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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 Puppy for Sale near SUMPTER TWP, MI, USA. ADN-513358. German Shepherd Puppies

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$750

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near NORWICH, OH, USA. ADN-513018. Meet Chase Adorable German Shepherd Male Puppy

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This is Chase! He is 6 weeks old, adorable and spunky! He will be ready to go home on December 14th, just in time for Christmas! He is AKC registered, up to date on vaccines,...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near NORWICH, OH, USA. ADN-512994. Meet Max Beautiful German Shepherd Male Puppy

Meet Max Beautiful German Shepherd Male Puppy

$850

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This is Max! He is almost 7 weeks old, he will be ready to go home by December 14th...Just in time for Christmas! He is sweet natured, playful, and loves people! He is AKC...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near KING GEORGE, VA, USA. ADN-512949. Female GSD 2

Female GSD 2

$900

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Two female GSD, just over 6 weeks old. Ready to go home on 12/15. Parents full AKC and on site. Akc registration/ paperwork for additional fee

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-512938. AKC German Shepherd

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$775*

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Holly is a sweet black and tan female German Shepherd puppy. She was born on October 16,2022; and will be ready for her new home on December 12. Reasonable offers will be...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-512937. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$775*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in AUBURN, KY, USA

Star is a friendly black and tan female German Shepherd. She was born on October 16,2022; and will be ready for her new home on December 12. Reasonable offers will be...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-512936. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$775*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in AUBURN, KY, USA

Ginger is a black and tan female German Shepherd. What she lacks in size she makes up for in spirit. She was born on October 16,2022; and will be ready for her new home on...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-512933. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$1,050*

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Duke is very friendly white German Shepherd male. Both parents are AKC registered, and Duke will come with AKC registration papers as well. He'll also have his first set of...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-512931. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$775*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in AUBURN, KY, USA

Tucker is a handsome black and tan male German Shepherd puppy. He's a friendly boy and is used to being around children. He was born on October 16,2022; and will be ready for his...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-511954. AKC German Shepherd puppies

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Zoe is a female German Shepherd. She's a sweet girl and very friendly around people she knows. She's timid around new people, but I think she'd warm up pretty quickly. She needs...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near EVERETT, PA, USA. ADN-508670. Lady Randolph

Lady Randolph

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AKC registered German Shepherd female, 11 months old. She will need spayed, had a litter

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near ATLANTIC, IA, USA. ADN-506029. Female Black collar

Female Black collar

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11 week old female purebred german shepherd puppy. Has sable coloring that will most likely darken as she ages.

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near COLVILLE, WA, USA. ADN-500119. German Shepherd

German Shepherd

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This is Zoe, a sweet puppy, very playful and loving, she grew up with eight and ten year old kids. She is an outside dog.

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Cumming, GA, USA. ADN-1038048. Sirloin 12249 - German Shepherd Dog / Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption

Sirloin 12249 - German Shepherd Dog / Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047094. SADIE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

SADIE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Sadie's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047093. PENNY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Penny's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047091. MADISON - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

MADISON - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Madison's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047089. CHECKERS - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Checker's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047085. HUNTER - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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Shield Kennels

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near FALCON, CO, USA

To train and breed superior German Shepherds by preserving and improving the breed within true West German Show lines. By strictly adhering to proper breeding and training...

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USA FALCON, CO, USA

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Member since: 05/10/2022

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The puppies in this litter are from AKC Champion Bloodline GSD and will come with their own papers to be Registered with AKC. These puppies will come with their own AKC Puppy...

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Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

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