DIVA – A1104375
Safe - 3-11-2017 Manhattan
My name is DIVA. My Animal ID # is A1104375.
I am a female gray and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/21/2017 from NY 10303, owner surrender reason stated was PETS CONFL.
03/08/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Diva A1104375 is at risk due to CIRDC diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/08/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 38.8 LBS.
DAPP SERIAL- 02121703A
02/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/23/17 14:24 Basic Information: Diva is a 6 year old female Pitbull Mix that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Diva since she was 6 weeks old but had to surrender due to pet conflict in the home. Socialization: According to the owner, around strangers Diva is friendly and plays gently with adults. She has been around infants and teens in the home & was always relaxed & respectful around the children. Owner had another dog in the home a unneutered male Pitbull and stated that since December of 2016, Diva has been avoiding being around the other dog and the other dog would growl at Diva. She has never been around cats in the home but would pull towards stray cats outside when owner would walk her. Diva has never bit another animal or person while in the care of the owner. Behavior: Diva is not bothered by having her food, treats or toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, being held/restrained, being disturbed while sleeping, being given a bath, having her coat brushed, or having her nails trimmed. For a New Family to Know: Diva is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful. She has a low activity level and likes to play with chew toys, bones and balls. When in the home, she either likes to be in the same room as the owner or be in her favorite spot. Owner fed Diva dry food brand not given. Diva was kept mostly indoors and is house trained. When left alone in the home or yard, she was always well behaved. Diva is crate trained and spent a few hours a day in a crate without any issues. Diva knows the cues come, sit, stay, down and paw. For exercise, Diva was taken on slow walks on the leash and let out in the yard. When on the leash, she does not pull. Owner was able to walk Diva off leash and stated that she would wander at first but come back when her name was called.
02/27/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Up front in her kennel, tail wagging, I could almost swear Diva winked at me in greeting! It didn’t take much for me to fall in love, and after exiting the building, going potty, walking beautifully on leash, Diva stopped to look at herself in a mirrored doorway and wagged her tail at the gorgeous image staring back at her. Seriously, how cute is that!! Surrendered by the family she lived with since she was 6 weeks old we’re told that Diva has been around infants and teens, always gently, always respectfully. She plays gently with adults, there are no strangers in her life, everyone is a friend. When an intact male moved into the home the dog would growl at Diva, Diva would ignore him, but was surrendered due to that ‘conflict’. Diva wagged her tail at dogs we passed on our walk, loved giving me kisses and hugs confirming that she’s affectionate as we were told. We’re also told she’s housetrained (check), knows ‘sit’ (check), come, stay, down and paw. Diva’s coat is as soft as velvet and mirrors her soft, sweet and gentle personality. She’s SUCH A LOVE! Diva is at that perfect age, no more adolescent crazies, but young and spry enough to enjoy many more years of love in the embrace of a new family. She won our hearts and is waiting to win yours!
03/08/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile Unaltered female, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults, infants and teens, male dog Behavior toward children: Respectful, relaxed with resident children Behavior toward dogs: Avoidant of resident dog Behavior toward cats: Diva has not interacted with cats but would pull towards stray cats while walked. FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, and playful with a low activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/23/2017 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft Squeeze 1/ 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed Toy 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, then walks away. This may be due to environment as owner reports she likes to play with chew toys, bones, and balls. Summary: Diva was sociable and friendly upon entering SAFER assessment area, no concerning behaviors displayed. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Diva’s previous owner cites that she was avoidant of the other resident dog in the home. At this time, she has been observed to display tense behavior when interacting with other dogs. Diva has not yet displayed social or playful behavior toward other dogs in the care center. At this time, Diva may succeed best as the only resident dog in a home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/21/2017 Diva was jumpy and active during her initial medical exam, she allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Diva’s previous owner reports a low activity level. In the care center Diva has been calm and quiet, with a low to medium activity level, gentle and affectionate. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience) _X_Single pet home (SEE PLAYGROUP) _X_No dog parks (SEE PLAYGROUP)
02/23/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Diva’s previous owner cites that she was avoidant of the other resident dog in the home. At this time, she has been observed to display tense behavior when interacting with other dogs. Diva has not yet displayed social or playful behavior toward other dogs in the care center. At this time, Diva may succeed best as the only resident dog in a home. When introduced to a medium size male dog, Diva was soft at the gate and appeared eager to greet. When off leash, Diva did get a bit pushy when approaching, however, the male was very uncomfortable and was hard correcting. Due to this, there was no futher introduction. 3/3: Manhattan Care Center: Diva is tense and forward when greeting the male helper dog. Diva follows and repeatedly places her paws and body on the back of the helper dog. 3/7: Diva is tense-bodied upon entering the pen. She runs after the other dogs in the pen while attempting to mount, body still tense.
02/21/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
2/21/2017 No MIC present FEMALE~6YRS BAR-H Very jumpy and excited EENT NAD HR/LUNGS NAD MSK difficult to assess Plan – DAPP + Rabies + CIV + Bord + Pyrantel + Flea/Tick
03/02/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
03/02/17 09:22 S: Brought into medical for exam and pelvic/stifle x-rays, very friendly, energetic, playful O: BAR Clear OU/AU, nndc OP wnl PLN wnl H/L reg, no obvious murmur, ssp, lungs clear/eupenic ABD snp MSK amb x 4, bilateral grade 1/4 LPL’s, no pain noted on any joint, walking normally not leaning towards one side, no falling, good range of motion all joints Integ multifocal macules and papules on chin, otherwise wnl BCS 3/5 UG f/i, actively in heat, enalrged vulva Neuro A/A, normal cranial nerves, no obvious neck or back pain, mentally appropriate; after sedation reversal alert but mentally inappropriate, staring into space but when called would respond, horizontal nystagmus A:Hx of neuro episode, ataxia (was initially neurologically appropirate but neuro episode post sedation) Pyoderma on chin Grade 1 bilateral laterally luxated patellas (normally in place but can move out and pop back into place) P:Sedated for x-rays: 0.3 mg/kg torb IM, 8 mcg/kg domitor IM -2V pelvic (includes both stifles and LS spine on lateral), LS VD view, both right and left lateral stifles -X-rays look great, no abnormalities noted -Treat for pyoderma 500 mg cephalexin PO BID x 10 days then recheck Great prognosis for LPL’s and pyoderma, fair prognosis for neuro condition **Upon recovery after sedation was reversed seemed bright but mentally inappropriate with horizontal nystagmus; normal menace, PLR’s and palpebral OU** Recommend NH placement-needs to be evaluated by neurologist-fair prognosis 2/28/17 Hx: Ataxia, underweight Behavior took video of pt playing outside off leash – showed mild stumbling to the left (looked like a failed hopping test). S/O: In cage, energetic and friendly. A: Ataxia LHL and stumbling within last 2 weeks R/O orthopedic (hip dysplasia, stifle arthrtitis, LS instability) vs. neurological (mild disc disease vs. other) P: Sedate for pelvic rads tomorrow. Ideally pt would have a neuro consult and ultimately may need a CT or MRI. —–
Generated on Mar 8 2017 6:00PM
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