FAITH – 22842
Safe - 3-26-2018 Manhattan
FAITH – 22842
Intake Date : 3/14/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Green Age: 4 years Sex: Female
Weight: 42 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: 4 Microchip noted on Intake? n Microchip Number (If Applicable): n History : Stray – person who brought Faith in noted that she vomitted previously with blood in it Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – very energetic and friendly Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen -no Objective :
T = – P = 100 R = wnl BCS = 5.5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate calculus on canines, pre-mp;ars and molars
PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: INTACT – no spay scar seen and mammary glands mildly developed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: UR Assessment: Healthy Prognosis: Excellent Plan: OVH SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Our little lowrider blonde bombshell is beyond adorable, and hasn’t wasted a minute capturing the hearts of volunteers and staff. Quiet in her kennel, but always ready to accept an invitation for a walk, she’s great on leash motoring along on her little short legs and doing some skips and bounces as we walk! So cute! She seems to be housebroken, potty a priority, and then it’s treats and tail wags. Faith is a cuddler, happy with paws in lap for kisses and snuggles, and of course, she’s always lobbying for a treat showing off her ‘sit’ as she gazes longingly at the treat in my hand. Faith is social and happy to meet all humans, greeting with a little jump and wag. It’s no surprise she rocked her behavior assessment with great scores across all categories, joining in the game of ‘tag’ assuming the play position. Sweet, friendly, adorable, what she lacks in size she makes up for in her sweet personality and abundant love. Watching her with another volunteer getting and giving hugs and kisses, with her tail wagging a mile a minute is pure joy. We know that Faith’s new person is right around the corner, shouldn’t it be you?
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 15-Mar-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. Dog does not place his/her body between you and the toy.
Summary: Faith approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft, wiggly body and jumped up in a social manner. She was social throughout the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Date of initial: 14-Mar-2018
Summary: Faith was active and social.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Faith 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.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
Behavior Asilomar H – Healthy
Potential challenges: Basic manners/poor impulse control
Potential challenges comments: Basic manners/poor impulse control: Faith jumps up on people in a social manner. It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach her to control her impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
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