SKIP – A1074749
Safe - 6-3-2016 Manhattan
SKIP – A1074749
***SAFER : AVERAGE HOME***
MALE, BLACK / GRAY, RAT TERRIER MIX, 5 yrs
STRAY – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/22/2016, From NY 10466, DueOut Date 05/25/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary BARH scan negative male intact mild tartar clean EENT clean coat NOSF
Skip pulls a bit on the leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Skip was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He took the toy away with a soft body language.Skip did not show any concern during the behavior assessment. The behavior department feels that he can go to an Average home.
Look: 2. Dog pulls out of Assessor’s hands each time without settling during three repetitions.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 2. Dog is not fearful, but is unresponsive to the Assessor, and approaches the Assessor at the end of the game (may need coaxing to approach.) He is focused on stimuli other than the Assessor.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1. Dog settles close, keeps a firm grip and is loose and wiggly. He does not place his body between you and the toy.
When off leash with other dogs, Skip is forward when greeting. He is persistently sexually motivated. He ignores play solicitation.
5/26 update: Skip engages in bouts of play with males and females, and then roams.
5/27 update: Skip engages briefly in play with a young female. He growls at a male through the gate then is tense and growls at the female he was interacting with.
5/28 update: Skip briefly sniffs the helper dog then spends his time exploring the yard. He greets a male in an adjacent pen appropriately.
5/29 update: Skip greets briefly, mostly roams. He is barrier reactive toward a particular male dog.
View all entries in: Safe Dogs 2016-06