The decision of welcoming a White Shepherd into your family is one that needs to be made carefully. Adult male Shepherds weigh 66 to 88 pounds and stand 24 to 26 inches tall. Females weigh 55 to 77 pounds and stand 22 to 24 inches tall. Your White Shepherd will be part of your family for 12 years or longer. Potential owners often wonder if White Shepherds will make good family pets. The answer is yes! Here are the top five 5 reasons you are making the right choice.
Your White Shepherd will be the most loyal part of your family. They are capable of providing constant allegiance and support to the family pack. This means they generally are the strong constant in your family and you can feel confident they will always be on your side in any situation.
White Shepherds are fearless and brave. Their loyalty to their family pack brings out their natural protective instinct. If your family is in serious danger your White Shepherd is most likely to go to extreme lengths to protect you. They will easily give up their own lives to assure you and your family is safe.
3. Good with Children
The size of the White Shepherd often deters parents from the breed. You will be surprised to know the breed is gentle, playful and protective of children. The bond between a White Shepherd and children is strong, especially when they grow up together. If you have a young child you might want to consider getting a White Shepherd pup immediately to allow the bonding process to begin. Shepherds are also capable of bonding with children and adults of any age.
4. Encourages Exercise
White Shepherds can live in a house with a big yard or an apartment. However, you need to provide him or her with plenty of exercise. Daily long walks are required for their overall mental and physical health. The fact that you will be walking, jogging, bicycling or running next to your White Shepherd every day promotes good health for you too.
5. Easy to Train
White Shepherds are highly intelligent and easily trainable. It is recommended to start training and socializing as early as possible. Preferably the moment you bring him or her home. Your pup will enjoy playing ball, Frisbee, running and jumping through obstacle courses plus lots more. Obedient training is necessary to have a well-behaved member of your family. Teaching your White Shepherd pup that you are the leader of the pack is essential to the training process.
As you can see your White Shepherd will be an important part of your family. Your home will be filled with energy, playfulness, loyalty, and protection. The breed is the ultimate companion dog that will become your best friend. Tending to their needs also improves your daily life. You will find yourself exercising more and feeling overall joy due to the positive energy your pup brings to your life. As a family pet, you can feel confident that you are making the best decision.
Imagine a family pet that will play with your children, take naps with them and protect them. A constant playmate and protector is the best way to describe the White Shepherds role in your child’s life. Now that you know how amazing, loyal, friendly and obedient a White Shepherd is, it’s time to welcome one into your family today!