GINGER – A1100904
Safe - 1-19-2017 Brooklyn
My name is GINGER. My Animal ID # is A1100904.
I am a female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 01/02/2017 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/17/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 52.2 LBS.
2.6ml pyrantel given PO
PET PROFILE MEMO
No Pet Profile Memo
01/18/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Little Ginger belongs in a court jester suit! She is very silly, fun, and puppylike. She might pull on the leash sometimes, and occasionally make the executive decision that it would be more fun to play tug with the leash than walk around the block again, but her enthusiasm is completely contagious! She seems to have a fair amount of energy, but I don’t think it will be difficult to burn off given her great love of toys. When I threw an unfamiliar one for her she scoped it out like it was a UFO before play bowing to it and then darting away as if it might start to chase her! She eventually realized it was a ball and went to town. She loves fetch, too, and entertains herself in her cage with plush toys. Ginger might be goofy, but she’s also very intelligent. She knows “sit” and “paw”, seems houebroken, and is very engaging. She’s super friendly and after she’s run around a bit she can be very cuddly. She has a really sweet carefree, joyful way about her, is super wiggly and trusting with new people, and always manages to make me smile…please come see her at Brooklyn ACC!
01/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 01/4/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, 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 jumps on Assessor once play begins. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Ginger was playful and friendly. She was sociable and allowed handling from the assessor. PLAYGROUP: Ginger was surrender as a stray, so her past behavior with other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Ginger displays hyper-motivated behavior. She begins to chase then throw herself onto the other dog. As they run around, she becomes over-aroused and grabs his cheeks. She is unable to decrease her arousal level. Due to this display of hyper-motivated behaviors, the Behavior Department recommends that Ginger be the only resident dog in a home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 01/03/17 Ginger allowed all handling during her initial medical examination. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience) _x_Single-dog home, Recommend no dog parks (Due to the hyper-motivated behavior Ginger has displayed while here at the Care Center, the Behavior Department recommends that Ginger not be placed in a home with other dogs until she has been given adequate time to decompress from the shelter environment and her behavior towards others dogs can be further investigated. All interactions should be supervised and the Behavior Department recommends reward-based, force-free training to aid Ginger in learning how to appropriately interact with other dogs.)
01/04/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Ginger was surrender as a stray, so her past behavior with other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Ginger displays hyper-motivated behavior. She begins to chase then throw herself onto the other dog. As they run around, she becomes over-aroused and grabs his cheeks. She is unable to decrease her arousal level. Due to this display of hyper-motivated behaviors, the Behavior Department recommends that Ginger be the only resident dog in a home. 1/04: When greeting a novel male dog, she slams against the gate, while hard barking. She immediately rushes the social greeter, and continually slams her body on him, ignoring his signs of look aways. 1/06: Ginger continues to display hyper-motivated behavior at the gate. When she is let in, she begins to chase the male then throw herself onto him. As they run around, she becomes over-aroused and grabs his cheeks. The session is ended immediately. 1/10: Ginger continues to display hyper-motivated behavior as she attempts to engage in play. She beings to bite the playful male’s face and is unable to decrease her arousal level.
01/03/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scanned negative sex:female age:approximately 1 yr BARH ear,eyes and nose is clear teeth:clean ear mites negative fleas negative allowed to handling during examin ambx4 NOSF
01/17/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
01/17/17 CIRDC noted on rounds S/O: QAR. Attention seeking. Eating well. Regurgitated small amount of dry food EENT: Eyes clear, mucoid nasal discharge HL: Coughing A: CIRDC P: Rec doxycycline 300mg po q24 x 10 days. Excellent prognosis
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