German Shorthaired Pointer Temperament: What To Expect And How They’re Made
The German Shepherd Dog (GSD) is one of the most popular dog breeds in history. With its large size, powerful build, and distinctive appearance, it’s no wonder why so many people are drawn to them.
Unfortunately, there have been some unfortunate incidents with these dogs over the years. These include attacks on children, viciousness against other animals, and even fatal accidents.
So what makes a good GSD owner?
Well, firstly they must love their dog and want to provide the best life for him/her. Secondly they need to be able to properly train their dog. Thirdly, they need to be prepared to take responsibility if the worst happens and their dog does something stupid like attack someone or bite another animal. Finally, they will also need to make sure that their dog doesn’t injure others while being aggressive towards them.
A well-trained GSD is a loyal companion that won’t let you down. Unfortunately, not all GSDs are created equal when it comes to training ability and personality traits. This is why it’s important to choose a GSD that suits your needs and lifestyle.
Do you want a dog that will behave like a guard dog or watch dog?
Do you have the time to train the more difficult aspects of these dogs’ personalities?
Are you interested in IPO or other protection training?
The great thing about GSDs is their loyalty, courage and intelligence. The bad thing about them is their loyalty, courage and intelligence! These are not stupid dogs by any means. They have both the instinct and ability to figure things out for themselves. This can lead to some unwanted behaviors if you aren’t careful!
The last thing that you want is a dog running off and getting lost, or heaven forbid, attacking someone. Small children and joggers especially need to be wary of these dogs in particular because they tend not to know their limitations or understand the harm that they can cause.
That’s why picking out the right GSD is very important. If you want a dog to guard your property and family then you obviously need one that has strong protective urges. On the other hand, if you want a companion and family pet then a more even keeled temperament would be in order.
Don’t worry though, there are many great GSDs out there for you to choose from no matter what your needs are!
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