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1/14/17. BISHOP IS ONE OF THOSE AWESOME DOGS THAT MAKES YOU SHAKE YOUR HEAD AND WONDER HOW SUCH A WELL BEHAVED BOY CAN SPEND WEEK AFTER WEEK WAITING TO BE CHOSEN. MAYBE IT IS BECAUSE HIS PREVIOUS OWNER SAYS HE HAD A CONFLICT WITH THE CHILD IN THE FAMILY. CHILDREN NEED SUPERVISION AROUND PETS AND THAT IS UP TO THE ADULT TO KEEP THE PET AND CHILD SAFE AND TO TEACH THE CHILD PROPER INTERACTIONS. INSTEAD TOO MANY SUPPOSED ADULTS ARE IN A RUSH TO GET RID OF THE DOG. THEN THEY TURN RIGHT AROUND AND GET ANOTHER PET, AND REPEAT THE WHOLE DISTURBING SCENARIO
BISHOP'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/bishop-a1081071/
BISHOP – A1081071
RETURNED 11/25/16
NEUTERED MALE, TAN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 4 yrs
RETURN – EVALUATE, HOLD RELEASED Reason CHILDCONFL
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 11/25/2016, From OUT OF NYC, DueOut Date 11/25/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan: pos (981020015681439) sex: male neutered est age: 4-6yrs S/O: Dog is BARH BCS 4-5/9 EENT – grossly normal Grade 2/4 dental dz; major wearing of canines Heart/lungs auscult wnl Abdominal palpation wnl Amb x 4 Skin/coat – approx 1-2cm dermal mass right flank A: Dental dz, Mass right flank DDx: Cyst, Open P: Recommend dental prophy and mass removal on placement PROGNOSIS: Good
Weight 84.0
A volunteer writes: Bishop, the gentle giant! This sweet boy first came to us in July 2016 when his former owner was experiencing personal problems, and is now back with us again. Although his size might make you think he would pull on the leash, he is quite easy to walk, and basically a big mush. Bishop is not only strikingly handsome (the big strong type with kind eyes), but unsurpassed in the sweetness department. He was born in his former home, but has faced the recent departure from it with such bravery! He is very waggy and attentive, and after a minute or two of warming up, he completely melts. Bishop loves belly rubs, gives gentle kisses and is very quietly affectionate. He hasn’t shown any guarding issues, has a medium activity level, liked to be in the same room as his people, and is friendly when having a bath. He has been very easy to handle when I’ve walked him, seems housebroken, and loves scratches behind the ear. I have a feeling Bishop is going to make someone VERY happy…maybe you! Please come see him at Brooklyn ACC.
BEHAVIOR:
KNOWN HISTORY: 11/25/16
Neutered, Owner Surrender, Return
Previously lived with: Adults/children (age fourteen)
Behavior toward children: Bishop is reported to growl and bark at the child in the home; has attempted to chase child around home. Owner reports that Bishop is also reactive to children on leash and will attempt to lunge.
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
FG/RG: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Housetrained: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Owner stated with the adults in the home Bishop was loving and affectionate.
Other notes: Upon intake Bishop was relaxed and allowed all handling.
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/29/16
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity:2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, his tail is between his legs, body a bit tense with his mouth closed.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins.
Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1.Minimal interest in Toy, dog smells, then turns away.
Summary: Bishop was friendly and playful towards the assessor and displayed no behavioral concerns.
PLAYGROUP:
According to Bishop’s previous owner, Bishop has lived with a female dogs and puppies and he is respectful. During Bishop’s first stay at the Care Center, Bishop was initially a bit nervous but has become more social with further playgroup sessions. He was used as a greeter dog to meet new, fearful females. He greets them with soft body language and spends most of his time wandering in the pen. He was a staple in a calm group of male and female dogs that did not engage in play. He has shown some mild barrier reactivity, but is able to display his normal behavior in a group setting. During Bishop’s current stay at the Care Center, he displays neutral body language when a novel female dog greets him face to face. He keeps to himself as he explores the pen. The Behavior Department recommends that Bishop be placed in a home with a dog that matches his calm energy level and that a dog-dog interaction is conducted to ensure compatibility.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/25/16
During his medical examination, Bishop appeared calm and tolerated all handling without issue.
ENERGY LEVEL: Bishop has a high activity level in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience)
__No young children (under 5)
_X_No children (under 13)(See known history)
Potential challenges:
_X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control (It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training is recommended.)
_X_Destructive behavior (Bishop is reported to be chewing on household items when left alone for long periods, so we advise future adopters to make sure to provide mentally and physically stimulating, appropriate chew toys to keep Bishop occupied when left alone.)
_X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration (See known history; Bishop is reported to become reactive on leash towards children. We recommend tools (i.e. head harness) and high-value treats to redirect Bishop on leash and to reward calm behavior. We recommend only force-free, reward based training.)
Group Behavior::
According to Bishop’s previous owner, Bishop has lived with a female dogs and puppies and he is respectful. During Bishop’s first stay at the Care Center, Bishop was initially a bit nervous but has become more social with further playgroup sessions. He was used as a greeter dog to meet new, fearful females. He greets them with soft body language and spends most of his time wandering in the pen. He was a staple in a calm group of male and female dogs that did not engage in play. He has shown some mild barrier reactivity, but is able to display his normal behavior in a group setting. During Bishop’s current stay at the Care Center, Bishop mostly keeps to himself in a calm group of male and female dogs. He begins to growl when a dog greets him face to face for longer than his comfort level. He engages in a short burst of gentle play. The Behavior Department recommends that Bishop be placed in a home with a dog that matches his calm energy level and that a dog-dog interaction is conducted to ensure compatibility.
11/29/16:
During Bishop’s current stay at the Care Center, he displays neutral body language when a novel female dog greets him face to face. He keeps to himself as he explores the pen.
11/30/16:
In a group of calm male and female dogs, Bishop displays calm and soft body language. When a male is introduced to the group, Bishop displays stiff body language when he greets him face to face. He is able to listen to handler interruptions and explores the pen.
12/01/16-12/07/16:
Bishop mostly keeps to himself as he calmly wanders in a group of calm females and males that are smaller than him.
12/08/16-12/10/16:
Bishop engages in a short burst of play. He is initially tolerant of a male mounting him, but will offer an appropriate correction.
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RETURNED 08/19/16
NEUTERED MALE, TAN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 4 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason DESTRUCTIV
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/19/2016, From NY 11436, DueOut Date08/26/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Scanned negative BARH- tolerated all handling; tense and nervous during initial. Intact male Approx 4 yrs old Eyes, ears and nose- clean and clear Teeth- mild staining and tartar No parasites or fleas seen Ambx4 NOSF
Weight 78.6
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My name is BISHOP. My Animal ID # is A1081071.
I am a male tan and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/13/2016 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-065377.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/21/2016 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 78.6 LBS.
CIRDC NOTED ON ROUNDS QAR. COUGHING, MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 400MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
07/13/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/13/16 13:46 Bishop is a 4 year old male American Pit-Bull terrier. He was bred at home and has been in owners care since. He is being surrendered into the center due to personal problems. There are no known health injuries or concerns. Around stranger he is friendly. He has spent time with children and is relaxed and playful. He is gentle when playing with adults and have been somewhat rough when playing with children. He has lived with a female dogs and puppies and his respectful also around cats. There is no known history of him biting another animal or person. Doesn’t have behavior issues; behavior is good. You are able to touch his food bowl while eating and take treats, objects and toys away from him. He is friendly when being held and restrained and isn’t bothered when getting a bath or having his coat brushed. When unfamiliar people approach the home he is friendly. Bishop is described as being playful with a medium activity level. When home he will be in the same room or play with his chew toys. He was mostly kept indoors and ate dry food. He rarely has accidents in the home and usually potty on the grass. When left alone he is well behaved but will potty indoors. He was crate trained but didn’t do well. He knows such commands as “sit”. For exercise he goes on leash walks and off leash he will wander but come when called.
07/24/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: In the market for 80 pounds of mush?! You’ve found it! Bishop is truly a catch. He is not only strikingly handsome (the big strong type with kind eyes), but unsurpassed in the sweetness department. He was born in his previous home, but has faced the recent departure from it with such bravery! He is very waggy and attentive and after a minute or two of warming up he completely melts. Bishop loves belly rubs, gives gentle kisses and is very quietly affectionate. His previous owners tell us he has done well with children, other dogs, and even cats — the trifecta! He hasn’t shown any guarding issues, has a medium activity level, liked to be in the same room as his people, and is friendly when having a bath. He has been very easy to handle when I’ve walked him (though sometimes protests going back in his cage, but cooperates when I pick him up like a big baby!), seems housebroken, and sometimes lays down on the ground when we see another dog across the street — adorable! Even on a day when he was feeling a bit under the weather and wasn’t ready to get up from his bed, he feverishly waved his tail up and down and offered me his belly…I’m not sure who could resist that! I have a feeling Bishop is going to make someone VERY happy…maybe you! Please come see him at Brooklyn ACC.
07/15/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bishop came into the shelter on 7/13/16, the client mentioned Bishop has spent time with children and is relaxed and playful. He is gentle when playing with adults and has engaged in somewhat rough with the children. It was reported Bishop has lived with other dogs and his respectful to them. Around cats Bishop is described as being playful with a medium activity level. Upon intake Bishop is reported to be relaxed and allowed all handling. During SAFER Bishop came into the assessment room he was wiggly and playful. Bishop had a loose body posture when interacting with the assessor; he allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Bishop did seem anxious at times with his head held low but was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment. Bishop was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Bishop appears to be sociable, and did not display any behavior concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” adopter. 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 head held low 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 in a neutral position. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed or back. Toy 1: No interest. Dog-Dog:When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bishop is a bit nervous as he greets the other dog. He wanders in the pen displaying soft body language.
07/14/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Bishop’s previous owner, Bishop has lived with a female dogs and puppies and he is respectful. 7/14: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Bishop is a bit nervous as he greets the other dog. He wanders in the pen displaying soft body language.
07/13/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative BARH- tolerated all handling; tense and nervous during initial. Intact male Approx 4 yrs old Eyes, ears and nose- clean and clear Teeth- mild staining and tartar No parasites or fleas seen Ambx4 NOSF
07/21/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
CIRDC NOTED ON ROUNDS QAR. COUGHING, MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE A: CIRDC P: REC DOXYCYCLINE 400MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
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AT RISK DIAMOND 01/14/17 **ON PUBLIC LIST. DUMPED WITH THE OTHER DOG IN THE FAMILY BECAUSE THE FAMILY IS MOVING. *A volunteer writes: Diamond might need a little time to warm up to new people, but it is a small price to pay for her sweet, sweet company! She comes to us with her housemate due to a move, and can be skittish and timid, but absolutely wants to trust and bond with people. We’re told she has a low activity level, was playful and tolerant with a 3 year old, and manages to sneak into the garbage when no one’s looking. She seems housebroken, doesn’t pull on leash, and is SUPER treat motivated (they help her identify new people as friends, too!). After several walks together, she now calls to me from her cage, readily props her paws in my lap, does very brief play spins, wags her tail, and will even kiss me gently on the nose. In the presence of a familiar face, she also seems more confident, propping her paws up on the fence to check out the unfamiliar face on the other side and softly wagging her tail. She looks a little rough around the edges, but even without polishing, she is an absolute gem! She’s small in stature but big in heart… please come see her at Brooklyn ACC!
DIAMOND'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/diamond-a1101073/
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Animal Care Centers of NYC (ACC). 1/13/17 COME MEET BLU SKYLA AND FALL IN LOVE. WHAT A DOLL
You should meet this dog, you'll love her! The words of the driver who fell for Blu Skyla on their ride over to the Care Center say it all: this bluenose baby is adorable in every way. Gentle and submissive yet energetic and eager to explore, Blu's a little shy with us humans, but she's an absolute rock star with other pups in playgroup. She play bows and spins with happiness out in the yard. Walks to the park are much appreciated, and she pulls to get to the good scents, but with her tiny size and a harness leash we get along just fine. Back inside, we share a snuggle-n-smooch session, and I'm thrilled to discover
BLU SKYLA - ID#A1101257

I am a spayed female, blue and white American Pit Bull Terrier mix.

The shelter staff think I am about 2 years old.

I weigh 58 pounds.

I was found in NY 10467.

I have been at the shelter since Jan 09, 2017.


Shelter Staff made the following comments about this animal:
A volunteer writes: Our beautiful girl Blu Skyla is shyly ready to make a new friend, and for the chance to be outside to go potty. My first walk of the day, it was brrrrrrr cold, so Skyla allowed me to put a festive coat on her (which she rocked, of course). Her leash manners are lovely, her tail wags as we chatted during our walk, and she looks up at every person that passes with a hopeful glance. Watching the birds play, she cocks her head as they prance, but makes no effort to chase them. Blu Skyla is submissively shy and friendly, snuggling into me for caresses, then showing off her sit for a treat. We're told that she lived respectfully with young children, lived with and chased a cat, doesn't guard her things, enjoys playing with toys, and prefers to have company vs being left alone. When our time together was over, Blu Skla hopped into her kennel and onto her bed, and each time I passed her kennel she was simply hanging out, paws draped over her bed watching the activity pass her door. Hoping to meet her BFF quickly, Blu Skyla is hanging out waiting. Do it today.

Another volunteer writes: You should meet this dog, you'll love her! The words of the driver who fell for Blu Skyla on their ride over to the Care Center say it all: this bluenose baby is adorable in every way. Gentle and submissive yet energetic and eager to explore, Blu's a little shy with us humans, but she's an absolute rock star with other pups in playgroup. She play bows and spins with happiness out in the yard. Walks to the park are much appreciated, and she pulls to get to the good scents, but with her tiny size and a harness leash we get along just fine. Back inside, we share a snuggle-n-smooch session, and I'm thrilled to discover that Blu gives stand-up hugs on command--too cute! She's a proven family dog with the good nature to match her gorgeous looks, so, what are you waiting for? Come visit Blu Skyla at our Manhattan Care Center today and get ready to fall in love!that Blu gives stand-up hugs on command--too cute! She's a proven family dog with the good nature to match her gorgeous looks, so, what are you waiting for? Come visit Blu Skyla at our Manhattan Care Center today and get ready to fall in love!
email:adoptions@nycacc.org or call 212-788-4000 ext 3 for adoptions!
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AT RISK 1/14/17. THERE ARE 10 INNOCENT CANINES AT RISK: DIAMOND, CHIPOLE, DINO, ZEKE, BRODY, MIDNIGHTLY,ARTHUR, DOBBY, BOLO, DESI. These 10 dogs are on the at risk list, and there is no time to waste. If you can foster/adopt, message the Urgent help desk at helpdogs@urgentpodr.org.If you can't adopt, fostering saves many lives and buys time*. FULL PROFILES http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/tbd-dogs-page/
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DIAMOND – A1101073

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

CHIPOTLE – A1100822

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

DINO – A1101108

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

ZEKE – A1100734

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

BRODY – A1100587

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

MIDNIGHTLY – A1100256

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

ARTHUR – A1101143

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

DOBBY – A1100737

Brooklyn
Rescue Only

BOLO – A0895904

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

DESI – A1098780

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable
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ROCKY HAS BEEN WAITING SINCE 07/14/16, HIS FAMILY NO LONGER WANTED HIM BECAUSE THE CHILD THAT MOVED INTO THE HOME WASN'T DOG FRIENDLY
ROCKY'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/rocky-a1079076/
ROCKY HAS BEEN WAITING SINCE 07/14/16
A private donor has graciously offered to pay $200 to the New Hope partner that pulls
ROCKY – A1079076
RETURNED 07/14/16, SAFER: EXPERIENCED/NO YOUNG CHILDREN
A private donor has graciously offered to pay $200 to the New Hope partner that pulls
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 4 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD RELEASED Reason CHILDCONFL
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/14/2016, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 07/21/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scan positive 981020013236760 male intact S/O-QAR, allows handling and putting on muzzle with ease, pink mm, hydrated EENT-COU, old aural hematoma AS, CAD, no nasal d/c PLN-all wnl H/L-no m/a, fsp Resp-clear and eup GI-muzzled, TNP GU-MI, nsf MSI-BCS 3/5, amb x 4, good haircoat Neuro-a and a A-apparently healthy P-activyl 4 ml applied pyrantel 5 ml PO rabies RHL DA2PP RFL Canine influenza LHL bordetella intranasal
Weight 49.0
RE EXAM:7/31/16; VC – DIARRHEA; MULTIPLE REPORTS OF WATERY DIARRHEA; R/O DIETARY INDISCRETION/FOOD INTOLERANCE VS INTESTINAL PARASITES VS STRESS COLITIS; START METRONIDAZOLE AND PANACUR; RECHECK 3 DAYS; 8/4/16; S-no diarrhea noted in cage; O-BAR, COU, no nasal d/c or coughing noted; A-diarrhea; P-monitor BM and CIRDC; 8/5/16; S-monitor for CIRDC, no diarrhea in cage; O-COU, no nasal d/c or coughing noted; P-continue to monitor; 8/6/16; S/O: vet check monitor for CIRDC and check for D; on metronidazole for D; BAR, no D or feces in cage; no CIRDC signs; A: D- being treated; no CIRDC signs; P: CTM; 08/07/16; VC – RECHECK DIARRHEA, MONITOR FOR CIRDC; S/O: Dog is QAR; No diarrhea in kennel, none reported by ACO; Minimal ocular and no nasal discharge; No coughing or sneezing noted during observation; A: Diarrhea appears resolved, apparently healthy; P: Continue to monitor while at BACC
A volunteer writes: The little bit of time it takes Rocky to warm up is a small price to pay for his company…he is so, so sweet. So sweet that I keep expecting him to caramelize during this summer heat wave! He was with his family since he was a puppy, so it’s no surprise that he’s can be a little nervous and shy. He is quiet as a mouse in his cage, walks perfectly on leash, and seems very housebroken. We’re told he has a high activity level, doesn’t have any guarding issues, loves to play with balls, and followed his people around the house. But he did become uncomfortable with the child in the home, and also when things got loud during a sports broadcast, so he might prefer a calm, quiet environment. He lived with a small dog and “they loved each other” — I don’t even need to know the other dog to say this was probably the cutest duo in the five boroughs! When I first met Rocky, he was unsure, but seemed comforted by petting, but after spending more time with him he has proven to be very affectionate. He is waggy when I approach his cage, leans all of his weight against me, sometimes does an adorable lying-under-the-bench-placing-his-head-between-my-feet move, and will prop his paws on my lap and solicit endless cuddles. He is so well-mannered and very much wants to connect with people — what a gentle, sensitive, sweet little man! Please come give him a chance at Brooklyn ACC.
A volunteer writes: When I first met Rocky, he has just finished chewing a rawhide and his face was just about covered in rawhide crumbs (more like rawhide goo, to be honest). I think he devoured that thing in about a minute– Rocky loves his snacks! Rocky loves playing fetch almost as much, and seems to be housetrained. In his former home, Rocky lived with a small dog who he got along very well with, but here at the care center he’s been a little more ambivalent about other dogs. When he’s not playing or eating, Rocky is happy to just relax with his head in my lap and get some nice back scratches. Rocky is a sweet and special boy who is looking for an adopter who has experience with pups who can sometimes be a bit anxious or get startled easily– Rocky doesn’t like being surprised. For this reason, we would also like him to be adopted into a home without children. Rocky would love a quiet place to relax, but still get to play and run and gives lots of kisses. Please come and see this special boy today!
Behavior:
Rocky previously lived with adults and a 5 year old child. The owner stated Rocky is friendly with strangers and adults, he was also relaxed and playful with the child in the home until 2 days ago. The owner Mentioned Rocky growled at the child for no reason. The owner also stated Rocky lived with a small dog and they loved each other. The owner describes Rocky as friendly, affectionate and playful. It was reported by the owner Rocky is house trained with a high activity level. According to the owner Rocky did bite someone over a month ago, but it was because the person screamed out of joy while watching a sporting event and startled the dog. Rocky bit on the bottom of the leg and quickly let go, he did not break skin.
At intake it was reported Rocky was calm and allowed all handling. During SAFER Rocky came into the assessment room shy and fearful, he was social towards the assessor with a slow approach. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Rocky was fearful with his body low during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Rocky was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Due to some concerns sated from the previous owner Rocky growled at the 5 year in the house, the behavior department feels he can be suitable for and experience adopter with no children.
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is tense and fearful; his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is between his legs, body tense with his mouth closed.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low and a bit fearful.
Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes tense.
Flank squeeze 1: Dog does not respond at all.
Flank squeeze 2: Dog does not respond at all.
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1/15/17. DOMINQUE WAS BROUGHT IN AS A STRAY
DOMINQUE'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/dominique-a1021879-brooklyn-ny/
DOMINIQUE aka LUKE – A1021879 (Alt ID A1032985)
**RETURNED AGAIN 01/14/17*
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK / WHITE, LABRADOR RETR / PIT BULL, 3 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 01/14/2017, From NY 11207, DueOut Date 01/17/2017
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AT RISK 1/15/17. THERE ARE 7 INNOCENT CANINES AT RISK: VINNY, LARA, NOLOEY, GRAY, ARTHUR, MAMAS, JERMAINE. These 7 dogs are on the at risk list, and there is no time to waste. If you can foster/adopt, message the Urgent help desk at helpdogs@urgentpodr.org.If you can't adopt, fostering saves many lives and buys time*. FULL PROFILES http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/tbd-dogs-page/
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VINNY – A1101196

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

LARA – A1100965

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

NOLOEY – A1101294

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

GRAY – A1101209

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

ARTHUR – A1101143

Manhattan
Publicly Adoptable

MAMAS – A1100366

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable

JERMAINE – A1099881

Brooklyn
Publicly Adoptable
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ZEKE AT RISK 01/14/17: FAMILY DUMPED BECAUSE ZEKE COSTS TOO MUCH. *PUBLICLY ADOPTABLE** A volunteer writes: The only thing I love more than Zeke’s adorably freckled face is his sociable, eager-to-please personality. After sharing a delightful date that included sitting politely for treats and enjoying a wigglebutt-inducing back rub, my verdict is officially in…Zeke’s a sweetheart! Emaciated yet still swooningly handsome, he has an eye for the ladies but is keen to meet pups and people of any gender, and we’re told he played happily with a female doggie friend in his former home, too. Zeke’s spent time with young children and got along well with them, but once money was tight and food less plentiful, he did begin to warn the little ones away from his ‘stash’, so would prefer a family with only older kids and adults for now. Easy to handle, affectionate and a great leash walker who takes care of business promptly, he already knows some commands and follows them to a T for a tasty reward–there’s plenty of untapped training potential behind this pretty face! Not surprisingly, my good boy’s behavior assessment is filled with great comments, but he’ll still need patience and TLC from his new parents, not to mention plenty of nutritious food. Once Zeke’s settled in and enjoying 3 squares a day, he’ll be free to spend all his time doing what he does best…impressing the heck out of everyone just by being his own beautiful, lovable self!
ZEKE'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/zeke-a1100734/
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MIDNIGHTLY AT RISK 01/14/17 ON PUBLIC LIST. DUMPED BECAUSE HER FAMILY HAD "NO TIME"
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My name is MIDNIGHTLY. My Animal ID # is A1100256.
I am a female black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/22/2016 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/13/2017 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 46.2 LBS.
MIDNIGHTLY'S LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/mighnightly-a1100256/
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1.13.17. FAMILY SAID "NO TIME" FOR THIS SENIOR. ASININE. LETS FIND THIS NICE OLDER GIRL A TRUE FOREVER HOME
DUTCHESS' LINK http://nycdogs.urgentpodr.org/dutchess-a1070510/
DUTCHESS – A1070510
RETURNED 01/12/17
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK, LABRADOR RETR / GERM SHEPHERD, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 01/12/2017, From NY 10456, DueOut Date 01/15/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation No Initial Behavior
Medical Summary No Initial Exam
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