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Aviana

Aviana ACCT-A-82253 Intake Reason: Stray (APO Pickup) Sex: Female Age: 4Y Altered: no Videos: Aviana and Wheezy dog meet -- https://yout... show more

Aviana ACCT-A-82253 Intake Reason: Stray (APO Pickup) Sex: Female Age: 4Y Altered: no Videos: Aviana and Wheezy dog meet -- https://youtu.be/gRidtWVyiCU Personality: This little one is the sweetest most snuggly and calm girl around!! She is perfect on a leash - no bunny chasing ever, a social butterfly to the extreme- has to greet everyone she meets - with tail wags and a happy face, always up for belly rubs or butt scratches and is the best snuggle couch potato partner around! She definitely does nit believe in personal space - ummm 50 pound velcro lap dog fur sure, But she does come with a face full of kisses. Loved the little kids she met, but is not a fan of smaller dogs or cats. So A home without smaller animals is definite. She was non reactive to larger dogs on our walks She also loves to go for car rides! But does think she should always ride shotgun Please reach out to her foster mom at stantonchris@comcast.net if you are interested in little Miss Aviana! Medical Observation: 1/10 (Per Vet)-- Bloody stool in kennel 1/8 (Vet Check) -- Lesions on carpus and tarsus appear to be pressure sores likely due to extended exposure to hard surfaces, suspect from being caged. They appear non-infectious but will likely remain unchanged in appearance. Patient presents with moderate periodontal disease (devitalized canines) and would benefit from dental surgery. Saliva staining likely secondary to allergies - food v. atopy. She appears nonpruritic at this time. Patient's friendly demeanor makes her a very good candidate for adoption. 1/7 (Intake Exam) -- Underweight; sores and lesions all over body; pressure sores on forearms and hind legs; muscle wasting all over body; open lesions on paws; dirty ears; underbite Behavior Observation: 1/11 (Per Foster Staff)-- Details from dog meet - Aviana and Agatha were walking towards each other in the parking lot so we conducted a brief meet with them. Both dogs were very polite and tolerant, tails flagging, and took turns sniffing each other. The meet went very well and both Aviana and Agatha appear to be dog-friendly. 1/10 (Per Volunteer)-- Kennel Presentation: Easy to leash/social. Does try to head butt out of the door Leash Skills: Pulls Minimally On Leash. Very nice leash walker Handleability: Tense/Allows all handling. Started off with some mild crouching when I tried to pet her. She overcame that quickly and was OK w/ most handling. Tag: Engages in play Toys: Accepts a trade. She got a little obsessed with a ball but easily traded for a treat. A little grabby with treats. I just tossed them. Color Level: Gold 1/9 (Per Foster Staff) -- Dog approached handler as soon as she was greeted in kennel. Easy to leash and lead out of kennel. Very minimal pulling on leash - walks pretty much in pace with handler. Once in eval room, solicited attention from handler, sat for treats, engaged in tag, allowed all over handling and petting. Did get a little stiff when body was first pet, but loosened up and leaned into the pets. Very social and followed handler around. Very easy to return to kennel. Enjoys treats! 1/8 (Per Vet) -- very friendly and affectionate; seeks attention; tolerates handling and examination 1/8 (Per Lifesaving) -- During dog meet with Wheezy, Aviana seemed fine with Wheezy up until Wheezy tried to mount Aviana (See video "Aviana and Wheezy dog meet") 1/7 (Per Staff) -- Super super sweet docile friendly as can be young lady.. Leashes up no issue walks well on leash allows all handling let me pick her up.. Loves to give kisses and won't stop she's a big lap dog This animal is currently available from foster care through ACCT Philly's Adoptions Programs. This animal is not onsite. If the foster has not listed a personal email, contact foster@acctphilly.org to be put in touch with the foster. We encourage you to visit our shelter during our adoption hours to view our complete selection of available animals. In preparation for your visit, please make sure to visit http://www.acctphilly.org/adopt/ to review our adoption requirements, hours of operation, upcoming events, and more! Is this your missing pet? If you believe so, please make sure to follow the instructions listed at http://www.acctphilly.org/lostpet/ so that we can make sure that you are reunited as soon as possible! show less

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Bella

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Bella ACCT-A-80046 Intake: Owner Surrender Sex: Female Age: 2Y Altered: Yes Meet Bella! This brindle beauty is about 2 years old and ful... show more

Bella ACCT-A-80046 Intake: Owner Surrender Sex: Female Age: 2Y Altered: Yes Meet Bella! This brindle beauty is about 2 years old and full of love. She's the tug-o-war queen and happily entertains herself with her rope and Kong toys. She indulges in long naps in her kennel or bed throughout the day, while coming over every once in a while for a nice rub. She enjoys walks around the neighborhood and is great on the leash. Bella's a little timid of loud noises and busy intersections but is getting more comfortable on each walk. She will need to be the only pet in the home, as she is reactive to other dogs. Bella will need time to warm up, but will be extremely loyal to her new family. Bella is crate trained and working on house training. She loves working for treats and has already learned "sit. **VIDEOS** Bella Outside: https://youtu.be/TFxoTa8bpGs Bella Walking https://youtu.be/Y_px1LdzqHQ Bella knows sit https://youtu.be/amB6XMf27l0 Bella in Run https://youtu.be/G8o2bqLZROk Medical Observation: 1/24 (Vet Check)-- Initially calm and quiet in kennel when approached, but became quickly overstimulated and jumping barking at cage door. Will start trazodone at low dose with room to increase if necessary. 1/5 (Vet Check) -- Patient has had a reported limp since 12/3 that appears responsive to medical management but has not resolved. Patient seems uncomfortable in the left tarsus and hip joints and has some muscle atrophy in the left leg. Recommend further work up at full service hospital with radiographs and sedated orthopedic examination. 1/1 (Per Clinic) -- Unable to examine due to behavior. Came in for right hind leg limping, seen limping out side, recommend x-rays. 12/3 (Vet Check) -- The patient is a young adult large breed dog with a reported history of dragging one of her back legs. On orthopedic exam today, she appeared to be comfortable on all four limbs and no dragging was observed. 11/29 (Physical Exam) -- Red eyes, hair loss, BAR Behavior Observation: 1/24 (Per Staff)-- Kennel Presentation: Easy to leash/social. On approach, barking with front paws on kennel door. Sat for treat and held sit while being leashed. No issues returning to kennel or removing leash. Started barking once kennel door was closed. Leash Skills: Pulls Moderately On Leash Handleability: Loose/Allows all handling. Allows handling all over with loose body. In yard, frequently returns to handler for pets. Tag: No interest. Would run up to handler when called but would not follow when tag was initiated. Toys: Interest but does not take possession. Chased tennis balls when tossed but lost interest when she got there. Color Level: Blue. Previously eval'd as Blue. This eval would be Gold but other behavior notes indicate reactivity when returning to kennel for some handlers so leaving as Blue. 1/12 (Per Vet)-- unable to handle awake, sedated exam 1/5 (Per Volunteer) -- Volunteer mentioned that she had Bella out and while outside Bella was affectionate, social, and soliciting pets. On return to kennels Bella's demeanor changed and she began to growl and snap (not sure if she snapped at handler or at leash). 1/5 (Per Volunteer)-- Kennel Presentation---Easy to leash/social---Easy to leash and remove from kennel. Began hard barking once back in kennel. Jumping on kennel door and barked at me. Tired to escape. Leash Skills---Pulls Moderately On Leash---Eager to explore and go for a walk. Pulls on leash but manageable due to her size Handleability---Loose/Allows all handling---Very sweet and allowed all handling. He did not solicit much attention on walk but once in run stayed close to me. Tag--No interest---Not interested in playing. Preferred sniffing Toys---No interest--Chased a ball but did not retrieve or show interest. Knows Sit and is housetrained. We passed one dog and Bella showed no interest 1/5 (Per Previous Foster) -- Bella loves cheese and peanut butter, knows "sit and was starting to understand "shake and "stay. She is crate-trained, and not fully housebroken but had been taking outside about every 2-3 hours during the day and rewarding all outdoor bathroom breaks; started to bark when she needed to go out (most of the time). Bella was reactive to other dogs and young children, would probably do best as the only pet. She's a super chewer, but only on her toys! 1/4 (Intake) -- Returned from foster due to continued reactivity towards strangers, dogs, and children that has not improved over duration of foster care. 1/4 (Per Previous Foster) -- She barks at all people and dogs when approached, and tends to pull towards them. She'll bark at some people/dogs that are further away (across the street or down the block), especially if they speak or acknowledge her. We've had some friends throw her cheese from a distance and she does calm down for a bit. Once they stop giving her treats, she'll start barking until we walk away from them. Yesterday an Amazon delivery person opened our front door, she was barking and tried to get to him. In all of the excitement, she somehow jumped up and bit my hand. It didn't break the skin. 12/3 (Per Staff) -- Standing at front of kennel with tail tucked and shaking, but when handler approached wagged tail slightly - remained tense and shaking. When kennel door opened Becca retreated to the back of the kennel and was avoidant of handling. Handler kneeled down in kennel and was able to loop Becca, as soon as loop went over her head she turned around and exited kennel. Pulled hard on leash through kennels, and remained tense on leash at times flashing around, but then would settle down. Once in run stayed close to handlers soliciting attention and leaning in for pets with wagging tail and loose body, but would yawn, whimper and pant simultaneously. Handler had to step back into kennel and Becca followed behind, no issues removing leash. 12/2 (Per Staff) -- Attempted to remove from kennel but Becca is very nervous. At front of kennel when handler approached and would sniff hand but retreat. Would return to front of kennel for cheese and stayed at front when kennel door was opened and leash presented. Easily leashed but then retreated to back of kennel. Would come back to handler when lured with cheese. Would take cheese gently from hand and allowed handler to slowly pet but would not exit kennel despite coaxing and cheese. Spent a few minutes in kennel with Becca and she would allow petting and solicit attention from handler but could not get her to exit. Leash easily removed. 11/29 (Per Vet Staff) -- Unable to get weight or examine teeth due to behavior, Fractious. show less

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Benjey

Benjey ACCT-A-82369 Intake Type: Owner Surrender (Aggression to Animals) Sex: Male Altered: No Age: 5Y Medical Observation: (1/9) Normal... show more

Benjey ACCT-A-82369 Intake Type: Owner Surrender (Aggression to Animals) Sex: Male Altered: No Age: 5Y Medical Observation: (1/9) Normal. Mild tartar. Friendly; BAR Behavior Observation: (1/18) Per Foster Staff -- Kennel Presentation - Easy to leash/social. Shy but approaches kennel door and allows leashing. On return, hesitant to re-enter but will go in with a bit of encouragement, or if handler steps in first. Leash Skills - Pulls Minimally On Leash. Walks excellently on leash with almost no pulling at all. We encountered another dog through the fence. Benjey perked his ears up and raised his tail, then trotted over to the other dog and sniffed him through the fence with tail flagging. It was very easy to redirect his attention just by calling his name, and he did not fixate on the other dog. Handleability - Tense/Allows all handling. Was initially quite tense and took time to warm up. He was tense outside while in the run, but once he came into indoor eval room he loosened up and allowed allover handling. Eventually he began soliciting attention, licking my hand and giving kisses. He would place his head on handler's lap, lean up against handler and lay down right next to handler. He takes his time warming up, but then allows all handling and gets cuddly and affectionate. Go slow at first until he is ready. Tag - Engages in play Toys - Gives up willingly. Initially had Benjey in a run outside, where he was not interested in toys. He appeared tense and nervous outside and would flinch or tense up at any loud sounds or cars passing. Went into the indoor eval room, where he was still tense at first, but once he found a tennis ball he became very excited and happy, started wagging his tail and jumping around with the ball. He would drop the ball at the handler's feet and allow handler to pick it up without issue, no resource guarding observed. Very playful! Evaluated Blue due to nervousness, but hand-shyness has improved considerably and overall behavior is much better. (1/12) Per Foster Staff -- Kennel Presentation - Nervous. Nervous in kennel. Would approach handler to take treats from hand but ran away from leash. Took many attempts to successfully leash him. Once leashed, exited kennel easily. Also re-entered without issue, but then would not approach kennel door so I could remove leash. Leash Skills - Fearful. No pulling, but afraid of leash. Handleability - Tense and nervous, would initially duck or move away when attempted handling. Avoidant of handler and only approached a few times for drive-by sniffs. Later approached me with some low tail wags and allowed some pets on his back, but appeared wary and whale-eyed me so handled very minimally. Did not attempt tag. Interested in toys but does not take possession. Followed a ball when tossed. Evaluated Blue, recommend TTA. (1/11) Per Foster Staff -- Attempted to remove for evaluation. Benjey would tentatively approach me to take treats but was scared of the leash and would run to the other side of the kennel any time I tried to leash him. No aggression shown, just nervous of people and afraid of leash. Will reattempt eval later today. (1/9) Per Previous Owner -- Protects his home, obeys most of the time but can become territorial when people come to the house such as barking and trying to jump on them. He also wont allow other dogs to eat and move their bowls. He stalks around the other animals in the home and won't let them play or move around. Has been biting the other dogs in the home, usually he will stop when owner approaches and directs him to do so. Walks very nicely on leash next to his handler. Knows sit, get down, and go pee. He is a good dog but just needs the right environment without another male dog. This animal is currently available from foster care through ACCT Philly's Adoptions Programs. This animal is not onsite. If the foster has not listed a personal email, contact foster@acctphilly.org to be put in touch with the foster. We encourage you to visit our shelter during our adoption hours to view our complete selection of available animals. In preparation for your visit, please make sure to visit http://www.acctphilly.org/adopt/ to review our adoption requirements, hours of operation, upcoming events, and more! Is this your missing pet? If you believe so, please make sure to follow the instructions listed at http://www.acctphilly.org/lostpet/ so that we can make sure that you are reunited as soon as possible! show less

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Bro

Bro ACCT-A-81665 Intake Type: Return (1/06), Stray (12/28) Sex: Male Age: 1Y (estimated) Altered: yes **VIDEOS** Bro knows sit ---https:... show more

Bro ACCT-A-81665 Intake Type: Return (1/06), Stray (12/28) Sex: Male Age: 1Y (estimated) Altered: yes **VIDEOS** Bro knows sit ---https://youtu.be/rWBiUo1lrHA Bro loves hotdogs --- https://youtu.be/7JBKNEk-axA Bro walking --- https://youtu.be/59qQ_s-yBbM Personality: Hi there, my name is Bro! While I may look like an ordinary dog, I'm really something special. For one, I think I'm a little lap dog -- I'll climb right into your lap and give you lots of kisses! I'm also the sweetest pup out there. I LOVE hanging out with people, and once I get to know you I'll stick by your side through thick and thin. And it doesn't hurt that I'm pretty handsome too! Basically I'm the whole package -- all I need is a home to call my own. Medical Observation: 1/21 (Vet Check) -- The patient has mild upper respiratory signs consistent with early CIRDC, or kennel cough. He will be started on antibiotics and monitored. 1/6 (Intake Exam) -- Friendly; fearful; QAR 12/28 (Intake Exam) -- Normal; friendly; BAR Behavior Observation: 1/22 (Per Lifesaving) -- I took Bro out for a morning staff walk. He was easy to leash in kennel. He was hard barking at the corner of the kennel but I realized the KA was cleaning the other side with a hose. Bro was not interested in treats in the kennel. I passed another staff member walking another dog. We passed each other but Bro and the other dog got too close to each other and hard barked and snapped at each other. No one was injured and Bro was fine after walking away from the other dog. Bro walked loosely on the leash, only pulled slightly when leaving the building. He peed and pooped almost immediately when outside. He was not interested in interacting with me nor was he interested in treats. Someone on a bike passed by and caught Bro's interest but he was not bothered by the cyclist. Another staff member had another dog in one of the runs and Bro fixated on the dog. Bro's back hair would stand up but he did not bark and he was able to redirect away with a simple tug on leash. I took Bro back inside because he was hypersalivating and was getting stressed. Bro was easy to walk back in the kennels, not distracted by other dogs barking. He was easy to unleash in kennel, allowed me to reach over his head and touch his neck. Ended the interaction with a bunch of treats. 1/21 (Per Vet) -- Slightly nervous, but friendly and easy to handle. Very food motivated. 1/19 (Per Volunteer)-- Kennel Presentation--Easy to leash/social--Super relaxed and easy to leash (even with 4 clips) Leash Skills--Pulls Minimally On Leash---Walks well on leash. Enjoys sniffing and peeing on everything he can. Handleability---Loose/Allows all handling---Seems to enjoy being pet. I didn't push it with handling due to him not feeling well. Tag---No interest Toys---No interest 1/6 (Per Previous Owner) -- Loves affection, ignores toys, nervous and frightened at night; starts shaking upon approach after dark (owner unsure why behavior happens), Loves to be pet, potty trained, attentive, seems triggered and anxious before bed, Drools a lot; picky with food, knows Sit, stay, and come 12/28 (Per Lifesaving) -- Kennel Presentation - Nervous. Standing in kennel trembling when I approached. Would not take treats through the kennel door, but approached me when I opened the door and was easily leashed. On return, would not enter kennel despite offering many high value treats. While attempting to return him to kennel, a male ACA approached and Bro growled at him briefly, then stopped as soon as he walked away. He allowed me to lift him back into the kennel and remove the leash. Leash Skills - Pulls Minimally On Leash. Walks very well near handler. Appears interested in other dogs, was sniffing at dogs in surgery bay when we passed by. Easy to redirect and continued walking by without issue. Handleability - Loose/Allows all handling. Solicits lots of attention, gives kisses, loves getting pets, allows all over handling. Sat right next to me while I was at my desk. Thinks he's a big lap dog and will climb in your lap! Tag - Did not attempt. Toys - No interest. Does not show interest in toys. Also not food-motivated. Color Level Blue. Super sweet and friendly! 12/28 (Per Finder) -- Very gentle, sweet, leash trained, knows some commands like sit and stay, very well behaved, seems interested in other dogs. BITE DETAILS: 1/14 (Per Adopter) -- Thank you for following up. I do not have any photos but I was bitten twice; once on my left forearm (attempt) and once on my right hand (bite). Both bites broke the skin but were not very severe. Besides these isolated incidences at night when Bro seemed confused, he was not aggressive at all. We were sad to see him go but did not have the time or space needed to train him and/or sequester him from older people living in our home. I hope you can find a good home for him. 1/2 (Per Adoption Return Notes) -- Owner was sitting on the couch and he left the room, but Bro didn't seem to recognize him upon coming back into room. Bro's face changed and then he bit twice, on right hand and left forearm, and he kept trying to latch on. Owner had to put Bro in a room by himself to decompress. Level 3 Bro has bitten on two other occasions where his owner leaves the room and when he comes back, Bro doesn't seem to recognize him, change in body language, whale eyes and tail tucked with flat ears. Both bites broke the skin but were not very severe. Besides these isolated incidences at night when Bro seemed confused, he was not aggressive at all. show less

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Buster

Buster ACCT-A-79737 Intake Type: (1/21/21) Returned (Aggression towards smaller animals) (12/28/20) Adopted (12/17/20) Return ( Buster a... show more

Buster ACCT-A-79737 Intake Type: (1/21/21) Returned (Aggression towards smaller animals) (12/28/20) Adopted (12/17/20) Return ( Buster and resident cat do not get along. Moving) (11/27/20) Adopted (11/22/20) Stray Sex: Male Age: 3yr Altered: Yes Medical Observation: (11/22) Normal; tartar Behavior Observation: (1/21) Per Previous Owner) energetic, trained, loyal but aggression towards other animals. sweet to humans, house trained and knows commands. He knowns commands like sit, stay, paw, lay down, up, down. they were working on roll over. Needs a single pet home with a yard (12/17) Per Owner--Big cuddle bug, hyper, and super excited to meet people. Does not get along with around animals(gets mouthy and nips them). Learns quickly. Sit, lay down, stay, shake, leave it, come (11/24) Per Staff-- Took Buster to the meet and greet room with two potential fosters. Buster was very good at first, excited and wiggly. After about 10 minutes he started to get very overstimulated, jumpy and biting his leash. I attempted to pick up the leash and he would snap at the leash near my hand. I got a second leash, and as soon as I tried to leash him he jumped up and bit the new leash, pulled it from my hands and bit through it. I went to get a third leash--this time he snapped at the leash but I was able to leash him. He continued jumping up and snapping several times but then walked pretty well back to the kennel. When I went to return him to the kennel he went in easily but then bit the leash again. I attempted several times to remove it, tried to bribe him with treats, but every time I reached to pull it off his neck he would whip his head up to snap at the leash/my hand. Every time he jumped or snapped he was clearly just trying to get the leash, but he did end up snapping close to my hand a few times. I was unable to remove the third leash and left it in the kennel with him. (11/23) Per Staff - Nervous in kennel. Whale-eyeing at front of kennel, but sniffed my hand gently and allowed leashing. Exited and re-entered kennel easily. Pulls Moderately On Leash--Strong, may benefit from harness. Tense/Allows all handling--Remained nervous in run but allowed petting and would jump into my lap. (11/22) Per Vet Staff - Friendly; BAR (11/22) Per Finder - Friendly, loves attention, petting, playful and puppy like, has lots of energy, very strong on leash, was good with finder's cat **Bite Details: (1/21) Buster bit another dog in an altercation on 1/21/21, but did not bite any humans. No bite quarantine is required. (12/17) The resident cat was running into the bedroom and Buster started to chase. The adopter went to intervene to separate the two of them and Buster got mouthy. She was able to get the cat in the hamper, Buster bit both the hamper and the adopters left wrist in the process. Level 3A. No medical attention required. show less

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Butter

Butter ACCT-A-78944 Intake Reason: Owner Surrender Sex: Male Age: 10 years old Altered: Yes Personality: This is Butter! He may be a sen... show more

Butter ACCT-A-78944 Intake Reason: Owner Surrender Sex: Male Age: 10 years old Altered: Yes Personality: This is Butter! He may be a senior doggo, but sometimes it seems like no one told him that! He loves to play if you offer him a toy, but also seems to find no greater joy in the world than snuggling up on the couch and watching a movie. No matter how much room on the couch there is, if you invite him, he will find a way to squeeze onto it and maneuver his head onto your lap for pets. He is also a master of the cutest sad-eyes when you stop petting him. He is very well trained and is a people-pleaser with his behavior. For example, he was sniffing at something he shouldn't get into, but after being told "no" just once, he stopped immediately and didn't mess with it again. He has had no accidents in the house, is very happy to hang out in his crate, and has shown no interest in chewing on anything that is not a dog toy. It is rare to meet a 70-pound dog and immediately know that it has 0% aggression and 100% love, but that is Butter for you. He even coexists well with cats! If your home has love to give and couches that you're okay with a dog being on, then Butter is the dog for you. Please email cwitting@vet.upenn.edu if you would like to learn more about this gentleman! Videos: Butter in his foster home: https://youtu.be/7S8ryt5mK7Q & https://youtu.be/789rEdlCh20 Bud and Butter walk along attempt: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9vC9c-0vRM4 Bud and Butter fence meet: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4hanF27V-Y Medical Observation: (11/19) Vet Check: The patient is healing very well from his scrotal ablation/mass removal. He was very friendly for today's exam and his behavior has greatly improved following his surgery. He has a moderate lameness of his right forelimb with thickening at the elbow - which likely represents osteoarthritis. He has a small dermal mass on his left hind leg, which may be an additional mast cell tumor. (11/18) Vet Check: The patient's scrotal tumor was a low grade mast cell tumor (MCT), which carry a relatively good prognosis with most dogs surviving over two years. He may develop additional mast cell tumors that will need to be removed, and due to the size and location of the tumor it is likely that some neoplastic tissue was left behind, so recurrence is possible. . (11/13) Vet check: 3-4 day postoperative for scrotal mass removal. Patient remains quieter and nervous - uncertain if medications administered have been taken as patient has not been eating. Mild erythema and swelling seen at most caudal aspect of incision site may be normal for surgical procedure but recommend recheck in 2 days. Monitoring of appetite recommended to ensure patient is receiving medications. As patient is quite nervous, foster care recommended for duration of recovery - to reduce stress and to ensure he is eating and taking medications. (11/9) Per Triage Exam: Patient is a senior dog with a very large scrotal tumor that is ulcerated and bleeding Behavior Observation: (11/29) Per Staff: Laying on bed when handler approached kennel but came to front of kennel and sat for treats and was easily leashed. Walked nicely through building and outside. Immediately urinated and defecated once out of building so most likely housebroken based on this and history recorded on walk sheet. In yard, explored perimeter and then came back to handler and accepted slow pets all over with loose body. Does a slow motion run when excited. Went into office for time outside of kennel. Enjoyed a Busy Bone but no interest in rope toy. After finishing Busy Bone, took a nap on bed. Easily returned to kennel. Behavior seems to have improved greatly. (11/19) Per Vet: Very friendly and easy to handle, tolerated all aspects of exam, solicited attention. Behavior markedly improved compared to time of intake. (11/16) Pet staff: Kennel Presentation: Nervous. Nervous and shaking in kennel on approach. Easy to loop but tense and whale eyed leash. Exited kennel with a little encouragement. Returning to kennel, hesitant to step up but follows handler into kennel. Leash is easily removed although body language is tense throughout interaction. Leash Skills: Pulls Moderately On Leash Handleability: Tense/Allows some handling. Tense throughout entire interaction and flinches at hand movements. Accepts slow pets to rear but walks away from handler after 30 seconds both times handler initiated pets so did not push handling further. Tag: No interest Toys: No interest Color Level: Blue Recommendations: TTA (11/13) Per vet staff: nervous and quieter but tolerated examination (11/13) Per staff: Very nervous and shaking in kennel. Some whale eyeing when being looped for removal. Tense and body shaking from fear. Able to coax out, although still hesitant to step down from kennel. Pulls moderately on leash. Can be stubborn while walking about direction. Tense and visibly flinches if hand moves near him. Appears uncomfortable. Will tolerate very slow touch. No interest in play or toys (11/9) Per vet staff: Friendly but tense when handled for exam so muzzled (11/9) Per previous owner: chill, relaxed, protective, hangs around family and sits with them 7. Interactions with children: likes the owners kid, does not like other dogs, doesn't mind cats, defensive with strangers, sits with owners daughter every night, knows sit. stay, house trained. This animal is currently available from foster care through ACCT Philly's Adoptions Programs. This animal is not onsite. If the foster has not listed a personal email, contact foster@acctphilly.org to be put in touch with the foster. We encourage you to visit our shelter during our adoption hours to view our complete selection of available animals. In preparation for your visit, please make sure to visit http://www.acctphilly.org/adopt/ to review our adoption requirements, hours of operation, upcoming events, and more! Is this your missing pet? If you believe so, please make sure to follow the instructions listed at http://www.acctphilly.org/lostpet/ so that we can make sure that you are reunited as soon as possible! show less

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Butters

Domestic Short Hair

Intake - Stray Cat / TNR Clinic Intake Details 1. Is this a clinic intake with caretaker pick up: no We are now accepting kittens under... show more

Intake - Stray Cat / TNR Clinic Intake Details 1. Is this a clinic intake with caretaker pick up: no We are now accepting kittens under the age of 6 months for TNR if surgery weight and appear healthy. This is for TNR purposes only. If someone starts to bring in a lot of kittens, please notify Alley. 2. Is the cat in a humane trap: carrier 3. Describe trap color: 4. Describe trap label and number: 5. Is it an ACCT trap loan: Found Details 6. Specific location found: 6413 Large Street 19149 7. Where at this location was the cat found: rear of address If the address is unknown, provide cross street and/or landmarks: n/a 8. Have you had the animal in your house: yes If yes, how long: 2 hours 9. Briefly explain why you brought the animal in today: stray orphan 10. Does finder know of any potential owners: no If yes, provide owner's information: n/a 11. Do you know of any household where this cat spends (or has spent) some time inside: no If yes, explain: n/a 12. Are you aware of anyone in the community who might be feeding this cat: no If yes, explain: - n/a Medical 13. Does this animal require a red slip (refer to urgent assessment guide): no 14. Describe concerning medical issues: n/a 15. If injured, does finder know the cause of injuries: n/a 16. Was animal seen by a vet for this issue: n/a Behavior 17. Finder's opinion of animal's behavior: friendly kitten behavior 18. Describe any concerning behavior issues: n/a 19. When do these behaviors happen: n/a 20. Bitten a person or animal in the last 10 days (If yes, bite memo/hold): no 21. Has the animal ever bit anyone: no Misc 22. Does finder know if animal is microchipped (If yes, add memo/hold):no 23. Should this animal be tagged for EAC (If yes, add tag/hold): no 24. Lost and Found results (add hold if match is found):none 25. Anything else you'd like to tell us:no show less

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Capone

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Capone ACCT-A-81142 Capone has the smarts and savvy of a grown up boy of 3 years old, wrapped up in the velvety soft wriggly fun of a pu... show more

Capone ACCT-A-81142 Capone has the smarts and savvy of a grown up boy of 3 years old, wrapped up in the velvety soft wriggly fun of a puppy. He loves long walks, yummy treats, and actively seeking affection from his human friends. He's a master at 'sit' and is working on 'look' and 'touch' and loose-leash walking! He really is the whole puppy package, and deserves a furever family who'll love him as much as he'll love them. Intake Reason: (12/17) Found stray Sex: Male Age: 3 years Altered: No Medical Observation: 1/1 (Vet Check) -- Patient has been doing well while on Trazodone. Recommend maintaining to anxiolytic treatment for duration of stay at shelter. 12/25 (Vet Check) -- Patient was observed barking at neighboring dogs and jumping and pacing while in kennel - easily excitable. Currently on Trazodone and will benefit from extension as he was recently moved to a kennel in a new row. Behavior Observation: (12/26) Per Lifesaving -- Approached kennel with loose body. Easily leashed and led through kennels into office. Once in office, immediately started soliciting attention from other person in office. Jumped up on handler. Will sit for treats. Raised leg to pee on basket of treats in office and started getting minimally growly when handler raised voice. Dog did not stiffen body, remained loose. Easy to return to kennel. Very treat motivated. (12/26) Per Lifesaving -- Kennel Presentation: Aroused - Excitable and pushing to get out, which causes some difficulty to loop and exit but overall, not a large problem. Leash Skills: Pulls Strongly On Leash - Harness highly recommended Handleability: Aroused/Allows all handling Tag: Aroused - Will jump on handler Toys: Interest but does not take possession (12/22) Per staff -- This morning, accepts treats nicely through kennel door with loose body. When kennel door is opened, retreats a few steps and tenses up but will return to front of kennel for treats and takes them from hand gently. Tail is wagging while accepting treats and allowing slow pets to head and down neck. Retreats again when leash is presented and will not approach handler while leash is in line of vision. When handler removes leash from kennel, returns to front of kennel to accept treats and pets. Will attempt to remove for full evaluation later today. (12/21) Per staff -- Accepts treats nicely through kennel door with no whale eye, hard barking or growling. Stiff body but low tail wags. Does not retreat or move forward when kennel door is opened. Continues to accept treats nicely from hand and allows slow pets to head with tail wagging. Becomes tense again when leash is presented but then continues to take treats gently while leash is looped over head. Once leashed, pancakes to the kennel floor. Handler sits on end of kennel and continues to offer treats which are taken by Capone. Capone crawls to handler and again accepts slow pets to the head but does not want to exit kennel. Did not push interaction. Will revisit tomorrow. (12/18) Per vet staff -- Unable to check in dog due to behavior. Dog accepts treats gently through the kennel doors, but still hard barks with whale eyes and remains tense. Dog is doing markedly less snarling than yesterday, even remaining on the bed (vs jumping up and lunging at the kennel doors) when I walk by. (12/17) Per vet staff -- Unable to check in dog due to behavior. Dog is hard barking, snarling and jumping/lunging at kennel door. Scheduling trazodone. (12/17) Per vet staff -- Fearful show less