SANDY – A1121593
Gone - 8-15-2017 Manhattan
My name is SANDY. My Animal ID # is A1121593.
I am a female br brindle and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/11/2017 from NY 10457, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
08/14/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1121593 Sandy is At Risk for CIRDC
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/14/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 50.4 LBS.
08/14/17 14:58 1398 Rejected for surgery due to CIRDC. Rescheduled for two weeks from today.
08/11/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/11/17 12:47 The dog was easy to handle
08/14/2017 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: “She’s so cute”, squealed some kids coming to play ball. I sure couldn’t disagree. Her eyes sparkle, her tail wags, she’s petite, sweet, friendly and all about being out and about on a nice summer morning. Sandy pulls a bit on leash in her enthusiasm at an outing and a chance to go potty, but settles quickly with the promise of a treat. She sits before being asked, looking up with smiling eyes and the cutest little grin ever. Joining me on the bench for a quick hug and a kiss, she then jumps down to wag her tail at a passing dog, but no pulling. She’s a beacon of light on a greyish morning, her friendly energy the promise of good times ahead. Back in the building a little dog was in a crate being brought in by the police, and Sandy gave the official wagging tail welcome to a newcomer. She’s an absolute doll in a shining clean coat and the joy in her eyes when she meets her new person will be unmatched. Let’s get Sandy home.
08/13/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: None 8/11/17 Unaltered Female, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 8/13/17 Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. 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 closed. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game. She is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog quickly pulls back. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pulls back. Toy: 3. Dog keeps firm grip on toy and frantically shakes it. Muzzle punches hand repeatedly when it touches the toy. Summary: Sandy was anxious and distracted during her assessment, focusing on the door and other stimuli around the room. When a squeaker was pressed, she focused on the sound, barking intensely at it, and took a long time to calm down. When in possession of the toy, she became intensely focused, shaking it, and muzzle punching the hand repeatedly. PLAYGROUP: 8/12: When introduced off leash to another female dog, Sandy greets politely then offers a correction for play solicitation. History around dogs is unknown due to arriving as a stray. At this time, a period of decompression is recommended for Sandy before immediate introductions to other dogs. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Sandy was easy to handle. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/11/17 During her initial medical exam, Sandy was tense and trembling. ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Sandy so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic 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: Experienced adopter, adult-only home (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below) _X_No children (under 13): Due to the potential Sandy has shown for resource guarding in the care center, and the intense behavior she has shown over toys, we recommend an adult only home. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding: Sandy has shown extremely intense behavior over toys at the care center, focusing on them, barking and whining to get them, and grabbing and shaking them intensely. When the hand touches a toy\ she is in possession of, she does not let go of the toy and repeatedly muzzle punches at it. For this reason, we advise against ever removing items from Sandy’s possession without safely trading for an item or greater or equal value. Guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended to aid in safely managing/modifying this behavior in a new home environment. _X_Anxiety: Sandy has displayed anxious behavior at the care center, pacing, panting, and focusing intently on things. She may need positive reinforcement, force free training, giving her other things to do if she appears anxious outside of the care center. _X_On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: At the care center, Sandy has been observed to react to other dogs on leash, lunging towards them, barking and growling. Sandy may need positive reinforcement, reward based training to teach her to look at you rather than other dogs and novel stimuli that may startle her. We recommend a front clip harness or head halter to help manage this behavior.
08/12/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
8/12: When introduced off leash to another female dog, Sandy greets politely then offers a correction for play solicitation. History around dogs is unknown due to arriving as a stray. At this time, a period of decompression is recommended for Sandy before immediate introductions to other dogs.
08/11/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
08/11/17 13:01 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: ~3 years Microchip noted on Intake? scan negative History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – nervous, trembling on exam, muzzle placed for exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective T = — P = — R = — BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: not performed due to muzzle PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female, no spay scar or tattoo seen, no MGTs palpated MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dirty haircoat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment ~3 year oll female dog suspect intact dirty haircoat apparently healthy Plan: OK for surgery Prognosis: Excellent SURGERY: OK for surgery
08/14/2017 MS NEW URI (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPNOCHILD
S/O QAR, shy initially but then greeted me at front of cage plays with stuffed animal no nasal discharge honking cough with end gag eupnic A CIRDC P move to iso baytril 136 mg tabs: 2 tabs PO SID x 14 days clavamox 375 mg PO BID x 10 days cerenia 60 mg PO SID x 3 days
Generated on Aug 14 2017 6:00PM
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