DUTCHESS aka STILA – A1030296
Gone - 4-27-2017 Manhattan
My name is DUCHESS. My Animal ID # is A1030296.
I am a spayed female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/21/2017 from NY 11106, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
04/25/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Duchess A1030296 is at risk due to behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/21/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 58.4 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 DAPP Serial Number: 02121703C Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 5/5/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: INTRA- TRAC 3 Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 10/21/17 Rabies Product Name: NOBIVAC 1 RABIES Serial Number: 143933 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 04/21/18 Veterinarian: 1027
04/23/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/20/17 12:55 Duchess is friendly and outgoing towards strangers and usually jumps up for a good sniff. She’s spent time with young children and is relaxed and playful with them. She plays both exuberantly and gently with adults, children, and other dogs but it all depends on how she’s being played with. She’s spent time with dogs at the dog park and is always relaxed and playful with them. She’s spent time around one cat in her owner’s friend’s home and she was respectful of his space until he approached and swatted at her so she started to chase him but the cat hid. She has never bitten another animal or human. Duchess isn’t bothered during loud noises such as thunderstorms. She also doesn’t mind when her owner takes away her food bowl, treats, or toys and will get down if pulled off of furniture. She struggles when held from something she wants but will stop once redirected. When awoken from her slumber, Duchess will wake up and want to play. She tolerates baths and having her nails trimmed but has never been brushed. She barks when someone unfamiliar approaches her home but becomes friendly once they are inside. She’s friendly with unfamiliar people who approach her humans. Duchess is friendly, affectionate, playful, and mellow. She has a medium activity level and when she’s ready to play enjoys fetch with balls, tug, and chewing on bones. Her owner loves how he can dress her up and how she snores like a baby. When her owner is home, Duchess tends to follow him around or hang out on her doggy bed in the living room. She’s kept mostly indoors and sleeps in her doggy bed. She is very house-trained and only goes potty outside wherever she can pick up a scent. When left home alone, Duchess is put in a crate because she has the tendency to destroy shoes and pillows. She knows sit, come, down, stay, give paw, and heel. She enjoys going to off-leash dog parks and brisk walks on leash where she will pull lightly when excited. She eats Blue Buffalo dry food, one cup, twice a day. She loves peanut butter. Upon intake Duchess had a relaxed body posture. She tolerated all handling and allowed collaring. The previous owner was showing me all of the commands she mastered: “up”, “down” and “sit.” She lay on her back to receive one last belly run from her previous owner. She was calm with the admission counselor upon the previous owner’s departure.
04/25/2017 WEB MEMO
04/24/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: 4/21/17 Spayed, Owner Surrender (In previous home for two years) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Outgoing and friendly Behavior toward children: Relaxed and playful Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and playful with dogs at the dog park Behavior toward cats: Has chased a cat that she met at a friend’s house Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Duchess is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, and mellow with a medium activity level. Other notes: When home alone, Duchess was placed inside a crate due to chewing household items. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 4/24/2017 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions, grabs leash/tugs. Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, difficult to position, grabs leash. Once positioned, stands still and accepts the touch, body soft. Tag: 3. Dog quickly over escalates during Tag game, grabs leash, tugs, jumps and mouths leash, did not settle easily Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog lay down during positioning. Once positioned, did not pull back paw. Toy 1. Minimal interest. Dog showed brief bouts of enthusiasm, quickly loses focus. Summary: Duchess shows a fairly low threshold for arousal and quickness to grab leash. When excited, Duchess will have typical brachiocephalic snorts and vocalizations that get louder as she becomes more excited, which can easily be misread as growling. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with another dog, Duchess will greet when solicited. Otherwise, she will remain in one spot in the yard ignoring both handler and the other dog. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 4/21/17 During her initial medical exam, Duchess appeared social but snapped when someone attempted to pet her on the side of her face. ENERGY LEVEL: Her owner describes Duchess as having a medium activity level which matches what we have seen in the care center. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training techniques for Duchess.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced, adult only home _X_No children (under 13) – Duchess appears to become uncomfortable with up close handling, therefore we feel an adult only home would be most beneficial at this time. Duchess may benefit initially from a calm, quiet, structured environment so she can acclimate to her new environment and know what to expect. Potential challenges: _X_Social hyper-arousal – Duchess showed a fairly low threshold for arousal with the Tag item, grabbing and tugging leash with vocalization, needing redirection. We recommend that Duchess be taught “drop” and other trade up games. We recommend only force-free, reward based training when introducing or exposing Duchess to new and unfamiliar situations. She will benefit from being spoken to in a calm, soft and gentle voice as not to overly excite her. _X_Handling/touch sensitivity -Duchess flinched if approached too quickly near her collar/head. She was difficult to position for up-close tactile handling, but tolerated handling once positioned. Duchess should never be forced to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Duchess’ choice to approach a new person or thing. Even when solicited, it would be best to pet Duchess on her body instead of directly overhead or on her face. _X_Destructive behavior – Owner reports when left alone in the home Duchess may chew shoes and pillows. It should be noted Duchess was left alone for 12 hours each day. We recommend continuing crate training when home alone. She should be left with durable, long lasting chews and other engaging toys inside her crate. The crate should never be used as a punishment. The environment should also be managed by keeping shoes and pillows in locations where Duchess does not have access. _X_Leash-biting – Duchess was quick to grab and tug on leash when attempting to avoid up close tactile handling and when becoming overly aroused during Tag game. It is recommended that she be walked with a harness and/or chain leash to aid in diminishing the chewing. Consultation with a qualified behaviorist/professional trainer is recommended to aid in addressing this issue to prevent further behavioral concerns that may appear in the future.
04/25/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
4/25: When off leash with another dog, Duchess will greet when solicited. Otherwise, she will remain in one spot in the yard ignoring both handler and the other dog.
04/21/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:3 Microchip noted on Intake? y History : return Subjective: Observed Behavior – wags tail, seems socialable but snapped at tall male trying to pet her. warily allowed medical handling with no muzzle Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 80 R = panting, sterterous breathing 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: spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: brachycephalic syndrome Plan no treatment Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery Temporary waiver due to Permanent waiver due to
04/07/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
4/7 BARH Previously noted alopecia and papular dermatitis has resolved P DC treatment 3/16 Multifocal areas of alopecia, papules on ventral abdomen A Pyoderma vs dermatophytosis P DTM Start Cephalexin and Ketoconazole 3/16 SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT, ALERT, RESPONSIVE, HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM- mod tartar skin condition, alopecia, moist dermatitis on abdomen female intact NOSF
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