HONEST – A1033275
Safe 4-22-2015 Manhattan
SAFE – 04/22/15
My name is HONEST. My Animal ID # is A1033275.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter and labrador retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/15/2015 from NY 10462, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/16/2015 Exam Type INITIAL – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 52.0 LBS.
BARH scan negative mild tartar neutered NOSF
04/15/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
4/15/15 Honest’s family bred him at home. His father is an APBT and his mother is half APBT and half Lab. Honest’s family is moving to a home that doesn’t allow pets. Honest lived with adults, teenagers, and a 1-5 year old child. The child grew up with him and they were best friends. Honest is relaxed, playful, gentle, and tolerant with him. Honest is friendly with strangers but barks at them in their home. His family thinks this is because one of the teenagers has noisy friends that teased/provoked him. They keep him in a crate when strangers come over. He’s friendly with familiar people in their home. He hasn’t bit anyone. Honest avoids and walks passed dogs outside, sometimes staring at them. He got loose once and fought with a small dog (no blood drawn). He lived with his mom and had play dates with another large female dog. He was relaxed, playful, and played exuberantly with them. He lived with 2 cats and was relaxed, playful, respectful, and tolerant with them. He played with them when they wanted to and left them alone when they didn’t want to. Honest’s family describes him as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, smart, and high activity. He likes butt scratches and sitting in people’s laps. He sits up like a person in chairs. He follows his family sometimes and settles in favorite spots. He plays fetch and chase and likes bones, water bottles, and chew toys, but will chew them apart if they’re not durable. Honest lived inside and slept on the bed or couch. He ate dry Pedigree food. He went for brisk walks and played in the yard and will potty anywhere outside. Honest is housetrained and doesn’t have accidents. He’s well-behaved when home alone. He’s crated when people come over and barks. He ran through the gate in his yard while outside with his owners. He knows sit, down, shake, jump, and roll over. Honest chews water bottles. He plays when someone takes his bone/toy. He doesn’t mind when someone takes his food, moves him off furniture, brushes him, holds/restrains him, wakes him up, or approaches his owner. He’s nervous but tolerant during baths. He doesn’t mind storms. Honest was slightly tense and panting a little during intake. He approached and stood close to me often. He wagged his tail while I pet, scanned, collared, switched leashes, and photographed him. He didn’t react much to dogs passing in the hallway (he didn’t stare at them or move towards them or away from them).
04/19/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Butt scratches seem to the quickest way to Honest’s heart, an engaging and energetic pup with a “waggity wag” tail! Not only does he do a happy dance, but he leans against you, slender frame and all, as he gleefully expresses his joy. A butt scratch – that’s all it takes to become his friend. And then you learn that Honest also loves to play ball, retrieving and then dropping the ball for more play. Honest’s former owner left wonderful comments for his new family, including a note that he was “best friends” with children in the household with whom he “grew up”. He has also lived with cats, which he left alone when they were not in the mood for play; plus, he played exuberantly with a neighbor’s large dog. Honest has a great smile and a personality that can lighten up any cloudy day. Won’t you be his new best friend?
04/17/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Honest walks with a low body language. He was fearful and attempted to get away from the handler during some items of the assessment. Honest was shy and nervous during handling, with fearful body language. He became very fearful while playing tag. Honest was uncomfortable during the paw items flipping his head and moving away with a bit stiff body language we decided to do the flank and Honest was a bit stiff and he moved away from the assessor. Honest was not interested in food, toys or rawhide. He does not approach other dog, attempts to exit. Honest was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Honest lived with adults, teenagers, and a 1-5 year old child. The child grew up with him and they were best friends. Honest is relaxed, playful, gentle, and tolerant with him. He is friendly with strangers. He lived with his mom and had play dates with another large female dog. He was relaxed, playful, and played exuberantly with them. He lived with 2 cats and was relaxed, playful, respectful, and tolerant with them. He played with them when they wanted to and left them alone when they didn’t want to. Honest’s family thinks he will not do well in a kennel. They said that he didn’t like going in his crate”. Honest was fearful during the assessment he needs an adopter who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter. This dog is fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. We also recommend a home without children Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful; his tail is low 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 likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is likely crouching, may have long lip or lip lick. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog head flips while pulling back paw. Flank squeeze 1: 3. Dog head flips while moving hip away. Food: 1. No interest. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1.No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog does not approach the helper dog. Turns body to side in relation to other dog, or exits. Helper:A1033070
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
04/16/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative mild tartar neutered NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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