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My name is THEODORE. My Animal ID # is A1037628.
I am a male tan and black american staff mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/26/2015 from NY 10030, owner surrender reason stated was ALLERGIES.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/06/2015 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 64.0 LBS.
Patient was noted to be coughing during rounds A; Kennel cough P: Move to iso Doxy x 10 days
05/26/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/26/15 18:18 NAME Theodore REASON FOR SURRENDER Due to allergies and a family conflict, owner could no longer keep Theodore. RELATIONSHIP Theodore was found as a stray about 4 months ago. He is currently about 3 years old. He scanned negative for a microchip. PEOPLE He lives in a home with 2 adults and a child about 4 years old. He has interacted with children ages 1 to 4 and he is usually relaxed or playful around them. When he does play with them, he is usually gentle. He is friendly toward strangers who approach his home and his family. Owner states he loves meeting new people. He has not bitten anyone. OTHER ANIMALS He has not lived with any animals, but he has interacted with other dogs. He is usually exuberantly playful around other dogs. PERSONALITY He is a very active mostly indoor dog who has been described as very playful, very affectionate, shy in new environments, and friendly. He loves playing with ropes and his favorite games are tug and wrestling. He isn’t bothered if you touch his food bowl while he is eating or if you move him off the furniture. He usually tolerates baths. He is friendly if you take a toy away or if you disturb him while he is sleeping (he usually tries to play or looks for food). He loves being petted. He is nervous during storms and will usually hide in his crate. He likes to follow his owner around when his owner is home. He eats Blue Buffalo dry food. Owner states that Nutro food upsets his stomach. He prefers to go to the bathroom on the grass. He usually sleeps in his crate. TRAINING He is house-trained and he has not had any accidents; he usually plays in the yard or is take for walks about 4 times a day. He somewhat knows come, stay, sit, go to bed, and up (to go up the stairs. He is usually well-behaved when left home alone and usually stays in his crate. He usually does well in a crate for about 8 hours. He likes to chew on shoes if he can get to them. When off leash, he wanders some, but usually returns when called. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE He was very friendly and energetic during the intake. He had a soft wiggly body, a wagging tail, and soft eyes. He jumped up onto me and gave plenty of hugs. He was eager to be petted and he allowed handling and showed no signs of aggression.
06/03/2015 WEB MEMO
A staff member writes: Theodore is the whole package! He has been around children and plays nicely with them. He is overjoyed when seeing other dogs and will play bow trying to get any dog to rally with him. As soon as he steps outside, he takes a minute to relieve himself, so he is most likely house trained. Seeing the leash in your hand makes him very happy. He knows it is time for a walk. He is such a polite gentleman though, and will sit while you open the kennel door. On the elevator ride, he pushes his body against my legs just to make sure I’m still by his side. All this big hunk wants is a human best friend that will include weekly dog park visits into their schedule. Could that be you? A volunteer writes: This is one pup who sure knows how to rock his bowtie! From the moment he sat in his kennel to be leashed, I knew Theodore would be a rockstar, and he didn’t disappoint. I was even prepared to shorten his name to Theo, but anyone who is this debonair must be Theodore! He’s gorgeously groomed, seems to be housetrained, gives delicious kisses, sits for treats which he takes gently, is playful with a ball and retrieves it for another throw, and rolls into my legs for some petting. Nothing could stop us from enjoying our time together, even an unusually cold and stormy afternoon — actually all the better to cuddle in. Just the right amount of low key energy, coupled with the right amount of affectionate in my lap kisses, and I was in love. You will be too, as soon as you meet him, so don’t wait too long. He’s awesome and he’s ready to show you just how much.
06/07/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
6/7/15 Update: While at the care center Theodore has been very social and engaged with both people and other dogs. Initially he was overexcited and pushy when interacting with other dogs, but with continued opportunity to interact he has develop appropriate play skills. At this time the behavior department feels Theodore is suitable for an average home who is willing to provide him with appropriate exercise and mental stimulation. SAFER 5/28/15 Theodore pulls hard on the leash. He was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. He was excited during some of the handling items, but had soft body language. Theodore 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. He approached other dog with friendly/playful body language. Theodore was surrender to us. According to his previous owner He lives in a home with 2 adults and a child about 4 years old. He has interacted with children ages 1 to 4 and he is usually relaxed or playful around them. When he does play with them, he is usually gentle. He has not lived with any animals, but he has interacted with other dogs. He is usually exuberantly playful around other dogs. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter who can follow up on this behavior. 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.) He 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: 1. Dog calmly allows the food to be moved, follows the dish, but does not interfere with the dish’s movement. Dog’s body is soft and loose, eyes soft, tail neutral. He lifts his head when hand is pushed against his cheek. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 1. Dog approaches the helper dog in play position. His mouth is open.
05/28/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Theodore engages in rough, mouthy, vocal play with an energetic female. He can be pushy in his attempts to solicit play. 5/31 update: Theodore is vocal, mouthy and engages in rough play. He is incessant and lacks proper play skills. 6/2 update: Theodore continues with his assertive, rough play and may attempt to mount. 6/3 update: Theodore is social, engaging in rough, mouthy play with males and females. 6/4 update: Theodore is social, engages in rough play and may become pushy. 6/4 update: Theodore is social and engages in rough, mouthy play with males. He may be forward upon introduction but will slow down his play once corrected. 6/7 update: Theodore continues to be social and playful. 6/8 update: Theodore is social and respectful of dogs who are not interested. He is tolerant of an energetic females solicitations.
05/28/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
BARH SCAN NEGATIVE MILD TARTAR MILD EAR INFECTION OLD WOUND ON LEFT SHOULDER MALE INTACT NOSF
06/06/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
Patient was noted to be coughing during rounds A; Kennel cough P: Move to iso Doxy x 10 days
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