SAFE 04/03/15 LITTLE BIT – A1030606
Safe 4-3-2015 Brooklyn
SAFE – 04/03/15
LITTLE BIT – A1030606
Pulled by Second Chance Rescue
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*** AVERAGE HOME ***
FEMALE, BROWN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 11 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/17/2015, From NY 11208, DueOut Date 03/17/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary SCAN NEGATIVE FEMALE, ~11YRS OLD GERIATRIC MODERATE GINGIVITIS/ TARTAR PULLED HEAVY ON ROPE WHEN BEING EXAMINED APPLIED ACTIVYL ALLOWED HANDLING WITHOUT AGGRESSION BARH NOSF
A volunteer writes: I thought it might have been that we made an immediate, powerful connection, but it turns out Little Bit greets everyone as if they’re a long lost friend. As we walked through the halls, she ambitiously approached each person, wagging her tail, nudging their legs for some attention, and eventually, gently jumping up on them if she wasn’t getting the consideration she felt she deserved. Little Bit is one of the most loving little things you’re likely to encounter. When I sat down, she was promptly in my lap, kissing my face, putting her paws on my shoulders and acting as if there was nothing more important in the world than her and I in that moment. You can imagine, I wasn’t surprised to learn that her previous owner reported that Little Bit is good with children of all ages, is playful and relaxed around other dogs and is extremely friendly even when strangers approach her household! When Little Bit isn’t busy being cuddly, she was found following her owner around. It seems Little Bit has a knack for charming just about everyone… Come to the Brooklyn Care Center to meet her and I bet you’ll be next!
NON PRODUCTIVE DRY HACKING COUGH, BILATERAL SEROUS NASAL D/C
OTHERWISE BAR, ATTENTION SEEKING, NO V/D, APPETITE WNL
MOVE OT ISO
DOXYCYCLINE 100MG- 2 TABS SID X 10 DAYS
MONITOR AND RC
GOOD PROGNOSIS AT THIS TIME
VET CHECK – GERIATRIC
BARH. ATTENTION SEEKING, ACTIVE IN CAGE. BCS 4/9
MODERATE DENTAL TARTAR/GINGIVITIS, NUCLEAR SCLEROSIS, NO OCULAR OR NASAL DISCHARGE, EARS WNL
NORMAL THORACIC ASUCULTATION
NORMAL ABDOMINAL PALPATION
DERMATITIS AROUND VULVA, SMALL MASS AT LEFT THIGH, SMALL MASS ON TAIL
AMBULATORY X 4, NO APPARENT LAMENESS
A: GERIATRIC, DENTAL TARTAR, VULVAR DERMATITIS
P: CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC. RECOMMEND FULL GERIATRIC WORK UP WITH PLACEMENT. GOOD SHORT TERM PROGNOSIS
Owner Surrender Profile
Dog Name: Little Bit
Reason for surrender: Owner had no time for Little Bit
Relationship: Owner had Little Bit for 11 years as a gift from a friend
People: Little Bit lived with a male owner. Little Bit has been around children ages 2, 4 and 8. She is playful, relaxed, and respectful around she meets.
Other Animals: Owner stated Little Bit is playful and relaxed around other dogs. Little Bit behavior is unknown around cats.
Personality/Habits: Owner stated Little Bit is playful and loving. Her activity level is high activity. She isn’t bothered when someone touches her food bowls, treats, or toys. She use to taking baths and be groomed. She very friendly when unfamiliar people approaches the house or family member. When home with Little Bit she likes to follow owner around the house. She doesn’t like to play with toys but to cuddle with owner all day. Owner stated Little Bit is mellow, affectionate, and friendly.
Training: Little Bit goes on slow walks on a leash. She only uses the bathroom on grass or cement. If off a leash she stays close by owner side. She doesn’t know any commands. She used to be crate trained, but doesn’t need it now.
Feeding: Little Bit eats only dry food called Dog Chow. She likes to eat Bones for treats.
Behavior upon intake: Upon intake Little Bit was excited and hyper. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
SAFER: AVERAGE HOME:
Little Bit previously lived with one adult, but has been around children ages 2- 8, and was said to be playful, relaxed, and respectful around she meets. The Owner also stated Little Bit is playful and relaxed around other dogs. Her activity level was said to be high and the owner described her as mellow, affectionate, and friendly.
During intake it was noted that Little Bit was excited and energetic, but allowed all handling. During SAFER Little Bit was excitable when entering the assessment room and jumped on the assessor when greeting. She allowed the assessor to conduct all handling items without issue, and was relaxed during the tag interaction. She was easily pushed out of the food bowl during the food item, and was not interested in the toys or rawhides.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
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 open 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 respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back.
Squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away or push her out.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Rawhide: 1. No interest.
Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Little Bit is good with both males and females, she is not interested in interacted with a larger dog and will appropriately correct the male when he places paw across her shoulder.
When off leash with other dogs, Little Bit is social and will explore the yard, She is tolerant and respectul of greeting but not interested in play.
Little Bit is good with both males and females, she is not interested in interacted with a larger dog and will appropiately correct the male when he places paw across her shoulder.
Little Bit continues to do well with both males and females
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