BLAZE – A0952879
My name is BLAZE. My Animal ID # is A0952879.
I am a neutered male br brindle and white germ shepherd and patterdale terr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 3 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/20/2015 from NY 11236, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/20/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 32.1 LBS.
No Final Exam
06/20/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/20/15 19:39 Blaze is a 3 year old brindle male neutered german shepherd mix who is being surrendered due to behavior. He has been with the family for 3 years. Blaze lived with 2 adults and 2 children. Blaze lived with a cat but he is not receptive to her. Blaze is loose and receptive with his family but will guard his family at all times. Blaze can be tolerant of some friends of the family once he gets to know them. Blaze can be reactive to other dogs he meets while walking. Blaze is house broken and does not have accidents inside. Blaze is tolerant of bathing and tooth brushing and does not mind being held. Blaze guards his food and toys. Blaze has squeaky toys that he enjoys and knows the game fetch. He knows the command sit and high five. Blaze gets his exercise from leash walks and can only go off leash if he is not around strangers. When the family is home he likes to be where they are but when alone he is well behaved. Upon intake Blaze was reactive to introduction. Counselor did not handle, scan for microchip, collar or photograph. Once on leash Blaze walked well and was responsive to guidance.
No Web Memo
06/25/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Helper Dog:A1040847 Blaze previously lived with 2 adults and 2 children, and was reported to be loose and receptive with his family but it was mentioned that Blaze will guard his family from strangers at all times. The owner states Blaze can be tolerant of some friends of the family once he gets to know them. Blaze lived with a cat but he was not receptive to her, and it was mentioned that Blaze does not get along well with the dogs he meets when on walk. Blaze was reported to be house broken and the owner also mentioned that Blaze guards his food and toys and can become reactive towards the broom when his owners were sweeping the floor. At intake it was noted that Blaze was not receptive to introductions and snapped at the counselor when they approached to scan him for a microchip. During SAFER Blaze was sociable and made several attempts to jump onto the assessor lap. He did allow some handling without issue, but became stiff and uncomfortable for the paw handling. During the resources portion of the assessment Blaze became stiff and did not lift his head from the food bowl. He also became stiff and snapped at the assess-a-hand when the toy was removed, but showed no interest in the rawhides. During the dog-dog interaction, blaze had stiff body language and rushed in quickly towards the helper dog. Due to the guarding behaviors seen on SAFER as well as in the previous home, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification to address this guarding behavior and can extensively counsel potential adopters before placement into a permanent home. Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft Squeeze 1: 3. Dog closes mouth, becomes stiff. Flank squeeze 1&2: 1. Dog does not respond at all. Food: 4. Dog freezes Toy 1: 5. Dog snaps at assess-a-hand Rawhide: 1. No interest. Dog-dog: 3. Dog approaches the helper dog by rushing in with his tail high, stiff body, head tall, and ears erect.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/22/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan positive 985112000324139 BARH Neutered~3 yrs mild dental tartar and gingivitis activyl applied as a preventative tense , allows most handling nosf
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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Generated on Jun 25 2015 6:00PM
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