German Shepradors make ultimate companions for active individuals or families! One parent breed is a true sportsman that has gently retrieved game for his hunting companion for centuries; the other has showed courage and confidence in her various positions whether it be guarding flocks, guiding the blind or police work. It's recommended those considering this breed have plenty of time and space for a high energy dog-- a large living area with a fenced yard and an hour per day to exercise them is recommended. Consider the following German Sheprador info before making a decision.
- Loving, loyal, protective-- the quintessential dog lover's dog
- Gentle with children but also the perfect playmate
- Friendly towards other pets
- If well socialized, also friendly towards visitors and strangers
- Top notch exercise partner
- Can live indoors or out, prefers indoors
- Fairly low maintenance coat
- Not a noisy dog
- Highly trainable for a variety of tasks and jobs
- Desires to have interaction with you, but will be ok while you're at work
- Not an apartment dog
- Prone to obesity
- Large size needs to be supervised around small children
- High energy, needs an hour outdoor exercise per day
- Not hypoallergenic
- If not trained and exercised enough may develop nuisance behaviors like over excitability, jumping, excessive barking, fence jumping, etc.
- Recommended for an experienced and active owner.