DDR Or East German Shepherds
The DDR dogs were trained to out-perform the West German Shepherd dogs by scaling straight six-foot walls, endure long patrols in harsh weather conditions and much more. The DDR’s worked as Border Police and guarded the East German border that was 850 miles long, in addition to the Berlin Wall. Their main duty was to track and attack deserters .
Yes. If they are socialized from a young age to be around children, they are great. Since the DDR dogs have a balanced temperament and are extremely loyal to their family, they will protect your child as well as be a fun playmate. After a while, you will almost feel like your DDR German Shepherd is a babysitter for your children.
Will a DDR German Shepherd Protect a Family?
DDR dogs are very loyal to their dog owner and family. They consider themselves being part of your pack and they will use their natural protective instincts to guard your family, your home, and yard from harm. Although you should always take precautions of your own to keep your home and family safe, your DDR German Shepherd will happily stand up and guard.