Are Sarplaninacs Friendly Or Dangerous To Strangers?
Thinking to own a Sarplaninac and want to know whether Sarplaninac are friendly or aggressive to strangers?
According to dog, Sarplaninac Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the friendliest dogs to strangers.
When it comes to selecting a dog, you possibly want one that is friendly, whether that's toward people, other pets, or both. In other words, a happy-go-lucky pooch that gets along with everyone.
While most dogs are certainly fond of people, some are extremely sociable and love to meet new people all the time. Friendliness doesn't necessarily depend upon breed. Most dogs are friendly if they have been exposed to new people, places, and adventures as they were growing up.
So, basically, you can make any pet dog into a friendly dog if you ensure they have an energetic social life and a happy home. Nearly all pet dogs will be social with their owners, but some breeds were bred as guardians and can be wary and even threatening toward strangers.
Top 5 Friendly Dog Breeds
2. Poodles very active, social, and smart dogs that make incredible buddies. They do very well in a variety of different dog sports and delight in the company of people, friend or stranger.
3. Pug is so adored partially due to its looks, but also because of its wonderful personality. Pugs are incredibly social, they love everyone and get along very well with other animals.
4. Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is one of the smallest spaniels, the Cavalier King Charles Spaniel was bred primarily as a buddy and lapdog. Due to this, they are extremely friendly with their families and strangers, gladly meeting as many new people as they can.
5. Boxer was initially bred as a guard dog in Germany, but there are very few working Boxers left. Today, most are energetic, intelligent family companions that are fantastic for individuals and families alike. They are really social dogs and enjoy meeting and playing with new people and other dogs.
The temperament of the breed is described as independent, reliable, protective but not snappy, incorruptible and devoted to its master. The breed is aloof with outsiders, and calm until a threat to the flock presents itself. The breed has an extremely protective nature. In the absence of a flock of sheep, the Šarplaninac will often treat its humans as sheep - herding them away from danger or undesirable areas. They are serene and majestic, gentle with children and smaller dogs. They are also highly intelligent and bred to work without human supervision while guarding the flocks in the high pastures. Young pups can kill small animals until trained not to hunt. Like many of its cousin Mountain dogs, the Šarplaninac is a very serious and dedicated guard dog. Due to this, they are naturally suspicious of strangers and will need good socializing at a young age to lessen this innate personality trait. They are calm and gentle with their family but when faced with danger they become a formidable foe, not a suitable breed for all. Consistent and firm training is essential to ensure compliance.
What to do if you lose your Sarplaninac
If your Sarplaninac 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 lost pet on the Local Facebook Lost Pets Groups Here.
3. Telephone the local vets to see if anyone has handed in your missing 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 Pounds.
What to do if you find a lost Sarplaninac
If you find a Sarplaninac 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 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 Clinic who usually scan the animal’s microchip and contact 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.