RAFFY – A1060415
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My name is RAFFY. My Animal ID # is A1060415.
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 12/12/2015 from NY 11362, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/12/2015 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 92.6 LBS.
No Final Exam
12/12/2015 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/12/15 20:02 Basic Information: Raffy is a 8 years old unaltered German Shepherd mix. He was brought from a pet store. Owner surrenders Raffy due to living situations. Social Life and Personality: Raffy lived with 5 adults and been around children of the family. Owner stated Raffy is tolerant towards everyone he meets in the household. Raffy lived with another German Shepherd who was a female. Owner stated Raffy is playful towards the other dogs. Raffy behavior is unknown towards cats. He’s has a choice to be indoors/outdoors and he has very high activity level. Owner stated Raffy is playful and independent. Behavior: Raffy has never bitten anyone owner stated. Owner stated Raffy was never really socialized with people that’s not in the home. He stated Raffy doesn’t like to be touch by random people. Owner stated Raffy allows him to touch his food bowl and take toys or treats away from his mouth. He’s unsure if anyone else does it. Raffy likes to take baths with the holes but rather drink the water. Raffy barks when unfamiliar people approach the house or family member. For a New Family to Know: Raffy is trained to use the bathroom outdoors in the yard only. He knows commands such as sit, no, go and stay. Raffy isn’t interested in laying with toys and rather play alone. Raffy has never been crate trained and does well when home alone. Raffy likes to follow owner around the house. Raffy eats dry food and sleeps in a dog house in the yard. Intake Behavior: Upon intake Raffy was tense, growling and barking. Owner did all handling. Owner also put muzzle on him at the end of intake.
No Web Memo
12/15/2015 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
Due to the behavior demonstrated in the shelter the behavior department believes that Raffy is not an appropriate candidate for SAFER at this time. At intake it was reported Raffy was tense, growling and barking, the owner did all handling. During his medical exam Raffy had very tense body language and tried to bite a medical staff member. In the kennel Raffy can be seen growling, snarling, lunging and trying to bite when approaching his kennel. The owner stated Raffy was never socialized with people but friendly with dogs. The owner has reported that when visitors come over and attempt to touch or pet Raffy, he responds by growling. A SAFER assessment will not be conducted due to safety and stress level concerns. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide positive reinforcement-based behavior modification to address this behavior and can extensively counsel potential adopters before placement into a permanent home.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
12/13/2015 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative M; 8 YO; 92.6 LB Snarling and bite attempts during exam; muzzling and restraint required Arthritis in hind legs Geriatric Nuclear Sclerosis obs BARH NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
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