NENA – A1102460
Gone - 2-2-2017 Manhattan
My name is NENA. My Animal ID # is A1102460.
I am a spayed female brown and black labrador retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 10 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/29/2017 from NY 11434, owner surrender reason stated was OWN EVICT. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-087267.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/01/2017 Exam Type BEHAVIORPART2 – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 51.8 LBS.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Nena has been extremely timid and hesitant to interact during her time at the care center. This, in addition to her previous owner’s notes of unknown behavior around children, causes us to feel that Nena will be most comfortable and most likely to thrive in an adult-only home. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the warning and distance-increasing behaviors shown in the care center, as well as Nena’s multiple bite history, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address the biting and underlying anxiety Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Nena has been observed to display fearful behavior during her stay at our care centers; at times will avoid interaction and shy away from direct-touch. Nena easily startles and is made uncomfortable by loud noises and sudden movement and will display proper warning signals as well as increase distance from anything that may present a threat. We cannot be certain if any other behavior is suppressed as a result of his environment. A period of decompression is advised before introduction or exposure to new and unfamiliar situations. Force-free, reward based training is advised. _X_Multiple-bite history/risk of future aggression
01/29/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/29/17 22:13 Basic: Nena is a 1yr 9mo female spayed old lab/husky mix. Her owner got her when her owner’s dogs had a litter. She has lived with her owner her whole life. Her owner is being evicted and has to surrender Nena and Nena’s father. Nena has no injuries or health problems. She was last at the vet in Summer 2016 to get spayed. Socialization: Around strangers Nena is shy for a few minutes but then friendly. She has not been around any children. She plays exuberantly with adults. She lived with 2 big dogs, her mother and father and was very respectful and playful with her mother and respectful of her father, except not when it comes to food. She spent time with a Chihuaha whom she fought with, and a Yorkie puppy whom she was friendly with. She played gently with other dogs. She has spent time with cats and was respectful of 2 of them, but did not get along with one and would chase. She bit a person 6 months ago when the person got in the middle of a dog fight over food. She bit another animal, the Chihuaha who was barking at her, 8 months ago. Behavior: Nena destroys stuff indoors and has eaten through wall. She isnt bothered by fireworks/storms. Nena isnt bothered when someone takes away her food while eating/takes a bone,rawhide away/takes a toy away/gets pushed off furniture/is held or restrained/is disturbed while sleeping/gets a bath/gets brushed. She has never had a nail trim. She will bark and sometimes growl when someone unfamiliar approaches her home or family member. For new family: Nena is described as affectionate/playful/friendly/
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02/01/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 1/29/17 Spayed, Owner Surrender (In previous home for one year and nine months) Previously lived with: Adults and two large dogs, her parents. Behavior toward strangers: Shy at first, then becomes friendly. Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Respectful and playful of the dogs she lived with, other dogs she plays gently with, except for a Chihuahua she spent time with who she fought with. Behavior toward cats: Spent time with three cats, she was respectful of two of them but would chase the third. Resource guarding: None reported. Bite history: Yes, bit a person when the person got in the middle of a dog fight over food and bit a Chihuahua who was barking at her. Severity of the bites is not reported. Housetrained: Yes, will only go in the grass when off leash. Energy level/descriptors: Nena is described as affectionate, playful, friendly, shy, and fearful with a high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/1/17 Summary: Nena appeared fearful upon entering the assessment room though solicited attention from assistant, allowing handling. When the assessor attempted to interact with Nena she accepted pets though lip-curled and froze when assistant handed the leash over. Due to the behaviors observed, and out of concern for her stress level, we do not feel it is appropriate to perform a handling assessment at this time. Please review the full owner surrender profile for information on Nena’s behavior in his previous home as a guideline. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Proximity Sensitive: These dogs have had a poor history of social experience with other dogs or could be extremely fearful in the shelter environment. They are socially shy and may exhibit fearful body posturing (tucked tail, head low, snarling etc), defensive posturing (lunging, barking, snarling etc.) or physically avoid/ignore other dogs. They will emit warning signals to the other dog to back away but if they are forced to interact they may snap. PLAYGROUP: Nena has displayed fearful and avoidant behavior during interaction with other dogs in the care center. Nena would benefit from being given an appropriate period of decompression before immediate introductions to unfamiliar dogs. Future introductions should be conducted slowly, on a one on one basis. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/29/17 During her initial medical exam Nena was very tense. ENERGY LEVEL:
01/30/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Nena has displayed fearful and avoidant behavior during interaction with other dogs in the care center. The behavior department feels that Nena would benefit from being given an appropriate period of decompression before immediate introductions to unfamiliar dogs. Future introductions should be conducted slowly, on a one on one basis. 1/30: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Nena is nervous and remains focused on the exit. She allows the greeter dog to approach and sniff. 2/1: Nena is fearful and avoidant of interaction. She only briefly sniffs dogs nearby, then retreats.
01/29/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
1/29/17 Sex: Female Scan: Negative Estimated age: 1 year and 9 months as reported by previous owner (was born in the home) Fleas: No flea dirt. S: Shivering, tail between legs, very stiff body, head down, no eye contact. Lifting one front paw. Muzzled for exam. VERY nervous. Defecated and urinated during exam. No sign of aggression. O: BAR-H, BCS 5/9. EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. No oral exam. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Tense. M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Female, scar palpated in ventral abdominal musculature. A: Apparently healthy young adult female dog Short-term prognosis: Excellent P: No treatment needed at this time. 1088
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