LEAH – A1049350
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My name is LEAH. My Animal ID # is A1049350.
I am a female br brindle and white staffordshire and cane corso mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 08/27/2015 from NY 10463, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA. I came in with Group/Litter #K15-029618.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
09/06/2015 Exam Type RE-EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is AVERAGE, Weight 60.2 LBS.
SOFT COUGH BAR CIRDC, EARLY, MILD TREAT WITH DOXY MOVE TO ISO
08/27/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
08/27/15 14:32 BASIC INFO Chico and Leah were surrendered together because their owner is moving to a new home that doesn’t allow pets. He got Chico 3 years ago from his previous owner and Leah 2 years ago from a friend. SOCIALIZATION Leah is friendly/outgoing with strangers who approach in a soft, non-threatening manner, but barks and growls at erratic/loud people at first. She’s usually friendly once they stand still and speak softly to her. She lived with 2 and 6 year old children and is relaxed, affectionate, playful, tolerant, and very gentle with them. She walks nicely on a leash with the 6 year old and goes into her kennel when either child ask her to. She plays gently-exuberantly with adults. Leah lived with a medium-sized male dog (Chico) and is relaxed, playful, affectionate, and tolerant with him. She barks and growls at all other dogs. She’s never bit any people or animals. BEHAVIOR Leah doesn’t mind storms. She’s is friendly with some strangers who approach her home/family and barks/growls at others as described above. She doesn’t mind when someone takes her food/treat/toy, moves her off furniture, holds/restrains her, wakes her up, or bathes her. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Leah’s family describes her as friendly, affectionate, playful, a little shy, mellow, and medium energy. She follows her family, likes rope toys and bones, and plays catch, chase, and tug. She lived inside and slept on a dog bed. She ate dry Purina Dog Chow. She’s housetrained, doesn’t have accidents, and potties anywhere outside. She’s well-behaved while home alone and is crate-trained, but doesn’t need to be crated anymore. She went for brisk walks and doesn’t pull on her leash. Her owner allows her to play off leash while they hike/camp and she stays close by him. INTAKE When Leah and Chico arrived, Leah barked (deep) at other people in the crowded lobby. Once we put Chico in a cage and the lobby was less crowed, she approached us quietly with a somewhat low body and low wagging tail, licking her lips a little. She allowed us to pet her face and she took treats very gently, maintaining the body language above. She retreated from the scanner while her owner scanned her (-). He collared her, switched her leashes, positioned her for pictures, picked her up, and put her into a kennel, which she tolerated.
08/29/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I met Leah shortly after her world turned upside down. She and her housemate Chico were surrendered by their family who is moving where the dogs aren’t welcome. Quiet in her kennel, her tail began to wag as I opened her door. She’s absolutely stunning in a gleaming brindle coat, and she has a sexy walk/glide as we head to the park. Looking up and into every parked car she’s clearly looking for her people and it breaks my heart. Her tail wags while we walk, she’s happy for the outing that gives her a chance to go potty. We’re told she’s housetrained, lived with a 2 year and 6 year old, is good on the leash (the 6 year old walked her!), is crate trained but doesn’t need it, is well behaved when home alone, and plays gently and respectfully with kids. She’s friendly to strangers, but will growl at people who are loud and don’t approach properly. I fell in love with Leah and when she snuggled into me when I knelt down beside her she grabbed my heart. Rolling over for a belly rub, she let me know she trusted me and she grabbed my heart even harder. She ignored other dogs we passed, and in group was tolerant of being sniffed, was still a bit anxious and got very excited when she saw her former housemate come outside. She’s a total cuddle girl, in my lap when we sat together on the bench, happy draping herself on my lap and getting hugged. She’s a beautiful, proven family dog, she even listened to the kids when they told her to go into her crate! I’m so in love with her, and know you will be too. She’s looking for a new family to love and we’re rooting for her. She deserves it!
09/01/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Leah walks calmly on leash. She was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. She was calm and relaxed during handling. Leah had a low body position during the tag test, but followed the assessor at the end of the leash. She did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. Leah was not interested in toys or rawhide. Leah was surrender to us. According to her previous owner she is friendly/outgoing with strangers who approach in a soft, non-threatening manner. She’s usually friendly once they stand still and speak softly to her. She lived with 2 and 6 year old children and is relaxed, affectionate, playful, tolerant, and very gentle with them. She walks nicely on a leash with the 6 year old and goes into her kennel when either child asks her to. She plays gently-exuberantly with adults. Leah lived with a medium-sized male dog and is relaxed, playful, affectionate, and tolerant with him. She barks and growls at all other dogs”. Leah 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. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body low and a bit fearful. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Food 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away Toy: 1. No interest. Rawhide: 1. No interest. 9/6 update: Leah has shown remarkable improvement since intake. Quite timid her first few days, Leah growled softly in her kennel and retreated from most visitors. But with additional attention and daily playgroup, Leah readily approaches, solicits attention, and interacts appropriately with her caretakers. She does still need a slow approach, particularly with new people, but she is highly social and affectionate.
08/28/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other ogs, Leah is anxious. She is tolerant of interaction, then begins to pace and whine. 9/2 update: Leah greets politely but is more interested in interacting with the handlers and her surroundings. 9/3 update: Leah is social and greets other dogs politely. She may solicit play and engages in gentle play with other playful males and females. 9/4 update: Leah continues to be social and is interested while interacting with males and females. 9/5 update: Leah is social, and greets politely. She remains interested in interaction, but does not engage in play. 9/6 update: Leah continues to display social behavior, and is interested in interaction.
08/30/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
SCAN NEGATIVE BRIGHT ALERT RESPONSIVE HYDRATED PHYSICAL EXAM- FEMALE. MILD DENTAL TARTAR. EYES, EARS, BODY COAT- WNL AMB X 4 APPLIED ACTIVYL. PYRANTEL PO GAVE. VERY NERVOUS & TENSE. STRUGGLING WHEN RESTRAINED. NOSF
09/06/2015 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , behavior rating AVERAGE
SOFT COUGH BAR CIRDC, EARLY, MILD TREAT WITH DOXY MOVE TO ISO
Generated on Sep 8 2015 6:00PM
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