DAMIEN – A1098833
Safe - 12-17-2016 Manhattan Rescue: Red Hook Dog Rescue Please honor your pledges: https://www.facebook.com/Red-Hook-Dog-Rescue-102452760768/app/?sk=app_190322544333196
My name is DAMIEN. My Animal ID # is A1098833.
I am a male brown and black germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 2 YEARS
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 12/05/2016 from NY 10468, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
12/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 80.0 LBS.
No Final Exam
12/05/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
12/05/16 20:41 Dog was sent to medical counselor did not handle. Dog is a stray so past behavior is unknown
12/11/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Damien might look imposing and stern, but he is quite a cool fellow. He is leashed easily and we are in no time in the street, where he strolls at a good pace. Surprisingly, he does not chase pigeons and did not go after the few squirrels we met in the park. He did not respond either to a little dog barking defensively at him and neared politely bigger pooches. He does perform quite well with his peers in playgroups. Damien is likely house trained and does mark his territory, sniffing a lot his new surroundings on the way. He does not mind to pose for pictures or to look in the eye of the camera upon request. He did not want any of my doggy treats but showed a great interest in my ciabatta that I had to pluck from its raisins one by one. Damien sat then to get more, and went from being a little aloof to quite friendly, wagging his tail non stop and accepting caresses. The power of …buttered bread. Few people had already met and walked Damien and told me how pleased they were with their encounter with him. In a nutshell, Damien is a handsome young man (he is only one year old), well mannered, sociable, friendly and ready to be your forever best friend. Come and meet him at the Manhattan Care Center and make him yours.
12/08/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPNOCHILD
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A Unaltered, Stray SAFER ASSESSMENT: 12/8/2016 Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted, tail wagging, lip lick Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth open Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft Squeeze 1: 2. Difficult to position, pulls back paw, lip lick Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Toy 1: 3. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His body is stiff, does not relinquish easily. Summary: Damien is a bit difficult to remove from kennel, appearing uncomfortable when approached with leash towards his head. He was uncomfortable with some up close tactile handling, but tolerated it. Damien showed potential for possible possessiveness during the Toy item, becoming stiff and not relinquishing easily, requiring re-focusing his attention by opening the door to the room and squeaking a different toy. PLAYGROUP: Tolerant: These dogs are typically non-reactive on leash and will be either friendly or indifferent off leash. They can typically tolerate some rude behavior from other dogs and can be described as having a long fuse. They show relaxed, appropriate, easy-going body language around others. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/5/16 During his initial medical exam Damien appeared very nervous and resisted handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience) _X_No children (under 13) IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Most recently during his stay at the care center, Damien has become difficult to place back into his kennel– he no longer is lured back inside his kennel with the aide of treats or toys. This has required Damien to be picked up. When replaced in his kennel, he immediately attempts to run out, and head flips when handlers attempt to place him back inside once more. Due to Damien’s high level of stress while being replaced in his kennel, it is his best interest to no longer remain in a shelter environment. Damien remains sociable and appropriate with handlers outside of his kennel. It can not be said for certain how these aforementioned concerning behaviors will translate into a home environment.
12/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Damien is polite and tolerant while interacting with other dogs, and has not been interested in engaging in play when solicited. The behavior department recommends slow introductions between Damien and respectful resident dogs. 12/7: When introduced off leash to other dogs in the care center, Damien approaches and greets politely. 12/8: Damien greets and sniffs a male dog. 12/9: Damien is tolerant of a very playful female but does not engage with her. He displays some sexually motivated behaviors but does not attempt to mount. 12/10: Damien continues to tolerate solicitation from a playful female but does not engage in play.
12/05/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
BARH scan pos#0A02000674 very nervous, resisted handling mild tartar clean EEN clean coat male intact NOSF
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
No detailed description for a visit type RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found!
Generated on Dec 15 2016 6:00PM
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