BENJI – 8772
Safe - 10-11-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Amsterdog Animal Rescue Please honor your pledges:
Hello, my name is Benji. My animal id is #8772. I am a male black brown dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks i am about 2 years 6 months 1 weeks old.
I came into the shelter as a humane officer surrendered on 03-Oct-2017.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 67 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Date of intake: 3-Oct-2017 Spay/Neuter status: No Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray Previously lived with: Unknown Behavior toward strangers: Unknown Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Unknown Bite history: Unknown Housetrained: Unknown Energy level/descriptors: Unknown Date of assessment: 7-Oct-2017 Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds. Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth. Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins. Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back. Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back. Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away. Summary: Benji was friendly, playful, and affectionate towards the assessor. Summary (1): Benji was brought in as a stray with two other resident dogs, but due to circumstance of his intake there was limited information about his behavior around the other dogs. 10/4: When off leash at the Care Center, Benji is sexually motivated: persistently licking the female greeter’s genitals. He listens to handler interruptions, and explores his surroundings. Summary (2): 10/5: Benji engaged in some bouncy play with a soft female. He is respectful of her nervousness and keeps to himself when she moves away. Summary (3): 10/6- 10/10: Benji greeted a novel male dog with a soft body. He mostly kept to himself, while exploring the pens. He shows more social behavior with a group of female players. Date of intake: 3-Oct-2017 Summary: Unknown Date of initial: 5-Oct-2017 Summary: Very friendly, allows all handling BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience) Behavior Asilomar H – Healthy
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