BELLA – A1096490
Safe - 11-16-2016 Manhattan
My name is BELLA. My Animal ID # is A1096490.
I am a female black chihuahua sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/10/2016 from NY 10467, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK. I came in with Group/Litter #K16-081073.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/11/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 8.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/11/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/11/16 14:57 Basic Info: Bella A1096490 is a 3yr old female black Chihuahua who was given to the owner by a friend 2 1/2yrs ago and is being surrendered along with her puppies Ban A1096494 & Talie A1096493, Chiquito A1096492 & Cosita A1096491 due to owner health, etc. Bella was last seen by a veterinarian a couple of yrs ago and currently has no known health issues/injuries. Socialization: Bella is friendly/outgoing with strangers. She’s lived with children ages 3yrs, 7yrs & 10yrs and was relaxed, gentle, playful and exuberant with them, the 4 Chihuahuas and the adults in the home. Bella hasn’t lived with cats but ignores the ones she sees on the street. She’s never bitten/scratched any person or animal. Behavior: During storms/fireworks Bella will bark also when someone knocks on the apt door. Bella isn’t bothered by the following: having her food/food bowl touched/moved, being brushed or if someone unfamiliar approaches the home/family member. She tries to jump out of the tub during bath time and also while having her nails trimmed. Bella hasn’t been restrained or disturbed while sleeping/resting. For a New Family to Know: Bella is described as friendly, affectionate, mellow with a medium-high activity level. Her favorite activity is to play chase/tag and be pet. She enjoys squeaky & stuffed toys. Bella’s a mostly indoor dog who’s walked 2x a day where she pulls on the leash and eats dry Purina dog chow 2x a day. She sleeps on a dog bed, is housebroken and well behaved when left home alone. Intake Behavior: Bella allowed all handling. She allowed to be scanned (-), collared and taken pictures of. She was picked up and placed into the kennel with ease.
No Web Memo
11/13/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Intact, Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adults/Children ages three, seven, and ten/four other Chihuahuas Behavior toward children: Relaxed, gentle, playful, and exuberant Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed, gentle, playful, and exuberant Behavior toward cats: Ignores or barks at cats outside FG/RG: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable & mellow with a medium-high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/11/16 Summary: Upon entering the assessment room, Bella appeared timid though allowed petting and sought affection from assessor/handler. Upon collaring, Bella snarled and snapped towards the handler multiple times, for this reason, Bella is not an appropriate candidate to pursue the assessment for. Bella must be placed with a New Hope Rescue. PLAYGROUP: When off leash with other dogs Bella is tolerant of greeting but will spend her time exploring the yard. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/10/16 During her initial medical examination, Bella tolerated all handling without issue. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13)(See potential challenges) _X_Place with a New Hope partner (Bella would benefit best from placement with a New Hope rescue group who can further assess this behavior in a stable environment) Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Bella has been observed to snap when startled. It is recommended that Bella be allowed a proper time to decompress to aid in acclimating to a new environment. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Bella to new and unfamiliar situations.)
11/12/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
11/12: When off leash with other dogs Bella is tolerant of greeting but will spend her time exploring the yard.
11/10/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Came in a litter total of 5 dogs Microchip: negative Sex: intact female, possibly the mother of the two 6m old puppies (large and developed mammaries) Age: reported 3y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: cleaning Nose: no d/c Teeth: mild staining with some tartar If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: timid but willing to walk up to handler, calm in hand Medication: N/A, preventatives given
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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