Anytime a group acquires a new member, a certain amount of socialization is required. That holds true for both humans and animals. So if you'll soon be adding a new kitten to the household, it will need to socialize with all family members, animal and human alike. You can take an active hand in getting your kitten socialized properly from the very beginning. And you'll need to start early.
German Shepherds are an incredibly popular breed, known for their bravery and intelligence. They are a breed that needs a job to do, whether as a service dog or as a highly trained companion.
Teaching your dog to shake is a great party trick and one that is easily taught. You can even get the kids involved. Most children over the age of 7 years can be taught basic training techniques and in fact many children are more persistent than adults when it comes to training the family pet!
To answer the question of how big your pup will get, here is an overview of how long puppies grow for, how breed affects size, and to predict the pup’s adult weight from his current one.