TASHA – A1084016
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My name is TASHA. My Animal ID # is A1084016.
I am a spayed female black labrador retr and rottweiler mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/03/2016 from NY 10303, owner surrender reason stated was COST.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/18/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 72.6 LBS.
08/04/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/04/16 14:11 Basic Information: Tasha is an 8 year old female Labrador Retriever & Rottweiler Mix that seems to be having menstrual issues. Owner has had Tasha for 7 yrs. but can longer take care of her due to her medical issue. Owner received Tasha from a family member and liked that Tasha was loveable and friendly. Socialization: According to the owner, around adults and children, Tasha is respectful. Tasha tolerates small dogs but does not tolerate other large dogs. Tasha as lived with a cat and she is respectful of the cat but did not really interact with it. Owner stated Tasha and the cat basically ignored one another. According to owner, Tasha is house-trained and rarely had accidents until recently but that is due to her medical issue. Tasha was kept mostly indoors and was described as independent, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Behavior: Previous owners stated that Tasha doesn’t have any behavioral issues and she has never bitten a person or another animal. Tasha isn’t bothered when any food, treat, or toy is taken from her or when she is pushed or pulled off furniture. Tasha loves baths and having her coat brushed. Owner did not trim Tasha’s nails so her behavior is unknown. Tasha barks when being held or restrained or when an unfamiliar person approaches the home, yard, owner, or a family member. For a New Family to Know: Tasha knows sit, down, come, and shake/give paw. For exercise, she enjoyed playing in the yard and going for slow or brisk walks with the owner. Tasha’s favorite toys are balls and squeaky toys and she likes to play tug. Tasha has never been crated and usually goes to the bathroom on the grass. When in the home, Tasha is the type to follow you around seeking attention. When left alone in the home, Tasha is well-behaved. Tasha was never left alone in the yard and isn’t bothered by storms or fireworks. She was fed Pedigree or Puppy Chow dry dog food.
08/15/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Tasha is a BBB girl–Big, Beautiful and Black–a combination that should bring an admiring smile to the face of anyone lucky enough to meet this gentle Lab-Rottie mix but one that often sees dogs like her passed over in favor of smaller, fairer pups. Do yourself a favor and don’t make the same mistake! Tasha has 8 years of loyal companionship ‘under her belt’ and a wonderfully patient nature that would be the perfect compliment to almost any family. Respectful and tolerant of small dogs, kids and even the resident cat, Tasha knows her own strength and never jumps, paws or pushes anyone around and she’s happy to share her toys, treats or food too. While we’re told she’s not a fan of dogs her own size, she still passes them nicely on the street and her behavior assessment has the kind of top scores any parent would be proud to see on report card day. Responsive and well-behaved on leash, though she pulls hard and tuckers out easily in the brutal summer heat, Tasha is said to like playing with balls and enjoy a game of tug-o-war, knows commands for come, sit, stay and shake paw and she certainly seems quite house trained. This big baby just loves her treats and takes them firmly but delicately from my hand and when we return to her den and I splash her face with some refreshing water she’s totally cool with it, pun very much intended! Tasha is 80 pounds of patient loyalty and endless affection just aching for a lap to lounge over and a familiar face to kiss and best of all, she’s already spayed and ready to leave as soon as you are. There’s a BBB family dog at our Manhattan Care Center searching for a family to love and yours could be her dream come true… just ask for Tasha, she’ll be waiting for you.
08/21/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Tasha has been exhibiting clear signs of stress in shelter; in kennel presence has been observed to be concerning as her reactivity towards passerby (both human and canine) has become increasingly difficult to accommodate. Tasha’s behavior away from the shelter is in stark contrast to behavior in shelter however we cannot accurately predict that this level of reactivity would not surface in a home environment. Therefore we are recommending that Tasha be placed in a home of an experienced dog owner. Additionally, our department believes placement for Tasha should be sought as soon as possible to prevent any deterioration. 8/7 SAFER Assessment Tasha came into our center as an owner surrender on 8/3/2016. According to the owner, around adults and children, Tasha is respectful. Tasha tolerates small dogs but does not tolerate other large dogs. Tasha as lived with a cat and she is respectful of the cat but did not really interact with it. Owner stated Tasha and the cat basically ignored one another. Owner reports Tasha isn’t bothered if anyone touches her Food, Toys, Treats. According to owner, Tasha is house-trained and rarely had accidents until recently but this may be due to her medical issue. Owner reports Tasha knows the cues ‘sit, down, come, and shake/give paw’. Tasha was kept mostly indoors and was described as independent, affectionate, and playful with a medium activity level. Tasha walked well on leash for her relief walk, no pulling once outside the building. Tasha showed no concerns during the assessment, the Behavior Team feels Tasha would do well with an Average adopter. Any other resident dogs in the home should have an in depth interaction before considering adoption to make sure both dogs are comfortable and compatible. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, head a bit low Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed Toy 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, then walks away. Dog – dog 2. Dog approaches the helper dog, body soft, tail well above spine level, ears forward, lip lick.
08/10/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
8/10: When off leash with other dogs, Tasha offers strong correction upon being approached. Her previous owner cites that Tasha is tolerant of smaller dogs, however not so much of larger dogs- no further detailing was provided.. The behavior team feels that Tasha may be most comfortable as the only resident dog until her behavior around dogs can be followed up on outside the care center.
08/03/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
INITIAL MICROCHIP SCAN NEGATIVE FEMALE APPROX 8 YRS BARH NO EYE, EAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE CAULIFLOWER PINNA AD DENTAL TARTAR- GINGIVITIS AMB X 4 BLEEDING FROM VULVA HAS NOT BEEN IN ESTRUS SINCE MAY 2015 NO PURULENT DISCHARGE FROM VULVA P/U AS PER OWNER NOT SURE IF P/D AS NEW INTAKE AND OWNER DID NOT STATE AS PER DR 1088 OK TO SEND TO ANOTHER FACILTIY FOR RADIOGRAPHS TO SEE IF CLOSED PYOMETRA
08/17/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL ,
8/16/16 Staff member brought pt to Medical because she pulls on the leash so hard that her tongue turns blue, even with a rope harness. Pt strains excessively on leash. Urine is no longer visibly bloody – did not perform UA today. S: Extremely excited about dog in adjacent room, pulls hard and barks. Allows handling. O: BAR-H, MMs pink and moist EENT: No discharge OU, AU, nose. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Wheezes consistently on inspiration. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No skin lesions noted. UG: Female, recently spayed; incision site is clean and dry A: Resp discomfort – R/O secondary to excitement vs. primary resp disease Resolved pyometra +/- UTI Short-term prognosis: Good P: Monitor for recurrence of signs. Find true harness to walk pt on. 1088 —- 08/11/16 15:01 unable to remove from cage growling and barking (probably reactive to other dogs barking) no urine seen will extend clavamox due to history of hemturia post op 8/10/16 S/O-BAR, pink mm, hydrated, no more hematuria noted EENT-CAU, COU, no nasal d/c GI/GU-negative oral, TNP, FS, no mgts, no vaginal d/c A-cystitis-resolving P-continue with monitoring and antibiotics 08/08/16 11:28 S/O: BAR, eating well, hematuria noted again this morning A: hx pyometra, UTI (currently on treatment) P: continue current tx plan OK to move out of medical vet check to monitor daily x 3 days 08/07/16 11:02 S/O: BAR, hydrated, great appetite and energy level, ventral midline incision healing well, urinated normally today, no vaginal discharge today A: hx pyometra, UTI P: continue clavamox and rimadyl recommend UA/UCS two weeks after the last dose of clavamox to recheck UTI prognosis: good 08/06/16 13:11 QARH Good app. Normal urine/BM – no blood noted, some straining noted No v/d/s/c EENT wnl mm pk/moist Incision CDI – allows gentle palpation; involuting MG no MGTs Mild brown mucoid vaginal discharge A: Hx pyometra – resolved, healing well Possible UTI P: Continue medical plan Consider addition of baytril if discharge persists/worsens or if urinary abnormalities worsen/persist Prognosis good at this point – healing well. CTM urination while at MACC. Ideally UA with C/S. Ideally repeat cbc/chem
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