MERLOT – A1045135
My name is MERLOT. My Animal ID # is A1045135.
I am a female brown and black germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 07/23/2015 from NY 11420, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/23/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 55.2 LBS.
1:14pm – given RABIES, CIV, DA2PP AND BORDATELLA
07/23/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
07/23/15 13:06 Upon intake Merlot was docile and relaxed. She sat and wanted to be pet. She scanned negative for a microchip.
No Web Memo
07/25/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Upon intake Merlot was reported to be attention seeking, and allowed a counselor to pet her. During SAFER Merlot was also very attention seeking, but when the “sensitivity” item was attempted, she became stiff and snapped at the assessor. Due to this behavior and safety concerns no other handling was attempted at this time. During the resources portion of the assessment Merlot was not interested in the food or toy items, but was easy to handle when engaged with the rawhides and relinquished the item to the assessor. Due to the behavior displayed on SAFER the department recommends placement with a New Hope partner who can further explore the behaviors displayed on SAFER as well as provide positive reinforcement behavior modification work before adoption into a permanent home. Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 5. Dog attempts to bite. Food: Inconclusive, dog is not eating. Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish rawhide to you.
07/25/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Off leash Merlot greets appropriately, but is a bit stiff. She is tolerant but a little anxious, mainly she explores the yard.
07/25/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NH ONLY
scan negative intact female weight: 55.2lbs bright eyes clean ears clean coat clean teeth nails down to kwick overall body condition is good very tense and nervous during exam and will try to bite if you touch certain spots on her body BARH NOSF
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