PRINCESS – 20874
Gone - 2-22-2018 Brooklyn
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Hello, my name is Princess. My animal id is #20874. I am a female brown dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 7 years old.
I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 16-Feb-2018, with the surrender reason stated as other
Princess was place at risk due to behavior concerns; princess is highly reactive to other dogs while in the care center and as per her previous she is reactive to people as well.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 58 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Princess was alert during intake and counselor had owner place collar on her.
Date of Intake: 2/16/2018
Spay/Neuter Status: Not Applicable
Basic Information:: Princess is a 7 year old, large mixed breed female who was not spayed prior to coming into the shelter. She has no known health issues or injuries, and last saw a vet June 2017. She was an owner surrender due to a family member’s parole officer not allowing the dog in the home.
Previously lived with:: In home with owner
How is this dog around strangers?: Princess will alert bark when someone approaches the house. She is shy for a few minutes and guests cannot approach her too quickly, she needs time to adjust. If someone comes in the home without the owner being near she will not allow them to come through the door.
How is this dog around children?: Princess has spent time around the previous owners’ children, 1 year and 6 years, and was relaxed and respectful around them.
How is this dog around other dogs?: Princess was bitten by another dog when she was younger and has been fearful of dogs since then. She growls and will become reactive around them.
How is this dog around cats?: Princess has not spent time around cats before.
Resource guarding:: Princess does not have resource guarding behavior with food or treats.
Bite history:: Princess bit someone in 2010 when they entered the backyard without permission or knowledge from the owners.
Energy level/descriptors:: High
Other Notes:: Princess is not bothered by being pushed off the couch or furniture, and has allowed his owner to bathe and groom him. She does not allow his owners to trim his nails. she is not bothered if he is disturbed while sleeping, or held or restrained. She will alert bark and growl when someone approaches the house or yard.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues?: No
For a New Family to Know: Princess is described as being playful, excitable and affectionate. She has been an indoor dog, sleeps on her dog bed, and likes to play with all kinds of toys. She eats both wet and dry food mixed together, and is house trained to go outside. She is well behaved when left alone in the house and yard, and knows the commands sit and high give. She walks on leash for exercise when not in the yard.
Behavior Condition: 3. Yellow
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