DOUGGIE – A1038897
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My name is DOUGGIE. My Animal ID # is A1038897.
I am a neutered male br brindle and white american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/05/2015 from NY 10001, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/11/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 54.0 LBS.
coughing and SND KC Doxy 10 d
06/05/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/05/15 13:53 06/05/15 13:53 Basic Information: Douggie is a 6 month old neutered American Staffichier. His previous owner had him since he was about 6 weeks old. He is still very much a puppy who loves to play and is very eager to learn. Social Life and Personality: This pup is loving and friendly to just about everyone. He has been around children ages 7 and 8. He loves to play with the kids the same way he loves to play with adults. Douggie doesn’t realize that he is a big boy and might do better with older kids or adults. He still thinks he is a baby so he plays kind of rough. Douggie is very used to being around a wide verity of dogs. He plays with all of them pretty well. Douggie has never been around cats. He is house trained for the most part. He is still having accidents sometimes. These happen when he gets over excited. Douggie is a very active and happy boy. He is a custom to at least four walks per day. Behavior Issues: Douggie has never bitten another animal. He does play bite his human friends the same way he plays with his dog buddies so he will need some more training in order to stop this very puppy-like behavior. Douggie loves the water according to his former owner so bath time no problem. For a New Family to Know: Douggie is an amazing dog. He needs love and a little bit more training. He already knows how to “sit” and is really close to understanding what “down” means. He is a smart dog and he can’t wait for the right person to teach him all of the tricks. Douggie will enjoy most toys that are given to him but he really loves to play with balls and squeaky toys. He really likes to play tug of war and is loves to chase a ball (he is working on the fetch and return). Douggie is very used to being in a crate for 3-4 hours per day. When his owner is home, Douggie will be right behind them. He loves to be around people as much as possible. During fireworks or thunder storms Douggie gets a little bit nervous and he will cry. He is used to Taste of the Wild dry food and when the clock strikes bed, Douggie sleeps in his crate. He so loving and would be a great dog for an experienced dog owner. Behavior During intake: Douggie was soft body throughout the intake. He would jump on on my lap 4 times. His tale was wagging for the entire intake. He allowed me to collar him and take his photo without issue.
06/10/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: So happy to join me for a walk, Douggie shows off that he’s likely housetrained as soon as we’re out the door. Gorgeous in his brindle coat gleaming with good care, Douggie is a friendly, bouncy puppy who loves to make new friends. He’s a dream on the leash until he sees a squirrel or a bird who he’d really like to meet :). Easily distracted from that meeting, we continue on our way, Douggie wagging his tail and me telling him what a good boy he is. Tethered for some pictures, Douggie makes great eye contact, sits for a treat, goes into a down and over onto his back for a good belly rub. He’s sooo sweet! While he’s well mannered and impressive for a puppy, he can get a little mouthy in play, all in good fun, but needs to learn that mouthy play is not appropriate. As we walk past the water fountain and Douggie is hot and panting we stop so that he can drink from the fountain and he does. Needless to say we drew some smiles from passersby as this gorgeous brindle pup enjoyed the water as his tail wagged. A terrific pup who’s looking for his happily ever after, Douggie is hoping you’ll stop by to meet him today.
06/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Douggie was very excited and was interested in interacting with the assessor, jumping up with a loose, wiggly body, but was easily distracted by other stimuli in the room and continually mouthed the leash. Douggie had soft body language and mouthed the leash or the assessor’s hand with light pressure when being positioned for each item. He engages in play, loose body, wags tail, mouth is open during tag, but begins playing tug-o-war with the leash as soon as movement ceases. He ate faster, was stiff and difficult to push out of the food bowl, but did not growl, snap or bite. He was easy to handle when chewing on toys and rawhides keeping a firm grip and a loose, wiggly body. Douggie was surrendered to the care center by his owner of 5 months due to a housing conflict. Douggie was described by his owners as friendly and loving to just about everyone. He has been around children ages 7 & 8 who he loved to play with but doesn’t realize his size and would sometimes play rough with. Throughout the assessment, Douggie remained friendly toward the assessor but he is quick to use his mouth in play and has poor body awareness, resulting in him mouthing handlers with light pressure. Douggie appears to be a high-energy dog that will likely do best with an experienced adopter with no young children that is prepared to provide mental and physical stimulation and appropriate outlets for his energy. An adopter should also be prepared to provide him positive behavioral modification to help him grow out of his poor puppy-like manners, chewing on leashes, jumping up, and mouthing. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog repeatedly turns toward the Assessor’s hand, with loose body and open mouth, mouths the hand, but does not apply pressure. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins. Plays tug-o-war with the leash once moving ceases. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 3. Dog gulps food, begins to eat faster and with bigger bites, body a bit. He does lift head when ample pressure from hand is applied to cheek. 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: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between.
06/11/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Douggie greets the helper dog politely and will attempt to solicit play by play-bowing and barking. He gets a bit overwhelmed when the helper dog gets too rowdy with play.
06/10/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan positive#985112005965388 BARH young neutered dog NOSF
06/11/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
coughing and SND KC Doxy 10 d
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