TIPPY – A1056050
TIPPY – A1056050
***SAFER : AVERAGE HOME***
FEMALE, BLACK / BROWN, MIN PINSCHER MIX, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 10/26/2015, From NY 10458, DueOut Date
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary scanned neg intact female approx 3-4 years old s/o: bar overweight mild dental tartar heart and lungs wnl a: healthy but overweight p: activyl topical pyrantel 2 cc po
A Staff member writes : Tippy loves brisk walks around Manhattan! He loves to be held during storms but will give the love back with hugs and kisses. Tippy is going a little stir crazy here in the shelter and should be placed in a home environment very soon.
Tippy is a roughly 3 yr. old Min Pinscher mix. The Owner got her from the previous owner as a gift; she has owned Tippy for over 6 months. The owner surrendered Tippy because the owner is moving and can’t take her Tippy has no health problems and has never been taken to a vet.
Around strangers Tippy is friendly and outgoing. Tippy has lived with 3 children between the ages of 9 and 21 years old, she is relaxed and playful around the children and adults. Tippy does not interact with other dogs and will often bark at them. Tippy has never bitten anyone.
The owner stats that Tippy is not bothered when some moves her food or treats while she is eating, when someone takes her toys away or when someone disturbs her while sleeping. Tippy likes to be brushed and given bathes but has never had her nails trimmed. When an unfamiliar person or animal approaches her home she will bark at them for a long time. The owner does not know how Tippy is around loud noises such as storms or fireworks.
For a new family to know:
The owner describes Tippy as friendly and playful with a very high activity level. Her favorite activity is to play tug of war with his owner. In the home Tippy tends to follow the owner around the house and is kept mainly indoors. Tippy sleeps on the bed with the owner. Tippy was fed Purina dry dog food three times a day. She is house trained and has never had an accident in the home, when outside she goes to the bathroom on or around trees and grass. Tippy knows the commands “sit “”stop” and “lay down”. For exercise Tippy is used to brisk walks on the leash and three a day and does pull strongly on the leash but stops when you tell him to. He has never been walked off the leash.
Behavior during intake:
Tippy was relaxed with lose body when approached by staff. Tippy allowed to be, scanned (-), collared, photographed and placing in dog kennel.
Tippy walks calmly on leash. She was calm and relaxed during handling. Tippy was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. She was not interested in food, toys or rawhide.
Tippy was surrender to us. According to her previous owner Tippy around strangers is friendly and outgoing. Tippy has lived with 3 children between the ages of 9 and 21 years old, she is relaxed and playful around the children and adults. Tippy does not interact with other dogs and will often bark at them. The owner stats that Tippy is not bothered when some moves her food or treats while she is eating, when someone takes her toys away”. Tippy did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that she can go to an Average home.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is likely crouching, may have long lip or lip lick.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Food 1: No interest.
Toy 1: No interest.
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