NANA – A1112679
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My name is NANA. My Animal ID # is A1112679.
I am a female tan and gray yorkshire terr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/21/2017 from NY 10469, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
05/29/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Nana A1112679 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination including a bite history. She is reported to be uncomfortable with strangers and to escalate to warning behaviors in a range of situations in her previous home, and she did not tolerate a handling assessment in the care center.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/29/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 14.3 LBS.
no diarrhea noticed in the cage eating chicken breast and baby food (gerber) nosf
05/21/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/21/17 09:38 Basic Info: Nana A1112679 is a female tan & off gray/black Yorkshire terrier/terrier mix who was given to the owner from the previous owner 2yrs ago and is being surrendered due to moving in with family in another state that are allergic. Nana was last seen by a veterinarian in 2016 and currently has no known health issues/injuries. Socialization: Nana is fearful/aggressive towards strangers; she’ll bark, growl, snap and or lunge. She’s lived with a 7yr old child and was relaxed, gentle, playful and exuberant with them (however she has bitten a 9yr old (in 2016) that came to visit that Nana didn’t know well when they tried to pet her- the bite left a scratch mark), same with the adults in the home and there was an older Pittie that Nana wanted to friend but the owner didn’t allow it due to them not trusting the Pit to be friendly towards Nana. Nana hasn’t lived with cats and hasn’t bitten/scratched any other person. Behavior: During storms/fireworks Nana will bark or hide. She barks at times when left alone & isn’t housebroken (behavior correction/modification hasn’t been attempted). Nana will bark or growl when having her food/food bowl touched/moved (sometimes) & when being brushed/bathed (will also snap and or try to get away). If someone unfamiliar approaches the home/family member Nana will bark or run away. The following hasn’t been done: having her toy/object taken away/moved, having her nails trimmed or being disturbed while sleeping/resting. For a New Family to Know: Nana is described as friendly (sometimes), affectionate (sometimes), playful & excitable with a medium-high activity level. Her favorite activity is to play with squeaky toys (her favorite). Nana’s an indoor only dog that sleeps on a dog bed or with the owner & eats mostly house food 2x a day (with some dry Pedigree dog food). Nana uses wee wee pads sometimes & doesn’t know any commands. Intake Behavior: Nana allowed some handling after spending some time with her on the floor and getting her to be a little comfortable with me. She’ll sit near you and wag her tail a little but will growl and or give a quick snap (no contact was made) if you pet her. I was able to remove Nana’s collar/leash and get her picture on our table back drop by picking her up & wrapping her in a towel which seemed to put her a little at ease. I was unable to collar her but while still wrapped in her towel she was placed into a kennel with ease.
No Web Memo
05/26/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Date of Intake 5/21/2017 Unaltered female, owner surrender (lived in previous home for 2 years) Previously lived with: adults, 7 year old child, large dog Behavior toward strangers: Will bark, growl, snap Behavior toward children: Relaxed, gentle, playful with resident child. Bit visiting 9 year old child, left a scratch mark Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Will bark or growl when food is touched Bite history: Yes, bit visiting 9 year old that attempted to pet her, left a scratch mark Housetrained:No, indoor only, uses the wee wee pad only sometimes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly (sometimes), Affectionate (sometimes, playful and excitable with her family, has a medium-high activity level Other notes: Nana will snap when being brushed or bathed. She growled and snapped upon intake, though at times sat next to counselor and slightly wagged her tail, eventually allowed minimal handling. SAFER ASSESSMENT: Date of assessment 5/26/2017 Toy: 1. Minimal interest, Dog sniffs then turns away. This may be due to environment as owner reports favorite activity is to play with squeaky toys Summary: Nana was difficult to remove from her kennel, snapping at the leash. She growled while collaring and allowed very minimal handling. Out of concern for her stress levels we feel Nana is not a candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see her owner surrender profile for a full summary of her beahvior in her previous home. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Date of Initial 5/21/2017 During her initial medical exam, Nana snaps and vocalized, body remained tense. ENERGY LEVEL: Her owner describes Nana as having a medium to high activity level. In the care center, Nana has a low level of energy.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope only _X_No children (under 13) – Due to how uncomfortable Nana is currently with touch and novel stimuli, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time. _X_Place with a New Hope partner – Nana has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home. Potential challenges: _X_House soiling – Nana is reported to have frequent accidents in the house, and appears not to have been housetrained in the past. She will need guidance and consistency to learn to eliminate outside. Accidents should never be punished as it can damage the human-dog relationship and is likely to make the problem worse. _X_Handling/touch sensitivity – Nana has allowed very minimal handling while at the care center. It is important to always go slow and give Nana the option to walk away from any social interaction. Nana should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
05/21/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Reported 5 years old Microchip noted on Intake? YES MC pos 985112003938723 History : Owner surrender, no medical hx given Subjective: Very nervous about leash and restraint – tense body and snaps at everything, vocalizes when head is restrained. Muzzled with difficulty (pt snapping at muzzle) and then examined. Objective BCS 6/9, MMs pink EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam (with tongue depressors): Mild tartar H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Tense, no masses palpated U/G: Female, large MGs and vulva MSI: Ambulatory x 4, fur coat slightly matted, skin free of parasites, no masses noted CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: 1. Mild tartar 2. Slightly matted Plan 1. Recommend dental cleaning and socialization Prognosis: Good SURGERY: Okay for surgery 1088
05/28/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating NH ONLY
S/O liquid diarrhea-was light brown at first but then became darker BAR, timid at first but warmed up quickly and allowed brief exam mm pk, sl tacky mild serous nasal d/c abdomen soft A CIRDC diarrhea-r/o secondary to stress vs secondary to doxy vs other P metronidazole 125 mg PO BID x 7 days cerenia 0.6 ml SQ SID x 2 days
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