HAZE – 12778
Urgent - Brooklyn
SUPER URGENT 11/24/17
HAZE – 12778
Location: Brooklyn, Intake Date: 11/22/17, Intake Type: Owner Surrender, Medical Behavior: Blue
Sex: Neutered, Age: 7 years, Weight: 53.2 lbs, Original Location: 11207
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age: 7yrs; Microchip noted on Intake? yes History: Return-adopt due to adjustment issues. Subjective: Dog is BARH ; Observed Behavior – Slightly stand-offish, stiffens on touch, but allows exam. Objective T = NA; P = wnl; R = wnl; BCS 3-4/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: brief oral exam; appears to have healthy adult dentition with minimal tartar/gingivitis; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: tense, no masses palpated; U/G: mild-moderate scrotal swelling, no heat, does not seem painful; 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: Apparently healthy; Prognosis: Excellent; Plan: Acceptable candidate for adoption or rescue. SURGERY: Already neutered
Location: Brooklyn, Intake Date: 11/16/17, Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue, Sex: Male, Age: 7 years, Weight: 50.6 lbs
DVM Intake Exam: Estimated age: 7 years; Microchip noted on Intake? no; History : surrender; Subjective: BAR, hydrated; Observed Behavior -A little timid but friendly, allows exam/treatment with minimal restraint. Objective ; P =120; R =wnl; BCS: 4/9; EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam: negative oral exam; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated; U/G: male intact; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: in apparent good health; Prognosis: good; Plan: continue to monitor at ACC; SURGERY: Okay for surgery
This animal came from: Bred By Owner
Date of Intake 16-Nov-2017
Basic Information: Haze is a 7 year old unaltered male Large male dog. He was bred by his owner and was surrendered due to his owner being homeless.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child,1 female cat
How is this dog around strangers? Around strangers Haze is relaxed his allows them to approach him and pet him.
How is this dog around children? Haze has lived with a 7 year old child and playful and gentle with the child. he could pull on his tail or play with his ears and Haze was relaxed.
How is this dog around other dogs? Haze has not been around other dogs but when he sees them in the street his body becomes wiggly and he has tail wagging and wants to engage in play.
How is this dog around cats? Haze has lived with a female cat in the home and is respectful of the cat and gentle around her.
During Storms fireworks, or loud noises Haze gets nervous and trembles. he isn’t bothered when someone approaches his food and while he is eating and does not mind when someone take a s toys away from him. During a bath haze is afraid and tries to jump out. When an unfamiliar person approaches the home he barks but relaxes once their in the home.
Bite history: Haze has no bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: High activity level
Previous adopter took Haze to a farm that she volunteers at. She stated that Haze has a high pray drive with chickens. When he saw one he darted toward the chicken and tried to get it.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
Medical Notes ; Haze has no known health issues or injures.
For a New Family to Know
Haze is described as Friendly, affectionate , and playful. He loves playing with chew toys and balls. He is kept mostly indoors and is house-trained to use the grass or cement. Haze is feed house food such as rice and chicken along with dry and wet dog food. 3- 4 times a day. Haze is well-behaved when left home alone and has never bee crate trained. Haze is treat motivated and knows commands sit, Shake/ give paw , and know how to give High Fives. He is always kept on leash and if taking off leash is runs way.
Upon intake Haze was timid and tense, while the owner was in the room after the intake was done and the owner left the room Haze became more comfortable with the counselor and allowed petting, he move closer and sat next to the counselor and enjoyed some treats.
Behavior Assessment Date: 11/18/2017
Date of intake: 16-Nov-2017
Date of assessment: 18-Nov-2017
2. Dog’s eyes are averted, body posture is stiff and fearful, tail is low and not moving. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
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.
2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is likely crouching, may have a long lip or lip lick.
Flank squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all.
Flank squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Haze came into the room tense and nervous, he was not interested with the handlers in the room. The handlers would try to coax him but avoid us.
According to Hazeâ€™s previous owner, Haze has not been around other dogs but when he sees them in the street his body becomes wiggly and he has tail wagging and wants to engage in play.
11/17: When off leash at the Care Center, Haze nervously greets the female greeter-low head and body. He explores the pens, and follows the greeter after sniffing her genital area
11/18: Haze is tense around an intact male, and moves slowly when he is near. He listens to handler interruptions and explores the pens.
11/20: Haze is mostly sexually motivated with a female dog, stiffening his posture and chattering when she approaches. He attempts to mount a few times but is easily interrupted but slow to respond to her corrections.
Date of intake: 16-Nov-2017
Summary: Timid, tense and allowed handling after he warmed up.
Date of initial: 16-Nov-2017
Summary: Timid but friendly and allows all handling.
EXPERIENCE (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the behaviors outlined below)
TM – Treatable-Manageable
Potential challenges: Fearful
Potential challenges comments:
Fearful: The behavior department recommends allowing Haze to approach his potential new adopters at his own pace. Force-free, reward based training is advised when introducing/exposing Haze to new and unfamiliar situations.
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