HONEY BUNCHES – 28039
Safe - 5-24-2018 Brooklyn
HONEY BUNCHES – 28039
Care Center Location: Brooklyn, ZIP Code From: 11213, Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: -, Age: 10 years, Sex: Female
Weight: – lbs
DVM Intake Exam; Estimated age:8-9y; Microchip noted on Intake?n; History 😮 surrender; Subjective: Observed Behavior -shy, tail tucked. allows exam; Objective ; T =; P =60; R =wnl; BCS 5/9; EENT: ou mild sclerosis ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted; Oral Exam:upper left canine worn/chipped. teeth clean generally; PLN: No enlargements noted; H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic; ABD: Non reducible umb hernia; U/G: intact female; MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, few skin tags; CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities; Assessment: healthy; Prognosis:good; Plan: eventually ohe, umb hernia repair; SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Date of Intake: 14-May-2018
Spay/Neuter Status; Not Applicable
Basic Information: Honey Bunches is approximately a 10 year old, medium mixed breed female who was not spayed prior to coming into the shelter. Her owner found her as a stray and she was surrendered due to the land lord not allowing her in the home. She has no known health issues or injuries and has not seen a vet recently.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 dog, 1 child
How is this dog around strangers? Honey Bunches is friendly and outgoing when meeting new people.
How is this dog around children? Honey has lived with a 14 year old and has spent time around children of various ages. She is friendly and playful with all of them.
How is this dog around other dogs? Honey has lived with 1 other female dog and was friendly and playful with her.
How is this dog around cats? Honey has not lived with cats but chases them and the owner stated she should not be in a home with cats.
Resource guarding: Honey does not have any resource guarding behavior.
Bite history: None
Energy level/descriptors: Low
Other Notes: Honey is not bothered by having her food or toys touched. She will struggle when her owner tries to bathe her but allows him to brush her, he has not trimmed her nails before. Honey alert barks when someone approaches the house.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know; Honey is described as being friendly, affectionate and very playful. She has been an indoor / outdoor dog with free choice. She likes to follow her family around, plays with all kinds of toys, and eats both wet and dry food. She sleeps anywhere in the home and is house trained to go outside on any surface. She knows the commands sit, down, stay, no and shake.Honey walks on leash for exercise and will run away if let off leash.
Behavior Notes: Honey was relaxed and friendly during intake. She easily allowed for all handling.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 16-May-2018
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Summary:Honey Bunches had a relaxed body posture,soft eyes, and wagging tail when she entered the room and during the assessment. She follows the assessor during tag, and approaches to sniff the toy item but showed no interest in with it.
Summary (1): **Social Greeter Dog**
According to Honey Bunches’ previous owner, Honey Bunches was relax and social with the other resident female dog. Here at the Care Centers, Honey Bunches is nervous but soft around novel dogs. She explores the yard, mostly keeping to herself. The Behavior Department recommends that Honey Bunches be placed in a home with resident dogs that are respectful and matches her calm demeanor. All introductions should be done slowly and under supervision.
5/15: When off leash at the Care Centers, Honey Bunches greets a novel male dog with a soft, but tuck body and keeps to herself as she explores the pens. She relaxes as the session continues, and briefly checks in with the greeter.
5/16-17: Honey Bunches greets a group of calm dogs with a soft neutral posture. She explores the yard, occasionally checking in with the group.
5/18- 5/21: Today, Honey Bunches is utilized as a greeter and is soft and social as she explores the pens, checking in with the other dogs occasionally. She is tolerate of a sexually motivated male that attempts to mount her.
Date of intake: 14-May-2018
Summary: Honey was relaxed and friendly during intake.
Date of initial: 15-May-2018
Summary: Honey bunches is shy, but allows exam
ENERGY LEVEL: Her previous owner describes friendly, affectionate, playful dog.
Honey bunches displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment, and will need daily mental and physical activity to keep her engaged and exercised.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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