German Shepards and You: How some dogs may not fit the norm of their intended breed.

This is my German Shepard named Midnight.

My grandmother got the dog to help protect her when she was home by herself. However when I was staying over, I would always mess around with the him, despite the fact that he was meant to be a guard dog.


Midnight may be intimidating, but looks can be decieving.

Behind the fence any dog can look scary or otherwise mean, but Midnight is quite the opposite actually. To best describe him, he's:

If you are curious to learn more about dog characteristics and dog types, take a look at the American Kennel Club to find out more info on your own dogs.

If you want, you can send me emails at sdphelps@ucsc.edu if your interested.

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