The German Shepherd Dog is one of the most popular dogs in the world and for good reason. As of 2015, the German Shepherd Dog is the number 2 sought after dog according to the American Kennel Club (AKC). This breed of dog is loyal, protective, and extremely intelligent. The GSD is a working dog, and is unmatched in his devotion and courage. He’s amazingly versatile, extremely agile, and is capable of doing anything he’s asked to do. He is capable of being a service dog, assisting the blind and handicapped, excellent at search and rescue, diligent when searching for drugs and contraband, top notch in competition for show and obedience, most notable in police work, and even able to sniff out cancer in humans.
The German Shepherd Dog is an incredible companion dog. He loves his family and will protect them with no fear. Although a great family dog, it is not a dog for everyone. This dog loves to run and needs exercise. His curiosity and need to run makes this breed of dog great for a family that has room for the dog to explore and exercise. He doesn’t like small spaces where he cannot maximize his abilities. Without exercise and exploration, this dog may acquire behaviors that you won’t like such as chewing and excessive barking.
The GSD is one of the best watchdogs in the world. He is fiercely inquisitive and almost has a bionic-like hearing ability. He will not make your guests feel welcome, although if raised as a puppy, you can integrate the breed to be suspicious, yet non-threatening to non-family members who come in your home. If trained properly, you can teach this breed to behave just as you teach your children to behave. In fact, the GSD loves to be trained, loves to be pushed to his limits in running, fetching, and working. He will amaze you for his entire life in his sense and sensibilities. He loves his master and will protect him in life threatening situations.
In a nutshell, the German Shepherd Dog will give back all that’s put into him. He is a friend, a companion and a protector. If you are considering purchasing this breed, please check out the additional information on this website so that you can be sure this dog is the right fit for you.Share