NALA – A1023388
Gone 7-6-2015 Brooklyn
My name is NALA. My Animal ID # is A1023388.
I am a spayed female tan and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/09/2015 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/09/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 75.0 LBS.
vax given by 1059
06/09/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/09/15 15:25 Basic information Nala is a brown and white female spayed 6 year old pitbull mixe who is being surrendered because the owner can no longer have her where he lives. She has been with her family since she was a puppy Social life and personality Nala lived with 2 adults and 1 child as well as another dog who was from the same litter. Nala is playful with her litter mate. Nala has not lived with cats but can be aroused by them and may be reactive. On leash walks she is receptive and playful to other dogs but is alert and will give warning to strangers who approach with rapid motions. Nala gets plenty of exercise in the yard and is house broken but may have accidents from time to time. Behavior Nala is tolerant of bathing but does not enjoy it and may guard food toys or treats when she is engaged. Nala can struggle and may be defensive to handling. Nala will alert the family if a stranger approaches the home. For a new family to know Nala likes chewing and tugging toys. Nala knows the commands sit and lay down and owner states she is treat motivated. Nala does not like crates. When the family is home she likes to be where they are and when alone she is well behaved. Nala prefers wet food. Upon intake Nala was receptive to introduction but was not handled by counselor based on Information owner provided although counselor was able to scan for microchip (positive). Owner collared and held Nala for photograph and she was cooperative for him although she was fearful of the camera. Nala walked well for counselor and was quiet and responsive to guidance.
No Web Memo
07/02/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
7/2/15 Update Nala is showing concerning behavior when being leashed in the yard to return to her kennel. She is initally avoidant but will quickly shift to pursuing handlers who may try to leash her up. She will lunge and nip at handlers. Even after being given time to calm down, she will lunge and air snap at the gate when handlers approach. Her previous owner also noted that she may be defensive with handling. It is recommended that Nala go to an experienced home with no children who can provide her with a behavior modification plan to address her underlying emotional response to handling. A management plan should also be implemented to prevent rehearsal of unwanted behaviors and for the safety of Nala and her human handlers. 6/16/15 SAFER Nala came to us as an owner surrender on 6/09/15. It was reported by the owner that Nala has lived with 2 adults, one child and another dog. She was interested in interacting with the assessor when entering the behavior room. She allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items without displaying any signs of aggression. Nala did become a bit uncomfortable on the sensitivity test, becoming a bit tense but did not escalate. She played softly with the assessor on the tag test, and maintained relaxed body language. She displayed no interest in the food item, and only displayed minimal interest in the rawhide item this portion of the assessment. Nala seems to be very motivated by toys, and quickly engaged during this item but remained relaxed and kept a firm grip on it. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions, body is a bit fearful. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, her tail is neutral, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip lick. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. She indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed. Food: No interest. Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Rawhide: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
04/28/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Nala is tolerant when greeted but does not engage with the other dog. 5/8 update: Nala greets but does not interact any further. 6/30 Update Nala is generally tolerant when in the yard with another dog but displays some selective behavior when interacting. She gets overaroused when preparing to leave the yard. 7/1, 7/2 Update Nala is tolerant and explores the yard. She does well with both males and females.
06/11/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scan positive ~6yo, Spayed barh. allows all handling. bcs 6/9 mild dental tartar/gingivitis, eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge integ wnl ambulatory x 4
05/08/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating EXPNOCHILD
KENNEL COUGH NOTED ON VET ROUNDS QAR. MUCOID NASAL DISCHARGE RECOMMEND DOXYCYCLINE 400MG PO Q24 X 10 DAYS. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC GOOD PROGNOSIS
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