TEDDY – A1118092
Safe - 7-27-2017 Manhattan
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My name is TEDDY. My Animal ID # is A1118092.
I am a neutered male white poodle min mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 07/21/2017 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
07/23/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Teddy A1118092 is at risk as New Hope Only. Teddy remains extremely fearful in the care center, avoiding all interaction, he has escalated to a bite when an attempt to handle was made (no broken skin); a handling assessment could not be completed at this time.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/23/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 10.4 LBS.
PE: very aggressive prior to sedation sedated with Telazol for shave mm pink and moist. crt <2s. mild dental tartar. EENT: no ocular discharge. No nasal discharge. H/L: no obv murmur or arrhythmia. Pulses s/s. lungs clear and eupneic Abd: soft and not painful. No palpable masses M/S: Amb x 4 with no obv lameness. Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. Full ortho/neuro exam not performed. U: testicles symmetrical and descended. Integument: matted haircoat and fecal matter around anus. No ectoparasites. LN: WNL A: app healthy for neuter P: shaved around rear end and face neuter Exam & surgery performed by Dr. 1377 Canine neuter Premedication: 0.2ml Hydromorphone ( 2mg/ml) Induction: 0.1ml Telazol (10mg/ml) Pain Management: 0.2ml Carprieve (50mg/ml) Sx. – Routine prescrotal castration. Subcuticular closure with absorbable suture. Green linear tattoo placed lateral to incision.
07/21/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/21/17 13:50 Basic: Teddy is a 4 year old unaltered small breed dog that the owner got from someone who was looking to rehome him. The owner is giving up Teddy because he has started snapping and growling at her siblings and her and he attacked her younger sister about a month ago.The owner has only had Teddy for about a month and a half and does not know if he has ever been to a vet or if he has any medical concerns. Socialization: Around strangers, Teddy is described as shy and then he warms up slowly. Teddy has lived with two 11 year old children and he is tolerant and playful with one of them but he attempts to bite the other one. When Teddy plays with adults, he is gentle and when he plays with the one girl he is social with, he plays gently. Teddy has spent time with a 5 year old medium breed dog with whom he played very respectfully with. The owner has a cat at home and Teddy was always curious about the cat but the cat kept her distance so Teddy did not really interact with her. Teddy has bitten and scratched people, the last time being about a month ago, drawing blood but he has never bitten or scratched another animal. Behavior: When there are storms, Teddy is calm. The new owner has never given Teddy a bath, touched his food bowl, cut his nails, brushed him, or disturbed him while he was sleeping. When someone rings the doorbell, Teddy is not bothered and when someone approaches Teddy and his owner on the street while he is being walked, he is not bothered. For a New Family to Know: Around strangers, Teddy is described as shy. Teddy has a high level of activity and he loves to play with balls and stuffed toys. When the owner is home, Teddy likes to follow her around. Teddy has been kept mostly indoors except when being walked. Teddy is fed an unknown brand of wet and dry food. When Teddy goes out, he prefers to use the cement. Teddy pulls very lightly when walked on a leash. Upon intake, Teddy had to be muzzled and was collared while muzzled but a picture could not be taken due to extreme behavior. Teddy was growling and snapping at both Counselors in the room but once he was put into a carrier, he was crying for attention.
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07/23/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
CANINE BEHAVIOR EVALUATION for Teddy A1118092 KNOWN HISTORY: 07/21/17 Intact male, owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults, children (both aged 11), cat Behavior toward strangers: Shy though warms up slowly Behavior toward children: Gentle though also reported to snap frequently Behavior toward dogs: Respectful Behavior toward cats: Has not interacted with resident cat, keeps his distance Resource guarding: Bite history: Yes; Teddy has bitten someone on the foot as they walked passed him, resulting in two punctures. Housetrained: Unknown Energy level/descriptors: Shy with a high activity level Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 07/23/17 Summary: Teddy remains fearful and unable to safely handle in the care centers; out of concern for his stress level, a handling assessment will not be performed at this time. INTAKE BEHAVIOR: 07/21/17 Upon intake, Teddy was growling and snapping. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 07/21/17 During his initial medical examination, Teddy did not tolerate handling; he was growling, snapping towards handlers. ENERGY LEVEL: Teddy displays a low energy level in the care center; we cannot be certain of his behavior in a new home environment though recommend daily mental and physical stimulation. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Teddy has bitten during his stay in the care center (no broken skin) when uncomfortable; he remains unable to be safely handled.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Teddy 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_Handling/touch sensitivity: Teddy has been noted to become uncomfortable with handling at times, especially when a person is reaching over him. It is important to always go slow and give Teddy the option to walk away from any social interaction. Teddy should never be forced to approach anything that he is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Teddy’s choice to approach a new person or thing. Teddy may do best in an initially calm and quiet home environment and should be given time to acclimate to his new surroundings. _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Teddy has a bite history and escalates quickly to snapping and biting, so this is an established behavior that he offers when he feels threatened. Teddy needs careful behavior modification and management to prevent future bites. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training methods for Teddy as more aversive techniques are likely to increase fear and increase the risk of aggression.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
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07/21/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Microchip noted on Intake? neg History : Subjective: Observed Behavior – growling, barking, snapping, attempting to bite Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective VISUAL EXAM ONLY d/t TEMPERMENT EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: visual- pink gums, no tartar or gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: two testicles palpated MSI: Ambulatory x 4 CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment apparently healthy MI dog from very limited exam Plan ok for neuter Prognosis: good health wise based on very limited exam SURGERY: Okay for surgery
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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