ABBY – A1120472
Gone - 8-3-2017 Manhattan
My name is ABBY. My Animal ID # is A1120472.
I am a female gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/01/2017 from NY 10030, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
08/02/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Abby A1120472 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. Abby has not allowed handling in the care center and has not warmed up to the enrichment team through in-kennel treating sessions, continuing to growl and hard bark when approached. She has also shown high levels of reactivity toward other dogs on-leash and through the kennel (charging, barking, growling).
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/01/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 40.6 LBS.
Date: 08/01/17 Pyrantel orally- 2.1 ml Applied Advantage topically-22-55 lbs Canine DAPP Product Name:Nobivac 1-DAPPv Serial Number:02121715C Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 08/15/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Nobivac: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number:- 00541370B Location of Vaccination:-IN Revaccination Date: 02/01/18 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1 Rabies Serial Number#170036 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date: 08/01/18 Exp:01/23/18 Veterinarian : Dr. 1382
08/01/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/01/17 13:36 Basic Information: Abby is 2 year old, medium size, unaltered female. She was given to owner as a gift at 5 weeks old. Unfortunately, owner had to surrender Abby due to a new baby and not having enough time for her. Socialization: Abby lived with two adults, two children aged 10 & 8, and a newborn baby. She was respectful and playful with them . Abby would play a bit rough with adults and children. Around strangers, Abby would bark at them but then bring her toy towards them so they can play with her. Abby was never socialized with dogs so whenever they come towards her in the street she would stiffen up and stare at them. She has never been around cats so owner is unsure about how she would react. Behavior: Abby is a high energy dog that likes to chew on flip flops or stuffed toys. She is ok with owner touching her food but has growled when owner tried to take bones or treats away from her. She isnt bothered when she is disturbed while sleeping or pushed off furniture. Abby loves getting baths. She enjoys playing in puddles at the park and running through open fire hydrants. Abby has never gotten her nails trimmed but she will pull her paws away whenever he has tried. When unfamiliar people come towards the house or her owner in the street she will bark at them. For a New Family to Know: Abby is a playful, affectionate, confident, and sometimes pushy dog when trying to get affection. She loves to play with stuffed toys that she can pull the fluff out of. Abby also loves playing fetch with balls and sticks. When you are home Abby willl follow you around or lay on the floor next to you while you watch TV. She is mostly an indoor dog but does get walked two times a day in the morning and evening and will sometimes pull lightly while on leash. Abby is crate trained. She will use the wee wee pad when she can not go outside. While you are away Abby is well behaved in her crate and sleeps in it at night. She knows how to sit and stay. The owner has trained her by saying “give me time” whenever he wants her to sit or stay. Abby was eating Blue Buffalo Dry food 2 times a day. Upon Intake, Abby was barking as soon as owner left. While in lobby, Abby barked and tried to lunge at other dogs that passed her. The hairs on her back raised as well. She was ok with counselor touching her and petting her.
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08/02/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 8/1/17 Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender (In previous home for two years) Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages 10, 8, and a newborn) Behavior toward strangers: Barks at them but then plays Behavior toward children: Respectful and playful Behavior toward dogs: Stiffens and stares at them when she sees them Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, she will growl when someone tries to take away bones or treats Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Will go outside and on wee wee pads Energy level/descriptors: Abby is described as playful, affectionate, confident, and sometimes pushy dog. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/2/17 Summary: Abby has been unable to be removed from the kennel, charging at the bars when people or dogs walk by, barking and growling. She has allowed minimal handling from her caretakers. Out of concern for her stress levels and due to safety concerns, we feel Abby is not a good candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of her behavior in her previous home. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Abby barked and lunged at dogs that were passing. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/1/17 During her initial medical exam, Abby growled and snapped. ENERGY LEVEL: Abby’s previous owner described her as a playful dog.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Abby has continued to lunge, bark and growl at people who approach her kennel. She has shown an afinity for some treats, and will take them from handlers through the bars, but once the treats are finished she will immediately return to barking and lunging. She has shown concerning dog reactivity in her kennel as well, barking and lunging towards any dog that passes her. _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Abby is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Abby has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake, she has been unable to be removed from her kennel. 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: _X_Resource guarding: Abby’s previous owner notes that she may growl when her treats or toys are taken from her. We recommend that Abby be left along while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in his future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Abby’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. She should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: At the care center, Abby has lunged, barked, and growled at people passing by her kennel. She has not been able to be safely removed from the kennel. Guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Abby to new and unfamiliar situations. _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: In her previous home, Abby was reported to freeze and stare at dogs passing by. Abby 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.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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08/01/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:2 years Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : owner surrender because owner has a new baby Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – panting, very anxious; head shy, barks at new people but warms up quickly; wants to be pet but resists restraint; growled aggressively and snapped during tech check Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: periocular erythema and erythema along ear pinna but suspect due to anxiety Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; minimal tartar/staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female intact; no spay scar or tattoo noted, prominent mammary glands and vulva MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Healthy adult Plan no medical treatment Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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