Best Friend, Cats, and Children: At Manhattan ACC waiting for LOVE 72755 4 years old, 61 lbs MUFFIN Cute, friendly, tail waggy, loves good company good leash walker, a little chunky but that’s just more to love, housetrained SPAYED! TO BE KILLED – 8/31/2019 OUT OF TIME :( HOPING FOR A HERO AT MANHATTAN ACC. A volunteer writes: Who does not like muffins? They are served on all occasions because they are everyone’s favorite treats! Our Muffin is no exception! Come and meet her and you will see how friendly and welcoming she is, wagging her tail, making sweet eyes at you, wiggling her little hippo’s ears and giving you that big engaging smile! She is the cutest, a well dressed dumpling, happy to be in company, coming when called, sitting on command and for treats and loving caresses. A great walker she is, oblivious to other dogs around us as we cuddle on a bench. Muffin is at the Manhattan Care Center, hoping to melt your heart and be your forever best friend MY MOVIE: Muffin is a Love https://youtu.be/H4jx_bQ24pU [email protected] ACC Hello, my name is Muffin My animal id is #72755 I am a desexed female gray dog at the Manhattan Animal Care Center The shelter thinks I am about 4 years old, 61 lbs Came into shelter as owner surrender 8/15/2019 Reason stated – domestic violence Muffin is at risk due to medical and behavior conditions. Muffin has been diagnosed with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex which is contagious to to other dogs and will likely require in home care for recovery. She also has presented with some fearful behaviors, barrier frustration and has a history of resource guarding. We recommend she go to an adult only environment with some previous dog experience. My medical notes are… Weight: 61.4 lbs Vet Notes 8/15/2019 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 4y reported by owner exam agrees Microchip noted on Intake? yes History : Owner surrender due to personal circumstance Subjective: BAR Observed Behavior – Allowed all handling, but soft growl throughout exam. No snapping or barking. Evidence of Cruelty seen -no Evidence of Trauma seen -no Objective T = P =wnl R =wnl BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears mild brown waxy material, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: no oral exam due to behavior, muzzled for exam PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: female spayed, green linear tattoo MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: normal external Assessment: mild otitis overweight Prognosis: good Plan: intake tasks SURGERY: spayed 8/17/2019 SO BAR in kennel. P is hard barking at kennel front. EN — serous nasal discharge, sneezing A CIRDC P doxycycline 100mg tablet — give 2.75 tablet PO q24h x 14 days enrofloxacin 204mg tablet — give 1.5 tablet PO q24h x 14 days cerenia 60mg tablet — give 0.5 tablet PO q24h x 4 days 8/24/2019 SO Recheck CIRDC day 7 BAR at front of kennel barking EN — eyes are clear. serous nasal discharge and sniffling. A CIRDC P continue to monitor recheck in 3 days 8/27/2019 SO Recheck CIRDC day 11. BAR in kennel. EN — eyes are clear. serous nasal discharge present A CIRDC P continue on current tx plan Details on my behavior are… Behavior Condition: 3. Yellow Behavior History Behavior Assessment Muffin allowed all handling during the intake process. She allowed the counselor to pet her and collar her and held a loose and wiggly body with a wagging tail. Date of Intake: 8/17/2019 Spay/Neuter Status: Spayed Basic Information:: Muffin is a spayed adult female dog. She is a medium mixed breed and came into the shelter as an owner surrender. Previously lived with:: 2 adults. How is this dog around strangers?: Muffin seems tense around strangers, but the previous owner stated that with a slow approach, she begins to warm up and is friendly and excitable. How is this dog around children?: This was not observed in the previous home. How is this dog around other dogs?: The previous owner stated that when Muffin sees other dogs, she will bark at them in passing. The previous owner stated that she very rarely let her interact with other dogs, so her intentions are unknown. How is this dog around cats?: This was not observed in the previous home. Resource guarding:: Muffin is a known resource guarder and will bark, and snap when her toys and food are touched while she is actively using them. Bite history:: No bite history Housetrained:: Yes Energy level/descriptors:: medium / high Has this dog ever had any medical issues?: No Date of intake:: 8/15/2019 Spay/Neuter status:: Yes Means of surrender (length of time in previous home):: Owner surrender Previously lived with:: Adults Behavior toward strangers:: Tense at first, warms up and is friendly with time Behavior toward dogs:: Barks when she passes them Resource guarding:: Yes, Muffin barks and snaps if food or toys are touched Bite history:: None reported Housetrained:: Yes Energy level/descriptors:: Muffin is described as having a medium-high level of activity. Date of assessment:: 8/20/2019 Summary:: Leash Walking Strength and pulling: Moderate Reactivity to humans: None Reactivity to dogs: Inconclusive Leash walking comments: None Sociability Loose in room (15-20 seconds): Highly social Call over: Approaches readily Sociability comments: Handling Soft handling: Tolerates contact Exuberant handling: Tolerates contact Handling comments: Lip licking, whale eyed Arousal Jog: Follows (loose) Arousal comments: None Knock: Approaches (loose) Knock Comments: None Toy: Tense, hovers Toy comments: Body tense Date of intake:: 8/15/2019 Summary:: Loose body, allowed handling Date of initial:: 8/15/2019 Summary:: Allowed all handling though growled during examination ENERGY LEVEL:: Muffin is described as having a medium-high level of activity. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm. BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:: Level 3 Behavior Asilomar: TM – Treatable-Manageable Recommendations:: No children (under 13) Recommendations comments:: No children: Due to the severity of the resource guarding reported in Muffin’s previous home, growling and snapping when her toys and food are touched, we recommend an adult-only home. Potential challenges: : Resource guarding,Fearful,On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration Potential challenges comments:: Resource guarding: Muffin is reported to growl and snap over food and toys, please see handout on Resource guarding. Fearful: Muffin is reported to be tense around new people and has been fearful at the care center, warming up over time. Please see handout on Decompression Period. On-leash reactivity/barrier frustration: Muffin is reported to bark at dogs when she passes them. 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