LADY – A1105526
Safe - 3-17-2017 Manhattan
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LADY – A1105526
**SAFER : BEGINNER HOME**
SPAYED FEMALE, BROWN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDAVAI, HOLD FOR ID Reason OWN EVICT
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 03/06/2017, From NY 10454, DueOut Date 03/06/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-090298.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary BARH. SCAN NEGATIVE. FEMALE INTACT. GERIATRIC. AGE 8 YRS. MODERATE TARTAR. CLEAN EEN. CLEAN COAT. MC DURING EXAM. HW NEGATIVE. NOSF. Weight 44.0
A volunteer writes: Lady is a dog for all occasions. A sweet and well-mannered companion, a playmate for children, her own peers, and even a…ferret, and an athlete disguised in a middle-aged dame outfit. Lady is poised and modest-looking in her kennel. Her beauty reveals itself once out in the open. She has been so well cared for by her former family! A perfect honey color coat wrapping a trim body, long sturdy legs, butterfly ears and sharp chesnut eyes. She seems ready for the Olympics. Lady walks quite nicely on the leash, not forgetting to do her business on the way. She is totally cool with other dogs met and enjoys her time with other pooches in playgroups. She sits on command, takes treats gently from my hand, and poses handsomely for pictures. She runs fast and jumps high for a tennis ball and does not tire easily. I guess she is another soccer mom. After a good ball game, more treats and some petting, Lady and I got more and more acquainted. She was all relaxed and spreads herself on her back on the beautiful green grass…time for belly rubs. Lady is with us for no fault of her own. She comes with glowing comments from her former owner which, together with our own observations at the care center, make her a wonderful dog to join a family even comprising kids and other dogs. Lady is at the Manhattan Care Center, dreaming to start her life all over again with you.
Additional comment: Lady will never stop amazing me. She has remained composed, sociable, smart, lively, playful and loving throughout her stay at the care center, even now that she has a cold. She is a dream to be with. Lady deserves a great owner or family who will be so lucky to have a gem like her at their side. Yes, she is 8 years old, but great genes as well as outstanding upbringing almost promise many more good years of love, sharing, and fun. Lady is a shining star. Let her bright up your life with her wonderful presence!!!
During intake Lady was very calm and affectionate. She would often roll over and expose her belly for rubs and would wag her tail and prance towards the counseor when called. She allowed all handling.
Unaltered Female, Owner Surrender (In previous home for eight years)
Previously lived with: Adults, children (ages three and seven), a small dog, a large dog, and a ferret.
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Playful and tolerant
Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed, playful, and tolerant of the dogs she lived with.
Behavior toward cats: Unknown, but tolerant of the ferret who ran free in the house.
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Lady is described as friendly affectionate, mellow, and playful with a medium activity level.
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
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 closed.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game.
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: Lady displayed no concerning behaviors on her assessment, she was social throughout.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
3/8: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Lady engages playfully with male and female dogs. Lady continues to solicit play from a select dog who does not appear comfortable.
During her initial medical exam, Lady allowed handling.
Lady’s previous owner described her as having a medium activity level. In the care center, she also appears to have a medium level of activity.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Beginner (suitable for a first-time dog owner or adopter with limited dog experience)
Came in With
- BRUNO - A1105525
Came in With
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