Swedish Lapphund Dogs Health Problems
Thinking to adopt a Swedish Lapphund and want to know what are the common diseases or health problems that Swedish Lapphunds are prone to?
According to pet experts, Swedish Lapphund Dogs score out of 5 in the scale of breeds that are considered the most healthy dog breeds.
Are Swedish Lapphunds hypoallergenic: No
Dog Breeds with The Least Health Issues
Trying to find a dog breed that won't break the bank with trips to the vet? Have a look at our list below. But, keep in mind that your pet's health is ultimately up to you.
1. Australian cattle dog - This energised breed of dog is popular for its intelligence, dexterity, and endurance. As a comparatively healthy breed, the Australian cattle dog does not have a history of severe illnesses and may live up to 13 years with proper training and proper preventative care.
2. Border Collie - Advances in DNA testing have made it much 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 terrific choice for young families and lively individuals-- 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 plenty of exercise.
4. English Springer Spaniel - Though this mild, cordial breed of spaniel is sometimes known to endure minor eye problems, it is typically less likely to suffer from many major genetic diseases. A healthy English springer spaniel may live up to 14 years.
5. Chihuahua - With passion and attention, this pint-sized pooch species can live up to 18 years. The Chihuahua's petite size means it generally needs less physical exercise than other breeds of dogs.
Swedish Lapphund Information
The breed is very receptive and willing to work, and its abilities as a guard and herder made it very useful in the reindeer trade. They are lively, alert, kind and affectionate, easy to train and suitable for many different endeavors such as obedience, agility, herding and tracking.
What to do if you lose your Swedish Lapphund
If your Swedish Lapphund 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 missing pet on the Local Lost Pets Facebook Groups Here.
3. Contact the local vet clinics to see if anyone has brought 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 Shelters.
What to do if you find a lost Swedish Lapphund
If you find a Swedish Lapphund 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 Authority to collect the lost animal.
4. Take the animal to the local Animal Pound assigned to your suburb.
5. Take the animal to the local Vet Clinic who normally scan the animal’s microchip and contact 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.