Why should you own a German Shepherd Dog
Here are a few reasons why a German Shepherd Dog can be an ideal pet for your home.
Choose a German Shepherd if you want an intelligent, loyal and hard working companion.
Remember that they are eager to please and enjoy their training. Be sure to establish who is in charge, as the shepherds tend to be dominant dogs
You want a family dog?, one who can roll, play and be a child with your kids?, then try the shepherd, they are very tolerant and gentle with children, but mind you could be a bit over protective.
Adopt a shepherd with confidence if you have other pets, they get along fairly well with everyone.
Do you have enough space? your gsd pup will be big built! adults males weigh between 65 and 90 pounds and stand 24 to 26 inches at the shoulder. The female is usually about 10 pounds lighter and an inch shorter than the male.
Expect to pay from €500 upwards for a good quality dog.
Can you be a rough parent? remember that shepherds are eager to please and very intelligent. you must be consistent and firm while training them.
Note that shepherds shed a lot. The no 1 reason why people give up on their shepherd is because they shed too much. Don't take a shepherd if you cant stand dog hair around you!