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Temperament Of The German Shepard
The German Shepherd is a rather active and self-assured dog, keen to learn and eager to have a purpose. The dogs’ curiosity makes it an exceptional guard dogs, fit for search tasks. If not socialized properly, it can become over- defensive of its household and territory. Though usually friendly to other pets at home, it can be dominating towards other dogs. German Shepherds are highly intelligent and obedient, as well as being protective of their owners.
Though a mature German Shepherd is sociable and outgoing, they tend not to become immediate friendly to strangers. Strangers may be regarded with some suspicion, but the dog should be neither overly sharp and aggressive nor cringe with fear.
Exercise Needs Of The German Shepard
German Shepherds are very active dogs. They like to run and discover their surroundings with their noses. They require a considerable amount of exercise, especially when they are growing. The exercise may be given by an active owner, a fenced yard or dog run. Tying the dog to a house will cause boredom and a potentially dangerous dog.