LYCAN – A1119943
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LYCAN – A1119943
*** RETURNED 08/26/17, SAFER: EXPERIENCED/NO CHILDREN ***
MALE, WHITE / GRAY, ALASK MALAMUTE MIX, 8 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 08/26/2017, From NY 11423, DueOut Date 08/26/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Estimated age: 8 years Microchip noted on Intake? n History : ownered surrendered Subjective: patient seemed to be comfortable during exam however during inj and blood draw, patient reacted. Observed Behavior – allowed all handling P = 124 R = 34 BCS 6/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: wnl PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G: both testicles palpable MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Rectal: not performed Assessment – intact male Plan – nueter Prognosis: good SURGERY: Okay for surgery
PROFILE: 08/26/17 10:29
Lycan A1119943 is an 8yrs large dog. Lycan was surrendered due to no time. Lycan was initially adopted from a kennel out of state. He has never suffered any health issues or injuries. His last visit to the vet was 4 years ago for a round of shots.
Around strangers lycan is exciting and active. Lycan will greet anyone that’s around him. Lycan has no experience with any dogs or cats. Lycan has spent time around children of all ages. He playful and affectionate with children.
Lycan has not bitten anyone or animal within the past 10 days. Lycan has bitten his owner during play time this past march. Lycan and his owner were playing face to face on the floor. The owner grabbed the bottom of his neck and Lycan bite the owner’s neck/chin area for a slight moment. Once lycan bite down he instantly let go and ran away. Lycan has never bitten or shown concerning behavior prior or after that incident. Lycan isn’t bothered by the following: having his food bowl touched/or taken away, having items removed from his mouth , loud sounds or sudden movements, being brushed or groomed. Lycan is fully housed trained to use wee wee pads in the home with limited experience of the outdoors.
For a new family to know
Lycan is described as friendly, affectionate and playful. Lycan has a medium -high activity level inside the home. Lycan was fed dry food mix with humane gravy for flavor. He enjoy all toys however his favorite are tennis balls. Lycan will enjoy any treat.
lycan was alert but relaxed. Allowed all handling. Scanned negative.
KNOWN HISTORY: Full profile
Unaltered male, owner surrender
Previously lived with: Adults, has spent time around children.
Behavior toward strangers: Friendly
Behavior toward children: Playful
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
Resource guarding: None reported
Bite history: Yes
Energy level/descriptors: Lycan is described as friendly, affectionate and playful. Lycan has a medium -high activity level inside the home.
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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Toy 1: No interest.
Summary: Lycan was friendly and social towards the assessor, he allowed all handling. Lycan showed no behavior concerns during the handling assessment.
When off leash at the Care Center, Lycan is sexually motivated with a group of female dogs. He responds to handler interruptions and explores the pen. His body stiffens and he displays chin overs, when introduced to a neuter male. Lycan’s previous guardian reported that he has never been around other dogs. The Behavior Department recommends that Lycan be placed in a home with resident female dogs that are tolerant of his sexually motivated behavior.
Lycan was alert but relaxed. Allowed all handling. Scanned negative.
During the initial examination Lycan allowed handling.
His previous owner describes Lycan as an energetic/friendly/ affectionate dog.
Lycan displayed medium energy and movement throughout assessment.
Lycan will need daily mental and physical activity to keep him engaged and exercised.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (suitable for an adopter with some previous dog experience, especially with the (behaviors outlined below).
_X_ No children (under 13)- Due to Lycan’s bite history, we recommend a home without children. He has shown restraint in the care center and has not demonstrated any warnings of aggression, but Lycan has shown a willingness to bite, when engaged in rough play.
_X_ Recommend no dog parks- Due to the Behaviors Lycan displayed when introduced to male dogs (See GROUP BEHAVIOR) Bane should not visit dog parks. The Behavior Department recommends that he be socialized in a more controlled setting.
_X Bite history/risk of future aggression- This past March Lycan and his owner were playing face to face on the floor; when the owner roughly grasped Lycan by the neck. Lycan bite the owner’s neck/chin area quickly released and ran away. Due to noted behaviors in the home. The behavior department feels Lycan should be placed in an Adult-only home at this time.
When off leash at the Care Center, Lycan is sexually motivated with a group of female dogs. He responds to handler interruptions and explores the pen. His body stiffens and he displays chin overs, when introduced to a neuter male. Lycan’s previous guardian reported that he has never been around other dogs. The Behavior Department recommends that Lycan be placed in a home with resident femakle dogs that are tolerant of his sexually motivated behavior.
8/27: Lycan greets the novel female with a tense body and exchanges genital sniffs. He becomes sexually motivated but does not attempt to mount and responds to interruptions by handlers. Lycan spends most of the rest of his session exploring the yard and occasionally checks in with the other dog.
8/28: Lycan appears uncomfortable while interacting with a neutered male dog today. His posture is tense and stiff, he displays several chin overs but never attempts a mount. remainder of the session.
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