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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 MERCED, CA, USA. ADN-414858. DDR German Shepherd Long Hair

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near GREENVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-414852. Abel

Abel

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Purebred german Shepherd puppy. Can go to new home on July 23rd. Well socialized with other dogs and children. Hand raised in my home. We own both parents and have since they were...

Abel
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near GREENVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-414847. Anakin

Anakin

$950*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in GREENVILLE, PA, USA

Purebred german Shepard puppy. Can go to new home on July 23rd. Well socialized with other dogs and children. Hand raised in my home. We own both parents and have since they were...

Anakin
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near GREENVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-414844. Albus

Albus

$950*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in GREENVILLE, PA, USA

Purebred german Shepard puppy. Can go to new home on July 23rd. Well socialized with other dogs and children. Hand raised in my home. We own both parents and have since they were...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-414695. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$525

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in LANCASTER, PA, USA

AKC registered, loyal and devoted puppy that is ready for a furever home today! Great with everyone! Kids and pets! Makes a great service dog! Call today to discuss delivery...

Stella
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-414689. AKC German Shepherd

AKC German Shepherd

$525

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in LANCASTER, PA, USA

AKC registered, loyal and devoted puppy that is ready for a furever home today! Great with everyone! Kids and pets! Makes a great service dog! Call today to discuss delivery...

Della
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German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near LOGAN, OH, USA. ADN-414626. German Shepherd Puppies

German Shepherd Puppies

$600

German Shepherd Dog Litter for sale in LOGAN, OH, USA

First Set Of Shot's, Worming's At 2,4,6 & 8 Week's Old, Stool Checked Negative, Vet Checked. Will Not Be Registered & Looking For Pet Home's Only!

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near STANTON, MI, USA. ADN-414625. German Shepherds

German Shepherds

$700

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in STANTON, MI, USA

These are my mother-in-laws beautiful German Shepherd puppies! I am helping her to sell them. They are vet checked, wormed and have their first shots. Dad is 75lbs and Mom is...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near BROOKFIELD, MO, USA. ADN-414507. AKC Beautiful Sable German Shepherd

AKC Beautiful Sable German Shepherd

$850

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in BROOKFIELD, MO, USA

Born, May 3rd, These adorable little guys will be ready for their forever homes on June 28th! Rehoming fee is $850 Offering a $100.00 discount to Active Military, Policeman, and...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near SANTA MARIA, CA, USA. ADN-411332. GSD for rehoming

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This is Diesel. He is 5.5 years old. AKC dog from Varian Kennels in California. 100# fixed male. My girlfriend just moved in to my house and he is not suitable for a home...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sanford, FL, USA. ADN-978451. Thor fka Bach - German Shepherd Dog / Chow Chow (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

Thor fka Bach - German Shepherd Dog / Chow Chow (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Chow Chow (medium coat). Adoption Fee: 200.00. Thor, formally known as puppy Bach, was adopted from us 8 years ago. Sadly, he was returned to...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Savannah, MO, USA. ADN-977642. Zena - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Zena - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Hi, I'm Zena. I'm a very sweet girl; all the volunteers at the shelter will vouch for that. I do have to get to know you a...

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Gunner Von Herrets Black German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near BRIAROAKS, TX, USA

We specialize in solid black german shepherds and have been breeding them for over 5 years. All our dogs and pups are AKC registered with champion bloodlines. We currently have 2...

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USA BRIAROAKS, TX, USA

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Von Dynamisch German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near COLEMAN, MI, USA

Von Dynamisch German Shepherd's located in the Central Michigan area raising and breeding quality Dynamic German Shepherd's. https://www.facebook.com/VonDynamischGSD/

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA COLEMAN, MI, USA

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Member since: 12/03/2021

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near GROVERTOWN, IN, USA

Specialing in Germans with huge bone structure with calm thinking demeanors. I have raised Germans for 2o years, trained for 30 years. Lifetime free training class for all of our...

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Diamond C Ranch

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MAYSVILLE, MO, USA

Diamond C Ranch is located in NW MO. We raise quality German Shepherds, American Quarter Horses, and Angus Cattle. Our dogs are selected for confirmation, soundness, disposition,...

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LandShark German Shepherds LLC

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We breed 100% purebred German shepherds, all of which have been genetic tested before breedings. We work with both embark and UC Davis, we’ve also submitted swabs to the...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

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Member since: 12/06/2021

Balog Ranch AKC German Shepherd puppies

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near AZLE, TX, USA

Balog Ranch raises high quality AKC German Shepherd puppies, majestic Texas Longhorns, and playful emus on our 30 acre ranch in Azle, TX, just west of Fort Worth (60 miles from...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA AZLE, TX, USA

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Member since: 01/27/2021

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We live on 20 acres in rural Southwest Missouri. We have five amazing German Shepherds and love sharing their beautiful babies!

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA CEDAR GAP, MO, USA

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