COCOA – A1077664
Gone - 11-13-2016 Manhattan
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My name is COCOA. My Animal ID # is A1077664.
I am a female brown and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 8 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/09/2016 from NY 10458, owner surrender reason stated was ATT PEOPLE.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/09/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 64.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/09/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/09/16 11:39 BASIC INFO Cocoa A1077664 is a 20 month old American Pitbull Terrier Mix. She is being surrendered to the shelter because Cocoa snapped at the owner as the owner went to pet her on her head and she bruised her arm. Cocoa was a dopted through Craigslist. she does not have any apparent health concerns. SOCIALIZATION Cocoa is fearful and shy for a while with strangers until she gets to know you. Cocoa has never lived with kids, but used to play with the neighborhood children ages 10 and 12. She played exhuberantly with them. she plays exhuberantly with adults. Cocoa has lived with another dog and they got along very well. cocoa has not lived with a cat. Cocoa did snap at her owner today as she went to pet her on the head, but she did not break skin. BEHAVIOR If the owner touches Cocoa’s food bowl, water bowl, or toy, she growls. She does allow you to bathe her. If an unfamiliar approaches the owner or doorway, she barks or growls. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Cocoa is best described as friendly, affectionate and anxious. She has a low activity level. When home, she follows you around. Cocoa enjoys playing with balls, ropes and chew toys. She has been kept mostly indoors. Cocoa sleeps on a comforter on the floor. Cocoa is fed Proffesional dry dog food and Alpo. Cocoa is house trained. When left alone in the home, they are well behaved. she listens to the command sit, in spanish. For exercise, she is walked on the leash. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Cocoa low growled when Counselor approached her to give her a treat.
No Web Memo
11/11/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Intact, Owner surrender Previously lived with: Adults/dog Behavior toward children: Cocoa has never lived with children though has engaged in exuberant play with older neighbor children (ages 10 and 12) Behavior toward dogs: Cocoa has down well with resident dog Behavior toward cats: Unknown FG/RG: If the owner touches Cocoa’s food bowl, water bowl, or toy, she growls. Bite history: Cocoa was surrendered due to snapping at her owner’s arm, leaving bruising though left no broken skin Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Cocoa is best described as friendly, affectionate and anxious. She has a low activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/11/16 Summary: Due to the behavior demonstrated in shelter the behavior department believes that Cocoa is not an appropriate candidate for SAFER. The behavior department feels that she would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. PLAYGROUP: Summary MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/11/16 During her initial medical examination, Cocoa does not allow handling and displayed all appropriate warning signals. IN-SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Cocoa has remained difficult to remove from her kennel and uncomfortable with any handling. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13)(See potential challenges) _X_Place with a New Hope partner Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression (Cocoa is difficult to remove from her kennel baring teeth, growling, charging through the bars. Cocoa has displayed no social behavior during her stay at our care centers. It has been observed that once she is out of the kennel, she stands tall and makes direct eye contact, preparing to lunge forward towards the handler.)
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
11/09/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
SCAN POSITIVE 981020015101245 BRIGHT ALERT RESPONSIVE HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM- FEMALE MILD DENTAL TARTAR. EYES, EARS, BODY COAT- WNL AMB X 4 APPLIED ACTIVYL. 6.4 CC PYRANTEL WITH FOOD EXTREME NERVOUS & TENSE. STRUGGLING WHEN RESTRAINED; SHOWED TEETH NOSF
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