CINNAMON – A1121034
Gone - 8-11-2017 Manhattan
My name is CINNAMON. My Animal ID # is A1121034.
I am a female brown 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 08/06/2017 from NY 10030, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
08/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Cinnamon is being placed at risk due to CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/10/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 48.6 LBS.
08/10/17 Temporary ACC S/N waiver due to CIRDC as per Dr.1088
08/06/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/06/17 11:31 Basic: Cinnamon is a 2 yr old female large dog. Her owner got her about one yr ago from someone on the street. She has not had any injuries or health issues and has not been to the vet. Socialization: Cinnamon is friendly around strangers. She has spent time with children in the home, ages 2 and 3, and can play somewhat rough with them but is friendly and affectionate. She plays exuberantly and somewhat rough with adults and children. She has spent time with dogs, large and small, and is friendly but plays too rough. She has had issues at the dog park with other dogs where they have tried to play with her and things were going well, but then it gets too rough. She has not been around other pets. She does not have a bite history. Behavior: Cinnamon is generally well behaved but poops and pees inside if not walked on a schedule; she chews on things inside. She is nervous during loud noises. She will growl when you touch her food while she is eating, or take away a toy or a treat in her mouth, but her owner will still be able to take it away from her. She isnt bothered if you touch her body while she is eating. She isnt bothered when pushed off furniture, held or restrained. She likes baths and isnt bothered when you touch her feet. She barks when someone is at the door but is friendly when they walk in. She is friendly when someone approaches her owner outside. For New Family: Cinnamon is friendly, affectionate, playful and excitable. Her activity level is high and her owner likes that she wakes him up every day at 6 am to go out. She loves to play with all sorts of toys and plays fetch and tug. She will follow her owner around the house and sleeps in there. She eats dry food 2xday and likes everything. She is mostly housetrained and has accidents weekly and goes mostly on training pads. Outside she likes the grass or cement. She is well-behaved when left alone, but chews on stuff. She knows “sit, come, down”. She pulls hard on the leash and wanders when off leash but comes when called. She does well in a crate for 4-5 hrs. She loves to run. During intake Cinnamon was friendly and let the counselor pet her. The counselor would stop petting her and she nudged the counselors hand for more. She was receptive to treats and took them gently. She allowed other staff to pet her and was friendly while random staff members were passing through the room. She let the counselor trim her nails. She had a loose wiggly body the entire time.
08/07/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Cinnamon was quite serious at the beginning of our encounter and my camera pointed at her did not help…As time went by, she began to chill out and her lively and playful nature started to come out. A laugh appeared on her face and her eyes lit up in a smile. She joined in my race around the yard. She has such long legs, just made for the occasion. She seemed really happy. Sadly, most of my pictures showing her positive transformation are all blurry and she is one of those dogs who need lots of begging as well as luck to get their ears up. Cinnamon can sit on command and comes when called, all tail wagging and nudging her muzzle in my flank for caresses. She is quite a sociable and affectionate gal. Cinnamon has been beautifully cared for and is one elegant, healthy and absolutely gorgeous dog. She is with us as her owners became ill and unable to provide for a lively and energetic young pet who needs to be cared for, taken out and entertained. Cinnamon is said to be very playful, friendly and affectionate. She loves to play with people, children(she mingled with lots of little nephews and grand kids) and other dogs in the park. She is high energy, though and sometimes plays a little too rough. She also, like a little kid, prefers to keep her toys for herself. Cinnamon needs a new home to call her own, a new master to love and a teacher who will gently show her the way to become a perfect companion. Come and meet her soon at the Manhattan Care Center.
08/07/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 8/6/17 Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender (In previous home for one year) Previously lived with: Adults and children (ages two and three) Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward children: Friendly and affectionate, can play somewhat rough Behavior toward dogs: Friendly but plays too rough Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, she will growl when her food is touched while she is eating or if a toy or treats is taken from her. Bite history: None reported Housetrained: No Energy level/descriptors: Cinnamon is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable with a high activity level. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/7/17 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 stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is open. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Cinnamon appeared a bit anxious during her assessment, panting during it. She allowed all handling. PLAYGROUP: When introduced off leash, Cinnamon approaches and greets the female helper dog with a neutral body and brief wag. Cinnamon becomes softer in body after initial greeting, and briefly sniffs her surroundings. Cinnamon re approaches to sniff, immediately stiffens and escalates by growling and continuing to snap at the greeter. When the greeter dog attempts to run away, Cinnamon follows after while snapping and attempting to bite. A handler is able to grab hold of Cinnamon’s collar and lead her away. Although her former owner describes previously “friendly” interaction with other dogs, this behavior may not translate into how Cinnamon reacts to other dogs in new environments or stressful situations. Due to the concerning behavior observed in the care center, the behavior department is recommending a single pet home for Cinnamon at this time. Future follow up should be proceeded with cautiously, and only involve the use of positive reinforcement methods of training. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Cinnamon was friendly and sought attention. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/6/17 During her initial medical exam, Cinnamon was tense.
ENERGY LEVEL: Cinnamon’s previous owner described her as having a high level of activity. 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No young children (under 5): Due to her history of resource guarding, we recommend a home without young children. Older children who can be trusted to leave Cinnamon alone when she is in possession of a resource can be considered. _X_Single-pet home Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Cinnamon’s previous owner notes that she may growl when her food, treats, or toys are touched. We recommend that Cinnamon be left along while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in her future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Cinnamon’s mouth, and any time something is removed she should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. She should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games.
08/07/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When introduced off leash, Cinnamon approaches and greets the female helper dog with a neutral body and brief wag. Cinnamon becomes softer in body after initial greeting, and briefly sniffs her surroundings. Cinnamon re approaches to sniff, immediately stiffens and escalates by growling and continuing to snap at the greeter. When the greeter dog attempts to run away, Cinnamon follows after while snapping and attempting to bite. A handler is able to grab hold of Cinnamon’s collar and lead her away. Although her former owner describes previously “friendly” interaction with other dogs, this behavior may not translate into how Cinnamon reacts to other dogs in new environments or stressful situations. Due to the concerning behavior observed in the care center, the behavior department is recommending a single pet home for Cinnamon at this time. Future follow up should be proceeded with cautiously, and only involve the use of positive reinforcement methods of training.
08/06/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
S/O: BARH, stiff body posture, a little wary EENM: MM PINK AND MOIST, CRT 2 SEC AU erythema with mild yellow dc CV: NO MURMURS OR ARRHYTHMIAS LUNGS: CLEAR ABD: SOFT AND NONTENDER MS/INTEG: AMB X 4, BCS 4/9 NS: APPROPRIATE PLN: NSF GU: F pt scratched own face when pt was removing own muzzle A: otitis externa P: otibiotic AU BID x 7D, ear cleaning
08/10/2017 MS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
This morning, pt has mild SND and is sniffling. Move to isolation and start Baytril 136 mg tabs, 1.5 tabs SID x14 days. 1088
Generated on Aug 10 2017 6:00PM
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