SUMMER – A1120418
Safe - 8-11-2017 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is SUMMER. My Animal ID # is A1120418.
I am a female brown and white shih tzu mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/31/2017 from NY 10301, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
08/09/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Summer A1120418 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. She has escalated to growling and snapping in multiple situations, including during the SAFER handling assessment, toward other dogs in playgroup, when collared, and when removed from the kennel.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/31/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 17.0 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac Serial Number: 02121713B Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date:8/14/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-trac Serial Number: 00541372B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date:1/31/18
07/31/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/31/17 16:39 Finder was able to approach animal and put animal into a crate Behavior during intake: Summer had a relaxed body during intake. Counselor was able to scan for a mc, collar and tkae picture without any issues.
08/05/2017 WEB MEMO
08/02/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None Date of intake 7/31/2017 Unaltered female, stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 8/2/2017 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, open mouth Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, unresponsive to each pass Squeeze 1: 4. Dog growls. Flank squeeze 1 / 2. Dog does not respond at all. Toy 1. Minimal interest. Dog responds to squeak sound, does not fully engage Summary: Summer showed some discomfort with handling, particularly on paw Squeeze item and upon leashing to come out of kennel, giving appropriate warnings of discomfort. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Date of intake 7/31/2017 During intake, Summer allowed all handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of initial 7/31/2017 During her initial medical exam, Summer was tense but allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Summer so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. In the care center, Summer displayed a medium level of energy. She enthusiastically jumped onto a chair whenever one was nearby. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope _X_New Hope partner – Summer has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity – Summer growled when her paw was handled, showing an uncomfortability with touch in certain areas. . It is important to avoid touching Summer’s paws at this time and to be cautious when touching her in other areas as we do not know where she may have other sensitivities. She will require a professional grooming appt which may decrease some discomfort by removing all mats. _X_ Fearful – Summer is made uncomfortable by sudden movement, such as reaching overhead or attempting to leash quickly. It is important to always go slow with Summer,she should not be forced to submit to petting or handling when uncomfortable. She will do best being spoken to in a soft, gentle voice. A period of decompression is advised before introduction or exposure to new and unfamiliar situations.
08/08/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Summer was mostly wandering the yard but would snap when approached by a small male dog. Summer continues to be reactive to the other dogs therefore the interaction ended.
07/31/2017 LVT INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: female Age ~ 2 years Mentation: wnl Eyes: wnl Ears:wnl Nose: wnl Teeth: wnl If abnormal BCS: Skin: wnl Hair Coat: wnl Declawed: no Any injuries: no Behavior: nervous and tense.
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Aug 9 2017 6:00PM
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