KING GEORGE – A1074117
Safe - 6-11-2016 Brooklyn
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KING GEORGE – A1074117
**SAFER: AVERAGE HOME**
MALE, GRAY / WHITE, AM PIT BULL TER MIX, 1 yr, 3 mos
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason NO TIME
Intake condition EXAM REQ Intake Date 05/17/2016, From NY 11212, DueOut Date 05/17/2016,
Medical Behavior Evaluation GREEN
Medical Summary 05/18/16 12:16 Scan : negative Sex: male Approx 1-2yr S/O: BAR, friendly. Clean EENT. Cardiothoracic auscultation WNL. BCS 5/9. NOSF A: APH PROGNOSIS: EXCELLENT
A volunteer writes: King George is rightly named. He has a regal bearing. With a black cape and white checkered pattern he is sure to turn heads in your neighborhood. One year and three months old–he is barely out of puppydom. Georgie is just the dog you need around the house.
King George is a year and 3 month old Bull Terrier/ American Pit Bull Terrier mix who was surrendered due to his previous owner not having the time to care for him.
Around strangers King George is friednly, outgoing and plays gently and somewhat rough with adults. King George has lived with children under the age of 12; around them King George plays somewhat rough. King George has spent time with one small dog who he was relaxed and playful with. King George has never been around cats so it is unknown how he will react to them. King George has never bitten another person or animal.
King George will often defecate and urinate indoors and it is unknown how he will react to loud sounds. King George is not bothered by anyone touching his food or bowl while he is eating, taking a treat or toy/object away. King George is also not bothered by anyone pushing/pulling him off of the furniture, giving him a bath, trimming his nails, brushing his coat or holding/restraining him. If an unfamiliar person approached King George’s home or family he is friendly toward them. King George is also not bothered by anyone disturbing him while he is resting/sleeping.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW
King George is described as: friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable with a very high activity level. King George previous owner said that King George is very playful and thinks that he is a lap dog. When at home King George likes to follow around his owner and likes to play with squeaky toys, balls, and chew toys. King George likes to play chase, wrestling and tug. King George has been kept mostly indoors and was fed dry food three times a day. King George is partially house trained and has accidents a few times a week. When left alone at home King George will go to the bathroom indoors. When left alone in a yard King George will bark. King George has never been crate trained and know sthe commands sit, come and down. For exercise King George likes running and jogging. n the leash King George pulls very hard. When off leash King George will wander some but comes when she is called. King George will usually go to the bathroom on the grass outside.
King George allowed staff to collar, scan for a microchip and take pictures with no signs of aggression.
King George previously lived with 2 adults and children under the age of 12 years old. The owner stated King plays with the children but somewhat rough, he also spent time with one small dog that he was relaxed and playful with. The owner describes King as friendly, affectionate, playful, and excitable. The owner mentioned King is partially house trained, has a high activity level and when home alone in the yard he will bark.
At intake it was reported King George was calm and allowed all handling. During SAFER King George came into the assessment room calm and relaxed, he was friendly and social towards the assessor. He allowed all handling items to be conducted without issue. King was relaxed during the tag interaction, and during the resources portion of the assessment King was easy to handle when engaged with the item. King George appears to be sociable, and did not display any behaviors concerns, so the department feels he can be suitable for an “Average” adopter.
Look: 1. Dog’s eyes are averted. His ears are back, his tail is down, and he has a relaxed body posture. Dog allows head to be held loosely in Assessor’s cupped hands.
Sensitivity: 1. Dog leans into the Assessor, eyes soft, soft and loose body, open mouth.
Tag: 1. Follows at end of leash, body soft.
Squeeze 1: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Squeeze 2: 1. Dog does not respond at all for three seconds. His eyes are averted and his ears are relaxed.
Toy 1: No interest.
Dog-dog: According to King George’s previous owner, King George has spent time with one small dog that he was relaxed and playful with. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, King George greets appropriately and wanders in the pen, occasionally sniffing the greeter dog.
According to King George’s previous owner, King George has spent time with one small dog that he was relaxed and playful with. When off leash with dogs at the Care Center, King George greets appropriately and wanders in the pen, occasionally sniffing the greeter dog. He is able to engage in bouncy, high energy play with males and females, but does attempt to mount them. The Behavior Department recommends that a thorough dog-dog interaction be done with any potential adopter’s dogs to make sure the adopter’s dog is tolerant of his high energy and mounting behavior.
5/24: King George greets with a loose and wiggly body. Once in the pen he solicits and engages in play. He becomes sexually motivated, attempting to mount the female greeter, but continues to play when solicited.
5/25: King George engages in bouncy play with a male dog. He attempts to mount him, but continues to play when solicited.
5/26: King George engages in group play. He chases and displays bouncy, loose body language. He attempts to mount the other dogs, but continues to play.
5/31-6/1: King George engaged in and solicited bouncy, mouthy play with males and females. He is tolerant of high energy play.
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