DR DAHLIA aka LINCOLN – A1100535
Safe - 12-31-2016 Manhattan
My name is DR DAHLIA. My Animal ID # is A1100535.
I am a male brown and tan chihuahua sh and min pinscher mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/26/2016 from NY 10454, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/28/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 17.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
PET PROFILE MEMO
No Pet Profile Memo
12/29/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: “I am a little man but I am so scared in this huge place full of strangers and zillions of barking dogs, most of them, so big… Maybe they want to hurt me… I do not want to get out of my kennel…I am not moving… A nice lady with fairy tale hair came to my door. I kind of liked her. Maybe she will protect me, give me treats… Lets give her a chance…” And this is how, puppy Dr Dahlia ended up on that particular staff lap and into her arms… Although very cautious, he let some other people approach him carefully while he was holding onto his friend for dear life. To my surprise, I found him late last night, right at his den’s door. Dr Dahlia took some boiled chicken from my hand, lets himself leashed and accompanied me to the front yard….No teeth or growl involved….There is no doubt that Dr Dahlia need some more work with people and dogs alike but he had a promising breakthrough yesterday that gave us hope to see him leading soon a happy life as a pet…Come and meet Dr Dahlia at the Manhattan Care Center. This young prince needs experienced hands, a gentle master, teacher and a safe haven.
12/29/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None Unaltered male, stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 12/29/16 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is stiff and fearful; his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 5. Dog growls. Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: Dr Dahlia appears very fearful, avoiding being touched and growling during sensitivity. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Selective: These dogs can succeed with certain other dogs, but may be more selective or picky. They may dislike certain ‘types’ of dogs or styles of dog play so they may require extra supervision when interacting with other dogs. PLAYGROUP: Dr Dahlia has not yet appeared comfortable in the presence of dogs in the care center but warms up with each interaction. The behavior department feels that Dr Dahlia could go to a home with another dog that is calm and respectful. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 12/26/16 During initial medical exam Dr Dahlia appeared to be very nervous, scared, resisted handling, showing teeth ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Dr Dahlia appears very fearful at the care center. He backs away from people, barking, growling, and at times snapping. He has shown that given time and patience, he can warm up to people. He will need a very slow approach and need to be given ample time to make new friends. It is important he has an initially calm and quiet home environment where he can has time to acclimate. Positive reinforcement, reward based training should be implemented when introducing him to new people and environments.)
12/28/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Dr Dahlia has not yet appeared comfortable in the presence of dogs in the care center but warms up with each interaction. The behavior department feels that Dr Dahlia could go to a home with another dog that is calm and respectful. 12/28: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Dr Dahlia is fearful in the yard. He approaches and intently sniffs the greeter dog. He becomes a bit tense, stands on the back of the helper dog, and begins to growl. 12/29: Dr Dahlia avoids approach from other dogs and seeks attention from a select handler. 12/30: Dr Dahlia will greet both large and small dogs politely but mostly spends his time exploring the yard.
12/26/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative young male intact very nervous, scared, resisted handling, showing teeth clean teeth, eyes, ears, nose clean coat NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Dec 30 2016 6:00PM
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