VINCENT – A1093621
Safe - 10-24-2016 Brooklyn
VINCENT – A1093621
***SAFER : EXPERIENCED HOME / NO YOUNG CHILDREN***
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK, PUG MIX, 5 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD FOR EVENT Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 10/16/2016, From NY 11371, DueOut Date10/19/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scanned negative BARH – wiggly, appreciates attention, allows all handling M~ 5 years Ears dirty – cleaned, no parasites found Eyes, nose, throat clear Teeth stained, tarter – canines skewed in all directions; tongue protrudes slightly Coat dirty – no flea dirt or parasites noted Ambx4 Nails short NOSF
Vincent is a male black pug with no known medical conditions. Vincent was found wandering loose and allowed finder to pick him up. Vincent was described as rambunctious and friendly. He allowed to be bathed with no problem. Vincent was introduced to a cat and dog briefly and was friendly towards them. During intake Vincent was curious. He explored the lobby and came right up to counselor. He allowed to be scanned and collared with a loose body. Vincent also allowed to be picked up. While in kennel he began to bark and tried to nip at counselor’s hand.
KNOWN HISTORY: N/A
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 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 open closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1/2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy 1: 4. Dog freezes and/or growls.
Summary: Vincent may require behavior modification to address any potential possessive behavior.
Vincent was brought in as a stray so his past behavior around other dogs is unknown. When off leash at the Care Center, Vincent greets other small male and female dogs but mostly just keeps to himself.
During his initial medical examination, Vincent readily allowed all handling without issue.
_X_No children (under 13)(See potential challenges)
_X_Resource Guarding (We cannot be certain whether any guarding or possessive behavior may appear in a home environment, but we recommend adopters comfortable with safe management and modification of guarding behavior in case it does.)
Vincent was brought in as a stray so his past behavior around other dogs is unknown.
10/17-10/19: When off leash at the Care Center, Vincent greets other small male and female dogs but mostly just keeps to himself.
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