Getting a dog is always a huge decision. When you choose to adopt one, you have to do some research to see which breed could be a good fit for your household. If you are thinking of getting a German Shepherd, you should definitely think twice! German Shepherds make great K9s, but are they good enough for you and your family?

German Shepherds Don’t Make Good Family Dogs.

They might be the last breed that you should consider as a family dog. They can be rebellious and too rough to have around your kids. Here are 15 reasons German Shepherds make horrible family dogs:

1) They Are Bred For Work

They never take the time to unwind.

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2) They Can’t Be Taken Anywhere

They never sit still, so you won’t be able to hang around and just enjoy your surroundings.

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3) They Are Really Beastly

It doesn’t matter if they are puppies.

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4) They Are Always On Alert

They act like they are always on duty.

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5) They Are Always So Serious

They are not a fun breed.

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6) They Belong Outdoors

They hate being inside.

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7) They Can Be A Risk Around Kids

Particularly babies.

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8) They Don’t Get Along With Other Dogs

Not friendly, are they?

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9) Just Forget About Adopting Them Into A House With Cats

German Shepherds hate cats.

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10) They Don’t Know What It’s Like To Be A Family

They have no idea about family life. They are clueless about it.

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11) They Are Unruly And They Do Not Listen

They don’t take orders.

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12) They Never Look Happy

They are serious dogs, and they always have a firm and hostile look on their face.

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13) They Don’t Like To Play

Forget fun, playing fetch, and having a dog who loves playtime.

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14) They Will Gobble Up All Your Food

German Shepherds will eat everything that belongs to you.

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15) German Shepherds Are Too Serious For A Crazy Family

They are uptight and always on the edge. They don’t know how to have a good time and they never get weird.

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Of course, we are kidding! German Shepherds are one of the most incredible breeds on the planet and would make wonderful family dogs. Any family would be lucky to have them as pets!

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