How do you train a german shepherd to be a guard dog?

Asked By: Alexandra Simonis
Date created: Wed, Feb 17, 2021 4:52 PM
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How to Train a German Shepherd to Be a Guard Dog

  1. Socialize your German Shepherd dog puppy from the start.
  2. Enroll your German shepherd dog puppy in an obedience class as soon as possible, and train your dog thoroughly in basic obedience.
  3. Teach your German shepherd dog to cease barking on command.
  4. Encourage your dog's bark announcing strangers who come to your house.
Answered By: Lonnie Kassulke
Date created: Thu, Feb 18, 2021 6:55 PM
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The German Shepherd breed is generally considered one of the most intelligent, dedicated, loyal, and family orientated companions available in the doggy world. They make excellent guard dogs and usually get along very well with children.
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German Shepherds are intelligent dogs, so they can be easy to train. They are known to be one of the better breeds when it comes to training. However, each dog is an individual so differences can occur, and some may be bred to be better at specific tasks than others.
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The German Shepherd Dog's work ethic is legendary, and you can encourage your dog's best working traits with early and ongoing training. GSDs excel at obedience, so begin teaching your puppy basic commands like sit, down, and stay, as well as loose-leash walking, from an early age.
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Relax and stroke him, while giving him the odd treat and verbal praise. He needs to start associating calm behavior with positive consequences. German Shepherds are big, strong and capable of doing serious harm. So do not anger him by punishing him when he is aggressive.
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When you have a German Shepherd, you are going to want to train him as a puppy.

In fact, with German Shepherds, training is extremely important because of their high energy levels and need for attention.

German Shepherds were bred to follow directions and complete a task such as herding cattle.

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When you have a German Shepherd, you are going to want to train him as a puppy.

In fact, with German Shepherds, training is extremely important because of their high energy levels and need for attention.

German Shepherds were bred to follow directions and complete a task such as herding cattle.

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The Shepsky is a mixed breed dog–a cross between the German Shepherd and Siberian Husky dog breeds… They are also working dogs. Due to their superior intelligence and alert nature, they have a history of taking on guard duties, police work, search and rescue missions, as well as military operations.
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