RITA aka ENCHILADA – A1106076
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RITA aka ENCHILADA – A1106076
*** RETURNED 07/29/17 ***DOH HOLD – B***
SPAYED FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 1 yr
RETURN – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR DOH-B Reason BITEPEOPLE
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/29/2017, From NY 11211, DueOut Date 07/29/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary Cage exam only, dog was very fearful and could not be roped Microchip: scanned on intake, positive 981020015802049 Sex: spayed female Age: reported 1y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: pinnae appear clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: minimal staining If abnormal BCS: WNL 5/9 Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: tail tucked, sitting in back of kennel, will show teeth and lunge at door when approached, did not remove from kennel (up to date on Vx, did not stress) Medication: N/A
FEMALE, BLACK / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 8 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 03/12/2017, From NY 10467, DueOut Date 03/12/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation No Initial Behavior
Medical Summary No Initial Exam
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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 closed.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Jumps up on assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog takes toy then drops and loses interest.
Summary: Enchilada was a bit shy at first and took a minute to warm to the handlers. Once she warmed up, she became playful and social. She allowed all handling on her assessment.
3/15: When introduced off leash to the male greeter dog, Enchilada greets with a tense body and high flagging tail. She becomes aroused when solicited with chase and follows with a tense body and vocalization.
We have no history on Enchilada 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.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with behaviors outlined below)
_X_Fearful (Though observed to be human-social, Enchilada may need time to warm up to the handler as she sometimes presents as a fearful dog, avoiding contact, shying away from direct touch. We recommend allowing Enchilada to interact at her own pace, force-free, reward based traing is advised when introducting her to new/unfamiliar situations.)
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