SKEEVO – A1035877
Safe 5-19-2015 Manhattan
SAFE – 05/19/15
SKEEVO – A1035877
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME***
MALE, BLACK / BROWN, ROTTWEILER MIX, 6 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/10/2015, From NY 11435, DueOut Date 05/10/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary BARH scan negative very nervous, tense, rrowling mod tartar male intact docked tail NOSF
Skeevo is a 6 year old Male Rottweiler that has no past or present medical condition. Owner had Skeevo for 5 years and is surrendering because she is moving.
Skeevo lived with a senor but has been socialized with children ages 2 and 7 that always came to visit. Skeevo was relaxed and played gently with the children. Around some strangers skeevo will pace back and forth and growl, As per owner not everyone. When played with roughly skeevo will be somewhat rough and jumpy. Skeevo has not lived with other animals but will gently play with dogs in the dog park, in the yard Skeevo will chase cats.
During Storms and fireworks skeevo will get nervous and pace back and forth in the house. When Skeevo is eating he is easily pushed out of the food bowl, is not bother by toys taken away or when he is brushed and bathed. Behavior is not known regarding treat. Skeevo does not go on furniture in the home.
When strangers approach b the house will tense up but upon entering and getting to know the person skeevo will relax.
For the new family to know
Skeevo is described as playful, affectionate, excitable and confident. He has a medium activity level and enjoys slow walks on leash. For more exercise skeevo also enjoys running in the park. Skeevo is house trained but when left in the yard alone will dig. something unique skeevo is known for is jumping up and dancing with people on his 2 back feet. Skeevo knows the commands sit, stay and up. When interested in something outside skeevo will pull hard on leash. Skeevo prefers to go to the bathroom on grass. He eats beniful twice a day and his favorite treat is cheese.
Behavior during intake
When approached by counselor skeevo would move away but did not tense up. Skeevo did not allow counselor to scan him but after a few minutes allowed to be collar. When in dog room Skeevo locked eyes with another dog and started to growl.BEHAVIOR:
Skeevo pulls a bit on leash. He was not sociable, and was more interested in the surroundings than the handler during the assessment. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Skeevo was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. Skeevo did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. He was not interested in toys or rawhide. Skeevo Approaches the helper dog with his body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip long.
Skeevo was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Skeevo lived with a senor but has been socialized with children ages 2 and 7 that always came to visit. Skeevo was relaxed and played gently with the children. When played with roughly skeevo will be somewhat rough and jumpy. Skeevo has not lived with other animals but will gently play with dogs in the dog park, Around some strangers skeevo will pace back and forth and growl, as per owner not everyone. When Skeevo is eating he is easily pushed out of the food bowl, is not bother by toys taken away” Skeevo did not show any concern during the behavior assessment but because his owner profile the behavior department feels that he may do best with an experienced adopter.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Food: 1. Dog lifts head and ceases eating when you reach to pull the bowl away
Toy 1. No interest.
Rawhide 1. No interest.
Dog-dog: 2. Dog approaches helper dog with his body not stiff, ears relaxed, lip long or neutral.
When off leash with other dogs Skeevo greets politely and may engage in a bit of play when solicited.
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