NAHLA – A1073960
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My name is NAHLA. My Animal ID # is A1073960.
I am a female black and white chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 2 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/16/2016 from NY 10453, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/16/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 10.8 LBS.
DEWORMED WITH PYRANTEL PAMOATE IN FOOD 1 ML APPLIED ACTIVYL TOPICALLY
05/16/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/06/15 09:16 Basic Information: Nahla A1073960 is an approx 1 yr old female Chihuahua/terrierl mix that is being surrender due to the owner being evicted from her apartment. She has not been to the vet and has no medical issues that the owner is aware of. Social Life & Personality: Nahla has been around children and interacts with them in a gentle playful manner. Around other dogs, she also acts the same and is playful and relaxed. She lived with a cat an liked to play with her and chase her around the house. She was kept only indoors and is housebroken. She is described as having a medium activity level and is playful, confident, and friendly. Behavior Issues: Nahla has never bitten a person or another animal according to the owner. Nahla doesn’t have any guarding issues. She is not bothered when any items are taken away from her (toys, rawhide, food). She likes baths, does not mind nail trimming and is brushed. She is not bothered and is very friendly (tail wag, wants to play) when somebody unfamiliar approaches the yard or family member.S he is also not bothered when she is disturbed while sleeping. For a New Family to Know: Nahla knows a few basic commands like sit, down, and give paw according to the owner. Nahla went for slow walks on a leash and let out into the yard for daily exercise. She enjoys all sorts of dog toys. Nahla has not been crate trained. When in the home, Nahla is the type to follow you around seeking love and affection. When left alone, she is very well behaved. During storms/fireworks, she is nervous and will hide. She was fed puppy chow. She does not eat beneful, it will make her vomit and sick. Behavior Upon intake: Upon intake, Nahla was very very fearful and growled when i approached. When her leash was switched from harness to slipleash, she began to thrash back and forth. The owner collared her, scanned her and helped with the medical exam to reduce the stress. She also transferred her into a kennel.
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05/19/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Nahla came into our center along with a cat as an owner surrender due to the owner being evicted. It is reported she has been around children and other dogs, gentle and playful. Owner reports Nahla is housebroken and well behaved when left in the home. It is reported she isn’t bothered if anyone touches her Food, Toys, Treats. It is reported Nahla is fearful of storms and fireworks, will hide. She is described as playful, confident, friendly. Upon intake, Nahla was very fearful, growled when approached, thrashing during leashing, requiring owner to place in kennel. Nahla was social, friendly, soft, and interested in handler upon entering SAFER assessment room, jumping up to solicit attention, but did not connect or interact with assessor. When positioned for SAFER assessment, Nahla was extremely sensitive to the touch and uncomfortable, jumped back and began thrashing on leash, therefore remaining tactile items were skipped. She showed minimal interest in Toy, though this may be due to being stressed in the shelter environment as owner reports she enjoys all sorts of dog toys. When off leash with other dogs, Nahla greets, sniffs, but corrects pushy attempts at play or interaction. Although Nahla’s behavior never escalated to aggression, she did not allow touch when unfamiliar with someone and therefore must be placed with a New Hope partner. She would benefit from a slow approach/slow introduction, possibly an initial interaction without leash. Toy 1. No interest. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Nahla greets, sniffs, but corrects pushy attempts at play or interaction.
05/18/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Nahla greets, sniffs, but corrects pushy attempts at play or interaction. 5/19 update: Nahla greets, sniffs, and remains engaged.
05/16/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Limited exam Microchip: Negative Sex: Female Age~ Approx- 1 yr, 2 months BARH AMBX4 Eyes: Clear / wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: white and clean BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Any injuries: None seen Behavior: Growling and not allow to handle during exam Medication: None NOSF
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