Gypsy's story
!!!Not Currently Available for Adoption!!!
GYPSY - A40790019
Intake Type: Surrender - lack of resources
Weight: 35lbs
Medical Observation: (3/15 Intake) Skin Tags under stomach poss mass tumor
Behavior Observation: (3/20 Lifesaving) Presenting at the front of the kennel, was fairly easy to leash but was trying to nose out of the door before sliplead was over their head. Had to physically hold her from trying to get out without a lead, but had one easily placed on. Pulled on leash to back door and was excited to be outside. Seemed interested in cats and unsure which direction to go. Avoidant in the covered run, mostly looking for exit. Pulled on lead once more when heading back inside, easily brought back into her kennel and leash removed. A little hand-shy, could use some TTA.
(3/14 Canine Staff) Sniffed treats but would not take, looks at assessor with hard eye, low growls, and barks; tail is tucked
(3/15 Per Previous Owner) 5. Describe behavior and personality in the home: Likes to play, affectionate, protective, and eager to please.
6. Interactions with children (ages): Interacts well with children (4 y/o - 6 y/o)
7. Interaction with large/small dogs and cats: Interacts well with other 2 dogs at owner's home, but did not interact with cats.
8. Has this animal ever been boarded or crated (for how long): Kept in cage when company comes over.
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9. Describe concerning behavior issues: Constant barking (usually at night)
10. Why do you think this behavior is happening: not sure.
11. Have you noticed anything that helps improve behavior: no
12. Have you seen a vet or trainer for behavior (If yes, add behavior template): no
13. Bitten a person or animal in the last 10 days (If yes, bite memo/hold and behavior template): no
14. Has the animal ever bit anyone: no
This animal has only recently entered the shelter and is not yet available through ACCT Philly's Adoptions Programs. Pending medical exam and behavioral assessment, this animal may be available through our Adoptions Program or may require transfer through our Love Local Program. To view our list of adoptable animals, please visit /adopt/. To learn more about our Love Local Program, please visit /programs/lovelocal/.
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