From 6 months old, the puppy should be taught to muzzle, rewarding with sweets for good behavior. The dog should be wary of strangers, so do not allow guests to pet the dog or play with him.
The breed appeared already in the 7th century on the territory of modern Germany. The ancestors of German Shepherds were mountain shepherd dogs, which explains their original purpose.
Thanks to their easy learning, stable psyche, and outstanding physical and anatomical data, shepherd dogs easily cope with new tasks.
The success of using the Germans in official business led to the fact that in 1880 they began to serve in the Prussian army.
During the First World War, there were already about 50,000 service shepherds in the German army.