German Longhaired Pointer Dogs Health Problems
Wanting to get a German Longhaired Pointer and want to know what are the common diseases or health problems that German Longhaired Pointers are prone to?
According to pet experts, German Longhaired Pointer Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the most healthy dog breeds.
Are German Longhaired Pointers hypoallergenic: No
Dog Breeds with The Least Health Issues
Trying to find a canine breed that won't break the bank with trips to the veterinarian? Take a look at our list below. But, remember that your pet's health is ultimately up to you.
1. Australian cattle dog - This energetic breed of dog is well known for its intelligence, dexterity, and endurance. As a comparatively healthy breed, the Australian cattle dog does not have a history of major illnesses and may live up to 13 years with proper training and proper preventative care.
2. Border Collie - Advancements in DNA testing have made it easier to control the relatively few minor genetic conditions known to affect border collies. As a high-energy dog with a lifespan of up to 14 years, the Border collie is a fantastic choice for active individuals and young families-- 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 lots of exercise.
4. English Springer Spaniel - Though this mild, cordial breed of spaniel is sometimes known to suffer minor eye problems, it is normally less likely to suffer from many severe 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 usually requires less physical exercise than other breeds of dogs.
German Longhaired Pointer Information
GLPs are a kind, gentle, friendly, and intelligent breed. They are very affectionate, and may experience separation anxiety. They only make good pets when properly exercised, as they need a "job" to do, and do not adapt well to a sedentary life. The GLP is an excellent family pet, as it enjoys playing with children. It is very sociable with dogs.
What to do if you lose your German Longhaired Pointer
If your German Longhaired Pointer 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. Register the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Telephone the local vets to see if anyone has brought in your missing pet.
4. Telephone 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 German Longhaired Pointer
If you find a German Longhaired Pointer 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. Contact the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter near to your suburb.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet 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.