SPANKY – A1057433
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SPANKY – A1057433 ***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME*** NEUTERED MALE, BROWN / WHITE, BEAGLE / GERM SHEPHERD, 8 yrs OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 11/10/2015, From NY 11101, DueOut Date 11/10/2015, Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN Medical Summary Sex: Male neutered Scan: Negative Client reported that pt is […]
SPANKY – A1057433
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME***
NEUTERED MALE, BROWN / WHITE, BEAGLE / GERM SHEPHERD, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 11/10/2015, From NY 11101, DueOut Date 11/10/2015,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Sex: Male neutered Scan: Negative Client reported that pt is 8 years old S: Active, aggressive in the cage but very easy to handle outside the cage. Pt muzzled for exam. O: BAR-H, BCS 5/9 EENT: Mild discharge AU, no discharge OU, nose. Oral exam not performed because pt muzzled. PLNs: Not enlarged. H/L: NSR, NMA. Eupnic, quiet lung sounds. Abd: Soft, no pain on palpation, no masses palpated M/S/I: Amb x4. No lesions noted. UG: Male neutered, pt resists exam of rear end A: Apparently healthy middle-aged male neutered dog. Pt has small amt ear discharge. Short-term prognosis: Excellent P: Cleaned ears today. Recheck ears in 2 days. 1088
11/27/15 vet check for coughing, barking, but no c/s nasal d/c seen
Owner Profile: 11/10/15
BASIC INFORMATION: Spanky is a brown/white, neutered male, Beagle/German Shepherd mix. Spanky was given to the owner as a gift 8 years ago & has no known health issues. Spanky was surrendered to ACC due owners residential move to a residence that will not a allow pets & also due to owners back suregery.
SOCIALIZATION: Spanky is friendly towards female strangers but may bark at male strangers. Spanky has been exposed to children 4 yrs and over. Spanky is friendly towards children & tolerant of child play. Spanky plays gently with adults as well. Spanky has not resided with other animals, and when he encounters another dog in the park, Spanky initiates play. Spanky has not been exposed to cats & will chase squirrels attempting to play. Spanky has not bitten another person or animal.
BEHAVIOR: Spanky allows his food bowl touched while eating, owner is able to take away an object from his mouth. Spanky enjoys bathing & grooming. When someone unfamiliar approaches the outside of the home, Spanky will bark in order to alert the owner.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Spanky is best described as a playful, affectionate & friendly. Spanky’s activity level is medium-high. Spanky loves to play and go running in the park. When owner arrives home, Spanky will follow owner around. Spanky enjoys playing with balls & stuffed toys. Spanky plays fetch & loves to jump ontop of owners lap. Spanky would do best in a family home. Spanky has been kept mostly indoors & enjoy sleeping by the door & on the floor. Spanky enjoys eating dry food from brand Alpo 2X daily. Spanky enjoys eating treats from Pedigree. Spanky is house trained & is well behaved when left alone in the home. Spanky is familiar with the commands, sit, down & come. Spanky pulls slightly when walked.
BEHAVIOR UPON INTAKE: Spanky appeared to be friendly upon intake. Spanky displayed an open mouth, loose body & wagging tail. Spanky became irrate when placed in kennel. Spanky appears to be cage aggressive.
SAFER; EXPERIENCED HOME
Spanky previously lived with 1 adult and has been around children ages 4years and over. The owner stated Spanky is friendly towards females but may bark at male strangers. The owner mentioned Spanky is friendly towards children and tolerant of child play. It was reported Spanky will chase squirrels attempting to play. The owner describes Spanky as a playful, affectionate and friendly. The owner stated Spanky is house trained, has a medium activity level and well behaved when home alone.
At intake it was reported Spanky was friendly with loose body posture with his tail wagging, he allowed all handling. During SAFER Spanky came into the assessment loose and wiggly, he was friendly, social and playful towards the assessor, allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Spanky was distracted during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Spanky was easy to handle when engaged with the items. When off leash with other dogs, Spanky will sniff the other dog briefly but is tense and offers a low growl and moves away when the interaction continues too long. The behavior department feels he can be suitable for an experience adopter.
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and 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 (need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Toy 1: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
Dog-dog: When off leash with other dogs, Spanky will sniff the other dog briefly but is tense and offers a low growl and moves away when the interaction continues too long.
11/13 update: Spanky is a bit tense bit will greet the other dog briefly. He will offer a clear signal when he becomes uncomfortable.
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