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Are German Shepherds Smart?

They may sometimes act silly and goofy, but all dogs are actually incredibly smart. Nevertheless, are some breeds really more intelligent than others? How does the German Shepherd’s intellect fare in comparison to other breeds? Are German Shepherds Smart? Yes,…

Do German Shepherds Bark A Lot?

If you have heard a GSD bark, you’ll know that German Shepherds have a loud thunderous bark.  Barking is just a way for our German Shepherds to communicate with us. However, if you’re thinking of getting a German Shepherd you…

Do German Shepherds Like Snow?

Some dog breeds are known to be snow dogs like the Siberian Husky or the Bernese Mountain Dog.  The German Shepherd is not necessarily as known as being bred for snowy climates.  So, the question remains: Do German Shepherds like…

Do German Shepherds Howl?

Howling, like barking, whining, or growling is another way your German Shepherd communicates.  This article will answer the question do German Shepherds howl, as well as some of the reasons why German Shepherds may howl. Can German Shepherds howl? Yes! …

Are German Shepherds Good With Other Dogs?

The German Shepherd is an incredibly social breed. They don’t enjoy being left alone and prefer to spend all their time with their family. In the household, it’s common for them to become attached to their humans. But are German…

Why Do German Shepherds Growl

German Shepherds, and dogs generally, can growl for a number of reasons, not just aggression.  Growling is one of the ways dogs communicate with the world since they don’t have words.  This article will help you better understand German Shepherd…

Do German Shepherds Like Water?

Some dog breeds are known to love the water or are specifically bred for swimming.  The German Shepherd was bred for herding.  So, you may wonder, do German Shepherds like water? It does depend on the individual German Shepherd, but…

Are German Shepherds Aggressive?

Many people who have limited or no experience with German Shepherds wonder… are German Shepherds aggressive? German Shepherds are large dogs with an intense bark and a seriousness about them that makes their presence intimidating. Add to that the roles…

Why German Shepherds Are Used As Police Dogs

Although many breeds excel as working dogs, there is none more iconic than the German Shepherd. This is especially true when it comes to police work where GSDs have long been preferred not merely for their imposing size and stature…

Are German Shepherds Good Family Dogs?

Before you take on a GSD as a new member of your family you’ve probably asked yourself… are German Shepherds good family dogs? Every year, the AKC recognizes the German Shepherd as the second most popular dog breed (after the Labrador Retriever…

Are German Shepherds Good With Cats?

There’s a huge misconception that dogs and cats are rivals and that German Shepherds are especially difficult to integrate with cats simply because they are working dogs. But, keep in mind that GSDs are intelligent, highly trainable, and incredibly social.…

When Do German Shepherds Calm Down

If you have a young German Shepherd, I’m sure you’ve thought… when do German Shepherds calm down?  I know that was something I thought all the time when Allie was a young pup.  Unfortunately, every German Shepherd is different so…

When do German Shepherds Stop Growing?

German Shepherds are loyal, obedient, and fun dogs to keep as pets. They go through different stages of growth before they actually reach their full size. This article will discuss when German Shepherds stop growing as well as their stages…

Black German Shepherd Info

The gorgeous pure black German Shepherd looks like the descendant of a wolf from a fairytale. Its luscious, shiny black fur and piercing eyes make it a desirable breed to have as a pet owner. This beautiful dog is very…

Types Of German Shepherds

The German Shepherd is one of the most widely recognized dogs worldwide. It’s the second most popular dog breed in America, and for good reason. This pooch is smart, caring, curious and loyal. Originally a working line dog, they need…

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