CHERRY – A1114243
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My name is CHERRY. My Animal ID # is A1114243.
I am a female tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/05/2017 from NY 10011, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
06/11/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Cherry A1114243 is at risk due to New Hope Only behavior. While Cherry has made significant progress with handling, seeking attention from select handlers, she remains very fearful of strangers and displays appropriate distance increasing behaviors when uncomfortable.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/09/2017 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 49.8 LBS.
06/09/17 17:19 diarrhea reported parvo neg 500 metronidazole po bid x5d
06/05/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/05/17 00:40 Dog is wagging tail. Aollws touching
06/11/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Cherry is a pretty spring flower. She is beauty personified, passersby are all oohs and ahhs. She is mostly quite serious looking, but a squeaky toy puts a smile on her face. I have to be so quick to catch it with my camera. She has tall ears that could send her flying high in the sky, and eyes as clear as a green lagoon. Cherry, a very young gal, came in rather scared at the care center. We had to tippy-toe around her. She is slowly coming out of her shell acknowledging us as potential friends she can trust. She briefly comes on the lap and gives a furtive kiss, then searches the pen for clues, listens to noises, looks for exits that might lead her to her lost former life. Indeed, Cherry is very precious looking and seems to have been outstandingly cared for. She is perfectly made, healthy, the right weight and has the allure of a princess. She does not mind me putting a bow around her neck, petting her and pulling her slightly next to me for a sit and more bonding. Never did I hear a growl, see a show of teeth or fear in her eyes during my time with her, just some anxiety and wariness. Cherry has a way to go. I trust she can do it and be again a lively and happy young dog, maybe not with us as it stands but…with you, in your home and with your love, care and patience as your pet and forever best friend. Cherry is at the Manhattan Care Center.
06/07/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 6/5/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 6/7/17 Look: 5. Dog growls. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: In the assessment room, Cherry appeared social with the assessor, approaching her and jumping up in an attention seeking manner. During look, Cherry froze and growled. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Proximity Sensitive: These dogs have had a poor history of social experience with other dogs or could be extremely fearful in the shelter environment. They are socially shy and may exhibit fearful body posturing, defensive posturing, or physically avoid/ignore other dogs. PLAYGROUP: Cherry has displayed fearful, avoidant behavior while interacting with dogs in the care center. The behavior department recommends allowing a period of decompression for Cherry outside the care center before immediate introductions to other dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace, to respectful dogs. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 6/5/17 Upon intake, Cherry allowed handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/5/17 During her initial medical exam, Cherry was tense. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Cherry so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm. IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: When given time to acclimate, Cherry has been observed to approach and sniff handlers with coaxing. It has been reported by familiar staff member that Cherry will lean into the handler to solicit petting once comfortable. When given more time to adjust, she has also been reported to climb onto handlers’ laps seeking attention, allows petting, and continues to interact and stay engaged with the handler.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to the behavior seen in the care center of growling at new people, as well as growling during her assessment, we recommend an adult only home. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the warning and distance-increasing behaviors shown in the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address the underlying fearful behavior. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Cherry had growled at new people in the care center and growled during her assessment. She does also display social behavior towards people, so it is necessary to pay attention to any warnings (such as a growl or tense body) she gives and to immediately stop the interaction if she gives these warnings. If they are not respected, she has the potential to resort to higher level defensive behavior. Cherry should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. Consultation with a professional trainer or behaviorist is highly recommended.
06/07/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Cherry has displayed fearful, avoidant behavior while interacting with dogs in the care center. The behavior department recommends allowing a period of decompression for Cherry outside the care center before immediate introductions to other dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace, to respectful dogs. 6/7: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog, Cherry is fearful and actively avoids approach. 6/8: Cherry remains fearful and avoids approach.
06/06/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 years Microchip noted on Intake? History : found tied to a bench Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – nervous/tense but allows handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: OU-mild alopecia, redness periocularly; tear staining AD-mod waxy debris, AS clean Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female; no spay scar/tattoo noted MSI: Ambulatory x 4 with no signs of lameness; mild interdigital erythema CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Healthy with suspected mild allergies (r/o environmental vs food) Plan monitoring redness around eye-if worsening or becomes itchy then can add ointment Prognosis: excellent; suspect mild underlying allergies causing ear discharge, mild redness around eyes and in between toes; this is very common in this breed and may need intermittent treatment if symptoms worsen SURGERY: Okay for surgery
06/09/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating NH ONLY
06/09/17 17:19 diarrhea reported parvo neg 500 metronidazole po bid x5d
Generated on Jun 11 2017 6:00PM
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