SASHA – A1035636
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My name is SASHA. My Animal ID # is A1035636.
I am a spayed female white and tan am pit bull ter mix. The shelter thinks I am about 6 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/08/2015 from NY 10465, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
05/16/2015 Exam Type CAGE EXAM – Medical Rating is 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 72.0 LBS.
QAR Coughing, sneezing KC Added Baytril 100 inj–2.5 ml sid po for 10 days as per DVM 1027
05/08/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/08/15 14:13 BASIC INFO Sasha’s family got her 6 years ago from a friend when she was a baby. She surrendered her because she’s moving. SOCIALIZATION Sasha is friendly/outgoing with strangers. She lived with a 0-3 year old child and was relaxed, playful, tolerant, and affectionate with him. They slept cuddled together and she allowed him to climb on her. She plays gently with him and plays exuberantly with adults that she knows. She’s more excited and plays somewhat rough with new people (adults and children), jumping up on them. Sasha barks and whines at dogs outside. She tries to chase cats outside. She ignores her family’s bird when she’s in her cage but tries to catch her when she’s out. Sasha hasn’t bit anyone. BEHAVIOR Sasha barks at skateboards and vacuums but doesn’t mind storms. She enjoys baths. She’s friendly and excited and whines and jumps up when strangers approach her home/family. She doesn’t mind when someone takes her food/treat/toy, moves her off furniture, brushes her, brushes her teeth, holds restrains her, or wakes her up. She tries to hide during nail trims. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW Sasha’s family describes her as friendly, affectionate, playful, excitable, cuddly, sweet, and medium activity. She follows her family and loves head rubs and to play and run around. She plays catch, chase, tug, and wrestles and likes ropes, stuffed toys, and blankets. She lived inside and slept on blankets with her head covered by a blanket. She ate dry Pedigree food and got wet food and iced dog cookies from Petco as treats. She is housetrained and doesn’t have accidents. She’s well-behaved when home alone. She knows sit, down, and come. She went for slow and brisk walks, runs, and played in the yard for exercise. She pulls on her leash but does better with a harness. She potties in grass and dirt. BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE Sasha had a loose wiggly body, open mouth, and wagging tail during handling-scan (negative), collar, switching leashes, petting, pictures, putting in kennel. When we stooped down, she stood very close to us and leaned on us as we pet her. She was very easy to encourage into her kennel. She whined and panted a little, especially when no one was petting her, seeming excited.
05/12/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: I nicknamed Sasha “Vanilla Pudding” because she is a total mush. I brought her out back and Sasha walked me to the back gate and looked up at me so cute with her tongue hanging out. She put her nose toward the crack in the gate and then looked back at me, lifting her front paw. It was like she was trying to tell me, “come on time for our walk, just open the gate”. I give her a good cuddle and her tongue comes out with a big happy grin, tail wagging the whole time. When we go back inside there are a bunch of volunteer applicants in the hallway and Sasha goes up to every one of them for a pet and a cuddle. She wins over everyone’s heart in the hallway with her happiness and wagging tail. She doesn’t want to go back in her kennel, so I take her on her walk which she basically asked me for. So happy looking up to everyone as we walk along, as if she is the Mayor saying “Hello” to all her neighbors. This dog has personality, you will totally want to cuddle up to this pudding of a girl. Another volunteer writes: Sasha spells beauty… this was my first thought when I spotted her in her kennel, all white with golden eyes. A dog I would love to dress with pearls and lace. An elegant and classy grand dame. Sasha’s face is full of hope. Her wide smile and eloquent eyes are the promise of a wonderful time together in the yard. She is no disappointment, I can assure you. Sasha is a sweet girl, close to middleagehood who has been a cherished family dog all her life. Said to be of medium energy, Sasha is described as an active and playful pet who loves toys and balls. She lived with a bird that she would chase if out of his cage and is known to run after cats, vacuum cleaners and skateboards. Her most lovely feature is that she slept nightly with the 3 year old child of the house. Sasha loves to be with people and is so welcoming of anyone coming to see us in our pen. In playgroups, she stays close to humans rather than play with other dogs. It so often happens with family dogs of in-between ages. She loves to be caressed. Happiness can be seen in her eyes when I pet her face and wihisper gentle words into her ears. Sasha walks at a brisk pace and seems to be house trained as stressed by her former owner. She sits on command and comes immediately at the call of her name. She is such a wonderful girl and I know she will make a new master so happy to have her as a forever best friend. Come and meet Sasha. You will fall in love.
05/10/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – AVERAGE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Sasha came to our center as an owner surrender on 5/8/2015 due to a moving conflict. Owner reports Sasha lived with a young child (infant to age 3) and slept cuddled together with child each night. It is also reported she lived with a bird that she tolerated while in cage and chased while out of cage, and also tries to chase cats outside. She is reportedly housetrained, slept on a blanket with the blanket over her head, and is well behaved when home alone. Sasha was loose and wiggly during intake, allowing all handling from the admissions counselor. She walked nicely on her relief walk and did not pull. Sasha appeared slightly uncomfortable in the SAFER assessment room, panting and licking her lips often. She needed three Look attempts before accepting the touch, eyes averted with her body neutral, tail down. Her tail remained down with ears back and neutral body during Sensitivity item, but stood still and accepted the touch. Sasha followed at the end of leash for Tag, not fully engaged in play but body was soft and wagged tail at end of game. She had minimal interest in food, toys, and rawhide, sniffing and then turning away. During social time, Sasha was not interested in interacting with the other dogs, more interested in the human handlers. The Behavior Team feels Sasha would do well in an Average home. Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is neutral but cautious; 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, her tail is between her legs, body neutral, ears back, lip lick. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog licks hand, does not pull back paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are back. Food. Minimal interest, sniffs then turns away. Toy 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away. Rawhide 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs then turns away. Dog-to-Dog: not interested in interacting with other dogs, more focused on human handlers.
05/10/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
When off leash with other dogs Sasha is uncomfortable with any interactions. She will run away with her tail tucked when sniffed and is more interested in human interaction. 5/13 update: Sasha is becoming more comfortable while socializing, she will greet but then avoids interaction.
05/10/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 3 NC – MAJOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Negative MC Spayed female BARH Pyoderma ventrally, with some secondary scratches on chest Moderate staining on teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) NOSF
05/16/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 3 C – MAJOR CONDITIONS ,
QAR Coughing, sneezing KC Added Baytril 100 inj–2.5 ml sid po for 10 days as per DVM 1027
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