FOZZIE – A1094213
Safe - 10-30-2016 Manhattan
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FOZZIE – A1094213
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
MALE, BROWN / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 10/21/2016, From NY 10451, DueOut Date 10/24/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scanned negative QARH Mild dental tartar Allows handling Male intact Activyl applied for fleas prevention Nosf
A Volunteer writes:
Waka, waka, waka…..I am Fozzie, the Pitie….How about figuring me on “Sesame Street” ? I am handsome, goofy, a socialite and everybody around finds me to be so endearing. I am a bit chunky like a Teddy Bear . There is just more of me to love…I have glittery almond shaped eyes that show how happy i am to be in company. I love to cuddle with my caretakers and be the center of attention. All what i really wish for is to be your ..star…Fozzie is a good looking, sizable and attractive young man. He is quite sociable, friendly and loves to be hugged. He is a good walker, most likely housetrained and polite with other dogs. In playgroups with his peers, big Fozzie like soft play and does not care for rambunctious encounters. He does have an eye for the pigeons without loosing his head over them. He can sit and stay on command and takes treats politely from the hand. In a nutshell, Fozzie is a big boy with the heart of a babe. Come and meet him soon at the Manhattan Care Center. Fozzie dreams to be your forever best friend.
Another volunteer writes: When staff touches her heart and asks, ‘have you met Fozzie yet, you’ll love him’….you have to know that’s my next dog to meet. A big headed, soft hearted dog – the definition of gentle giant, Fozzie has a megawatt smile, sparkling eyes and an ever wagging tail. Probably housetrained, his leash manners are mostly good, he shows off his sit, and brings a toy over to me for a game of tug. He wins, of course!! But his good nature and big heart is ready to let me try again and again as he brings his toy over to me. If a big bruiser of a boy with a tender heart is your idea of happily ever after, than Fozzie invites you to come visit him today.
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A
SAFER ASSESSMENT: 10/24/2016
Look: 1. Dog licks assessor’s face, eyes averted.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 2. Dog grabs leash, jumps and plays, settles easily
Squeeze 1 / 2:1. Dog pulls back his paw
Toy 1: 1. Dog playfully engages, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
Summary: Fozzie displayed social behavior throughout her assessment and displayed no concern.
10/22: When off leash with an exuberant female Fozzie offers correction for rough play. He then begins to give chase and paw slap to engage.
10/23: Fozzie engages briefly in softer play, corrects when play intensifies.
MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 10 /21/16
During his initial medical exam Fozzie readily allowed all handling without issue.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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