OTIS – A0949629
Gone 5-5-2015 Brooklyn
GONE – 05/05/15
My name is OTIS. My Animal ID # is A0949629.
I am a neutered male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/23/2015 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/25/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 78.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
04/23/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/23/15 12:10 NAME Otis REASON FOR SURRENDER Otis is growling at a yound child that lives with him. RELATIONSHIP Otis’ previous owner received him from a friend about 4 years ago. He is currently about 4 years old. PEOPLE Otis lives in a house with adults and children. Around older children, he is usually relaxed or playful, and when he does play with them, he is usually gentle. Otis lives with a small child that is just learnign to walk. WHen the child walks by Otis, he begins to growl. He usually barks at strangers who approach the house or his owners. He has never bitten anyone or any other animal. OTHER ANIMALS He once lived with a cat and they got along well together. He was usually relaxed or playful toward the cat. He has interacted with other dogs. He usually barks at big dogs, but he likes to play with smaller dogs. PERSONALITY/HABITS He has been described as playful, affectionate, excitable, lovable, and friendly. He is somewhat active and he loves to go for slow walks on leash about 3 times a day. He also enjoys playing with balls, ropes, and squeaky and stuffed toys. His favorite activities are wrestling and tug. He isn’t bothered if you touch his food bowl while he is eating. He is friendly and thinks it’s playtime when you take away a treat or a toy. He isn’t bothered if you remove him from the furniture. He is afraid of baths and he doesn’t mind having his nails trimmed. He enjoys being brushed. He is friendly if you have to restrain him. He isn’t bothered if he is disturbed while sleeping. He enjoys being in the same room as you. He eats dry food only and his preferred brand is Beneful. He prefers to go potty on the cement or the grass. He usually slept on his owner’s bed. TRAINING He has received training and he does know “sit, down, come, and stay.” He has also been crate-trained, but he no longer needs it. He is also house-trained and rarely has accidents. When he is left alone in the house, he is usually well behaved. He has never been left alone in a yard or walked off leash. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Otis was hard barking and lunged at the ASO. He did not allow handing.
No Web Memo
04/28/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Otis previously lived with adults and children, and according to the owner Otis got along well with the older children, but he has been reported to growl at the smaller child when walking by him. It was also mentioned that Otis lived with a cat and they got along well. He has interacted with other dogs, and according to the owner he usually barks at bigger dogs, but he likes to play with smaller dogs. Otis was best described as playful, affectionate, excitable, lovable, and friendly, and was said to be somewhat active. He was reported to be fearful of baths, but doesn’t mind having his nails trimmed, and he is successfully housebroken. At intake it was noted that Otis hard barked and lunged at the Counselor, and would not allow any handing. During SAFER Otis was in constant movement, panting and consistently barked throughout the assessment. His body was tense during the handling, and he became stiff and uncomfortable during the paw handling items. Otis also became stiff during the tag interaction, and hard barked at the assessor, but he was easy to calm down. He was easily pushed out of the food bowl during the food item, and only showed minimal interest in the toys and no interest in the rawhides. Due to the behaviors displayed during the assessment as well as the information provided by the previous owner, the department feels Otis would be best suited for an experienced adopter with no children. Look: 3. Dog consistently barks at the exit and does not allow the assessor to hold his head for the assessment. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is down, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back. Tag: 4. Dog stands his ground while not cornered and barks at the Assessor with ears forward, body stiff, mouth closed and lips pursed when not barking. Squeeze 1&2: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away or push him out. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy dog may smells, then turns away. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Otis is very anxiously and continually will bark when in the yard. No introduction with the off leash dog is attempted.
04/27/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Otis is very anxiously and continually will bark when in the yard. No introduction with the off leash dog is attempted. 5/1 update: Otis continues to exhibit this same behavior while socializing. He will hard bark when a dog approaches the gate and may redirect at human correction. He was not introduced, but when leaving yard he began to pull at his leash and could not be distracted.
04/25/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned positive with chip #985121011759026 BARH – tense, tail tucked, defensive posture, allows LITTLE handling EENM clear NOSF PetArmorPlus applied Dewormer in food.
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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