UMA – A1058140
My name is UMA. My Animal ID # is A1058140.
I am a female white and black pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 11/16/2015 from NY 10456, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/23/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 46.8 LBS.
SND Lethargic A CIRDC P Iso Doxy
11/16/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/16/15 21:49 Dog came in as stray with Police. Was scared but warmed up during intake.
11/20/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I first met little Uma the very night she arrived at the Care Center, her pristine cow print coat shining like a beacon as she tried her best to disappear into the wall. Uma’s as breathtakingly beautiful as her famous namesake, and while she may look like the picture of a well cared for pet, her body language doesn’t lie… someone has hurt this sweet girl in the past. A raised hand (even one with a treat in it), a loud noise or any sudden movement scares her. Tall male staffers set her trembling and she hides behind my legs. Out in the yard she prefers to explore a bit on her own before approaching for snuggles, and these tender moments when we can spend quiet time together over a tasty treat (Uma loves her food!) and some gentle petting are all the more precious for their contrast with her public persona. Uma is very affectionate in a low-key way, and aside from her instinctive timidity, she really is keen to spend time with us humans. You’ll usually find her standing at the door of her den waiting hopefully for a chance to go outside, and though it can be slow-going at times, she’s a good leash walker and seemingly quite house trained too. Uma doesn’t want to be bothered with other dogs and will warn them off with a low rumble, or if they persist, something a little stronger. A home where she can be your one and only pampered pet would be ideal. This tender-hearted darling has waited years to know what it means to be safe and loved, will you be the one to light her way to happiness?
11/18/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Uma is fearful of the shelter environment he walks with a low and fearful body language. She was shy but friendly during the assessment – low body, but trying to stay close. Uma was shy during handling with a fearful body language. She had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. Uma was not interested in toys. The behavior department feels that she may do best with an experienced adopter. Uma is somewhat fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. Around other dog Uma was a bit uncomfortable we recommend a home that she is the only pet. We cannot be certain if behavior may be suppressed as a result of the shelter environment. Please note that behavior may change when Uma is more comfortable and settled in a home environment. We also recommend a home without young children; older children can be considered pending interaction. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is stiff and fearful; her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, shy body language , mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, or low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy 1. No interest. Uma lip curls, then growls when the helper dog greets her from behind a barrier. For safety reasons, she is muzzled before an off-leash interaction is performed. When off leash with another dog, Uma appears uncomfortable, and continues to stiffen and growl when the helper dog comes within closer proximity. Uma has not yet been re-introduced without a muzzle at this time.
11/18/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Uma lip curls, then growls when the helper dog greets her from behind a barrier. For safety reasons, she is muzzled before an off-leash interaction is performed. When off leash with another dog, Uma appears uncomfortable, and continues to stiffen and growl when the helper dog comes within closer proximity. Uma has not yet been re-introduced without a muzzle at this time. 11/19: Uma continues to growl when the helper dog approaches within close proximity.
11/17/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scan negative ears- wnl flea comb negative- treated with activyl female tense, nervous during exam
11/23/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
SND Lethargic A CIRDC P Iso Doxy
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