CHANELL – A1086984
Gone - 8-30-2016 Manhattan
My name is CHANELL. My Animal ID # is A1086984.
I am a female blue and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/23/2016 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was BITEANIMAL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/28/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 65.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
08/23/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
Dog seems tense. Was also wagging tail.
08/27/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Dressed in the most gorgeous coat I struggled during our walk to figure out what color to call it as it’s so unique. I finally settled on Pewter as a description. She’s gorgeous! Chanell was working so hard in her kennel to get me to notice her, and truthfully she’s so beautiful you can’t miss her – I told her she didn’t have to work that hard! Channel went potty the moment we were outside so is likely housetrained and then pulled on her leash as we head to the park. She thinks squirrels might be fun playmates and wasn’t interested in my treats. Channel is alert and curious, watching all the activities on a hot and humid summer afternoon. Posing for photos is not her thing although I keep telling her she should be a model, she’s that beautiful. Channel is looking for a new person to love and a place to call home. Ask to meet her today.
08/29/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Chanel has shown consistently human-social and affectionate behavior outside her kennel, including in playgroup and during her SAFER assessment. However, her kennel presence is poor and she shows severe barrier reactivity that prevents her from being moved to adoptions. She reacts to people walking by with hard barking, growling, and lunging toward the kennel bars. This appears to be shelter-specific behavior as she changes completely when brought outside, but due to her stress level, our desire to decrease her rehearsal of undesired behavior, and the disruption that this behavior causes in adoptions, it is in her best interest to leave the kennel environment quickly. She remains appropriate for an adopter with an average amount of experience, with the understanding that this barrier reactivity and low threshold for frustration may appear outside the shelter as well – due to lack of information from her previous owner, we cannot be certain of her behavior in her previous home. 8/25 SAFER aggression assessment: Chanell walks calmly on leash. She was calm and relaxed during handling. Chanell followed the assessor at the end of the leash with a calm and relaxed body language when playing tag. She took the toy away but remained soft. Chanell submissively urinated during the tag interaction while playing as well as during physical contact with the assessor, such as petting. Chanell did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that she can go to an Average home. It is highly advised that she recieve an appropriate period of decompression in a new home environment; force-free, reward based training is advised before introduction to new and unfamiliar situations. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, ears back, wagging tail, open mouth. Squeeze 1/2: 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.
08/26/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
8/26: When off leash with other dogs Chanell greets politely and offers paw slaps to solicit play. She will correct (first growl, then growl/bark) when mounted by a persistent male. Her previous caretaker cites “Dog has bit her dog in the past and she can no longer watch the dog” without further detail. The behavior team feels that Chanell should require time to decompress in a home as the only resident dog, and slow introductions to any unfamiliar dogs in the future, as there is no specific detail available in regards to previous incident cited with the former caretaker’s dog.
08/24/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative female dog mild tartar clean EEN clean coat very nervous NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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