KENSIE – 27252
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KENSIE – 27252
Intake Date : 5/6/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 9 year Sex: Spayed Female
Weight: 47 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: Reported 9 years based on microchip Microchip noted on Intake? Yes History : Found by police, stray Subjective: BAR, tense and hunched with tail tucked for exam, exam performed with soft muzzle in place Objective : P = 100bpm R = wnl BCS = 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears cropped and clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: not performed – muzzled PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense, Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female – spay scar visible MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Externally normal Assessment: Apparently healthy Prognosis: Good Plan: Recommend adoption. Continue to monitor while at BACC.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 8-May-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog 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: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends (may need coaxing to approach). Dog is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Paw squeeze 1: 3. Dog is soft in body and eye, and moves legs/body so that the Assessor is unable to hold the paw.
Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all.
Flank squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Kensie came into the assessment room calm and quiet, she was friendly and affectionate towards the handlers with a slow approach.
PLAY GROUP :
Kensie was brought in as a stray so her behavior around other dogs is unknown. Here at the Care Centers, Kensie is calm and mostly explores the yard. She bounce a few times when interacting with a sexually motivated male, but eventually corrected him when he became persistent. The Behavior Department recommends that Kensie be placed in a home with resident dogs that are respectful and matches her calm demeanor.
5/7: When off leash at the Care Center, Kensie is a bit nervous, slightly lowered posture, hesitant to greet the novel male dog. Eventually she does, remains soft when exchanging some sniffs then wanders away to explore the yard. Kensie occasionally checks in with the other dog throughout her session.
5/8: Kensie politely greets a nervous dog, before exploring the yard.
5/9-12: Today, Kensie was introduced to a calm but sexually motivated male. She manages herself around him by offering a few play bows and spins, but eventually delivers corrections before walking away. Towards the end of her session, she is assertive and attempts to mount the novel male dog.
5/13: Kensie was introduced to a social female dog today. She mostly solicited play with soft bounces but mounted her two times when she was not getting attention or reciprocation from the other dog.
Date of intake: 6-May-2018
Date of initial: 7-May-2018
Summary: Tense, hunched with her tail tucked
ENERGY LEVEL: Kensie displays a low to medium activity level in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
Potential challenges: Fearful
Potential challenges comments: Fearful: The behavior department recommends allowing Kensie to approach her potential new adopters at her own pace. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Kensie to new and unfamiliar situations.
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