American Mastiff Dogs Health Problems
Considering to own an American Mastiff and need to know what are the common diseases or health problems that American Mastiffs are prone to?
According to dog experts, American Mastiff Dogs score 0 out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the most healthy dog breeds.
Are American Mastiffs hypoallergenic: Unknown
Dog Breeds with The Least Health Issues
Trying to find a pet dog breed that won't break the bank with trips to the veterinarian? Check out our list below. Keep in mind that your pet's health is essentially up to you.
1. Australian cattle dog - This energised breed of dog is popular for its intelligence, agility, and endurance. As a relatively healthy breed, the Australian cattle dog does not have a history of serious illnesses and may live up to 13 years with proper training and suitable preventative care.
2. Border Collie - Advancements in DNA testing have made it much easier to control the relatively few minor genetic conditions known to affect border collies. As a high-energy dog with a life expectancy of up to 14 years, the Border collie is a great choice for young families and active individuals-- just be ready to provide her with great deals of outdoor playtime and exercise.
3. German Pinscher - This agile and muscular dog is not often associated with major health conditions, and may live up to 14 years with proper care and a lot of exercise.
4. English Springer Spaniel - Though this mild, cordial breed of spaniel is sometimes known to suffer minor eye problems, it is generally less likely to suffer from many serious genetic diseases. A healthier English springer spaniel may live up to 14 years.
5. Chihuahua - With love and attention, this pint-sized pooch species can live up to 18 years. The Chihuahua's petite size means it normally requires less exercise than other breeds of dogs.
American Mastiff Information
The American Mastiff loves children and is totally devoted to its family. It is non-aggressive except in those instances when its family, especially the children, are threatened. In those instances it becomes a courageous defender. The American Mastiff is wise, kind and gentle, patient and understanding, very loving with its own people, neither shy nor vicious. It is loyal and devoted. Since these dogs are of the Mastiff type and grow to be very large, this breed should only be with an owner who knows how to display strong leadership.The objective in training this dog is to achieve pack leader status.
What to do if you lose your American Mastiff
If your American Mastiff Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Visit the nearby vets to see if anyone has brought in your lost pet.
4. Phone the RSPCA or Visit the RSPCA Lost Pets website and complete a Lost Pet Report.
5. Visit Lost Pets Pages of Animal Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost American Mastiff
If you find a American Mastiff Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound near to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet who usually scan the animal’s microchip and locate the registered owner of the pet.
Laws Regarding Missing Pets
1. It is against the law to keep any animal that you find.
2. Pets are generally considered property and it is illegal to take and keep someone else’s property.
3. You must call your local animal control unit and file a FOUND AN ANIMAL report for any dog or cat you find.
4. To reclaim your lost dog, cat or other pet from the animal shelter you must pay a release fee.
5. If your dog or cat is unregistered, you will have to register your pet before you can take it home.