REIGN – A1115018
Gone - 6-26-2017 Brooklyn
My name is REIGN. My Animal ID # is A1115018.
I am a spayed female black and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/17/2017 from NY 11203, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
06/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Reign A1115018 is at-risk due to behavior. Reign remains challenging to manage in the care center as she displays a high level of dog reactivity (lunging, growling barking) and poses safety risk to staff and other dogs.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/18/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 57.0 LBS.
Date: 06/16/17 Canine DAPP Product Name:Nobivac 1 DAPPv Serial Number: 02121713B Location of Vaccination:RFL Revaccination Date:07/02/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination:intra nasal Revaccination Date: 12/18/17 Rabies Product Name:Nobivac 1 Rabies Serial Number 188844 Location of Vaccination:RHL Revaccination Date:06/18/18 Veterinarian: 1355 ——————————————————– HWT Negative Flea tx Effipro applied topically Pyrantel PO
06/17/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/17/17 12:36 Reign is a 6 year old black and brown large dog. She was brought from a breeder and the owner has had her for 6 years. She has no injuries or health problems that the owner is aware of. Around strangers, Reign has no manners and will jump and lick people nonstop. She has not spent time or lived with children; the owner states that she might be too hyper to live with children. She plays very rough with adults. Owner states that she does not like cats or dogs; she starts to bark excessively and tries to chase neighborhood cats. He has not allowed Reign to interact with dogs because she does bark and tries to jump on them; he does not know if she is really excited or aggressive. She has not bitten a person or another animal. Her owner states that she has no behavioral problems at home. During storms or other loud noises, she does not seem to be bothered. She does not mind having items removed from her mouth, being bathed, or being brushed out. Her owner states that she will pull her paw back if you try to trim her nails. She gets very excited and will try to jump on people when they approach the owner. Reign is described as a very hyper, excitable, and loving dog with a very high energy level. She loves to run around and jump on people. She will play with any toy that is given to her. She eats dry food morning and night. She is house trained and will go on the grass outside during her walks. She is well behaved when left alone in the house. She loves to run and pulls very hard on leash.
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06/20/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR FOR: Reign A1115018 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 6/17/17 Spayed female, Owner surrender (Lived in previous home for 6 years) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Reign is exuberant, she will jump and lick nonstop. Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Reign starts lunging and attempting to jump on other dogs. Behavior toward cats: Reign will chase cats. Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Reign is described as a very hyper, excitable, and loving dog with a very high energy level. Other notes: She gets very excited and will try to jump on people when they approach the owner. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 6/20/17 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed 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. Dog quickly pulls back. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Toy: 3. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. Her body is tense. Summary: Reign was social towards the assessor. She was a bit tense but tolerated handling. PLAYGROUP: When greeting novel dogs at the Care Center, Reign displays stiff body language before jumping towards other dogs’ backs. Reign’s previous guardian reported that she barks at other dogs when she sees them and tries to jump on them. Due to the low sociability Reign has displayed towards other dogs, both in the Care Center and with her previous guardian, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 6/17/17 Reign is extremely friendly and jumped on everyone to say hello. Allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 6/18/17 During her initial medical examination, Reign tolerated handling though became uncomfortable upon some handling, displaying appropriate warning signals.
IN SHELTER BEHAVIOR: Since arriving at the Care Center, Reign has displayed a high level of reactvity towards other dogs (lunging, barking, snapping) coming and going from her kennel as well as off-leash in playgroup. Due to safety concerns for both staff and other dogs in the our care, placement needs to be sought as soon as possible. Please see GROUPBEHAVIOR entries for more details. ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owner reports a high activity level, which matches what we have seen in the care center. Reign displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home _X_ No children (under 13)- Her previous owners describe Reign as a high-energy dog. In the care center she has displayed a medium energy level. She may have a low threshold for arousal and needs guidance to learn how to appropriately channel that energy when she becomes overstimulated. She will need daily mental and physical stimulation and exercise, and a force-free, positive reinforcement-based training class may help her to learn impulse control and to train desirable behaviors that can be rewarded. We feel that an adult-home only will be beneficial at this time. _X_ No cats-Reign has shown an intense focus on cats and as a result poses a potential safety risk for cats. She must not go to a home with resident cats or where she may come into contact with cats. _x_ Single-dog home/Recommend no dog parks: Due to the low sociability Reign has displayed towards other dogs, both in the Care Center and with her previous guardian, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. Rewards-based, force-free training can be utilized to help decrease Reign’s reactivity towards other dogs. Potential challenges: _X_ Basic manners/Poor impulse control – Due to Reign’s high-energy level, and poor basic manners towards strangers/children . It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any anxiety and teach her to control her impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
06/19/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When greeting novel dogs at the Care Center, Reign displays stiff body language before jumping towards other dogs’ backs. Reign’s previous guardian reported that she barks at other dogs when she sees them and tries to jump on them. Due to the low sociability Reign has displayed towards other dogs, both in the Care Center and with her previous guardian, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. 6/19: When Reign was introduced to a novel male dog today, she approached the gate with a neutral posture and a slight wag. Within a few seconds, she began to bark at the dog through the gate. An attempt to place a soft muzzle on her was made, but due to her discomfort with handling, we aborted. Another attempt will be made tomorrow. 6/20: As a precaution, a muzzle is placed on Reign before she greets a novel dog. When greeting a novel dog, Reign’s body becomes stiff and she only briefly allows the greeting before lunging towards the other dog’s back. The session is ended.
06/18/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Spayed female Estimated age: 6 years Microchip noted on Intake? positive 985112008145010 History : Owner surrender Subjective: Overweight female spayed dog. Observed Behavior – At the begining Reign was very friendly and following orders but she became anxious after touching her legs. She stried to bite the rope before being muzzled. She do not like anybody restraining her. Evidence of Cruelty seen – NAF Evidence of Trauma seen – NAF Objective P = 120 bpm BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: dental staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Spayed female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment Overweight Plan No treatment recommend behavior classes. Prognosis: Good
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