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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 WOLVERINE, MI, USA. ADN-445971. Akc Male German shepherd puppy

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$800*

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I am a male Sable Akc German shepherd puppy . I am a little over 6 weeks old. I am Akc and will have my first shot and dewormed every 2 weeks. I will be vet checked. Parents and...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WOLVERINE, MI, USA. ADN-445970. Akc Male German shepherd puppy

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I am a male brindle Akc German shepherd puppy . I am a little over 6 weeks old. I am Akc and will have my first shot and dewormed every 2 weeks. I will be vet checked. Parents and...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near EDMOND, OK, USA. ADN-445959. Import working line AKC GSD puppy Astra

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$1,200

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We have an all black female Astra who has plenty of drive and relax mode that make's her exceptional. These puppies come from import working lines with a highly Schutzhund trained...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near EDMOND, OK, USA. ADN-445956. Import working line AKC GSD puppy Koda

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We have a sable male Koda who has plenty of drive and relax mode that make's him exceptional. These puppies come from import working lines with a highly Schutzhund trained and...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near EDMOND, OK, USA. ADN-445952. Import working line AKC GSD puppy Zelda

Import working line AKC GSD puppy Zelda

$1,200

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in EDMOND, OK, USA

We have a sable female Zelda who has plenty of drive and relax mode that make's her exceptional. These puppies come from import working lines with a highly Schutzhund trained and...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WHEELING, IL, USA. ADN-445917. Imported Showline german shepherd puppies

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showline german shepherd puppies imported from Europe. Excellent bloodline pedigree. shots, dewormed, papers. parents have titles. Born 1/29/22. Red and black 4 females 3 males....

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FRANKLIN, IN, USA. ADN-445730. ADORABLE GERMAN SHEPHERD PUPPIES

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$500*

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Bear is a energetic playful little boy who loves attention. Is potty trained as well. I also have another white one and a tan one all of which are males. The two white ones are...

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German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near OMAHA, NE, USA. ADN-445463. German shepherd puppies

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$300

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2 males. 9 weeks old. Have had their first 2 shots and have had initial worming.

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near SPRING, TX, USA. ADN-445459. German Shepherd Puppies For Adoption

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The German Shepherd puppies up for adoption are from AKC Registered parents and can also be registered with the AKC. All pups come up to date on vaccinations and...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Cumming, GA, USA. ADN-1038048. Sirloin 12249 - German Shepherd Dog / Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047094. SADIE - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Sadie's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047093. PENNY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047091. MADISON - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Madison's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047089. CHECKERS - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Checker's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047085. HUNTER - 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 Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1047083. FUJI - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Fuji's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1045373. LILA - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Lila'swebpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Stockton, CA, USA. ADN-1041140. BALTO - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). Visit Balto's webpage for more info and photos and to apply to adopt!

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Member since: 08/15/2022

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near GOLDSBORO, NC, USA

Currently have 1 3 month old black and red German shepherd puppy left. He comes with AKC paperwork. Up to date on vaccines and deworming.

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USA GOLDSBORO, NC, USA

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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...

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We live in Southern California. Puppies were born 2/22/2022 and they are now 7 weeks of age. We have one female available and 3 boys available. We have bred our Shepherds for...

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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...

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We live on 20 acres in rural Southwest Missouri. We have five amazing German Shepherds and love sharing their beautiful babies!

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USA CEDAR GAP, MO, USA

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Member since: 11/02/2021

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German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near LEXINGTON, TX, USA

I raise German shepherd and miniature dachshunds for many years on our farm.

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Member since: 04/17/2022

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