ROYALE – A1105324
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ROYALE – A1105324
FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, BASENJI /AM PIT BULL TER, 2 yrs, 5 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 03/04/2017, From NY 10305, DueOut Date 03/04/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative. BARH. AMBx4. Female~2yrs. Friendly,allowed handling. EENT:WNL. No fleas seen. Nosf. Weight 52.0
A volunteer writes: PLAY BALL!!!! Royale is just in time for baseball season. She has the most adorable fascination with balls. I took her out the yard and before she did her business she grabbed the first ball she saw and then ran to the grass and did her business all while holding the tennis ball in her mouth; when I stopped laughing we played ball for awhile, she then happily sat for treats and enjoyed being petted. Royale is an all around great dog who loves playgroup. Watch her videos below and come see her for yourself at the Staten Island Care Center.
03/09/17 : BCS 5/9. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. Oral Exam: mild dental calc. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic. ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated. U/G: FI, no vaginal discharge seen. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat. CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. Rectal: soft brown stool on glove, no blood. Assessment : diarrhea- R/O infectious vs dietary vs other. Plan : start metronidazole 375 mg BID x 5 days
Royale is a 2 year and 5 month old female Pitbull mix that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Owner has had Royale for 2 years but had to surrender due to moving.
According to the owner, around strangers Royale is friendly and plays gently with adults. She has been around a 3 year old child and was always relaxed and respectful around the child. Owner did not have any other animals in the home but did state that Royale’s littermate would frequent the home from time to time and they would play exuberantly with one another. She has never bit another animal or person while in the care of the owner.
When there are fireworks outside or when unfamiliar people approach owner’s home or yard, Royale will bark. She is not bothered by having her food, treats or toys taken away, being pushed off furniture, having her nails trimmed, being held/restrained, or if someone disturbs her while she is sleeping. Royale is afraid of being given a bath and will try to run away.
For a New Family to Know:
Royale is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable and independent. She has a high activity level and loves to play with balls, stuffed animals, squeaky toys, chew toys and kongs. In the home, she liked to follow the owner around from room to room. Royale was kept mostly indoors only & is not house trained. She has accidents several times a day where she urinates and defecates in the home. Owner used to put wee wee pads down on the floor but stated that Royale would tear them apart. When Royale was left alone in the home, she was always well behaved. Owner has never tried to leave her alone in the yard so behavior is unknown. Owner stated that Royale is crate trained and would spend about 6 hrs a day in a crate without any issues. She knows the commands sit and come. For exercise, Royale was taken on slow walks on the leash and brisk walks on the leash. When on leash, she pulls very hard. Owner was unable to walk her off leash as she would keep her distance and be hard to catch.
KNOWN HISTORY: Full Profile
Unaltered female, owner surrender (lived in previous home for 2 years)
Previously lived with: Adults, a child (age 3)
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Relaxed and respectful
Behavior toward dogs: Littermate would visit the home, Royale would play exuberantly.
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
FG/RG: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Housetrained: No, Royale had accidents daily. Owner tried placing down wee wee pads but Royale would tear them up. We are unaware of training to eliminate outside.
Energy level/descriptors: Royale is described as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable and independent with a high activity level.
Other notes: Royale will try to run away when given a bath. She was crate trained up to 6 hours a day without issue. Royale pulls very hard on leash.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. 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 a bit tense, mouth closed
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful but unresponsive to the assessor, distracted. Becomes playful toward end of game, hopping and soft popping her body.
Squeeze 1 / 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed.
Toy 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. Her body is between you and the toy, and she is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Owner reports Royale loves to play with balls, stuffed animals, squeaky toys, and kongs.
Dog – dog 2. Dog approaches the helper dog, body soft, tail above spine level, ears forward.
Summary: Royale was social and interactive during her assessment.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
Royale allowed all handling during her initial medical exam.
When greeted a social greeter female in playgroup, Royale was a bit tense at first and quickly loosened up and engaged in running chase play. She was tolerant of a rowdy female and often explored the yard together.
Royale is very sweet, often licks face and playful, she is easy in and out of her kennel and does not react when passing by other dogs. She will sometimes snatch treats quickly.
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