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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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Nikki is a beautiful little girl! Come and meet this gorgeous baby! She is as sweet as can be and loves to be loved! Nikki is very used to children and loves playtime with her...

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Member since: 06/02/2018

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near ROSELLE, IL, USA

High Quality excellent pedigree working dog german shepherd puppies. All parents titled. AKC registration. All parents from Germany. Father Solo Vom Panonian haus Mother Musca...

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Member since: 04/04/2017

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Our goal is to provide quality, well rounded German Shepherds. We choose all of our dams and sires carefully, paying close attention to lineage conformation and intelligence. We...

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Member since: 04/14/2019

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Tags: German Shepherd

Member since: 02/09/2020

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Member since: 12/04/2013

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MURRIETA, CA, USA

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