JAX – 12169
Safe - 11-20-2017 Manhattan
JAX – 12169
Intake Date: 11/9/17 Intake Type: Stray
Medical Behavior: Blue Sex: Male Age: 1 year
Weight: 52.4 lbs
DVM Intake Exam : Estimated age: +/1 1-1.5 years Microchip noted on Intake? no History : Presented as stray, contact of potential owner unrewarding Subjective: BAR Hydr wnl
Observed Behavior – reportedly growled at male staff member, muzzled during exam Evidence of Cruelty seen – none observed Evidence of Trauma seen – none observed Objective T = 101.2 P = 132 R = wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam: PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: MI, mild scrotal linear erythema/dermatitis MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat- mild odor of skunk from coat CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: scrotal dermatitis r/o trauma, other Prognosis:good Plan: Amoxi 500 mg po bid x 7 days SURGERY: Okay for surgery
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: I love Jax, young and beautiful, a milk chocolate rabbit with golden eyes and a most serious face. He cocks his lovely head so nicely with sounds and poses for photos like a fashion model. Jax was a little nervous when I met him(he had just arrived at the care center) but then relaxed, may be time and playgroups with his peers helping… Yep, he is great with his doggy friends, males and females, playing exuberantly in the yard. He is a very good walker, likes to explore a lot, does not mark his territory and is absolutely not prey driven. There were so many squirrels in the park gathering the last nuts…No issue with bikes, scooters and crowds of kids or people. Jax loves treats and will sit for them. He is to be watched as he would not mind sampling some left over food on the ground… He likes caresses and hugs.. Well, he might be one year of age but he is really still a baby in need of love and comfort. I like the way he licks my hand through his kennel door. Jax is really statuesque, so well made, so gorgeous in his perfect coat and so solemn….I know this young man will make an awesome friend with whom to build unforgettable memories. Come and meet Jax soon at the Manhattan Care Center.
Another volunteer writes: It’s quite impossible to miss this handsome fellow in his kennel. First of all because he’s so darn good looking, and second of all because he’s bouncing a bit saying, hey you with the leash, I’m over here! Boy am I glad I heard him. He’s awesome! Fun, friendly, tail waggy, and up on the bench to give me kisses he’s a super great dog to hang out with. Playing some tug, doing some bunny hops as he hopped over to greet staff, and then getting the zoomies, he does it all in such an unassuming way you can’t help but fall in love. He’s had the same effect on other dogs, enjoying his playtime in group with both males and females. His coat is clean and healthy looking, his eyes deep and mesmerizing, and it’s almost like he’s hypnotizing me…..look into my eyes….you will fall in love with me….. How could I not – and I guarantee he’ll have the same effect on you. Come meet him today.
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
My medical notes are…
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 10-Nov-2017
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. Allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog might jump on Assessor once play begins.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog gently places open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure.
Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. Dog does not place his/her body between you and the toy.
Summary: Jax displayed no behavior concerns during his handling assessment.
PLAY GROUP : Social: These dogs truly enjoy the company of other dogs. They generally get along with all other dogs and can tolerate even very rude or inappropriate behavior.
Jax has displayed social, playful behavior with other dogs in the care center. History around dogs is unknown due to arriving as a stray. The behavior department feels that based on observation made in our care, Jax would be compatible with other dogs who are playful and social.
11/10: When introduced off leash to a female greeter dog, Jax is initially cautious, then engages in bouncy play.
11/11: Jax is social and playful with other dogs.
11/12-13: Jax is social and playful with male and female dogs.
Date of intake: 9-Nov-2017
Summary: During intake, Jax was loose and wiggly, allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: We have no history on Jax so we cannot be certain of his behavior in a home environment. In the care center, Jax is social and exhibits typical puppy enthusiasm. He will benefit from daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. We recommend daily walks, runs, exercise, and play, as well as long lasting chews such as kongs and nylabones.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
Potential challenges: Basic manners/poor impulse control
Potential challenges comments: Jax displays typical puppy behavior, playful, social, bouncy, and exuberant. It is recommended that default behaviors such as “Leave it”, “Sit/Stay”, “Down” are reinforced to substitute any frustration and teach him to control her impulses instead of simply reacting. Force-free, reward based training only is recommended.
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