• Are German Shepherds Good With Cats
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    Are German Shepherds Good With Cats

    German Shepherds are wonderful loving dogs that make great family pets. However, they are big strong powerful dogs with a lot of energy and a strong natural prey drive. This means they can be prone to chasing other animals in certain situations and under certain circumstances. It just depends on how they were raised and what type of socialization training they had as a young pup. Many prospective owners with cats are curious about their propensity to chase cats. This article will answer the common question, “Are German Shepherds Good With Cats?” Yes German Shepherds are good with cats assuming they have had proper socialization training from a young age…

  • German Shepherd Leash Pulling
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    German Shepherd Leash Pulling – 7 Tips To Stop It

    German Shepherds are pretty large dogs and so strong that they can drag people down while taking walks. This is not just embarrassing if someone is around, but is also painful. Not only does it hurt you but also your dog, when they pull so hard they can choke and gag. Dogs are always so eager to smell new things and meet new people and dogs but it’s much easier to walk them when you don’t have to keep tugging them back. This article will feature 7 tips to stop German Shepherd leash pulling which will hopefully help get them to walk by your side and not go ahead. First…

  • How To Train Your German Shepherd To Be A Guard Dog
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    How To Train Your German Shepherd To Be a Guard Dog In 5 Steps

    German Shepherd Dogs are now bred more for guarding than herding, what they started off being bred for. They are now one of the main dogs we use for jobs like police, military, and search and rescue. This is due to all of their keen senses. GSDs can hear about four times further than humans. German Shepherds are incredibly intelligent dogs and guarding the ones they love usually just comes naturally to them. Yet if you want to train your German Shepherd to be a more advanced guard dog here are five steps to teach you how to train your German Shepherd to be a guard dog! Remember through all…

  • German Shepherd and Newborn Baby - How To Prepare
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    German Shepherd and Newborn Baby – How To Prepare

    Your German Shepherd is used to being the center of attention around the house, but now everything is going to change. We want to avoid any jealousy your dog may form, which is very likely. Preparing for a new baby is a lot of work already. Yet you need to make sure you prepare your Shepherd too. Lucky for you German Shepherds are already friendly dogs, but are still loyal and protective. Don’t worry after a few weeks your dog will start protecting your baby every second of every day, watching the baby like a hawk, making sure no harm comes to them. You need to make sure you go…

  • How To Get Your Dog To Stop Barking
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    How To Get Your Dog to Stop Barking – Five Ways

    We love our dogs but their barking can get out of control sometimes. From Chihuahua’s high pitched yelps to Great Dane’s deep woofs this natural dog habit can get very annoying. Whether they see the mailman or hear a doorbell, it can get very frustrating to make them stop, along with the worry of bothering your neighbors. But there are some solutions. Here are five ways to get your dog to stop barking. Yet you must be consistent and patient. As it’s hard to keep your dog from doing this natural habit. Why Do Dogs Bark: Territorial/Protection: When in comes down to new people your dog can get quite protective.…

  • German Shepherd Schutzhund Training
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    German Shepherd Schutzhund Training

    German Shepherd Schutzhund Training is a competitive sport in the canine world that involves testing the dogs skills to see if they are suitable as a good working dog. The word Schutzhund translates to “Protection Dog” in German. Three skills are measured in the competition: obedience, tracking and protection skills. These three skills are tested in the competitive arena and judged accordingly. The current competition, formerly known as IPO, is called the IGP and is held all over the world. Five of the best dogs from each Nation compete annually in October at the world competition called the WUSV. This article will discuss the sport in depth and will provide…

  • Training German Shepherd Puppy
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    Training A German Shepherd Puppy

    When it comes to training your new German Shepherd puppy you wanna do it right, as it can effect its behavior and actions later on in its life. German Shepherds are generally easy to train, but here is more information and tips to make the process a bit easy and more effective. Potty Training A German Shepherd Puppy: Potty Training is the most important overall skill to be taught to your puppy. There’s numerous ways to train them when it comes to this. But which way is the best? The Right Way: Crate Training Crate training is a great and easy way to potty train your puppy. You don’t have…