URGENT: This animal could be euthanized if not adopted soon.

CassidyAnimal ID: 100313

About Cassidy

Pit Bull mix
Age: Puppy
Sex: Male

TO BE KILLED Cassidy is only a baby ! This post is going out with a prayer that the right special person is viewing this right now to save sweet Cassidy !! ADOPTED FROM THE ACC, FOUND TIED OUTSIDE ! 9 month old pup Cassidy found himself once again in the ACC, a place he always was scared of. He is a young pup who needs to feel secure and loved, so he can learn to trust, as well as guidance and discipline, so he can grow into a great dog. Right now, the ACC is saying he is defensive and fearful, excitable and mouthy. We are scared for this young boy's life. He just needs a loving experienced human who can guide him and teach him that humans are there to help him. Please share Cassidy for a home to help him! The shelter notes which Cassidy is fearful and scared ! Imagine going back to this hell hole ! INTAKE DATE 08/10/2020 CASSIDY 100313 MANHATTAN ACC Estimated to be 9 mos 1 week old, 66 Lbs NEUTERED MALE, LARGE MIXED BREED STRAY FROM NY 10473 MEDICAL BEHAVIOR EVALUATION: BEHAVIOR RATING: NH ONLY Cassidy is just a puppy needing some stability in his life, its a big scary world to grow up all alone in, help him find a forever home! PET PROFILE Date of intake: 10-Aug-2020 Spay/Neuter status: Yes From his previous stay from months ago before he was adopted and abandon ..Other Notes: 6/3/20: Previous stay at care center, stray: Cassidy was brought in by the police in a crate and was barking, growling, snapping, and slamming against the sides of the crate. Sedation was needed to remove him from the crate. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment: 17-Aug-2020 BEHAVIOR: Summary: Cassidy has displayed the potential to to rapidly escalate to aggression at the care center, lunging, barking, and growling in certain situations. Due to this behavior, he is not a good candidate for a handling assessment. Poor Cassidy is so fearful here , just needs time to decompress and know he is safe ! DOG-DOG: FUN FACTS: INTAKE BEHAVIOR: MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of initial: 10-Aug-2020 Summary: Growled, bared teeth ENERGY LEVEL: At the care center, Cassidy displays a high level of activity. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm. BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: New Hope Only Recommendations: No children (under 13) Place with a New Hope partner Recommendations comments: No children under 13 Due to the potential to rapidly escalate to aggression that Cassidy has displayed at the care center, we recommend an adult only home. Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the potential to rapidly escalate to aggression that Cassidy has displayed at the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: Mouthiness/poor bite inhibition Fearful/potential for defensive aggression Potential challenges comments: Mouthiness/poor bite inhibition: Once Cassidy is comfortable with someone, he can become excited and get extremely mouthy, mouthing people's entire arms. Please see handout om Mouthiness. Aren't most puppies mouthy ? Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Cassidy has shown that when he is fearful he can rapidly escalate to aggression, lunging, growling, and snapping in certain situations. (In shelters animals are highly stressed many do this )Caution should be used with Cassidy around new people and in unfamiliar places. Please see handout on Fearful/potential for defensive. Please text or call Kat if you can save this sweet angel 516 457-3678. PLEASE NOTE: To foster, you have to be within prescribed range of NYC ACC approved New Hope rescues you are applying with, and to adopt you will have to be in the general NE US area; NY, NJ, CT, PA, DC, MD, DE, NH, RI, MA, VT & ME (some rescues will transport


Manhattan NY ACC
New York

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  • Good with Adults (Not Kids)


  • High Energy
  • Average Temperament


  • Neutered
  • Vaccinations Current

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