ROSEBUD – A1120692
Gone - 8-9-2017 Manhattan
My name is ROSEBUD. My Animal ID # is A1120692.
I am a female brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/03/2017 from NY 10303, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
08/08/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Rosebud A1120692 is at risk for concerns that she is not thriving in the shelter environment. She seems frustrated in her kennel, frequently hard barking at visitors, and has snapped when being returned to the kennel. Out of concern for her frustration and stress levels with being kenneled, we recommend that she move into a home environment quickly.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/04/2017 Exam Type DVM INTAKE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 48.0 LBS.
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 3yr Microchip noted on Intake? none History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – in kennel started to shake a little, no aggression- d/t temperment, did visual exam. Later saw p on leash with volunteer- very friendly/interactive with volunteer with no visible aggression- allowed hugs and to be pet. As a result attempted to examine hands on. Attempted to remove volunteer’s leash and place handler’s leash on, and p started to shy away, avoiding the lead, so unable to examine Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted H/L: eupnic MSI: Ambulatory x 4,healthy hair coat, at caudal aspects of both elbows- SQ growths approx size of tennis balls, don’t appear to hinder gait CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment Female caudal elbows: r/o pressure sores, other Plan ok for spay attempt hands on exam in 2 days– give time for p to assimilate, already appears to have improved with volunteer Prognosis: open depending nature of masses on caudal elbows SURGERY: Okay for surgery
PET PROFILE MEMO
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08/05/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: A rosebud is the unopened bud of a rose, and, ‘a rose by any other name would smell just as sweet’ wrote Shakespeare. Rosebud is the perfect name for this shy, gentle and sweet little girl, as we need to give her time to blossom. Timid at intake with strange people, noises, and too much of everything, she’s now adjusted a bit, is happy to be leashed from her kennel and make new friends. The key to any bud is to give it time to blossom into a gorgeous flower, and that’s exactly what Rosebud needs. In a backyard pen, free to roam and explore, Rosebud chose to sit on the bench with me, and then on my lap when I sat on the ground. Sweet soft kisses were next while I pet her all over. She chose the timing, I just followed. Rosebud is pleasantly plump in her gorgeous brindle coat, and when she smiles, her whole face lights up. She rejected both my treats politely, but won me over again with a head tilt as I made kissy sounds at her. A walk in the street showed off lovely leash manners, and Rosebud didn’t mind being tethered for a couple of additional photos. Back in the building, she greeted staff with some stand up hellos and tail wags, but all in her time and comfort level. Rosebud has made enormous progress from intake to this writing, and I know it only gets better from here. Shy, soft, sweet, and gentle, Rosebud is hoping you’ll help her blossom into a Rose.
08/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 8/3/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/6/17 Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor, mouths the Assessor, and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment. Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. Her body is soft, panting, jumps up between attempts to lick Assessor. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. She is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back. Squeeze 2: 3. Dog mouths Assessor’s hand. Toy: 1.Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy. Summary: Rosebud displayed a very high level of activity and movement on her assessment, jumping up repeatedly and mouthing the assessor throughout. PLAYGROUP: Rosebud has displayed high amounts of discomfort when attempting to conduct introductions to dogs in the care center. Rosebud initially was not able to be introduced off leash due to repeated backing away, and avoidance when attempting to conduct initial greeting. During second attempt, Rosebud was able to be introduced off leash, and appeared highly uncomfortable by avoiding, and eventually lip curling. The behavior department recommends allowing Rosebud time to decompress outside of a shelter environment before immediate introduction to unfamiliar dogs. Future introduction should be conducted at a slow pace ot well socialized, respectful dogs. INTAKE BEHAVIOR MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/3/17 During her initial medical exam, Rosebud was growling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Rosebud so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center she has been active and enthusiastic. 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.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) X_No children (under 13): Due to the high level of jumping a mouthing seen on her assessment, as well as the fearful behavior displayed at other times in the care center, we recommend an adult only home. Potential challenges: X_Basic manners/Poor impulse control: It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach her to control her impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended. X_Social hyper-arousal: Rosebud escalates quickly to jumping and mouthing when excited. People should behave in a calm manner around her and she should be rewarded with treats for calm behavior in the presence of people. Any time she does display over the top behavior, people should immediately walk away from her and into another room. X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition: While she applies only light pressure, Rosebud was mouthy throughout the assessment and is quick to put her teeth on skin. This is likely an attention-seeking behavior, but it should be replaced with an alternative behavior as it can frighten people. We recommend never playing with bare hands – always with a toy – and ending play or attention whenever Junie puts teeth on skin. She should be rewarded with attention and treats when she stops and/or when she is seeking attention in alternate ways. X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Upon intake and at the beginning of her stay at the care center, Rosebud was very fearful, growling and avoiding interaction. While this behavior has changed during her stay, it may resurface in a new environment. It is important to always go slow and give Rosebud the option to walk away from any social interaction. Rosebud should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Rosebud’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Rosebud would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings.
08/05/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Rosebud has displayed high amounts of discomfort when attempting to conduct introductions to dogs in the care center. Rosebud initially was not able to be introduced off leash due to repeated backing away, and avoidance when attempting to conduct initial greeting. During second attempt, Rosebud was able to be introduced off leash, and appeared highly uncomfortable by avoiding, and eventually lip curling. The behavior department recommends allowing Rosebud time to decompress outside of a shelter environment before immediate introduction to unfamiliar dogs. Future introduction should be conducted at a slow pace ot well socialized, respectful dogs. 8/5: When introduced off leash to a male dog, Rosebud avoids interaction and lip curls for approach.
08/04/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Microchip noted on Intake? History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – Evidence of Cruelty seen – Evidence of Trauma seen – Objective T = P = R = BCS EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Assessment Plan Prognosis: SURGERY: Okay for surgery Temporary waiver due to Permanent waiver due to
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