MOKA – A0760668 (ALT ID A1065171)
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My name is MOKA. My Animal ID # is A0760668.
I am a spayed female br brindle am pit bull ter. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 04/01/2016 from NY 10029, owner surrender reason stated was OWNER SICK.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/07/2016 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 49.9 LBS.
04/01/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
04/01/16 11:30hrs Moka has been cared for by her family since she was less than a year old. She is described as energetic, playful and affectionate. She has lived with children aged 6 years to teenagers. She is very energetic and loving with them. She allows petting all over but if she is uncomfortable she will attempt to run off or walk away. Moka has lived with a Pekingese and two cats in the past. Moka would always try to get them to play with her by nudging at them. Moka would play and sleep alongside the other dog in the home. When Moka notices other dogs outside, she will pull towards them and attempt to play with them. Her owner stated that Moka doesn’t respond well to other dogs cues that they don’t want to be bothered. She will keep trying to engage them in play until she is pulled away. BEHAVIOR Moka will sleep most of the day or run around with the neighbors Beagle in the morning when he visits. Moka is bathed every 2 weeks. She will sit in the tub and bite at the running water while she is being bathed. When her owner attempts to trim her nails, she would softly nip at her owner’s hands to stop. When Moka is eating, she will allow her owner to approach her or remove food from her mouth or bowl. She enjoys attention and will attempt to sit in her family’s lap when being petted. Her owner stated that she will hog all of the food from the other dog in the home by attempting to eat his food first. Moka is allowed to roam free in the home when left alone and is well behaved. When she is locked inside of her crate, she becomes anxious and will start whimpering and biting at the bars. When visitors enter the home, she will readily greet them with a playful body and attempting to lick them. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Moka is walked at least 1x a day outside for 30 minutes at a time. She is house trained to use the outside balcony to relieve herself so she typically won’t relieve herself outside during walks. Moka is used to going to the dog park at least 2x a week. She likes to play with empty soda bottles and playing chase. She knows the commands” sit and down.” Moka eats Pedigree and Purina dry and wet dog food. She likes treats of rawhide bones. Moka will sleep on the couch or inside of her opened crate at night.
04/08/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: A “moka pot” is a classic, elegant, and adorable way to brew delicious coffee. Well I can’t imagine my mornings without delicious coffee. And I can’t imagine my nights without delicious Moka snuggles. Surrendered to our care due to her owner’s health, 8 year-old Moka has been loved, and it shows. Her brindled coat, flecked with orange like a Tabby, covers her pleasantly plump middle, a sign of many satisfying meals. She smiles freely and often, her muzzle flecked with grey. Moka has lived a life. Snuggling with her (by far her favorite activity) you wish desperately that she could speak, and wonder over all the stories she would tell you if she could. Maybe one about a muggy, August morning, when she was just a pup, when she dashed to the edge of the lake and dove in without a care, the cold water smacking her chest and face like a winter’s wind. Or maybe one from when she was a few years older yet, more calm, more serene. When she snuggled against her young human sibling, sniffling and feverish from a cold, in an attempt to keep him warm. Or maybe she would tell a more recent one — about sitting by her person’s side (his muzzle now also flecked with grey) for hours on their porch. The house now quiet, watching the leaves fall away from their branches and marveling at their color (orange like a Tabby). Rubbing Moka’s head as she leans against me staring off, I wonder which story she would tell. And I long to hear them all. Moka is waiting in adoptions at Manhattan’s ACC.
04/05/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Moka pulls a bit on the leash. She was calm and relaxed during handling. Moka followed the assessor grabbing at the leash (was not difficult to distract) with a soft body language when playing tag. She took the toy away but had soft body language. Moka did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that she can go to an Average home. 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. Tag: 2. Follows at end of leash, body soft, grabbing at the leash (was not difficult to distract). Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toy 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. She does not place her body between you and the toy. Playgroup notes: When off leash with other dogs engages in bouts of bouncy play. She offers correction when mounted then continues to correct and not engage in play, even if solicited.
04/02/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Moka is bouncy and playful with males (she has not yet been introduced to a female dog). She offers bows and bounces and will correct if mounted. Her owner reports she “has lived with a Pekingese and two cats in the past. Moka would always try to get them to play with her by nudging at them. Moka would play and sleep alongside the other dog in the home. When Moka notices other dogs outside, she will pull towards them and attempt to play with them. Her owner stated that Moka doesn’t respond well to other dogs cues that they don’t want to be bothered. She will keep trying to engage them in play until she is pulled away.” She also engages in running play with the neighbors beagle and is taken to the dog park two times a week. The behavior department feels that Moka could go to a home with another dog that is also playful and social. When off leash with other dogs engages in bouts of bouncy play. She offers correction when mounted then continues to correct and not engage in play, even if solicited. 4/5 update: Moka engages in many bursts of running play. She offers bows and bounces around the other dog (male) to solicit and engage. She can be vocal at the gate with an extended greeting.
04/01/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Came ack from adoption Scanned positive 0A106B2034 QARH Moderate dental tartar Spayed Geriatric healthy Nosf
04/05/2016 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
04/05/16 13:15 Rounds: sNEEZING, snd A: CIRDC P: Doxy PO SID 10 d 04/04/16 15:47 S/O: vet check for “GERAITRIC HEALTHY, PLEASE CHECK”. heart and lungs WNL on auscultation, moderate dental disease, “cage nose” – superficial abrasion on dorsal aspect for nasal planum, long nails, no coughing/sneezing/nasal discharge/CIRDC signs, good body condition (5/9), abdomen soft and non-painful, ears clean AU, female, no MGTs palpated, amb x 4 no lameness or neuro deficits noted. A: geriatric P: sign up for nail trim
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