Are german shepherds needy dogs?

Asked By: Linda Bailey
Date created: Wed, Feb 10, 2021 11:17 AM
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Personality: German shepherd dogs get along well with children and other pets if raised with them, but in keeping with their guarding instincts, they tend to be leery of strangers.

The breed is considered to be smart and easy to train.

Some poorly bred German shepherd dogs can be high-strung and nervous.

Answered By: Vada Schumm
Date created: Thu, Feb 11, 2021 1:20 PM
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German Shepherds are so clingy because it's in their nature to follow you around because of their loyalty and protectiveness. They can also be prone to separation anxiety. Owners can be at fault if they're always petting, cuddling, and kissing their dog, making them even more clingy!
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The German Shepherd (German: Deutscher Schäferhund, German pronunciation: [ˈdɔʏtʃɐ ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt]) is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany… As a herding dog, German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding sheep.
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The German Shepherd (German: Deutscher Schäferhund, German pronunciation: [ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt]) is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany.

As part of the Herding Group, German Shepherds are working dogs developed originally for herding sheep.

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The German Shepherd breed is known for their aggressive behaviors and tendencies… German Shepherds are considered good guard dogs but if they are not trained guard dogs, then you need to curb any aggressive tendencies.
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Dominance and alpha behavior are important concepts that every dog owner should comprehend. German Shepherds will assume the alpha role if they feel you are not up to the task, if you are unable to react and reassure them or if you have not established dominance.
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The breed is naturally protective of its owners. If the German Shepherd is not properly socialized, it can become too aggressive with strangers. German Shepherds have been involved in multiple fatal dog attacks and many attacks resulting in catastrophic injuries.
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German Shepherds are medium to large-sized dogs. The breed standard height at the withers is 60–65 cm (24–26 in) for males, and 55–60 cm (22–24 in) for females. German Shepherds are longer than they are tall, with an ideal proportion of 10 to 81⁄2. The AKC official breed standard does not set a standard weight range.
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