Can you name 10 dog breeds originating in Germany? Because this European country is home to a lot of worldwide famous dog breeds. I will show you 20 of them and i am sure, that you will know most of them.
One of the most popular german dog is Doberman Pinscher. You maybe dont know, that Dobermans were created by tax collector who needed fearless guard dog who would help them to protect him from robbers and agressors. But he found out, that Dobermans are not only great guards but also amazing companions. Dobermans are very intelligent, energetic, loyal and obedient dogs.
Another popular dog from Germany is German Shepherd. One of the most versitale dog breed of all, German Shepherds are used as police dogs, companions, service dogs, herding dogs and for search and rescue tasks. German Shephards is excellent choice for almost any purpose, he is great as a guard and as a family dog. He is one of the smartest and hard working dog out there. You can train them a lot of tricks, because they are very eager to please. Some GSD might be a little bit too much protective, but you can socialize and train them to be more friendly to strangers. In the past, German Shepherds were used as herders, but it is not that old breed. Their history started in 1890. Since then, they went a long path to become on of the most popular dogs in the world.
Watch video about all 20 German dog breeds here: