RUBY – A1049287
My name is RUBY. My Animal ID # is A1049287.
I am a female tricolor beagle mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/26/2015 from NY 11367, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
08/27/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 32.4 LBS.
2.0mL Activyl applied 3.2mL Pyrantel given
08/26/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/26/15 17:51 Due to language barrier i tried to receive as much information as possible. Owner stated Ruby was born on September 30, 2009. She stated she lived with three adults and a 4 year old. Ruby lived outside in the backyard because the owner child was afraid of the dog. Ruby barks at everyone who approaches the house or a family member. Ruby bite a neighborhood on the hand two months ago when he approached her. Upon intake Ruby was nervous and tense. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed handling only if given treats.
No Web Memo
08/29/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Ruby previously lived with 3 adults and a 4 year old. The owner stated Ruby stay in the backyard because the child is afraid of the dog. It was reported by the owner Ruby bit a neighbor on the hand 2 months ago when he approached her. At intake Ruby was nervous and tense, she allowed all handling only if giving treats. During SAFER Ruby came into the assessment room nervous and fearful, she was a bit social towards the assessor with a slow approach, Ruby quickly turns towards touch during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Ruby freezes on food item, toy item she shows minimal interest and rawhide she displayed no interest. Due to Ruby previous bite history and concerns on food item its best we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is fearful; her tail is low and not moving. She 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: 3. Dog repeatedly turns quickly away when touched, or repeatedly spins toward the touch, and repeatedly tries to exit. Dog may be crouching, tail is tucked, mouth closed, body stiff. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back. Food: 4. Dog freezes. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog smells, then turns away. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-to-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Ruby is initially a bit uncomfortable when approached but will then allow greeting and will approach the other dog to sniff.
08/27/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Ruby is tolerant of interaction and may sniff the other dogs briefly but spends most of her time exploring her surroundings. 8/28 update: Ruby is initially a bit uncomfortable when approached but will then allow greeting and will approach the other dog to sniff. 8/29 update: Ruby allows the other dogs to sniff her briefly but mostly keeps to herself.
08/27/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scanned negative QARH – tense, tail tucked, ears back, shows teeth – may snap F~ 5 years Ears, eyes, nose, mouth clear NOSF
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