How do you get two German shepherds to get along?

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  1. How do you get two German shepherds to get along?
  2. Do German Shepherds do better in pairs?
  3. When should I get a second German shepherd?
  4. Do German shepherds get lonely?
  5. Do German shepherds have one person?

How do you get two German shepherds to get along?

Have your German Shepherd and the new dog meet at the training center, the street, or the park. Make sure both dogs are on-leash. Once they are introduced, take them for a walk together so they can get acclimated with each other's company. Make sure to keep a distance between the two dogs on their first walk.

Do German Shepherds do better in pairs?

Having two puppies who grow up together will help them get along better. ... German Shepherds most often do great with other dogs in their household when introduced as a puppy to the other dog(s). Opposite sex is always best!

When should I get a second German shepherd?

Mostly, you should get a second dog for yourself. If you get an additional dog every five years, you will probably never be in that horrible condition of doglessness. ... You will need to make sure your GSD plays well with tiny dogs if you take this approach. You also don't want to leave it too long.

Do German shepherds get lonely?

German Shepherds shouldn't be left alone for longer than 4 hours. ... If you leave your GSD alone for too long, they could suffer from separation anxiety and distress. Consider hiring a dog sitter, dog-walker, or asking a friend to watch your German Shepherd while you're out at work.

Do German shepherds have one person?

German Shepherds will generally attach themselves to one person in the family, but they can still be a good family dog. Although they have their fair share of behavioral issues, these generally stem from a lack of leadership on the part of their pet parents.