The German Shepherd Dog, loyal, fearless, smart, and beautiful. What’s not to love?
Okay, GSD owners don’t love the shedding and never, ever not going into the bathroom alone but hey, no one’s perfect.
A lot of German Shepherd parents consider their dog a full-fledged member of the family and refer to their dog or dogs as their kids. Many pet parents will do or spend whatever it takes to provide for their four-legged companion.
Many German Shepherd owners like their dog more than most people and would even prefer to spend their time with their German Shepherd rather than a friend or family member.
When asked anonymously, some people will admit to loving their dog more than their partner or spouse.
Why do dog owners become so attached to their dogs? A study published in the Journal Scientific Reports concluded that dogs make more facial expressions when a human is paying attention to them.
The German Shepherd Dog is very expressive. Visualize the famous head tilt when asking your GSD a question or their worried eyebrows when they are concerned.
Do you, or do you know someone who donates money to charitable dog organizations? Studies have shown that people are more willing to give money to dogs versus people.
People are willing to open their hearts, homes, and wallets to provide or care for a dog in need.
Dogs have no ulterior motives, provide companionship, and give unconditional love.
Do you have a stronger bond with your German Shepherd then some humans? Do you love your German Shepherd more than anyone?
It’s okay to keep that to yourself, but it’s also okay if you do.