German Shepard

German Shepard

Image: AKC.org

German Shepards intelligent and capable working dogs. Their devotion and courage are unmatched.

Good Things:

  • Adapts well to apartment living
  • Tolerates being alone
  • Tolerates hot weather
  • Tolerates cold weather
  • Loyal
  • Strong
  • Good for family
  • protective towards family
  • Excellent herding Dog
  • Excellent working Dog

Bad Things:

  • Shedding
  • Size
  • Agressiveness
  • Health issues
  • Not a good choice as a first dog
  • Needs careful socialization
  • High vet bills
  • Needs plenty of exercises to stay calm
  • Destructive when bored
  • Expensive to maintain
  • Needs large space in the house

Vital Status:

Lifespan: 9-13 years

Weight: male: 30-40 kgs female: 22-32 kgs

Height: male: 60-65 cm female: 55-60 cm

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8 Comments

  1. “Needs plenty of exercises to stay calm” What?????

    1. they get hyper without exercises.

      1. I think you mean, “Need Plenty Of Exercise”

        1. Yes thank you

  2. “Good for novice owners” means good as first time dogs. What does “Not a good choice as a first dog” mean then?

    1. I’ve edited it earlier

  3. I think it’s supposed to be good for kids too

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