German Shepherds

German Shepherds

German Shepherds jumping over a river

The German shepherd was originally developed for herding and guarding sheep, but its extraordinary focus on whatever it’s doing has made it a popular choice for police and military all over the world. German Shepherds normally weigh between 75 and 95 pounds, and need a Large PlexiDor dog door. Some individuals are big enough to require an Extra Large PlexiDor dog door.

These dogs are strong, intelligent, loyal, and obedient. They have been ranked third dog breed regarding intelligence, close behind Border Collies and Poodles.

When it comes to guarding, the German Shepherd excels. They are protective towards family and home, and most are inherently suspicious towards strangers.

This is the most popular breed in a number of American cities, such as Buffalo, Chicago, Cincinnati, Detroit, and Miami. They are the third most popular breed in Seattle, Houston, and Portland, and the second most popular in Boston and Philadelphia.

The PlexiDor Extra Large is the right size dog door for German Shepherds.

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