LADY – A1079520
Safe - 7-12-2016 Manhattan
LADY – A1079520
**SAFER: EXPERIENCED HOME**
FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 6 mos
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason NEW BABY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/30/2016, From NY 11201, DueOut Date 06/30/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Microchip: 981020017406985 Sex: intact female Age: appx 6m Mentation: QARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: permanent but young If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: pyoderma ventrally Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: nervous, allows handling, low to ground (crawls, unwilling to walk unless handler gets down on ground) Medication: N/A, preventatives given
A volunteer writes: Cutie Patootie Puppy Alert (CPPA)!!!! Our adorable little lady, who isn’t grown up enough to be called ‘lady’, needs you to get her there. Gorgeous in her silky soft fur she was surrendered by her family as there’s a new baby in the house. She’s “sugar and spice and everything nice” and our staff is already wildly in love with her. Lady is shy and nervous in this new place but warms up with kindness and a gentle touch, happy to sit at her person’s feet for security. And if that person’s hand happens to reach down to provide some petting just wait for that fabulous pittie smile! When Lady gets comfortable her inner playful puppy comes out and zoooommmmiiiieeeess around the pen is just the cutest thing you’ve ever seen! When Lady trusted me enough to take a treat she took it with the softest little puppy mouth. She may be housetrained but as a puppy may need a refresher course and is ready to thrive in the safety and love of her new home. Our resident sweetie is hoping you’ll respond to our CPPA and come meet her today.
Lady walks with a low fearful body language on leash. She was shy but friendly during the assessment – low body, but trying to stay close. Lady was shy during handling with a fearful body language. She had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. Lady was not interested in toys.
Lady was surrender to us. According to her previous owner she is affectionate, playful, shy and calm with a medium activity level. Lady enjoys playing with balls, stuffed toys, ropes, and chew toys. Lady somewhat knows how to play fetch and enjoys playing tug. Lady has lived with children ages 5, 4 and 2 and gets along great with them. Lady loves being around the children and playing with the children but doesn’t know her own strength and will knock them over. Lady is somewhat shy around strangers but will warm up to them fast. Lady also plays somewhat roughly with adults. Lady has not lived with cats or dogs and has not been socialized with them. When Lady sees a dog on the street she doesn’t really pay attention to them. Lady isn’t bothered when having her food bowl touched while eating or having toys and treats taken away. Lady isn’t bothered when having her food bowl touched while eating or having toys and treats taken away”. The behavior department feels that she may do best with an experienced adopter. Lady is somewhat fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. We cannot be certain if behavior may be suppressed as a result of the shelter environment. Please note that behavior may change when Lady is more comfortable and settled in a home environment.
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. 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, shy body language , mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low and a bit fearful.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy 1. No interest.
When off leash with other dogs Lady is initially uncomfortbale but quickly warms up with a respectful female. She then begins to bound through the pen solicitiing a game of chase.
7/1: When off leash with other dogs Lady is initially uncomfortbale but quickly warms up with a respectful female. She then begins to bound through the pen solicitiing a game of chase.
7/2 update: Lady will briefly engage in play (getting zoomies) but ceases when the other dogs attempt to engage her in play. She mostly seeks attention from handlers.
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