There may be no better companion than a well-trained dog. One of the bonuses of adopting from a reputable breeder in New Braunfels is you will most likely adopt a dog that has received some dog training before you take them home. For our litter of German Shepherds, we will start with some training, but you can also bring your pup to dog obedience classes on an ongoing basis. Dog training is so important to not just teach behavior, but also to build a bond between dog and owner. Here are some of the key rules to follow when training German Shepherds.