COOKIE – A1055528
Safe 10-28-2015 Manhattan
My name is COOKIE. My Animal ID # is A1055528.
I am a spayed female white and bl brindle amer bulldog mix. The shelter thinks I am about 11 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 10/21/2015 from NY 10035, owner surrender reason stated was ALLERGIES.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
10/23/2015 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 74.0 LBS.
No bloody urine seen
10/21/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
10/21/15 16:22HRS Cookie is an 11 year old spayed American Bulldog that was cared by her owner since she was 11 months old. She is being surrendered because her owner developed severe allergies to her. SOCIAL LIFE & PERSONALITY Cookie is described as affectionate and mellow. She lived in home with adults and an 18 month old child. Cookie allows his owner and the child to pet her and she will allow the child to sit near her face. Cookie is the only pet in the home. When she notices other dogs outside, she will wag her tail and allow them to approach her. BEHAVIOR Cookie is accustomed to being bathed. Her owner stated that she doesn’t react when her food is touched while eating. She isn’t bothered when or toys are taken from her or if she is moved from an area of the home. She enjoys being bathed and brushed. When there are visitors to the home Cookie will bark at the door and will stand and stare at the visitor from afar. When she is comfortable then she would approach the person. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Cookie knows the commands “sit” and “down.” She is well behaved when left alone in the home. Her owner stated that she doesn’t bark at sounds she hears at the front door. Cookie is accustomed to being walked at least 2x a day, 5am and 4pm. Cookie likes playing with squeaky toys. She is okay being walked off leash and will stay near her owner. She is afraid of thunderstorms and will shake and hide near her owner. Cookie is accustomed to eating wet and dry dog food mixed together. She normally sleeps on her own bed at night. DURING INTAKE Cookie was calm and rested near her owner. She allowed for the Admissions Counselor to approach and pet her. She was collared, scanned for a microchip (positive) and photographed without displaying any negative behavior.
10/24/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Having spent her entire life with her person, Cookie is understandably stressed and concerned as to why her life has turned upside down. She’s described by her former person as “affectionate and mellow” and lived with an 18 month old child with whom she was relaxed. Cookie told me she’s pretty enough for pictures without a scarf and I have to agree! Cookie has wonderful leash manners, is housetrained, comes when called and as of this writing allows minimal touch. She needs time to process this major upheaval in her life, recognize that we’re all friends and want to help. We’re told that she’s accustomed to being bathed, knows ‘sit’ and ‘down’, is well behaved when left alone in the house, needs time to warm up to strangers, and likes playing with squeaky toys. With other dogs in group she’s social and interested, sniffs her greeting but didn’t engage in play. This quiet senior dumpling is looking for a new person or family with whom to spend her time. We’re all strangers here and as per her former family she needs time to warm up. We’d rather see her warm up to her new family. Won’t you come meet her today?
10/24/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Cookie was a bit difficult to remove from his kennel giving a low growl. Once she was removed from her kennel he walks calmly on leash. Cookie was uncomfortable with handling; she wrinkles her muzzle to expose her front teeth. The behavior department decided to skip the handling part of the assessment for safety reasons. During the resources Cookie did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. She was not interested in toys or rawhide. Cookie was surrender to us. Her previous owner described her as affectionate and mellow. She lived in home with adults and an 18 month old child. Cookie allows his owner and the child to pet her and she will allow the child to sit near her face. Cookie is the only pet in the home. When she notices other dogs outside, she will wag her tail and allow them to approach her”. The behavior department feels that she would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. Look: 5. Freezes. Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away Toy 1: No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. When off leash with other dogs Cookie greets with a loose body and wagging tail. She sniffs and will briefly solicit play with the helper dog by bumping them. She is respectful when the other dog is not interested in play.
10/23/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Cookie greets with a loose body and wagging tail. She sniffs and will briefly solicit play with the helper dog by bumping them. She is respectful when the other dog is not interested in play.
10/21/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
scanned pos reported spayed could not confirm scar but small nipples and vulva etc reported 11 years old s/o: very nervous during exam, tail tucked shaking allowed all handling except oral exam numerous pyoderma lesions throughout coat sclera injected (terrfiied so may be artifact) grape sized mass on rfl medial toe. hard, movable. probably benign but should be aspirated overweight heart and lungs wnl a: pyoderma mass on toe p: activyl applied recc excison/biopsy of mass rx 500mg cephalexin bid x 14d
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