SALLY – A0859356
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SALLY – A0859356
**RETURNED 04/03/2017**HEARTWORM POSITIVE**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 9 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDAVAI, HOLD FOR ID Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 04/03/2017, From NY 11213, DueOut Date 04/10/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary *heartworm positive* ELISA snap H- shy, allows all handling P = 60 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: moderate tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment heartworm + Plan start doxycyline therapy as pre treatment for heartworm, find NH placement
A volunteer writes: Sally is a cow-dog, a black and white cookie, and just the sweetest gal around! She comes to us due to a move and her previous owner had loads of good things to say about her: she’s lived harmoniously with an infant, she’s very housetrained and knows commands, she likes to follow the family around the home (best shadow ever!), she’s well behaved when left alone, and has done well with other dogs. And everyone that’s met her since she joined us can just add to the list of things that make Sally WONDERFUL!! She has the most adorable little teeth and takes treats very gently with them. She is very wiggly and the playful moves she does with her front paws are so endearing they might as well be choreographed. She has come out of her shell to be an affectionate little ham (!!!): she flops over for belly rubs in laps, rubs against legs like a cat, and nuzzles hands when they aren’t petting her enough. She spreads joy wherever she goes and who doesn’t need a little more joy in their life?! Please come see sweet, sweet, SWEET Sally at Brooklyn ACC!
Sally is an altered 9 year old American Pit Bull Terrier mix. She was adopted 7 years ago and is beign surrendered because the owner is moving to a place where she cannot take Sally. Sally was seen by a vet 4 months ago and has no known health problems or injuries.
Sally is a friendly and outgoing when she meets new people. She has lived with an infant and a teenager and is relaxed around them. She is gentle durign play with the adults and children. She is relaxed when she is around other dogs and plays gentle. She has not been around cat s to know her behavior around them.
Sally has no bite history and has no reported behaviot concerns. She is not bothered during storms or fireworkds. She is friendly is someone takes away or touches her food bowl, bones, treats, or toys. She is friendly when removed from furniture, given a bath, brushed, or when unfimilair people enter her home or appraoch her family.
For a New Family to Know:
Sally is described as friendly, affectioante, and playful. She has a medium activity level. The family says that she is loving and repsonds to all of teh family. When the family is home, she likes to follow them around. She likes to play with stuffed toys and enjoys the game fetch. She is kept mostly indoors and is taken for walks and plays in the yard several times a day. If she is off leash, she close to her owner. She is fed both wet and dry dog food. She is very house trained and does not have accidents in the home. She is well behaved in the yard and in the home when left alone. She has never been crated. She knows the commands sit, come, down, stay, paw, and heel.
Sally had a soft body throughout the admissions process. She approached new people and would investigate what the couneslor was doing. She allowed handling for photos, scanning, and collarign without behavoir issues.
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile
Spayed, Owner surrender (7 years in the previous home)
Previously lived with: Adults and children(infant and a teenager)
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children: Relaxed and gentle
Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed and gentle
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Sally displays a medium activity level in the household.
Other notes: Upon intake Sally had loose body posture and allowed all handling.
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 4/5/17
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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins.
Squeeze 1& 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy 1: Minimal interest in toy, dog smells, then turns away.
Summary: Sally was friendly and affectionate towards the assessor, she displayed no concern.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
According to Sally’s previous guardian, Sally is relaxed when she is around other dogs and plays gently. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Sally displays neutral body language when greeting a novel male dog. When he sniffs her rear, Sally spins around and offers an appropriate correction by air snapping at the male dog. She then keeps to herself as she explores the pen.
According to Sally’s previous guardian, Sally is relaxed when she is around other dogs and plays gently.
4/4: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Sally displays neutral body language when greeting a novel male dog. When he sniffs her rear, Sally spins around and offers an appropriate correction by air snapping at the male dog. She then keeps to herself as she explores the pen.
During her medical examination, Sally was shy but allowed all handling.
Sally displays a medium to high activity level in the care center, we recommend daily mental and physical stimulation as an outlet to direct her energy.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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