Are Brussels Griffons Good For Apartments?
Are you living in an apartment unit or flat and thinking to get a Brussels Griffon and want to know whether a Brussels Griffon Dog is suitable for your apartment?
Well, Brussels Griffon scores out of 5 in the scale of apartment friendly dogs when it comes to other dog breeds.
Griffons are good dogs for apartment life and will do okay without a yard.
Top 5 Apartment-Friendly Dog Breeds
Temperament, bark-levels and a low-energy count are all great features to look for when on the hunt for an ideal apartment canine. 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 terrific 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 faithful dog. Pugs are a social breed, so their perfect home would involve another canine or lots of human interaction. The pug is content to laze about all day, making him the perfect apartment pal.
3. Chihuahua - While the Chihuahua needs minimal exercise, making it ideal for a smaller sized home, it is very important that they receive appropriate 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 good with other canines and children. While they can originally be somewhat challenging to train, they only need a small amount of exercise, due to their small legs!
5. Boston Terrier - Another breed perfect due to their size, the Boston Terrier will need a daily walk to stay pleased, but they can be wonderful, affectionate breed who will remain mostly inactive while indoors.
Brussels Griffon Information
The spunky Brussels griffon is full of itself, brimming with self-confidence and gusto. It is bold, playful, stubborn and mischievous. It is usually good with other dogs and pets. It tends to bark and climb, and some Brussels griffons can be escape artists. This breed makes a saucy companion for a family wanting an entertaining, sensitive pet.
What to do if you lose your Brussels Griffon
If your Brussels Griffon Dog or any other pet has gone missing and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. Report the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Call the local vet clinics to see if someone has brought in your lost pet.
4. Contact 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 Brussels Griffon
If you find a Brussels Griffon 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. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Call the Local Council 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 usually scan the animal’s microchip and phone 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.