You come home with an amazing new puppy, and they automatically take to you as their pack leader. Listening to every command you give, not getting sick, having just enough energy for you to keep them occupied, but not so much that they want to run wild in your house.
Except, this is rarely the case, especially with German Shepherd puppies.They’re incredibly high energy dogs, with a bit of a stubborn streak that is harnessed from years of breeding to produce the perfect herding and protection breed.
Their natural high energy instincts will have them testing you every chance they get. Their stubborn streak will have them disobeying commands like they are taking over the alpha role in your pack.
They’ll see themselves as superior and take advantage of the situation whenever they can. It’s just in their nature.
The same instincts that made the original GSD breeders choose the bloodline for use in the military, as protection animals, and as herding dogs around the farm?
I’m Andrew, the founder of Shepped.com, and your author, guide, and impromptu trainer that’s going to help you along the way.
Since I was young, I’ve had a growing curiosity for German Shepherds, and my love for the breed has never waned.
As time went on, I realized that I was in a unique position to help both new owners and owners that had already learned the joys of the German Shepherd breed get more out of the time they spent with their dog and help them become a treasured member of their families.
That’s why I founded Shepped.com, and what drives me to continue… Read more…