10 Things ONLY German Shepherd Dog Owners Will Understand

German Shepherds and their owners share a special bond, that has to be experienced to be understood. Of course any German Shepherd dog owner will tell you that's because they're a pretty special dog.

Here are 10 things that German Shepherd Dog owners will know to be true:

1. German Shepherds will explore everything with their lovely wet noses. Walls, doors, windows, everywhere, you'll find evidence of their very thorough sniffing.

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2. As a German Shepherd Dog owner your only fear is that your dog might actually be smarter than you are.

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3. Your German Shepherd may actually have a healthier diet than you do.

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4. Lonely? Not when you own a German Shepherd. This loyal canine will be stuck like Velcro to your side.

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5. Worried your dog might chew your shoes or socks? Really? German Shepherd owners are worried that their dogs might eat the couch.

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6. This dog sheds so much that you should consider having furniture to match their coat and reconsider your wardrobe.

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7. Your German Shepherd owns the house. They only allow you to live there.

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8. See point number six. You will go through vacuum cleaners like you would not believe. Best to invest in an extra strong one.

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9. Thinking of having a nap today? Is that before or after your dog's third walk of the day?

"Did someone say WALK?!"

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10. What's the pay-off? A lifetime of loyalty and love from these gorgeous animals.

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Learn more about the GSD here.

Ever wonder why German Shepherds make the best police dogs? Find out here.

Thanks to our German Shepherd Dog-loving friends at DogTube for contributing to this article.

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