JOLENE – A1095909
Gone - 11-12-2016 Manhattan
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My name is JOLENE. My Animal ID # is A1095909.
I am a female white and black am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 11/04/2016 from NY 10461, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/11/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 40.6 LBS.
11/04/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/4/16 19:57 Basic information: Jolene was brought in as a stray. The finder found her on the street, the finder placed Jolene in a in his car and brought Jolene to the shelter. No other information could be provided during intake. Intake Behavior: During intake Jolene was relaxed with soft body. Jolene allowed to be scanned (negative), collared, pictured, and placed in a dog kennel.
11/08/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I am told there are dogs out there who don’t hate being bathed because I see their videos on social media, but I’ve always been convinced they were photoshopped. Then I met Jolene, a dog so eager for affection that as a friend gave her a sponge bath, she leaned into her leg and closed her eyes, relishing the warmth of her new friend’s touch, water be damned. Jolene, who appears house trained, had been in her kennel for a while, and she bounced out so eager to engage, play, and have close snuggle time with the humans around her. Her walking log notes say she is a “friendly, happy dog,” and that sums her up precisely and perfectly. We were stunned to see that the shelter estimates her to be 8 years old because there’s nothing “mature” about her, other than her dearness with people. She has participated in playgroup with other dogs, and she has charmed us by participating in our own ad hoc human playgroup, one that involved snuggles, love, and kisses, for which she shows the utmost and heartbreaking gratitude. Jolene is a dear girl ready for any adventure, whether you be a landlubber or water lover, as long as love is involved.
11/07/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/6/2016 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted, lip lick Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, ears back, tail wagging Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, unresponsive to each pass Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed or back. Toy 3. Dog takes away, keeps a firm hold. Her body is a bit stiff. Summary: Jolene may require positive behavior modification to address any potential guarding issues that may present themselves in a home environment. Jolene displayed no concern during handling portions of the assessment. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Selective: These dogs can succeed with certain other dogs, but may be more selective or picky. They may dislike certain ‘types’ of dogs or styles of dog play so they may require extra supervision when interacting with other dogs. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with a neutered male Jolene is tense. She briefly greets then, once solicited with running play, she will chase after the helper dog growling (as a correction, not offensive behaviors). MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/4/2016 During her initial medical examination, Jolene readily allowed all handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience _X_No young children (under 5)(See potential challenges) Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding (We cannot be certain whether any guarding or possessive behavior may appear in a home environment, but we recommend adopters comfortable with safe management and modification of guarding behavior in case it does.)
11/05/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Jolene has been assertive and tense, offercing correction for playful behavior. Due to arriving as a stray, previous history around dogs is unknown. Based on observation made on Jolene while in our care, the behavior department feels that Jolene may potentially be considered into a home with calmer, non-playful dogs pending slow, positive introductions at Jolene’s pace. 11/5: When off leash with a neutered male Jolene is tense. She briefly greets then, once solicited with running play, she will chase after the helper dog growling (as a correction, not offensive behaviors). 11/8, 11/9: Jolene is tense, assertive and offers correction for ongoing play in the pen. She vocalizaes and runs after the other dogs. She ignores calm dogs.
11/04/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Microchip: negative Sex: female Age 8Y Geriatric Mentation: BARH Eyes: cloudy ou Ears: clear Nose: clear Teeth: moderate / severe tartar If abnormal BCS: 3 Skin: wnl Hair Coat: flea comb negative Declawed: no Any injuries: none Behavior: social / allowed all handling Medication: none NOSF
11/10/2016 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
11/10/16 14:05 BAR Reported to have low appetite Actively sneezing with bilateral mucoid and bloody nasal discharge A:CIRDC +/- low appetite P:Move to iso Doxy PO SID x 10 days Monitor appetite x 3 days Recheck day 10 11/09/16 12:31 BAR no cirdc signs reported not eating today 11/8 No CIRDC signs seen at this time. Will continue to monitor. NOSF
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