LILY – A1115939
Gone - 6-26-2017 Manhattan
My name is LILY. My Animal ID # is A1115939.
I am a female blue and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/20/2017 from NY 10457, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
06/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Lily A1115939 is at-risk for New Hope Only behavior. Lily has only allowed minimal handling since intake and becomes tense and displays appropriate warning signals when approached (growls, barks and snaps).
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/24/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 46.0 LBS.
Pending surgery due to behavior. Nosf
06/20/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/20/17 12:40 Basic Information: Lily is one year old medium size breed dog. She was given to owner when she was three years old from someone who was selling puppies. She appears healthy and has no health concerns. Owner surrendered Lily due to living situation. Social Life and Personality: Lily lived with two adults and children ages 10, 12, 13, and 16 years old. Owner stated Lily is friendly towards strangers and everyone in the household. He plays gentle and can be really tolerant of others. Lily lived with a small breed dog (Chihuahua) and owner stated she always was respectful and playful. She sniff other dogs on walks no matter their size and is very tolerant of them. Lily lived with a cat as well and owner stated Lily was relaxed and respectful towards the cat as well. Lily was mostly indoors and activity level was high. Owner describes Lily as friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable. Behavior: Lily has never bitten or scratched anyone owner stated. She allows owner to touch her food bowl while eating, take toys and treats away from her mouth. She isn’t bothered by getting off furniture or being restrained. She lives to get baths and to be brushed. Lily was given a nail trim 6 month ago as well and didn’t mind being pampered. She barks when someone knocks on the dog but sniff people who comes around owner. For a New Family to Know: Lily is trained to use the bathroom on grass and cement three times a day. She doesn’t play on leash and walks slow with owner. She likes to follow owner around the house and play with her toys such as balls, stuffed and ropes. She eats dry food called Dog Chow twice a day and will sleep in her dog bed. Lily use to be crate trained and knows commands such as sit, down, stay and give paw (sometimes) Intake Behavior: Upon intake Lily was nervous and tense. She mainly stayed next to her owner. Her tail was tucked after owner left. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed limited handling.
No Web Memo
06/24/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 6/20/17 Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults, children (Ages 10,12,13 &16) a small breed dog and a cat Behavior toward strangers: Social Behavior toward children: Gentle and Tolerant Behavior toward dogs: Social and Respectful Behavior toward cats: Relaxed and Respectful Resource guarding: None Reported Bite history: None Reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Social, affectionate and excitable with a high activity level Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: Lily is difficult to remove from the kennel, lunging and barking at handlers who approach her. She has also allowed minimal handling from her caretakers. Out of concern for her stress levels and her response to restraint, we feel Lily 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: 6/23: When introduced off leash to a male dog, Lily is anxious and seeks exit, avoiding interaction. The previous owner of Lily describes her behavior around other dogs as “social and respectful”. The behavior department recommends allowing Lily a period of decompression before immediate introductions to unfamiliar dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 06/20/17 Upon intake Lily was tense MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/20/17 During her initial medical exam Lily was tense ENERGY LEVEL: Lily’s owner described her as having a high energy level. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Lily has been removed from her kennel by select handlers, to who she solicits attention and accepts petting from. Lily becomes tense when approached by a novice person.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in shelter, we recommend Lily 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 Lily to acclimate comfortably to her new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Lily to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Lily presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Lily has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times, especially when a person is reaching over her. It is important to always go slow and give Lily the option to walk away from any social interaction. Lily should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Lily’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Lily may do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Lily has snapped during her stay in our care centers when uncomfortable; guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Lily to new and unfamiliar situations
06/23/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
6/23: When introduced off leash to a male dog, Lily is anxious and seeks exit, avoiding interaction. The previous owner of Lily describes her behavior around other dogs as “social and respectful”. The behavior department recommends allowing Lily a period of decompression before immediate introductions to unfamiliar dogs. Future introductions should be supervised and conducted at a slow pace.
06/20/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1-2 Microchip noted on Intake? n History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – nervous, tail tucked, but very submissive and waggy when approached slowly Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 60 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Plan: ohe Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
06/24/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating NH ONLY
06/24/17 14:01 S/O: pre-spay exam lunging with barred teeth at door of kennel no nasal discharge no c/s A: aph at this time based on visual exam P: 100mg Trazadone PO BID x 5days
Generated on Jun 25 2017 6:01PM
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