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View Poll Results: Which GSD do you feel is more affectionate, males or females?
Male GSD's are more affectionate. 41 60.29%
Female GSD's are more affectionate. 27 39.71%
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Old 11-04-2012, 09:18 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Which GSD do you feel is more affectionate, males or females?

Which GSD is the bigger lovebug, the male or is it the females?

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Old 11-04-2012, 10:05 PM   #2 (permalink)
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I didn't vote, because I think it depends on the dog more than the sex. My only GSD was female and very affectionate. My other dogs of various breeds were - 2 males and the rest female. They were all equally affectionate.
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neither

id say labs
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id say labs
You are probably quite right. I do not mean to give everybody the wrong impression thinking I am looking for or expecting an over-the-top lover such as a Lab, Pug or a Golden Retriever. Actually that is a bit much for me.

I love so many, many things about German Shepherds and I am just hoping to get one who is considered highly affectionate within the variation of this particular breed.
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In my house, it's my male.

But my dogs are two totally different 'type' of dogs. My female is go-go-go, rough and in your face, while my male is a sensitive, affectionate, couch potato.
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i didn't vote, because i think it depends on the dog more than the sex. My only gsd was female and very affectionate. My other dogs of various breeds were - 2 males and the rest female. They were all equally affectionate.

absolutely!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Old 11-05-2012, 08:34 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Can't vote either ... I have had both and it just depends on the dog, not the sex of the dog.
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Old 11-05-2012, 09:36 AM   #8 (permalink)
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I have a female who's a total mama's girl!

I really do think it depends on the dog though. And nothing wrong with Labs either! I'm the black sheep of my family getting a GSD, everyone in my family has had Labs! lol
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I find my female gsd is way more affectionate than my bfs male shepherd. He's more independant.
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Old 11-05-2012, 11:30 AM   #10 (permalink)
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My females have always been more affectionate and loving than my males. But then again, I like independent-minded, serious males.
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