BUNNI – A1036579
RTO SAFE 06/01/15
My name is BUNNI. My Animal ID # is A1036579.
I am a spayed female tan and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 9 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/16/2015 from NY 10465, owner surrender reason stated was TOO MANY P.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/31/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 35.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
05/17/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/17/15 13:43 Basic Information: Bunni is a 9 month old female spayed American Pit bull terrier who has no health problems. Bunni’s mother was found to be pregnant with 11 puppies and Bunni’s previous owner was able to find homes for all of the puppies except for Bunni. Social Life and Personality: Around children Bunni is very relaxed, playful and respectful. Bunni get very excited when she get to play with children. Bunni has been around many dogs including her mother, siblings, a shepherd and a beagle. When playing with other dogs Bunni tends to get very excited and plays rough with them. Bunni has not been around any other types of animals. Bunni has been house trained with a piddle pad but hasn’t learned to go potty outdoors. Bunni has been kept indoors and has a very high activity level. Bunni’s previous owner describe her as: playful, confident, excitable, affectionate and friendly. Behavior Issues: When Bunni plays rough she tends to play bite. She is not bothered by anyone touching her food, toys, or treats. Bunni is afraid when anyone gives her a bath or trims her nails but shows no signs of aggression. Bunni enjoys when others bush her fur and is somewhat afraid when anyone new approaches her family or yard. Bunni is not bothered by anyone disturbing her from her sleep. For a New Family o Know: Bunni knows the commands sit and give paw. For exercise Bunni plays in the yard and likes balls and squeaky toys. Bunni likes to play chase and tug-o-war. Bunni has been placed in a crate before but does not do well. At home Bunni tends to follow you around and when left alone in the yard is well behaved. Intake Behavior: Bunni was very calm during the intake process and allowed staff to scan, collar and take pictures of her. Bunni showed no signs of aggression.
05/25/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I guess that Bunni’s owner got more than what he bargained for when he found Bunni’s mom. Indeed, she was pregnant with 11 puppies, Bunni being one of them. It took a while to place them all and Bunni being the smallest, was brought to the Manhattan Care Center. With us, Bunni does not act one bit as she is described by her former master. She is shy, hesitant to be leashed, paces in the yard, pulls on the leash, zigzags in the street, totally unfocused. Free in a pen, it takes her a while to settle down, eat my treats and come on the bench next to me for some bonding. She lets me pet her, sits on command but she is on the run, going nowhere and hoping most likely to find a way home and to her family. She is interested by other dogs in a nearby pen but withdraws as they come too close. In playgroups, she is shy but comes a little to life in the presence of other pooches. Bunni is known to be quite outgoing, rambunctious and playful with children and other dogs. She seems to have been quite a happy little girl and so well cared for too. She is paper trained and does not seem to have handling issues or separation anxiety. She will most likely need some basic puppy training and be taught the dos and don’t of perfect doghood. Bunny, the tiny redhead, is quite endearing and yearning for what we all really dream of… not the riches but a loving family and a warm home to belong to. Bunni is at the Manhattan Care Center, wishing upon a star.
05/19/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Bunni walks with a low fearful body language on leash. She was shy but friendly during the assessment – low body, but trying to stay close. Bunni was shy during handling with a fearful body language. She was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. Bunni was not interested in food, toys or rawhide. She was relaxed when approaching a friendly dog, but was not playful. Bunni was surrender to us. According to her previous owner Bunni around children is very relaxed, playful and respectful. Bunni get very excited when she gets to play with children. Bunni has been around many dogs including her mother, siblings, a shepherd and a beagle. When playing with other dogs Bunni tends to get very excited and plays rough with them. She is not bothered by anyone touching her food, toys, or treats”. The behavior department feels that she may do best with an experienced adopter. Bunni is somewhat fearful and needs time to warm up to the handler. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is stiff and fearful; her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, shy body language , mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) she is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Food. No interest. Toy 1. No interest. Rawhide 1. No interest. Dog – dog 1. Dog approaches the helper, soft body, tail neutral, but not playful. Helper: A1029312
05/20/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
***Bunni is a social group helper dog*** When off leash with other dogs Bunni is initially nervous with her tail tucked but then becomes more comfortable and will engage in running play. 5/21 update: Bunni is more comfortable and is playful with a solicitous male. 5/24 update: Bunni has a dainty play style and will engage in running play with an appropriate male. She will appropriately correct when a dog is too forward upon introduction. 5/27 update: Bunni is anxious but will become more comfortable when interacting with another dog. She will solicit and engage in running play. 5/28 update: Bunni is social when interacting off leash with both males and females. She can be pushy in her attempts to solicit play.
05/18/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
SCAN POSITIVE 985112005855500 BRIGHT ALERT RESPONSIVE HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM- SPAYED WITH GREEN TATTOO. YOUNG DOG. EYES, EARS, BODY COAT- WNL AMB X 4 APPLIED ACTIVYL. ALLOWS HANDLING BUT NERVOUS & TENSE. NOSF
05/30/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
5/30 slight cough serous nasal d/c recheck 3 days s/o: diagnosed with kennel cough 5/27 move to isolation today did not appear sick today will recheck tomorrow and remove diagnosis if still looks good a: kennel cough p: move to iso
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