BRINDLE – A1047037
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BRINDLE – A1047037
MALE, BROWN / WHITE, BRUSS GRIFFON / SHIH TZU, 9 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/07/2015, From NY 11226, DueOut Date 08/07/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary : intact male; slight cloudy eyes; clean ears; clean coat; gingivitis present; nails down to kwick; overall body condition is good; sweet boy – easy to handle; APH; BARH; NOSF
Brindle is a 9 year old male Brussels Griffon mix dog that is being surrendered because the owner wants him to have a better home. Brindle has been with the family since he was a puppy.
Brindle lived with 5 adults and a 5 year old child. There is a 4 year old female pitbull in the home that Brindle is receptive to and owner reports they are playful together. Brindle is said to be very close with the child and enjoys all petting from her. When strangers are at the door he will alert the family but is receptive to visitors of the home. Brindle is house broken but may have accidents. He gets exercise from leash walks and yard play. Brindle has not been exposed to cats and has not been off leash with other dogs. When on walks if he passes another dog Brindle is reported to bark and lunge.
Brindle enjoys being bathed and is reported behave well for grooming including nail trims. He enjoys being brushed and does not mind being picked up. Brindle will guard his food from other dogs but not people. He will also play growl if owner tries to take toy but is not trying to ward her off.
Brindle likes to play fetch with balls and tugging games with a towel. He knows the commands sit and come. When the family is home he likes to be where they are. When home alone he is well behaved. Brindle likes both wet and dry food. Loud sharp noises may scare him such as thunder.
Upon intake Brindle was loose and receptive to introduction. Brindle allowed all handling and counselor was able to scan for microchip (negative) collar and photograph. Brindle did not mind being picked up and enjoyed petting. Brindle walked well on leash and was responsive to guidance.
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