GOLIATH – 9369
Safe - 10-16-2017 Brooklyn Rescue: SNARR Northeast Please honor your pledges:
Hello, my name is Goliath. My animal id is #9369. I am a male black tan dog at the Brooklyn Animal Care Center. The shelter thinks i am about 8 years old.
I came into the shelter as a stray on 10-Oct-2017
My medical notes are…
Weight: 74 lbs
Details on my behavior are…
Date of intake: 10-Oct-2017 Spay/Neuter status: No Means of surrender (length of time in previous home): Stray Date of assessment: 12-Oct-2017 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, ears are back, tail is down, relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, tail is between legs, body stiff, mouth closed, lip long, ears likely back, may lip lick. Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft. Paw squeeze 1: 4. Dog reaches toward the Assessor’s hand on the first attempt while moving paw away when the assessor attempts to lift it. Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His/her body is between you and the toy, and is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness. Summary: Paw squeeze 1:4.Dog becomes stiff with whale eyes with mild restraint. Goliath came into the assessment room calm, he was a bit social but wary and cautious with his surroundings towards the handlers. Summary (1): Goliath was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown. 10/11: When off leash with other dogs, Goliath is tense when initially greeting at the fence and then lunges and snaps at the helper dog through the fence. Due to the inexperience of the greeter, an off-leash greet was not conducted. Date of intake: 10-Oct-2017 Summary: Relaxed and allowed all handling. Date of initial: 10-Oct-2017 Summary: Tense, nervous and allows handling with muzzle on. BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: NEW HOPE ONLY Behavior Asilomar TM – Treatable-Manageable Recommendations: No children (under 13) Place with a New Hope partner Recommendations comments: New hope-Due to noted concerns displayed in the care center, the behavior department recommends Goliath be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only foster home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Goliath to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Goliath to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Goliath presents with outside of the care centers. Fearful- The behavior department recommends allowing Goliath to approach his potential new adopters at his own pace. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Goliath to new and unfamiliar situations. Potential challenges: Fearful
10/12/ New Hope Only
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