MILKY WAY – A1110125
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My name is MILKY WAY. My Animal ID # is A1110125.
I am a spayed female white am pit bull ter. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 04/26/2017 from NY 11691, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
05/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Milky Way A1110125 was placed At Risk for Behavior
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/26/2017 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 62.6 LBS.
advantage 2 applied 3.1ml pyrantel given PO heartworm test: negative Canine DAPP Product Name: Nobivac Serial Number: 02121711A Location of Vaccination: RFL Revaccination Date: 5/10/17 booster Canine Bordetella Product Name: Intra-Trac3 Serial Number: 00541370B Location of Vaccination: IN Revaccination Date: 10/26/17 Rabies Product Name: Nobivac Serial Number 176724 Location of Vaccination: RHL Revaccination Date: 4/26/18 Veterinarian: Dr. 0844
04/26/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/26/17 12:23 PCT: 101 Type of Animal: Dog Tax ID#: 958250 Shield#: 6821 Police officer: Andeani Shift:day Location P/U: beach 45th street How was the animal transported? crate Tranq’d: no Pepper Sprayed:no Is there a potential cruelty investigation pending?no Comments: The officers were called to the location of a dog who has been tied up for 6 days. When they arrived the dog was barking and lunging at the officers. A neighbor helped the officers place a muzzle on the dog. Heather Legeer
05/05/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Milky Way the snow white sweetheart! I’m told she doesn’t always make a good impression in her kennel, but Milky Way has been very sweet and playful with me. She is always so happy to be out and about and it shows in the way she prances like a show horse. Aside from excited almost-zoomie bursts she doesn’t pull much on leash, she seems very housetrained, and she’s super treat motivated (maybe that’s why we hit it off!). On a recent walk she kept propping her paws up on me, soaking up some love, and then galloped off to celebrate. She LOVES to run and fetch and lights up at the sight of a tennis ball (and is reluctant to part with it, sometimes toting it along down the block). When we encountered a staff member that marveled at her beauty Milky Way was very softly waggy and nuzzled her hands. She might not trust everyone right away, but has a lot of love to offer! Milky Way is at Brooklyn ACC hoping to be the center of your universe.
04/30/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 04/16/17 Spayed, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 04/30/17 Summary: Milky way has allowed some handling in the care center but she is tense and avoids interaction with her new caretakers. She watches and tracks the humans around him carefully at all times and has been observed to lunge, growl when made uncomfortable. Due to the behaviors observed, and out of concern for her stress level, we do not feel it is appropriate to perform a handling assessment at this time. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Milky Way displays neutral body language when interacting with male and female dogs. She keeps to herself tolerating face to face greetings from other dogs. Milky Way was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Milky Way be placed with resident dogs that match her calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 04/27/17 During her initial medical examination, Milky way was tense and growled upon some approach/handling. ENERGY LEVEL: Milky way remains fearful and displays a low energy level in the care center. We have no history on Milky way so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young 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: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the fear/avoidance behavior displayed in the care center, we cannot fully evaluate Milky way and feel that she will be best set up to succeed through placement with a New Hope partner. We recommend only positive reinforcement-based, force-free training for Milky way as aversive methods are likely to heighten his fear and increase aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Milky way has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times. It is important to always go slow and give Milky way the option to walk away from any social interaction. Milky way should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Milky way’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Milky way would do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to her new surroundings. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Milky way is extremely nervous around strangers and can be difficult to handle. She shows clear signs of discomfort; It is important to respect those signs and to help Milky way gain comfort and confidence in order to avoid escalation.
04/27/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Milky Way displays neutral body language when interacting with male and female dogs. She keeps to herself tolerating face to face greetings from other dogs. Milky Way was surrendered as a stray so her past behavior around dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Milky Way be placed with resident dogs that match her calm sociability. 4/27: Milky Way displays slightly stiff body language when greeting a novel male dog. His leash is help to give Milk Way the chance to approach on her own, but she keeps to herself and explores the pen, never approaching to greet him. 4/28-4/30: Milky Way displays neutral body language when greeting calm male and female dogs. She keeps to herself as she explores the pen, tolerating the other dogs’ face to face greetings but choosing to not socialize. 5/1: Milky Way becomes stiff when greeted by a novel sexually motivated male. When interrupted the male wanders away, but Milky Way follows him and lunges. They are separated. 5/2-5/5: Milky Way keeps to herself when interacting with a group of calm dogs.
04/26/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam 04/26/17 Estimated age: ~5yrs, spayed Microchip noted on Intake? Yes. 985112001205802 History : Stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – Quiet, presented with soft muzzle already on due to lunging at police officers that brought her in. Allowed handling, low growling during portions of exam. Tail tucked Evidence of Cruelty seen – No Evidence of Trauma seen – No Objective P = WNL R = WNL BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Unable to do oral exam PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense U/G: Spayed, tattoo seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; several old wounds/scars on distal limbs CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Excellent
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