Are Boykin Spaniels Good For Apartments?
Are you living in an apartment unit or flat and considering to adopt a Boykin Spaniel and want to know whether a Boykin Spaniel Dog is suitable for your apartment?
Well, Boykin Spaniel scores out of 5 in the scale of apartment friendly dogs when it comes to other dog breeds.
The Boykin Spaniel will do okay in an apartment if it is adequately exercised. A small yard is sufficient.
Top 5 Apartment-Friendly Dog Breeds
Personality, bark-levels and a low-energy count are all great qualities to search for when on the hunt for a suitable apartment dog. Below is a list of the top apartment frinedly breeds.
1. English Bulldog - In spite of appearances, the English Bulldog is a cheerful dog that is more than happy to spend their days napping on the couch. They will barely 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 modest pug is a lively and loyal dog. Pugs are a social breed, so their perfect home would involve another pet or plenty of human interaction. The pug is content to laze about all day, making him the perfect apartment pal.
3. Chihuahua - While the Chihuahua calls for minimal exercise, making it perfect for a smaller home, it is very essential that they receive correct training to avoid the yappy character they are known for. Weighing as little as 1kg, they are easily carried around which is handy for individuals who travel.
4. Dachshund - Also known as the 'sausage dog', this friendly breed is very great with other pet dogs 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 great due to their size, the Boston Terrier will need a daily walk to stay happy, but they can be fantastic, caring breed who will remain mostly inactive while indoors.
Boykin Spaniel Information
The Boykin Spaniel is an obedient breed that is eager to please. They do require a consistent and firm pack leader, but will train relatively easily. This breed will always be waiting for their next command. The Boykin Spaniel does very well with and enjoys the company of children.
What to do if you lose your Boykin Spaniel
If your Boykin Spaniel 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. Report the lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Visit the local vets to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Call 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 Boykin Spaniel
If you find a Boykin Spaniel Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. List the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Contact the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and call the registered pet owner.
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.