JAX – 29834
Safe - 6-15-2018 Brooklyn
JAX – 29834
Intake Date: 6/1/18; Intake Type: Owner Surrender
Medical Behavior: Blue Sex: Male Age: 11 years
Weight: 60 lbs
DVM Intake Exam. Estimated age:11 reporteMicrochip noted on Intake?n Microchip Number (If Applicable): History : o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior -nervous, allows exam. Objective: T = P =60 R =wnl BCS 5/9 EENT: sclerosis ou, ears clean, no nasal or ocular discharge noted Oral Exam:clean teeth PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated U/G:2 testes MSI: mass right lateral thigh and left rear toe #3. both are most ikely benign. CNS: Mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities. Assessment: few masses, likely benign. Prognosis:good Plan:monitor masses, consider neuter. SURGERY: Permanent waiver due to age
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Basic Information: Jax is an 11 year old, large mixed breed male who was not neutered prior to coming into the shelter. He was originally another family members dog and was given to the owner 7 months ago. Jax was surrendered due to the owner moving to a location that does not allow pets.
Previously lived with: 2 adults, 1 child
How is this dog around strangers? Jax is curious and friendly when meeting new people. He will approach them and let guests pet him.
How is this dog around children? Jax has lived with a 9 year old in the home and was relaxed and playful with her.
How is this dog around other dogs? Jax has interacted with other dogs and was respectful and friendly around them.
How is this dog around cats? Jax has not spent time around cats before.
Resource guarding: Jax does not have any resource guarding behavior.
Bite history: Jax does not have a bite history.
Energy level/descriptors: Medium
Other Notes: Jax allows his owner to touch his food and toys. He is not bothered by being pulled off furniture or disturbed while sleeping. Jax gets nervous in the bath but allows his owner to wash him and brush him. Jax will alert bark when someone approaches the door.
Has this dog ever had any medical issues? No
For a New Family to Know: Jax is described as being friendly, affectionate and playful. He has been mainly an indoor dog and likes to follow his family around when they are home. He likes to play with balls, stuffed toys and bones. He sleeps on his bed and eats both wet and dry food. Jax is house trained to go outside and only has accidents if he is not let out for a long period of time. He is crated when left alone in the house and knows the command sit and come. He walks both on and off leash for exercise when no one else is around.
Behavior Notes: Jax was friendly and attention seeking during intake. He does take treats with force from hands so use caution when giving treats or food. He sat well when asked.
Details on my behavior are…
Date of assessment: 5-Jun-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 leans into the Assessor, eyes soft or squinty, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Dog follows at the end of the leash, body soft.
Paw squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Paw squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. Eyes are averted and ears are relaxed or back.
Toy: 2. Dog takes toy away, keeps a firm hold. His/her body is between you and the toy, and is loose and wiggly. No growling or stiffness.
Summary: Jax came into the assessment room calm and quiet, he was friendly and affectionate towards the handlers.
Summary (1): Jax’s previous owner reported that he is respectful and friendly around other dogs.
6/4-5: When off leash at the Care Center, Jax greets a novel female dog with a soft, loose posture. He exchanges a few sniffs then mostly wanders the pen, occasionally checking in with her.
Date of intake: 1-Jun-2018
Summary: Friendly, attention seeking
Date of initial: 2-Jun-2018
Summary: Tense, allowed all handling
ENERGY LEVEL: Jax is reported to have a medium activity level in the care center in line with what has been observed in the care center.
BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)
Behavior Asilomar; H – Healthy
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