|Adapts poorly to living in a kennel environment, evidenced by stressed emotional state and/or difficulty maintaining physical condition due to kenneling
- Adapts well to living in the kennel. May be excited to see people or dogs but does not exhibit changes in behavior typically related to poor adaptability of being kenneled such as anxious or unsettled behavior.
- Exhibits very mild changes in behavior such as occasional vocalizing, mild increased or decreased activity when kenneled and
- Adapts within a few days to kenneling
- Exhibits mild changes in behavior such as frequent vocalizing, increased or decreased activity when kenneled.
- Adapts to kenneling within 2 weeks
- Even after kenneling for 2 weeks, exhibits moderate changes in behavior such as frequent signs of inability to adapt to kenneling
- Requires exceptional animal husbandry or enrichment measures to remain in the kennel while maintaining health and/or calm emotional state
- Even after kenneling for 2 weeks, exhibits persistent signs of inability to adapt to kenneling
- Must be removed from the kennel environment to maintain health and/or calm emotional state