STORM – A1091786
Safe - 10-5-2016 Manhattan
STORM – A1091786
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
FEMALE, GRAY / WHITE, PIT BULL, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason ALLERGIES
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 09/29/2016, From NY 10467, DueOut Date10/06/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Geriatric Microchip: negative Sex: female Age 8 years Mentation: BARH Eyes: slightly cloudy Ears: clear Nose: clear Teeth: moderate tartar If abnormal BCS: 3 Skin: possible dermititis Hair Coat: flea comb negative Declawed: no Any injuries: none Behavior: social Medication: vc will determine nosf
Re Exam: 10/01; small growth on sternum appears to be papilloma, could not evaluate hind limbs due to hyper attitude, dog is BAR and skin appears healthy. No treatment needed at this time, if growths worsen or skin becomes irritated consider biopsy or treatment
A volunteer writes: Storm and I met again today. She was at an event, on the upper West Side, standing calmly by her volunteer. She seemed a bit lost but perked up as passersby showed her some interest. She took tasty treats, very politely and even shook hands. Crowds did not seem to bother her as well as dogs strolling all around. I had the same experience with her yesterday, a very serene middle aged lady. Storm, although collected does not belong to a kennel. She looks so serious in there. She is leashed in no time and does her business as soon as we reach the street. She accepts without struggle a golden rose around her neck and off we leave for the park. She gets lots of compliments as she looks so sassy with her flowery accessory. Storm pulls on the leash but nothing I can not deal with .She does stop and sit on command. She seems to be quite well trained. Well, she was a family dog, well versed on domestic matters like children (she met, played with and watched many over her eight years of service), visitors and proper behavior (Storm is house trained, likes baths, can be walked without a leash….). She is also said to have a low activity level and very relaxed. One additional quality…Storm is bilingual…Of course, every well behaved dog, cat or person can have a fantasy… Storm’s is..squirrels… She is quite a chaser although she respects beautifully pigeons and little dogs met on the way… So many dogs feel that way about squirrels who nag us in the park. My own dog is just the same.. Storm, I know, would love to be again part of a home and a family. She carries her diploma close to her heart…and is ready to display it for you. Come and meet her at the Manhattan Care Center. Storm is waiting for you.
Profile: 09/30/16 14:33
Storm is fine with strangers and is calm and gentle around babies whom she is around often from toddlers to teenagers. She is friendly around other dogs and has positive interactions with other dogs.
Storm will bark if she hears anyone approaching her house or owner. She is not bothered by having her food, treats or toys touched or taken. She does not mind being restrained or brushed and loves taking baths.
Storm has a low level of activity and is very relaxed. She follows her owners around the house and sleeps either on the bed or the floor. Storm is completely house trained. She knows the commands sit, lay down, stop and give paw in both english and spanish. She is fed pro pet dry food twice a day. Storm pulls hard on the leash ad can be walked without the leash and will wander but comes back when called.
Storm entered shelter with tail wagging below spine level and head tilted down, Storm was a little nervous during intake but was calm and allowed handling.
Storm pulls a bit on leash. She was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Storm was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. She was not interested in toys.
Storm was surrender to us. According to her previous owner Storm is fine with strangers and is calm and gentle around babies whom she is around often from toddlers to teenagers. She is friendly around other dogs and has positive interactions with other dogs. She is not bothered by having her food, treats or toys touched or taken”. Storm did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that he 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 is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
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