STAR – A1099701
Safe - 12-21-2016 Brooklyn
My name is STAR. My Animal ID # is A1099701.
I am a female brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/14/2016 from NY 11201, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/14/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 39.2 LBS.
Pyrantel — 1.95cc PO Activyl — Topical
12/14/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/14/16 17:02 Star is a brown and white American Pit bull that is possible 1 year old. Police officer found Star wandering the street alone. Star was fearful and avoided being petted. But she allowed being placed in a dog crate and brought to ACC. During intake Star was fearful but walked slowly out the carrier. Her tail was tucked and displayed whale eyes. She allowed being collard, scanned and photographed.
No Web Memo
12/16/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unknown Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 12/16/16 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is tense and fearful, whale eyes and her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity:2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, her tail is between her legs, body tense with mouth closed. Tag:2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is crouching and lip licks. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears back. Toy: No interest Summary: Star is very fearful but she was a bit social towards the assessor with a very slow approach. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Star was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Star is nervous, displaying a low body and tense face. She mostly avoids the greeter dog and gives a subtle lip curl when he approaches her face. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 12/16/16: During her medical examination, Star was very timid and nervous but allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced adopter, adult-only home _X_No children (under 13): Star has been quite fearful with her new caretakers and needs considerable time to adjust to new people, so for her comfort we recommend an adult-only home. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful: Star has managed her stress well and shows good coping skills for her fear, but she has been highly fearful and as a result needs a very slow approach. In order to avoid Star needing to escalate beyond low-level warnings of discomfort (lip licking, turning away, retreating, etc.) is it important to allow Star to initiate greetings with new people. She should never be forced to interact, and she should be allowed to warm up to new people and new environments at her own pace. Food should be used to build positive associations and help Star gain confidence. We recommend ONLY reward-based, force free training methods as aversive, punishment-based methods are likely to increase fear and increase the chances of future aggression.
12/15/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Star was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. 12/15: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Star is nervous, displaying a low body and tense face. She mostly avoids the greeter dog and gives a subtle lip curl when he approaches her face. 12/18: Star displays nervous body language- a lowered body, tucked tail, tense face and pulled back ears- when she enters the pen. She mostly keeps to herself, ignoring the calm female dog in the pen with her. When the other female dog is not paying attention to her, she approaches her rear end slowly and sniffs it. When the other female approaches her face to face, she becomes reactive, lip curling and air snapping at her. The session is ended.
12/14/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative Female, ~1yr Very timid, tense, tolerated handling, no sign of aggression EENT — wnl Skin/coat — nsf AMB x4 BARH
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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