JASPER – 21751
Urgent - Brooklyn
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JASPER – 21751
**NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY**
Intake Date : 2/27/18 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Orange Age: 1 year Sex: Male
Weight: 18 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: 1 year Microchip noted on Intake? negative History : stray Subjective: BARH Observed Behavior -Tense, shaking growling. Used towel for restraint and was baring teeth and growling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – no Evidence of Trauma seen – no Objective : P = wnl R = eupneic BCS 4/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: clean adult dentition, no oral lesions noted PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupneic ABD: tense non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, 2 testicles descended MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: Apparently healthy Plan: Continue to monitor while at BACC Prognosis: Excellent Ok to schedule for surgery
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Spay/Neuter Status Unknown
Basic Information: Jasper is a 1 year old male White and tan small mixed breed. He came into BACC as a stray and was made aware of the three possible outcomes.
Previously lived with: Unknown
How is this dog around strangers? When the finder first approached Jasper he was growling and snapped when she tried to approach him.
How is this dog around children? Jasper was around the finder’s young children, he tried to snap and growl and them when they tried to approach him.
How is this dog around other dogs? unknown
How is this dog around cats? unknown
Resource guarding: unknown
Bite history: unknown
Other Notes: unknown
Medical Notes unknown
For a New Family to Know unknown
Behavior Notes: Upon intake Jasper was alert of his surroundings and was following the counselor’s movements. He growl whenever the counselor tried to approach him. He picture was taking with he on the ground and he was not collared.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 1-Mar-2018
Summary: Jasper is difficult to remove from the kennel, growling and snapping at the leash. He appears to be uncomfortable and allowed minimal handling from his caretakers. Out of concern for his stress levels and his response to restraint, we feel Jasper is not a great candidate for a handling assessment at this time. Please see his owner surrender profile for a full summary of his behavior in his previous home.
PLAY GROUP :
Jasper was surrender as a stray so his past behavior with other dogs is unknown.
2/28-3/01: When off leash at the Care Centers, Jasper greets a group of small male and female dogs with a soft posture. He is sexually motivated, and attempts to mount the other dogs.
Date of intake: 27-Feb-2018
Summary: Growls when being approached.
Date of initial: 27-Feb-2018
Summary: Tense, trembling, growling and baring teeth.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: NEW HOPE ONLY
Recommendations: No children (under 13), Place with a New Hope partner
New hope partner: Jasper has not acclimated well to the kennel environment and has allowed only minimal handling since intake. We recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification (force-free, positive reinforcement-based) and re-evaluate behavior in a stable home environment before placement into a permanent home.
Potential challenges: Fearful/potential for defensive aggression
Potential challenges comments:
Fearful/potential for defensive aggression: Reactivity towards other humans was noted at intake (growling and baring teeth). Because this appears to present a challenge outside of the care centers, guidance from a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly advised to assess this behavior and modify/manage as needed.
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