BELLADONNA – A1050776
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My name is BELLADONNA. My Animal ID # is A1050776.
I am a female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 5 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/08/2015 from NY 11206, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/11/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 39.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
09/09/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/09/15 01:31 Basic Information Belladonna was found tied up in front of a police station. The officers brought her in to ACC for care. Behavior during intake Scared with tucked tail and whale eyes. barked upon approach and tilted her head down and away. once leashed and walking, she loosened up slightly.
09/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Belladonna was nervous when entering the assessment but wagged tail when coaxed to approach the assessor, however, once touched she became stiff and fearful with a tucked tail initially. Belladonna also barked at strangers if when turning a corner or entering a room, however, she curiously approached strangers in plain sight with a wagging tail and soft body. She remained fearful and stiff throughout handling but allowed all items to be conducted without issue. During tag, she was unresponsive to touch but followed the assessor and approached with a neutral body once movement ceased. Belladonna did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. She had no interest in toys or rawhide. Belladonna was brought to the care center as a stray; upon intake, she appeared scared, with tucked tail and whale eyes, she barked upon approach and tilted her head down and away, but once leashed and walking, she loosened up slightly. During the assessment Belladonna was cautious of handling and demonstrated fearful behavior, including barking at some strangers, however, she allowed all handling to be conducted without aggression. The Behavior Department feels she would do best if placed with an experienced adopter with no young children that understands that introductions are done slowly, and Belladonna be given the opportunity to interact at their own pace. We also recommend that future adopters should be able to provide positive experiences for Belladonna. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is stiff, fearful and trembling; 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, her tail is between her legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back. Tag: 1. Dog is not fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor with neutral body when the game ends. Squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back, body stiff and fearful, tail tucked. Food 1. Dog calmly allows the food to be moved, follows the dish, but does not interfere with the dish’s movement. Dog’s body is neutral, eyes soft, tail down. She lifts her head when hand is pushed against her cheek. Toy 1. No interest. Rawhide 1. No interest. Dog – dog 2. Dog approaches the helper dog by rushing in, body soft, tail well above spine level, ears forward.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
09/08/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Intact female Scan negative for microchip Eyes are clear Nose=No discharge Ears were dirty. Cleaned with ear cleaning solution and gauze Teeth have tarter Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D NOSF
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