manhattan
My name is DISCOVERY. My Animal ID # is A1039430.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/09/2015 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/19/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 45.4 LBS.
06/19/15 12:25 Cough , sneeze, SND A: KC P: doxy 10 d ——————————
06/09/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
6/9/15 15:36 Discovery as a roughly 1 yr old AMPBT Mix who was brought to the shelter by the police as a stray. He was found outside of a park tied to a fence. Police were able to untie Discovery from the pole and bring him the Shelter. During intake Discovery was wagging his tail had soft body and opened mouthed. He allow us to scan (scanned Negative), photographed, collared and placed into a kennel.
06/13/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: My handsome date early in the AM wears a beautifully groomed coco color coat, is the perfect weight for his size, and is a bouncy, fun, and affectionate boy. What a discovery! (Sorry, couldn’t resist.) Likely housetrained he took care of business the moment we were out the door and we head to the park. His leash manners are good, and while he pulls from time to time he is responsive to correction. When he sees a squirrel or bird he’d like to meet he does pull towards them in a bouncy playful way. Sorry Discovery, they don’t want to play with you! Instead, Discovery goes into playgroup with his own kind where he’s a polite greeter, and quietly playful. He seems to love other dogs, play bowing through the fence as other dogs came outside. Playing with a plush toy he shakes it around and then climbs in my lap to snuggle with me. If he drops it he jumps down, picks it up and comes back in my lap with it. Way too cute and sweet, he’s happiest snuggling with the toy in his mouth and getting some loving from me at the same time. Smart boy – the best of both worlds! Discovery is affectionate, playful, smart, gentle. He’s a terrific dog just waiting to be discovered. Come meet him today.
06/14/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Discovery came to our center as a stray found tied to a fence. He was playful and friendly upon intake and allowed all scanning and collaring. Discovery walked with alot of energy during his relief walk, pulling slightly. He was focused on other stimuli in the room and somewhat difficult to position. Discovery required redirection numerous times from tug-of-war with the leash, mostly only releasing if a toy was squeaked to distract him. Once positioned, he wagged his tail with soft body during Look item. He leaned into the assessor, wagging tail during Sensitivity. Discovery played during Tag game, popping his body and engaged with the assessor, grabbing the leash at the end and playing tug-of-war. He did not pull his paw back during Squeeze attempts. Discovery allowed the Food dish to move away from him, but required a bit of pressure to lift his head out of the dish. If he did not have something to keep his attention immediately between items, he would grab, chew, and tug the leash, vocalizing in playful growl sounds. Discovery held Toy and Rawhide with a firm grip, loose, wiggly body. During social time, Discovery is sexually motivated and did not engage in play. The Behavior Team feels Discovery would do well with an Experienced home that understands he is a high energy dog that will require daily mental and physical stimulation in the forms of daily play/exercise, as well as kongs and nylabones. He may also benefit from obedience classes to learn leash manners, as well as the command ‘drop it’ and trade up games. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes sof, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game, soft ‘popping’ of the body. Grabs leash at end. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are back. Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 2. Dog follows the dish with his tail down, body neutral. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between. Rawhide: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between. Dog-to-Dog:When off leash with other dogs, Discovery greets the helper dog politely and then becomes sexually motivated.
06/11/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Discovery greets the helper dog politely and then becomes sexually motivated. 6/13 update: Discovery greets appropriately at the gate. No appropriate playmate today. 6/15 update: Discovery may engage briefly in rowdy play. He is sexually motivated but takes correction well. 6/17 update: Discovery is tolerant, engaging in brief bouts of play. He is vocal during play and can be a bit bouncy. 6/18 update: Discovery is playful and will engage in rough play with a boistrous male. He is tolerant of a pushy dog.
06/11/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Eyes are clear. No cloudiness or discharge Ears are clean Nose=No discharge Teeth are all white and intact Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl Scan negative for microchip Intact male As of now no V/S/C/D BAR NOSF
06/19/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
06/19/15 12:25 Cough , sneeze, SND A: KC P: doxy 10 d ——————————
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