LAYLA – A1113134
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My name is LAYLA. My Animal ID # is A1113134.
I am a female gray and white staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/25/2017 from NY 11373, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P.
05/29/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Layla A1113134 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. She was surrendered due to behavior concerns and has tolerated only minimal handling and interaction in the care center.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/25/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 74.6 LBS.
effipro plus given topically Pyrantel in food Heartworm test negative Microchip inserted Canine DAPP Product Name: nobivac Serial Number: 02121712C Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 06/08/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra Trac Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 11/25/17 Rabies Product Name: nobivac Serial Number 188844 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 05/25/18 Veterinarian: Dr. 1276
05/25/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/25/17 14:21 Layla is a year old staffordshire terrier. She was given to her owner by a friend and she has had her for 6 months. She is unable to control Layla around strangers and has two other dogs and 5 children. Owner stated Layla suffers from allergies and has a skin condition from her allergies. Around strangers, Layla will bark at them and growl. Owner states her previous owners did not socialize her enough and she is afraid to do so due to her behavior now. Layla has never actually bitten a person or an animal. She has lived with children, ranging from 2, 7, 9, 16, and 18, and was very playful and gentle with all of them. She was very attached to the 2 and 7 year olds and often followed them around the house. She plays gently with people but may jump up on people and knock them over. She lived with two other staffordshires, ages 6 and 8 years. When both females were in heat, Layla would bark and growl at the other female. Layla has not lived with any cats so her behavior is unknown. Her owner states that Layla must be kept on a walking schedule because she may pee and poop in the house if she misses her walks. During thunderstorms and frireworks, Layla is not bothered by it. Owner states Layla is not bothered when her food bowl is touched or having anything removed from her mouth. Layla loves to pick up branches and won’t let go of them so easily if she manages to geta hold of one. She is not bothered by getting a bath or having her nails trimmed.She will growl and bark when strangers approach her or if she sees them on the streets. Layla is described as an outgoing dog who can also be a calm dog who loves to stay at home with the owner’s children. She loves to play with stuffed animals and playing with the young children. She was kept mostly indoors and fed dry food twice a day. She was crated trained previously but her owners did not continue to crate her. The owner never let her go off leash due to her behavior towards strangers.
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05/27/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for: Layla A1113134 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 5/25/17 Unaltered female, Owner surrender (Lived in previous home for 6 months) Previously lived with: Adults, children(ages 2,7,9,16, and 18. Two other dogs (ages 6, 8 years old) Behavior toward strangers: Layla will bark and growl Behavior toward children:Playful Behavior toward dogs: Barks at resident dogs Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Needs to be on a careful and consistent walking schedule or will have accidents inside Energy level/descriptors: Layla is described as an outgoing dog who can also be a calm dog Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/27/17 Toy: 1. No interest Summary: Layla would not allow any form of approach as she is highly uncomfortable, tense, growling and whale eyed. Out of concern for her stress levels and her response to restraint, we feel Layla is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of her behavior in her previous home. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Layla is nervous as she briefly interacts with calm male and female dogs. According to Layla’s previous guardian, Layla lived with two other dogs, ages 6 and 8 years. When both females were in heat, Layla would bark and growl at the other female. The Behavior Department recommends that Layla be placed with spayed female or male resident dogs that match her calm sociability. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 5/25/17 Layla barked at strangers upon intake and counselor was unable to handle her during intake. She was muzzled due to this behavior; She kept growling at handler though tolerated some touch. Upon being approached again, she snapped towards handler. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/25/17 Layla was tense and wary, growling, and lunged during her initial medical examination. ENERGY LEVEL: Due to her fear, Layla displays a low energy in shelter; we cannot be certain of this behavior in a home environment.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Layla has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has tolerated very minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Layla has displayed fearful behavior in shelter, she displays no social behavior towards handlers and attempts to increase distance and avoid contact. Because she is so uncomfortable, Layla does not tolerate any form of human-touch and has snapped upon direct contact.
05/26/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Layla is nervous as she briefly interacts with calm male and female dogs. According to Layla’s previous guardian, Layla lived with two other dogs, ages 6 and 8 years. When both females were in heat, Layla would bark and growl at the other female. The Behavior Department recommends that Layla be placed with spayed female or male resident dogs that match her calm sociability. 5/26: Layla displays nervous body language -a tense face and tucked tail- when greeting a novel male dog. She is tolerant of his face to face greetings, but mostly keeps to herself as she explores the pen. 5/27: In a group of calm female dogs, Layla greets them briefly before keeping to herself and explores the pen. She is nervous throughout the session, displaying a tucked tail.
05/25/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/24/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 2 yrs Microchip noted on Intake? No. History : Brought in by owner, noted to have a history of skin problems and allergies. Per owner she has been on steroids before to manage skin condition. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Very tense and wary, growling, lunged once. Muzzled for exam and treatments. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=100, RR=pant. BCS=5/9. ORAL: Not examined. EENT: No ocular discharge, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: Lungs clear, no murmurs/arrhythmias, no coughing. ABD: Non painful, no masses/organomegaly palpated. U/G: Intact female, no spay scar seen. MS: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness. INTEG: Multiple papules, pustules, and epidermal collarettes over dorsum, lateral thorax, flanks, ventral chest ad abdomen. Skin very erythematous, sensitive when touched. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. A: Chronic allergic dermaitis with superficial pyoderma. R/o atopy, food allergy. P: Rx Cephalexin 500 mg 2 PO BID x 28 days. Rx Prednisolone 5 mg. 3 PO q 24 hours x 7 days, then 3 PO q 48 hours x 7 days, then 1.5 PO q 48 hours x 7 days. Rec. allergy testing and diet trial when placed. Good prognosis with appropriate management. Temporary waiver from OVH surgery due to skin infection.
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