Do Kangal Dogs Need To Be Groomed Regularly?
Considering to own a Kangal Dog and need to know how often do a Kangal Dog need to be groomed or should you bathe a Kangal Dog?
According to pet experts, Kangal Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of dog breeds that require grooming regularly.
Moderate Maintenance: Regular grooming is required to keep its fur in good shape.
Why Brush or Groom Your Kangal Dog?
Brushing also assists to distribute healthy natural skin oils over the hair shaft, promoting a gleaming coat and helping dust to slide off the hair. This can also help to reduce the need to bath and therefore minimize the regularity of bathing.
Brushing and grooming of your Kangal Dog dog are activities that help to reinforce the good relationship bond between your family pet and you. Brushing should be a pleasurable and comfortable experience for your pet and you.
How Often to Groom Your Kangal Dog
Dogs with short coats normally require less brushing and grooming contrasted to dogs with medium to long haired coats as these longer coats can get tangles, mats and debris trapped in them more quickly.
Some very short-haired canines may not need conventional 'brushing' and for these dogs, owners may instead like to try a soft grooming glove to gently remove loose hair, occasionally.
Pet dogs should be brushed 'as required'. Owners should monitor the condition of their dog's coat, looking for any tangles/mats or dullness which indicates they might need a brush. Grooming can take anything from a couple of minutes to a number of hours a week depending on your type of dog.
Kangal Dog Information
The Kangal dog is calm, controlled, independent, powerful and protective. They may be aloof towards strangers, but a well-socialized Kangal Dog is friendly with visitors and especially children. They must never be shy or vicious. A well-trained Kangal is sensitive and alert to changing situations, responding to threats with judicious warnings and courageous action if necessary. They make good guardians of livestock and humans alike, but they may not be suitable for inexperienced dog owners, as the independent intelligence of the Kangal makes for a difficult pupil.
What to do if you lose your Kangal Dog
If your Kangal 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 lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Call the nearby vets to see if anyone 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 Kangal Dog
If you find a Kangal 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. Phone the Local Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Shelter assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the pet to the local Vet Clinic 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 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.