Silky Terrier Dogs Health Problems
Wanting to get a Silky Terrier and want to know what are the common diseases or health problems that Silky Terriers are prone to?
According to dog experts, Silky Terrier Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the most healthy dog breeds.
Are Silky Terriers hypoallergenic: Yes
Dog Breeds with The Least Health Issues
Looking for a pet dog breed that won't break the bank with visits to the veterinarian? Take a look at our list below. Keep in mind that your pet's health is ultimately up to you.
1. Australian cattle dog - This energised breed of dog is renowned for its intelligence, agility, and endurance. As a relatively healthy breed, the Australian cattle dog does not have a background of serious illnesses and may live up to 13 years with proper training and proper preventative care.
2. Border Collie - Advancements in DNA testing have made it easier to control the relatively few minor genetic conditions known to affect border collies. As a high-energy dog with a life expectancy of up to 14 years, the Border collie is a great choice for active individuals and young families-- just be ready to provide her with great deals of outdoor playtime and exercise.
3. German Pinscher - This muscular and agile dog is not often associated with critical health conditions, and may live up to 14 years with proper care and a lot of exercise.
4. English Springer Spaniel - Though this mild, cordial breed of spaniel is sometimes known to suffer minor eye problems, it is typically less likely to suffer from many serious genetic diseases. A healthy English springer spaniel may live up to 14 years.
5. Chihuahua - With love and attention, this pint-sized pooch species can live up to 18 years. The Chihuahua's petite size means it generally requires less exercise than other breeds of dogs.
Silky Terrier Information
The silky terrier is no mellow lap dog. It is bold, feisty, inquisitive and playful, ever ready for action — a terrier at heart. It can be aggressive toward other dogs or pets. It is clever, but tends to be stubborn, and can be mischievous. It tends to bark a lot.
What to do if you lose your Silky Terrier
If your Silky Terrier 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. Report the missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Call the local vet clinics to see if anyone has handed in your lost pet.
4. Phone 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 Silky Terrier
If you find a Silky Terrier 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. Report 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 assigned to your area.
5. Take the animal 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.