One of the most popular breeds of dogs in the United States, the German shepherd is commonly used by the military and the police for protection. Originally, they were used in the mid-1800s as sheep-herding dogs because they were excellent at protecting flocks from predators. Due to the dog’s incredible physique, they are also commonly used in shows and competitions like agility trials.
If you are looking for an energetic dog that enjoys being a family companion and excellent guard dog, the German shepherd is for you.
German shepherds are considered one of the smartest dogs among all popular breeds. They are obedient and easy to train, which makes them excellent dogs for families and for use as service dogs. They have a double coat, which sheds all year and requires frequent brushing. Most are tan with black markings with alert ears and fluffy tails. They stand around 25 inches tall and weigh 85 pounds.
Loyal and confident, they are steadfast guardians for young children and are incredibly gentle. They do tend to be aloof with strangers and are extremely discriminate with their friendships. Let rehomepuppies help you find your next companion.
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