BENBEN – A1092004
Safe - 10-11-2016 Brooklyn
BENBEN – A1092004
MALE, BLACK / WHITE, ALASK MALAMUTE MIX, 1 yr
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 10/02/2016, From NY 11358, DueOut Date10/09/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Scan positive # 900032002271100 Hyperactive, tolerate handling No signs of aggression Intact male , I year old Ears and eyes clean Skin clean, no fleas and mites Amb x 4 Barh
Benben is a 1 year old male Black and white Alaskan Malamute with no knonw medical condtiions. Owner has had Benben for 1 year and is surrendering because they are moving and cannot take him.
Benben did not live with children and not socialized with them.. Benben plays somewhat roughly with adults and lieks to jump up on them. Did live with any other dogs or cats. Around dogs outside Benben will bark at certain dogs and be friendly with others. Around strangers Benben is friendly and outgoing.
During storms and fireworks Benben is calm. Benben isn’t bothered when having his food bowl touched or having toys and treats taken away. Roxy enjoys getting bathes and being brushed. Benben isn’t bothered when being held and restrained. When someone unfamiliar approaches the yard Benben will smell them and greet them with a wagging tail.
For the new family to know
Benben was described as friendly excitable and playful with a medium activity level. When home with Benben he will follow you around the yard seeking attention. Benben likes to play with balls and knows how to play fetch. Benben also knows the commands sit paw and down. Benben is well behaved when left in the yard alone. Benben usually goes to the bathroom on grass. Benben eats wellness dry food twice a day. Benben pulls on the leash but has never been let off the leash outside the yard. Benben is an outside dog and was only let in the house a couple time a week when the owner was home. Benben doesn’t appear to be house trained.
Behavior during intake
Benben was very energetic during intake. He wagged her tail the entire time and allowed to be scanned and collared with no problem. Benben was enjoyed being pet and tried to jump on counselor.
Benben’s previous owner reported that he was an outside dog and when exposed to other dogs he may bark at some, and be friendly with others. When off leash at the Care Center, Benben readily greets female and neutered male dogs. He persistently attempts to mount both male and female dogs and does not respond to handler interruptions. The Behavior Department recommends that Benben be the only dog in the home although a dog-dog interaction can be conducted to assess any potential adopter dog’s comfort level with this mounting behavior.
10/3: Benben approaches the female helper dog intensely and immediately becomes sexually motivated, licking her genital area and attempting to mount her. He does not really respond to being interrupted by the handlers and persists with his behavior.
10/5: Benben displays soft and excited body language -pawing through the gate- when meeting a neutered male dog. He displays bouncy body language as he attempts to mount the male. He follows the other male dog around the pen while mounting, muzzle punching and softly biting his neck. He persists after handler interruptions.
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