REMY – A0892401
Safe - 5-21-2017 Brooklyn
My name is REMY. My Animal ID # is A0892401.
I am a spayed female tan and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
**A private donor has graciously offered to pay $500 to the New Hope partner that pulls**
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/02/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
05/15/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A0892401 Remy is At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/17/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 44.2 LBS.
Canine DAPP booster Product Name: Nobivac: DAPPv Serial Number: 02121712C Location of Vaccination: RFL pyrantel given po
05/02/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/02/17 09:25 Remy is 7 year old female American Pit bull Terrier mix; She was surrendered due to personal problems, she has no known injures or health issues and has no recent history. Around strangers Remy is friendly and outgoing when she is approached by the individual. Remy has been around children of various ages and is usually tolerant and exuberant. She has lived with an 11 year old Yorkshire terrier mix; and plays somewhat rough and has no bite history. Remy is friendly when someone touches her food bowl, although she will growl if her toys are taking away. During bath time she is tense and tries to escape out of the tub and Remy is very tense during nail trims. When she approached by an unfamiliar person she will bark at and then becomes friendly. She was described as excitable, friendly, and affectionate with a high activity level. Remy loves following the family around the home and likes to play with chew toys and tug-a-war with rope toys. She is feed dry food of the Pedigree and is feed twice a day. Shed is partially house-trained and uses the grass. Remy is well behaved and when she’s home alone and she has been crate-trained but doesn’t do well, and cries until she is let out. She knows command like sit and goes on off- leash walks and wanders some but comes when called.
05/16/2017 WEB MEMO
A staff member writes:Oh Remy! Just look at that sweet face and those adorable ears, how can you not fall in love? Remy is one of the most warm hearted, sweetest, most affectionate dogs that you’ll ever interact with. She loves all eyes on her, she loves the attention and most of all she loves cuddles and rubs. Remy is very energetic and loves to play, she loves to run and play with her toys. I love spending time with my little Remy girl, but I would love it so much more if she was to get her forever home, because she deserves that opportunity. COME SEE REMY AT BACC ASAP!!!
05/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for: Remy A0892401 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 5/2/17 Unaltered female, Owner surrender (lived in previous home for 7 years) Previously lived with: 4 Adults, Children (ages 1-16) and 1 other dog (11 year old Yorkshire Terrier) Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, Excitable Behavior toward children: Gentle and tolerant. Behavior toward dogs: Friendly, plays rough. Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: No Bite history: None Housetrained: Partially, Remy has had accidents in the home once a day. Energy level/descriptors: Remy Is affectionate and playful. She has a high energy level. Other notes: Remy is a bit tense during her bath, and having her nails trimmed. Remy likes to play fetch with a ball, and playing Tug-a-War. She has not been around any other dog outside of the household for an extended period of time. She is a bit conflicted when it comes to play with other dogs; However I believe she can do well with a little enrichment and socialization. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/4/17 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. 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 open for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play ends. Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw, licks hand. Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Summary: Remy was friendly and social towards the assessor. Remy displayed no concerning behavior during her assessment. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Remy displays stiff body language when greeting male and female dogs. When in the pen, Remy immediately jumps on the other dogs’ backs, persisting after the handlers interrupt. According to Remy’s previous guardian, Remy has lived with an 11 year old Yorkshire terrier mix; and plays somewhat rough. Due to Remy’s low sociability towards other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/3/17:Remy is social, friendly, and allows all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Her previous owner reports a high activity level, which matches what we have seen in the care center. Remy displayed high 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. We recommend a front-clipping harness to manage the pulling, along with rewarding Remy for walking nicely on leash. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below). _X_Recommend no dog park/Single dog home- Due to Remy’s reactivity towards other dogs displayed here at the Care Center, lunging and jumping on their backs, the Behavior Department recommends that she not be taken to dog parks. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help decrease Remy’s arousal level.
05/03/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Remy displays stiff body language when greeting male and female dogs. When in the pen, Remy immediately jumps on the other dogs’ backs, persisting after the handlers interrupt. According to Remy’s previous guardian, Remy has lived with an 11 year old Yorkshire terrier mix; and plays somewhat rough. Due to Remy’s low sociability towards other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that she be the only resident dog. 5/3: Remy initially ignores the other dog when she enters the pen. When she notices the other dog, Remy rushes towards the gate displaying stiff body language and begins to muzzle punch the gate. Due to the greeter’s dog lack of tolerance, they are not introduced. 5/4: Remy was introduced to a female dog today. At the gate she initially greets with a neutral posture but quickly tenses, barks and lunges at the gate. Due to this behavior, a soft muzzle is placed on Remy. Once they are allowed to meet face to face Remy jumps onto the other dog’s back and ignores the hard corrections- series of deep growls and teeth baring- that the helper dog gives her. 5/13: During his counter conditioning sessions, Remy is able to displays soft body language when greeting a dog through the fence.
05/03/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
05/03/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 6 yrs Microchip noted on Intake? Yes – #985121009008938 History : No medical concerns noted. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Social, friendly, allows all handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. P = 96 R = pant BCS=5/9 ORAL: Good dental condition, small amount of calculus along maxillary canine teeth. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA. Lungs clear, eupneic. ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female, no spay scar found. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness. Fur stained over dorsum of front paws but no skin lesions. Calluses over lateral elbows and hocks. Tip of tail – 2 cm area of hair loss, small abrasion. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. A: Apparently healthy 6 yr old female dog. P: OK for OVH surgery. Monitor tail for bleeding from self trauma. Excellent prognosis.
05/14/2017 BS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
05/14/17 Coughing noted on rounds. S/O: BARH. Active, eating well. EENT: Mild seromucoid nasal discharge. H/L: Mild dry, hacking cough. No dyspnea. RR=28. A: CIRDC. P: Move to iso. Rx Doxycycline 100 mg. 2 PO q 24 hours x 14 days. Excellent prognosis.
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