Are Dorkies Good For Apartments?
Are you living in an apartment unit or flat and considering to adopt a Dorkie and need to know whether a Dorkie Dog is suitable for your apartment?
Well, Dorkie scores 0 out of 5 in the scale of apartment friendly dogs when it comes to other breeds.
This dog is not suitable for apartment living.
Best 5 Apartment-Friendly Canine Breeds
Temperament, bark-levels and a low-energy count are all good characteristics to look for when on the hunt for an appropriate apartment pet dog. Below is a list of the best apartment frinedly breeds.
1. English Bulldog - In spite of appearances, the English Bulldog is a happy dog that is more than happy to spend their days napping 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 humble pug is a playful and loyal dog. Pugs are a social breed, so their ideal home would involve another pet dog or a lot 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 perfect for a smaller sized 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 effortlessly carried around which is handy for people who travel.
4. Dachshund - Also known as the 'sausage dog', this friendly breed is very good with other dogs and children. While they can at first be somewhat hard to train, they only need a small amount of exercise, due to their little legs!
5. Boston Terrier - Another breed great due to their size, the Boston Terrier will require a daily walk to stay pleased, but they can be wonderful, caring breed who will remain mostly inactive while indoors.
What to do if you lose your Dorkie
If your Dorkie 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 Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Telephone the local vet clinics to see if someone has brought 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 Dorkie
If you find a Dorkie 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. Register the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Call the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter near to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet who usually scan the animal’s microchip and phone 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.