JASPER – A1096047
Safe - 11-17-2016 Brooklyn
My name is JASPER. My Animal ID # is A1096047.
I am a male brown and black germ shepherd mix. The shelter thinks I am about 4 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a STRAY on 11/06/2016 from NY 11208, owner surrender reason stated was STRAY.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
11/06/2016 Exam Type VACCINATE – Medical Rating is 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 61.2 LBS.
No Final Exam
11/06/2016 PET PROFILE MEMO
11/06/16 09:43 Jasper was brought in as a stray that was dropped off in a precint. There was no handling upon intake due to dog growling in crate. He seems to be a male unaltered german shepard. pic in progress
11/10/2016 WEB MEMO
A volunteer writes: Having encountered Jasper tied to a tree late at night (and then later when the police were trying to remove him from that tree!), I feel sort of an arbitrary attachment to him. How could such a majestic guy end up in such a pickle?! Jasper and I aren’t cuddle buddies yet, but we are walking buddies. He doesn’t pull much, seems housebroken, and is SUPER food motivated. He is a champ at “sit” and “paw” and will even offer the latter before I can utter it. He whines for my attention and wags his tail from his cage, but I have seen him be less welcoming to those that aren’t on a buddy-level yet. I am a far cry from an experienced German Shepherd person, but I suspect in the hands of one, handsome Jasper might flourish and make someone very happy!
11/09/2016 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Unknown Unaltered, Stray Other notes: Jasper was growling upon intake, the counselor was unable to take him out of the crate. SAFER ASSESSMENT: 11/9/16 Summary: Jasper growled, lunged and snapped at the assistant when she tried to collar him. Due to these warnings and Jasper’s level of discomfort with interaction, the SAFER assessment was not done. DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT: Summary PLAYGROUP: Jasper was brought in as a stray so his past behavior around other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Jasper is nervous when greeting female dogs and offers correction when play is solicited. With intact male dogs, Jasper immediately mounts them and begins to growl and requires handler interruption. The Behavior Department believes that it is in Jasper’s best interest that he is the only dog in the home. A thorough dog-dog interaction can be conducted with a potential adopter’s calm female dog, or possible neutered male, to assess Jasper’s comfort level. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: 11/6/16 During his initial medical exam Jasper was nervous and tolerated minimal handling. ENERGY LEVEL: RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_No children (under 13): Due to Jasper’s repeated warnings and threats of aggression, we recommend a home without children _X_Recommend no dog parks: See GroupBehavior notes _X_Place with a New Hope partner: Due to our inability to comfortably handle or fully evaluate Jasper, we recommend placement with a New Hope partner who can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home. We recommend only force-free, positive reinforcement-based training methods to decrease the risk of future aggression. Potential challenges: _X_Fearful/potential for defensive aggression
11/07/2016 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
Jasper was brought in as a stray so his past behavior around other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Jasper is nervous when greeting female dogs and offers correction when play is solicited. With intact male dogs, Jasper immediately mounts them and begins to growl and requires handler interruption. The Behavior Department believes that it is in Jasper’s best interest that he is the only dog in the home. A thorough dog-dog interaction can be conducted with a potential adopter’s calm female dog, or possible neutered male, to assess Jasper’s comfort level. 11/7: Jasper initially is nervous with slow body movements. He is slightly sexually motivated but does not attempt to mount. When the helper dog solicits high energy play and moves quickly near Jasper, her offer a soft growl/bark correction and avoids further interaction. 11/9: When greeting a calm male dog, Jasper displays a soft body and a low wagging tail. After a brief greeting, Jasper begins to growl and mount the other male. He persists after handler interruptions and the session is ended.
11/06/2016 INITIAL PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 2 NC – MINOR CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
Scan negative Nervous, tolerate minimal handling Gwowling during exam Inatct male, 4 years old Cryptorchid lt ab dominal Moderate tartar and gingivitis Ears and eyes clear Slight matted coat on back No fleas and ticks Amb x 4 Barh
No RE-EXAM or CAGE-EXAM found
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