PENNY – A1103947
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My name is PENNY. My Animal ID # is A1103947.
I am a female brown and white am pit bull ter. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 02/17/2017 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was PETS CONFL.
AT RISK MEMO
No At Risk Memo
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/20/2017 Exam Type BS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 71.2 LBS.
02/20/17 Pre-OVH exam. O: BARH. Very active, barking. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. H/L: Mod. dry, hacking cough. A: CIRDC. P: Delay surgery for now. Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 3.5 PO q 24 hours x 10 days. Excellent prognosis.
02/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
02/17/17 10:34 Penny is an eight year old female brown and white American Pitbull terrier. She was surrendered by her owner due to conflict with the other dog in the home. Owner stated Penny and the other female Pitbull would fight often in the home. Penny was never taken to the vet. Penny has lived with eight adults, a Pitbull and two cats. Penny is described as friendly around strangers and gets excited quickly. Owner stated she will jump on new people and occasionally knock them over. She will wag her tail and loves attention. Penny has spent time with children ages two and older, owner stated she was great with the kids. She would engage in gentle play and lick the kids. Penny lived with a four year old female Pitbull. Owner stated Penny loves attention and if the other dog was getting attention she would growl and bite the other dog. She has not bitten within the last ten days. Penny was walked about three times a week and lived in a home with a yard. She was well behaved in the yard according to owner. Penny does not mind when his food is touched while eating ot if the other dog approaches her bowl. Penny will shake when bathed or brushed, owner stated she gets nervous in the car ride and will shake as well. Penny will run towards the door when a stranger approaches the home and wag her tail, she will then jump on them. Penny has a high activity level and loves to play with tennis balls and loves fetch. Penny knows the commands sit, stay and come. Penny was muzzled when entering the care center. She had a loose wiggly body and wagged her tail and sniffed cousnelor. Muzzle was removed and she licked cousnelor and solicited attention. Penny was collared, scanned (negative) and photographed.
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02/21/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 2/17/17 Unaltered female, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults, female dog, cats Behavior towards strangers: Friendly Behavior towards children: Gentle (exposed to children aged two and up) Behavior towards dogs: Growled and has bitten resident dog Behavior towards cats: FG/RG: None reported Bite history: Penny has bitten the resident dog in the neck, resulting in lacerations, when the other dog approached Penny when in possession of a tennis ball. Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/21/17 Look: 1. Dog leans forward or jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is down with a tense body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 4. Dog freezes mouth closed. Summary: Penny was friendly and playful, though became a bit tense upon up close handling. She may require positive reinforcement behavior modification to address any potential guarding concerns that may appear in a home environment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: According to Penny’s previous owner, Penny lived with another female dog and they did not get along. The previous owner stated that Penny would lunge at the other dog if the other dog was receiving attention or came near Penny when Penny was engaging with a toy. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Penny displays slightly stiff body language when greeting a novel male dog. Due to this display of body language, along with her history, a muzzle was placed on her before she was allowed to enter the pen. Once in the pen, Penny displays neutral body language as she briefly greets the other dog and allows him to greet her. She spends the remainder of the session keeping to herself as she explores the pen. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 2/17/17 Penny was allows all handling during her initial medical exam. ENERGY LEVEL:
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below). _X_No young children: Because Penny displayed potential signals of guarding in the care center, we advise against a home without young children at this time as their challenging body language may cause conflict when Penny is engaged with a high value item. _X_Recommend no dog parks: Due to Penny’s reported behavior with the dog she lived with, the Behavior Department recommends that Penny be socialized around other dogs in a more controlled setting. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: We cannot be certain whether any guarding or possessive behavior may appear in a home environment, but we recommend adopters comfortable with safe management and modification of guarding behavior in case it does
02/18/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Penny’s previous owner, Penny lived with another female dog and they did not get along. The previous owner stated that Penny would lunge at the other dog if the other dog was receiving attention or came near Penny when Penny was engaging with a toy. 2/18: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Penny displays slightly stiff body language when greeting a novel male dog. Due to this display of body language, along with her history, a muzzle was placed on her before she was allowed to enter the pen. Once in the pen, Penny displays neutral body language as she briefly greets the other dog and allows him to greet her. She spends the remainder of the session keeping to herself as she explores the pen.
02/17/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scanned neg approx 8 year old intact female (reported age) s/o: allows all handling heart and lungs wnl area of scabby dermatitis on dorsal muzzle een wnl 6/9 bcs a: pyoderma/dermatitis p: cephalexin 500mg bid x 10d
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