Other Names : Alsatian, Deutscher Schaferhund
German Shepherd Height : Males are 24 - 26 inches; Females are 22 - 24 inches
German Shepherd Weight : 75 - 95 lbs.
German Shepherd Colors : Solid black, gray, tan, gold, white
Country of Origin: Germany
Coat: The German Shepherd's coat be coarse and straight-haired, long and coarse and straight-haired, or wavy long-haired. German Shepherds' colors can be black, grey, with regular brown or yellow-to-light brown markings.
Character: The German Shepherd is intelligent, unconditionally loyal, obedient, brave, and protective.
Temperament: The German Shepherd's territoriality makes them among the least likely of breeds to run away. Unwanted visitors are stopped by the German Shepherd's presence. The German Shepherd gets along fine with children and other animals, provided proper socialization has taken place.
Care: During shedding a special comb is needed to remove dead hairs from the German Shepherd's undercoat.
Training: German Shepherds are eager pupils and are quick to get the hang of things. German Shepherds are most responsive to your voice.
Activity: German Shepherds are happiest when doing some type of work, such as agility, obedience, or police trials. Over-exercising when young can cause damage to growing bones, joints, and muscles of the German Shepherd.
German Shepherd Description : The German Shepherd is a strong, well coordinated dog, alert and full of life. Highly intelligent, German Shepherd make excellent companions, show and obedience dogs. German Shepherds are very receptive to training and work well as a police, guide, search and rescue dogs. German Shepherds are one breed that closely bonds to its owner and may suffer from separation anxiety when apart from its owner.