SWADE – A1034935
Safe 5-21-2015 Manhattan
My name is SWADE. My Animal ID # is A1034935.
I am a male brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/01/2015 from NY 10031, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/18/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 60.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
05/01/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/01/15 13:19 Basic Info: Swade is a 9 year old male dog who has no known injuries but does have a tumor growing on his right side. Social Life and Personality: According to owner he has not been around children or cats so his behaviors are unknown. He did live with another American Pit Bull Terrier and was very respectful and tolerant of him and was affectionate. They did not play too much as they both had low levels of energy but when they did it was gentle. He is house trained, and kept mostly indoors. Behaviors: He has not bitten anyone or any animal before. He will snap at people he does not know but it has never resulted in a bite. Aside from snapping at unfamiliar people who approach the house or family member he will have stiff body but retreat behind owner until he feels comfortable with them. New Family Info: He knows the command sit and was used to slow walks on leash. He will stay in a favorite spot at home and was fed dry food. Intake Behavior: During intake allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and leashed without aggression. Would retreat from extended hand and when given treat was not interested. When he was touched he would have stiff body at first and attempt to retreat but after moment he would relax and allow to be handled.
05/05/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Swade was a bit timid when I first met him, wondering maybe why I wanted to put a scarf around his neck. He obliged, though. He perked up seeing other dogs, males and females playing in an adjacent pen and went to salute them, tail wagging. He is understandably lost and overwhelmed as he had a home, an owner and even a playmate just yesterday. After a while spent together, Swade comes when called and accepts a thorough petting after initially being hand shy. His face is puzzled. He takes my treats politely and even sits upon request. I forgot to say that he relieved himself at once as we reached the street. Swade walks slowly around the block and meets uneventfully little and big dogs as well as passersby. He is a handsome middle-aged gentleman wearing a nice milk and chocolate coat decorated with many calluses. A mass hangs from his belly, clearly un-attended by his former owner who left him with us as she did not have time for him anymore. Swade comes with sparse but good recommendations. He is known to be shy initially with strangers. Swade, I bet is a cool guy who needs to be known a little first to experience his qualities….Come and meet him at the Manhattan Care Center, get to know him and take him home as your new best and faithful friend.
05/05/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Swade walks calmly on leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Swade was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. He was not interested in toys or rawhide. Swade was relaxed when approaching a friendly dog, but was not playful. Swade was surrendered to us. According to his previous owner he has not been around children or cats so his behaviors are unknown. He did live with another American Pit Bull Terrier and was very respectful and tolerant of him and was affectionate. They did not play too much as they both had low levels of energy but when they did it was gentle. Swade will snap at people he does not know but it has never resulted in a bite. Aside from snapping at unfamiliar people who approach the house or family member he will have stiff body but retreat behind owner until he feels comfortable with them”. Because of his owner surrender the behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification. We also recommend a home without young children; older children can be considered pending interaction. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. 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.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away Toy 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog – dog: 1. Dog approaches the helper, soft body, tail neutral, but not playful. Helper:A1034928
05/06/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Swade greets politely and shows interest but does not engage in play. He is respectful with nervous dogs. 5/7 update: Swade is uncomfortable with a pushy, soliictous female. He will try to avoid interaction.
05/02/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Intact male BARH Mild staining with tartar towards back Left eye is squinting, no ingrown eyelash seen or injury, no discharge Large lipoma on left side near mammaries Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) NOSF
05/16/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
barh showing signs of uri sneezing coughing as per dr. 1027 give 3 tab doxycicline 100 mg sid po x 10 days nosf re-exam 5/9 drooping of facial musculature and eyelid on left side–seems to be facial nerve paralysis. otitis presetnt but not severe enough to cause issues. horners not present. this condition is benign, but may be permanent diarrhea in cage, liquid metronidazole 500mg sid x 7d 5/4 Squinting OS Mild conjunctivitis OU Fluorescein negative OU P Start TAB HC Negative MC Intact male, nervous male – could not get long nails trimmed today on exam BARH Mild staining with tartar towards back, Large epulis on L side of the Maxillary cheek teeth , covering the tooth – – can be removed with dental – Bx taken to r/o neoplasia- most times benign Left eye is squinting, no ingrown eyelash seen or injury, no discharge Large lipoma on left side near mammaries – bengin old dog callouses present on elbows , hocks hocks from laying on hard surfaces M?S amb x 4 H/L auscult wnl A: Senior dog with benign tumors – needs workup P: NH placement – veterinary care for older dog Labwork, dental care mass removal, castration soft place to sleep to avoid callouses,.
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