DAFFODIL – A1108419
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My name is DAFFODIL. My Animal ID # is A1108419.
I am a female brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 4 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/09/2017 from NY 10471, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/17/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Daffodil A1108419 is at risk due to behavior.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/10/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 52.0 LBS.
Date: 04/09/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac 1 Rabies Serial Number#170036 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date: 04/10/18 Veterinarian : Dr. 1027
04/09/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/09/17 21:05 This dog appears to be nervous during intake.
04/17/2017 WEB MEMO
Daffodils are a perennial flower, breaking through the thawing winter ground to bring forth the beauties of Spring. Daffodil is a dog found wandering alone, now cowering in her kennel at the shelter. Her breakthrough was coming off leash in the play yard, frolicking with the other dogs. Her fear of the people is slowly melting away allowing for petting and cuddles. She may never fully thaw here and her Spring may only come when someone recognizes her beauty. A volunteer writes: Spring has most certainly sprung and with it all its blooms. Peeking through the ground, delicate bulbs cautiously moving towards the sun, each one reveals itself slowly, over weeks, days, or hours, and entrust itself to our care. On the surface 1 year-old Daffodil is as delicate as they come. She is painfully shy the day that we meet hugging the back of her kennel. But over hours and days she revealed herself slowly and the Daffodil I last had the privilege to meet was exactly as she should be. A beautiful, happy, confident, playful, loving, and sensitive girl. A lover of dogs, of a comfortable lap, and the feeling of grass between her toes. Spring has most certainly sprung and with it the season’s most perfect bloom. Daffodil is waiting in adoptions at Manhattan’s ACC.
04/16/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 4/9/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/12/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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 closed. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog takes toy then loses interest. Summary: Daffodil at first appeared fearful, hesitant to approach the assessor. After a few minutes, she warmed up and climbed into the assessor’s lap. She then allowed all handling. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Social: These dogs truly enjoy the company of other dogs. They generally get along with all other dogs and can tolerate even very rude or inappropriate behavior. PLAYGROUP: Daffodil engages in exuberant play with male and female dogs. In our care, it has been observed that Daffodil has opened up significantly around handlers while in the presence of other dogs. The behavior department feels that Daffodil would be most compatible with other social, playful dogs, and may even benefit from continued socialization with other dogs in the future. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/9/17 During her initial medical exam, Daffodil was tense and showing teeth. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Daffodil so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic 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: With consistent slow, positive interactions, Daffodil has been able to be removed from her kennel for interactions. At times, she continues to show some discomfort with handling around face and neck (tenses, backs away). She initially shows displacement signals (i.e. yawning, lip licking, scratching) while interacting with handlers. Once comfortable, she jumps up, and accepts petting when coaxed. Daffodil has also shown interest & engages in enrichment toys & puzzles. 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 Daffodil 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: Daffodil appears to be a fearful dog at first, moving away from people and avoiding direct touch. When she first arrived arrived at the care center, she snapped when an attempt to collar her was made. She has since shown that she will warm up and become social with handlers when given time. Daffodil gives clear warnings when she is uncomfortable and does seem to choose to avoid or retreat when given the opportunity, but if prevented from moving away, she has shown she will escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear-based aggression. It is important to move slowly with Daffodil, to build positive associations (treats/toys/praise), and to allow Daffodil to initiate interactions with new people. She should never be forced to greet or to interact if she is not comfortable and soliciting attention. Positive reinforcement, force-free training only is recommended.
04/12/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
**GREETER DOG** Daffodil engages in exuberant play with male and female dogs. In our care, it has been observed that Daffodil has opened up significantly around handlers while in the presence of other dogs. The behavior department feels that Daffodil would be most compatible with other social, playful dogs, and may even benefit from continued socialization with other dogs in the future. 4/13: When greeting dogs off leash, Daffodil displays a soft body, wagging tail, eventually offering play bows. She engages in gentle, bouncy play with an equally playful male. 4/15-17: Daffodil continues to display playful behavior. She will engage in bouncy play with both males and females.
04/10/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-2 Microchip noted on Intake? chipped at intake Subjective: muzzled Observed Behavior – very nervous–urinated and defecated during exam, growled softly 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: limited. teeth seem clean PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact female 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 Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
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