EVE – A1088674
Safe - 9-13-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Looking Glass Animal Rescue Please honor your pledges: https://www.facebook.com/LookingGlassAnimalRescue/
My name is EVE. My Animal ID # is A1088674.
I am a female brown and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 09/06/2016 from NY 11217, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 41.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
09/06/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
09/06/16 00:44 dog came in quiet scared and growling .
09/12/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Hello new friend, what is your name? I am Eve. Do you understand what is happening because it’s all very confusing to me and I am not feeling so safe here. A few days ago I lived in a place called Home but then everything got strange and scary and I didn’t know who to trust anymore. Can I trust you? Let me sniff your hand and see. Hmmm…smells like friendship and tastes like beefy treats and what’s that? You say there are more and different treats in your pocket? Oh wow, I was not expecting this, thank you thank you thank you! You may leash me now, I promise to be on my bravest behavior and also to show you how nicely I can walk. Ooooh, there’s a lot of bright and warm out here! I like it though, the warm feels nice on my fur and when you gently rub my side like that…mmm mmm good! I will lick you some kisses now because they are the only thing I have to give in return. You like those too, huh? I actually love to snuggle but I don’t think the other people here know that yet, they wanted to give me space to be myself but now that it’s been a few days I think I am ready to try again. Well no, not enough to walk into Street but maybe we can just stay here and share more snuggles instead? Look! There is another dog coming Outside! I do not like to have them near me because it is scary but I am alright with this, just so long as he doesn’t come any closer. I am liking these snuggles a lot….Wait, what? We have to go Inside again? Now I am sad, why don’t you want to spend more time with me, did I do something wrong? I am sorry we can’t stay together, I will miss you. Thank you for showing me kindness and for taking me Outside and for the treats and the fresh bedding. I am Eve and I still love you…promise you’ll come back soon
Another volunteer writes: It’s official. I’m all about Eve. From the freckles on her nose to the tip of her elegant tail, Eve has won me over fair and square. Fall may be upon us but Eve is like the first sign of spring. A crocus peeking out from through the cracks in the pavement, a beautiful sign of good things to come. Admittedly I wasn’t prepared for how wee Eve is. At 41 pounds she is just a slip of a girl with her cream and tan coloring lining her delicate face. She is shy and quiet, demure and serene, and she has a way of looking at you, holding your gaze for a minute or so longer than normal or expected, that makes time stop and the world stand still. Eve is only one year-old but in those warm, hazel eyes run rivers of experience. She has been a mama though just a baby herself, and when I initially go to touch her she gives the slightest flinch, one that ripples through her soft, caramel coat for many seconds. But in moments Eve knows there is nothing to fear. She leans into the side of my knee for pets and for snuggles, and at least where we two sit, spring has most certainly sprung. To know Eve is to love her and, having held her gaze for a minute or so longer than expected, I can say that I know her. And wish everyone could be so lucky. Eve is waiting in adoptions at Manhattan’s ACC.
9/09/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Eve displays fearful kennel presence in shelter; cowering towards the back, trembling. Though she will approach the front of the kennel to be leashed, her posture remains fearful all the while throughout a walk. Loud noises and sudden movement present a challenge at the moment as Eve has shown to react by becoming tense, hard staring, or fleeing. Due to her fear and stress level, Eve is unlikely to thrive in the shelter environment and should move into a home as quickly as possible. 9/8 SAFER Assessment: Eve came into our center after a member of the public found her tied to a fence. Eve was hesitant to walk on her relief was and appeared fearful in the assessment room. For Look she held the assessor’s gaze, body tense, tail down. During Sensitivity her body was tense, ears back, tail tucked, mouth closed. She followed slowly for Tag, body low, tail tucked, and turned toward the hand on each pass. She was very tense for the first Squeeze attempt, so Flank was used. For Flank her head was low, body tense. When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Eve bares teeth when approached by the greeter, and eventually air-snaps with repeated approach. Eve arrived into our care as a stray, so there is no available history of previous interaction with other dogs. The behavior team feels that Eve would be most comfortable as the only resident dog in a new home, before following up on her behavior around them outside the care center environment. The Behavior Team recommends that Eve be placed in an Experienced home with no young children. She would benefit from a slow approach and slow introduction, as well as an in depth interaction with any older children in the home. It would also be beneficial for Eve to be in a home that is initially calm and quiet. Look: 2. Dog holds assessor’s gaze. Her body posture is stiff and fearful; her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, her tail is between her legs, body stiff, mouth closed. Tag: 3. Dog repeatedly spins toward the touch. Tail is tucked, mouth closed, body stiff. Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1/2. 2 Dog is tense, does not respond at all. Dog-Dog: When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Eve bares teeth when approached by the greeter, and eventually air-snaps with repeated approach.
09/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
09/07/16 When introduced off leash to another dog in the care center, Eve bares teeth when approached by the greeter, and eventually air-snaps with repeated approach. Eve arrived into our care as a stray, so there is no available history of previous interaction with other dogs. The behavior team feels that Eve would be most comfortable as the only resident dog in a new home, before following up on her behavior around them outside the care center environment.
09/06/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Limited exam Microchip: Negative Sex: Female Age~ Approx- 1 yr BARH AMBX4 Eyes: Clear / wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: White and clean BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Behavior: Tense, nervous, growling and not allow to handle during exam NOSF
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