MAX – A1086927
Safe - 8-31-2016 Manhattan
MAX – A1086927
***SAFER : NEW HOPE RESCUE ONLY***
MALE, BLACK / WHITE, TIBETAN TERR MIX, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – RESCUEONLY, NO HOLD Reason COST
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 08/23/2016, From NY 10462, DueOut Date 08/23/2016
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Scan negative BARH AMBX4 Age 3 yrs Matted, not groomed Tense and nervous Slight dental tartar Earmite and flea comb negative
Max is friendly around strangers. Max has never lived with any children but the owner stated that he is very good with children. Max plays gentle with children and adults. He has lived with a cat and he got along very well with the cat. Max has never bitten anyone.
Max allows you to take away his food bowl, water bowl, or toy away. Max struggles when you try to bathe him. If an unfamiliar approaches the doorway, he barks. Max is not bothered if you awaken him, or push him off of furniture.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
Max is best described as friendly affectionate and playful. He has a high activity level. When home, he follows you around. He loves to play with balls. Max listens to the command sit, stay and come here. Max has been kept mostly indoors. He is fed Pedigree dry food. Max is very house trained. He prefers to go on grass. When left alone in the yard, he is well behaved. for exercise, he is left to run loose in the backyard.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Max allowed all handling, collaring and photos.
Max walks calmly on leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Max followed the assessor at the end of the leash with a calm and relaxed body language when playing tag. He became stiff and uncomfortable during paw handling raising his lips toward the assessor hand. The behavior team decided to use the flank squeeze. Max raised his lips and turned quickly toward the hand. During the resources Max was not interest in toys.
Max was surrender to us. According to his previous owner Max is friendly around strangers. Max has never lived with any children but the owner stated that he is very good with children. Max plays gentle with children and adults. He has lived with a cat and he got along very well with the cat. Max allows you to take away his food bowl, water bowl, and toy away. The behavior department feels that he would do best if placed with a New Hope partner who can follow up on this behavior in a more stable environment and can provide any necessary behavior modification before placement into a permanent home.
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft, ears back, low tail, mouth open.
Squeeze 1: 4. Dog raised his lips
Flank squeeze 1: 4. Dog closes mouth, begins to purse lips and turned quickly toward the hand.
Toy: 1. No interest.
Dog to dog: 2. Dog does not approach help dog.
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