TUBBY aka CELERY SEEDS – A1043004 (ALT ID A1087618)
Safe - 9-10-2016 Brooklyn
TUBBY aka CELERY SEEDS – A1043004 (ALT ID A1087618)
**RETURNED AGAIN 08/28/16**SAFER : AVERAGE HOME**
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / BLACK, POINTER / DALMATIAN, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, HOLD FOR ID Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/28/2016, From NY 11421, DueOut Date 09/01/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary microchip scan positive 250268500142076 neutered male approximately 3 yrs old BARH EEN: WNL mild dental tartar and gingivitis 71.6lbs; BCS: 4.5/5, overweight clean hair coat friendly, allowed all handling
RTO – 01/30/2016
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / BLACK, POINTER / DALMATIAN, 2 yrs, 6 mos
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR ID Reason MOVE2PRIVA
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 01/28/2016, From NY 11421, DueOut Date 01/28/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scanned positive with chip #250268500142076 BARH – tail wags, body loose, responds to some basic commands N~ 2 years, 6 months Ears, eyes, nose throat clear Teeth lightly stained OBESE – stiff slow walk, developing caudal abdominal “pouch”, does not appear painful. Coat clean; no flea dirt or parasites noted. NOSF
***SAFER: AVERAGE HOME***
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / BLACK, POINTER / DALMATIAN, 2 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 07/07/2015, From NY 11378, DueOut Date 07/10/2015,
Initial Medical Exam 07/09 -scan positive, neutered male, weight: 77lbs, bright eyes, clean ears, clean coat, clean teeth, nails down to kwick, slightly overweight, overall body condition is good, APH, BARH, NOSF
Celery Seeds came to us as a stray on 7/7/15. Upon intake it was reported that Celery Seeds had soft body language and allowed all handling. He allowed the assessor to conduct all tactile assessment items while maintaining soft body language. He did not resist being handled while eating, and was easily pushed out of the food bowl. Celery Seeds only displayed minimal interest in the rawhide item, and showed no interest in the toy on this portion of the assessment. The behavior department believes that Celery Seeds can go to a home with an average amount of dog experience.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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 closed for 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 (needs 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.
Food: 1. Dog calmly allows the food to be moved, follows the dish, but does not interfere with the dish’s movement. Dog’s body is soft and loose, eyes soft, tail neutral. He lifts his head when hand is pushed against his cheek.
Toy 1: No interest.
Rawhide1: Minimal interest. Dog smells, licks and mouths, then turns away.
Dog-Dog: When off leash with other dogs Celery Seeds greets politely and may solicit play. He is a bit sexually motivated.
Group Behavior Notes: When off leash with other dogs Celery Seeds greets politely and may solicit play. He is a bit sexually motivated. 7/9 update: Celery Seeds is social and will engage in play when solicited. He will correct mounting behavior. 7/10 update: Celery Seeds remains playful and a bit sexually motivated. Takes corrections appropriately and will engage in gentle/dainty and push/pull style play. 7/11 update: Celery Seeds continues to offer bouts of gentle/dainty play. Takes corrections. Seeks human interaction. 7/14 update: Celery Seeds continues to be sexually motivated but takes corrections appropriately. Brief bouts of play, offers play bows. Tolerant. 7/15 update: Celery Seeds continues to be somewhat playful engaging in running play, and a bit sexually motivated. Social and tolerant. Takes corrections well.
Tubby is a pointer mix that was surrendered due to his previous owner moving to a place where animals are not allowed.
Around strangers Tubby friendly, outgoing and plays gently with adults. Tubby has spent time with cildren ages 5 and 6 years old arounc them he is relaxed, affectionate and plays gently. Tubby has spent itme with dogs of various breeds,around them Tubby is relaxed, and plays gently. Tubby has lived with cats and ias relaxed and playful around tehm.
Tubby has never bitten another person or animal. Tubby has noi behavior issues and is not bothered by loud sounds. Tubby is friendly when someone touches his food or bowl while he is eating, takes a treat or toy away, pushes/pulls him off of the furniture, holds/restrains him, disturbs hiim while he is resting/ sleeping, gives him a bath, brushes his coat and trims his nails. If an unfamiliar person approaches Tubby’s family or home Tubby is friendly toward them.
For a New Family to Know:
Tubby is described as: friendly, affectionate, playful, confidnet, and mellow with a medium activity level. When at home Tubby will folow around his owner. Tubby doesn’t play with balls and was fed dry food from the brand Pedigree twice a day. Tubby is house trained and rarely has any accidents. Tubby will usually go to the bathroom on the grass. When left aone Tubby is well behaved. Tubby has never been crate trained and knows thwe commands, sit, stay and go. For exercise Tubby will go for slow walks on a leash. Tubby will pull lightly on a leash and will stay close to his owner’s side when off leash.
Tubby allowed staff to collar, scan for a mcirochip and take pictures with no signs of aggression. Tubby would lay on his back to have stuff rub his stomach. Tubby had a loose body and a wagging tail.
Tubby previously lived with adults, children ages 5 and 6 years old and cats. The owner stated Tubby is friendly and playful around strangers, adults and children. The owner mentioned Tubby has spent time with other dogs and lived with cats, and is described as relaxed and playful around them. The owner describes Tubby as friendly, affectionate, playful, confident, and mellow. It was reported by the owner Tubby is house trained, has a medium activity level and well behaved when home alone.
At intake it was reported Tubby was loose and wiggly with his tail wagging, he allowed all handling. During SAFER Tubby came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, he was friendly and playful towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Tubby joins the game during the tag interaction and during the resources portion of the assessment Tubby was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Tubby appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” 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: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins.
Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
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 at the care center, Tubby initially displays a soft body, and then becomes sexually motivated, mounting the greeter numerous times. He is slow to listen to the handler’s interruption, but immediately listens to the other dog’s correction. After some time, he wanders the pen, keeping to himself.
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