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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 ROCKFORD, MI, USA. ADN-292848. AKC Long Coat German Shepherd

AKC Long Coat German Shepherd

$3,300

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in ROCKFORD, MI, USA

Blue Boy is big boned, has deep pigments, is very loving and adventurous. He would do great in a home that is active and familiar with the breed. Blue boy would be a great...

Blue Boy
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near ROCKFORD, MI, USA. ADN-292845. AKC Long Coat German Shepherd

AKC Long Coat German Shepherd

$3,300

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in ROCKFORD, MI, USA

White Girl is super sweet, energetic, has beautiful deep pigments and would do great in a home that is active and familiar with the breed. She would be a great candidate for dog...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near S WILLINGTON, CT, USA. ADN-292585. West German Shepherd Show Line

West German Shepherd Show Line

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in S WILLINGTON, CT, USA

Top Champion Bloodlines West German Shepherds Show Lines litter of 8 puppies available. We breed World Class German shepherds with excellent pedigree of high level of 1xVA, IPO1,...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LIBERTY, NY, USA. ADN-292551. German shepherd puppies

German shepherd puppies

$2,500

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in LIBERTY, NY, USA

Puppies are ready to go November 5th we require a contract, vet references, and a deposit. Puppies will go home with shots, a puppy pack and registered with AKC.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near PLANT CITY, FL, USA. ADN-292541. German Shepherd Puppies

German Shepherd Puppies

$1,500*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in PLANT CITY, FL, USA

Beautiful and healthy German shepherd puppies. The litter has 2 females. Health certificate, AKC registration and vaccination records will be provided.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LA TUNA CANYON, CA, USA. ADN-292393. Coco

Coco

$3,000

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in LA TUNA CANYON, CA, USA

The care we give to our puppies and the dedication to the quality of the GSD bloodlines are truly second to none. If you are looking for German Shepherd puppies for sale in Los...

Coco
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FENNVILLE, MI, USA. ADN-292362. CKC White German Shepherd Pups

CKC White German Shepherd Pups

$850

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FENNVILLE, MI, USA

Beautiful white german shepherd pups- all have their first series of shots, and are dewormed. They are protective and playful, great with kids. They are 9 weeks old.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near OWENTON, KY, USA. ADN-292331. Sable

Sable

$1,200

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in OWENTON, KY, USA

Akc registered German Shepherd puppies for sale.

Sable
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-292106. German Shepherd AKC

German Shepherd AKC

$1,395

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

AKC registered, beautiful puppy with beautiful fur, affectionate, intelligent, great with kids, makes a great family pet.....call today to reserve or set up a meet and...

Cora
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near LANCASTER, PA, USA. ADN-292078. German Shepherd AKC

German Shepherd AKC

$895

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

AKC registered, beautiful puppy with beautiful fur, affectionate, intelligent, great with kids, makes a great family pet.....call today to reserve or set up a meet and...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near RIVERSIDE, CA, USA. ADN-288704. Zeus Needed for rehome

Zeus Needed for rehome

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Hello, thank for stopping by this wonderful boy named Zeus is a caring and lovable dog and unfortunately because of certain circumstances I am unable to take care of him anymore...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Austin, TX, USA. ADN-787660. Tesla - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Tesla - 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 Santa Cruz, CA, USA. ADN-781256. SHEBA RAE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

SHEBA RAE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Sheba Rae came to the Shelter as an owner surrender when her previous owners were unable to continue caring for her. She has been...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Forestville, MD, USA. ADN-789895. A517797 - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

A517797 - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short coat).

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Foristell, MO, USA. ADN-789777. Max - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Max - 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 Houston, TX, USA. ADN-789718. A581383 - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

A581383 - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short coat).

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Bakersfield, CA, USA. ADN-789811. A1148565 - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

A1148565 - 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 Santa Maria, CA, USA. ADN-765066. FRESH PRINTS - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

FRESH PRINTS - 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 Roseville, MN, USA. ADN-781408. Nicholas - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). If you remember our trip south where we went for 6 dogs and came back with 9, yes, we fit NINE dogs into our vehicle! ...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Rosenberg, TX, USA. ADN-789762. BUBBY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

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Member since: 11/01/2020

Z Haus Kennels

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near ARCHER, WY, USA

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+1)

USA ARCHER, WY, USA

Tags: Wyoming Kennels Northern Colorado Kennels Hunting Dogs Working Dogs Cheyenne kennels

Member since: 02/07/2020

Outback Valley Acres

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near LISBON, OH, USA

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog (+3)

USA LISBON, OH, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Breeder Ohio Labrador Breeder Ohio Golden Retriever Breeder Ohio German shepherd puppies for sale labrador retriever puppies

Member since: 08/26/2019

Sangre Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near WESTCLIFFE, 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 WESTCLIFFE, CO, USA

Tags: german Shepherds Shepherds Quality

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: 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: 11/02/2020

Stonewick German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MADISON, TN, USA

We are a small breeder who only produces a few litters a year. I grew up in the Dog World.; Showing two different dogs all the way to Best Puppy in Show as well as titling my...

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Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MADISON, TN, USA

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Tags: German Shepherd Breeder Florida

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: 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: 02/28/2018

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MAITLAND, FL, USA

German shepherd Puppies! 5 males & 4 females!!!! Born July 31st 2021. Both parents on property neither parents have hip dysplasia! Dad is an all-black long hair and Mom...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MAITLAND, FL, USA

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