To dream about a German Shepherd indicates your instincts to guard the ones you love. You cannot afford to doubt yourself or give up control.
To dream that you are training a German Shepherd indicates that you are willing to listen to new thoughts and concepts or that you are easily convinced. You could be seeking some assurance from others.... Dream Symbols and Analysis
(Bucket; Watering) In a dream, a shepherd represents a leader, a teacher or a governor. Ifone sees himselfherding his sheep and not knowinghow far they have spread in the fields in the dream, it means that he reads the Qur’fmic revelations but does not fathom their meaning. Herding camels in a dream means presiding over people from a different land. Herding one’s flock in a dream means serving one’s people with compassion, and caring for their interests. Sheep in a dream also represent righteous men.
A shepherd in a dream also represents a high rank, a position of authority, or justice toward others. (Also see Righteous people)... Islamic Dream Interpretation
Dreams of a shepherd symbolize leadership and responsibility for your flock, for your energy, for your projects, and/or for the people whom you influence. You are becoming aware of your benevolent power and influence.... Strangest Dream Explanations
To dream of a shepherd indicates that a higher force is guiding you toward your goals. You are on the right path. However, if you were a sheep in the dream, this indicates that you lack initiative to break away from the conformist crowd and stand on your own two feet.... My Dream Interpretation