SUKI – A1040684
Safe 7-3-2015 Manhattan
SUKI – A1040684
***SAFER – AVERAGE HOME***
FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/19/2015, From NY 10454, DueOut Date 06/22/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation No Initial Behavior
Medical Summary No Initial Exam
MEDICAL – INTIAL EXAM:
BRIGHT ALERT RESPONSIVE HYDRATED
MILD DENTAL TARTAR.
OTITIS EXTERNA— EARS ARE FLUSHED WITH OTIC CLEANSING SOLUTION.
FOCAL ALOPECIA NOTED.
AMB X 4
Multi focal alopecia dorsum with crusts and scale
Caudal pinnae- crusts and scale alopecic
Woods lamp negative
r/o superficial pyoderma
P: Start Clavamox
Suki pulls a bit on leash. She was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body, wagging tail. Suki was calm and relaxed during handling. She engages in play, body is loose and wiggly, mouth open. Suki did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. She was not interested in toys but took the rawhide away with a soft body language. Suki did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that she can go to an Average home.
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.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Food 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away
Toy 1: No interest.
Rawhide 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. she does not place her body between you and the rawhide.
When off leash with other dogs, Suki offers an appropriate correction for sexually motivated behavior. She engages in play and a playful puppy
GROUP BEHAVIOR: When off leash with other dogs, Suki is social and playful and engages in push and pull play. She is unfortable when solicited in a pushy manner. 6/23 Update: Suki offers an appropriate correction for sexually motivated behavior. She engages in play and a playful puppy. 6/24 Update: Suki engages in push and pull play and is uncomfortable in a group of all females.
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