7 Nov 2016: Roxy is an all-white American Pit Bull that is 1 years old. Roxy was a gift to the owner when the dog was just 3 months old. Ever since a puppy she has been his loyal companion. The owner is surrendering Roxy due to behavior issues. Roxy has no known illness. Roxy has been around children ages 5 and up since a puppy. She is excitable around them and licks playfully. She has lived with two adults and she displays the same behavior. She has also lived with 2 cats (male & female) and small dog. Rocky is relaxed and playful around the dog and cats. She lays down next to them and engage in play. Roxy allows all handling. She allows the owners to touch her food bowl while eating, removing toys from her mouth, removing rawhides from her mouth, trimming her nails and receiving baths. She stands still and waits till the owner is done. Roxy when left in her cage for more them 30 minutes she becomes destructive and chews on the bars of her cage. She also barks and possible as anxiety issues. When left unsupervised outside the cage she chews up things on the floor such as shoes, socks and different items in the house. She has never has a bite history. Roxy is described as affectionate, playful and mellow. She whines for affection and to be petted. She enjoys having her back rubbed and follows the owner around. Sometimes times she entertain herself with the other pets in the house and play chase. Roxy knows the commands sit, stay, come and down. Her favorite dog food is Blue Buffalo or dog chow dry, 3 times a day. Roxy during intake was mellow and sat still when handled. She sniffed counselor’s hand and enjoyed being petted. She allowed being collard, scanned and photographed.
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