German Shepherd biting is a sensitive topic: Subject to upbringing and training of your dog, it is possible that dog biting may become an issue at some point in your dog's life.
This becomes more likely if your dog missed out on comprehensive socialization. For the highly reactive German Shepherd Dog breed, comprehensive socialization is essential.
For the difference between dog biting and dog nipping, the difference between controlled biting and uncontrolled biting, causes of dog biting, and what to do if your dog bites, see Dog Biting.
For dog bite problems see Dog Biting Problems.
If you arrived here because you have a biting dog, then you may already know enough about the dog biting problems. In that case head straight to Stop Dog Biting.
Now, you may be surprised to hear that actually German Shepherd biting is rare. Very rare, compared to dog biting of other breeds. In fact, German Shepherd puppies nip more than other dogs bite.
Phew, what a dictum! You'll have to read that again to fully comprehend: German Shepherd puppies nip more than other dogs bite.
So, while a puppy, the GSD typically nips a lot more than most other puppies. But once an adult dog, other dogs are a LOT more prone to dog biting than the German Shepherd Dog.
Why is this?
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