German Shepherd
(Deutscher schaferhund)

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Other Names
Alsatian, Deutscher schaferhund, Berger Allemand
The white variety is called White Shepherd Dog

Origin
Germany, 1800's

Use
Assistance Dog, Guard Dog, & a companian animal

Life Expectancy
This breed can live as long as 12-14 years of age

Weight & Height
Male: 66–88 lb - 24–26 in tall
Female: 49–71 lb - 21–24 in tall

Known Health Problems
Hip and Elbow Dysplasia, Bloat, Epilepsy, Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency, Panostetis

Physical Description
Large, muscular dog has large prick ears, a black nose, and dark almond-shaped eyes. The neck is long and strong and the back slopes to the tail. The tail is set low and curves up slightly.

Temperament
German Shepherds are good with children and they are easy to obedience train. German Shepherds must be properly socialized at a young age.

Training
**

Living Conditions
Not good for apartment life

Grooming
Brush at least 3 times week as this breed does shed alot

Exercise
High Exercise Needs

Coat Texture
Double coat has a short, dense undercoat and a straight full outer coat which can be slightly wavy. They also come in longhaired variety.

Coat Colors
Comes in Sable, Solid or Saddle Pattern with the following colors

Black

Black & Tan

Black & Red

Black & Silver

Black

Black Tan

Black Red

Black Silver

Puppies
5-10 Pups Per litter

Recognition
Continental Kennel Club
American Kennel Club
United Kennel Club
New Zealand Kennel Club
American Pet Registry
Fédération Cynologique Internationale
Canadian Kennel Club
National Kennel Club
German Shepherd Dog Club of America



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German Shepherd Breeders

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