DIESEL – 25916
Safe -5-29-2018 Manhattan
DIESEL – 25916
Intake Date : 4/22/18 Intake Type: Owner surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue Age: 4 years Sex: Male
Weight: 94 lbs.
LVT Intake : Intact male Scan negative for a microchip Inserted during the initial OU=clear Nose= No discharge AU=clear Teeth are stained Coat is clean Dewormed with Pyrantel Flea Treatment= Para Defense As of now no signs of CIRC As of now no V/S/C/D
A Little Bit About Me…
A volunteer writes: Easy peasy Diesel is a debonair pooch so enjoyable to spend time with. Everything in him evokes spring and summer, lazy days on the beach, fun activities and cuddly times on a sofa while reading a book. I love his coloring, flame and white wrapping a slightly chunky body, his enticing eyes and his almost always present smile and wagging tail. Diesel so enjoys company, loves treats (he does sit for them) and is quite a pro at standing hugs. He is never pushy. He is a very good walker, likely house trained as indicated by his former owner and civil to other dogs met in the street or the park. Diesel was living happily with a young child, was welcoming of strangers and mingled nicely with female peers. Diesel is the perfect fuel that will put your days in happy motion and brighten your life with his friendly, engaging and loving ways. Come and meet this gentle giant , your new forever best friend, at the Manhattan Care Center
Let’s get to know each other a bit more…
Basic Information: Diesel is a 4 year old male brown and white large mixed breed dog. He lived with his previous owner for 3 and a half years. He was surrendered when there was a new addition to his family.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child.
How is this dog around strangers? Diesel is friendly and gentle around strangers.
How is this dog around children? Diesel previously lived with an 8 year old. Diesel plays very gently with the child and makes sure to never jump up on him.
How is this dog around other dogs? Diesel has been around other female pitbulls. He was relaxed and playful around them.
How is this dog around cats? Diesel has never been around cats.
Resource guarding: Diesel isn’t bothered when his food, treats, or toys are taken away from him.
Bite history: Diesel has never bitten a person or an animal.
Energy level/descriptors: Medium energy level, playful, friendly, affectionate
Other Notes: Diesel isn’t bothered when hes pushed off of furniture, but will sometimes put weight on whoever is pushing him. He is friendly when hes held or restrained or bathed. He isn’t bothered if hes disturbed while sleeping. He is friendly when hes being brushed but begins to squirm. He isn’t bothered if his paws are touched or if a stranger approaches the house. If a stranger approaches his family and he thinks they are a threat he stares at them with his ears pulled back but has never growled, snapped or bit.
Medical Notes : Diesel gets small pimple like blisters and sheds a lot in the summer.
For a New Family to Know : Diesel has been kept as a mostly indoors dog. He likes to follow his owner around the house, but sometimes stays in his favorite spot. He doesn’t play with toys but likes to run. He pulls very hard on his leash, but will immediately stop if his name is called. When off the leash, he stays by his owners side until he says “go ahead.” When Diesel is running free, he always runs back if he hears his name is called. He also knows the cue for “stop, sit, come,” He sleeps under his owners bed. He eats both wet and dry dog food twice a day. He likes snacking on bacon bits, chicken, and beef. He’s house trained, and goes to the bathroom on the grass. He sometimes goes into the garbage when left alone, but its rare. He was previously crate trained.
Behavior Notes: Upon intake, Diesel walked up to me with a loose body and soft eyes. His tail was slowly wagging and he was panting. He put his face in my hands when I held them out. He allowed me to collar him and tried to jump on me when
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 23-Apr-2018
Look: 1. Dog holds gaze with soft eyes, soft body. 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, eyes are averted, and tail is in neutral position with a relaxed body posture. Dog’s mouth is likely closed for at least a portion of the assessment item.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog gently pulls back his/her paw.
Flank squeeze 1: Item not conducted
Flank squeeze 2: Item not conducted
Toy: 1. Minimal interest in toy, dog may smell or lick, then turns away.
Summary: Diesel approached the assessor with a soft body. He was social throughout the assessment, allowed all handling, and displayed no concerning behaviors.
PLAY GROUP :
4/23: When introduced off leash to the female greeter dog, Diesel follows and continuously sniffs. He at times becomes distracted
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