KANE – A1113623
Safe - 6-6-2017 Brooklyn
My name is KANE. My Animal ID # is A1113623.
I am a neutered male white germ shepherd and golden retr mix. The shelter thinks I am about 1 YEAR 5 MONTHS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 05/30/2017 from NY 11420, owner surrender reason stated was BITEPEOPLE.
06/05/2017 AT RISK MEMO
Kane A1113623 is at risk for New Hope Only behavior; Kane has a previous bite history in addition to resource guarding concerns.
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
06/02/2017 Exam Type PRE/POST S/N – Medical Rating is 1 – NORMAL , Behavior Rating is NH ONLY, Weight 64.2 LBS.
Pre-surgical exam, anesthesia, and surgery performed by ASPCA. Green linear tattoo placed on ventral abdomen.
05/30/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
05/30/17 11:50 BASIC INFORMATION: Kane is a 16 month old, white, male German Shepherd/Golden Retriever mix. Kane was adopted 16 months ago and has no known health issues. Kane was last seen by a Vet less than 6 months ago and has no known health issues. Kane was surrendered to ACC due to behavior issues. SOCIALIZATION: Kane is friendly and outgoing around strangers and adults in the home. Kane has not been exposed to children and plays somewhat rough with the adults in the home. Kane has not resided with other animals but when exposed to dogs, he is relaxed and playful. Kane is gentle towards other dogs and has never been exposed to cats. Kane has bitten a family relative over 2 weeks ago and has not bitten anyone since this incident. BEHAVIOR: Kane is territorial over his dog house and his food when it is placed near the dog house. Owner stated when a family member walks towards the yard and get too close to the dog house Kane will run and start to growl, bare teeth and bark. Kane bit on one occasion when the owner attempted to open the garage door and walked past the area where Kane was eating. Owner stated Kane only reacts aggressively when someone is near the dog house or his food but allows the owner to take a toy away. Kane listens to the owner when they tell him to come off furniture; he allows grooming & brushing of his coat. FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW: Kane is best described as a friendly, affectionate & playful dog. His activity level is high and he loves to run and play. When the owner comes home, Kane will follow the owner around and plays fetch & tug. Kane has been kept both in and outdoors. Kane mostly sleeps in his dog house in the yard area. He enjoys eating dry food from brand Pedigree. Kane’s favorite treats are milk bones. Kane is house trained and prefers to go potty on cement. When Kane is left Alone in the home or yard he is well behaved. Kane responds to commands sit, down & paw. He enjoys going for brisk walks and does not pull. When owner has had Kane off leash, he has stayed by the owners side. BEHAVIOR UPON INTAKE: Upon intake Kane displayed a loose body, wagging tail and an open mouth. Kane scanned negative and allowed all handling.
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06/01/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – NH ONLY
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile 5/30/17 Unaltered male, Owner surrender (lived in previous home for 1 ½ months) Previously lived with: Adults Behavior toward strangers: Friendly, outgoing Behavior toward children: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Relaxed, playful Behavior toward cats: Unknown Resource guarding: Kane is reported to guard his dog house and his food when it is placed near the dog house. Kane charges, growls, bares teeth, and barks when his family approaches the dog house. He has bitten once over his food dish. Bite history: Yes, Kane bit his owner when the owner walked past him while Kane was eating. Kane barked, rushed forward, and bit him on the left forearm, leaving four shallow puncture wounds. Housetrained: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Kane is described as friendly, affectionate and playful, with a high activity level. Other notes: SAFER ASSESSMENT: 6/1/17 Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted, with tail wagging and ears back. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, and his tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is closed for at least a portion of the assessment item. Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft. Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw. Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed. Toy 1: 1. Dog settles down close to chew, will relinquish toy to you. Summary: Kane was friendly and social towards the assessor. He was mouthy throughout the assessment. Though there was no pressure applied, Kane does use his mouth quite often during play, and when you have something he wants, he may nip at your hand. PLAYGROUP: According to Kane’s previous guardian, when exposed to dogs, Kane is relaxed and playful. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Kane displays soft body language when greeting novel female dogs. He solicits gentle play but mounts the female when play is not reciprocated. He responds well to handler interruptions and a warning bark from the female dog and then explores the pen. INTAKE BEHAVIOR 5/30/17 Upon intake Kane displayed a loose body, wagging tail and an open mouth. Kane scanned negative and allowed all handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: His previous owner describes Kane as an energetic dog. Kane displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment. Kane will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised. RECOMMENDATIONS: New Hope Only _X_Place with a New Hope partner – Due to all noted concerns displayed in a home environment, the behavior department recommends Kane’s be placed with a New Hope placement partner who is able to provide an experienced adult-only home. A period of decompression is recommended to allow Kane to acclimate comfortably to his new environment; force-free, reward based training only is advised when introducing Kane to new and unfamiliar situations. Consultation with a professional trainer/behaviorist is highly recommended for guidance to safely manage/modify any behavior Kane presents with outside of the care centers. Potential challenges: _X_Resource guarding – Kane’s previous owner notes that he may growl when his food bowl/dog house is approached. We recommend that Kane be left alone while eating, and that food guarding behavior modification steps (available at ASPCApro.org) be utilized if this behavior is problematic in his future home. Nothing should ever be taken directly out of Kane’s mouth, and any time something is removed he should be rewarded with a high value treat or toy. He should be taught the “drop” cue and trade-up games. _X_Mouthiness/Poor bite inhibition – While he applies only light pressure, Kane was mouthy throughout the assessment and is quick to put his teeth on skin. This is likely an attention-seeking behavior, but it should be replaced with an alternative behavior as it can frighten people. We recommend never playing with bare hands – always with a toy – and ending play or attention whenever Kane puts teeth on skin. He should be rewarded with attention and treats when he stops and/or when he is seeking attention in alternate ways. _X_Bite history/risk of future aggression- Owner stated when family walks to the yard/dog house Kane will run and start to growl, bare teeth and bark. Kane bit on one occasion when the owner attempted to open the garage door and walked past Kane while eating. Owner stated Kane only reacts aggressively when someone is near the dog house/food but allows the owner to take a toy away.
06/01/2017 GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
Exam Type GROUP BEHAVIOR
According to Kane’s previous guardian, when exposed to dogs, Kane is relaxed and playful. 6/1: When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Kane displays soft body language when greeting novel female dogs. He solicits gentle play but mounts the female when play is not reciprocated. He responds well to handler interruptions and a warning bark from the female dog and then explores the pen.
05/31/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 1 – NORMAL , behavior rating was NONE
05/31/17 DVM Intake Exam Estimated age: 1 yr Microchip noted on Intake? Yes #900032002279863 History : Brought in by owner, no medical concerns noted. Subjective: Observed Behavior – Very social and friendly, wants to play. Knows the command “sit.” Allowed all handling. Evidence of Cruelty seen – No. Evidence of Trauma seen – No. Objective: BARH. mm=pink, moist, CRT<2 s. HR=100, RR=pant, CRT<2 s. BCS=4/9. ORAL: All adult teeth erputed, excellent dental condition. EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted. PLN: No enlargements noted. H/L: NSR, NMA. Lungs clear, eupneic. ABD: Non painful, no masses/organomegaly palpated. U/G: Intact male, both testicles palpable. MSI: Ambulatory x 4, no lameness. Full, dense haircoat, shedding heavily. No fleas or skin lesions. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. A: Apparently healthy young adult dog. P: OK for neuter surgery. Excellent prognosis.
06/01/2017 CAGE EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 1 – NORMAL ,
06/01/17 Pre-surgical exam S/O: BARH. Attention seeking. Eating well EENT: Eyes clear, no ocular or nasal discharge HL: No coughing A: Apparently healthy P: Based on chart review and no current signs of CIRDC, OK for sx tomorrow.
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