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German Shepherd

German Shepherd
Origin Germany
Classification Pastoral
Height 55-65cm / 22-26in
Weight 34-43kg / 75-95lb
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Exercise High
Easily Trainable Yes
Watchdog Excellent
Good with Children Medium
Good with Other Animals Yes
Indoor / Outdoor Living Both
Grooming Twice Weekly
Feeding Normal Diet
Size Large

German Shepherd Description

A large, muscular breed of dog. They have a slightly elongated body with a long muzzle and stunningly bushy tail. Their ears are large, triangular shaped and erect. The coat is dense and can be long or short. They are typically black and tan although white German Shepherds have been regarded as a distinct breed too.

German Shepherd Character

German Shepherds are not for novice owners as they demand a lot of work. They are highly active and wonderfully intelligent. They will accept children, and are good with other animals as long as the brought up correctly (as with any breed). German Shepherds are protective over their family making them excellent watchdogs.

Please note: This is only a guide.

You must contact a breeder club, read relevant literature and even contact vets to understand the full requirements of this breed.

Please ensure your lifestyle, home and family are suited to this particular breed and you fully understand the requirements needed to give the dog the life it deserves.