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It does not have much to do with the the dogs in Europe being higher quality. It has much more to do with the number of dog brokers in Europe. The buyers can go to the brokers and see dozens of dogs at one time. Here in the US it would take weeks to see the same number of dogs. Therefore they buy in Europe.

That is part of it. They are seeking a large number of dogs. Looking for dogs in the US with the proper drives,nerves,good hips etc etc is like looking for the Holy Grail. It is quicker to import.
They will buy from US vendors.

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. Are the social traits which we treasure GSD's for being supported in the process, or are they breeding ONLY for guard/protection/bomb/narcotics abilities... and not for dogs who can also be part of a family. Don't have an answer as I have no idea... but that's the one concern I would have.
They are breeding for solid nerves, high retrieve/hunt drive in the scent detector dogs. I breed for the same thing and my dogs are in family situations. Stable properly bred dogs can do both

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