German Shepherd Puppy Characterstics
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German Shepherd Breed Information
Breed Group: Herding
Weight: 65-125 lbs
Height: Male: 23.5-27; Female: 21-24.5 inches
Color: sable, black and tan, bi-color, most colors are permissible.
In the 19th century,Max Von Stephanitz developed the German Shepherd. Max is considered the originator of the German Shepherd breed. Often called GSD's, this breed is known for having multidimensional and a great companion. They are also extremely dedicated to job they are instructed to do, this breed is one of the first dogs ever to be used to aid the blind and conduct therapy work. Today, German Shepherds are consistently in the top 10 breeds according to AKC.org.
German Shepherds are bold, strong, dedicated, and attentive. They posses a lot of loyalty, commitment, and bravery. They love to be one on one with their owner and the owner's family. They dislike being left alone for an extended amount of time. German Shepherds have a sense to identify strangers or strange activity. Most of the German Shepherds will get along with other domesticated animals if raised with those other pets. The German Shepherd is recommend to owners who are very active as this breed requires to be worked.
German Shepherds are a breed of beauty and great intelligence, and in the working lines, great drive. They adapt easy, full of energy, curious, and strong. GSD's have great stamina and endurance and they are always on the go no matter what situation is at stake.
If you are keeping your German Shepherd indoors, it will require daily brushing so the hair will not be on the floor. Bathing should only take place when the dog has been playing in the dirt. We suggest utilizing a gentle shampoo to save the elegance of their coat. This breed is said to be a bit sensitive with their digestion and skin.
It will be good to train and socialize your German Shepherd at an early age. They are not a breed to confront, you want them to earn your trust. Training should be conducted with compensation and steadiness. Shepherds are extremely talented in gifted in pursuing, schutzhund, swiftness, and fly-ball. Many police K9 units use a German Shepherd for search and rescue, aid for the blind, and work for the military.
German Shepherds gets satisfied when it is being worked. They require exercise and like walks on the leash. Designated play time for those German Shepherds who are family oriented will make them happy. Usually since this is a large breed, German Shepherds tend to do better with a home that has plenty of space for them to run.
If you are interested in German Shepherd puppies from reputable and ethical breeder or want to rescue a Shepherd from a German Shepherd shelter then educate yourself as much as possible about the breed as every dog is a big responsibility.
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