KIA – A1055341
Safe 11-15-2015 Staten Island
Staten Island Center
My name is KIA. My Animal ID # is A1055341.
I am a female brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 10/19/2015 from NY 10302, owner surrender reason stated was ABANDON.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/04/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 52.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
10/19/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/19/15 12:29 Profile wasn’t left due to dog being stray. Behavior During Intake: Kia was brought into the facility on a leash by the finder. Upon arrival Kia body was loose and tail wagging. She allow me to pet her, scan her, and collar her with no issues. She was open to all who greeted her and appears to be a friendly dog.
10/26/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Kia is so pretty she has an amazing chocolate brown coat with matching eyes. Kia was abandoned at the shelter, it appears as though she has recently had puppies but no puppies were left with her. Kia is quiet and shy outside her kennel, while in her kennel she tends to bark a bit (its because she’s afraid). Although her story is typical “throw away Momma” there is nothing typical about her. Please come to SIACC and see for yourself.
10/21/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Kia came to our center after police received a call that there was a dog abandoned in a building. Upon intake, she was friendly with loose body and wagging tail, allowing all handling. Kia pulled on leash during her relief walk. She was friendly and sociable upon entering the SAFER assessment area. Kia allowed her head to be cupped in assessor’s hands, tail wagging, body relaxed. She stood still and accepted the touch during Sensitivity item, body soft, mouth closed. Kia followed at the end of the leash for Tag game, body soft, settling easily and approaching assessor at the end of game. She did not pull her paw back on both Squeeze attempts, tail wagging. Kia ate faster when Food bowl was moved away, and required a moderate amount of pressure to remove her cheek from the dish. She took Toy away, body neutral. Kia showed no interest in Rawhide. She approached the helper dog at an appropriate pace, ears back, tail at spine level, body relaxed. Due to her potential for possible possessiveness, the Behavior Team feels Kia would do best with an Experienced adopter. She may benefit from obedience classes to learn leash manners as well as the command ‘drop it’ and trade up games. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. 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 closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog does not pull back paw, tail wag. Food: 3. Dog begins to eat faster and with bigger bites. She lifts her head with a moderate amount of pressure from assess-a-hand. Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. Her body is between you and the toy, body neutral. Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip neutral. 11/6 update: Kia’s in-kennel presence precludes placement into the adoptions room. She barks, snarls, and snaps when approached. Outside the kennel, Kia remains social and interactive.
10/21/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Kia is tolerant and often wanders the yard with the company of a male dog. She offers appropriate corrections to sexual behavior. 10/22 update Kia continues to offer appropriate corrections to sexual behavior, she does not seem interested in play. 10/23 update kia continues to be uninterested in any play, she will often explore the yard with the company of another dog. 10/27 update Kia engaged in brief bouncy play and offered multiple play bows to a male dog. When introduced to a social female Kia appeared assertive and attempted to mount. She took very well to correction for mounting and began to explore the yard with male and female dogs. 10/29 – 10/30 update Kia engages in brief bouncy play as well as offering multiple play bows. 10/31 update Kia continues to be a social group player. She often engages in jumping play and appears very comfortable in a large group of male and female dogs. 11/3 update Kia continues to exhibit these behaviors when off leash with male and female dogs. 11/4 update kia continues to engage in play with male and female dogs. She offers appropriate corrections for sexual behavior. 11/5 – 11/6 update Kia continues to be social when off leash in a large group of male and female dogs. She also often solicits handlers attention and rolls over for belly rubs. 11/7 update Kia continues to be social with both male and female dogs. She often attempts to mount and is persistent after correction.
10/19/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative Female;~ 3 years old Shy and quiet; allows all handling Mild redness around eyes and lips Mild gingivitis Clean coat AMbx4 BARH NOSF
10/20/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
VET CHECK – REDNESS AROUND EYES AND MOUTH IN INTAKE BARH. ALLOWED ALL HANDLING. BCS 5/9 MILD DENTAL TARTAR/GINGIVITIS, EYES CLEAR, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION; NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION MILD DERMATITIS AT TAIL BASE; AMBULATORY X 4 FEMALE A: REDNESS AROUND EYES AND MOUTH ON INITIAL EXAM RESOLVED, MILD DERMATITIS AT TAIL BASE – RULE OUT FLEA BITE ALLERGY VS OTHER P: NO TREATMENT INDICATED AT THIS TIME, CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT SIACC. EXCELLENT PROGNOSIS
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