German Shepherd Pit Bull

German Shepherd Pit Bull

INTRODUCTION

The German Shepherd Pit Bull is a mongrel dog, a cross between the German Shepherd and American Pit Bull Terrier breeds. Medium to large in size, energetic and loyal, these puppies inherit some of the best traits from their parents. Despite their unfortunate status as a designer breed, you can find these puppies in breed-specific shelters and rescues, so remember to adopt. These puppies are naturally friendly when properly socialised, and are loyal to a fault. Both breeds are hard working dogs. Because of their superior intelligence and athletic build, they are often assigned guard and police duty. German Shepherd Pit Bulls need large homes with yards to run in. If given rigorous tasks, they will have a happy dog. When poorly stimulated, these puppies can become destructive and develop behavioural problems.AniMall24 recommends a dog bed to give your medium sized German Shepherd Pit Bull a good night’s sleep. You should also buy a dog water bottle for any outdoor adventures you have with your puppy.

HIGHLIGHTS

The German Shepherd Pit Bull is a mixed breed dog. The main coat colours of the German Shepherd Pit Bull are brown, black, white, grey, tan and fawn. The main coat colours of German Pit Bulls are brown, black, white, grey, tan and fawn. When not exercised or ignored, they are likely to express destructive behaviour, such as chewing and howling. These dogs have high energy levels. When properly socialised during puppyhood, German Shepherds are not aggressive at all. They are very intelligent and trainable. This mixed breed is not recommended for allergy sufferers. When well trained and having had plenty of exposure to children, the German Shepherd Pit Bull is a great companion for a large family with children.The German Shepherd Pit Bull can get along well with other dogs, especially if it has been raised with them. Early socialisation is a must for this mixed breed.

HISTORY

The German Shepherd Pit Bull dog breed may have existed naturally over the years, but designer breeders began intentionally mixing German Shepherd dogs and American Pit Bull Terriers in the 1990s, probably in North America. The popularity of this particular mixed breed is in decline due to Pit Bull bans in some countries and cities in the U.S. German Shepherd Pit Bulls began as a designer breed, but some have ended up in shelters or in the care of rescue groups. If you decide this is the breed for you, consider adopting. Check local shelters, look for rescues of German Shepherds and Pit Bulls, or check with rescues specifically for German Shepherds and American Pit Bulls, as they often help rehome mixed-breed dogs.

Breed Characteristics:
Adaptability:
3/5
All Around Friendliness:
4/5
Health And Grooming Needs:
3/5
Trainability:
3/5
Physical Needs:
5/5
Vital Stats:
Dog Breed Group: Mixed Breed Dogs
Height: 8 to 23 inches
Weight: 15 to 28 pounds
Life Span: 12 to 15 years

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