SHIVA – A1107250
Safe - 4-7-2017 Manhattan
My name is SHIVA. My Animal ID # is A1107250.
I am a spayed female gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/28/2017 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
04/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Shiva A1107250 is at risk due to CIRDC diagnosis
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/04/2017 Exam Type MS NEW URI – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 47.0 LBS.
Hx: Sneezing and nasal discharge reported, also recheck skin – was on cephalexin for mild pyoderma S: BAR, allows handling O: BAR-H, BCS 4/9, MMs pink and moist EENT: Mild nasal discharge. Clean eyes and teeth. PLNs: Mild generalized peripheral lymphadenopathy. H/L: NSR, NMA. Coughing. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. Many small spots of mild alopecia with epithelial hyperplasia and some crusting – on head, near ears, on body, on lower legs. UG: Female, recently spayed, incision nonpainful and not swollen A: 1. CIRDC 2. Mild dermatitis – on cephalexin. R/O allergies vs. other cause Short-term prognosis: Good-fair P: 1. Benadryl 50 mg PO BID x10 days 2. Doxycycline 250 mg PO SID x14 days 1088
03/28/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/28/17 11:28 Shiva A1107250 is a young female gray & white AMPBT that was found in the finder’s place of work a week ago in the Bronx. They aren’t able to keep her and stated they placed her in the basement in case someone came by looking for her. The finder isn’t able to keep her due to having a dog and not being able to take on another animal at this time. They stated Shiva was friendly with them but didn’t seem to like their male Pit or other people besides them as they entered the basement. It wasn’t noticed if Shiva was housebroken but she allowed them to place a collar/leash around her and walk her to our BXAC location. During intake Shiva had a loose body and allowed all handling. She allowed to be scanned (-), collared and taken pictures of. Shiva took treats gently and walked nicely alongside me; she also didn’t seem to mind being lifted into the transport van.
03/31/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Resting comfortably on her bed, Shiva didn’t need a second invitation to come out for a walk! Her tail starts to wag as I leash her, her short little legs hop out of her kennel, and off we go to go potty. Shiva hopped off the curb to do her ‘big business’ so may be curb trained as well as housetrained. Shiva joins us without her puppies after recently giving birth, so as she looks around as we walk, I can’t help but wonder if she’s looking for them. Shiva is as sweet as can be, quiet, affectionate, happy to come into my lap to share some soft kisses. Hopping onto the bench with ease, she’s happy sitting next to me as we watch park staff doing their spring cleanup. Her tail wags softly at everyone, and everyone smiles back at her. How can you not?! Sitting for a treat, she takes it gently, and then, like small dogs do, gets on her hind legs waving her front legs for more. Adorable! Off leash in a pen she quietly explores, and when I invite her to run with me she bounces along happily. Enjoying her time in playgroup with both males and females, Miss Shiva greets politely before engaging in running play. She’s an absolute delight, and while I look forward to seeing her again, I most look forward to watching her tail wag as she walks out the door with her new person or family. Come meet her today.
03/29/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 3/28/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/29/17 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is tense, her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. 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. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all. 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: Shiva appeared social when first in the room, soliciting attention from the handler. When her collar was taken for in depth handling during her assessment, she became tense. She stiffened more when her paw was touched during squeeze. PLAYGROUP: Shiva engages in running chase play with other dogs in the care center, and may not be comfortable with highly exuberant, wrestling play. The behavior department recommends slow introductions between Shiva and polite resident dogs. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/28/17 During her initial medical exam, Shiva was tense. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Shiva 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. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No young children (under 5): Due to Shiva’s response to some of the SAFER handling items, we feel she may be intimidated by small children. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful (Shiva became tense on her assessment during up close handling. It is important to always go slow and give Shiva the option to walk away from any social interaction. Shiva should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Shiva’s choice to approach a new person or thing.)
03/29/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Shiva engages in running chase play with other dogs in the care center, and may not be comfortable with highly exuberant, wrestling play. The behavior department recommends slow introductions between Shiva and polite resident dogs. 3/29: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Shiva approaches and offers polite greeting. She engages in bouts of chase play when solicited. 3/30: Shiva engages in running play with male and female dogs. 3/31: Shiva continues to be polite in her greetings but will offer corrections to an overly solicitous male.
03/28/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective recnet litter–still lactatiing. scabs on some nipples from puppies thin coat overall Observed Behavior – solicits for treats but nervous with any medical handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact, developed mammary glands MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, moth eaten coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment breed typical pyoderma, injuries from pups Plan cephalexin 500mg bid x 10d
03/31/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
03/31/17 15:50 S/O: BARH BCS 4/9 – mm pink; H/L nsf – no c/s/v/d observed or reported – snp abd, amb x 4; hx of dermatitis under treatment – u/g mod. enlarged mamma and lactating A: ok for spay surgery (may do as in house considering current health condition) – 0577 DVM Intake Exam Findings History Subjective recnet litter–still lactatiing. scabs on some nipples from puppies thin coat overall Observed Behavior – solicits for treats but nervous with any medical handling Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact, developed mammary glands MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, moth eaten coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment breed typical pyoderma, injuries from pups Plan cephalexin 500mg bid x 10d
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