ASH – A1078503
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ASH – A1078503
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
NEUTERED MALE, WHITE / BLACK, DALMATIAN / LABRADOR RETR, 12 yrs
STRAY – STRAY WAIT, HOLD RELEASED Reason STRAY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 06/22/2016, From NY 11414, DueOut Date06/25/2016,
MEDICAL: Scanned positive- 985112000266115; BARH- tolerated all handling; nervous and jumpy.; Neutered male; Approx 12 yrs old; Eyes- cloudy pupils; nuclear scerlosis vs cataracts; Ear-mild debris; Nose- clean and clear; Teeth-Moderate tartar and staining; Lipoma like mass palpated on left inner hind leg and abdomen.; No parasites or fleas seen; AMbx4; NOSf
Finder stated that she has 5 other dogs in her home and that Ash got along with them well. He never tried to bite any of her dogs. He does pull hard on the leash. Finder stated that Ash barked and then tried to lunge after a stray cat by her house.
Behavior during intake: Ash was relaxed and giving kisses to me when I approached him. I was able to scan for a m/c, collar and take his picture without any issues. Ash might possibly be rope reactive as he got very agitated and tried to bite on the rope. He became very mouthy with me as well.
SAFER; AVERAGE HOME
Ash pulls a bit on the leash. He was sociable toward the handler during the assessment – soft body. He was calm and relaxed during handling. Ash was distracted, focused on objects in the room rather than the handler during the tag test. He shows minimal interest with toys.
Ash 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 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 likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
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 does not respond at all for three seconds.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest. Dog may smell or lick toy, then turn away.
When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Ash greets the other dog, displaying soft body language, and wanders in the pen.
According to Ash’s finder, Ash got along with her five other dogs. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Ash displays soft body language as he wanders in a calm group of males and females. The Behavior Department recommends that Ash be placed in a home with dogs that match his calm energy level.
6/23: Ash greets the other dog, displaying soft body language, and wanders in the pen.
6/24-6/25: Ash displays soft body language as he wanders in a group of calm male and female dogs.
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