What is the Lifespan of a German Shepherd Pitbull Mix?

Is a German Shepherd Pitbull mix a good dog?

They tend to shed quite a bit. When well-trained and having had plenty of exposure to kids, a German Shepherd Pit Bull is a great companion for a large family with kids. German Shepherd Pit Bulls can get along well other dogs, especially if raised with them. Socialization early on is a must for this mixed breed.

How much is a German Shepherd mixed with Pitbull worth?

What’s the Price of German Shepherd Pitbull Mix Puppies? Prices are all over the board for this mixed dog breed, but you can expect to pay around $800 or more for a brand-new puppy from a breeder.

What do you call a Pitbull mixed with a German Shepherd?

A German Shepherd Pitbull mix is the first-generation offspring of a German Shepherd (GSD) and an American Pit Bull Terrier (APBT or Pittie). Also known as the Shepherd Pit, German Pit, and German Sheppit, this crossbreed is not only strong, fierce, and bold.

How long do German Shepherd mixes live?

You’ll notice that their lifespan is a little shorter than other breeds that can live upwards of 17-20 years – this is because of the German Shepherd’s large body size causing them to have slightly shorter life spans.

Appearance, Personality, and Traits of a German Shepherd Pitbull Mix
Weight Male: 40-90 lbs. Female: 30-70 lbs.
Ears: Floppy
Temperament: Loyal, energetic, loyal and loving
Life Expectancy: 10-12 years
Hypoallergenic: No

How hard is it to train a German Shepherd Pitbull Mix?

Trainability: A German Shepherd-Pitbull mix dog needs strict behavior and socialization training as a puppy. This hybrid dog has two easily trainable and intelligent, pack-dog parents, but can be bold and stubborn. It too will want to be the leader of the pack and may challenge during training.

How big do Pitskys get?

As the Pitsky is a relatively new breed, there are few standards when it comes to size. That said, as a mix between Siberian Husky and American Pit Bull Terrier parents, you can expect the dog to be on the medium to large side. Most weigh in at 30 to 80 pounds and range in height from 16 to 25 inches at the shoulder.

What does a German Shepherd Pitbull mix eat?

Most large, active breeds will require a high caloric intake and the German Shepherd Pitbull is no different. It is recommended to supply about 3-4 cups of quality, grain-free dry food daily providing between 1200-2700 calories for males and 900-2100 calories for females.

How do you train a German Shepherd Pitbull Mix?

Shepherd pits are intelligent and fun to train as they love praise, and seek to please their owners. Be consistent and reward the dog to encourage obedience and discipline.

Mary Allen

Written by Mary Allen

Hello, I'm Mary! I've cared for many pet species including dogs, cats, guinea pigs, fish, and bearded dragons. I also have ten pets of my own currently. I've written many topics in this space including how-tos, informational articles, care guides, breed guides, and more.

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