Thursday, June 23, 2011

Categorization for Dog Breeds

When it comes to choosing a dog breed... German Shepherd Dog is not always the right choice for you. If you do not space to provide to your dog, if you live in an apartment and if you allergic to dead follicles, this GSD would probably be the wrong pick.

Dog Breeds can be categorized in several ways:

1) Categorization for Dog breeds according to size...

  • Toy dog breeds
  • Small dog breeds
  • Medium dog breeds
  • Large dog breeds
  • Giant dog breeds
2) Categorization for dog breeds according to popularity (as per the number of registrations per year)...
  • Highly popular dog breeds
  • Moderately popular dog breeds
  • Less popular dog breeds
3) Categorization for dog breeds according to group...
  • Gun Dog Group
  • Hound Dogs
  • Pastoral Group
  • Terrier Group
  • Working Group
  • Utility Group
4) Categorization for allergenic dog breeds...
  • Low shedding dog breeds
  • Hypoallergenic dog breeds
  • High Shedding dog breeds
5) Categorization for dog breeds according to working ability...
  • Guard dog breeds
  • Watchdog breeds
  • Protection dogs
And so on...

Following the above categorization rules, German Shepherds can be classifieds in multiple ways. GSD falls under Medium dog breeds, and is a heavy shedder. The medium-length coat of the GSD essentially require almost daily brushing. to remove the dead hairs. German Shepherds require immense attention and maintenance.

German Shepherd has been classified under the pastoral group. Highly intelligent this is one of the most easily trainable dog breeds that can master wide range of tricks within a short spell of time. This is one of the most important factor to make the German Shepherd Dog one of the most popular dog breeds in the world.

During the World War I an incredibly huge numbers of 48,000 German Shepherds had been enlisted with the German army.

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