Start creating a history immediately upon arrival.
  • If no history is available, you can document information from the moment the animal arrives, to start creating a history. In cases where an Agent or ACO (Animal Control Officer) brings an animal in, intake staff should collect and document as much information as possible using the Field Officer Health Check list
  • Must be objective, and not influenced by breed or previous experiences.
  • Overall behaviour-aggressive, fearful, submissive, friendly, shy.
  • Obedience, commands.
  • Sociability (with people and other animals)