NELSI – 9281
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NELSI – 9281
**SAFER: EXPERIENCED/NO YOUNG CHILDREN**
Location: Manhattan Intake Date: 10/9/17 Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 9 years Sex: Female
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 9yr reported; Microchip noted on Intake? n; History : o surrender; Subjective:; Observed Behavior -quiet, allows exam; Objective T = P =80 R =wnl BCS 6/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears stenotic; brown dc, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: fractured canine, brown staining; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: no SS seen; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, scar on head, 1″ skin mass on head, parietal area; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: otitis, chronic, mass on head, fx tooth; Prognosis: good; Plan: otibiotic bid x 10d, may need long term tx; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Nelsi is a 9 years old spayed female dog. She was given to his previous owner as a gift from a family member when she was a puppy. She was surrendered because her previous owner was moving to a no pets allowed building.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 3 children, 1 dog
How is this dog around strangers? She was friendly around strangers.
How is this dog around children? She lived with a 2 years old, 3 years old, and 16 years old child whom she was playful with. She played somewhat rough with adults and children.
How is this dog around other dogs? She was relaxed around other dogs and lived with her sibling who was a 9 years old neutered male. She was very playful with her brother.
How is this dog around cats? She has not been around other cats.
Resource guarding: She does not guard his food bowl, toys or treats.
Bite history: She has no bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: Medium
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know She was described as an independent and excitable dog. She was very good with the kids and loved playing fetch. She was kept mostly indoors. She sat on command and pulled lightly on the leash.
She had a loose body and waggy tail upon intake. She followed the admissions counselor willingly and sat down for pictures.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 11-Oct-2017
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted, body posture is stiff and fearful, tail is low and not moving. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity:2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, tail is between legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick.
Tag:2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is likely crouching, may have a long lip or lip lick.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Nelsi slowly approached the assessor in the assessment room. She appeared fearful, having a tense body, but allowed all handling.
10/10: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog, Nelsi is a bit cautious, tenses when approached. She actively keeps distance from the greeter dog.
Date of intake:9-Oct-2017
Summary: Upon intake, Nelsi had a loose body
Date of initial: 10-Oct-2017
Summary: During her initial medical exam, Nelsi was quiet and allowed handling.
EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
Recommendations: No young children (under 5)
Recommendations comments: No young children: Due to the behavior seen in the care center, we feel that Nelsi may be intimidated by young children. She needs a slow approach and time to warm up.
Potential challenges: Fearful
Potential challenges comments: Fearful: Nelsi is a fearful at the care center. It is important to always go slow and give Nelsi the option to walk away from any social interaction. Nelsi should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Nelsiâ€™s choice to approach a new person or thing. Nelsi would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings.
Experience no young children
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- TIGER - 9280
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