SMALLZ – A1121866
Gone - 9-6-2017 Brooklyn
My name is SMALLZ. My Animal ID # is A1121866.
I am a female tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/31/2017 from NY 11231, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
09/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Smallz A112186 is at risk for New Hope Only determination; she has allowed minimal handling from her caretakers and has displayed all appropriate warning signals.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/01/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 50.8 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name:1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 09/15/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541376B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 03/04/18 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 182849 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 09/01/18 Veterinarian: 0844 2.50 Cc Pyrantel PO 2.5 Cc Paradefense- topical HWT-neg MC
08/31/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/31/17 16:49 Smallz is a 6 year old unaltered female Medium dog; she was breed and home and was surrender due to the owner not having time. She has no known health issues or injures and has no recent vet history. Around Strangers Smallz is friendly and gentle. She has been around children of ages 3-15 and is playful and Exuberant with the children. When Smallz is approached by another dog she will growl and lunge, but has no bite history. Smallz isn’t bothered when some touches her food bowl or toys. Smallz loves bath time and is friendly in the tub. When an unfamiliar person approaches the home she barks and later becomes friendly. She was described as playful, affectionate, and playful and has a very high activity level. Smallz likes to follow her owner’s around the home and likes raw hide bones and squeaky toys. She is feed wet and dry food twice a day and chicken as a treat. Smallz is house trained and uses grass and cement. Smallz is crate trained and sleeps in the crate. Smallz will sit rollover and gives paw on command if fed treats, and goes on brisk walks on leash. Upon intake Smallz was friendly and relaxed she allowed the counselor to collar her and take a photo.
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09/05/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for SMALLZ A1121866 KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile Date of intake: 8/31/17 Unaltered female, owner surrender Previously lived with: Unknown Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, gentle Behavior toward children: Playful, exuberant with children aged 3-15 Behavior toward dogs: Growls and lunges when approached, has not bitten Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes, also crate trained Energy level/descriptors: Smallz is described as playful and affectionate with a high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 9/5/17 Summary: Smallz is difficult to remove from the kennel, growling, lunging and snapping at the leash. She appears to be uncomfortable or afraid of the slip lead. She has also allowed minimal handling from her caretakers. Out of concern for her stress levels and her response to restraint, we feel Smallz is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of her behavior in her previous home. PLAYGROUP: Smallz has displayed concerning behavior off leash with other dogs, as well as in passing in the yard. She has required a muzzle when interacting off leash, and repeatedly lunges and snaps at them. When dogs pass by in the yard, she stiffens, growls, hard barks, and lunges in their direction. According to Smallz previous owner, Smallz will growl and lunge at dogs that approach her. The Behavior team feels that it would be in Smallz’s best interest to remain the only dog in the home, and exercise vigilance and caution when handling Smallz in areas where other dogs may be present. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help Reilly associate dogs with things he enjoys like toys or treats INTAKE BEHAVIOR Date of intake: 8/31/17 At intake, Smallz was social toward the counselor and relaxed. She allowed collaring and photographing without incident. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of initial: 9/1/17 During her veterinary examination, Smallz growled and snapped at the medical team. She calmed and allowed handling once muzzled. ENERGY LEVEL: Her previous owner reports a high activity level, which matches what we have seen in the care center.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Single-pet home/Recommend no dog parks: Due to the concerning behaviors that Smallz has shown during playgroup (see GROUP BEHAVIOR SUMMARY), we feel that Smallz should not visit dog parks and be the only resident dog. The Behavior Department recommends that she be socialized in a more controlled setting until her behavior towards other dogs can be further addressed. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the rapid escalation to warning behaviors seen in the care center, we are recommending placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavioral support before placement into a permanent home. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training for Smallz as more aversive methods increase fear and increase the risk of future aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Once in the care center, Smallz has shown fear-based warnings of aggression.
09/01/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Smallz has displayed concerning behavior off leash with other dogs, as well as in passing in the yard. She has required a muzzle when interacting off leash, and repeatedly lunges and snaps at them. When dogs pass by in the yard, she stiffens, growls, hard barks, and lunges in their direction. According to Smallz previous owner, Smallz will growl and lunge at dogs that approach her. The Behavior team feels that it would be in Smallz’s best interest to remain the only dog in the home, and exercise vigilance and caution when handling Smallz in areas where other dogs may be present. Reward-based, force-free training can be utilized to help Reilly associate dogs with things he enjoys like toys or treats 9/01: Smallz is tense when initially greeting at the fence and then lunges and snaps at the helper dog through the fence. Due to the greeter’s dog inexperience, she was not allowed muzzled and the session was ended. 9/02: Smallz was muzzled before being introduced to the helper dog. She rushed the gate hard barking and lunging. In order to get a full assessment of Smallz’s level of socialization, she was allowed into the pen even though her greeting behavior was concerning. As soon as the gate was opened, she rushed in and threw her body in the air but was stop by the handler holding her leash. The dogs were safely separated and no further interaction occurred.
09/01/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam 9/1/17 Estimated age: ~6yrs, female Microchip noted on Intake? No History : Owner surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior – Snapping, growling, rope muzzle used for exam, calmed down with muzzle and allowed all handling with minimal struggle Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = WNL BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, moderate otitis externa, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Not performed PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, flaking skin, sparse coat along dorsum CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Dermatitis, otitis externa Plan: Cleaned ears, applied Claro AU. Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Good SURGERY: OK for surgery
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