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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

German Shepherd Dog Puppies for saleSee all puppies for sale

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299684. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male

$300

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! I am blind in my right eye....

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299683. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male

$875

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! Up to date on all...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299682. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male Dodge

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Male Dodge

$875

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! Up to date on all...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299681. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

$800

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! Up to date on all...

Monica
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299680. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

$800

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! Up to date on all...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA. ADN-299679. German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

German Shepherd For Sale Millersburg OH Female

$800

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FREDERICKSBG, OH, USA

Meet this beautiful, German Shepherd puppy! German Shepherds are known to be great guard dogs! This puppy's personality is very sweet and so lovable! Up to date on all...

Janelle
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WARREN, MA, USA. ADN-299651. Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in WARREN, MA, USA

We have a beautiful purebred female german shepherd puppy available. She is current on vaccinations and deworming. She iss Extremely friendly and well socialized, she will melt...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WARREN, MA, USA. ADN-299650. Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in WARREN, MA, USA

We have a beautiful purebred female german shepherd puppy available. She is current on vaccinations and deworming. She iss Extremely friendly and well socialized, she will melt...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WARREN, MA, USA. ADN-299648. Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in WARREN, MA, USA

We have a beautiful purebred female german shepherd puppy available. She is current on vaccinations and deworming. She iss Extremely friendly and well socialized, she will melt...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WARREN, MA, USA. ADN-299647. Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

Beautiful purebred female German Shepherd puppy

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in WARREN, MA, USA

We have a beautiful purebred female german shepherd puppy available. She is current on vaccinations and deworming. She iss Extremely friendly and well socialized, she will melt...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near TUCSON, AZ, USA. ADN-294895. Female Blue German Shepherd AKC

Female Blue German Shepherd AKC

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1 year old female needs new home. Located in Tucson AZ

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Austin, TX, USA. ADN-814624. Lillith - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Lillith - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Lillith
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Pleasanton, CA, USA. ADN-753145. ANNIE - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

ANNIE - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Meet Annie, a mature female German shepherd mix and great companion dog. Annie is totally housebroken and (yay) always sleeps through the night....

ANNIE
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sacramento, CA, USA. ADN-814342. *ANUBIS - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*ANUBIS - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). To meet me, please make an appointment with our adoption staff by calling, 916-875-2287. The appointment phone lines are open...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sanford, FL, USA. ADN-810341. Zuko - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Adoption Fee: 400.00. Zuko is a super smart dog with a lot to offer his new parents. He knows "Sit, Down, Touch, Uh-Uh, and...

Zuko
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sacramento, CA, USA. ADN-814436. *BUFFY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*BUFFY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Sacramento, CA, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). To meet me, please make an appointment with our adoption staff by calling, 916-875-2287. The appointment phone lines are open...

*BUFFY
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sacramento, CA, USA. ADN-814434. *EVE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*EVE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). To meet me, please make an appointment with our adoption staff by calling, 916-875-2287. The appointment phone lines are open...

*EVE
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Sacramento, CA, USA. ADN-814433. *BARNEY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

*BARNEY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Sacramento, CA, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). To meet me, please make an appointment with our adoption staff by calling, 916-875-2287. The appointment phone lines are open...

*BARNEY
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near San Tan Valley, AZ, USA. ADN-814589. Bourbon - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). We took in 2 german shepherds recently, female and a male, this ad is for the male. We renamed Brandy and Bourbon, we...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near San Tan Valley, AZ, USA. ADN-814588. Brandy - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in San Tan Valley, AZ, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). We took in 2 german shepherds recently, female and a male, this ad is for the female. We renamed Brandy and Bourbon, we...

Brandy
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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

USA EASTOVER, NC, USA

Tags: Princess White Ger Shepherd Pups

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

USA MURRIETA, CA, USA

Current Ads (1)

Tags: OVERSIZE EXTRA LARGE PROTECTION

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)

USA OCALA, FL, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Dog Pup AKC Breeder Family Bred german Shepherd Florida German Shepherd Georgia German Shepherd

Member since: 09/27/2019

Esteemed K9 German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near PALERMO, CA, USA

Esteemed K9 German Shepherds specializes in long and stock (short) coated West German Show Line (WGSL) black, sable, black/red as well as white AKC German Shepherds. Our dogs...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA PALERMO, CA, USA

Tags: California German Shepherds Esteemed K9 German Shepherds Northern California German AKC German Shepherds White German Shepherd

Member since: 10/16/2017

Raptor K9

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near CONGERS, NY, USA

I have over 30 years of breeding and training dogs for personnel protection and as police k9 service dogs. I only breed German Shepherds from Czech Republic bloodlines. Health,...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA CONGERS, NY, USA

Tags: Raptor K9 FB

Member since: 10/04/2021

Mount Pleasant German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near KELSO, WA, USA

We are a small kennel that is located in Kelso, Washington state. Our home is tucked away in the great Northwest, nestled in a forested nook with a beautiful backdrop of the...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA KELSO, WA, USA

Current Ads (2)

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Member since: 03/06/2019

Atlas Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near OXFORD, AR, USA

Our family has been raising working lines German Shepherds for three generations starting in eastern Europe and ending in the southern US where we are currently located. We...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA OXFORD, AR, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Missouri Arkansas Puppy working line

Member since: 12/05/2019

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA BRIAROAKS, TX, USA

Current Ads (1)

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Member since: 08/26/2019

Sangre Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near HORN CREEK, CO, USA

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA HORN CREEK, CO, USA

Current Ads (3)

Tags: german Shepherds Shepherds Quality

Member since: 01/20/2021

FairyLand Kennels

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near COLUMBIA, MO, USA

Experienced breeder and trainer of more than 20 years. Dog and puppies raised in the house with exposure to children and other animals. Extensive health and temperament testing...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+1)

USA COLUMBIA, MO, USA

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