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*LEON - ID#A1158595

Shelter staff named me LEON.

I am a neutered male, black and tan German Shepherd Dog mix.

The shelter staff think I am about 3 years old.

I have been at the shelter since Oct 21, 2020.

This information was refreshed 22 minutes ago and may not represent all of the animals at the San Jose Animal Care Center.
Shelter Staff made the following comments about this animal:
10/22/20 15:09
Reason animal needs rescue: Avoiding in back of kennel growl and puffing lips with dialated eyes.
Type: Behavior>
Date animal needs rescue by: date removed *AVega
Impound type: OS
Additional notes: Dog was surrendered by owner due to landlord not allowing. Has history of growling and alarm barking on leash when walking past other dogs. Currently not allowing handler to remove from kennel. (will moniter to see if behavior improved enough for full evaluation.

10/25/20 13:31
Today at front of kennel, still alarm barking and growling. Able to calm down by opening kennel door, allows leashing.
Outside stands close to handler, able to pet along body. When meeting another dog able to walk withing 5ft without reaction, once dogs are close, nose to nose distance, growls and bares teeth. Able to walk around other dog just can't be closer than 5ft.

10/25/20 14:44
Reason animal needs rescue: Severe dermatitis and bleeding on caudal dermatitis and back, self-trauma despite treatment
Type: Medical
Date animal needs rescue by: date removed *AVega
Impound type: OS

10/26/20 16:33
Extended through date removed

10/30/20 12:44
Extended through date removed

11/18/20 09:34
Skin healing, no longer causing self-trauma.

11/19/20 09:08
Extend date removed / Re-evaluations for improvement
Improvement in behavior. Was able to take out of the kennel. Is environmentally distracted with excessive marking. Paces the outside enclosure. With time does come up to handler, able to pet. Likes to play with the ball, will hold on to with time drops handler is able to pick up and throw. When meeting helper dog at a distance is pulling leash, alarm barking, and interested. Unable to get invasive due to helper dog experiencing similar behavior. AVega

11/24/20 08:39
Behavior is improving extended through date removed *AVega

11/24/20 09:53
Passing behavior. Allows handling. Still more interested in the environment. When meeting helper dog moves in frontal and pulls on the leash. When coming into proximity of helper dog moves to the posterior and sniff, then moves to frontal. With time and sniffing breaks away. AVega

11/24/20 11:25
Worn incisors.

11/25/20 14:31
Skin infection resolved, teeth did not need treatment.

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