FRANK – A1123560
Safe - 8-30-2017 Brooklyn
FRANK – A1123560
MALE, BROWN, DACHSHUND MIX, 11 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason ALLERGIES
Intake condition GERIATRIC Intake Date 08/28/2017, From NY 11435, DueOut Date 08/28/2017,
Medical Behavior Evaluation No Initial Behavior
Medical Summary No Initial Exam
Owner stated that Frank will growl at anyone who comes near his food bowl but never tries to snap or bite if you touch the bowl. Frank also will growl when having his toys and bones take away but owner stated that he thinks your trying to play with him and will tug them back. Counselor touched franks food bowl while he was eating at QAc and he did not growl.
Frank is an 11 year old male small breed mix with bno known medical conditions. Owner has had frank for 3 years and is surrendering because of allergies in the home.
Frank has lived with a child the age of 1 in the previous owners home and has lived iwht and been socialized with children of all ages through his life. Around children Frank is relaxed and playful. Frank plays gently with both children and adults. Frank has lived with another dog and was playful with him. Frank loves playing with dogs and plays gently. Frank has not lived with cats. Around strangers Frank will bark but warm up to them quickly after smelling them. Frank does not have a bite history.
During storms and fireworks Frank is calm. Frank will growl if anyone touches his food bowl while eating but never attempts to snap or bite and will let you take it away. Frank also will growl when taking toys and bones away because he thinks you are playing and he will try to play tug with you. Frank isnt bothered when being pushed off furniture or being held and restrained. Frank is afraid of getting bathes and being brushed and will struggle to get away. Previous owners did not attempt to trim his nails. When someone unfamiliar approaches the house Frank will bark.
For the new family to know
Frank was described as playful independent and loving with a high activity level. Someone thing unique that Frank does is he likes to pull a blanket onto the children. When home with Frank he will follow you around. Frank enjoys playing with stuffed toys and knows how to play fetch and tug. Frank is house trained and goes on 3 walks a day. Frank prefers to go to the bathroom on trees and grassa. Frank is well behaved when left in the house alone. Frank knows the commands sit, roll over, high five, bang bang and play dead. For exercise Frank goes to the park. Frank doesn’t pull when on the leash and when off the leash he stays close by your side. Frank eats pedigree wet food 3 times a day. When its time for bed Frank likes to sleep in his dog bed.
Behavior during intake.
Frank was social and curious during intake. Frank allowed counselor to scan and collar him with no problem Frank would wag his tail and allowed all handling.
According to Frank’s previous owner, Frank engages in gentle play with other dogs.
8/29: When off leash at the Care Center, Franks greets a group of small male and female dogs with a soft body. He persistently mounts a playful male.
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