PIXIE – 15906
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Hello, my name is Pixie. My animal id is #15906. I am a female tan dog at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 2 years 1 weeks old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 11-Dec-2017.
Pixie is at risk for medical reasons, having been diagnosed with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex, which is contagious to other dogs. We suggest that Pixie would be best suited to an adult only home.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
A volunteer writes: She really can make faces and photographing her can be a challenge to try to get a shot showing a more girly side. Pixie is tiny like a fairy, really cute and petite. Who would not love her underbite? As i needed to know her better, I took her out a few times. Initially timid, she opened up to the point that she hopped on her own on the bench next to me, cuddled with me and even kissed me. Pixie just needs you to let her do things at a slow pace, at her pace. She has no handling issues, got outfitted with coats, silly tiaras and neck pieces without a whisper. Pixie was cool with it all. Pixie pulls on the leash, does her business as soon as she is out in the street. She is interested in other dogs and does quite well in playgroups with her peers. We were told that she is not a fan of cats. She loves treats and will sit readily for them. She will run briefly after a ball. I guess Pixie and I need a little bit more time together to discover her other talents. Lovely Pixie is at the Manhattan Care Center waiting to start her life again with you, for ever this time…
My medical notes are…
Weight: 35.8 lbs
BARH scan negative female intact tense, nervous 2 yrs old reported mild tartar clean eyes, nose yeasty ears clean coat BCS 4/9 NOSF
[DVM Intake] DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:2 y Microchip noted on Intake? n History : abandoned Subjective: Observed Behavior -wags tail, exposes belly, seeks petting Evidence of Cruelty seen -n Evidence of Trauma seen -n Objective T = P =80 R =wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: no SS seen MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healhty Prognosis:excellent Plan:ohe SURGERY: Okay for surgery
S/O -BAR, adorable and energetic -sneezing, serous nasal discharge -appears eupnic A 1. CIRDC P move to isolation doxycycline 200 mg PO SID x 14 days cerenia 60 mg PO SID x 4 days
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
Upon intake, Pixie was whining and would pull on the leash very hard to try and walk towards the back of the center where she heard other dogs barking. When I approached pixie to grab the leash from the finder, Pixie was wagging her tail upright and would sniff me. Pixie allowed me to pet her and struggled to go into the kennel.
Date of Intake: 12/11/2017
Spay/Neuter Status: Unknown
Basic Information:: Pixie is approximately a 2 year old tan and white female large mixed breed dog. Pixie was left behind in a basement by her owner and was being taken care of by finder for the past 3 weeks. Finder could not keep her because her sister did not want pets in the home. Pixie has no injuries or health issues and has not been taken to the vet.
Previously lived with:: Unknown
How is this dog around strangers?: Pixie is shy for days around strangers. Pixie will growl and keep her distance around strangers. Pixie may snap and try to bite strangers.
How is this dog around children?: Pixie did not interact with children.
How is this dog around other dogs?: Pixie has not interacted with other dogs
How is this dog around cats?: Pixie is aggressive towards cats and will bite them.
Resource guarding:: Pixie growls when her food bowl is touched or moved. Finder did not try to take away a bone, treat, or toy.
Bite history:: Pixie did bite a stranger’s pants but did not break skin.
Energy level/descriptors:: Pixie has a very high energy level
Other Notes:: Pixie is not bothered when being bathed. Finder did not try to trimmed Pixie’s nails and Pixie was not bothered when her paws were touched.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues?: No
Medical Notes: Pixie has no known medical issues
For a New Family to Know: Pixie is a playful, excitable, shy and anxious dog. Pixie loves to run around in the yard. Pixie would follow the finder around when she visited. Pixie was kept indoors but was allowed to run around in the back yard. Pixie was feed free fed dry food and given wet food once a week. Pixie is not house trained and would go in random areas in the basement she was in. When left alone, Pixie would begin to whine.
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