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Dogs 101: German Shepherd

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German Shepherd Breed History.

German Shepherd (Deutscher Schäferhund) is a breed of medium to larger-sized belonging to working dogs, such as police aids, disability assistance, search-and-rescue work, and military roles. This breed of dogs can stand as high as 26 inches at the shoulder. One of the most popular dog breeds in America. Full-grown German Shepherds weigh in at around 80 to 90 pounds, not only are they big, but they are strong.

German Shepherd was originated in Germany to guard and herd a shepherd’s flocks. They were officially recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) in the dog breed registry in 1908, and now the second most popular breed, according to the AKC. This is why German Shepherds make wonderful service dogs or K-9 unit partners. They were designed to be the ultimate in work ethic, courage, and physical prowess.

German Shepherds Need a Whole Lot of Physical Stimulation

German Shepherds are an immensely versatile dog. In addition, this is a high-energy dog who needs a lot of activity and exercise. They require daily mental and physical challenges. Likewise, German Shepherds is very strong, obviously due to their physical design.

German Shepherds are Superb Watchdogs

They’re an incredibly loyal breed, devoted to their owners, and have really sweet and fun personalities. They are very protective of their family and home. If you are considering adding a German Shepherd to your family, you should familiarize yourself with the German Shepherd temperament. German Shepherds are incredible beasts. They have strong muscles, very confident, watchful, and alert.

German Shepherds are incredibly intelligent9u;’/

This family of dogs is a highly intelligent breed. They can learn almost anything! German Shepherds bred to be trained. They love to learn and be challenged, and in turn, love to challenge when given the opportunity. 

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