BELLA – A1031442
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My name is BELLA. My Animal ID # is A1031442.
I am a spayed female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 03/27/2015 from NY 10304, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
04/23/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 57.8 LBS.
no vomit seen at this time BARH NOSF
03/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
03/27/15 12:44 Dog Name: Bella Reason for surrender: Owner has no time. Relationship: Owner had Bella for two years as a gift from a friend. People: Bella lived with two adults and has never been around children. Bella is respectful and relaxed around people she meets. Other Animals: Owner stated Bella is relaxed and respectful towards small dogs. When dogs are Bella size she tends tro be somewhat rough with them. Personality/Habits: Owner stated Bella is friendly and smart. Her activity level is to a medium. She likes to play with bones and rawhides. She is friendly with owner touching her food bowl, taking treats, and touching her toys. Bella likes to take baths and be groomed at petsmart. Owner stated Bella is friendly when unfamiliar approaches the houe or family member. Bella likes to be in the same room as owner or stay in her favorite spot. Bella sleeps in her crate and is well behaved when home alone. Owner stated Bella is affectionate, mellow, excitable and playful. Training: Bella is mostly indoors and very yes trained. She only goes outside to use the bathroom on slow walks on a leash at leat once a day. If off a leash she will wander some but come when being called. She knows commands such as sit, down, give paw and stay. She is crate trained and does well for hours a day. Feeding: Bella eats wet and dry food called Wellness twice a day. She is allergic to Chicken and Grains and her favorite treats are called Hoofs. Behavior upon intake: Upon intake Bella was hyper , sat on command and was jumping on admission counselor. She scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
06/01/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Bella is truly a work of art. She might be more of a Picasso than a Van Gogh though; her quirky facial features channel that surreal effect associated with the artist’s work. One eyebrow on her left eye, always seeming to be raised up in a question…”Walk me next?” or “Is that treat for me?” perhaps she is asking. Her mouth has an extreme overbite, to the point that her tongue sometimes hangs out of the side and her lips always looks pursed. Her spots are asymmetrical and frankly, when she walks she brings to mind a Guernsey cow, slightly over weight and a little bit awkward. But these idiosyncrasies are exactly what has led Bella to be one of the most revered residents by volunteers and staff alike. But there’s more to Bella than her beauty. She has a lovely cage presence, and is always waiting patiently for her turn. Though she sometimes pulls on the leash (she has a zest for getting out of the building as fast as she can!) she is very easy to handle, and keeps an immaculate kennel, always “going outside.” At times, she will play with toys, but she’s much more interested in staying nearby her friends. When I sit on the bench, she hoists herself up, right next to me, sitting close, sneaking in an occasional kiss. If you saw us from behind, you might think we were just two people just enjoying a nice afternoon! Bella is appropriate with other dogs, and her previous owner even indicates that she loves the little ones-and every time we pass a small dog, she always delicately sniffs them through the fence. She knows sit, stay and give paw and given her food motivated personality, who knows what else she can be taught!? There’s no need to go to a fancy museum to view a masterpiece, come meet Bella today!
05/23/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bella previously lived with two adults, and was said to be respectful and relaxed around everyone she meets. Bella was reported to be relaxed and respectful towards small dogs, but when interacting with dogs her size she tends to be somewhat rough with them. Bella was described as friendly affectionate, mellow, excitable and playful. Her activity level was said to be a medium, and she was reported to be well behaved when home alone, and successfully housebroken. During re-SAFER Bella continues to be sociable towards the assessor, and maintained a loose body posture during all SAFER handling items as well as the tag interaction. However the response to having resources removed was stronger in this re-SAFER, and we recommend potential adopters be comfortable with safely managing resource guarding, should she show this behavior in a home. We recommend teaching “Drop” and trade up games and never removing anything from Bella without trading for something of equal or higher value or rewarding her for relinquishing an item. Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her ears are back, her tail is down, and she has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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 open for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Squeeze 1 : 2. Dog gently places her open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back. Food: 4. Dog muzzle punches assess-a-hand and lip curls. Toy: 4. Dog muzzle punches assess-a-hand and lip curls. Rawhide: 4. Dog lip curls. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Bella engages in rough play and will appropriately correct puppy play.
03/29/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs, Bella is forward and playful and enjoys rough and rowdy play. She can be a bit rude and intense but reponds well to human correction 3/29 Update Bella offers lots of play bows to a male dog but does not engage in play. She is good with a larger female and is interested in interacting with other dogs. 3/30 Update Engage in rough and rowdy play with Ceasar but can be pushy in attempts to initiate and continue play. 3/31 Update Bella continues to enjoy rough and rowdy play 4/2 Update Bella is excited to play and offers play bows to initiate play. She can get overexcited and will bark at the other dog during play. 4/4,4/5 Update Bella enjoys play and is social among other dogs, She does well with both males and females 4/6 Update Bella enjoys play is tolerant of rough and rowdy play with other dogs. 4/7 Update Bella engages in rough and rowdy play with an energetic male and continues to do well with both males and females. 4/21 Update Bella continues to be playful and ready to offer play bows during play. 4/22 Update Bella continues to enjoy rough and rowdy play and is vocal during play 4/23 Update Bella engages in rough and rowdy play 4/25 update: Bella continues to engage in a rough play style but may get pushy when the other dog is no longer playful. 4/27 Update Bella continues to enjoy rough and rowdy play and offers appropriate corrections to a energetic puppy 4/28 Update Bella enjoys some rough and rowdy play with energetic puppies. She can be pushy during play 4/30 Update Bella continues to offer appropriate corrections to energetic puppies and enjoys rough and rowdy play. 5/1 update: Bella continues to play well with puppies and engages in rough play. 5/2, 5/3update: Bella continues to engage in a rougher play style but may be a bit pushy with nervous dogs. 5/4, 5/5 Update Bella continues to be vocal and enjoy rough and rowdy play with another energetic dog. She is polite when interacting with a shyer younger dog and is respectful. 5/5 Update Bella continues to enjoy engaging in rough and rowdy play 5/7 Update Bella continues to be a very social dog with a variety of different dogs 5/8 update: Bella is vocal and engages in rough play. 5/9,5/10 update: Bella engages in rough play and will appropriately correct puppy play. 6/5 update: Bella remains social, playful and corrects puppies appropriately.
03/28/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
SCANNED NEGATIVE FEMALE SPAYED (GREEN TATOO NOTED MIDAL VENTRAL ABDOMEN) 2 YEARS OLD ~ PHYSICAL EXAM EETN-NO EYE OR NASAL DISCHARGE -EARS WNL -MILD GINGIVITIS SKIN-NO FLEAS OR TICKS NOTED (ACTIVYL APPLIED) ALLOWS AHNDLING, NO SIGN OF AGGRESSION AND VERY SWEET BARH NOSF
04/21/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating EXPNOCHILD
Vomit noted in cage by ACO – bile and a half-chewed treat likely given during playgroup. No tx needed at this time; monitor for recurrence. 1088
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