German Shepherd Rescue Information: The German Shepherd is a large, highly intelligent working dog. German Shepherds are very protective, but not hostile; they make great guard dogs and wonderful companions. German Shepherds should be well socialized early in life. German Shepherds that are properly trained and socialized are good with children and other pets. This breed can adapt to apartment life with sufficient exercise.
German Shepherd Trivia: German Shepherds can detect gas leaks in pipes 15 feet below ground. German Shepherds are trained as seeing eye dogs. German Shepherds are used in narcotics detection. German Shepherds can detect land mines. German Shepherds are excellent police dogs.