GOLIATH – A1059341
Safe 12-7-2015 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is GOLIATH. My Animal ID # is A1059341.
I am a neutered male gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/01/2015 from NY 10305, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/03/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 137.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
12/01/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/01/15 17:51 ORIGINAL SOURCE The dog was abandoned by neighbor of person who brought the dog in. Animal’s Name: Goliath WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS DOG IN? Dog was abondoned in the house and neighbor could not rehome him. RELATIONSHIP Finder had the dog for about a day therefore limited profile was given. PEOPLE Dog previously lived with a male and females around their 30’s. Does he get along with children? No. He will try to flee, has his tail tucked, crouches. There was no growling or snapping visible by finder. Does he get along with strangers? Dog appears to be scared around new people. (Untrusting around new people). Has he ever bitten anyone? No Has he bitten anyone in the last 10 days? Not around the finder, previous behavior is unknown. Describe his personality: Goliath is desribed as shy, fearful, anxious. His activity level is unknown. Goliath appears to be house broken. OTHER ANIMALS Around other dogs, Goliath appears to be fearful and does not play with them. His behavior around other cats is unknown. Finder tried to feed him, but he was not eating.
No Web Memo
12/03/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Goliath came into our center after a neighbor found him abandoned when his previous owners moved out. Finder reports Goliath was left with small dogs and several cats. It is reported he is timid around children and strangers, will tuck his tail and crouch, trying to flee. Goliath was hesitant on leash walking towards SAFER assessment room. He was cautious but allowed all handling when approached slowly. Goliath allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, body neutral. He stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, tail down, mouth closed. Goliath was cautious during Tag game, did not follow at the end of the leash but had no response to each pass. He did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts, lip lick. Goliath showed no interest in Toy. He approached the helper dog at an appropriate pace, tail at spine level, not playful. He investigated and then turned away. Due to report of discomfort around children, the Behavior Team feels Goliath would do best with an Experienced adopter that does not have children. He may benefit from a calm, quiet, structured environment so he can relax and know what to expect in his new home. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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 neutral, mouth closed, ears neutral. Tag: 2. Dog is cautious but unresponsive when touched. Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog does not pull his paw back, lip lick. Toy: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 1. Dog approaches the helper dog, soft or loose body, not playful, tail down, investigates then turns away.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
12/01/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: scan negative Sex: neutered male Age: approximately 7 years old Mentation: BARH Eyes: reddened sclera and conjunctiva – VC set up Ears: mildy dirty; ears are cropped Nose: wnl Teeth: gingivitis, dental tartar buildup BCS: 4/5, overweight Skin: has dandruff; pressure sores on limbs; has skin tags Hair Coat: moderate shedding along back Nail were very long – gave nail trim Behavior: very timid; muzzled for exam, allowed handling
12/03/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
cage exam – check eyes bar. bcs 8/9 very mild conjunctivitis ou rule out stress on intake vs other no treatment indicated at this time. continue to monitor while at siacc good prognosis
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