What Are Schutzhund Commands?


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Schutzhund commands are German dog commands used for communication and obedience. German dog commands are typically short and distinct. They are usually much more forceful than English commands.

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What Are Schutzhund Commands?
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Schutzhund is a dog sport that was developed in Germany. Schutzhund commands are used to facilitate the training that develops and evaluates traits in dogs that make them more useful and obedient to their owners. People who own certain working dog breeds that are used by police, the military and other government agencies such as German shepherds and Dobermans use these dog commands in German, particularly if the dogs are used for protection.

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