DOLLAR – A1060205
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My name is DOLLAR. My Animal ID # is A1060205.
I am a male br brindle and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/10/2015 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was NYCHA BAN.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/25/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 60.8 LBS.
Gave CIV DA2PP boosters
12/10/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/10/15 19:17 Dollar is a 4 year old male brindle and white american pitbull terrier who is being surrendered because the owner can not keep him. Dollar has been with the family for 2 years. Dollar lived with 6 adults and 2 children. There was also a shih tzu, a cat and another pitbull. Owner reports he was receptive and playful with all the other animals in the home. He is respectful of children and is said to be tolerant. When visitors come to the home he will bark to alert the family. Dollar is house broken and does not have accidents in the home. Dollar gets walked 3 times a day. On walks owner reports that dollar is receptive to smaller dogs but can be reactive to larger dogs with barking and owner does not allow interaction. Dollar will tolerate a bath and a nail trim. Owner says dollar will guard his food and may bite if anyone other than the owner tries to take it. He does not guard toys or treats. If on the bed or couch he is easily removed. He can be startled when he wakes up. Dollar likes rubber kong toys to chew on. Dollar knows the command sit and lay down. When the family is home he likes to be where they are. When home alone he is well behaved. Dollar eats dry food. Upon intake Dollar was not handled. Counselor was able to scan for microchip (negative) and collar but did not photograph.
12/15/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: His name should be “Million” rather than Dollar because he’s just worth so much more! This hunk of a guy had me at “hello.” His gorgeous brindle coloring and markings, athletic body, and the genuine way he looks at you can melt even the coldest of hearts. Dollar’s owner had to surrender him because of a ban on his breed. In his previous home, he lived harmoniously with a small dog, another pitbull and even a cat! As if that doesn’t seem like a full house, he also lived with 6 adults and 2 children, whom he was very respectful and tolerant of. According to his former owner, Dollar seems to prefer small dogs and when he saw another one in the adjacent pen, he was full of tail wags and play bows! Dollar likes to follow me around the yard, eager to earn treats by showing off his best “sit,” and can likely be taught many more commands and tricks. While his physique may be athletic, he’s a rather calm dog and mostly interested in exploring rather than playing. He is reported to be highly housetrained and likes to play with rubber toys. You can’t put a price tag on a best friend, but you can adopt one! Come to the Brooklyn Care Center today and meet Dollar!
12/15/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Dollar came to us as an owner surrender on 12/10/15. It was reported by the owner that Dollar is receptive towards children and tolerant. He was also described as receptive and playful with the other dogs he lived with in the house. The owner stated that Dollar will guard his food by growling if someone approaches him while eating and may snap if someone tries to take away his food. Dollar was a bit tense when entering the behavior room, but quickly warmed up to the assessor during the assessment. He allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items while maintaining soft body language for the majority of the SAFER. He proved easy to handle when chewing on the toy item and kept a firm grip on the toy with loose body language when the assessor tried to take it away. Dollar will require positive reinforcement behavior modification to address this food guarding behavior, and a potential adopter should be prepared to manage this behavior in the home. In addition to food behavior modification protocol we recommend teaching Dollar “Drop It” and trade-up games. In consideration of all behavior information available now, the behavior department believes that Dollar can go to a home with an experienced adopter with no children. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is tense; his tail is low and not moving. 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 a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. He indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. 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. When off leash with other dogs, Dollar greets politely, is bouncy and engages briefly in play when solicited. He may become sexually motivated. 12/12 update: Dollar greets politely and is a bit playful. He is sexually motivated but is not pushy and takes correction well. 12/15 update: Dollar greets politely and is sexually motivated but takes correction well.
12/11/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Dollar greets politely, is bouncy and engages briefly in play when solicited. He may become sexually motivated. 12/12 update: Dollar greets politely and is a bit playful. He is sexually motivated but is not pushy and takes correction well. 12/15 update: Dollar greets politely and is sexually motivated but takes correction well. 12/16 update: Dollar greets another male politely but spends most of his time exploring his surroundings. 12/18 update: Dollar is a bit forward when greeting and is bouncy when interacting. He may become sexually motivated. 12/20 update: Dollar was very assertive today and highly sexually motivated. He became overly aroused with a high engergy female and grabbed, growled and mounted her.
12/11/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH – tail wags, jumps up, allows all handling M~ 4 years Ears, eyes, nose, mouth clear – healing abrasion across bridge of nose. Lower right canine chipped, teeth clean. Coat clean. No flea dirt or parasites noted. NOSF
12/23/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPNOCHILD
VET CHECK – MONITOR FOR CIRDC BAR. ATTENTION SEEKING. SNEEZING WITH MILD TO MODERATE SERO-MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: EARLY CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 300MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
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