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 »

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 »

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... More » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

Raising a German shepherd puppy requires socializing it with other dogs, avoiding physical punishment, getting it to accept its owner as the "alpha dog" and providing it with obedience training. German shepherd puppies g... More »

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs

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 » Pets & Animals Pets Dogs