BUBBA – A1055858
Safe 11-9-2015 Manhattan
BUBBA – A1055858 ***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME/NO YOUNG CHILDREN*** NEUTERED MALE, WHITE, AMER BULLDOG MIX, 2 yrs OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason TOO HYPER Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 10/24/2015, From NY 10466, DueOut Date , Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN Medical Summary Scan positive for microchip # 985112004010717 Neutered male Young adult Came […]
BUBBA – A1055858
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME/NO YOUNG CHILDREN***
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE, AMER BULLDOG MIX, 2 yrs
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason TOO HYPER
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 10/24/2015, From NY 10466, DueOut Date ,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan positive for microchip # 985112004010717 Neutered male Young adult Came with rabies certificate from Banfield Pet Hospital and is with kennel card Has rabies vax on 08/02/2015 Tad ID # 7910285 Eyes are clear Nose=No discharge Ears are clean Teeth are intact and white Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Activyl As of now no signs of CIRDC As of now no V/S/C/D NOSF Very energetic and hyper during initial exam
A volunteer writes: Bubba….hubba hubba!! This is one sexy hunka hunka! Bubba is a big boy with a wagging tail, sparkling eyes and a fun soft but strong personality. Surrendered by his person for being ‘too active’, his person stated that she is not an active person so their personalities didn’t jive. We’re told that Bubba is friendly and outgoing with all people, loves children and plays gently with them, loves other dogs but sometimes doesn’t realize how big he is, loves car rides and sticking his head out the window, is crate trained, is well behaved when home alone, is a big “playful goofball”, knows ‘sit’, ‘stay’ and down”, and loves to go on brisk walks. Bubba pulls very hard on the leash so will benefit from a harness and/or some leash training, showed us how super friendly he is with everyone, and loved playing with other dogs in group. He’s “social, solicits play and plays exuberantly”. Bubba enjoys treats and takes them gently, and when he’s pooped he just lies down – that’s it. He rests for a bit and then gets up to go again. He enjoyed a plush toy and lay down with it for a moment, his head on the toy. So sweet! An awesome big boy, Bubba is looking for an active person or family with a personality as big and strong as his is. He’s absolutely terrific.
Bubba A1055858 is an approx. 2 year old American Bulldog mix. He was a gift to the owner from a previous relationship and she has been caring for him on her own for the past year and a half. She states that he is too strong and highly excitable for her. She has spent lots of money on training and she states that there is no progression. His last vet visit was in 8/2015 and he has allergies during the spring time.
Around strangers, Bubba is friendly and outgoing. He loves to jump on people and loves to lick a lot. He loves to play with children and plays gently with them. He loves to play with other dogs and cats but sometimes he forgets how big he is. He has not bitten anyone or any other animal.
Bubba was walked three times a day and the owners say that she made sure he received 45 minutes of outside time daily. He loves car rides and his favorite thing to do is stick his head out of the window. The owner bathed him once a week and says that you have to throw a treat into the tub so he can jump in. He is not bothered when you try to take his food bowl, treats or toys away. He is not bothered when an unfamiliar person approaches.
For a new family to know
The owner describes Bubba as friendly, very playful, affectionate, and very energetic. He has a high activity level. He whines a lot when he wants to play. Her favorite thing about him is his personality. She says that he is a big goofball that loves to play. The owner describes herself as a very calm person that does not play much, so she rarely plays with him. He usually entertains himself with chew toys. He sleeps in the living room and on the couch but he is not allowed on her bed. He is well behaved when left alone in the home. He is crate trained as well. He knows how to sit, stay, and down. He was being fed Iams All natural chicken and pea’s recipe, pumpkin once a day, and sweet potatoes on the weekends. He loves to go on brisk walks and running. He pulls hard on the leash.
Behavior during intake
The owner was in the lobby with Bubba scolding him because he did not want to sit down when told. She pulled his leash very hard and began to get aggravated with him. I approached him and he jumped up to greet me. I was able scan (+), collar and photograph him. He tolerated all petting and wanted lots of attention from the staff members.
Bubba was excited but very interested in interacting with handler during assessment – jumped up. He was overexcited during handling, jumping up, mouthy (light), grabbing at the leash and was hard to position, but showed no aggression. Bubba was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler but during the third tag he became excitable played tug-of-war with the leash during tag interaction and was a bit difficult to distract him. He was not interested in food, toys or rawhide.
Bubba was surrender to us. His previous owner describes Bubba as friendly, very playful, affectionate, and very energetic. He has a high activity level. Around strangers, Bubba is friendly and outgoing. He loves to jump on people and loves to lick a lot. He loves to play with children and plays gently with them. He loves to play with other dogs and cats but sometimes he forgets how big he is. He is not bothered when you try to take his food bowl, treats or toys away. He is not bothered when an unfamiliar person approaches”. Bubba is a high-energy dog that will likely do best with an adopter prepared to provide mental and physical stimulation and appropriate outlets for his energy. The behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter. We also recommend a home without young children; older children can be considered pending interaction.
Look: 3. Dog jumps on the Assessor and will not allow Assessor to conduct the assessment.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog displays high energy and movement, but it is directed toward getting closer to the Assessor. His body is soft, likely panting, may jump up between attempts to lick Assessor.
Tag: 3. Dog responds with his tail high, ears forward, mouth likely closed for at least half of the assessment item, body stiff and body checks the Assessor. Dog is often focused on other stimuli in the room.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Food: 1. No interest.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Rawhide: 1. No interest.
When off leash with other dogs, Bubba rushes into the pen and immediately attempts to solicit play. He engages in rough play with another playful dog. Bubba can be pushy when solciiting and ignores correction from a calmer female dog.
10/27: Bubba is social and engages in exuberant play with other playful dogs.
10/28: Bubba is social and playful with males and females. Bubba plays exuberantly and may be unaware of his large size in accordance to how he plays.
10/29: Bubba continues to play exuberantly with other dogs.
10/30 update: Bubba is social and playful, engaging in boistrous play with males and females.
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