LADY – A1071942
Gone - 5-4-2016 Manhattan
My name is LADY. My Animal ID # is A1071942.
I am a spayed female gray and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/29/2016 from NY 10469, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/29/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 60.1 LBS.
DEWORMED WITH PYRANTEL PAMOATE IN FOOD- 6 ML APPLIED ACTIVYL TOPICALLY
04/29/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/29/16 19:59 Basic Info: Lady A1071942 is an approx 2 year spayed female gray AMPBT mix who was bought from a breeder as a puppy and is being surrendered because the owner has no time for her. She was last seen by a veterinarian in 2015 and currently have no known health issues/injuries. Socialization: Around strangers Lady is shy for a few minutes. She has been around children and is friendly and gentle with them. She has not been around other dogs or cats. She has not bitten anyone or any other animal. Behavior: Lady is not walked. The owner stated that she gets very nervous when she is walked. She keeps a low body and is usually very scared of the outside. She uses wee wee pads in the home. The owner stated that she has become very anxious in the last months and has been destroying items in the home, like the floor, furniture and other things. She has been working very long hours and is unable to give Lady the proper attention that she needs. She also stated that in the last couple of months she has began to growl when the owner or her boyfriend reach for her food bowl or treats. For A New Family to Know: Lady is friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, mellow, excitable & independent with a low activity level. Lady enjoys sleeping and bath time. She enjoys squeaky toys and games of fetch, chase, wrestling & tug. Lady is mostly an indoor only dog who sleeps anywhere.She eats wet & dry Pedigree 2x a day and given Milk Bone dog treats. She loves white rice. Intake Behavior: Lady was very nervous, kept a low body and had wide eyes She pulled back on the leash and did not allow the handler to approach. The owner scanned and collared her. He postioned her on the backdrop for photos. She was then walked by her owner and transferred into a kennel.
05/03/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Lady is said to be an indoor pet. Indeed, she was never walked as she was too wary of the street according to her former owner, who also said she never was around any other dog or cat. She is known to like children, though and was gentle with them. It must be quite a shock for a dog like Lady to land in a place like the care center. She listens to me carefully though, gets up when I open her den, and is leashed without issue. She walks with a low body, tail between her legs and eliminates as soon as we reach the yard. Free in a pen, she slowly explores, then settles under a bench. I know that she must have a good appetite as she is not thin, but right now doesn’t seem too interested in treats. I took her out again that evening. She had made tiny progresses, walking better on the leash and accepting caresses: baby steps toward opening up. I am hoping that more walks, as well as time with her peers, will unveil a happier dog. Lady is otherwise said to be affectionate, friendly, playful and of low activity level. What she needs is an owner or family able to make some room and some time for her, love her to pieces and allow Lady to become again a happy, giving and loving pet. Lady is at the Manhattan Care Center, dreaming of a new wonderful life. Another volunteer writes: Lady is clearly used to better things, and it takes her a while to decide we should be friends. Finally sitting up front in her kennel, I took this as a sign she was ready, leashed her easily and out she hopped. Once outside, Lady went potty (she’s mostly wee wee pad trained per her former owner). We take a short walk and then head into the yard for some off leash time. Lady lived with a family, and now she has none. She needs stability, attention, love and to feel safe. As little dogs pass our pen she goes over to say hello, her tail giving a slight wag in greeting. Lady is ready for a new family of her own to love and to cherish and who will understand her needs. We’re rooting for her to find her special someone quickly.
05/03/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Lady was difficult to remove from her kennel she was in the back with a fearful body language and she raised her lips. Once she safely removed from her kennel Lady pulls a bit on leash. Lady will approach to the handler but she do not allow the assessor to run the assessment she raised her lips with a low body, tucked tail and tries to escape from the assessor. The behavior team decided to skip the handling part of the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources Lady was not interested in toys. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Toy: 1. No interest. Playgroup Notes: When Lady is off leash with another dog she is nervous and tries to avoid the other dog.
05/02/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Lady is nervous and avoidant of interaction from the male greeter.
04/29/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Limited exam Microchip: Negative Sex:Spayed (as per owner) Age~ Approx- 2 yrs BARH AMBX4 Eyes: Clear / wnl Ears: Clean/ wnl Nose: Clear / wnl Teeth: Very Slight dental tartar BCS: 3 Skin: APH / WNL Hair Coat: WNL Any injuries: None seen Behavior: Growling and showing aggression during exam Medication: None NOSF
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