TOBY – A1101407
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TOBY – A1101407
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NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / BR BRINDLE, BEAGLE MIX, 1 yr
OWNER SUR – AVAILABLE, NO HOLD Reason PERS PROB
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 01/11/2017, From NY 10458, DueOut Date 01/11/2017
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Microchip: negative Sex: neutered male Age: reported 1y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: underbite, no staining If abnormal BCS: overweight, closer to 3.75 Skin: WNL Hair Coat: WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: allowed all handling, friendly and curious Medication: N/A, preventatives given
Toby is an approximately 1 y male Beagle mix. He is being surrendered because of personal problem. He bought Toby from a pet store and has never taken to him a vet.
Around strangers, Toby is friendly around new people. He has lived a household with children between the ages of 1 year old to 18 years old, he is relaxed and playful with them and other adults in the home. He has not lived with other dog’s so the owner has no idea how he would behave around them. The owner has never had cats so the owner does not know how Toby is around them. The owner states that Toby has never bite another person or animal before.
Toby is not bothered when you take his food bowl, treat, or toy away, by thunder storms or fireworks. When an unfamiliar person approaches the home or a family member he approaches them in a friendly. Toby does not mind being bathed but has never had his nails trimmed.
For a new family to know
The owner describes Toby as playful, affectionate and friendly with a medium activity level. Toby’s favorite activity is to play fetch with the owner. Around the house, he follows everyone around and prefers to be in the same room as the rest of the family. He has toys and loves to play with Balls and rope toys. He sleeps mostly indoors with on a dog bed on the floor of the bedroom room. Toby was being fed pedigree brand dry dog food 3 to 4 times a day. Toby is house trained, and goes to the bathroom on grass outside the house does go to the bathroom inside the house at times if not walked. When left alone Cash does get very anxious and can howl for a while. Toby also knows the commands for “sit” “come” “down” and “stay”. For exercise Toby is to walks outside twice a day.
Behavior during the intake
During the intake, Toby was relaxed with soft body. Toby allowed to be scanned (negative), photographed, collar and placed the dog in the kennel.
Unaltered, Owner Surrender
Previously lived with: Adults, children ages one to eighteen.
Behavior toward children: Relaxed and playful
Behavior toward dogs: Unknown
Behavior toward cats: Unknown
FG/RG: None reported
Bite history: None reported
Housetrained: Yes but will have accidents if not walked regularly
Energy level/descriptors: Previous owner described Toby as playful, affectionate and friendly with a medium activity level
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. His body posture is a bit tense; his tail is low and not moving. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 2. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, his eyes are averted, body tense, mouth closed.
Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends. Dog is crouching.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest, dog sniffs toy.
Summary: Toby appeared a bit fearful during his assessment but he allowed all handling. He would benefit from a slow approach and slow introduction.
During his initial medical exam Toby appeared friendly and allowed all handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Average (Suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
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