JAVA – A1059876
RTO SAFE 12/16/15
My name is JAVA. My Animal ID # is A1059876.
I am a male black and brown germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 8 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 12/07/2015 from NY 10312, owner surrender reason stated was PERS PROB.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/11/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 76.8 LBS.
No Final Exam
12/08/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/08/15 08:35 Basic Information: Java is a 8yr old male German Shepherd that has no past or current medical issues that the owner is aware of. Social Life & Personality: Java comes from a home with children and he interacted with them in a gentle playful manner. Java has been in the presence of other dogs and according to the owner Java is aggressive towards them. Java will try and attack a dog he doesn’t know. The owner has never had a cat in the presence of Java and isn’t sure how he would respond in the presence of one. Java is an indoor only dog that is house broken. Java is described to be playful, confident, and excitable with a high activity level. Behavior Issues: Java has never bit a human in his past, he has attacked another animal but not bad enough to where that animal needed medical attention according to the owner. When it comes to food, treats, and toys Java doesn’t have guarding issues. These items can be given and taken away with no issues. The owner has never tried to bath or trim Java’s nails and isn’t sure hoe he would respond to those grooming agents. Java will allow you to brush his coat and he appears to enjoy it. When it comes to strangers Java is shy at first and may bark but once comfortable he is fine. For a New Family to Know: Java knows a few basic commands like sit, come, and stay. For daily exercise Java was let out into the yard to run around. Java ejoys dog toys but is more partial to balls and playing fetch. Java has been crated and according to the owner he doesn’t do well so they stopped crating him. When in the home Java is the type to stay in a favorite spot around the home. When left alone in the home Java is well behaved and this also applies to him being left alone in the yard as well. Java is afraid of loud sounds like a storm or fireworks, he appears to be afraid at these times. Java was brought up eating dry food and the brand the owner gave was Royal Canine. Behavior During Intake: Java was brought to the facility on a leash. Upon arrival he appeared to be fine up until the owner handed off the leash. With the owner present Java’s body was loose, head was held high, and tail wagging. When the owner left Java’s body became a bit tense, he tried to shake the leash a few times, and wasn’t responsive to handler. When he was being escorted to his kennel he began to become more nervous and as we approached the door to SD he lunged at me. I wasn’t injured and quickly placed him in the kennel.
No Web Memo
12/11/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Java previously lived with 2 adults and children. The owner stated Java interacts with the children in a gentle playful manner. It was reported by the owner Java can be reactive towards other dogs; he will try and attack them if he doesn’t know them. The owner mentioned Java is house broken, has a high activity level and well behaved when home alone. The owner describes Java as playful, confident, and excitable. The owner reported Java has previously attack another animal but not bad enough to need medical attention. Due to the behavior demonstrated in the shelter the behavior department believes that Java is not an appropriate candidate for SAFER at this time. At intake it was reported Java became tense and tried to shake off the leash once the owner left, when walking to the kennel he came more nervous and when approached he lunged at the counselor, no handling was conducted at the time. During his medical exam Java was growling and lifting his lip upon eye contact, he would attempt to bite during the exam. In the kennel Java can be seen growling, snarling, lunging and trying to bite when approaching his kennel. A SAFER assessment will not be conducted due to safety and stress level concerns. In light of this behavior we feel that placement with a rescue who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification is the best option at this time.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
12/09/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan positive – 4A3F4A6C54 M; 8 YO; 76.8 LB Growling and lifting lip upon eye contact; Bite attempts during exam Geriatric Cryptorchid Due to behavior, limited geriatric exam – NSF other than likely cryptorchid per 1207 Skin and coat, EEN clear via visual observation BARH NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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