MISTY – A1098565
Safe - 1-21-2017 Brooklyn
MISTY – A1098565
SPAYED FEMALE, BROWN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 2 yrs, 1 mos
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR DOH-B Reason OWNER DIED
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 12/03/2016, From NY 10304, DueOut Date 12/06/2016, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-083266
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary scan negative BARH AMBx4 Nervous,but allowed handling Female~2yrs EENT:WNL No fleas seen Nosf
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A
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 her body was a bit low.
Squeeze 1& 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog smells, then turns away.
Summary: Misty was friendly and social towards the assessor, she displayed no concerns.
Misty was surrendered as a stray along with another female dog. Due to Misty’s DOH status, a muzzle is placed on her for the duration of the sessions. When off leash with a calm male dog here at the Care Center, Misty displays soft and nervous body language, greeting him with a slightly lowered head and a tense face. She is tolerant of his face to face greetings but keeps to herself as she wanders in the pen. Misty is nervous, greeting a playful male dog with a tense face and lowered body. She displays slightly bouncy body language when solicited to play and is tolerant of the male mounting her.
During her medical examination, Misty was nervous but did allow all handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
12/07/16: ***All Staff Walks***Behavior Walks Only**
Misty was near the front of her kennel with her tail tucked and wagging between her legs. She had her head lowered and looked moderately fearful. She was easy to get on the rope and was led to the pens and then attached to a flat lead. While in the pens Misty wandered briefly before relieving herself. After that Misty spent the rest of the time socializing with me. She would sit on my lap and nuzzle into my chest while I was sitting down. She continued sitting next to me or on me for the next several minutes. I then led her back to her kennel which she entered without issue.
Misty greeted me with a soft body. She allowed me to place my rope on her and direct her to the play pens. She explored the area with a drag leash attached; relieving herself immediately. Misty and I began a game of fetch, she would approached me with the ball in her mouth, and relinquish it, and when asked. After a few minutes of fetch, Misty jumped towards me with a soft wiggly body, then lean on me when I began to pet her. She walked back to her kennel without an issue when her session was over. All staff members are allowed to walk Misty.
Misty continues to demonstrate the same friendly behaviors.
Misty had a soft wiggly body when I was standing in front of her kennel. She was easily roped, bowing her head and then pushing out of the kennel. Inside the yard Misty was exceptionally affectionate and social. She re-entered her kennel without issue.
Misty was surrendered as a stray along with another female dog.
Due to Misty’s DOH status, a muzzle is placed on her for the duration of the sessions.
When off leash with a calm male dog here at the Care Center, Misty displays soft and nervous body language, greeting him with a slightly lowered head and a tense face. She is tolerant of his face to face greetings but keeps to herself as she wanders in the pen.
Misty is nervous, greeting a playful male dog with a tense face and lowered body. She displays slightly bouncy body language when solicited to play and is tolerant of the male mounting her.
Misty is able to enter the pen without a muzzle. She displays loose and wiggly body language when interacting with a novel male dog. She continually solicits and engages in play.
In a group of playful male and female dogs, Misty is slightly uncomfortable. She displays slightly stiff body language but relaxes slightly as the session continues. She vocalizes and solicits play.
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