COFFEE – A1124292
Safe - 9-20-2017 Manhattan
My name is COFFEE. My Animal ID # is A1124292.
I am a neutered male black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/03/2017 from NY 10460, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
09/19/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Coffee A1124292 is at risk with a New Hope Only behavior determination, including a bite history. Coffee has warmed up to his caretakers in the care center but remains timid in new situations, and while he has shown good coping skills for stress in the shelter, before intake he escalated to a biting the finder.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/18/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 44.0 LBS.
Date: 09/18/17 Booster Pyrantel orally- 2.2ml Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac 1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121684B Location of Vaccination:RFL
09/03/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/03/17 19:08 Upon intake, Coffee seemed relax inside crate but was very observant of surroundings. Parks employee was able to pet and put a leash on Coffee when approaching slowly but when attempting to remove collar he stiffed up and was lip licking. Counselor did not try to collar but was able to take picture.
No Web Memo
09/19/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None Date of intake 9/3/2017 Neutered Male, stray Bite history: Coffee was found tied to a tree and when approached by a park employee he bit the person on the upper thigh. No additional details about the situation, bite, or injury are available. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 9/13/2017 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, mouth closed. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game.He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1/ 2: 2. Dog shoulder rubs. Once positioned, pulls back paw. Toy 1: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is between you and the toy, and he is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Summary: Coffee displayed no behavior concerns during his handling assessment. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Date of intake 9/3/2017 Upon intake, Coffee was relaxed but observant in the crate. With a slow approach he allowed leashing but tensed and lip licked when his collar was reached for. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of initial 9/3/2017 During his initial medical exam, Coffee allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on coffee so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, Coffee displays a high level of energy and will benefit from daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend daily walks, runs, exercise, and play. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to bite history _X_Place with a New Hope partner
Potential challenges: _X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control- Coffee would jump up at times, to get into a toy bin and take out toys. It is recommended that default behaviors such as sit/stay, leave it, and down are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression- Coffee has established a willingness to escalate to a bite when placed into especially fearful/stressful situations. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training for Coffee as more aversive methods are likely to increase fear and increase the risk of potential aggression.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/06/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 Microchip noted on Intake? Positive#985112008061990 History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – very nervous, tail tucked between legs , resists exam. very limited exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective no aucultation BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: none PLN: No enlargements noted ABD: no exam U/G: neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Plan; no treatment Prognosis: good
09/12/2017 MS RESOLVED URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
Coffee was muzzled, but allowed examination of the ears and seemed to enjoy me cleaning them. AD>AS. Brown, mucoid d/c AD, alot of material precluded good visualization of tm. AS much less d/c, tm wnl and less inflammation. Applied Osurnia to both ears. Repeat in 7 days. Ok to move out of iso – good appetite, high energy, no nasal d/c
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