POLO – A1043686
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My name is POLO. My Animal ID # is A1043686.
I am a neutered male black staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/12/2015 from NY 11370, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/21/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 58.0 LBS.
MPND A CIRDC P Start doxy, iso
07/12/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
When Polo came in he was playful and energetic, moving around the waiting area, didn’t bark, allowed to be leashed smoothly. Owner mostly handled the dog for most of the intake until we took Polo. DOG INFORMATION SHEET Where did this dog come from? Friend ORIGINAL SOURCE Unknown Does this dog have a microchip? Owner said Yes, has not been scanned yet. Who will it trace to? The owner- Alejandra Ortiz Animal’s Name: Polo WHY ARE YOU BRINGING THIS DOG IN? Landlord RELATIONSHIP I’ve owned him for 3 years PEOPLE Unknown Does he get along with children? Yes- Relaxed, playful, respectful Has been aroun children from the ages 3 months, 4yrs, and 9yrs Does he get along with strangers? Unknown Has he ever bitten anyone? No Has he bitten anyone in the last 10 days? No Describe his behavior: Playful, Affectionate, High activity, Knows various commands: sit, come, stay, shake/give paw OTHER ANIMALS Around cats he is fearful Around dogs is fearful and plays somewhat rough with other dogs. Can you describe his behavior around animals he doesn’t live with? PERSONALITY Playful, Affectionate, High activity, Knows various commands: sit, come, stay, shake/give paw HABITS Eats dry food TRAINING Knows “sit” Knows “give paw” Walks well on leash Was Crate trained Is housebroken Goes to the bathroom outside on cement Is there anything else we should know? Eats Origin Red Sleeps in a bed Is well-behaved when left alone in the house Is well-behaved when left along in the yard When off the leash wanders some but comes when called During fireworks/storms he is nervous Enjoys ball toys and squeaky toys
07/20/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Talk about a rockstar resume! Polo was surrendered by the only family he’s ever known due to landlord issues, so we know a lot about him. He knows ‘sit’, ‘come’, ‘stay’ and ‘give paw’, is housetrained and crate trained, is well behaved when left alone in the house, is relaxed, playful and respectful of the three kids he’s been around (ages 3 mos., 4yo, 9yo), is afraid of cats, and can be nervous around strange dogs. We are also told that he likes balls and squeaky toys. Polo was happy to come for a walk so that he could show me his housetraining skills, and then show me how nicely he walks on the leash. He pulls slightly from time to time, but that was to look at people we passed on the sidewalk as he wondered to himself if this would be his new mommy or daddy….. Polo is a chunky well fed little boy in a gorgeous shiny brown coat, his little face alert and curious. He was quiet in his kennel awaiting his turn for a walk, and when our time together was over he hopped right back in like a little gentleman. He’s an awesome little guy who is looking for a new family to take care of. Are you going to be the lucky person who adopts him?
Another volunteer writes: Marco? Polo! Who wouldn’t want to play all day with this family-friendly guy? He’s loving and obedient, handsome and gentle, not to mention one of the best kissers around! Polo meets other dogs through the fence with polite nose snuffles and a softly wagging tail and he’s always so happy to go for a walk with his people. The ear-to-ear smile on his face when I saw him returning from the park with another volunteer really says it all, Polo is a loverboy eager to find someone of his own to love. Ask to meet him today, you’ll both be glad you did!
07/15/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Polo came to our center as an owner surrender. It is reported he gets along well with children, and was living in the home with children ranging in age from 3 months to 9 years. Owner also reports he is fearful around cats, and somewhat fearful around dogs but will play with them somewhat rough. Polo pulled a bit on leash for his relief walk. He allowed his head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, tail wagging. Polo stood still and accepted the touch for Sensitivity item, tail wagging, body soft. He followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, tail wagging, settling easily at the end. Polo did not pull his paw back on both Squeeze attempts, tail wagging. He required a bit of pressure to remove his head from the Food dish, becoming a bit stiff. Polo had no interest in Toy and minimal interest in Rawhide. He approached the helper dog at an appropriate pace, tail at spine level, ears forward. The Behavior Team feels Polo would do well in an Average home. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is wagging with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, tail wag. Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Food: 2. Dog follows the dish with his tail down, body a bit stiff. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy 1: No interest. Rawhide: 1. Minimal interest in rawhide, dog may smell and/or lick, then turns away. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral.
07/19/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Polo is stiff when the helper dog greets him and will offer correction when she continues to sniff his face.
07/13/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
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07/21/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
MPND A CIRDC P Start doxy, iso
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