MA PETITE – A1090897
Safe - 10-5-2016 Manhattan
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MA PETITE – A1090897
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME***
FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 10 mos
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 09/23/2016, From NY 10457, DueOut Date 09/26/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Scanned negative QARH Young dog Little Tense and nervous Female Activyl applied for fleas prevention Nosf
A volunteer writes:
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, her tail is between her legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip lick.
Tag: 3. Dog spins toward the touch, crouching, tail is tucked, mouth closed, body stiff.
Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog does not pull back paw, lip lick, tense.
Toy 2. Minimal interest. Dog appears interested, sniffs, but does not fully engage.Summary: Ma Petite was nervous throughout the assessment, though seems to interested to engage in human interaction; slow approach is advised.PLAYGROUP:
When off leash with a female greeter dog Ma Petite is fearful. She runs away from greeting and will lie down by the door avoiding looking at the other dog.MEDICAL BEHAVIOR:
During her initial medical examination, Ma Petite was nervous and a bit tense though allowed all handling.RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience
_X _Fearful (Ma Petite has been observed to be fearful and fairly nervous upon approach for interaction though will warm up within a several minutes. The behavior department recommends allowing Ma Petite interact at her own pace; allowing for a period of decompression to aid in acclimating to a new home environment. Force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing or exposing Ma Petite to new and unfamiliar situations.)
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