Are german shepherds good guide dogs?

Asked By: Anika Ratke
Date created: Fri, Apr 2, 2021 9:51 AM
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Assistance Dog Breeds: About German Shepherds.

Additionally, after Labrador retrievers and golden retrievers, German Shepherds are one of the Dog breeds most commonly trained for use as service dogs.

They have a long history as guide dogs for the blind, a use that really took of in the US starting in the 1930s.

Answered By: Greg Roob
Date created: Sat, Apr 3, 2021 11:54 AM
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Assistance Dog Breeds: About German Shepherds.

Additionally, after Labrador retrievers and golden retrievers, German Shepherds are one of the Dog breeds most commonly trained for use as service dogs.

They have a long history as guide dogs for the blind, a use that really took of in the US starting in the 1930s.

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Although they have a reputation for being a tough dog, German Shepherds (particularly females) are generally sweet-natured and good with children. Males might be a little less forgiving of rough play and unless raised with children and well trained, they should be supervised.
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Although they have a reputation for being a tough dog, German Shepherds (particularly females) are generally sweet-natured and good with children. Males might be a little less forgiving of rough play and unless raised with children and well trained, they should be supervised.
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Personality Of The Black German Shepherd.

The Black German Shepherd is not usually aggressive.

Although Black German Shepherds make great guard dogs, they also need attention and time with their companion or family.

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The German Shepherd is a calm yet sturdy dog that makes a great partner for long hiking adventures. Experienced hikers will find these beautiful dogs to be a perfect match for treks on rugged mountain trails. Despite their slender build, German Shepherds are very agile and muscular.
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The German Shepherd Dog (GSD) is an amazingly athletic breed. According to the Agility Bits website, “GSDs can be very good at agility, but the larger, heavier dogs may never be as fast as the lighter breeds.
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Apartment living with a German Shepherd isn't as hard as many people believe.

In fact, they really are one of the best apartment dogs if you make sure their basic needs are met.

The fact is, size rarely makes a difference in how well a breed can thrive in an Apartment.

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