BILLINGS – A1112218
Safe - 5-25-2017 Manhattan
My name is BILLINGS. My Animal ID # is A1112218.
I am a neutered male black and white labrador retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/16/2017 from NY 10472, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/23/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Billings A1112218 is at risk for fearful behavior in the care center. He is avoiding interaction and appears overwhelmed in this environment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/20/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 47.9 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen. RX:Rimadyl 100mg 1 tablets SID X 3 days.(For pain mangement).
05/16/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/16/17 20:30 Basic information: Billings was brought in as a stray. The finder found him on the street, the finder placed Billings in his truck and brought him to the shelter. No other information could be provided during intake. Intake Behavior: During intake Billings had tense, stiff body. Billings would retreat from extended and any noises made in the shelter. Billings eventually allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and placed in a dog kennel.
A volunteer writes: Some of us just need more time. We remember our time before and this is so different, we need time to adjust. Billings is that dog. So handsome, so clearly well taken care of, but so scared of touch, of people, of being out of his kennel. Slowly, step by baby step he’s learned that coming out for a walk, being with people is a good thing. And of course there’s that chance to go out to go potty as he seems very housetrained. We ventured to the park today and he was a rockstar! Street noises, kids playing games – he took it all in stride. In the back yard he engaged in some running play with me, he smiled, wagged his tail and we had fun. Billings cuddled with a staff person, climbing up on the bench to get close. He needs more time, time to feel safe, time to feel loved. A gentle person, a soft voice and the chance to do it all on his own time. He’s got this!! With time he really does.
05/18/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/16/17 Unaltered Male,Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/18/17 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff 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, his tail is between his legs, body stiff, mouth open. Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is crouching. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Billings appeared very fearful during his assessment, keeping his body stiff and moving away from the assessor. PLAYGROUP: Due to limited history and observation, the behavior department recommends that future introductions to other dogs are conducted at a slow pace. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/16/17 During his initial medical exam, Billings was fearful and growling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Billings so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): Due to how uncomfortable Billings is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Billings gives clear warnings when he is uncomfortable and does seem to choose to avoid or retreat when given the opportunity, but if prevented from moving away there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear-based aggression. It is important to move slowly with Billings, to build positive associations (treats/toys/praise), and to allow Billings to initiate interactions with new people. He should never be forced to greet or to interact if he is not comfortable and soliciting attention.
IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: 5/23/17: Billings has shown fearful behavior throughout his stay in the care center. He has been backing away from the leash, hiding in the corner, and avoiding being touched. He appears to be overwhelmed in the busy kennel environment and so we recommend that he move into a stable home environment quickly.
05/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/18: When off leash with another dog, Billings ignores interaction and wanders the pen. Due to limited history and observation, the behavior department recommends that future introductions to other dogs are conducted at a slow pace.
05/17/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:2-4 Microchip noted on Intake? History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – very nervous. tail tucked under body, head down. muzzled for exam. would not allow oral exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen n Objective P = 100 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: not performed PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: 2 testes MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: appears healthy Plan- neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on May 23 2017 6:00PM
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