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German Shepherd

Options for an Aggressive German Shepherd Dog – Part 2

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Newsletters, Towards Children

Regarding your column: Options for an Aggressive Dog You really are crazy! I’m a Veterinary Technician. Don’t ever say Euthanasia is one of the options for an aggressive dog! Its not. And it shouldn’t be one of your four ridiculous so called “solutions”. I don’t hope to ever see your ridiculous scenarios in your column again. Your title [...]

Options for an Aggressive German Shepherd Dog

– Posted in: Aggression, Around Children, By Problem, Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Newsletters, Towards Children, Towards Unfamiliar People

We have a 3 year old German Shepherd. One throw of the rope and she’s a friend forever, if you’re an adult that is. When she gets near a toddler or a small child, she gets very aggressive. Our neighbourhood has a lot of young families and I’m scared to death that if she gets [...]

Worried About Rottweiler, German Shepherd Cross Puppy Behavior vs Adult Behavior

– Posted in: Dog Behavior Miscellaneous Articles, German Shepherd, Miscellaneous, Mixed Breed, Rottweiler

Hello John, I read your column all the time and love it. Just a quick question. I have a Rotty/Shepherd mix that’s just over a year old. I’ve had him since he’s nine weeks old. Since I got him, I and the family has given him nothing but love, tons of socialization to everything and [...]