Animal Profile


Hello, my name is Jax. My animal id is #29834. I am a male tan dog at the . The shelter thinks I am about 11 years 2 weeks old.

I came into the shelter as a owner surrender on 01-Jun-2018, with the surrender reason stated as person circumstance- moving - no pets allowed.


Someone has already placed a deposit on me. I'm no longer available.

Jax is at risk due to being diagnosed with Canine Infection Respiratory Disease Complex and will likely require home rest and a series of antibiotics for up to 14 days. this is a contagious illness to other dogs. Jax has not displayed any concerning behavior during his stay here at the care center and can go home with an Average dog parent.

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My medical notes are...

Weight: 58.1 lbs


[Spay/Neuter Waiver - Age] It is the policy of ACC not to perform surgery on any animal over the age of 8-10 years due to the higher risks incurred in a shelter setting. The veterinarian is hereby issuing a permanent spay/neuter waiver, from the spay/neuter requirements of the City of NY due to the estimated age of this animal. ACC does recommend you consult with your veterinarian to determine if surgical sterilization is appropriate.


[DVM Intake] DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:11 reported Microchip noted on Intake?n Microchip Number (If Applicable): History :o surrender Subjective: Observed Behavior -nervous, allows exam Evidence of Cruelty seen -n Evidence of Trauma seen -n 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 likely 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


H:CIRDC signs seen on rounds S: QAR to BAR, consistent dry, hacking cough. no svd. Eyes: Mild serous ocular discharge OU Ears: Unremarkable AU. Nasal Cavity: Mild serous nasal discharge Lungs: Eupneic U/G: Normal external genitalia. No discharge. Musculoskeletal: Ambulatory x 4 with no appreciable lameness. BCS = 5/9 Neuro: Appropriate mentation. Rectal: Not performed. Externally normal. Assessment 1) CIRDC Plan: Move to iso, start Doxycycline 10 mg/kg SID x 14 days

Details on my behavior are...

Behavior Condition: 2. Blue

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.

Date of Intake: 6/1/2018

Spay/Neuter Status: Not Applicable

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 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.

Housetrained:: Yes

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.

Date of intake:: 6/1/2018

Spay/Neuter status:: No

Means of surrender (length of time in previous home):: Owner surrender

Previously lived with:: 2 adults, 1 child (9 year old)

Behavior toward strangers:: Friendly

Behavior toward children:: Relaxed, playful

Behavior toward dogs:: Respectful, friendly

Behavior toward cats:: Unknown

Resource guarding:: None reported

Bite history:: None reported

Housetrained:: Yes

Energy level/descriptors:: Friendly, affectionate and playful with a medium activity level

Date of assessment:: 6/5/2018

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. Here at the Care Centers, Jax is calm and sometimes social. He spends the bulk of his session exploring the yard, occasionally checking in with the group of male and female dogs. The Behavior Department recommends that Jax be placed in a home with resident dogs that match his energy. 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. 6/6-9: In a group of calm male and female dogs, Jax is social and soft. He is slightly sexually motivated with a female dog, following her to sniff her genitals and respects her boundaries when she corrects him for his behavior.

Date of intake:: 6/1/2018

Summary:: Friendly, attention seeking

Date of initial:: 6/2/2018

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.

IN SHELTER OBSERVATIONS:: 6/13/2018 Update: Since intake, Jax's behavior remains consistent. He has been social and attention seeking towards handlers. He readily allows all handling and approaches to greet handlers, soft and loose bodied.

BEHAVIOR DETERMINATION:: AVERAGE (suitable for an adopter with an average amount of dog experience)

Behavior Asilomar: H - Healthy