LOUISSE aka LOUISE – A0869991
Safe - 9-16-2017 Brooklyn
LOUISSE aka LOUISE – A0869991
**RETURNED 08/22/17**SAFER : AVERAGE HOME**
SPAYED FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 9 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 08/22/2017, From NY 11430, DueOut Date 08/28/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Estimated age: ~9yrs, spayed Microchip noted on Intake? Yes 9851210073006 History : Stray Subjective: Observed Behavior – BARH. Allows all handling. Attention seeking. Excellent appetite P = WNL R = WNL BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: Underbite, moderate dental tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: Spayed, spay scar seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, dirty hair coat, small wound at base of tail CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Geriatric, dental disease, wound Plan: No treatment indicated at this time. Continue to monitor wihle at BACC. Prognosis: Good
A volunteer writes: I don’t even have to conduct a survey to tell you that everyone that meets Louisse loves her in a head over heels way! First of all, what a face! And second of all, what a SWEETheart! She is very friendly, easy to walk on leash, and even likes to hold hands when she oh-so-gently jumps up for attention. She might not have as many teeth as she used to, but she looves food (especially treats that are older lady friendly – small and soft!) and eagerly sits in hopes of scoring a snack. She seems housebroken, couldn’t be cuter when she’s curled up for a nap, leans in for cuddles, and is just delightful company! She was found alone at the entrance of JFK airport. Whether she missed her flight and misplaced her luggage, or just lost her person, she’s ready to make a connection with you!! Please come meet this incredibly sweet, endearing and resilient little lady at Brooklyn ACC!
KNOWN HISTORY: None
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:1. Follows at end of leash, body soft but distracted.
Squeeze 1& 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary: Louisse was friendly and social towards the assessor.
When off leash at the Care Center, Louisse displays assertive posture in a group of calm male and female dogs. She listens to handler interruptions and explores the pens. Louisse was brought in as a stray so her past behavior with other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Louisse be placed in a home with resident t dogs that are tolerant and match her calm sociability.
8/23: Louisse displays a neutral posture when greeting a novel male dog. She keeps to herself while she is exploring the pens.
8/24-31: In a group of male and female dogs, Louisse displays assertive posturing with a novel female dog. After being interrupt be handlers, she explores her surroundings while keeping to herself.
Upon intake Louisse was quietly and friendly, she allowed all handling.
During her medical examination, Louisse was attention seeking and allowed all handling.
We have no history on Louisse so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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