NIKLAUS – A1043057
Gone 7-15-2015 Manhattan
My name is NIKLAUS. My Animal ID # is A1043057.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/07/2015 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/10/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 41.2 LBS.
gave 4cc of pyrantel
07/07/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
7/7/15 15:32 Basic Information Niklaus is a roughly 1 yr. old American Pit Bull Terrier mix who was brought in as a stray. The finder stated that he holding the dog for a friend 2 days ago but owner did not back for Niklaus he does not want to hold the dog anymore. No information on Niklaus was provided by the finder during intake. Behavior during intake: Niklaus was relaxed with lose body when approached by staff. Niklaus allowed to be, scanned (-), collared, photographed and placing in dog kennel.
07/11/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: He’s a fabulous redhead in a well groomed coat, compact, smiling, and happy to come for a walk. He has a nice energy, quiet until he got the zoomies in a backyard pen and after expending some energy he came over to me, smiling, tail wagging, as if to say, ‘wow, that was really something wasn’t it!’. Showing off his perfect sit, he takes treats gently and then goes off to further explore our pen, listening to all the street noises in the middle of a pleasant summer afternoon. He’s alert and focused, and his eyes brim with intelligence as he makes soft eye contact. Some lap cuddles closed out our time together, and I know this delightful little guy will make an amazing best friend. Ask to meet him today.
07/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Niklaus was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. He was overexcited during handling, jumping up, and was hard to position, but showed no aggression. Niklaus was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He growled and bit the assess-a-hand during the food bowl test. Niklaus was not interested in toys or rawhide. He rushed in quickly during the dog-dog test, but showed no aggression. Niklaus may require positive reinforcement behavior modification to address this food guarding behavior. In addition to food behavior modification protocol we recommend teaching Niklaus “Drop It” and trade-up games. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent 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.) She 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: 5. Dog tries to bite. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog – dog 2. Dog approaches the helper dog by rushing in with her tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, and lip long Helper:A0990656
07/11/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Niklaus is social and playful. He engages in bouncy running play with both males and females. He may be sexually motivated and will continue to attempt to mount once corrected. 7/12 update: Niklaus is sexually motivated but will engage in running play when solicited.
07/10/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NH ONLY
scan negative ears- wnl flea comb negative- treated with activyl male intact relaxed during exam
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