NYLA – A1073506
Safe - 6-24-2016 Brooklyn
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My name is NYLA. My Animal ID # is A1073506.
I am a female black am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 06/14/2016 from NY 10464, owner surrender reason stated was PETS CONFL.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/18/2016 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 57.2 LBS.
COUGHING WITH MODERATE NASAL DISCHARGE ADDING AZITHROMYCIN 250MG PO Q24 X 5 DAYS
06/14/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/14/16 14:44 Basic Information: Nyla is a 5 year old unspayed female Pit Bull that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Nyla for less than a month. Nyla was adopted from BACC. Socialization: According to the owner, Nyla is friendly around strangers. She will try to jump and give kisses to people. She has not been around kids therefore behavior is unknown. Owner did not have cats in the home but did state that when she would walk Nyla, she would bark and try to lunge after stray cats that she noticed on the street. Owner had 3 other dogs in the home and stated that when Nyla was introduced to 2 of them, she started lip curling, barking and lunging after the other dogs. Behavior: Owner has never tried to take her food away, give her a bath or trim her nails so she is not sure as to how Nyla would react to having it done. OWner did mention that Nyla seems nervous around eating in front of other people and would not eat around owner until she left the room in the beginning. Nyla will growl when her treats are taken away. She is friendly when being pushed off furniture, having her toy taken away, having her coat brushed,being held/restrained, and when being disturbed when she is sleeping. When unfamiliar people would approach owners home or yard, Nyla would get excited and start jumping. For a New Family to Know: Nyla is described as friendly, playful, confident, excitable and can be pushy with a high activity level. When in the home, she likes to follow owner around and be in the same room as her. Nyla was kept indoors only and is house-trained. She only had 1 accident in the home where she peed when she was sick with kennel cough. When left alone in the home, will bark & whine but is very behaved. Owner has never left her outside in the yard alone. Nyla has been crate trained & owner stated she did good in a crate. She knows the commands sit, stay and paw. When it comes to toys, she likes balls, and chew toys. For exercise, owner took her on walks, let her run around the yard or go running on the beach. Nyla pulls hard on the leash. Owner has never tried to take her off leash as she would run away. Nyla was fed both wet & dry food 3x a day,brand Whole Earth Farms. Owner feels that Nyla would do great in a single pet home as she is great with people but does not seem to like other dogs. Behavior during intake: Nyla was jumping and giving kisses during intake. She allowed all handling.
05/20/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Nyla is simply a delight!! She solicits attention from her cage and seems to see a friend in every new face. Not surprisingly, her previous owner says she’ll “walk up to just about anybody.” She has previously lived with infants and children and was very playful with them. Although she hasn’t lived with cats or dogs, she is reported to be calm when passing them and she has been trying out her social skills in our playgroups (she can be overly eager to play, but overall has done well!). She didn’t show any guarding issues in her last home and was even friendly if disturbed while sleeping…way to make the rest of us look bad, Nyla! She is always super fun and engaging when I take her out. She seems housebroken (and has previously been crate trained), loves to play fetch and will give “paw” for treats. Her eyes glow with an inner warmth and her wiggly back end emanates the joy she feels in the company of people. I can’t think of a better face to come home to! Please come meet Nyla at Brooklyn ACC…you’ll make her day!
06/17/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Nyla has shown some appropriate and social behavior around other dogs at the Care Center, however her most recent owners reported that when she was introduced to 2 of the owner’s dogs Nyla started lip curling, barking and lunging after the other dogs and this behavior continued for 3 weeks. Due to this behavior report, we fell that she is best suited for an experienced adopter with no other dogs. SAFER 5/14/16: Nyla previously lived with 1 adult and has been around small children. The owner stated around strangers and children, Nyla is very friendly. The owner describes Nyla as friendly, excitable, and confident. It was reported by the owner Nyla is house trained, crate trained and does well up 8-9 hours and has a high activity level. At intake it was reported Nyla was quiet and wiggly, she allowed all handling. During SAFER Nyla came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, she was friendly and social towards the assessor. She allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Nyla follows but a bit distracted during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Nyla was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Nyla appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft but a bit distracted. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you.
05/15/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Nyla’s first owner, Nyla has not lived with dogs, however in passing Nyla is usually calm. According to Nyla’s most recent owner, Nyla was introduced to 2 of the owner’s dogs. When introduced, Nyla started lip curling, barking and lunging after the other dogs. During Nyla’s first stay at the Care Center, Nyla greeted both male and female dogs with a soft body. She became hyper-motivated to meet the other dogs at the gate, rushing toward the gate with high energy and becoming slightly stiff. Once in the pen, she was able to solicit and engage in gentle play. Although Nyla has shown some appropriate and social behavior at the Care Center around other dogs, due to her previous owner’s reports, we fell that she is best suited for a home with no other dogs. 6/15 update: Nyla whines at the gate. Once in the pen, she solicits and engages in gentle play. She offers correction when a male attempts to mount her. When play is not reciprocated she wanders in the pen.
06/15/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Unable to find microchip despite repeated scanning. BARH – curious, accepts attention, allows all handling F~ 5 years Ears, eyes, nose, throat clear Teeth lightly stained Coat clean – no flea dirt or parasites noted Ambx4 NOSF
06/18/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
COUGHING WITH MODERATE NASAL DISCHARGE ADDING AZITHROMYCIN 250MG PO Q24 X 5 DAYS
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