TORTAS – A1045758
Safe 10-25-2015 Manhattan
TORTAS – A1045758 ***RETURNED 10/24/15*** NEUTERED MALE, RED / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 3 yrs OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason OWN EVICT Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 10/24/2015, From NY 10458, DueOut Date , I came in with Group/Litter #K15-037136. Medical Behavior Evaluation ORANGE Medical Summary 10/24/15 18:47 initial exam microchip […]
TORTAS – A1045758
NEUTERED MALE, RED / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason OWN EVICT
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 10/24/2015, From NY 10458, DueOut Date , I came in with Group/Litter #K15-037136.
Medical Behavior Evaluation ORANGE
Medical Summary 10/24/15 18:47 initial exam microchip scan positive approx 3 year old male neutered pit bull allowed very brief oral exam before starting to growl – required muzzle for the rest of the exam moderate dental calculus on the surface of the teeth mm’s bright pink, tacky moderately dehydrated (~7-8%) – prolonged skin tent and tacky mm’s periocular erythema and generally erythematous skin dirty hair coat, long nails no ocular or nasal discharge, no CIRDC signs heart and lungs WNL on auscultation amb x 4, emaciated body condition (BCS 2/9) with severe diffuse muscle wasting, no lameness clean ears growling on abdominal palpation, very tense, no masses or abnormalities notes mentally appropriate, no neuro deficits noted male, neutered rectal exam not performed weight: 31.4 lbs (weight in august 2015 was 47.2 lbs) prognosis: good plan: collect and save fecal sample – put on hold for ASPCA deworm with pyrantel after fecal sample collected start refeeding plan: RER is 498 kcal/day 1st day: ~1/6 can i/d TID 2nd day: ~1/3 can i/d TID then feed 1/2 can hill’s i/d TID for 1 week then feed 1 can hill’s i/d TID
My name is TORTAS. My Animal ID # is A1045758.
I am a male brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/28/2015 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/31/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 47.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
07/29/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/29/15 02:02 Tortas was very excited, bright, and alert during the intake. Tortas was very curious about all the sounds and smells in the shelter.
08/01/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Surrendered by his owner when they lost their home, Tortas is confused about his upside down world. Eagerly waiting at the front of his kennel, he’s unsure of who his friends are and greets all with both a tail wag and a low growl. As soon as I give him a treat after opening his door he knows I’m a friend, I leash him and out we go. Handsome in his orange coat, off leash in a pen he’s bouncy and playful running after a tossed toy. Wagging his tail at other dogs who pass by he’s clearly interested in all. He comes when called, takes treats so gently with the edge of his teeth, but then spits them out when not to his liking. Easy at intake as he was still with his person, he now knows he is alone so is careful about making new friends. He eventually came to me for petting, but it took some time to get there. Tortas will need a slow and easy approach until he feels safe and it will take an experienced person who understands his need to be left alone until he’s ready.
08/01/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Tortas walks calmly on leash. He may be house trained – toileted immediately when taken outside. Tortas was stiff and did not show social behavior during the assessment. He was uncomfortable with handling (growling loudly) we decided to skip the handling part of the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources ate faster, was stiff and very difficult to push out of the food bowl, but did not growl, snap or bite. Tortas was not interested in toys or rawhide. He approaches the helper dog with his tail at spine level, body not stiff and lip long. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Look: 5. Dog freezes and growls Food: 5. Dog tries to bite. Toy: 4 Dog growls and snap Rawhide: 4. Dog growls and snap. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip long or neutral. Helper: A0942892
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
07/31/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Intact male BARH Slight staining on teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Pyrantel given NOSF Possibly male aggressive, allows female handlers to interact
CAME IN WITH: LUNA – A1055868 (CAT)
VIDEO : JULY 2015
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