ENIKO – 15309 (ALT ID A1109315)
Urgent - Manhattan
SUPER URGENT 12/05/17
ENIKO – 15309 (ALT ID A1109315)
Care Center Location: Manhattan, ZIP Code From: 10032, Intake Date: 12/3/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender, Medical Behavior: Green, Age: 1 year, Sex: Neutered male, Weight: 68 lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 1y 1m; Microchip noted on Intake? Y- previously at ACC; History : owner surrender; Subjective: BAR; Observed Behavior – attention seeking, compliant for exam; Objective ; T = DNP; P = WNL; R = WNL; BCS 5/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: Clean adult dentition; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: Neutered male; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Rectal: DNP; Assessment: apparently healthy 1yo MN dog; Prognosis: excellent; Plan: ok for placement; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to already neutered.
A volunteer writes: I don’t think I’ve ever met a dog with more unique markings than this gorgeous guy. His chest has brown and black polka dots, his face a mask of caramel, and his wide smile and fun loving eyes speak of a good time to come. Eniko is very housetrained, and although quiet in his kennel, once out with me it was playtime, hug time, kiss time and more play time. Eniko chases a toy and brings it over inviting me to play tug. I just love when dogs do that! Every time I let him win the game he brought it back for another game. Joining me on the bench for lots of kisses and petting, when I stopped petting him he nuzzles me with his hand to carry on. I love that he loves to be pet and knows how to ask for it. Surrendered due to landlord issues, Eniko comes with a stunning resume which states that he’s relaxed, respectful and plays exuberantly with kids, chases cats (OK, no one is perfect), doesn’t guard his food, is friendly with strangers, is housetrained, knows some commands (sit, come, lay down), doesn’t mind baths, and gives a hello bark when the doorbell rings. Eniko pulls on leash so a harness may help,and he likes making birds in our path fly. Eniko is a big puppy, absolutely stunning, friendly and lively with a big personality, who is hoping to find a new family to love and who will love him to the moon and back, forever.
Basic Information: Eniko is a 1 year old neutered large
breed dog that the owner got as a present when he was 2 months old.
The owner is surrendering due to landlord issues. Eniko’s last vet visit was June of this year.
Previously lived with: 1 adult
How is this dog around strangers? Eniko is described as friendly around strangers.
How is this dog around children? Eniko has been around a 7 and 9 year old, he has been very relaxed and respectful with them but he plays exuberantly with them.
How is this dog around other dogs? Eniko has never been around other dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Eniko chases cats when he sees them.
Resource guarding: Eniko is not bothered when his food bowl is touched while he eats but he will growl if one of his favorite toys is taken from him.
Bite history: Eniko has never bitten or scratched another
animal or person.
Energy level/descriptors: high
Other Notes: Eniko is anxious when he is left alone. Eniko is not bothered during storms or fireworks, when he is pushed or pulled off furniture, when he is bathed, when he is brushed, or when his nails are trimmed. Eniko barks when the doorbell rings.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know Eniko is described as very friendly and affectionate. The owner’s favorite thing about Eniko are his eyes. Eniko’s favorite thing to do is go to the dog park. When the owner is home, Eniko follows her around. Eniko likes to play tug. Eniko sleeps in the bed with his owner. Eniko has been kept mostly indoors. The owner feeds Eniko three cups of dry food a day and 1 can of wet food. Eniko’s favorite treats are the Milkbones bone marrow treats. When taken outside, Eniko uses the grass. Eniko knows how to sit, come here, and lay down on commands. For exercise, Eniko goes to off leash dog parks. On a leash, Eniko pulls very hard. When taken off leash, Eniko wanders but comes when called.
Upon intake, Eniko had a loose and wiggly body. Eniko was playful with the rope and kept attempting to play tug. Eniko allowed all handling once distracted with a toy.
Behavior Assessment Date: 12/4/2017
Next Test Date:
Date of intake: 3-Dec-2017
Spay/Neuter status: Yes
Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner Surrender
(In home for 1 year)
Previously lived with: An adult
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Relaxed, respectful, and plays exuberantly
Behavior toward cats: Chases them
Resource guarding: Yes, he will growl if a toy is taken from him.
Bite history: None reported
Energy level/descriptors: Eniko is described as very
friendly and affectionate with a high level of activity.
Date of assessment: 4-Dec-2017
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: 2. Dog quickly pulls back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Eniko approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. He became a bit over aroused during tag, jumping up and grabbing the leash, but settled when it was over. He was social throughout and allowed all handling.
Summary (1): 12/4: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Eniko is soft and polite when greeting, and engages in bouncy play.
Summary: Upon intake, Eniko had a loose and wiggly body. He was playful with the rope and kept biting it.
Date of initial: 3-Dec-2017
Summary: Eniko was attention seeking and allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Eniko’s previous owner described him as having a high level of activity. 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.
IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS: Eniko has displayed social, jumpy behaviors towards handlers. He has responded well to impulse control exercises as well as basic obedience commands, such as “Sit”, “Down”, and has quickly learned to respond to “Leave It” with treats.
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 the potential for resource guarding reported in his previous home, as well as the jumpy behavior seen as the care center, we recommend a home without young children.
Potential challenges: Resource guarding
Basic manners/poor impulse control
Potential challenges comments: Resource guarding:
Eniko’s previous owner reported that he will growl if a toy is taken away from him. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Eniko’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. He should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games.
Basic manners/poor impulse control: It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control his impulses instead of simply reacting; proper management is also advised. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
Leash-biting: Eniko is quick to grab the leash in his mouth. We recommend walking him with a toy so he cannot grab the leash. Positive reinforcement, force-free training is advised to teach him to focus on you rather than grabbing the leash.
MALE, BLACK / TAN, ROTTWEILER / PIT BULL, 6 mos
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, HOLD RELEASED Reason NYCHA BAN
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 04/19/2017, From NY 10032, DueOut Date 04/19/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: Microchip noted on Intake? positive 911002001470626 History : owner surrender Subjective: BAR, very energetic Observed Behavior – difficult to restrain, rambunctious; can be mouthy Evidence of Cruelty seen – none Evidence of Trauma seen – none Objective BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: mm pk, moist; CRT <2 sec; teeth look good-no staining PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: 2 normal descended testicles MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment 1. apparently healthy Plan no treatment needed Prognosis: excellent SURGERY: Okay for surgery
PROFILE: 04/19/17 10:58
Eniko is friendly and outgoing towards strangers and usually approaches for a good sniff and jump. He’s spent time around children ages 3 and 7 and is relaxed and playful with them. He plays both exuberantly and gently with adults and children and enjoys sniffing other dogs on the street. His tail is always wagging but he has yet to actually play with another dog. He’s never spent time around cats so it’s unknown how he would react but he has never bitten another animal or human.
Eniko is nervous during loud noises and usually goes to his owner. His owner has yet to take away his food bowl so it’s unknown how he would react but he has growled when she tried taking away a treat, never snapping or doing anything else when taken away. When it’s a toy being taken away, Eniko thinks his mom is trying to play and becomes friendly. His owner tells him to “get down” when on her bed and he usually will jump down. His owner hasn’t held him from something he wants so it’s unknown how he would react but he isn’t bothered when awoken from his slumber and will get up to play. Eniko tolerates baths and having his nails trimmed and enjoys a good brushing. He barks when someone unfamiliar approaches his home but becomes friendly as soon as they step in the door. He’s friendly with any unfamiliar person that approaches his humans.
Eniko is friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable. He loves attention and has a high activity level being a puppy. When he’s ready to play, Eniko loves tugging on rope, playing fetch with balls (but won’t always release), and chewing up stuffed animals. His owner loves how he knows when he’s done something wrong and how he chases birds outside. When his owner is home, he typically follows her around and will sleep on her bed or on his blanket in her room or her daughter’s room. He’s kept mostly indoors and is house-trained as of a few weeks ago! He is off weewee pads and will now go outside mostly on grass and dirt with the occasional cement use. He’s well-behaved when left home alone and will just destroy his stuffed toys. He’s crate-trained and knows sit and come. Eniko enjoys brisk walks on leash and will pull lightly. He eats Blue Buffalo dry and wet, about 2 cups dry with 1 can wet in the morning and 1 1/2 cups dry and 1/2 can wet at night. He loves chicken.
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