PHINEAS – A1042773
Safe 7-10-2015 Manhattan
My name is PHINEAS. My Animal ID # is A1042773.
I am a male brown and white carolina dog mix. The shelter thinks I am about 7 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/05/2015 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/06/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 46.8 LBS.
Pustular dermatitis, inguinal region A Pyoderma P Start Cephalexin
07/05/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/05/15 09:22 Phineas A1042773 is a young Carolina Dog Mix who was found tied up on a corner on a street in the Bronx. The finder stated as they approached Phineas Phineas’ body was wiggly and he allowed them to untie him and he jumped up on them. They led Phineas to their car and he hopped right in. They aren’t able to keep him so they brought him into our BXAC. During intake Phineas was very interested in receiving treats which he took gently. Phineas had a loose wiggly body and enjoyed being petted and having his chin/nose area petted (scratched, rubbed). He allowed us to scan (-), collar him and to take his pictures, he sat nicely when asked and when shown treats.
07/08/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Ahhhhh, to be a puppy and experience the world and everything new… that’s Phineas! A gorgeous, elegant youngster, making friends with everyone, excited, enthusiastically greeting everyone who wants to meet him — and so many do. His coat is clean and groomed, his nose long and elegant, his eyes sparkling and his tail wags… Although young, he may be housetrained, using the ‘facilities’ as soon as we were out the door. He sits for treats and takes them puppy-grabby at first, but quickly learns to be more gentle. He’s a smart boy and wants to please his person. His leash manners are good, he poses for photos like a pro (and is so photogenic I have a gazillion pictures), alternating between a serious face and a smiling face and I can almost hear him saying, ‘how’s this pose?’. Making friends with a woman who wanted to meet him, his tail wags, happy for the attention. He loved rolling around in my lap for cuddles and can be a bit puppy-mouthy which he’ll need to learn is not appropriate. As he loves treats, he’ll learn everything he needs to with positive reinforcement training. He’s an awesome pup who loves people and other dogs. In group, he’s social and playful. Named after the young Disney character who creates fun every day, Phineas is hoping to meet his new person today and have some fun, exercise, love and snuggles. If you’re a puppy person ready to usher this fabulous youngster into the amazing adult he’s destined to be, ask to meet Phineas today.
07/08/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Phineas was brought to our center by a member of the public that found him tied up. He allowed Finder to untie him, where he jumped up playfully and hopped into the car. Phineas had a loose wiggly body upon intake an enjoyed being petted by staff. He sat nicely when asked and when shown treats. Phineas was anxious on his relief walk and whined throughout the walk. He was bouncy and high energy throughout his SAFER assessment. Phineas pulled out of assessor’s hands for three attempts at Look item. He leaned in and accepted the touch during Sensitivity, tail wagging, mouth open, slightly whining. Phineas followed at the end of the leash soft body, tail wagging, settling easily at end of game. He mouthed assessor’s hand gently with no pressure while gently pulling paw back on both Squeeze attempts. Phineas gulped food and growled when approached by assess-a-hand. He took Toy away, keeping a firm grip but body was loose. Phineas became a bit stiff, taking Rawhide away and growling. Due to Phineas’ potential for possessive behaviors, the Behavior Team feels he would do best in an Experienced home with No Children. He may also benefit from obedience classes to learn basic manners as well as not to mouth. Phineas may require daily mental and physical stimulation in the forms of daily walks, runs, exercise, and play to positively direct his puppy enthusiasm. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth, tail wag, whining. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog gently places his open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure. Food: 4. Dog gulps, growls. Toy 1: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Rawhide: 4. Dog takes Rawhide away, growls.
07/07/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Phineas is social, playful with other playful dogs and may try to mount but takes correction well. 7/8 update: Phineas is anxious and will attempt remain at the gate and bark. He will offer correction when another dog attempts to solicit play. Over time when he has become more comfortable he may solicit with a bow but not engage in play. 7/9 update: Phineas can become overwhelmed easily by a pushier dog and will get defensive. However, when more comfortable, he engages in rough play with another playful dog.
07/06/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Intact male BARH Good teeth, all in Pyoderma ventrally in inguinal Negative fleas/earmites (Activyl) Pyrantel given NOSF Nervous but allows all handling
07/06/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Pustular dermatitis, inguinal region A Pyoderma P Start Cephalexin
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