CANDY – A1074280
Safe - 6-1-2016 Brooklyn
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CANDY – A1074280
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
FEMALE, TAN / WHITE, AMERICAN STAFF MIX, 8 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NEW BABY
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/19/2016, From NY 11366, DueOut Date 05/19/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary Scan negative F; 8 mo; 49.2 lb Very active and energetic; seeks attention; easily allows all handling; playful EEN clear Skin and coat clear BARH
Candy is an 8 month old dog that was surrender due to an expecting baby. Client stated that the animal was given to him from his brother who’s in the military. Candy has never been to the vet or suffered any injuries or health issues.
Candy has never been around any cats. Candy is however very good with children and stranger. When candy interacts with people he is calm and relaxed. Candy has lived in a home with another dog. Candy usually stayed away from the dog.
Candy has no pervious bite history with anyone or animal. Candy usually sleep most of the day and is fully house -trained.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
Candy is a sweet dog, that loves to sleep. Candy eats both wet and dry foods. Candy has a medium /low activity level inside the home. Candy likes to chew on socks. Candy isn’t reactive towards loud sounds outside.
Candy previously lived with 2 adults and has been around children. The owner stated Candy is friendly and very good with children and adults; she also lived with another dog and usually stays away from the dog. The owner mentioned Candy is house trained with a medium activity.
At intake it was reported Candy was quiet and allowed all handling. During SAFER Candy came into the assessment room calm and relaxed, she was friendly and playful towards the assessor. She allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Candy joins the game during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Candy was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Candy appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels she can be suitable for an “Average” adopter.
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, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog assumes play position and joins the game. Or dog indicates play with huffing, soft ‘popping’ of the body, etc. Dog jumps on Assessor once play begins.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back her paw.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Her eyes are averted and her ears are relaxed.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog smells, then turns away.
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