NIKKI – A1072849
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My name is NIKKI. My Animal ID # is A1072849.
I am a spayed female black and brown germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 14 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/08/2016 from NY 11225, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/08/2016 Exam Type TREATMENT – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 42.2 LBS.
Applied 2cc Activyl TP Gave 4.2cc Pyrantel PO
05/08/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/08/16 12:44 Basic Information: Nikki is a 14 year old Shepard mix who was surrendered due to her previous owner not being able to care for her. Socailization: Around strangers Nikki is friendly, outgoing and doesn’t play with adults. Nikki has spent time with children of all ages and is relaxed around them but doesn’t play. Nikki has spent time with many different dog breeds and is relaxed around them and doesn’t play. Nikki has never been around cats so it is unknown how she will react to being around them. Nikki has never bitten another person or animal. Behavior: Nikki often uses the bathroom indoors and is not bothered by loud sounds. Nikki will nip if someone touches her food or bowl while she is eating, takes a treat away or takes a toy or other object away. Nikki is friendly when someone pushes/pulls her off of the furniture, gives her a bath, holds/restrains her or brushes her. It is unknown how Nikki will react if someone tries to trim her nails. If an unfamiliar person approaches Nikki’s family or home she will be friendly toward them. For a new Family to know: Nikki is described as: friednly, confidnet, mellow and indepenent with a low activity level. When at home Nikki will folow around her owners. Nikki was kept indoors only and was fed lamb and rice flavored dry food. Nikki is not house trained and has accidents a few times a week. When left alone in the house Nikki is well behaved. Nikki knows the command sit . Nikki likes to go to off leash dog parks and slow walks on a leash. Nikki will pull lightly on the leash. When off leash Nikki will wander some nut will come when she is called. Nikki will go to the bathroom anywhere outside. Intake Behavior: Nikki allowed staff to collar, scan for a microchip and take pictures with no signs of aggression.
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05/10/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Nikki previously lived with adults and has spent time with children of all ages. The owner stated Nikki is relaxed around children, adults and strangers but doesn’t play. The owner mentioned Nikki will nip if someone touches her food bowl while she is eating or takes a treat and toy away from her. The owner describes Nikki as friendly, confident, mellow and independent. It was reported by the owner Nikki has a low activity level and well behaved when home alone. At intake it was reported Nikki was calm and allowed all handling. During SAFER Nikki came into the assessment room calm and relaxed, she was friendly and social towards the assessor. She allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Nikki was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Nikki was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Due to some concerns stated from the previous owner Nikki will nip if someone touches her food bowl or takes away her treats and toys. The behavior department feels she can be suitable for an experience adopter with no children. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is between her legs, body a bit tense, mouth closed, lip licks. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. No interest.
05/10/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Nikki’s previous owner reports that she is relaxed around other dogs but does not engage in play. When off leash at the Care Center, she greets briefly but mostly wanders the pen.
05/08/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan: neg sex: female spayed est age: 14yrs S/O: Dog is BARH App+++ EENT – cataracts OU Temporal muscle atrophy Grade 3/4 dental dz Heart/lungs auscult wnl Abdomen tense, but wnl Amb x 4; decreased ROM hind legs (consistent with OA) Approx 2cm firm mammary mass left caudal abdomen A: Geriatric underlying – moderate-severe dental dz, cataracts, mass P: Recommend rescue placement PROGNOSIS: Good-Fair
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