CHANCE – 20950
Safe - 5-24-2018 Brooklyn
CHANCE – 2095
**RETURNED AGAIN 5/14/18**
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11229, Intake Type: Return
Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 2 years, Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 52 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 2; Microchip noted on Intake? yes; History :return 2 weeks; Subjective: Observed Behavior -nervous; Objective ; T =; P =80; R =wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam:clen teeth; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G:neutered; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: healthy; Prognosis:excellent; Plan:no tx
Details on my behavior are…
Behavior Assessment Date: 5/16/2018
Date of intake: 9-May-2018
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner surrender
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 4 children, 1 dog
Behavior toward strangers: Barks initially though becomes affectionate
Behavior toward children: Relaxed, playful
Behavior toward dogs: Playful, rough with resident dog
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Energetic and affectionate with a high energy level.
Other Notes: 1st stay in the care center (2/17/2018) Stray
2nd stay in the care center: Chance was Returned on (2/23/18) Due to high energy and destructive behavior.
3rd stay in the care center: Chance was returned on(5/9/18) owner stated Chance displays rough behavior with the other dog in the household.
Date of assessment: 20-Feb-2018
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
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. No interest.
Summary: Chance came into the assessment room loose and wiggly, he was friendly and playful towards the handlers. He can become easily aroused on the tag item mouthy the leash.
Summary (1): During his last stay here at the Care Center in February, Chance was sexually motivated and difficult to interrupt. His recent owner reported he was playful with the resident dog and was somewhat rough while mounting her.
5/10: When off leash at the Care Centers, Chance enters the pens with a tense posture, tail upright and hackles raised. He exchanges muzzle greets and explores the yard, maintaining his posture throughout the session. When the greeter’s energy increases a bit, Chance jumps on her, attempting to mount her. He is easily redirected by handlers and moves away.
5/15: Chance rushes into the pens with a stiff posture and raised hackles. He follows the greeter throughout the yard, jumping on her when she solicits play. He is slowed down multiple times by handlers.
Date of intake: 14-May-2018
Summary: Barks at first then later becomes relaxed and allowed all handling.
Date of initial: 15-May-2018
Summary: Wags tail and allows all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Chance displays a high activity level in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: ADULT ONLY HOME
Behavior Asilomar, TM – Treatable-Manageable
Recommendations: No children (under 13)
Recommendations comments: No children: Due to the behavior seen in the care center, we feel that Chance may be intimidated for children. Dog-savvy young children can be considered pending interaction, we feel that an adult-only home would be most beneficial at this time.
Potential challenges: Basic manners/poor impulse control, Social hyperarousal, Mouthiness/poor bite inhibition
Potential challenges comments: Basic manner/poor impulse control: – It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach her to control her impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
Social hyperarousal: Dog has displayed low threshold for arousal, and escalating to become mouthy towards the leash and adding a light pressure towards the handler. Immediate intervention and consultation with a qualified veterinary behaviorist/professional trainer is strongly recommended to aid in addressing this issue to prevent further behavioral concerns that may appear in the future if not treated right away. We recommend only force-free, reward based training when introducing or exposing Chance to new and unfamiliar situations.
Mouthiness/poor bite inhibition: Chance has shown some mouthiness in the care center. Little pressure is applied, but this is a behavior that should be extinguished through training alternate behaviors and lack of reward (ex. walking away whenever Chance’s teeth make contact with skin).
Other: 5/16 Experience(Adult only home)
Intake Date : 5/9/18 Intake Type: Return
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 2 years Sex: Neutered male
Weight: 52 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: 2 Microchip noted on Intake? yes History :return 2 months Subjective: Observed Behavior -nervous Evidence of Cruelty seen -no
Evidence of Trauma seen -no Objective : T = P =80 R =wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam:clen teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G:neutered MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Prognosis:excellent Plan:no tx
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: This energetic young boy is still a puppy (even if he’s two years old!) He loves to run and play, absolutely loves his people (his former owner tells us he followed her everywhere), and has a tail that wags like a helicopter rotor. Chance sits very nicely for treats (often without even being asked!), seems to be housetrained, and is looking for his forever home. If you’re looking for a sweet, active, and exuberant dog, come and meet Chance today!
*** RETURNED 02/23/18 ***
Location: Brooklyn; Intake Date: 2/23/18; Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Green; Sex: Neutered; Age: 2 years; Weight: 42.6 lbs
Original Location: 11208
DVM Intake Exam: Estimated age:2y Microchip noted on Intake?y Microchip Number (If Applicable):981020019259970. History :return 1 week Subjective: Observed Behavior -wags tail, curious. Objective: T = P =60 R =wnl BCS 5/9. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam:clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G:recent neuter, cdi MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Prognosis: excellent
Plan: no treatment
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