Are Austrian Pinschers Good For Apartments?
Are you living in an apartment unit or flat and wanting to adopt an Austrian Pinscher and need to know whether an Austrian Pinscher Dog is suitable for your apartment?
Well, Austrian Pinscher scores out of 5 in the scale of apartment friendly dogs compare to other dog breeds.
Can Austrian Pinschers Be Apartment Dogs?
The best condition to have for an Austrian Pinscher would be a farm, however a large yard will do.
Top 5 Apartment-Friendly Canine Breeds
Temperament, bark-levels and a low-energy count are all great characteristics to look for when on the hunt for a suitable apartment dog. Below is a list of the best apartment frinedly breeds.
1. English Bulldog - Despite appearances, the English Bulldog is a cheery dog that is more than happy to spend their days sleeping on the couch. They will rarely bark, and are fantastic with children in spite of their stocky build which has them weighing upwards of 22kg!
2. Pug - Love them or hate them, the humble pug is a lively and loyal dog. Pugs are a social breed, so their ideal home would involve another canine or plenty of human interaction. The pug is satisfied to laze about all day, making him the perfect apartment buddy.
3. Chihuahua - While the Chihuahua needs minimal exercise, making it perfect for a small home, it is very vital that they receive appropriate training to avoid the yappy character they are known for. Weighing as little as 1kg, they are effortlessly carried around which is handy for individuals who travel.
4. Dachshund - Also known as the 'sausage dog', this friendly breed is extremely great with other canines and children. While they can at first be somewhat difficult to train, they only need a small amount of exercise, due to their tiny legs!
5. Boston Terrier - Another breed perfect due to their size, the Boston Terrier will require a daily walk to stay pleased, but they can be terrific, affectionate breed who will remain mostly inactive while indoors.
Austrian Pinscher Information
The breed is described as "a pleasant companion" for rural and suburban areas. The breed standard describes the ideal Austrian Pinscher's temperament and character as playful, not inclined to be a hunter, and being an "incorruptible guard". Assertive, lively and alert, the breed is devoted to people it is familiar with and suspicious of strangers, making it a useful guard dog.
What to do if you lose your Austrian Pinscher
If your Austrian Pinscher Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Phone the local vet clinics to see if someone has handed 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 Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Austrian Pinscher
If you find a Austrian Pinscher Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Register the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Call the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who can 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.