BETTY – 14267
RTO SAFE 01/02/18
BETTY – 14267
Location: Brooklyn, Intake Date: 11/21/17, Intake Type: Owner Surrender, Medical Behavior: –,
Sex: Female, Age: 13 years, Weight: — lbs, Original Location: 11215
Spay/Neuter Status; Spayed
Betty is a 13 year old spayed lab/corgi mix. Owners have had Betty for over 10 years and are surrendering because of child conflict.
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers Betty is apprehensive and shy for a few minutes.
How is this dog around children? Betty has lived with a child the age of 6 months and will either ignore them or growl at them. Betty will growl when being touched by the baby and when they are making noise.
How is this dog around other dogs? Betty is respectful and tolerant around other dogs. Betty mostly ignores other dogs and doesn’t really play with them. When being bothered by another dog Betty has bit.
How is this dog around cats? Betty has lived with a cat and will ignore the cat.
Betty will growl when having her food bowl touched while eating or having bones ad treat taken away. Betty will only growl but still allows you to take it away. When trying to take a toy away Betty will also growl but as a play growl. Betty isnt bothered when being pushed off furniture or being held and restrained. Betty is afraid of getting bathed and having her nails trimmed but will allow you to do it with no problem. Betty enjoys being brushed.
Betty has bit another animal 3 years ago.
Energy level/descriptors; low
Betty is calm during storms and fireworks. Betty loves chasing squirrels in the yard.
Medical Notes; Betty will lick at her paws a lot.
For a New Family to Know
Betty was described as Friendly, mellow and independent. Betty enjoys playing with squeaky squirrel toys and knows how to play fetch. Something the owner likes that Betty does is she will stand on her hind legs and move her paws up and down together. When home with Betty she will follow you around the house. Betty is house trained and goes outside 2 to 3 times a day in the yard. Betty also gets walked outside 2 to 3 times a week. Betty prefers to go to the bathroom on cement and dirt. If grass is wet she will avoid it. Betty doesn’t really pull much on the leash. Betty has never been let off the leash outside. Betty was crate trained but does not need the crate. Betty knows the commands, sit, down, paw, high five, roll over and come Betty eats dry food once a day. For exercise Betty plays in the yard house and yard alone Betty is well behaved.When its time for bed Betty sleeps in her dog bed.
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