MARLO – A1055245
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My name is MARLO. My Animal ID # is A1055245.
I am a male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 10/18/2015 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-036460.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/01/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 63.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
10/19/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/19/15 12:58 Basic Information Marlo is a 1 year old male black and white pit bull that came in as owner surrender with litter mate Hazel. Owner stated that she got him from a friend 8 months ago and has had him since. She can no longer keep him because she has family moving in with her and they are allergic to dogs. Marlo has allergies and his last vet visit was 4 months ago, however, he will undergo a complete medical examination. Her 2 favorite things about Marlo are that he’s friendly and playful. Social Life & Personality Around children, Marlo is relaxed playful and respectful. Owner stated that he has never played with any other dogs besides his litter mate. He often barks when he sees other dogs. When he sees cats, owner stated that he may either walk right past them or attempt to chase them. Marlo is house trained and only has house accidents when he gets nervous or scared. He is an indoor outdoor dog and has a medium activity level. Owner described him as playful, excitable, affectionate, shy, independent and friendly. Behavior Issues Marlo tends to claw at the walls in the house. He displays no other behavior issues. Owner stated that he does not react when she touches his food bowl while he’s eating but growls when his litter mates attempts to. He isn’t bothered with baths or having toys, treats or other objects being taken away from him. He is friendly with house visitors and strangers. Upon intake, Marlo was loose bodied. When told to sit to receive a treat, he obeyed. He allowed his self to be handled, collard and photographed. For a New Family to Know Marlo knows the commands sit, stay, paw, lie down, and roll over. For exercise, Marlo receives off-leash walks. Owner also stated that she often brought him to a track to have running time. He plays with rope and ball toys and enjoys playing fetch. Marlo has a crate made of metal that the owner puts him in when she is not home. When she is home, Marlo tends to follow her around and be in the same room as her. When he is left alone, he is well behaved in his crate. During off-leash walks, he wanders some but returns when he is called. He eats dry food only and his favorite treats are Blue Buffalo. He sleeps anywhere in the house.
10/25/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Whenever I’m with Marlo I find myself constantly telling him what a good boy he is and when I’m not with him I find myself constantly thinking about what a good boy he is! He pulls some on the leash to get outside, but once he’s relieved himself (he seems housebroken) he’s very easy to handle. He loves fetch and once started to tease me with the ball, but almost seemed to have a moment where he realized “I’m not that kinda guy!” and dropped it right in my hand. When his ball rolled where he couldn’t reach it, he knew the other one I threw was an impostor, but eventually settled for it. After a few retrieves he’ll hop up on the bench, burrow his way behind me and lay down. He knows commands including sit, paw, and roll over. He previously lived with his female litter mate, is successfully crate trained, and is said to be relaxed and playful around children – what a good boy!! He’ll lean against me when I pet him, and when I stop he’ll wag his tail, hitting it against my legs in a display of gratitude and then head off to explore. He has really sweet sort of droopy eyes and always makes soft eye contact. He has SUCH a soft personality and just seems like a well-rounded, good-in-every-way boy! Being with him will give you warm fuzzy feelings — please come to Brooklyn ACC and make him yours!
10/23/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Marlo previously lived with 1 adult, another dog and has been around children. The owner stated Marlo is relaxed, playful and respectful towards adults, children and the other dog he lived with. It was reported by the owner when Marlo sees cats he may either walk right past them or attempt to chase them. The owner mentioned Marlo is house trained; he is well behaved when left home alone in the crate and has a medium activity level. The owner describes Marlo as playful, excitable, affectionate, shy, independent and friendly. It was also mentioned by the owner Hazel tends to destroy stuff indoors. At intake it was reported Marlo was friendly with loose body language, he allowed all handling. During SAFER Marlo came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, Marlo was friendly and social towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Marlo was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Marlo was easy to handle when engaged with the items. Marlo appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” adopter. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 2. Dog follows the dish with his tail down, body soft. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you. Rawhide: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the rawhide. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Marlo greets the other dogs politely and will engage in running play briefly with males and females.
10/21/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Marlo is social and greets other dogs politely. He engages in running play with oher playful dogs. Based on his behavior during playgroup, the Behavior Department recommends that Marlo can go to a home with both male and female dogs. He seems to do well with both playful and non-playful dogs so any playstyle can be considered. ***Marlo is a social group greeter dog.*** Marlo greets with loose wiggly body and soft eyes. He is very receptive to the female helper dogs signals to keep his distance (look aways, snarls). 10/22 update: Marlo greets the other dogs politely and will engage in running play briefly with males and females. 10/23 update: Marlo greets the other dogs politely and is respectful of more nervous dogs. He may attempt to solicit play with some dogs. 10/24 update: Marlo is social and greets other dogs politely. He engages in running play with other playful males and females. 10/29 update: Marlo is social and engages in running play with other playful males and females. 10/30 update: Marlo greets politely, is tolerant of pushy solicitation and engages in play briefly. 10/31 update: Marlo is social and engages in play with both males and females. He is respectful of dogs that do not wish to play and will match his playstyle to the dog he is interacting with.
10/18/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan Positive Male Intact EEN: WNL Teeth: NSF Applied Activyl 4 cc intrascapular Gave Pyrantel 6 cc PO Very sweet dog!
11/01/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
CIRDC NOTED ROUNDS QAR. ATTENTION SEEKING. MILD COUGH. MODERATE MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 300MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
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