COOKIE DOUGH – A1103185
Urgent - Manhattan
SUPER URGENT 04/17/17
COOKIE DOUGH – A1103185
**RETURNED 04/17/17, SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
SPAYED FEMALE, BR BRINDLE, PIT BULL MIX, 5 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 04/17/2017, From NY 10026, DueOut Date 04/17/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Spayed female Estimated age: 5 years Microchip noted on Intake? positive 985112000706902 History : Owner surrender. Owner moving. Previously vaccinated. Subjective: Apparently healthy spayed female. Observed Behavior – Afraid but still fliendly Objective T =Not taken P = 120 bpm R = not taken BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: NAF PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Spayed female MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: Not performed. Assessment Apparently healthy. Slightly overweight Plan Low calorie diet in the future All k9 vaccines provided in ACC shelther. Pyrantel PO Flea prevention Prognosis: Good.
A volunteer writes:
Cookie Dough is a 5 year old spayed mixed breed dog. She was born at home and surrendered due to landlord conflict and allergies. She has no known health issues and last visited a vet 1 year ago.
Cookie Dough is friendly/outgoing with most strangers, approaching them, allowing petting, and sometimes jumping up on them. She sometimes retreats from strangers when they pet her. She lived with 6 children 8 years old and older and is relaxed, playful, and very tolerant with them, allowing them to ride her. She played gently with small children and exuberantly with older children/adults, seeming to match the person’s play style. She lived with her mother and had lived with siblings through 6 months old. She was relaxed, playful, and tolerant with them. She plays exuberantly with dogs at the dog park. She occasionally barks at some dogs she is reluctant to play with but usually engages in play shortly after. She lived with a cat and was relaxed, playful, affectionate, and tolerant with him. They cuddled often. Cookie Dough hasn’t bit anyone.
Cookie Dough doesn’t mind storms. She doesn’t mind when someone takes food/treats/toys from her, moves her off furniture, holds/retrains her, or wakes her up. She enjoys being brushed and bathed in the tub but has a tucked tail during baths with a hose. She is friendly with most strangers who approach her home/family, allowing petting, but retreats from some when they pet her.
Cookie Dough’s family describes her as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, and medium-high energy. She follows them, cuddles with them, and enjoys tummy rubs. She plays with stuffed toys or whatever toy/object is given to her and plays fetch, chase, and tug. She lived inside and ate dry and wet Alpo and Gravy train foods and got chicken, steak, hamburgers, and hot dogs as treats. She’s housetrained, potties anywhere outside, and doesn’t have accidents. She’s well-behaved while left home alone free-roaming, while alone in the yard with a 6′ chain link fence, and while locked in her pop-up crate with a dog bed overnight. She sits, lies down, and comes when asked. She went for brisk walks and sometimes pulls on the leash. Off-leash, she wanders but comes when called.
Cookie Dough was a little tense. She panted, whined, and moved around a lot. She tolerated petting, collar, photos, and scan (+) without reacting noticeably.
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile
Spayed, Owner Surrender (In previous home for five years)
Previously lived with: Adults, six children (ages eight and older), other dogs, and a cat
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing, but retreats from certain people
Behavior toward children: Relaxed, playful, and tolerant.
Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed, playful, and exuberant with dogs at the dog park
Behavior toward cats: Relaxed, playful, affectionate, and tolerant
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Cookie Dough is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, and medium-high energy.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is open.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy.
Summary: Cookie Dough displayed no concerning behaviors on her assessment.
4/18: When introduced off leash to the male greeter, Cookie Dough ignores approach and greeting. She wanders the pen and anxiously seeks out exit.
4/19: Cookie Dough is tolerant of polite approach from male and female dogs. She offers correction when solicited with play. Cookie Dough becomes anxious after a few minutes are spent outdoors, and begins to pace, whine, and seek exit.
During her initial medical exam, Cookie Dough was a bit tense but friendly.
Cookie Dough’s previous owner described her 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.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
_X_Fearful: Cookie Dough’s previous owner described her as being shy around some new people. It is important to always go slow and give Cookie Dough the option to walk away from any social interaction. Cookie Dough should never be forced to approach anything that she is uncomfortable with or to submit to petting or handling. It should always be Cookie Sough’s choice to approach a new person or thing.
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