HONEY – A1102514
RTO SAFE 02/08/17
My name is HONEY. My Animal ID # is A1102514.
I am a female brown boerboel and rottweiler mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 1 MONTH old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 01/30/2017 from NY 11221, owner surrender reason stated was NO TIME.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
02/01/2017 Exam Type BEHAVIORPART2 – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 98.0 LBS.
RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13) _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to the fear/avoidance behavior displayed in the care center, we cannot fully evaluate Honey and feel that she will be best set up to succeed through placement with a New Hope partner. We recommend only positive reinforcement-based, force-free training for Honey as aversive methods are likely to heighten her fear and increase aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Honey is extremely nervous around strangers and can be difficult to handle. She has no bite history but shows clear signs of discomfort. It is important to respect those signs and to help Honey gain comfort and confidence in order to avoid escalation.
01/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
01/30/17 09:53 Honey is a one year female Rottweiler/Boerboel. She was surrendered by her owner due to owner facing personal problems and no longer able to care for a Honey. Honey was brought from a friend and was with her owner since she was two months old. Honey has lived with four adults and children ages four to sixteen. Owner stated Honey lived in a multifamily home an interacted daily with the tenants of the building. She is described as shy around strangers and takes a few minutes to warm up. After she is comfortable she will engage in exuberant play with the adults and children. Owner stated with the kids she was playful and affectionate. Honey would follow the four year old around the home and lick and give the child kisses, they would play together and Honey was tolerant of the rough play from the child. Honey was taken to the dog park for interactions and owner stated she would sniff the other dogs and was respectful, she would not engage in play. Honey has not been around cats. She has never bitten. Honey lived in a home with a front yard and was allowed exercise in the yard a few times a day. Owner stated the front yard was her favorite spot where she would sit and people watch. Honey is hard to control on leash due to her size; owner stated she will pull on leash. Honey will chew at the kids toys if left out. Honey is not bothered when her food is touched while eating. Honey does not mind if a treat or toy is taken away, owners stated the children would sit by her while she ate her bones and place their hands near her. Honey was taken to the groomers and was said to have great behavior. Honey will bark when a stranger approaches her home and alert her owner. Honey is described as protective, playful and loyal dog. Honey has a high activity level and loves to play with fetch and tug with her favorite rope toy. She has been kept mostly indoors. She is fed Purina Pro Plan dry food and is fed once a day and given wet food twice a week. Honey eats Blue Buffalo treats any flavor salmon and beef flavor. Honey knows the commands sit, stay, and come. Honey was crate trained and owner stated she would escape from the crate. Upon intake Honey was tense and hard barked while in the lobby. Counselor proceeded slowly and with treats Honey began to relax and allowed petting from cousnelor. Honey was collared, scanned (negative) and photographed.
No Web Memo
02/01/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 1/30/17 Unaltered Female, Owner surrender (2 months in previous home) Previously lived with: Four adults, children(ages 4-16 years old) Behavior toward strangers: She is shy around strangers and takes a few minutes to warm up. Behavior toward children: Playful and affectionate Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: None reported Bite history: None reported Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 2/1/17 Toy: 1. No interest. Summary: When approaching Honey at her kennel, she growled, hard bark and bared her teeth. Honey was tense and had whale eyes when the assessor approach her in the assessment room. Due to this behavior, we believe a SAFER assessment is unsafe to conduct at this time. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: According to Honey’s previous owner, Honey was taken to the dog park for interactions and owner stated she would sniff the other dogs and was respectful, she would not engage in play. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Honey initially ignored the other male and female dogs. With further playgroup sessions, Honey has displayed increasingly social behavior towards other dogs, soliciting gentle play. The Behavior Department recommends that Honey be placed in a home with dogs that match her calm sociability. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 1/30/17 During her medical examination, Honey was difficult to handle, growling, lunging and muzzled for all handling. ENERGY LEVEL:
01/31/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Honey’s previous owner, Honey was taken to the dog park for interactions and owner stated she would sniff the other dogs and was respectful, she would not engage in play. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Honey initially ignored the other male and female dogs. With further playgroup sessions, Honey has displayed increasingly social behavior towards other dogs, soliciting gentle play. The Behavior Department recommends that Honey be placed in a home with dogs that match her calm sociability. 1/31: Honey does not approach the novel male dog to greet him. His leash is held to give Honey the chance to approach him on her own. She spends her time anxiously pacing the pen, ignoring the novel dog. 2/1: When interacting with a calm female, Honey is initially nervous as she paces around the pen. She relaxes a bit as the session continues, greeting the female once with a soft body, before continuing to explore the pen. 2/2: Honey displays soft and social body language when interacting with a calm male dog. She solicits gentle play.
01/30/2017 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
01/30/17 Microchip scan neg. F, approx. 1 yr O: BARH. Difficult to handle, growling, lunging. Muzzled for all handling. ORAL: Not assessed. EENT: No oculonasal discharge. Ears clean. H/L: Lungs clear, no coughing. No m/a. ABD/UG: Female. Not spayed. MS: Amb x 4, no lameness. BCS=6/9. INTEG: Full, clean haircoat. A: Apparently healthy. P: OK for OVH surgery. Excellent prognosis.
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