LUNA – A1057942
My name is LUNA. My Animal ID # is A1057942.
I am a spayed female br brindle and white am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/14/2015 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2NYCHA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/17/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 62.0 LBS.
DA2PP given in left front leg due to behavior, Canine Influenza, Bordetella, and Rabies vaccines given at 10:49 AM
11/14/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/14/15 20:16 Luna is a three year old brindle and white American Pitbull mix, she was surrendered by her owner due to them moving into a home that doesn’t accept pets. She was a gift from a neighbor and has been with her family since she was a two months. She is described as friendly, loving, and empathetic. Personality: Luna has lived with two adults and four small children, she is described as playful and very tolerant. Owner stated that his small children would jump on Luna and pull on her tail and ears and she was very tolerant and never snapped. She has not been around other dogs; owner stated she is aggressive towards cats and she will bark and chase after them. She is housetrained and never has accidents indoors. He has been kept only indoors and is described as having a high activity level. Behavior: Luna isn’t bothered when her food is touched while eating, owner stated his kids would put their hands in her food and she wouldn’t do anything. Luna isn’t bothered when a treat or toys is taken away. Luna enjoys baths, but doesn’t like when water is in her face or ears. When a stranger comes to the home she will wag her tail and jump on vistors. Owner stated she is friendly towards strangers. For a new family : Luna knows the commands sit and stay, fingers have to be snapped in order for her to complete the command. She is used to slow leashed walks three times a day. She likes to wrestle and chase around the home. She has been crate trained and will do well for about several hours. She will go to the bathroom on grass, cement and gravel. When home she tends to be in the same room as her owner or follow her around. Luna eats dry food Purina chicken flavor and is fed twice a day. She usually sleeps in her owners bed. Upon intake Luna was tense, her ears were back and head low, she had a firm body but allowed all handling; counselor was able to collar, scan, and photograph.
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11/18/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Helper dog: A1057469 Luna previously lived with two adults and four small children. The owner stated Luna is playful and very tolerant. The owner mentioned that his small children would jump on Luna and pull on her tail and ears and she was very tolerant and never snapped. It was reported by the owner Luna is reactive towards cats and she will bark and chase after them. The owner stated Luna is housetrained; crate trained and has a high activity level. At intake it was reported Luna was tense and nervous, she did allow all handling. During SAFER Luna came into the assessment room nervous and tense, not all handling items were able to be conducted as Luna lip raised at the assessor on the Look item. She displayed no interest in any of the resource items during this portion of the assessment. When on leash for a dog interaction with another dog on leash Luna growls, lunges and bare teeth towards the helper dog. In light of this behavior we feel that placement with a rescue who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification is the best option at this time. Look: 5. Dog freezes and/or growls or tries to bite. Toy: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 4. Dog charges the helper dog while growling and baring teeth.
11/18/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Luna was unable to be collared for playgroup due to her nervousness. However, while out in the yard she did approach a male dog at the gate. She had a soft body and a neutral wagging tail when greeting.
11/16/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative S; 3 YO; 62 LB Was cage aggressive when retrieving for exam; was calm and quiet but high alert and terrified during exam; very easily spooked EEN Clear Skin and coat clear BARH NSF
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