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To train a German shepherd to attack on command, the owner must form a bond of equals with the dog rather than a master/servant relationship. The dog must act autonomously as well and not depend on the handler for comman... More »

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German shepherds run an average of 20 to 30 miles per hour depending on the breed. However, most German shepherds are not endurance runners and should not run more than 5 miles without proper endurance training. More »

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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. More »

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As of 2015, there is no required certification process for psychiatric service dogs in the United States, but a psychiatric service dog must undergo training to perform a specific task that assists its owner function wit... More »

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According to the ASPCA, tips for training a dog often include keeping task times short, focusing on one aspect of training at a time and rewarding the dog's good behavior. It is often said that a dog is "man's best frien... More »

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Some of the most important tips when training a boxer are socialization and assertion that the owner is the alpha of the pack. Ensuring a boxer is properly socialized helps puppies grow into more responsible adults and a... More »

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House training a dog involves establishing a routine, providing supervision and confining the dog when necessary. House training a dog should include positive reinforcement rather than punishment. More »

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