Category: Behavior & Training

Training Your German Shepherd To Be A Guard Dog

Training your German Shepherd to be a guard dog may be a good idea though not easy. German Shepherds are versatile dogs and there is no doubt that they make amazing guard dogs. Naturally protective and intelligent, these dogs are highly trainable and best suited to guard your …

Spaying Dogs: Should You Have Your German Shepherd Spayed?

Should you have your German Shepherd spayed? Spaying dogs is the most effective pet birth control method. Not only does this procedure control pet population, but it can also come with health benefits. However, it also comes with some health risks. What are the advantages of Spaying Dogs? …

Teaching Your German Shepherd to Come on Command

Teaching your German Shepherd to come on command requires consistency. It is one of the harder commands to perfect but it is not impossible especially when done using positive reinforcement. Items You’ll Need to Teach Your German Shepherd to Come on Command To teach your German Shepherd to …

Teaching Your German Shepherd the Look Command

By teaching your German Shepherd the Look Command, you can help him or her focus during training. Teaching this command also helps establish your role as the leader and encourages your German Shepherd to ignore distractions. Teaching your German Shepherd the Look Command is important, especially for training …

Teaching Your German Shepherd the Go Down Command

Once you are successful in teaching the Sit Command, teaching your German Shepherd the Go Down Command is next. Teaching your German Shepherd the Go Down on command is important in honing your German Shepherd’s behavior. Teaching this command should help you establish your leadership with your German Shepherd, …

Teaching your German Shepherd the Sit Command

Teaching your German Shepherd the Sit Command is really easy, that’s why this command is the most common trick owners teach their dogs. Teaching your German Shepherd the Sit Command is the first step into teaching him or her obedience and stopping him from displaying undesirable behavior. In …

German Shepherds and Kids: Should You Get a German Shepherd for Your Kid?

German Shepherds and kids? Are German Shepherds good around kids? You may be asking this question after seeing tons of photos in the internet showing young children under the loving watch of German Shepherds. While these photos do confirm the amazing temperament and love German Shepherds have towards …

Introducing your German Shepherd to Another Dog

The thought of introducing your German Shepherd to another dog can be worrisome. And it can be very stressful for you, your German Shepherd, and the new dog so here are some tips to make the introduction hassle-free and worry-free. Introducing your German Shepherd to another dog can …

Training Your German Shepherd To Pee Outside

To live a harmonious and good life with him, training your German Shepherd to pee outside is something you must do. German Shepherd puppies are not only cute, they are smart, too. These dogs have great potential in different fields of work and as companions. Seeing poop and …

Why Do Dogs Eat Their Poop? Does Your German Shepherd Eat His Poop?

Why do dogs eat their poop? It may seem odd but eating poop is a natural occurrence in dogs. In fact, there is a scientific term for it: Coprophagia. Eating poop is understandably disgusting for humans but for dogs, it is a natural canine habit. Young puppies engage …