SOPHIE – A1097389
Safe - 11-25-2016 Manhattan
My name is SOPHIE. My Animal ID # is A1097389.
I am a female black and brown yorkshire terr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/19/2016 from NY 10031, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/20/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 13.0 LBS.
11/19/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/19/16 18:39 Sophie’s previous owner says she is fearful at first of strangers and young children. She will warm up to adults quickly and enjoys playing with them. She has snapped at people, both children and adults, but has never broken skin. Sophie has spent time with other dogs and tends to dodge them but loved playing with her previous owner’s cat. She is alert when hearing loud noises, especially ambulances but doesn’t seem frightened. Sophie’s previous owner states that she will growl if you try and take away her treats and food bowl but is playful when taking away her toys. She isn’t bothered when you hold or restrain her or push her off furniture. However, her owner also states that she doesn’t like to be disturbed when sleeping, getting her nails clipped, or when you try to give her a bath. Her previous owner believes she would do much better in a one on one home instead of a family environment. She loves running and rolling on the couch and her previous owner especially loved it when she would lay like a frog on the ground with her legs extended back. When home, Sophie would follow her owner around the house and enjoys squeaky toys and wrestling the most. She usually would sleep on her owners’ bed but also loved sleeping on the couch. She was fed only dry food (Beneful and Pedigree) and would eat a small bowlful of it twice a day. Her favorite treats are anything beef flavored. Sophie is for the most part house-trained. She only has accidents inside when her training pads are dirty and likes going to the bathroom on cement when outside. When left alone Sophie remains calm. She has never been crate-trained. Sophie knows a few commands such as sit, stay, and paw. She enjoys slow walks on leash and will only pull lightly if something excites her. On intake Sophie seemed nervous. She hid below her owners’ legs and when they left tried hiding behind whatever close object was around. She allowed us to take pictures of her but would not take any treats from us. When medical came in to give her shots, she started growling and had to be picked up with a towel over her so she could not nip. When bells came to take her away Sophie was reluctant to leave and had to be slightly pulled to get out the door where she had even more problems. She tried biting two people who were trying to pick her up to take her down to holding. Sophie had to be captured with a towel again which was harder this time since she knew what was coming.
No Web Memo
11/21/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unaltered, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults/cat Behavior toward children: Has snapped at children Behavior toward dogs: Avoids Behavior toward cats: Playful FG/RG: Will growl if her treats or food bowl are touched Bite history: Has snapped at people but never broken skin Housetrained: Goes outside and on pads Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: Fearful of strangers, has snapped at people. Upon intake Sophie hid and growled and snapped when she was handled. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/21/16 Summary: Sophie is difficult to remove from her kennel, she was in the back displaying fearful body language, nervous and trembling, crouched. She is fearful of the shelter environment and walks with a low and fearful body language. Sophie appears uncomfortable with handling; she attempts to stands tall and tries to make herself appear large. Due to the behavior displayed, Sophie is not an appropriate candidate for a SAFER assessment at this time. PLAYGROUP: Summary MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/20/16 During her initial medical exam Sophie was tense and nervous, she barred teeth and snapped. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner (Sophie has attempted to snap multiple times during her stay at our care centers, for this reason along with known history, we believe Sophie would benefit best from placement with a New Hope rescue group who can further assess this behavior in a stable environment.) Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (See known history; Sophie has displayed fearful/defensive behavior during her stay at our care centers, tolerating very minimal handling; any form of direct touch may result in a fearful bite. It is recommended that Sophie be allowed a proper time to decompress to aid in acclimating to a new environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Sophie to new and unfamiliar situations.) _X_Resource guarding (See known history; Sophie may require positive reinforcement/behavior modification to address any potential guarding issues.)
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
11/20/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT ALERT RESPONSIVE HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM- LIMITED PE DUE TO BEHAVIOR EXTREME NERVOUS & TENSE SHOWING TEETH; TRY TO BITE FEMALE MILD DENTAL TARTAR. OTHERS PE- WNL AMB X 4 APPLIED ACTIVYL. 0.7 CC PYRANTEL WITH FOOD NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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