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My name is RAPPY. My Animal ID # is A1101998.
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I am a spayed female gray and white staffordshire mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/22/2017 from NY 10474, owner surrender reason stated was FIRE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
01/26/2017 Exam Type BEHAVIORPART2 – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 46.6 LBS.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment, as well as concerning behavior displayed in the care center, the behavior department recommends Rappy be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Rappy to acclimate comfortably to her new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Rappy to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Rappy presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Reactivity towards humans was noted by the previous owner (growling at some new people). Rappy has demonstrated this behavior in the care center by charging at, freezing, and snapping at a staff member. Because this appears to present a challenge outside of the care centers, guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly advised to assess this behavior and modify/manage as needed.)
01/27/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
DOG INFORMATION SHEET Rappy is friendly and outgoing towards strangers, unless she gets a bad feeling about them or if they’re scared (she’ll growl). She’s lived and spent time around kids of all ages and is relaxed and playful with them. She plays gently with them and will play more exuberantly with adults. She’s lived with small dogs who she’s relaxed and playful with and will act the same way towards most dogs on the street but sometimes, like people, will get a bad feeling and will growl. She’s lived with cats and was more playful with them then the dogs. Rappy’s never bitten another animal but has bitten a person about a year ago during a high stress situation of moving from place to place and didn’t have a good feeling about them. During loud noises such as thunderstorms, Rappy isn’t bothered but is alert and will bark. She isn’t bothered when her food bowl and treats are taken away and will think her owner is playing when it’s a toy being taken. When her owner pulls her off of furniture, she doesn’t care and will just hop back up. When held from something she wants, won’t care but will pull forward if it’s from a dog. She loves being brushed and will rollover when it’s time to get her nails trimmed. She will bark when someone unfamiliar approaches her home or humans but if she gets a good feeling, will warm-up and become friendly in no time. Rappy’s owners describe her as friendly, affectionate, playful, mellow, and excitable. She has a low-medium activity level and when she’s ready to play enjoys chewing on balls, squeaky toys, and stuffed animals (but will perform surgery on the toy to get the squeaky out). She also loves wrestling her owners and playing tug with rope. Her owners love how she lays in their laps, thinking she’s a lap dog. When her humans are home, she either follows them around or checks up on where they are, consistantly. Rappy is kept mostly indoors and loves sleeping on her owner’s bed or on the couch. She’s very house-trained and rarely has accidents (she can be left alone for up at least 12 hours). She goes potty outside, and is very well-behaved when left alone. However, if she hasn’t been fed or gone outside in a long time, she has a tendency to find an item of her owners and chew it up. Rappy knows sit, come, down, stay, no, and go to your bed (which could be anywhere you point). For exercise, she enjoys brisk walks on leash and off-leash walks in the park.
No Web Memo
01/26/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile 1/22/17 Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender (length of time in previous home) Previously lived with: Adults, children (all ages), small dogs, and cats. Behavior toward strangers: Sometimes friendly and outgoing, sometimes will growl. Behavior toward children: Relaxed and playful. Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and playful with the dogs she lived with, some dogs she meets outside she is playful with, others she will growl at. Behavior toward cats: Playful Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: Bit a person about a year ago, severity and circumstances of the bite unknown. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Rappy’s is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, mellow, and excitable with a low-medium activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 1/26/17 Summary: Rappy has demonstrated concerning behavior in the care center by freezing, charging, and snapping at a staff member while outside. Out of concern for her stress levels and safety, we feel Rappy is not a good candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of her behavior in her previous home. PLAYGROUP: Summary MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/22/17 During her initial medical exam, Rappy was very tense and nervous, she resisted handling and was growling. ENERGY LEVEL: Her previous owner describes Rappy as an moderately enthusiastic dog. Rappy is a young, enthusiastic dog. She will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him/her engaged and exercised.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
01/22/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan negative female intact very nervous, tense, resisted handling, growling underweight placed TID feeding sign subcutaneous mass on back mild tartar clean EEN clean coat unable to MC and HWT at this time due to behavior NOSF
01/24/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
01/24/17 12:00 s/o: Muzzled, but calm. Allows all handling. front teeth clean een wnl bcs 4/9 no spay scar, mgts felt dermal mass, 1″ diameter, firm and movable in skin of right flank a; mass p: mass most likely benign recc fna once placed vs excision good prognosis
Generated on Jan 27 2017 6:00PM
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