PENNY aka PEACHES – A1012831
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My name is PENNY. My Animal ID # is A1012831.
I am a spayed female black and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 11/18/2015 from NY 11436, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/02/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is EXPNOCHILD, Weight 60.4 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/18/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/18/15 14:53 Basic Information: Penny is an altered 2 year old American Pit Bull Terrier. The owner adopter her from another shelter and is surrendering Penny because of work obligations. Penny has no known health problems or injuries. Social Life and Personality: Penny has not been around children, other dogs, or cats to know her behavior around them. The owner describes her as playful, pushy, confident, excitable, affectionate, fearful, and friendly. Behavior: If Penny is eating from her food bowl she will become tense and growl if her owner takes her food bowl away. The owner states that Penny will not do anything more than growl at him but is unsure how she would react if another person attempted to remove the bowl. He is also unsure how she reacts to having her nails trimmed. Penny is friendly when someone takes her toy from her and thinks they are playing. She jumps back on the furniture if removed. She is playful when given a bath. She enjoys when pet or brushed. She is friendly when held and when strangers approach her home or family. For a New Family to Know: Penny knows the commands sit, down, and eat. She is house trained and is walked at least twice a day. She walks well on a leash. She also is brought to a dog park to run around when it is empty. She is very friendly and greets everyone she meets. If off leash she will wander to meet people but comes when called. She likes to chew apart toys and needs to be given hard rubber toys. Her favorite game is fetch. She is crate trained and does well for 8 hours. When her owner is home she tends to follow him everywhere. She is well behaved when left home alone. When she hears loud noises she will run and hide. She is used to eating pedigree dry dog food twice a day. Admissions Behavior: Penny maintained a loose body and wagging tail throughout the process. She greeted the counselor by jumping up into her lap. She allowed all handling but lowered her head in a fearful position when scanned for a microchip. She took treats gently from the counselor’s hand.
12/07/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: What a precious girl! She is a lovebug and was so eager to please. She was also so beautiful with her fun black and white fur. Penny seemed to be housetrained and went to the bathroom as soon as we got outside. She also knew how to “sit.” When I hear the name Penny, I immediately think of Inspector Gadget’s young sidekick, always helping out when Gadget gets himself into trouble. Penny can be just that kind of sidekick for you. Come meet her today!
11/20/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Penny previously lived with 2 adults. The owner describes Penny as playful, pushy, confident, excitable, affectionate, fearful, and friendly. It was reported by the owner if Penny is eating from her food bowl she will become tense and growl if her owner takes her food bowl away. The owner stated Penny is house trained, crate trained and well behaved when home alone. At intake it was reported Penny was friendly, loose and wiggly, she allowed all handling. During SAFER Penny came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, she was friendly, social and very playful towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Penny joins the game and slowly de-escalates once the game ends during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Penny freezes and bares her teeth when attempting to remove the toy away. Due to some concerns stated from the previous owner Penny will growl with food, and freezes and growls when attempting to remove the item. The behavior department feels she can be suitable for an experience adopter with no children. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins but slowly de-escalates. Squeeze 1 & 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw. Licks hand. Toy: 4. Dog freezes and bares teeth. Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Penny is unsure at first but greets the other dog appropriately. She grows more confident and becomes a bit forward when interacting and may attempt to mount.
11/19/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Penny continues to be conflicted when attempting to play with dogs off leash. She is tolerant of pushy behavior and may greet them briefly. Based on her behavior during playgroup, the Behavior Department recommends that Penny can go to a home with a male dog and can go to a home with a female dog but we recommend that a pre-adoption interaction be required. We recommend Penny be placed with appropriately social dogs who can assist her in building confidence and becoming able to proprerly socialize with other dogs. When off leash with other dogs, Penny is unsure at first but greets the other dog appropriately. She grows more confident and becomes a bit forward when interacting and may attempt to mount. 11/25 update: Penny greets politely but seems conflicted when interacting. She will offer a playbow but also hard barks or begins lip licking and moves away when the other dog attempts to engage with her. 12/1 update: Penny is a bit nervous at first but greets the helper dog briefly. She attempts to engage in play but does not appear to have the appropriate skills and is intense when attempting to engage in chase play. 12/4 update: Penny is a bit nervous when initially greeting but will attempt to solicit play with bouncy playbows. 12/10 update: Penny attempts to engage in play but seems conflicted, playbowing and barking at the same time. She is tolerant of pushy solicitation and mounting.
11/18/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan : 985112005818405 Sex: spayed Approx 2 yr S/O: BARH, no ocular or nasal discahrge. Grade 1/4 dental disease. 1cm scar on dorsum, between shoulder blades. Cardiac and thoracic auscultation WNL. Abd SNP. NOSF Allowed all handling, very friendly, likes treats A: Mild dental disease, otherwise APH PROGNOSIS: EXCELLENT
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