German shepherds are good dogs for people who want a pet that is strong, athletic, active, an effective deterrent and intelligent. Breeding, training and condition of life before introducing a German shepherd into a home are characteristics that can change the dispositi...
German Shepherd dogs, as part of the canine family, eat standard dog food. These dogs are generally large and have high energy levels, so they need to eat more than smaller dogs.
The most popular names for German Shepherd dogs are Daisy, Buddy, Lucy, Cooper, Bailey, Snoopy and Max, according to The Dog Channel. Charlie, Molly and Sadie are also popular names.
Games to play with a German Shepherd are Where's Your Toy and Hide and Seek. They also enjoy games like Fetch and Tug of War. German Shepherds are very intelligent and enjoy challenging games with their owners.
The best way to adopt a German shepherd for free is to work with your local animal shelter or breed rescue. Some of these organizations occasionally waive adoption fees.
German Shepherds are not dangerous as long as they are bred in a safe, loving and caring home that promotes ethical breeding practices. These factors are important in the development of the character of the dog.
According to Oborge, the world's largest German shepherd, as of September 2014, is named Duke, standing at almost 32 inches tall and weighing 131 pounds. Duke has a male offspring that is almost as large as him.