WINTER – A1103157
Safe - 2-17-2017 Staten Island
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WINTER – A1103157
**SAFER: EXPERIENCED HOME**
SPAYED FEMALE, TAN, MIN PINSCHER, 4 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, NO HOLD Reason STRAY
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 02/07/2017, From NY 10304, DueOut Date 02/10/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K17-087981.
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative BARH AMBx4 Friendly,allowed handling Female~4yrs Mild gingivitis Moderate tartar BCS:5.5/9, slightly overweight Long nails, clipped EENT:WNL Nosf
Unaltered female, Abandoned
Previously lived with: Adults/large male dog
Behavior toward dogs: Winter appeared to be respectful of other resident dog.
Other notes: Winter came out of kennel easily, allowed all handling and to be picked up.
Look: 2. Dog’s eyes are averted. Her body is trembling and a bit tense; her tail is low and not moving. She allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog stands still and accepts the touch, her eyes are averted, and her tail is in neutral position with relaxed body posture, mouth closed
Tag: 2. Dog is fearful but unresponsive when touched. Approaches the Assessor when the game ends.
Squeeze 1 / 2: 2. Dog pulls back paw a bit quickly.
Toy 1. No interest.
Dog – dog 2. Dog approaches helper dog with tail at spine level, body not stiff, ears relaxed, and lip neutral
Summary: Winter was unsure and uncomfortable upon entering SAFER assessment area, but leaned into assessor seeking comfort. She allowed all handling but remained trembling.
DOG-DOG INTERACTION ASSESSMENT:
Winter was found in a home with another large, male dog, a pit bull mix – they seemed to be living together. When off leash with Winter’s bunkmate, Winter was loose, wiggly, polite and often explored the yard together. Both dogs began to whine and cry when they were separated.
Winter was friendly and allowed all handling.
RECOMMENDATIONS: Experience (Suitable for an adopter with a previous amount of dog experience)
_X_Fearful: Winter was trembling throughout assessment, but allowed handling. She may benefit from a slow approach/slow introduction, as well as going home initially to a calm, quiet, structured environment so she can relax and know what to expect. We advise never forcing any interaction on Winter, force-free reward based training is advised when introducing or exposing her to new and unfamiliar situations.
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ICICLE - A1103156 **SAFER: EXPERIENCED HOME** MALE, BLACK / WHITE, PIT BULL MIX, 2 yrs STRAY - STRAY WAIT, NO…
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