NOMAD – 14998
Safe - 12-16-2017 Manhattan
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NOMAD – 14998
Sex: Neutered Male
Is Vaccinated: Yes
Primary Color: White
Secondary Color: None
Weight: 58.25 lbs.
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: How do you spell non-stop love and fun fun fun? N-O-M-A-D! They say laughter is the best medicine and nothing cures the blues like Nomad, it’s impossible to feel anything but joy with this little dynamo climbing up, down, and all around as he smothers every available inch of your face with kisses. Arriving at our door with his gentle twin sister Sahara (14999), it’s no surprise that Nomad loves other dogs and thrives in their company but he’s just as grateful to spend time with us humans and not shy about showing it either! Whether your pleasure is stand-up hugs, lap snuggles or wrestling-on-the-ground cuddles and kisses, Nomad is ready to deliver the good stuff any time and always with the sunniest of smiles. He walks nicely on leash and seems quite house trained but it’s his ‘sit’ that really stands out and does credit to the training of his former owner. Nomad is an endlessly energetic guy who almost never stops moving but he only has to be asked once and down goes that butt to wait for his treat reward–he nails it every time! We’re all mad about Nomad here at the Care Center and his happy-go-lucky energy is so contagious that I guarantee you’ll come down with a case of the giggles the moment you meet him. Adopt Nomad today and welcome love, laughter and happy doggy kisses home for the holidays!
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Nomad is a male white large breed dog that is estimated to be 8 years old. He was bred at home and lived with his previous owner for the last 8 years until they moved into a location that did not allow pets.
Previously lived with: 2 Adults, 1 Adult Dog
How is this dog around strangers? Nomad is friendly and outgoing with strangers at home and ones that approach him on the street.
How is this dog around children? Nomad was not around children in his previous home.
How is this dog around other dogs? Nomad lived with another dog that was a siblings for the last 8 years and was very attached they would always play and lay around.
How is this dog around cats? Nomad was not around cats in his previous home.
Resource guarding: Nomad is not bothered by people going near his food or toys.
Bite history: Nomad has no history of of having bitten another person or animal.
My medical notes are…
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 3-Dec-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 stands still and accepts the touch, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 2. Dog gently places open mouth over the Assessor’s hand without applying pressure.
Paw squeeze 2: 2. Dog quickly pull back.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Nomad approached the assessor in the assessment room with a soft body. He was social throughout the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors
PLAY GROUP :
12/1: When introduced off leash to female dogs, Nomad is soft and social and engages in brief bouts of play.
12/2: Nomad engages in running play with female dogs. He attempts to mount briefly, then wanders the pen.
12/3: Nomad engages in brief play with other dogs, at times mounting when not engaged in play.
Date of intake: 30-Nov-2017
Summary: Nomad had a loose body and allowed handling.
Date of initial: 30-Nov-2017
Summary: Nomad had a wagging tail and allowed handling.
ENERGY LEVEL: Nomad’s previous owner described him as having a high level of activity. We recommend long-lasting chews, food puzzles, and hide-and-seek games, in additional to physical exercise, to positively direct his energy and enthusiasm.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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