CODY – A1119790
Safe - 8-2-2017 Brooklyn
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CODY – A1119790
**SAFER : NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY**
MALE, BR BRINDLE, SHIH TZU MIX, 2 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR EVENT Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 07/25/2017, From NY 11238, DueOut Date 07/28/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Estimated age: 2 Microchip noted on Intake? no, Stray, allows full exam P = 80 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: minor tartar PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: intact male MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: healthy Plan: neuter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
Unaltered Male, Stray
Look:1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog 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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag:5. Dog growls, bark and lunge at the assessor.
Toy: 1.No interest.
Summary:Cody was friendly and social towards the assessor.
Cody was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Cody greets a group of small male and female dogs with soft body. He occasionally checks in with the group, while exploring the pen.
7/26-28: When off leash at the Care Center, Cody greets a group of small male and female dogs with soft body. He occasionally checks in with the group, while exploring the pen. He attempts to mount a female dog, but ceases the behavior when she offers him a correction.
7/25/17: Upon intake Cody displayed stiff body posture and did not allow any handling.
7/26/17: During his medical examination, Cody allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Cody so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. However, he is a young, enthusiastic, social dog who will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only
_X_No children (under 13)
_X_Place with a New Hope Partner-Due to the warning and distance-increasing behaviors shown in the care center, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide force free behavior modification to address the underlying anxiety. We recommend only force-free, reward-based training methods as more aversive techniques will likely increase fear and increase the risk of aggression.
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