SOPHIE – A1105017
Safe - 3-12-2017 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is SOPHIE. My Animal ID # is A1105017.
I am a spayed female gray and white greyhound and pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 03/01/2017 from NY 10303, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
03/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1105017 Sophie is At Risk for medical reasons, please see exam below
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
03/02/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 43.0 LBS.
Rabies vaccine- RH
03/01/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/01/17 09:14 Dog came in as a stray, finder stated that she found her walking around Richmond Terrace. Dog appeared healthy upon intake. Allowed all handling, including scanning for a microchip (none found)
03/06/2017 WEB MEMO
03/02/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 3/1/17 Spayed female, stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 3/2/2017 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she 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, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth closed Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body neutral. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog does not pull back paw, slight lip lick. Toy 1. Dog plays, keeps a soft, gentle grip with loose body. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Summary: Sophie was slightly fearful upon first entering SAFER assessment area, flinching and jumping at sudden loud noises, but became much more comfortable by leaning into assessor for comfort. She may benefit from a slow approach/slow introduction so she can warm up at her own pace. Overall, once relaxed, Sophie was affectionate and gentle. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with shy male dogs, Sophie is very polite, playful and offers multiple play bows. When Sophie was greeted by a more playful male dog, she offered a hard correction and began to hide behind handlers, head was low and avoided interaction. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 3/1/2017 During her initial medical exam, Sophie allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Sophie so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center she has been a bit timid but affectionate once warmed up. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behavior outlined below) Potential challenges: _X_Fearful – Sophie has shown discomfort with sudden noises and quick movement, head and body initially low. We recommend allowing Sophie to approach at her own pace, and coaxing should include being spoken to gently, interactions and new situations should never be forced. She may benefit initially from a calm, quiet, structured environment. We recommend only force-free, reward based training techniques as more aversive methods are likely to increase fear.
03/02/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with shy male dogs, Sophie is very polite, playful and offers multiple play bows. When Sophie was greeted by a more playful male dog, she offered a hard correction and began to hide behind handlers, head was low and avoided interaction.
03/02/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Findings History stray dog Subjective Observed Behavior – friendly, enjoys being petted Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate dental calc; approx 1 inch hard mass at gingiva of mid right upper arcade, no discharge seen, not painful PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FS, tattoo seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment oral mass- R/O neoplasia (most likely) vs tooth root abscess vs other Plan recommend imaging and biopsy of mass
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