DALLAS – A1115794
Gone - 6-28-2017 Brooklyn
My name is DALLAS. My Animal ID # is A1115794.
I am a spayed female white and brown pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/18/2017 from NY 11220, owner surrender reason stated was OWN ARREST.
06/27/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Dallas A1115794 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination and for CIRDC. She has been highly fearful in the care center, avoiding interaction, and escalated to snapping during the handling assessment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/26/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 50.0 LBS.
06/18/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/18/17 18:58 Diamond appears to be friendly but is fearful and skittish.
06/25/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Dallas is a sensitive, timid, and completely adorable girl that is very out of her element. She is waggy in the safety of her cage but much more tentative outside and can startle with big movements. She looks well cared for, seems housebroken, and is easy to walk on leash. She knows “sit”, “paw” and “down” so well that she’ll do them even when she’s too worried to take my treats! I suspect she loves toys and fetch as she lights up when I throw one, but by the time she brings it back after retrieving it her nerves have gotten in the way again and she paws at the gate to go back inside. She has brief moments of soliciting affection by propping her paws up on my lap and making soft eye contact but it’s clear she knows I am not her person and this is not where she belongs! She seems SO sweet and is hoping for a patient person to help her find her way to being a cherished companion once again.
06/21/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR FOR: Dallas A1115794 KNOWN HISTORY: None 6/18/17 Spayed female, Stray Previously lived with: Unknown SAFER ASSESSMENT: 06/21/17 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is stiff and fearful, her tail is tucked. Her allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, her tail is between her legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 5. Dog snaps Toy: 1. No interest Summary: Dallas remained fearful and tense throughout the assessment, avoiding the assessor at times. When attempting to engage in play, Dallas became uncomfortable and snapped at the assessor. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: While here at the Care Center, Dallas displays stiff and uncomfortable body language when greeting other dogs. She is muzzled as a precaution. Once in the pen, Dallas jumps on the other dog’s back and then chooses not to interact. Dallas was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dog is unknown. The Behavior Department believes that Dallas would be the most comfortable as the only dog in the home. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 6/18/17 Diamond appears to be friendly but is fearful. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/19/17 Dallas was timid and had a tucked tail during her initial medical examination. ENERGY LEVEL: Dallas has displayed a low energy level in the care center though this may be due to her fear; we cannot be certain of her behavior in a future home environment though we recommend daily mental and physical stimulation.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Single-dog home/Recommend no dog parks: Due to stiff and uncomfortable body language Dallas has displayed towards other dogs while here at the Care Center, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help Dallas associate other dogs with things she enjoys, like toys or treats. _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 anxiety. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Dallas has snapped when handled at times, showing an uncomfortability with touch in certain areas. It is important to be cautious when touching her in other areas as we do not know where she may have other sensitivities. Positive reinforcement, reward based training should be used to pair touch with good things such as food rewards in order to teach Dallas to be more comfortable with this _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Dallas has displayed fearful behavior in shelter, she displays no social behavior towards handlers and attempts to increase distance and avoid contact. Because she is so uncomfortable, Dallas tolerates minimal handling and has attempted to snap upon direct contact.
06/20/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
While here at the Care Center, Dallas displays stiff and uncomfortable body language when greeting other dogs. She is muzzled as a precaution. Once in the pen, Dallas jumps on the other dog’s back and then chooses not to interact. Dallas was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dog is unknown. The Behavior Department believes that Dallas would be the most comfortable as the only dog in the home. 6/20: When greeting a novel male dog, Dallas displays increasingly stiff body language. Once in the pen, Dallas rushes towards the greeter dog and jumps on his back. A muzzle is placed on her and she is tolerant of the male dog greeting her, but is mostly occupied with removing the muzzle. 6/21: Dallas rushes towards the gate to greet a male dog, displaying stiff body language. A muzzle is placed on her as a precaution. Once in the pen, she is tolerant of the male dog’s face to face greets but displays appropriate body language by looking away, indicating that she does not wish to socialize.
06/19/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:1-2 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – shy, tail between legs Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 60 R = wnl BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: spay scar felt MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities AssessmentL healthy Plan : no treatment Prognosis: good
06/26/2017 BS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating NH ONLY
Coughing noted during rounds – persistent QAR and trembling in cage. Mild serous nasal discharge Reportedly not eating, drooling A: CIRDC Not eating P: Move to iso Begin doxy 250 mg PO SID x 10 days Recheck 3 days, 10 days Consider further diagnostics (CXR) and placement ASAP if inappetance continues
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