LIBERTY – 19830
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Hello, my name is Liberty. My animal id is #19830. I am a female tan dog at the Manhattan Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 4 years 3 weeks old.
I came into the shelter as a returns on 19-Feb-2018.
Liberty is at risk for medical reasons, having been diagnosed with Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease Complex, which is contagious to other dogs. Behaviorally, we have no concerns for Liberty, whom we believe would be suitable for most homes.
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My medical notes are…
Weight: 43.4 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
Date of intake:: 2/2/2018
Spay/Neuter status:: No
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home):: Stray
Date of assessment:: 2/4/2018
Look:: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity:: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1:: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2:: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Flank squeeze 1:: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2:: Item not conducted
Toy:: 1. No interest.
Summary:: Liberty approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. She was social, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
Summary:: Liberty has displayed social and playful behavior when engaged with dogs in the care center, and may be most compatible with other social dogs.
Summary (1):: 2/3: When off leash with another dog, Liberty engages in soft, bouncy play. She will offer spin moves as solicitation.
Summary (2):: 2/22: Liberty engages in bouncy play with a female dog.
Summary (3):: 2/23: Liberty engages in running play with male and female dogs.
Date of intake:: 2/2/2018
Summary:: Upon intake, Liberty had a loose and wiggly body. and jumped into the counselor’s lap.
Date of initial:: 2/2/2018
Summary:: Liberty was gentle and sweet.
ENERGY LEVEL:: We have no history on Liberty so we cannot be certain of her behavior in a home environment. However, she is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct her energy and enthusiasm.
IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS:: Liberty consistently displays highly social behavior with her human caretakers outside of her kennel. She maintains a loose wiggly body throughout interactions and solicits attention from handlers.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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