TEA – A1113516
Gone - 6-2-2017 Manhattan
My name is TEA. My Animal ID # is A1113516.
I am a spayed female gray pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 05/29/2017 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
06/01/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Tea A1113516 is at risk for behavior challenges in the care center. She has shown some reactivity toward other dogs and appears stressed in this kennel environment as a result.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/01/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 42.8 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen. Rx:Rimadyl 100mg 1 tablet SID X 3 days.(For pain management).
05/29/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/29/17 00:27 Tea allowed handling during intake. I was able to pet and collar her. She was calm with person who surrendered her.
05/31/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Just tea for two and two for tea, just me for you and you for me…if loyal little Tea had a theme song, then this classic tune would surely be it! Adorably petite and only a few days into her stay at the Care Center, Miss Congeniality has already earned herself a host of fans, and she’s got us all quite happily wrapped around her dainty wee paw. Tea loves treats, toys, attention and affection, and while she’s not keen to make any new four-legged friends, when hanging out with her two-legged pals you’re always guaranteed a heapin’ helpin’ of sunny smiles and soft snuggling. She keeps a clean den, already knows how to sit on command, takes treats and toys just as delicately as you’d expect, and as long as other pups keep their distance, she even walks well on leash. When fellow dogs do approach, Tea’s so tiny and accepting of a harness that it’s not hard to keep everyone safely in their own space, and as a fairly small person myself, I handled her pulling with ease. In loving, experienced hands and a home where she can be the one and only Queen of the castle, this cute’n’cuddly girl will keep on shining like the star she was born to be. Tea is 100 percent BF material, but she’s still waiting to add that precious F-for-Forever to her resume–can you lend a helping paw?
05/30/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 5/29/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 5/30/17 Look: 1. Dog jumps up to lick the Assessor’s face with tail wagging, ears back and eyes averted. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Summary: Birdie displayed no concerning behaviors on her assessment and was social throughout. PLAYGROUP: 5/30: Tea stiffens, growls and lunges when greeting the male greeter dog. A muzzle is applied before off leash introduction is conducted. When introduced off leash, she approaches and T’s the greeter dog’s shoulders while growling. Handlers are able to interrupt. When the greeter dog approaches, she freezes, growls once more, and displays tense, whale eye. At this time, the behavior department recommmends a single dog residence for Tea at this time. Follow up on her behavior around dogs should be conducted using force free, positive reinforcement methods. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 5/29/17 Upon intake, Tea was calm and allowed handling. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 5/29/17 During her initial medical exam, Tea was active, social and allowed handling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Tea so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm. RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) Potential challenges: _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: At the care center Tea has been observed to react to other dogs on leash, lunging towards them, barking and growling. Tea may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach her to look at you rather than other dogs and novel stimuli that may startle her. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior. _X_Single dog home: See PLAYGROUP.
05/30/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
5/30: Tea stiffens, growls and lunges when greeting the male greeter dog. A muzzle is applied before off leash introduction is conducted. When introduced off leash, she approaches and T’s the greeter dog’s shoulders while growling. Handlers are able to interrupt. When the greeter dog approaches, she freezes, growls once more, and displays tense, whale eye. At this time, the behavior department recommmends a single dog residence for Tea at this time. Follow up on her behavior around dogs should be conducted using force free, positive reinforcement methods.
05/29/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
05/29/17 10:46 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 5-6 yr Microchip noted on Intake? no History : stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – energetic, sweet, wagging tail, lickign hands and faces, allows full exam without handler, tries to lean against legs and sit in laps Evidence of Cruelty seen – underweight Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = P = 190 R = pant BCS 2/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact female – no spay scar, swollen vulva, moderate mamm development MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dry flaky hair coat, mild periorbital and rostral muzzle erythema CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed, formed feces produced in exam room Assessment underweight Plan 3rd feeding daily Prognosis: good SURGERY: Temporary waiver due to underweight
05/31/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
05/31/17 11:29 Presurgical exam – Hx of skinny BCS S/O: BARH – BCS 3/9 – mild/mod tartar – H/L ol A: older dog (not 2 yr) DVM intake 5-6 yr – skinny BCS P: ok for spay surgery
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