CASH – A1074560
Safe - 6-5-2016 Brooklyn
CASH – A1074560
**SAFER: EXPERIENCED HOME**
MALE, BLK SMOKE / TAN, ALASKAN HUSKY / GERM SHEPHERD, 3 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NO ANSWER
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 05/21/2016, From NY 11226, DueOut Date 05/21/2016, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-058305.
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary Scanned negative BARH- did not tolerate handling well; very tense during the exam; when muzzle was applied he did aligator roll. He screamed and barked when we finally took the muzzle off. Intact male- testicles present Aprrox. 3yrs old Ears, eyes and nose- clean and clear Teeth- mild staining and tartar. Clean coat No parasites or fleas seen Ambx4 Nosf
RE – EXAM
VC: On log for v/d S/O: BAR, at front of kennel. APP ++. No vomit or diarrhea in kennel or noted on log today.
A: Resolving diarrhea
P: continue current treatment
Cash is a 1 year old, smoky black & tricolor, German shepherd & husky. Cash was gift to the owner when he just a puppy. Cash has been his loyal companion ever since. The owner has to surrender Cash due to his work schedule and having not time to care for him. Cash has no known illness.
Cash has been around children of various. He is friendly around children. He sniffs them and allows being petted. However is he nervous around stranger and may take sometimes for him to warm up. When stranger come over Cash tends to low growls and keeps away. Cash is affectionate and playful around family members. He has never been around cats. But he lived with a spayed Staffordshire. They lived in harmony and engage in play.
Cash allows all handling from familiar people. But around stranger he growls and sometime protective over his owner. Cash warms up to people after a few weeks and slowly allows petting. Cash has no bite history. Cash enjoys being bathed, allows his food bowl touched while eating and removing toys from his mouth. He is house trained and will wait till his walked outside. Cash was crate trained as a puppy but now he is well behaved when left alone to roam free. He is walked outside without a leash and become nervous walking on a leash. He prefers a harness.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
Cash is described as loyal, affectionate and playful. He enjoys being around family and greets them by the door. Knows how to fetch and enjoys playing for hours with his toy ball or rope toy. He lounges around the living room and sofa. He also knows the command sit, stay come, lay and give me paw. Cash can be a bit shy but slowly warms up to new people. After he has become familiar with new people he jumps up and gives kisses.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE
Cash during intake he sniffed his surroundings and slowly approached counselor. He avoid being petted and handling. However he allowed the owner to collar him and stood still for the photographed. He quickly allowed being scanned.
Cash previously lived with adults and has been around children of various ages. The owner stated Cash is friendly around children and allows to be petted, however is he nervous and shy around strangers and may growl, sometimes to proctect his owner but, does warm up to them after a while. The owner describes Cash as friendly, loyal affectionate and playful. It was reported by the owner Cash is house trained, crate trained and well behaved when home alone.
At intake it was reported Cash was shy and nervous, he allowed all handling with assistants from the owner. During SAFER Cash came into the assessment room calm and relaxed. He was friendly, social and affectionate towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. Cash was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment Cash was easy to handle when engaged with the item. Due to Cash being shy and nervous towards strangers, the behavior department feels he can be suitable for an experience adopter we recommend that introductions are done slowly.
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. He allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands. Dog holds gaze for three full seconds.
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: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Squeeze 2:1. Dog gently pulls back his paw.
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in Toy, dog smells, then turns away.
Dog-dog: According to Cash’s previous owner, Cash lived with a spayed Staffordshire. They lived in harmony and engaged in play. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Cash greets appropriately and wanders in the pen. He is tolerant of the greeter dog’s play solicitation.
According to Cash’s previous owner, Cash lived with a spayed Staffordshire. They lived in harmony and engaged in play. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, Cash greets appropriately and wanders in the pen. He is tolerant of the greeter dog’s play solicitation.
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