RUTHIE – A1107516
Safe - 4-12-2017 Brooklyn
My name is RUTHIE. My Animal ID # is A1107516.
I am a spayed female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/31/2017 from NY 11436, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1107516 Ruthie is At Risk for deteriorating behavior, despite enrichment efforts
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/06/2017 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 59.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
03/31/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/31/17 15:34 Ramos was brought in a stray by the police. During her intake she was very nervous.
No Web Memo
04/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 3/31/17 Unaltered Female, Stray Other notes: Ruthie appeared nervous during intake SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/4/17 Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity:1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely 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 his paw. Toy 1: Minimal interest in Toy, dog smells, then turns away. Summary: Ruthie remained friendly and social throughout though a bit anxious and distracted. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Ruthie anxiously keeps to herself in a group of calm male and female dogs. Ruthie was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. Due to Ruthie’s lack of interest in socializing with other dogs, the Behavior Department believes that Ruthie could be placed with well socialized, tolerant dogs that are comfortable with her anxious behavior. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/31/17 During her medical examination, Ruthie was afraid but allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Ruthie so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm.
IN SHELTER BEHAVIOR: 4/5/17 Due to Ruthie’s kennel presence- barking, growling and lunging when approached- we do not feel she is a suitable candidate for the adoptions room. For her well-being, placement should be sought as soon as possible. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience) _X_No young children (under 5) _X_Recommend no dog parks (Due to Ruthie’s lack of interest in socializing with other dogs, the Behavior Department recommends that she be socialized with other dogs in a more controlled setting so her behavior towards other dogs can be further addressed.) Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Ruthie has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times. It is important to always go slow and give Ruthie the option to walk away from any social interaction. Ruthie should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Ruthie’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Ruthie would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings. _X_Anxiety: Ruthie has shown some signs of potential anxiety in the care center, vocalizing (whining, barking) continually through the SAFER and through play sessions outside. This behavior was not reported at intake, and we have no known history on Ruthie, so we cannot be certain whether similar behavior will be seen in a future home environment.
04/01/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Ruthie anxiously keeps to herself in a group of calm male and female dogs. Ruthie was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. Due to Ruthie’s lack of interest in socializing with other dogs, the Behavior Department believes that Ruthie could be placed with well socialized, tolerant dogs that are comfortable with her anxious behavior. 4/1: Ruthia keeps to herself and does not approach to greet the novel male dog. She is tolerant of his face to face greeting but spends her time anxiously pacing the perimeter of the pen. 4/3: Ruthie continues to be nervous and anxious around other dogs. She briefly greets a young female but spends most of the time outside whining and jumping on the gate attempting to escape. 4/4-4/5: In a group of calm dogs, Ruthie keeps to herself as she anxiously paws at the gate to leave. She is tolerant of the other dogs’ proximity to her.
03/31/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings Scan negative Intact female 2 years of age History Owner surrender Subjective : Female in tact, Observed Behavior – Afraid Evidence of Cruelty seen – None Evidence of Trauma seen – None Objective T = Not taken P = 100 bpm R = 32 bpm BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: not examined- muzzled PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment apparently healthy Medical Behavior Status- blue Medical Status- 1 Asilomar Status- Healthy Fast Track- no Plan Vaccinated Pyrantel Advantage Microchipped Good for surgery Excellent prognosis
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