STU – A1121225
Gone - 8-12-2017 Manhattan
My name is STU. My Animal ID # is A1121225.
I am a male gray pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 08/07/2017 from NY 10170, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
08/11/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Stu A1121225 is at risk for a New Hope Only behavior determination. He has been tense and has allowed minimal handling, escalating quickly to high-level warning behaviors (snarling, snapping) when visited. We were unable to place Stu into playgroup or to run a handling assessment due to his avoidance of interaction and escalation to warning behaviors.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/10/2017 Exam Type VET STATEMENT – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 83.0 LBS.
Based on chart review and cage exam (no coughing, sneezing, nasal or ocular discharge), this patient is cleared for surgery tomorrow. 1088
08/07/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
Stu was a little scared while being tranported into a cage that we set up for him other that that he was not aggressive or fractious. 08/07/17 20:41
No Web Memo
08/10/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Stu A1121225 KNOWN HISTORY: None 8/7/17 Unaltered Male, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 08/10/2017 Summary: Stu has snapped during his stay in our care centers when uncomfortable; guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is recommended to assess behavior after decompression in a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing Stu to new and unfamiliar situations. INTAKE BEHAVIOR Upon intake, Stu was tense. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 8/8/17 During his initial medical exam, Stu was very tense with wide eyes. DOG-DOG: When introduced to a female dog on leash, Stu displays a soft body and wagging tail. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Stu has snapped and snarled on one occasion when handler was attempting to interact outside of the kennel; he remains highly uncomfortable and difficult to manage in the care centers at this time. Due to the noted observations, we advise an appropriate period of decompression before introduction/exposure to new and familiar situations as we cannot be certain of the depth of his fear. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the warning and distance-increasing behaviors shown in the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address Stu’s underlying anxiety. We recommend exercising caution and appropriate management when attempting to handle. Potential challenges: _X_Handling/touch sensitivity: Stu allows very minimal handling in the care center though displays clear distance increasing behaviors, low growling, stiff bodied and whale eyed upon any attempts to interact or engage. If prevented from moving away there is a potential to escalate to higher-level warning behaviors, Stu poses a high bite risk at this time. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Stu’s behavior is concerning and will likely require behavior modification with a skilled and experienced behavior modification trainer and/or behaviorist. If placed, we advise that Stu’s behavior should be fully investigated and any necessary training guidance provided before placement into a permanent home. He has shown several warnings of aggression when attempted to handle.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
08/08/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 3 Microchip noted on Intake? no History : stray Subjective: bright and alert, tense/nervous Observed Behavior – very wary, tense, muzzled for exam. No growling but ears pinned back and eyes wide Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective P = 120 R = 20 BCS: 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: muzzled, not performed PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: male intact, both testes descended and symm. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment: appears to be in good health Plan vaccinate get bloodwork and microchip done at neuter Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Aug 11 2017 6:00PM
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