PRINCESS aka LISSE – A1085401
RTO SAFE 08/21/16
PRINCESS aka LISSE – A1085401
FEMALE, BROWN, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 1 yr
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/14/2016, From NY 11249, DueOut Date08/17/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary BARH scan negative female intact clean EEN clean coat NOSF
A volunteer writes: Sitting like a perfect lady in her kennel waiting for her turn to go out, I was immediately drawn to this beauty. Easily leashed we head out the door where she shows off her house training skills and fabulous leash manners. She’s so easy to walk I could take the time to admire her gorgeous tan coat enhanced with golden threads. Once we got to the park it was so hot we stopped for a water break, Lisse knowing exactly what to do with a water fountain, paws up and tongue ready! It is so cute to watch her lapping up water from the spout. A quick photo shoot showed me what an amazing model she is, as Lisse makes soft eye contact, gives me a nice smile and her eyes sparkle as she seems to say – ‘how’s this pose?’ Lisee and I sit together on the park bench, snuggling a bit and exchanging some kisses. She takes treats gently and has clearly been a well taken care of dog before joining us. She’s calm but social, taking a few minutes to warm up and decide I’m worthy of some kisses and that’s just fine! Enjoying a good romp in her first playgroup, Lisse may enjoy being in a home with another social dog. I loved her and know you will too, so please ask to meet Lisee when you visit.
Lisse came to the care center as a stray. During intake, Lisse tolerated all handling. For her relief walk, Lisse pulled lightly. Upon entering the assessment room, she appeared relaxed and friendly. She jumped on the assessor during Look, and lightly mouthed her hand. For Sensitivity, her body was neutral, mouth open and panting, tail neutral. She jumped on the assessor repeatedly during Tag, softly mouthing the assessor’s arm, grabbing the leash, and vocalizing. It took her a minute to settle down. She did not pull back her paw for either Squeeze attempt and put her mouth on the assessor’s hand without applying pressure. She takes Toy and keeps hold of it, body a bit stiff. When on leash with another dog, Lisse quickly approaches the dog, tail high and wagging, body not stiff. The Behavior Team recommends that Lisse be placed in an Experienced home with no young children. She would benefit from an in depth interaction with any older children in the home and from positive reinforcement training. She will need daily exercise such as walks and run and mental stimulation, such as Kongs and other puzzle toys.
Look: 1. Dog jumps on Assessor with tail wagging, body loose and wiggly, softly mouths assessor’s hand.
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 and panting.
Tag: 3. Dog jumps on assessor multiple times, mouths assessor’s hand, grabs leash.
Squeeze 2: 2. Dog gently places her open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure. Dog does not pull back paw.
Toy 3. Dog takes away, keeps a firm hold. Her body is a bit stiff.
Dog to Dog: When on leash with another dog, Lisse quickly approaches the dog, tail high and wagging, body not stiff.
8/16: When off leash with other dogs at the care center, Lisse is playful and bouncy, and begins to become vocal during play. She arrived as a stray, so in home behavior with dogs is not known. The behavior team feels Lisse could be placed into a home with another social dog pending a successful pre adoption interaction.
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