IRON MAN – A1036123
Safe 6-17-2015 Manhattan
My name is IRON MAN. My Animal ID # is A1036123.
I am a neutered male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/12/2015 from NY 11429, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/27/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 57.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
05/12/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
Basic Info Police found Iron Man tied up with bed sheets on the corner of 227th and 104th st Behavior during intake Super excited. Likes to jump and pull on leash. Really curious. Loose body, wagging tail. does not seem to know any commands.
05/14/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Iron Man is posing in his kennel, head cocked, his one blue eye trying very much to catch me like a fish on a hook. He is a must to take out. Iron Man, I was told, was not happy when he arrived at the care center. It is not unusual for a dog to act up after having been abandoned then brought to a place he does not recognize as his own. I show him the leash. He is at his door in one sec… let’s go! His first task is to void a river… then off we fly to the yard. Iron Man is a very handsome dog, much too thin but wearing a well groomed caramel and cream-colored coat. He sniffs a lot the premises… and jumps very high for treats that he does not snatch from my hand. He can even sit for them. He is quite welcoming of other dogs and even does not reply when a “little dog” growls at him. If another volunteer or a staff joins us in a pen, Iron Man goes to them for hugs. Some dogs surprise you.. they behave at first one way and after spending some time with them, they unveil all kinds of feelings, good or bad. Ironman was My treat of the day. He came at first to sit then lay at my feet. His eyes were very sweet. He licked my hands. He proceeded to come with his half body on my lap, then the whole of him… rolled on his back and demanded kisses and caresses. A real pussycat. Looking back at our pictures together, I could see that Iron Man looked very happy. Iron Man is a strong dog, beautiful, sociable and affectionate. His care has not been optimal to say the least, but I can see that he knows what the good life is and is ready to be pampered… by you. Come and meet Iron Man at the Manhattan Care Center and take him home as your forever best friend.
06/13/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Update 6/13/15 Iron Man has shown concerning behavior in his kennel. When approached, he will hard bark, spin and trying to climb the wall of his kennel. Outside of the kennel, Iron Man is high energy but very social and engaged with both dogs and people. Due to the concerning behavior in his kennel it is recommended that Iron Man be placed into an adoptive or foster home quickly SAFER 5/14/15 Iron Man pulls a bit on the leash. He was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. Iron Man was excited during some of the handling items, but had soft body language. He was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. Iron Man was a bit difficult to push out of the food bowl, but had soft body language. He took the toy with a soft body language and was not interested in rawhide. Iron Man is an active dog he need a significant amount of exercise and mental stimulation. The behavior department feels that he can go to an experienced home. Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor, consistently rubs his shoulder on the Assessor, and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment. Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft, likely panting, may jump up between attempts to lick Assessor. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 2. Dog follows the dish with his tail down, body likely a bit stiff. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy: 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. No interest. Dog-Dog: When off leash with other dogs, Iron Man greets politely and continues to circle around and sniff. He may try to mount but takes the correction well.
05/14/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Iron Man greets politely and continues to circle around and sniff. He may try to mount but takes the correction well. 5/20 update: Iron Man greets with a wagging tail but is more interested in exploring his surroundings. 5/21 update: Iron Man may attempt to mount but takes correction well. He is otherwise polite and social. 5/24 update: Iron Man is social and interested but does not engage in play. 5/28 update: Iron Man is a bit tense upon introduction to a male but then relaxes and will engage in a bit of play. 5/31 update: Iron Man is polite and will offer appropriate corrections. 6/2 update: Iron man is tolerant and greets other dogs politely. 6/3 update: Iron Man is tolerant and will engage in brief bouts of play with males and females. 6/4 update: Iron Man remains tolerant but may try to mount a female dog. 6/5 update: Iron Man is bouncy and playful but maintains a stiff body throughout the interaction. 6/7 update: Iron Man is polite but is more interested in exploring his surroundings. 6/8 update: Iron Man is tolerant of greeting but does not engage in play when solicited. 6/9 update: Greats politely, may chase briefly if solicited in play. 6/12 Update Iron Man remains tolerant but is more interested in exploring his surroundings.
05/13/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative mod tartar neutered nervous, growling NOSF
05/26/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating EXPERIENCE
Not head shaking today FINISH EAR MEDS AS DIRECTED
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