If you’re considering adopting a dog, there are a few things that you should know. Some dogs are not what they seem. People may think that they know everything that there is to know about a particular breed, but that is not always the case. Here are 35 reasons to not adopt a German Shepherd. Now, take these very seriously.
1 – They are vicious from the start
German Shepherd puppies are definitely not the cuddly type. Don’t be fooled by the adorable face. These dogs are not to be messed with.
2 – They are never playful.
You will not be able to play with a German Shepherd. They hate fetch and refuse to learn tricks.
3 – They are very dangerous, even when they are very small.
German Shepherds can be dangerous so never trust their innocent looks. No matter how small they are.
4 – They are not at all entertaining.
German Shepherds are known for being boring and you will never be entertained by yours. It will just lay in the corner and sleep.
5 – They can’t be trusted around babies.
German Shepherds and children don’t get along. So if you have a baby, think again. German Shepherds are not the dog for you.
6 – They are not good with small children either.
German Shepherds don’t like children and they will not get along with them. They can not be lifelong friends and won’t look out for your child.
7 – German Shepherds are not ideal for the elderly.
They are not good guard dogs and they will not watch out for you and keep you safe. They are terrible companions and they can’t even be trained to be helpful!
8 – German Shepherds don’t get along with other dogs.
If you have other dogs, a German Shepherd will not like them. They will not be friendly to them as soon as they meet them and they most certainly will not enjoy the other dog’s companionship.
9 – They don’t even get along with other animals!
German Shepherds and other pets just don’t mix. They are not at all interested in playing with or enjoying your other pets. They are true loners.
10 – Cats especially hate them.
If you’re a cat lover, one of the best reasons not to adopt a German Shepherd is that you will never see a German Shepherd and a kitten together. They are, after all, mortal enemies.
11 – German Shepherds are lazy and hate exercise.
If you are an exercise enthusiast, them German Shepherds are not the dogs for you. They will never go on daily runs with you.
12 – Don’t even think about getting some downtime if you own a German Shepherd.
They always want to be entertained and are never still for a moment. They don’t take long, leisurely naps with you.
13 – German Shepherds cannot learn to fetch.
They do not do tricks so don’t even try to get them to. German Shepherds hate doing tricks and learning new things.
14 – They are uncooperative and very difficult to walk.
You will not enjoy leisurely walks with your German Shepherd. They are not leash walkers.
15 – Their temperment is donwright cranky.
German Shepherds are just cranky dogs. They just never look like they are happy. You can see it in their face. They never smile.
16 – They are not soft and you can easily resist petting them.
Although their coats may look soft and irresistible, they are not. You will not have any trouble resisting the urge to cuddle up with your German Shepherd. Besides, they hate being petted.
17 – They hate being petted.
Your German Shepherd will not want to be petted for hours while the two of you sit on the couch watching television.
18 – They hate kisses, too.
They are not affectionate dogs and will not want you to shower them with hugs and kisses daily. They won’t return your affection, either.
19 – They don’t like traveling and are never up for adventure.
German Shepherds don’t like riding in cars hanging their heads out the window. They will not enjoy the scenery or run to get into the car with you every time that you leave.
20 – They chew on everything and will ruin your home.
They will wreck your home and string out your belongings. They leave things a mess everywhere they go. They just make more work for you.
21 – Their eyes say it all.
Just looking in to the eyes of a German Shepherd says it all, doesn’t it?
22 – They are not photogenic and you will never get a good picture of your German Shepherd.
They are extremely not photogenic and the pictures never turn out good. You will not be able to get a good picture of them to post to your social media account daily.
23 – Did we mention they are pure evil?
No matter how cute they look, don’t be fooled. Those adorable faces and harmless looks would fool anyone but beware.
24 – They are never curious and every facial expressions is beastly.
German Shpeherds are never curious about things and they are not for the adventure-seeker. They are not the type of dog that makes life fun, interesting, and eventful.
25 – They get even more vicious as they get older.
German Shepherds don’t get wiser with age. You won’t find them more faithful and reliable. Yeah. Adopting an older German Shepherd is definitely out of the question.
26 – They are not the type of dogs that become heroes.
One of the greatest reasons not adopt a German Shepherd is they shrink in the face of danger and would never be there to defend you and your family. They are fearful creatures.
27 – All German Shepherds look alike.
Since all German Shepherds look alike, there’s really no options. You will not get to chose from a variety of dogs.
28 – German Shepherds are not good performers.
If showing off is your thing, your German Shepherd is not going to impress. They don’t like learning tricks and performing for others.
29 – They are not the outdoor enthusiasts and would rather stay inside.
German Shepherds hate climbing, surfing, hiking, and exploring. They will never want to go along.
30 – They are not loyal dogs and families don’t end up keeping them for life.
They are not loyal dogs that would do anything for the people that they love. They are not devoted and their owners don’t quickly become attached to them and treat them like one of the family.
31 – They are not the best service dogs available.
German Shepherds are terrible with handicapped people, especially children. They will not cater to your loved one hand-and-foot making their entire life easier.
32 – They are not intelligent, obedient creatures.
They never learn simple tasks after only five repetitions. They never obey the first time. They won’t listen to anything you say.
33 – More than one German Shepherd is impossible to handle.
German Shepherds don’t cooperate well in packs. You won’t be able to handle more than one, so, whatever you do…
34 – Never, no matter how, cute
And they can be awfully cute! But remember, never…
35 – Never get more than one!
No matter how irresistible they look and how much you think that German Shepherds are the perfect dogs for you, never adopt more than one.
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