DAPHINE aka DAPHNE – A1103669
Gone - 3-13-2017 Brooklyn
My name is DAPHINE. My Animal ID # is A1103669.
I am a female blue and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 02/13/2017 from NY 11233, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
03/10/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Daphine A1103669 was placed At Risk for Behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/27/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 50.6 LBS.
Reweigh at 50.6 reflects a 13lb weight gain. CIV #02191148 DA2PP #02121703A 2.5cc Pyrantel given PO
02/13/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/13/17 21:09 Upon intake daphine was very uncomfortable and growled and bark each time the counselor passed by her. The counsleor tried to Dapine a treat and she only ate it once it was on the floor , or if the finder gave it to her. I asked the finder to scann Daphine and collar her. The counselor was able to take a photo with no issue.
02/21/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: This sweet little mama is still a bit shy, getting used to the hustle and bustle of the care center. On our walks she likes to stay close to me, and takes every opportunity to take shelter in between my legs if we pause. Daphine doesn’t pull on the leash (unless she’s scared by a loud or strange noise) and is so, so, so good at sitting for treats! In fact, she will often pause on our walks to sit and wait for a treat–I get the feeling she’s training me more than I’m training her! Daphine’s sweet puppy dog eyes remind me that she’s still quite young, even though she moves with the slower calm of an older dog (or maybe she’s just tired from her recent litter of pups!). Daphine’s soulful eyes will suck you in, too–please come and meet her at the Brooklyn ACC today!
03/08/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 2/13/17 Unaltered female, Stray Bite history: Upon returning to her kennel, Daphine immediately became aroused by barking dogs and when handler attempted to refocus her attention, Daphine redirected onto her thigh resulting in one puncture. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/16/17 Look: 1. Dog leans forward or jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted. 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 for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, a bit distracted. Squeeze 1/ 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Daphine remained fearful throughout the assessment though sought comfort in petting, she allowed all handling to be conducted without issue. Daphine appears to do best upon a slow and soft approach and is very receptive to treats; she displayed some social behavior towards the end of the assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Daphine was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Daphine displays nervous body language, a lowered body and tucked tail, when interacting with both large and small male and female dogs. She doesn’t seek to socialize and spends her time seeking to exit the pen. The Behavior Department believes that Daphine would be most comfortable as the only dog in the home, however she may do well with a dog that matches her calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/13/17 During her initial medical examination, Daphine growled and snapped and remained uncomfortable.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Daphine 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience adult-home only (Suitable for a adopter with some previous dog experience) _X_No children: Daphine displays a low threshold for arousal and is quick to escalate, for these reasons we recommend a home without children at this time until decompression in a home environment. _X_Recommend no dog parks: Due to Daphine’s nervousness around other dogs, it is recommended that Daphine be socialized in more controlled setting after being given adequate time to decompress from the shelter to further address her behavior towards other dogs. Force-free, reward-based training can be utilized to help Daphine associate dogs with good things such as toys or treats. Potential challenges: _X_Mouthiness/poor bite inhibition: Daphine has been observed to become mouthy when highly aroused and excitable. We recommend redirecting any mouthing on appropriate toys and advise an appropriate outlet for Daphine to exhaust her energy and enthusiasm. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Though she appears to readily warm up towards soft handling, Daphine has shown to become fearful with sudden up close handling. It is important to always go slow and give Daphine the option to walk away from any social interaction. Daphine should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Daphine’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Daphine would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings.
02/14/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Daphine was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Daphine displays nervous body language, a lowered body and tucked tail, when interacting with both large and small male and female dogs. She doesn’t seek to socialize and spends her time seeking to exit the pen. The Behavior Department believes that Daphine would be most comfortable as the only dog in the home, however she may do well with a dog that matches her calm sociability. 2/14: Daphine displays nervous body language, a lowered body and tucked tail, when greeting a novel male dog. She emits a low growl when he greets her face to face, but briefly leans forward to greet his rear as he is walking away. 2/15-2/17: In a group of small male and female dogs, Daphine continues to display nervous body language -a low body and tucked tail- and keeps to herself. She spends the session sitting by the exit. 2/18-2/27: In a group of calm male and female large dogs, Daphine mostly keeps to herself as she explores the pen. She tolerants face to face greetings. She seeks attention from handlers. 2/28: Daphine engages in a short burst of gentle play.
02/14/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
02/14/17 S/O: QARH. Nervous, no signs of agression, very interested in treats, placed soft muzzle, allowed handling EENT: Teeth clean, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge, ears wnl HL: Normal thoracic auscultation, no murmurs/arrhythmias, lungs clear ABD: Normal abdominal palpation, soft, non-tender INTEG: Generalized dry, brittle hair coat MS: Ambulatory x 4, no apparent lameness; BCS 3/9 UG: Female, significantly enlarged mammary glands, heavy lacation, all mammary glands are soft and warm with no masses or wounds A: Lactating, underweight P: No treatment indicated at this time. General condition will improve with appropriate husbandry and nutrition. Excellent prognosis
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