GRIFFIN – A1112324
Safe - 7-23-2017 Manhattan
My name is GRIFFIN. My Animal ID # is A1112324.
I am a spayed female brown and white chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 07/09/2017 from NY 10472, owner surrender reason stated was LLORDPRIVA.
07/20/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Griffin A1112324 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination, including a multiple bite history. She has been social with her consistent caretakers when brought outside, though she kept distance and displayed warning behaviors toward the assessor and thus could not receive a handling assessment. She was released for rescue placement only after her bite quarantine.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/10/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 7.6 LBS.
07/10/17 11:17 1398 Patient scanned for microchip. Microchip present and matches the number recorded in record. No rabies booster needed. Last rabies vaccine given in May 2017. Date: 7/10/17 Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac 1 DAPPv Serial Number: 02121715C Location of Vaccination:RFL Revaccination Date:7/24/18 for booster Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra trac 3 Serial Number: 00541372B Location of Vaccination:IN Revaccination Date: 7/10/18 HW test= Negative Flea/Tick Product: Advantix II Dewormer: 0.35 MLs PO
07/09/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/09/17 10:01 For a New Family to Know Cont. …She wanders some but comes when called while off leash at the dog park. During Intake: Griffin was receptive to all handling and allowed collaring. She chew through half her rainbow temp leash and the admissions counselor provided her with a second leash. She had a very loose and wiggly body. She jumped on the admissions counselor’s lap no matter how high he was sitted. Her tail would not stop wagging during the intake. She followed commands like “sit” and tolerated being petted in her head.
No Web Memo
07/17/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 7/9/17, second stay at care center Spayed, Owner Surrender (In previous home for one month) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Fearful, especially around men Behavior toward children: Tolerant Behavior toward dogs: Respectful Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Yes, growls when her food bowl was touched when she was eating. Bite history: Yes, Griffin has bitten two people. The first bite took place when a man entered the apartment and went to pick her up. She growled and backed away, then bit the man leaving a bruise. The second bite occurred when the superintendent in the building leaned over to pet her head, she rushed forward and bit his hand, breaking skin. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Griffin is described as a friendly and confident with a high activity level. KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/17/17 Unaltered Female, Stray, first stay at care center SAFER ASSESSMENT: 7/17/17 Summary: Due to Griffin’s multiple bite history and fearful behavior towards to assessor (barking, maintaining distance), an assessment was not preformed. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Summary INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Griffon had a loose body and allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 7/9/17 During her initial medical exam, Griffin was social, active, and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Griffin’s previous owner described her as having a high level of activity. She is a young, enthusiastic, 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: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to Griffin’s multiple bite history, we recommend an adult only home. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to Griffin’s multiple bite history and fearful behaviors towards some new people, the behavior department recommends Griffin be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Griffin to acclimate comfortably to her new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Griffin to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Griffin presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: While social with many handlers, Griffin displays fearful behavior towards some (avoiding and barking). She has shown that when she is pushed, she will bite. It is important to always go slow and give Griffin the option to walk away from any social interaction. Griffin should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Griffin’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Griffin would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings. _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression: Griffin has a multiple bite history when new people have reached for her. Griffin needs careful behavior modification and management to prevent future bites. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training methods for Griffin as more aversive techniques are likely to increase fear and increase the risk of aggression. _X_Resource guarding: Griffin’s previous owner notes that she may growl when her food bowl is approached. We recommend that Griffin be left along while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in her future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Griffin’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. She should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games.
05/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/19: When off leash with other dogs, Biloxi will ignore interaction but will solicit attention from the handler. 5/20-5/21: Biloxi briefly greets other dogs, then wanders the pen, and seeks attention from the handler.
07/09/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was AVERAGE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 3 years Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : adopted from MACC in May 2017 and returned due to biting several people Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – friendly, energetic; allows handling, likes to be held Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; mild-moderate tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: spayed; spay scar on abdomen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment Healthy adult Plan rec’d regular tooth brushing to prevent further tartar build up Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: spayed
07/10/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 3 years (based on our previous estimation) Microchip noted on Intake? Scanned positive History : Adopted from ACC in May 2017 – returned Subjective: Timid, cuddles into handler. Allows exam if I move slowly. Objective BAR-H, MMs pink and moist, BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Mild dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female, spay tattoo visible MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Normal externally Assessment: Mild tartar Plan: Recommend daily tooth brushing and regular dental cleanings Prognosis: Excellent 1088
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