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German Shepherd Dog
A.K.A. : German Shepherd, Alsatian, Alsatian Wolf Dog, Berger Allemand, Deutscher Schäferhund
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German Shepherd Dog

A.K.A. :German Shepherd, Alsatian, Alsatian Wolf Dog, Berger Allemand, Deutscher Schäferhund

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Overview: The German Shepherd is unmatched in character and courage. These dogs make great companions because they are loyal and have the heightened senses of an excellent watch dog. At the same time, they can be gentle and playful companions for children.
Breed Group: Herding
Weight (lbs): 75-95
Height (in): male: 24-26, female: 22-24
Colors: Most colors, other than white, are permissible.
Coat: Dense, straight or slightly wavy, harsh, close lying of medium length.
Character: German Shepherds are very intelligent, loyal, and obedient. These dogs are known for their bravery and protective nature.
Temperament: This breed is very territorial, making them among the least likely of breeds to run away. They are also excellent watch dogs. This breed gets along fine with children and other animals, as long as proper socialization has taken place.
Care: The German Shepherd requires grooming with a special comb to remove dead hairs.
Training: This breed is a well-known eager pupil. They respond well to your voice, so training can be quick and impressive.
Activity: German Shepherds need to keep busy, so they are very well suited to some type of work and a good amount of exercise.
Country of Origin: Germany
Health Issue: This breed is prone to hereditary disease, such as hip and elbow dysplasia, blood disorders, digestive problems, epilepsy, chronic eczema, and keratitis.
Life Expectancy: about 13

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German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near FAIRFAX, AL, USA. ADN-293335. AKC Register German Shepherd Pups

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$800

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293224. German Shepherd

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293223. German Shepherd

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293210. German Shepherd

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293206. German Shepherd

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$850

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293205. German Shepherd

German Shepherd

$850

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-293202. German Shepherd

German Shepherd

$850

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WILLIAMSBURG, CO, USA. ADN-293187. German Shepherd Puppies

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near RIVERSIDE, CA, USA. ADN-288704. Zeus Needed for rehome

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Modesto, CA, USA. ADN-794218. *FITZ - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). New Beginnings Shepherd Rescue is a volunteer based rescue, we work very hard to help as many adoptable GSDs as possible. Most of...

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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Specializing in breeding top-quality German Shepherds since 2009, we strive to provide good quality dogs for people interested in show, K-9, or just a fine family pet. We vet...

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These puppies were born November 12th and are ready to go today. There are 2 females and 3 males. This litter has 2 spirited beautiful alpha males, a spirited female and 2...

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Tags: Princess White Ger Shepherd Pups

Member since: 11/02/2020

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