ZOEY – A1035722
Safe 6-25-2015 Brooklyn Rescue: Amsterdog Animal Rescue Please honor your pledges: http://amsterdog.org/donate/
My name is ZOEY. My Animal ID # is A1035722.
I am a spayed female gr brindle and white pit bull mix. The shelter thinks I am about 10 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a RETURN on 06/19/2015 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/19/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is EXPERIENCE, Weight 60.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/19/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/19/15 20:56 Zoey was surrendered due to toy guarding behavior displayed as her new adopters took her home. During intake, she was friendly and allowed all petting, but growled if anyone moved to take the toy from her; and while she would drop the toy for a treat, she would very rapidly snap it back up again. She would also growl while pushing her head into the handler’s side; the growling increased as the attempts to remove the toy continued.
06/02/2015 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Zoey … What a beautiful girl … Such a delight to be with … In my mind, one magnificent dog, in every way. From the moment I saw her, I knew this doggie was going to give one lucky owner and family the time of their lives, and chock full of heart felt experiences and lasting memories. With her gorgeous gray and white coat and her perfectly placed patched design on her face, “Wow what a looker!”. With her cute white paws and her tender, playful nature, who could ask for more. Zoey is at the perfect age to come in your life, at just 6 months old she’ll be so easy to teach all the right things, every good doggie should know as a pet … Like “Sit”, “Stay” and hopefully “Fetch”, “Wont that be fun!” … Zoey shows all the signs of going that route, and the rest is up to you. On our walk, Zoey was a good, good girl and did her business outside and not in her kennel, “Good, good doggie!” And Zoey didn’t pull too, she was mindful of me, as her walker, “Yeah Zoey!!!”. Believe you me, dogs want to do nothing more, than to be guided in the right direction … Because there are no bad dogs, only dogs that have been taught through a misguided handler, negative behavior. So with all these good thoughts in mind, let’s think another … Adopting a dog is one fantastical experience, one that can bring joy to both your life, your family, and of course the wonderful animal you’ll be adopting. Wont you please come into our Brooklyn Care Center today and meet with Zoey, her future is depending on it. “Make a difference … Adopt a pet today!”.
06/22/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Zoey has shown some potential guarding issues while in the care center. In addition to the growling over food reported by her previous owner, Zoey also growled over a new toy she was given while in a car. She did not escalate to snapping or biting and would take treats but immediately picked the toy back up with a tense body. She did not show this behavior during her SAFER and has been given toys in the kennel without issue, but we feel that this behavior needs additional follow up in a stable home environment and possible positive reinforcement-based behavior modification to address this guarding behavior. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner at this time. 6/12 SAFER: Zoey came to us as an owner surrender on 5/9/15. It was reported that Zoey has lived with two adults and a 6 year old child. She was described as being relaxed, playful and respectful towards everyone in the household. The owner also stated that Zoey will growl if someone touches her food bowl while she is eating. Upon intake she was recorded as being docile and allowed all handling. Zoey allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items without displaying any signs of aggression. However, she did become quickly over aroused on the tag test and is quick to use her mouth in play and has poor body awareness, resulting in her mouthing handlers with moderate pressure. She proved a bit difficult to push out of the food bowl, but had soft body language. Because of her high-energy Zoey will likely do best with an experienced adopter who is prepared to provide mental and physical stimulation and appropriate outlets for her energy. 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 or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 3. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Becomes quickly over aroused, mouths the assessor with moderate pressure, and jumps on assessor strongly. Squeeze 1: 2. Dog gently places her open mouth over the Assessor’s hand applying moderate pressure. Squeeze 2: 2. Dog gently places her open mouth over the Assessor’s hand applying moderate pressure. Food: 2. Dog follows the dish with her tail down, body a bit stiff. Dog lifts head after a bit of pressure from hand to cheek. Toy: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away. Rawhide: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
05/10/2015 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
***Zoey is a social group greeter dog*** When off leash with other dogs, Zoey is extremely playful and energetic and once in the yard immediately offers play bows and will bounce around soliciting for play 5/11 Update Zoey engages in play with two playful males. 5/12 Update Zoey continues to be social and solicits for play 5/13 Update Zoey engages in rough and rowdy play with both males and females 5/21 Update Zoey is very energetic and excited to engage in rough and rowdy play. She is mouthy during play and does not have awareness of her body and size when interacting. She responds appropriately to corrections 5/22 update: Zoey is energetic and boistrous. She nudges and jumps in attempts to solicit play. She may be a bit pushy in her solicitiations but takes corrections well. 5/23 update: Zoey continues to engage in exuberant play and is tolerant of mounting. 5/26 Update Zoey engages in rough and rowdy play with a social male and social female. 5/27 Update Zoey engages in rough and rowdy play with a number of different dogs and does well with both males and females. 5/28 Update Zoey enjoys rough and rowdy play with a social, playful and energetic male. 5/29 update: Zoey engages in rough play with both males and females. She can be forward upon introduction but will modify her play once corrected. 5/30, 5/31 update: Zoey is social and engages in rough, mouthy play with males and females. 6/1, 6/2 Update Zoey continues to be social and playful with a variety of other dogs. 6/3 Update Zoey continues to be playful and enjoys playing and socializing with other dogs. 6/4 update: Zoey is bouncy, mouthy and social. She engages in rough play with both males and females. 6/5 update: Zoey is social, tolerant and engages in rough play with both males and females. 6/7, 6/8 Update Zoey continues to be social, playful with other playful dogs and tolerant with both males and females 6/9, 6/10 Update Zoey continues to be a social greeter dog and is polite and tolerant when interacting with both males and females. 6/11 Update Zoey continues to do well as a social greeter dog and offers appropriate corrections for pushy behavior. 6/12 update: Zoey is social and engages in rough play with males and females.
05/09/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative Female, approximately 6 months old Very social and playful. Tolerated handling. No sign of aggression. Apparently healthy Applied Activyl Plus for flea/tick prevention NOSF BARH
06/18/2015 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating EXPERIENCE
VET CHECK – OK FOR GLENDALE? BAR. ALLOWS ALL HANDLING. NO NASAL DISCHARGE. NO COUGHING ON EXAM NORMAL THORACIC AUSCULTATION FEMALE OK TO GO TO GLENDALE FOR SPAY ON 6/19/15. CONTINUE TO MONITOR WHILE AT BACC
Owner Surrender Profile
Basic Information: Zoey is a 6 month old female pit-bull mix. Owner had Zoey since she was 6 weeks old. Zoey was a gift for Owner 6 year old daughter. Zoey has never been to the vet but owner states she has no medical issues. Owner had to surrender Zoey due to personal problems in the home.
Social Life and Personality: Zoey lived with two adults and a 6 year old. Zoey is relaxed, playful, and respectful towards everyone in the household. Zoey behavior is unknown towards dogs but owner stated Zoey doesn’t get along will cats she will try to eat them. Owner stated Zoey activity level is very high and is playful, pushy, excitable, and friendly.
Behavior Issue: Zoey never bite or scratched anyone to owner’s knowledge. Zoey only barks if someone knocks on the door. Zoey use to be destructive but not anymore. Owner stated Zoey will growl i someone touch her food bowl while eating. She isn’t bothered by treats or toys taking away because she always wants to play. She likes taking baths but will try to get out of the tub. When unfamiliar people approach the house or family member depending on the person Zoey will bark or be friendly.
For a New Family to Know: Zoey is somewhat house trained. She goes on walks on a leash three times a day. If not going on walks she will use the bathroom indoors. She knows command sit and was in the process of give paw. Zoey likes to play with balls and dolls. Zoey was never crate-trained. Zoey likes to follow owner around the house especially if they have food. Zoey eats dry food twice a day called Pedigree and sleeps on pet bed and blankets.
Intake Behavior: Upon intake Zoey was docile and enjoyed being petted. He scanned negative for a microchip and allowed all handling.
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