KINGSLEY – 17368
Safe - 1-2-2018 Staten Island
KINGSLEY – 17368
Care Center Location: Staten Island, ZIP Code From: 10304, Intake Date: 12/31/17
Intake Type: Owner surrender, Medical Behavior: Blue, Age: 5 years, Sex: Neutered Male, Weight: 52 lbs
LVT intake; Barh; Scan positive; Neutered male ~ 6 years old; Ambx4 ; EENT: wnl; Nervous , body tense , but allowed to handle; Teeth tartar and dental disease. NOSF
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Kingsley is a 5 year old neutered Large Breed Mix dog that has no past or current medical issues that the previous owner is aware of. Previous owner has had Kingsley for about a year & a half but can longer have him due to the owner being deployed and the place where is wife will be staying does not allow large breed dogs.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child
How is this dog around strangers? Kingsley is cautious at first and then will warm up and be friendly and outgoing.
How is this dog around children? Kingsley is respectful and relax and plays in a gentle manner.
How is this dog around other dogs? Kingsley has never lived with any other dog and he has never interacted with other dogs. On relief walks, previous owner stated that Kingsley seems to get over excited seeing other dogs.
How is this dog around cats? Kingsley has never been exposed to cats so behavior around them is unknown.
Resource guarding: Previous owner reported that they had moved from Arizona to New York with Kingsley and that since the move Kingsley occasionally guards his food bowl. Kingsley would growl and snarl if his food bowl is touch while eating. Previous owner stated that kitchen is relatively smaller than the one the Kingsley was accustomed to.
Bite history: None
Energy level/descriptors: Medium
Kingsley isnâ€™t bothered by having baths or having his coat brushed. Previous owner would take him to groomer to have his nails trimmed.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues: No
For a New Family to Know
When in the home, Kingsley is the type to follow you around seeking attention. Kingsley likes ball & rope toys and he likes to play tug. Kingsley was kept mostly indoors and was fed Rachael Ray dry dog food. According to previous owner, Kingsley is house-trained and would rarely have any accidents. Kingsley usually goes to the bathroom on the grass or on the cement sidewalk. On the leash, Kingsley pulls hard and he would not be let off the leash.
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