Are Norfolk Terriers Intelligent Dogs?
Thinking to adopt a Norfolk Terrier and want to know whether Norfolk Terrier is an intelligent dog breed?
According to pet experts, Norfolk Terrier Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of intelligent dog breeds.
Norfolk Terrier intelligence ranking compared to other dogs: #56
Smartest Dog Breeds
Of course, a clever dog is just potential without a human ready to put in the time and effort to train and channel the dog's knowledge. Dogs are about as smart as the normal two-year-old, but there is a variety of intelligence across several breeds.|Intelligence in dog breeds can refer to many traits. Some dog breeds are simpler to train and listen well to orders while others make great working dogs who are able to herd livestock.
Here is a list of the 5 smartest dog breeds. Is your pet dog one of them?
1. Border Collie is one of the world's smartest and most well-known dog breeds. Originally developed as a herding dog because of its intelligence and obedience, the Border Collie is a medium-sized dog known for its friendly temperament.
2. Golden Retriever is one of the world's much-loved dog breeds. Initially bred as gun dogs, the Golden Retriever is an intelligent, friendly and trainable comrade.
3. Rottweiler (a.k.a. "Rottie") is a loyal, courageous and smart dog breed who is known for its unwavering dedication to its owners, whom they will protect at all costs.
4. Poodles not only are very smart, but they're also pleased, active dogs, with the added advantage of being hypoallergenic. Because of their high intelligence, poodles can be easily trained to track, hunt, retrieve, and follow.
5. German shepherd is the second most in demand dog breed because they're courageous, confident, and smart. They are excellent all-purpose workers and are used in a number of specialized situations as police dogs or service dogs.
Norfolk Terrier Information
Feisty, bold, inquisitive, game, scrappy, stubborn and independent, the Norfolk is all terrier. It has been called a "demon" in the field, and it loves to hunt, dig and investigate. It must be exercised in a safe area. It is clever and amiable but strong-willed.
What to do if you lose your Norfolk Terrier
If your Norfolk Terrier 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 lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Contact the local vet clinics to see if someone has handed 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 Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost Norfolk Terrier
If you find a Norfolk Terrier 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. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the pet to the local Animal Pound assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who can scan the animal’s microchip and call 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.