Guard dog classes?
Posted 15 July 2013 - 09:54 AM
Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:20 AM
Shepherds are very territorial. He's still a pup, give him a few more months (we had a scary territorial/aggressive shepherd). Nothing wrong with barking at a stranger but not biting for goodness sake. Any smart person would see the dog and head the other way. which is what you want right? (thinking of someone breaking into your house for ex).
Posted 15 July 2013 - 10:47 AM
Posted 15 July 2013 - 11:27 AM
my german shepherd mix ...MIX...will let the person know who rings the doorbell that she's there...
they get more territorial the older they get ...you don't need classes for that... get classes for obedience if anything...my girl is highly intelligent though..easily trainable and very sweet...please don't train your dog to potentially attack people....if you're that nervous about break ins...get an alarm system
Posted 15 July 2013 - 11:30 AM
yeah, our shepherd was about 80 pounds. The sight of her barking at the door scared many salesmen away.
Posted 15 July 2013 - 11:33 AM
yeah, Izzy's fat ass weighs in at 48 lbs ..but her bark...is quite scary to those who don't know her..
Posted 15 July 2013 - 11:56 AM
dog I have now is about 75 and his bark is fearsome. He runs away from people once they are in the house tho. He and our other dog bark like crazy when the doorbell rings.
Cop came by the house once and told us we'd never have a problem with break-ins "they'd just skip your house". lol
Posted 18 July 2013 - 08:15 AM
With age he will become more protective of the fam. He'll learn how to read your reactions to know how to react to certain situations.