ISABELLA – 15144
Safe - 4-23-2018 Manhattan
ISABELLA – 15144
Intake Date : 3/26/18 Intake Type: Return
Medical Behavior: Yellow Age: 1 year Sex: Spayed female
Weight: 32 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 1y3w; Microchip noted on Intake? yes; History : Return due to anxiety and rough play.Subjective: BARH, very energetic, playful, jumps on you. Low growled once during PE, placed muzzle, and was well behaved for the remainder of exam; Observed Behavior -Objective T =; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 5.5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: muzzled; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: FS; 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:apparently healthy;Prognosis: good;Plan:ctm until transfer/adoption;needs behavior assessment;SURGERY: spayed
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Puppy Isabella is looking for action! She’s lively, loves to play, loves to run, loves to cuddle in her exuberant way, and is an all around good time girl! Isabella pulls hard on the leash, but doesn’t forget to go potty once outside, and wags her tail as we go. It’s off leash in the yard where her lively personality shines as she runs after toys, plays tug with me and is an awesome competitor (don’t tell her I let her win), and just enjoys the fun of it all. Isabella is young and could use a little training in the
manners department, and because she loves treats (sitting for them and taking them gently), she’ll learn what she needs to with positive reinforcement training (aka lots of treats). Her coat gleams, her weight is perfect for her size, and she has amazing white teeth which she shows off with her beautiful smile. Isabella is looking for an active family, couch potatoes need not apply, which doesn’t mean she doesn’t appreciate a good cuddle or two or three. Isabella is ready to meet you, are you ready for her?
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment:3-Dec-2017
Look:2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity:1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
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. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary:Isabella approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. She jumped up on the assessor several times in a social manner. She allowed all handling and displayed no concerning behaviors.
12/2/17 : When introduced off leash to a male dog, Isabella greets politely and is highly tolerant of the male dog sniffing and licking her face and ears.
3/27/18: Isabella is a bit tense upon greeting, loosens up and engages in very pushy play.
Date of intake:1-Dec-2017
Summary:Isabella approached the counselor with a low, wagging tail, but jumped away when she was handled.
Date of initial:2-Dec-2017
Summary:Isabella was active, social, and allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL:We have no history on Isabella 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)
Potential challenges:Basic manners/poor impulse control
Potential challenges comments:Basic manners/poor impulse control: 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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