Do Sarplaninacs Like Cats?

Considering to adopt a Sarplaninac and need to know if Sarplaninac Dogs get along cats or how do you introduce a Sarplaninac to a cat in the house?

For your reference, Sarplaninac Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of dog breeds that are good with cats.

Do Sarplaninac Like Cats?

Can Sarplaninac Dogs Get Along With Cats?

    There are dog people and there are feline people - but what about those of us who like both? Can we have a feline and a dog in our household, or are they absolutely temporal opponents?

    Feel confident, dogs and cats can become the very best of close friends, or at the very least learn to peacefully coexist. If you already have a pet cat at home as well as are wanting to include a pet dog, picking the appropriate breed will go a long way towards a harmonious connection.

    Certain breed groups are most likely to get along with pet cats than others. For example, the Toy Group includes breeds that are caring as well as friendly. They were reproduced to be friends and lap warmers.

    Participants of the Sporting Group get along and outgoing. These carefree dogs are pleased to make good friends with anyone they meet, including felines.

    On the other hand, the spirited Terriers were created to hunt as well as eliminate vermin. A fast-moving pet cat can activate those energetic predatory instincts. And the sighthounds of the Hound Group are hardwired for a chase. No pet cat will value being the target of that sort of interest.

    Lastly, members of the Herding Group have a solid desire to herd anything that relocates, including their owner and children. Some felines could find this irritating to endure.

    Remember that these are generalizations. A lot of canine breeds can live steadly with a feline if they are trained well and mingled as young puppies.

Do Sarplaninacs Like Cats

Sarplaninac Information

The Šarplaninac is a large, strongly built dog. The body is slightly longer than the height at the withers, and the front legs account for approximately 55% of the height. The head is large but proportional to the body, with dark eyes. All Šarplaninac are solid in colour: fawn, iron grey, white or almost black; usually sable or gray with darker "overalls" on the head and back, the undercoat being paler. The colour need not be completely uniform, and most Šarplaninac have several different shades of the same colour fading into one another. There are no bicolours and no uniformly black-coated dogs among purebreds, but odd-coloured specimens do exist. The dogs must not have large white patches in their coat.

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. Register your missing pet details at Pet Reunite website here.

2. List the lost pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.

3. Contact the nearby vet clinics to see if someone has brought in your lost 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 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. Phone the Local Council to collect the lost animal.

4. Take the pet to the local Animal Shelter near to your suburb.

5. Take the pet to the local Vet who normally scan the animal’s microchip and phone 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 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.