Are Hamilton Hounds Good For Apartments?
Are you living in an apartment unit or flat and wanting to get a Hamilton Hound and need to know whether a Hamilton Hound Dog is suitable for your apartment?
Well, Hamilton Hound scores out of 5 in the scale of apartment friendly dogs compare to other breeds.
They are very adaptable and will suit any environment, given they have enough exercise.
Top 5 Apartment-Friendly Pet Dog Breeds
Temperament, bark-levels and a low-energy count are all good qualities to search for when on the hunt for a suitable apartment canine. Below is a list of the best apartment frinedly breeds.
1. English Bulldog - Despite appearances, the English Bulldog is a happy dog that is more than happy to spend their days snoozing 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 humble pug is a playful and faithful dog. Pugs are a social breed, so their perfect home would involve another pet 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 requires minimal exercise, making it ideal 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 quite great with other dogs and children. While they can at first be somewhat difficult to train, they only need a small amount of exercise, due to their very small legs!
5. Boston Terrier - Another breed perfect due to their size, the Boston Terrier will call for a daily walk to stay pleased, but they can be terrific, caring breed who will remain mostly inactive while indoors.
Hamilton Hound Information
Hamilton Hounds are very easy going, but can be stubborn. They are very patient with children. This breed makes a fantastic hunter as it has a very high prey drive, so caution needs to be taken with small animals. Owners must provide plenty of daily exercise, and be the dog's firm, but calm, confident, consistent pack leader to avoid behavior issues.
What to do if you lose your Hamilton Hound
If your Hamilton Hound 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. Register the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Telephone the nearby vets to see if anyone has handed in your missing 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 Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost Hamilton Hound
If you find a Hamilton Hound Dog or any other pet and it does not have an identification tag with a phone number, you can:
1. Report the found pet details at Pet Reunite website here.
2. List the missing pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups.
3. Contact the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your area.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic who usually 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 contact 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.