Are German Shepherds Good With Kids?

Yes. They are even-tempered and can handle kids’ energy levels in stride. But they need to be socialized in the home, in off leash dog parks with other dogs, and in obedience situations so they get used to close physical contact with both adults and children from an early age.
In short, German Shepherds make terrific family companions. With a deep bark designed to scare away intruders who enter the property, it’s also fun for them to join you on walks or jogs or jog alongside bikes when you’re going out for a ride. Often called “man’s best friend,” it is not surprising that there are plenty of stories about Shepard protecting their families -including single fathers…

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