KENSI – A1039171
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KENSI – A1039171 **EXPERIENCED HOME, NO CHILDREN** FEMALE, WHITE, WEST HIGHLAND MIX, 2 yrs STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/07/2015, From NY 10466, DueOut Date 06/10/2015, Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE Medical Summary Negative MC Intact female QARH Mild staining on teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Fatty NOSF Weight […]
KENSI – A1039171
**EXPERIENCED HOME, NO CHILDREN**
FEMALE, WHITE, WEST HIGHLAND MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 06/07/2015, From NY 10466, DueOut Date 06/10/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Negative MC Intact female QARH Mild staining on teeth Negative fleas/earmites (activyl) Fatty NOSF
A shelter staff member writes:
Meet Kensi!! This adorable white fluff ball came to the care center as a stray. She is quite nervous and shut down, but has not shown any signs of aggression. Kensi would do best in an Experienced home without children, where she can gain some much needed confidence. Please pull Kensi from MACC today!!
Kensi came to us as a stray on 6/7/15 though the finder of Kensi did house her for three weeks. Her behavior was described as very frightened when initially meeting Kensi, but when she warmed up to the finder she did excellent in their home. Kensi does not seem to be thriving here in the shelter environment and has been showing fearful behavior and avoids interaction in the care center. She allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items though without showing any signs of aggression. She only displayed minimal interest in all resource items, but did not fully engage. When on leash for a dog interaction Kensi approaches the helper dog with very cautious and slightly tense body language. The behavior department believes that Kensi should go to a home with no children, and advises that future adopters should be able to provide positive experiences for her. In addition, we recommend that introductions are done slowly, and Kensi be given the opportunity to interact at her own pace.
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body posture is stiff and fearful; her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, her tail is between her legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears back, lip licks.
Tag: 2. Follows at end of leash, body soft, low and fearful.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Food: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
Rawhide: 1. Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then walks away.
Dog-Dog: 2. Approaches helper dog, body a bit tense and cautious.
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