DIXIE aka PORSCHA – A1058775 (ALT ID A1085008)
Safe - 9-20-2016 Manhattan
DIXIE aka PORSCHA – A1058775 (ALT ID A1085008)
SPAYED FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 5 yrs
STRAY – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 08/11/2016, From NY 10467, DueOut Date08/19/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: 981020017021627 Sex: spayed female Age: appx 3y+ Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: mild staining If abnormal BCS: overweight, closer to BCS 3.75 Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: friendly, hyper, allowed all handling Medication: N/A, preventatives given
A volunteer writes:
Please, do not be put off if you see Porscha/Dixie barking in her kennel….She is a lively gal. She wants out and to be in the company of people and dogs. She is so happy in playgroups with her peers… Porscha is ready for me…On command, she sits behind her door. She knows what comes next…The leash…Her tail wags. Her eyes are bright and a large Pittie smile adorns her pretty face… She is so welcoming, so engaging. Porsche pulls on the leash until she does her business. She is glad to meet other dogs and people who come to say hello. I think that she is the kind of dog ready for any kind of adventure you might want to propose her. the real pal, buddy and partner in crime…Porscha is a good listener, can sit on command, pose for pictures, hops on the bench and enjoys to spend time on my lap, chewing a rawhide… Although Porsche seems to have been well cared for (she has a beautiful chocolate dress, a great weight and appears healthy), she was left behind in a burned down apartment building and brought to us by the police. She was friendly and willing upon pick up. Porscha is a cute and compact gal, very friendly, energetic, playful with all and sociable who will make an awesome companion and forever best friend. Come and meet her soon at the Manhattan Care Center.
Dixie A1085008 was left behind in a burned down apartment building by her owner because she did not want to deal with her, the police were told by the super. The officers were called to the scene to pick her up. They stated that she is very friendly and allowed all handling.
Behavior during intake
Dixie was very friendly and allowed all handling. She was very excited when I took her out of the crate and she jumped on the officers to say hello. She had an open mouth and wagging tail and was too excited to pose for photos. She went into the kennel on her own and was given food and water.
My name is PORSCHA. My Animal ID # is A1058775.
I am a female brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 5 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/23/2015 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was NEW BABY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/02/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 45.3 LBS.
12/02/15 10:14 Rounds: cough and cheek puffing A: CIRDC P: Doxy PO SID 10 d ——————————
11/23/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/23/15 Basic Info Porscha A1058775 is 5 yr. Old brown & white female AM PIT BULL TER mix who was surrendered because of a new baby being introduced to the home. The owner stated there wasn’t enough time for both dog and child. Porscha lived with her family ever since she was born in the home from a previous breeder pair. She was taken to the vet about a year ago for a routine checkup as stated by her owner. Socialiazation Porscha is described as being very friendly with stranger, greeting them with a happy wagging tail. Porscha lived with two children ages 1 and 10. She was very close to the ten year old child and was said to play with her gently. Porscha didn’t have too much interaction with the younger child. The owner stated when the baby was first introduced to the home he wasn’t introduced to the dog or vice versa. She kept both dog and child separated in different rooms. Porscha was described as not getting along with other dogs and would begin to bark loudly and pull on her leash trying to get to the other dog. Behavior Porscha didnt show any food guarding habits. Porscha would initiate play with her toys and often let the older child sleep on her at night. Porscha enjoys being groomed and loves to play during bath time. For a new Family to Know Porscha is friendly and very affectionate. She enjoys big cuddle sessions with her human sibling and mom. She is a very active dog who loves long runs in the park and games of fetch. She walks well on the leash and will walk right by your side if off the leash. Porscha is house trained and hasn’t had any accidents in the home. She approaches the door and would bark if she needed to relieve herself. Porscha eats dry food (pedigree) and loves all kinds of treats except liver treats which she would just spit out. During Intake Porscha had a loose wiggly body, high wagging tail and open mouth. She allowed staff to scan (-), collar and photograph her. Porscha wouldn’t leave the front area until her owner left the lobby. When being taken to the back She pulled slightly on the leash and walked right into her kennel.
11/28/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Porscha lived with a 1 yo and 10 yo and was “very close” to the 10 year old. We are told she loved cuddle sessions with her ” human kids”, lets the 10 year old sleep on her at night, is housetrained and will go to the door when she needs to go out, is friendly with strangers greeting all with a wagging tail, loves long runs and games of fetch, and bath time is fun time! Surrendered to our care as a new baby came home and there wasn’t time for all, Porscha is thrilled to be out for a walk with a new friend. She potties immediately, wags her tail and smiles a great big smile. In the park she assumes the squirrels are there to chase (sorry Porscha), and pulls towards other dogs we pass to play. She’s energetic and friendly, showing off her sit for a treat which she takes with the very edge of her teeth and then spits out. I guess she’s used to better! Off leash in a pen she bounces around with a toy and a ball but doesn’t retrieve and when I sing she sings along with me!!! She’s a crooner! With other dogs in group she play bows to the helper dog and greets politely. Porscha has known only one family her entire life and is handling the change in her situation very well. She’s energetic and fun and has proven herself to be a great family dog. She’s looking for a new family to take care of and cordially invites you to stop by to meet her today.
11/24/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Porscha walks calmly on leash. She was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Porscha was calm, relaxed and played growl when playing tag with assessor. She was easy to handle when chewing on toy. Porscha was surrender to us. Her previous owner described her as a very friendly dog with stranger, she greeting them with a happy wagging tail. Porscha lived with two children ages 1 and 10. She was very close to the ten year old child and was said to play with her gently. Porscha didn’t have too much interaction with the younger child. She kept both dog and child separated in different rooms. Porscha was described as not getting along with other dogs and would begin to bark loudly and pull on her leash trying to get to the other dog. Porscha didnt show any food guarding habits. Porscha would initiate play with toys”. Porscha 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. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 2. Dog assumes play position and joins the game with a soft body played growl. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Toys:1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you.
11/24/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Porscha greets politely. She offers a few playful bows to the helper dog. 11/27 update: Porscha is anxious, pacing and whining in the yard. She will briefly play when solicited but will offer a minor correction if it is too pushy. 11/28 update: Porscha is social and solicitous, offering bows to the other dogs. She is respectful when dogs are not interested in engaging and will walk away. 12/1: Porscha is social and playful.
11/23/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
scanned neg intact female reported 5 years old s/o: bar fearful muzzled but cooperative for exam heart and lungs wnl abd wnl een wnl a: healthy P: applied actvyl pyrantel PO
12/02/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
12/02/15 10:14 Rounds: cough and cheek puffing A: CIRDC P: Doxy PO SID 10 d — 11/23scanned neg intact female reported 5 years old s/o: bar fearful muzzled but cooperative for exam heart and lungs wnl abd wnl een wnl a: healthy P: applied actvyl pyrantel PO
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