Safe - 10-18-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: Heaven Can Wait Rescue NY Please honor your pledges:
Hello, my name is Gary. My animal id is #9138. I am a male black dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks i am about 4 years 1 weeks old.
I came into the shelter as a returns on 07-Oct-2017.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
New hope only
Gary 9138 is at risk with a New Hope Only behavior determination and with CIRDC. He has allowed handling at times, though at other times has escalated to warning behaviors (snapping); he has also shown potential object guarding behavior during his handling assessment (growling and snapping when the toy was taken away) and discomfort around other dogs in playgroup.
My medical notes are…
Weight: 14.6 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Date of intake: 7-Oct-2017 Spay/Neuter status: Yes Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Owner Surrender Previously lived with: Adult Behavior toward strangers: Friendly Behavior toward dogs: Lunges, attempts to bite. Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Unknown Date of assessment: 10-Oct-2017 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 stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. 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: 5. Dog snaps or bites the Assess-a-Hand. Summary: Gary was social, approaching the assessor for soft petting, and he had a relaxed body posture. During the toy item Gary was reactive low growling, and quickly escalating to a growl, and snap on second attempt. Summary (1): Gary’s previous guardian provided no details on his behavior around other dogs. 10/8-10/9: When off leash at the Care Center, Gary maintains a stiff, tense posture while persistently attempting to mount both male and female dogs. Date of intake: 7-Oct-2017 Summary: Unknown Date of initial: 9-Oct-2017 Summary: Lunges, and attempts to bite. ENERGY LEVEL: Gary displayed a low energy level. Relaxed, and calm throughout the assessment. BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: NEW HOPE ONLY
10/10 New hope only
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