SONIC – A1113843
Safe - 6-7-2017 Brooklyn
My name is SONIC. My Animal ID # is A1113843.
I am a neutered male black and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 06/01/2017 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY. I came in with Group/Litter #K17-099325.
06/06/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Sonic A1113843 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. He has avoided interaction and appears frightened and distressed in the shelter environment. We were unable to conduct a handling assessment.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/04/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 43.2 LBS.
PE:BARH Exam & surgery performed by Dr.Price _______________ Canine neuter Anesthesia – __0.60__mL Telazol im induction. Intubated. Isoflurane/O2 maint. Sx. – Routine prescrotal castration. Subcuticular closure with absorbable suture. Green linear tattoo placed lateral to incision. 0.90ml Hydromorphone im for pre meds and 1.75 ml Rimadyl injectable sq for pain management. Post op Tx—Rimadyl 75mg 1 tab sid x 3 days po.
06/01/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/01/17 10:02 Upon intake Sonic had a tense body, he kept his head low and averted any contact with counselor. He retreated to the back of the crate, counselor and staff was able to place a leash over his head. While on leash he began to struggle and belly flopped to the floor. While inside the admissions office he hide underneath chairs and stood in the corner far away from counselor. When cousnelor approached to scan he flinched, he was collared and photographed.
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06/06/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Sonic A1113843 KNOWN HISTORY: None 06/01/17 Neutered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 06/06/17 Summary: Sonic has remained difficult and challenging to manage during his stay in the care center though has displayed minor social behavior when in the presence of other dogs (towards dogs/humans like). Due to his extreme response to novel stimuli and handling, a SAFER assessment is inappropriate at this time. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Sonic is very nervous when he enters the pen with a lowered body, immediately retreating to the corner. He attempts to hide when a novel female dog approaches. When the other dog he was surrendered with is brought out, Sonic becomes more relaxed, standing up and displaying softer and more social body language as they exchange greetings. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 06/01/17 Upon intake, Sonic remained fearful and tense bodied, attempting to avoid any interaction. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 06/01/17 During his initial medical examination, Sonic remained fearful and uncomfortable throughout and snapped at the leash multiple times. ENERGY LEVEL: Sonic has remained fearful in the care centers, displaying a low energy level; we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment though recommend allowing Sonic to decompress at his own pace.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Sonic has remained fearful during his stay in the care centers. Because we are unsure of the depth of his fear, we recommend immediate intervention to appropriately socialize and desensitize to novel stimuli. Sonic is likely to succeed in an experienced adult-only home with guidance and consultation from a veterinary behaviorist. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Sonic has been observed to growl and snap upon sudden handling, showing an uncomfortability with touch in certain areas. Positive reinforcement, reward based training should be used to pair touch with good things such as food rewards in order to teach Sonic to be more comfortable with handling. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Sonic has remained shut down and has displayed consistent fearful behavior during his stay at our care centers (growling, snapping); at times will avoid interaction and shy away from direct-touch. Sonic easily startles and is made uncomfortable by loud noises and sudden movement and will display proper warning signals as well as increase distance from anything that may present a threat. We cannot be certain if any other behavior is suppressed as a result of his environment. A period of decompression is advised before introduction or exposure to new and unfamiliar situations. Force-free, reward based training is advised.
06/03/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Sonic was surrendered as a stray so his past behavior around dogs is unknown. 6/3: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Sonic is very nervous when he enters the pen with a lowered body, immediately retreating to the corner. He attempts to hide when a novel female dog approaches. When the other dog he was surrendered with is brought out, Sonic becomes more relaxed, standing up and displaying softer and more social body language as they exchange greetings.
06/01/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam 6/1/17 Estimated age: ~5-6months,male Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – QARH. Nervous, low body posture, reluctant to walk on leash or take treats; tries to pull away and hide in corner, snapped a leash 2-3 times Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = WNL BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Teeth clean, all adult dentition almost fully erupted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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