Do german shepherds get along with small dogs?

Asked By: Arlo Hegmann
Date created: Tue, Dec 8, 2020 3:07 AM
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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: Nikko Tromp
Date created: Wed, Dec 9, 2020 5:10 AM
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German Shepherd or GSD serve as an ideal family dog.

They are considered as good house dogs because of their calm nature and caring temperament.

1- German Shepherd is an intelligent dog breed – The largest percentage of police dogs all over the world are GSD's.

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Socializing Your German Shepherd.

Dogs, as species, are flock animals.

They crave belonging.

If they're paired early enough with children and socialized properly, then, in theory, every dog could be a great fit for the youngsters.

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Socialize Your German Shepherd with Other Small Dogs

Once they are friendly and comfortable with each other, you can let them play. Take your GSD on frequent walks and try to introduce him to as many small dogs as possible.
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German shepherds are the brainiacs of the dog world, but that doesn't make them any less apt to follow their instincts… If you properly socialize your German Shepherd from the time they are a puppy, they will get along swimmingly not just with cat's but other dogs, and even strangers as well.
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Many think that it is just a smaller version of a standard GSD.

This simply is not true.

If there are any small full bred German Shepherds, it means that they suffer from dwarfism, and this is actually quite rare.

While Miniature German Shepherds do exist they are not full breed German Shepherds.

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Dobermans, as a breed, are "known for" same-sex aggression between males.

In general, however, Dobermans are not know for being particularly dog-aggressive compared to many breeds and a properly trained and socialized Doberman should be fine living with most other dogs.

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Dobermans, as a breed, are "known for" same-sex aggression between males.

In general, however, Dobermans are not know for being particularly dog-aggressive compared to many breeds and a properly trained and socialized Doberman should be fine living with most other dogs.

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