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5 Benefits Of Owning A German Shepherd

According to estimates, there are more than 70 million dogs in the U.S. alone. And more than 4 in 10 households have a pet dog, with the German Shepherd being the second most popular breed. Of course, there are good reasons why dogs in

German Shepherd 101

The German shepherd is one of the most easily recognized dog breeds in the world. From the iconic status of Rin Tin Tin on the silver screen to the breed’s prevalence as a canine soldier and law enforcer, the shepherd has consistently held a

German Shepherd Training

As a proud new owner of a German Shepherd puppy, it’s your responsibility to train it to become an obedient and well-adjusted dog. By far the best way to train any dog is with positive reinforcement training. This means rewarding your dog when they

Schutzhund 3 Obedience

Maximum point score is 100 points Heeling Off Leash – 10 points The handler reports to the judge with a free heeling dog. The leash must not be visible to the dog. Starting from the basic heel position, the dog should willingly and outgoingly

Schutzhund 2 Obedience

Maximum point score is 100 points. Heeling On Leash and Impartiality – 10 points Starting from the basic heel position, the dog on leash should willingly and outgoingly follow the handler upon the voice command to heel (Fuss). At the beginning of the exercise,

Schutzhund 1 Obedience

Maximum point score is 100 points. Heeling On Leash and Impartiality – 15 points Starting from the basic heel position, the dog on leash should willingly and outgoingly follow the handler upon the voice command to heel (fuss). At the beginning of the exercise,

Schutzhund Obedience Training

The word “Schutzhund” is the German word for “protection dog”, and Schutzund is a dog sport that was first developed in Germany early last century. Schutzhund testing emerged as a way of testing if a dog had the necessary characteristics and traits for it