HENNESSEY – A1125537
Gone - 9-21-2017 Brooklyn
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My name is HENNESSEY. My Animal ID # is A1125537.
I am a spayed female white and br brindle am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 09/14/2017 from NY 11436, owner surrender reason stated was MIL DEPLOY.
09/19/2017 AT RISK MEMO
nnessey A1125537 is at risk with a New Hope Only behavior determination. She has warmed up with consistent gentle handling from the enrichment team during playgroup sessions, but remains uncomfortable with restraint and with being handled by new people. This matches her previous owner’s report of discomfort with strangers, sometimes escalating to lunging and snapping. We have been unable to complete a handling assessment in the care center.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/15/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 62.0 LBS.
Canine DAPP Product Name:1-DAPPv Serial Number: 02121717A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 09/29/17 Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541376B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 03/15/18 Rabies Product Name: 1-Rabies Serial Number: 221611 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 09/15/18 Veterinarian: 1167 3.1 Cc Pyrantel PO 4.0Cc Paradefense- topical Microchip inserted HWT
09/14/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/14/17 19:52 Hennessey is a 3 year old spayed large white and brown brindle dog who was surrendered by her owner due to the fact that her son who is the main caretaker of Hennessey is being deployed to the military. The owner stated that she could not handle the dog on her own. The owner stated she got Hennessey as a gift from a friend. She has had Hennessey since she was 8 weeks old. Owner stated that when around strangers she is friendly sometime but at times she will hard bark growl and may lunge at the person if they continue to approach her. When playing with adults she is exuberant. She has not spent time around children cats or other dogs so it is unknown how she will react. Owner stated that If Hennessey isn’t walked every 6 hours she will pee and poop inside the home. Owner stated that if she is left alone for long periods of time she will destroy stuff. The owner stated that she is also aggressive with strangers. During fireworks and loud noises she is nervous. If someone was to touch her food treats or toys she isn’t bothered. If someone was to try to take away something that she is not supposed to have like shoes or clothes she will growl and may snap. She isn’t bothered if she is restrained or disturbed while she sleeps. She will tolerate being bathed. She has never been brushed nor had her nails trimmed so it is unknown how she will react. If someone unfamiliar approaches her house or family member she will bark growl and may snap at them. Owner described Hennessey as friendly affectionate playful, confident and excitable with a very high activity level. Her favorite activity are walking running and fetching balls. Hennessey likes to play with balls and chew bones. She has been kept mostly indoors. Hennessey eats both wet and dry food and is very much house trained. When using the bathroom she will go on the cement outside. When left alone in the home outside of her crate she will destroy things. When left alone in the yard she will bark at strangers. She has been crated and does well for up to 6 hours. Hennessey knows how to sit, come, stay and give paw. She is used to brisk walks on the leash running, and playing in the yard. When off the leash she will wander but comes back when called.
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09/19/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Hennessey A1125537 KNOWN HISTORY: 09/14/2017 Spayed, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Growls, barks; may lunge and snap Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Growls when something is attempted to be removed from her possession Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful, confident and excitable with a very high activity level Other notes: Reported to destroy household items when left alone SAFER ASSESSMENT: 09/19/2017 Look: 4. Dog holds eye contact while remaining motionless with ears forward. Her body is stiff and becomes stiffer as assessment progresses. Summary: Hennessey remains highly anxious throughout her assessment, seeking exit – whining and grumbling. When the assessor attempts to interact Hennessey avoids, she head flips upon direct touch and when attempted to position for first handling item, Hennessey hard stared and became stiff. For these reasons, Hennessey is not an appropriate candidate for an assessment at this time. PLAYGROUP: When off leash at the Care Center, Hennessey is nervous but loosens her body as she continues to participate in group. She is assertive and offers deep growls when she is uncomfortable with another dog’s behavior. According to Hennessey’s previous owner, she has not spent time around other dogs so it is unknown how she will react. The Behavior Department recommends that Hennessey be placed in a home with resident dogs that match her calm sociability and is respectful. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 09/15/2017 During her initial medical examination, Hennessey was tense though tolerated all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Hennessey displays a moderate energy level in the care center though her owner reports a high activity level.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Hennessey appears to easily startle and become uncomfortable with up close handling, for these reasons we advise against a home with children at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the noted concerns displayed in a home environment in addition to behavior in shelter, the behavior department recommends Hennessey be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Hennessey to acclimate comfortably to her new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Hennessey to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Hennessey presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Hennessey gives clear warnings when she is uncomfortable and does seem to choose to avoid or retreat when given the opportunity, but if prevented from moving away there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors and possible fear-based aggression. It is important to move slowly with Hennessey, to build positive associations (treats/toys/praise), and to allow Hennessey to initiate interactions with new people. She should never be forced to greet or to interact if she is not comfortable and soliciting attention.
09/15/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash at the Care Center, Hennessey is nervous but loosens her body as she continues to participate in group. She is assertive and offers deep growls when she is uncomfortable with another dog’s behavior. According to Hennessey’s previous owner, she has not spent time around other dogs so it is unknown how she will react. The Behavior Department recommends that Hennessey be placed in a home with resident dogs that match her calm sociability and is respectful. 9/15: Hennessey displays nervous posture with a tucked tail as she briefly greets the novel male dog. She then explores the pen primarily keeping to her self. 9/16: Hennessey greeted a novel female dog, and as the session continued she started to become a bit stiff and began to put her chin over the female. When she would approach the novel male, she would greet him with a soft body, but mostly kept to herself as she explored the pens. 9/17: Hennessey greets novel male and female dogs with a soft body. She is tolerant of a male attempting to mount her and moves away from him.
09/15/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~2-3 years Microchip noted on Intake? positive History : o/s, history of skin allergies and gets cytopoint injections monthly per owner Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior – Very nervous, tense, ears back, tail tucked, and shaking. Had rope muzzle for all procedures and did not try to bite Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: limited oral exam due to muzzle PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: FS, tattoo noted on ventrum MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat, mild erythema diffusely CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Hx skin allergies Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Start benadryl 2.2mg/kg PO BID x7d if takes in meatball Needs behavioral eval Prognosis: Excellent but may need longterm therapy for allergies SURGERY: spayed
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