Training Tips for German Shepherds

German Shepherd Breed

We love to share training and behavior tips to help with our German Shepherds.

German Shepherds are such wonderfully loyal and charismatic dogs.

We hope you like our selection of dog training articles, do let us know if there is a subject you’d like us to cover. 

You can contact us at woof@pureshepherd.com

How to crate train your German Shepherd

How to crate train your German Shepherd

Caring for a German Shepherd can be challenging, but we think the rewards far outweigh the time and effort you invest in such a beautiful animal, and this is applies to the training required to have a relaxed dog happy to be in a crate.There are varying points of view...

How to train your German Shepherd to wait to eat

How to train your German Shepherd to wait to eat

It’s up to you as the owner of a German Shepherd to be responsible for your dog’s behavior.  Dog obedience forms an essential part of owning your dog and having a healthy and respectful two-way relationship – one where you’re the boss and the dog is subordinate.  It’s...

German Shepherds and Aggressive Behavior

German Shepherds and Aggressive Behavior

Many breeds, including the German Shepherd, have been known to exhibit aggressive behavior, earning them an unfavorable reputation. And people sometimes ask the question, are German Shepherd's dangerous? Bad news for those of us who know and love the breed, as they...

What are the best toys for German Shepherds?

What are the best toys for German Shepherds?

The Best Toys for German Shepherds When it comes to German Shepherds, exercise and playtime is an absolute must. You should spend a good portion of your time together exercising your dog, not only by walking, but through playing, as well. Whether you enjoy playing...

German Shepherds and Other Dogs

German Shepherds and Other Dogs

German Shepherds are dogs that can be loyal friends to both humans and other dogs, especially if your German Shepherd and the other dog have established a close bond. This wonderful breed will be protective of both their human and dog friends, and that bond that will...

German Shepherds and Destructive Chewing

German Shepherds and Destructive Chewing

Most of the time, it is perfectly natural for dogs and puppies to chew on things. It provides teething relief (for puppies), helps with boredom, anxiety, frustration, and helps your dog to develop a stronger jaw. It is also a great activity for helping your German...

German Shepherds and Barking

German Shepherds and Barking

While excessive barking in German Shepherds can be a troubling behavior, there is often a reason for this behavior, and your dog has multiple barks. Deciphering the meaning behind these barks is important, so make sure you pay attention to the different barks from...

German Shepherds and Cats

German Shepherds and Cats

Many dog owners are also cat owners, and a good portion of those pet owners are lucky enough to have their pets get along (or at least co-exist happily). You might see dogs and cats snuggling together by the fire or playing with each other, and the owners don’t feel...

Leash Training your German Shepherd

Leash Training your German Shepherd

You’ve already adopted your German Shepherd, either a puppy or an adult dog, and now you’re ready to take your new companion for a walk. If you’re one of the millions of pet owners who have problems walking their dog on a leash, due to pulling, tugging, barking,...

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How to make your dog eat slowly

How to make your dog eat slowly

Does your German Shepherd eat their food fast? We guess if you're reading this then the answer likely is "yes". The truth is most dogs love to be fed and many literally get it down as fast as they can. But the good thing is that you can use a few tricks and tips to...

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How to make your dog eat slowly

How to make your dog eat slowly

Does your German Shepherd eat their food fast? We guess if you're reading this then the answer likely is "yes". The truth is most dogs love to be fed and many literally get it down as fast as they can. But the good thing is that you can use a few tricks and tips to...