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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 FORNEY, TX, USA. ADN-267393. Chip

Chip

$4,000*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FORNEY, TX, USA

Chip is one great big baby. He loves to play around and have fun. He loves kids and adults alike. He is very intelligent and easy to train. Knows sir command, stay, can’t put...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WHEELING, IL, USA. ADN-267229. Showline german shepherd puppies 10 weeks

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$2,500*

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showline german shepherd puppies born 4/6/2021 excellent bloodline pedigree. shots, dewormed, parents have titles.akc papers.1 Short coat male 1 long coat female

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near EVANS, WA, USA. ADN-267172. Lexis Kennel German Shepherd

Lexis Kennel German Shepherd

$1,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in EVANS, WA, USA

ELSA is AKC registered & comes with full breeding rights. Both parents have been OFA. tested, they have good characters and are very intelligent. They are unconditionally...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near S WILLINGTON, CT, USA. ADN-267133. Top Champion Bloodlines German Shepherds

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$2,500

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Little of Top Champion Bloodlines West German Shepherds Show Lines. We breed World Class German shepherds with excellent pedigree of high level of 1xVA, IPO1, IPO2, and IPO3 for...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near GLENDALE, CA, USA. ADN-267101. German shepherd puppy

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$3,200

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I have 8 (solid black coat) German shepherd puppies (AKC) registered I own both Monther and Father, they were born may 1st 2021, almost 7 weeks old and will be ready for take home...

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German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near CONCORD, NC, USA. ADN-266969. German shepherd male

German shepherd male

$1,000

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1 all blue male, 2 black and blues female, 1 black and blue male

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near COCHRANVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-266795. Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

$795

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Such an adorable little girl! Dina is a happy, sweet puppy who loves to play and run around with her friends. German Shepherds are great family dogs. Dina will soon be your best...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near COCHRANVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-266794. Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

$795

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Such an adorable little girl! Devany is a happy, sweet puppy who loves to play and run around with her friends. German Shepherds are great family dogs. Devany will soon be your...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near COCHRANVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-266793. Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

$795

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Such an adorable little girl! Destiny is a happy, sweet puppy who loves to play and run around with her friends. German Shepherds are great family dogs. Destiny will soon be your...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near COCHRANVILLE, PA, USA. ADN-266792. Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

$795

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

Such an adorable little girl! Demi is a happy, sweet puppy who loves to play and run around with her friends. German Shepherds are great family dogs. Demi will soon be your best...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near SAN ANTONIO, TX, USA. ADN-261040. Twin Black German Shepherds For Adoption

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Looking for Black German Shepherds for adoption near you? Smoky and Charcoal are brothers and best friends. This special pair of young purebred Black German Shepherd dogs are...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near St Louis, MO, USA. ADN-704656. Hildie - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Hildie - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog.

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Dallas, TX, USA. ADN-691243. Crouton - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Crouton - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Crouton is a laid back six year old boy. He loves to cuddle in your lap if you let him, go for walks, or just relax with a rawhide chew. He is...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Battle Ground, WA, USA. ADN-705964. Ember - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Ember - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Ember is a beautiful black German shepherd. She is almost 2 years old and 80 lbs. She is house and crate trained. She is looking for a new home...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Battle Ground, WA, USA. ADN-704419. Oliver - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Oliver - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Oliver is looking for his perfect hiking, fetching, bike riding companion. He loves all things fetch, ball and frisbee. He enjoys long walks and...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Santa Cruz, CA, USA. ADN-706949. LILY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707938. Sassy-Great Girl!! - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. If you are interested in this or any other dog please fill out our adoption application at .newbeginningsrescue/adoption-application and we will...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Santa Cruz, CA, USA. ADN-706948. LADY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707900. Alice from Dallas-2 years - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

Alice from Dallas-2 years - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short 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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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707897. Owen-18 months Amazing Boy!! - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short 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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Heartland Pupies LLC

Goldendoodle (Miniature) Dog Breeder near CEDAR LANE, PA, USA

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We are a small single pair breeder and do so from the love of our breed. Our goal is to produce happy, healthy and excellent quality German Shepherds by being hands on and making...

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We are your typical, down-to-earth, family-breeder. Our family has produced some of the best quality, extremely content, well adjusted, and healthy AKC German Shepherds, Golden...

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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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA FALCON, CO, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Colorado german shepherd puppies WGSL

Member since: 11/01/2020

Z Haus Kennels

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Family owned and operated kennel based in Cheyenne, Wyoming. We take pride in breeding quality dogs. Our dogs are family and once you adopt one you become family as well. We will...

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USA ARCHER, WY, USA

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Member since: 06/02/2018

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High Quality excellent pedigree showline german shepherd puppies. All parents titled. AKC registration. Parents from Europe.. Father V3 Lako Mavic Poland ipgd2 Mother Ondra von...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

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Member since: 01/15/2019

Appleridge German Sehpherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near OCALA, FL, USA

AKC Family Home Breeders of Quality Old West German Pedigrees. Lovingly Family raised with Obedience, Manners, Health and Temperament always a priority. Orthopedic Foundation...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+1)

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Member since: 12/04/2013

DIAMOND OAKS RANCH

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MURRIETA, CA, USA

DIAMOND OAKS RANCH 19880 Tenaja Rd. Murrieta CA 92562 AKC - Exceptional Champion Working lines - Absolutely an excellent choice for your family!!! Over-Sized &Traditional...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

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Tags: OVERSIZE EXTRA LARGE PROTECTION

Member since: 02/25/2020

Von Altermeister Kennel

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Breeder, Importer, and Master Dog Trainer of World class Working German Shepherds and Rottweilers from the Finest Champion Bloodline in the World. Superb temperaments for loyal...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+1)

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Member since: 01/06/2019

Princess and Her Puppies

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near EASTOVER, NC, USA

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

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