EMMYLOU – A1110815
Gone - 5-11-2017 Manhattan
My name is EMMYLOU. My Animal ID # is A1110815.
I am a spayed female white and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/02/2017 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Emmylou A1110815 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/06/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 41.8 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
05/02/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/02/17 18:56 Basic information: Emmylou was brought in as a stray. The finder found her on the street; the finder placed Emmylou in his car and brought her to the shelter. No other information could be provided during intake. Intake Behavior: During intake Emmylou was relaxed with soft body. Emmylou allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and placed in a dog kennel.
05/05/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: In the best color-coordination that nature has to offer, Miss Emmy Lou’s soft, sparking eyes perfectly match the light caramel in her coat. She’s a beauty! Easily leashed and ready for a walk, Emmy pottied the moment we were out the door, and we headed to the park. Lively and tail waggy, it’s clear she’s enjoying this time as she looks up at all passersby with a smile. Emmy joined us a recent mom. Her coat is soft and clean, she’s friendly, and excited to see other dogs in the park. Emmy likes to chase the squirrels, and when they climb the fence she looks up at them and I can almost hear her thinking, ‘I’d love to be able to climb that fence, too’. A treat, and a soft pull on her leash, and we’re on the move again. Emmy doesn’t mind being tethered for pictures, although gets herself tangled up every now and then as she comes in for a kiss and a hug. A perfect sit earns her a treat, and she’s amazingly patient as I take more photos. She’s a tiny little peanut, ready to be pampered and spoiled in her new home.
05/10/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/2/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/3/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 3. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Jumps up on assessor, grabs the leash, has trouble settling. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Summary: Emmylou became quickly over aroused during tag, jumping up and biting the leash repeatedly. She did settle after a little bit. She was social throughout and allowed all handling. PLAYGROUP: Based on observed reactivity to dogs in the care center, EmmyLou is muzzled for off leash introduction. EmmyLou rushes into the pen while growling and chases after the helper dog with a tense body. She jumps on the back of the helper dog while loudly vocalizing, growling, and attempting to bite. EmmyLou is not easily interrupted and her leash is picked up to remove her from the yard. Based on the observed behaviors The behavior department advises strongly against placing EmmyLou into a home with other dogs. Caution and vigilance should be exercised when walking EmmyLou through areas that contain high dog traffic. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/2/17 During her initial medical exam, Emmylou was social. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Emmylou so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center she has been active and enthusiastic. She may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when she becomes overstimulated. She will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help her to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Single-pet home _X_Recommend no dog parks _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the intensity/severity of Emmylou’s behavior around other dogs, the behavior department believes placement with a New Hope rescue would benefit her best at this time to further assess this behavior in a stable environment before permanent placement in a home. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended when introducing or exposing Emmylou to new and unfamiliar situations _X_No young children (under 5): Due to how quickly Emmylou becomes over aroused and begins jumping up on people, we recommend a home without young children. Older children who are comfortable around large, jumpy dogs should have an in depth interaction prior to adoption. Potential challenges: _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control: Emmylou is quick to jump up on people. It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach her to control her impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended. _X_Social hyper-arousal: Emmylou becomes quickly aroused, jumping up and leash biting. It is recommended that people interact with her in calm manner and that she be rewarded with treats for remaining calm around people. _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: At the care center Emmylou has been observed to react to other dogs on leash, lunging towards them, barking, growling, and snapping. Emmylou may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach her to look at you rather than other dogs and novel stimuli that may startle her. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior. _X_Leash-biting: Emmylou is quick to grab the leash in her mouth. We recommend walking her with a toy in her mouth and not engaging with her if she grabs the leash. Positive reinforcement, reward based training only should be used.
05/08/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Based on observed reactivity to dogs in the care center, EmmyLou is muzzled for off leash introduction. EmmyLou rushes into the pen while growling and chases after the helper dog with a tense body. She jumps on the back of the helper dog while loudly vocalizing, growling, and attempting to bite. EmmyLou is not easily interrupted and her leash is picked up to remove her from the yard. Based on the observed behaviors The behavior department advises strongly against placing EmmyLou into a home with other dogs. Caution and vigilance should be exercised when walking EmmyLou through areas that contain high dog traffic.
05/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2yo Microchip noted on Intake? n History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – wagging tail Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 120 R = sniffing BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: enlarged MG, not producing milk. cranial MG harder, warmer than caudal MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: possible mastitis, mild.could also be hormonal Plan-clavmox and rimadyl , recheck in 3 days Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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