BOBA FETT – 17069
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Hello, my name is Boba Fett. My animal id is #17069. I am a desexed male black dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks I am about 2 years 3 weeks old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 27-Dec-2017.
Boba Fett is at risk due to being diagnosed with Canine Upper Respiratory Disease Complex and will likely require home rest and a series of antibiotics for up to 14 days. This is a contagious illness to other dogs. Boba Fett has been friendly and very active in the care center.
Boba Fett is at risk due to being diagnosed with Canine Infection Respiratory Disease Complex and will likely require home rest and a series of antibiotics for up to 14 days. This is a contagious illness to other dogs. Boba Fett can go to a experienced dog owner.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
A volunteer writes: I’m not a Star Wars fan but you can consider me a Boba Fett groupie! Boba was found by a Good Samaritan who was then unsuccessful in finding his owner. In his short time with the finder, he reportedly was friendly towards his children, dogs and seemed partially housetrained. Boba quickly showed me he knows some commands and is eager to please (so he can earn some more treats!) He likes to play with toys and is high energy and playful. On one of the days that I spent time with him, it was utterly brutally cold out but Boba did not seem to even remotely care! He ran around the yard as if it was a sunny spring day. I wish I could emulate that kind of attitude this winter! Boba is ready to find a family that can provide him with lots of exercise, a little more manners polishing and a ton of love! Ask to meet him today!
My medical notes are…
Weight: 62.5 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Condition: 1. Green
Date of intake:: 12/27/2017
Spay/Neuter status:: No
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home):: Stray (1 week in the finder home)
Previously lived with:: Adults and children
Behavior toward strangers:: Friendly and outgoing
Behavior toward children:: Respectful and playful
Behavior toward dogs:: Respectful and playful
Behavior toward cats:: He will chase them outside but is not interested with one
Energy level/descriptors:: Boba Fett displays a very high energy level in the care center.
Date of assessment:: 1/9/2018
Look:: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
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 gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2:: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy:: 3. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. Body is stiff.
Summary:: Boba Fett came into the room loose and wiggly, he was friendly and social towards the handlers.
Summary (1):: Boba Fett is sexually motivated and can be somewhat difficult to interrupt. Boba fett briefly attempted to engage in play, but is distracted by his impulses. Boba Fett was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown. The Behavior Department recommends that Boba Fett be placed in a home with resident dogs that are extremely tolerant of his sexually motivated behaviors. All introductions should be done slowly and under supervision. 1/03:When off leash at the Care Center, Boba Fett greeted the female helper dog with a loose and soft body. He does engage in play and offers repeated play bows but shifts into being sexually motivated after a short time. Bob Fett did not respect the other dog’s space as she is moving away from him, he does however respond well to human interruptions. 1/10: Today, Boba fett continued to be persistently sexually motivated. He followed the female greeter around the pens, mounting her when she was investigating the smells. He ignores the handler’s interruptions and is separated.
Date of intake:: 12/27/2017
Summary:: Relaxed, loose and wiggly and allowed all handling.
Date of initial:: 12/28/2017
Summary:: Friendly and very active.
ENERGY LEVEL:: Boba Fett displays a high energy level in the care center; he is a young, social, enthusiastic dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:: EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
Behavior Asilomar: TM – Treatable-Manageable
Recommendations:: No young children (under 5)
Recommendations comments:: No young children:Due to potential toy guarding behavior. We feel that young children may not know to respect this warning (becomes stiff). Older, dog savvy children can be considered as long as the adults feel confident that Boba Fett can be left alone while playing so he does not need to escalate to a growl. Behavior modification for toy guarding behavior can be found at aspcapro.org.
Potential challenges: : Resource guarding
Potential challenges comments:: Resource Guarding: Boba Fett is reported to become stiff over toy resources. It is important to leave Boba Fett alone while he is playing and never to take anything directly from his mouth. When he is asked to drop something he should be traded for an item of equal or higher value, in order to reward Boba Fett for relinquishing the item he has.
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