RUGER – A1093317
Safe - 1-9-2017 Manhattan
RUGER – A1093317
**RETURNED 12/29/16, DOH HOLD**
NEUTERED MALE, BLACK, BELG TERVUREN, 2 yrs, 2 mos
OWNER SUR – ONHOLDHERE, HOLD FOR DOH-B Reason BITEPEOPLE
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 12/29/2016, From OUT OF NYC, DueOut Date 01/09/2017, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-085289.
Medical Behavior Evaluation YELLOW
Medical Summary Scan positive 981020019689533 Came back from adoption Very nervous, tense and not allow to handle Neutered Nosf
MALE, BLACK, BELG TERVUREN MIX, 2 yrs
OWNER SUR – EVALUATE, NO HOLD Reason LLORDPRIVA
Intake condition UNSPECIFIE Intake Date 10/13/2016, From NY 10461, DueOut Date10/16/2016, I came in with Group/Litter #K16-077820
Medical Behavior Evaluation BLUE
Medical Summary Microchip: negative Sex: intact male Age: reported 2y Mentation: BARH Eyes: clear Ears: clean Nose: no d/c Teeth: minimal staining If abnormal BCS: WNL Skin: WNL Hair Coat: some mats but WNL Declawed: N/A Any injuries: no Behavior: allowed handling but tense and nervous, will approach handler and sniff and offer wags but is nervous when approached himself Medication: N/A, preventatives given
Ruger is a two year old belgian tervurean. He came into our care center as an owner surrender. He came in with another dog, a puppy Belgian shepherd. His owner’s recent move and
Ruger can be timid when it comes to meeting stranger. He needs a bit of time to warm up and feel comfortable around strangers. He had spent time around children ages two, three and five and allows them to handle him. He plays gently around small children. He had shared a home with another dog and liked to interact with him in an excited manner. He had not spent much time around cats, aside from one situation in which he had been around a litter of kittens. He had not seemed interested in the cats.
He uses the bathroom outside the home. With regards to his food he does not seem to mind when others approach his food, treats or toys. His owner had tried to give him a bath but he does not appear to like it and will try to get away. However he does love having his coat brushed.
FOR A NEW FAMILY TO KNOW:
According to his owner Ruger is a big lap dog that loves cuddling with members of the family. When he is on his own his demeanor remains mellow and calm. During play he becomes much more animated and excited. His favorite activities include wrestling with the eight month old puppy. Additionally he loves to run outside and play tug with his owner. His diet had consisted of Purina One and the treats had been of the same brand. Some commands that he is familiar with include sit, stay, no, and give me your paw. He had not been crate trained and would mostly spend time outside with his dog companion.
BEHAVIOR DURING INTAKE:
During his intake Ruger did not seem interested in the counselor at all. He sat in his owner’s lap for much of his intake. When the counselor approached the owner Ruger’s pupils dilated and the whites of his eyes were visible. He growled when the counselor approached once again. Once his owner was no longer in the room his demeanor changed. He was wagging his tail when the counselor called his name and allowed the counselor to pet him. The counselor sat down at which point Ruger went over and jumped into the counselor’s lap while giving plenty of kisses.
Ruger is a 2 year old Belgian Tervuren. He is a a altered male. Owner adopted him from ACC along with another dog from the same household prior. Owner has had them for 2 months and is surrendering due to him biting the owner. There are no injuries or health concerns owner is aware about and has not been to the vet within the two months.
Around strangers he is anxious, fearful, and reactive by barking and lundging when someone is approaching. . He has not lived with any children but spent time with a 4 year old child. He was respectful and usually tolerant with child but doesnt play with them. He plays exuberant and usually rough with adults in the house. He lived with a 10 month old dog and was very tolerant with him. They played very rough together. He has not lived with any cats with owner. There is a bite history with a person but not with animal.
Owner stated that is reactive with strangers and protective with owner. He isnt bothered with storms or fireworks. He growls with touching of food bowl, taking a bone or toy out his mouth. Owner has not tried holding him or restraining. Owner has not tried to give him a bath or trim his nails. He isnt bothered with brushing of coat. He barks and snaps at unfamilair approaches to house or family member.
For the new family to know
Owner described him as fearful and anxious. His activity level is low. His favorite activities is playing with his housemate. When owner is home hehas a favorite spot. He likes balls and playing fetch. He was kept mostly indoors and ate Merrick dry, wet food. His favorite treat is cheese and mini hotdogs. He is very house trained and has never had an accident, he goes on grass and had access to a yard but never left alone in it. He was crated and does not do well . He knows sit, stay, and give paw. His excercise was playing in the yard, He pulls hards on leash and was never off leash.
Behavior upon intake
Counselor did not handle due to his past history of biting and being protective with owner.
VIDEO OCTOBER 2016
Came in With
- HUCCH - A1093316
Came in With
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