LOU aka ANGEL – A1014453
Gone 6-19-2015 Manhattan
My name is LOU. My Animal ID # is A1014453.
I am a neutered male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/07/2015 from NY 10027, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/07/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 63.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/07/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
Basic Information Lou is a 2 Year old male Pit Bull was adopted from ACC in September. Owner does not have time to devote to the dog’s care. Did not realize upon adopting how much time and dedication was needed to care for a dog. Behavior during intake Growling and pulling away from ACO. After out of sight of surrenderer, walked fine on leash.
06/10/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer updates: Lou is back with us as his adopter had to leave the country unexpectedly. It’s always happy/sad to welcome an old friend, as once a dog finds his home I kiss them goodbye with happiness. Lou looks amazing; he’s gained weight, his coat is clean and groomed and he’s thrilled to come out for a walk and to go potty. His leash manners are lovely and it’s a delight to have such a handsome well mannered escort through the park. Off leash he’s still an awesome ball player, tail wagging, sitting to wait for the next throw, and in my lap for some snuggles. In play group he solicits play, is tolerant and takes correction well. Rock star! His former owner tells us that Lou is perfectly housetrained, rarely barks, knows several “tricks” sit, down, paw, high five, roll over, dead dog, doesn’t mind going in his crate but doesn’t need to as he only chews his own toys, and can be unleashed in parks as long as you have a ball with you as that will be his focus. Sitting next to me while I took some notes, Lou looks back at me with a smile and we’re like two old friends in harmony. Once home Lou needs time to warm up to people he doesn’t know, and can be protective of his person, so care will need to be taken in introductions. He’s a terrific dog who’s looking for a new person to love.
06/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Lou came to us as an owner surrender. He growled upon intake but walked fine on leash once owner was out of sight. Lou was high energy and pulled hard on leash for his relief walk. He held gaze for three full seconds during Look item, body neutral. Lou was relaxed during Sensitivity item, body soft, mouth open, light panting. He was unconnected to the assessor during Tag game, not fearful and settling at end of game. Lou did not pull his paw back during Squeeze item, wagging his tail with a soft body. He gulped Food faster as it was taken away, and would not lift his head out of the bowl, body becoming stiff and circling the Food bowl to keep his body between food and assessor. He held Toy playfully with a firm grip and loose, wiggly body. Lou held Rawhide firmly, did not settle with it, but began to growl at the second approach from assess-a-hand. He is playful when off leash with other dogs. Due to his growling at various circumstances, the Behavior Team feels Lou would do best with an Experienced adopter with No Children that understands he may require positive behavior modificaiton and additional training if any possessive guarding manifests in the home. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, neutral body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1/ 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed, tail wagging. Food: 3. Dog gulps food, begins to eat faster and with bigger bites, body stiff. He does not lift head when 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: 4. Dog growls.
06/09/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Lou is playful, and will solicit play. He engages in running play with other dogs. He is tolerant and takes corrections well, but may vocal at the fence. 6/12 Update: Lou continues to be playful and solictious. He is vocal at the gate. 6/13 Update: Lou continues to be playful in a rough and rowdy manner. He can be a little bit pushy but he takes corrections appropriately. 6/14 Update: Lou continues to be rough and rowdy during play. He can be mouthy and little vocal. 6/15 update: Lou solicits play by play-bowing and vocalizing. He engage in running play.
06/07/2015 POST ADOPTION PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was EXPERIENCE
scan pos#985112004291466 BARH mild tartar neutered very nervous, tense, resisted handling NOSF
09/24/2014 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
showing signs of kennel cough coughing heard nasal discharge present as per 0915 start on doxycycline 100mg PO SID for 10 days
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