SNOW – 10903
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SNOW – 10903
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
Intake Date: 10/27/17 Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green Sex: Spayed Age: 7 years
Weight: 31 lbs
LVT Intake : Microchip Scan: negative, placed 981020021745746 Evidence of Cruelty: no Observed Behavior: allowed all handling and friendly, seems more responsive to sight than sound Sex: reported spayed female, no scar seen, vet check Estimated Age: reported 7y Subjective: no history, older dog with slightly tense gait (nails are long but not overgrown, possible also overall stiffness), possible otitis, small mass on left side mid body Eyes: clear Ears: thick waxy d/c non pruritic Oral Exam: moderate staining with tartar
Heart: WNL Lungs: WNL Abdomen: WNL Musculoskeletal: thin frame, 4.5/9 BCS Mentation: BARH Preliminary Assessment: older dog with possible otitis Plan: DVM intake
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Almost as white as snow, lovely Snow is with us as her long time owner could not take care of her pet anymore. She comes with wonderful recommendations and seems to have been a well cared and loved companion to that single master. Snow is one lively middle aged gal, pretty , girly and full of spunk with people and dogs alike. She must have been a lot of fun to be with and at the same time a great source of love and joy… On the leash, she is a dream. A great walker she is , likely house trained as related to us by her former owner, cool with the pigeons and polite with her peers. In the yard, she is a jumping bean, mostly when treats are involved. She surely can sit for them but will rather jump very high to get more. Not shown on her videos (as i ran out of juice…), she runs after balls and catches expertly. Snow is really nice to watch in playgroups with her kind. She clearly enjoys herself like a kid in a playground. Interesting part is that she never really mingled with dogs in the past…Snow is an awesome gal. She will bring sunshine to your life , something we will need for sure with the winter months coming in…. Come and meet her soon at the Manhattan Care Center. This is the friend you have been waiting for..
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
My medical notes are…
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Assessment Date: 10/29/2017
Date of intake: 27-Oct-2017
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner Surrender (In home for 7 years)
Previously lived with: An adult
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly and outgoing
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Snow is described as friendly, affectionate, and playful with a high level of activity.
Date of assessment: 29-Oct-2017
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Snow approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. She was social throughout the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Summary (1): 10/28: When introduced off leash to male dogs, Snow engages in exuberant play, offering correction for mounting or pushy play.
Summary (2): 10/30: Snow keeps mostly to herself today.
Date of intake: 27-Oct-2017
Summary: Snow had a soft body and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 28-Oct-2017
Summary: Snow was social and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Snow’s previous owner described him as having a high level of activity. In the care center, he displays a medium level of activity.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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