Suffocation Punishment Not Getting Along With Hounds

If I turn on suffocation punishment with my hounds setup, HP for the base hounds immediately gets wonky.

Always starts left to right, like this picture taken at the results screen.

Starts immediately, even before first fight, and the exact numbers are always a bit different.

Win 7

I understand the Thylacine setup is a special clause not, to my knowledge, duplicated anywhere else in game; I’m sort of shocked how well it behaves overall.