DUKE – 18151
Safe - 2-11-2018 Brooklyn
DUKE – 18151
Location: Brooklyn, Intake Date: 1/12/18, Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue, Sex: Male Age: 2 years, Weight: 52 lbs, Original Location: 11208
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 2-3y; Microchip noted on Intake?n; History : stray; Subjective:bar Observed Behavior – muzzled due to nervousness. Low body temp, but wide-eyed; Objective T =; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: muzzled and has large jowels so difficult to assess; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: mi x 2; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: ne; Assessment: overtly healthy 2-3 yr mi medium mixed breed dog; Prognosis: excellent; Plan: neuter/behavioral assessment/placement; SURGERY: Okay for surgery
My medical notes are…
New CIRDC noted on rounds; Subjective: QAR. Coughing up phlegm in cage. No svd. ; Objective ; EENT: no nasal d/c, no ocular d/c ou; L: Eupneic, normal RR/RE but coughing up phlegm; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, good haircoat; CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: CIRDC; Healed wounds; Plan: Start doxycycline 10mg/kg PO SID x14d until 2/7; Recheck at day 7; Move to iso; DOH hold; Prognosis: Fair to good
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Assessment Date: 1/16/2018
Date of intake: 12-Jan-2018
Spay/Neuter status: No
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray
Date of assessment: 16-Jan-2018
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. 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. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Duke allowed handling with a soft body posture. He was relaxed and social towards the assessor, and showed no behavior concerns.
Duke was brought in as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown.
1/13: When off leash at the Care Centers, Duke displays a nervous body posture- flat ears and tuck tail. The greeter dog’s leash is held to give him a chance to approach, but Duke chooses to keep to himself and does not approach her. He mostly wanders the pens and avoiding the other dog. Towards the end of the session, Duke slowly greets her, displaying perk ears and a high tail. He tolerates her play solicitation, but eventually becomes uncomfortable and moves away.
1/16: Today, in a group of calm dogs Duke briefly exchanges greets then avoids them the rest of the session. He displays a tuck tail when a neuter male dog approaches him.
1/17: When greeting a stiff male dog, Duke quickly moved away and attempted to avoid him. While he was pawing at the gate, the other dog approached him then became reactive towards him by lunging, and grabbing him under his cheek. During the altercation Duke became defensively reactive, and bit the other dog’s muzzle.
Date of initial: 12-Jan-2018
Summary: Muzzled; Tense, whale eye though tolerated handling
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
Behavior Asilomar; H – Healthy
Bite Details: Timbo was meeting a male, Duke for the first time. Initially he presented with a neutral posture but when Duke attempted to leave the pen, Timbo rushed towards Duke and jumped on his back. Timbo then bit and latched onto Duke’s cheek and Duke flailed his head around, biting Timbo’s muzzle.
1/22: Duke was laying down in his kennel when we approached, however he stood up once we unlocked his door and called his name. He was easy to rope, and when we brought him out to the pens he was easy to unrope and put a drag leash on. Duke had a loose body, and was attention seeking from his handlers. He would jump up on his handlers giving them “hugs” and would kiss their faces. He also would lean against their legs and climb into their laps. While outside Duke did show signs of illness, and was coughing and gagging. Duke spent minimal time exploring his pen, however he did show us that he knows how to unlatch the pen gates. He also seemed interested in the puppies a few pens over, and would watch them with perked ears and a loose body. Once his session was over, he was easy to rope and unleash. We brought him back to his kennel without incident.
1/21: Duke was laying down in his kennel when I approached, but stood up once I unlocked his door. He was easy to rope and take into the pens, he did not pull at all while walking. I easily added a drag leash and removed his rope. Once in the pens Duke was more interested in soliciting attention from his handlers than in toys or exploring the pens. He had a loose body, and repeatedly sat in the laps of his handlers, licking their faces and soliciting attention. At the end of his session he was easily roped and his drag leash was easily removed. Once again he did not pull on the way back to his kennel, and he was easily returned to his kennel.
1/18: Duke was lying down in his kennel, but jumped up when he saw me coming. He was easy to rope and take out of the kennel. Once off leash in the SAFER room, Duke was social with a loose, wiggly body soliciting attention from everyone in the room. He took treats softly from my hands and allowed all handling. Duke will remain “All Staff Walks” while on his DOH hold.
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