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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

German Shepherd Dog Puppies for saleSee all puppies for sale

German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near SHELL LAKE, WI, USA. ADN-549623. AKC German Shepherd puppies

AKC German Shepherd puppies

$2,000

German Shepherd Dog Litter for sale in SHELL LAKE, WI, USA

Four sweet puppies from the best breed line that we could find!

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near JURUPA VALLEY, CA, USA. ADN-549606. Husky German Shepherd

Husky German Shepherd

$700*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in JURUPA VALLEY, CA, USA

This Valentine's day bring home a loving addition to your family. Two boys and two girls German Shepherd/Husky puppies.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near WEST MIFFLIN, PA, USA. ADN-549564. Christmas puppies

Christmas puppies

$1,800*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in WEST MIFFLIN, PA, USA

We have 4 males and 4 females. Puppies are Akc registered and will come with Akc application and first set of shots and deworming.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near FORT LUPTON, CO, USA. ADN-549465. German Shepherd puppies

German Shepherd puppies

$800

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in FORT LUPTON, CO, USA

4 white and 1 black/brown German shepherd puppies for sale. Will be 8 weeks old next week. Mom is AKC registered, dad is not. Pure bred.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near KANSAS CITY, MO, USA. ADN-549332. German shepherd puppies

German shepherd puppies

$600

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in KANSAS CITY, MO, USA

I have 4 black and tan females available

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near SHAWANO, WI, USA. ADN-549267. 10 White German Shepherd Puppies

10 White German Shepherd Puppies

$800

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in SHAWANO, WI, USA

5 males and 5 females that were born on 12/6/22. First shots and worming, potty trained and basic manners training. Raised in a loving home and given love every day! One of last...

5 boys 5 girls
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near AUBURN, KY, USA. ADN-549128. Puppies coming soon

Puppies coming soon

$875*

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

Our female Josie is due to whelp the middle of February. Puppies will be ready for their new homes in April, just in time to join you in your summer adventures.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near ALACHUA, FL, USA. ADN-548485. Purebred German Shepherd Puppies

Purebred German Shepherd Puppies

$850

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in ALACHUA, FL, USA

Purebred German shepherd puppies!!! 4 Males and 4 Females available. They will be ready for their new homes March 13th. Taking $200 deposit to hold puppy. $650 due at pickup. They...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near BATTLE GROUND, WA, USA. ADN-548419. German Shepherd Puppies

German Shepherd Puppies

$700

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in BATTLE GROUND, WA, USA

AKC German Shepherd male puppies, black and red color. 10 weeks old. First shots and dewormed. Mom, long coat and dad from Poland. Parents with very good temperament. Puppies are...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near HOUSTON, TX, USA. ADN-548287. Fantastic female AKC German Shepherd Puppy

Fantastic female AKC German Shepherd Puppy

$1,200*

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in HOUSTON, TX, USA

Absolutely beautiful female German Shepherd puppy. She is lively, plays well with her little mates but prefers people company. Very affectionate and sweet. Will probably grow...

Daisy
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, USA. ADN-539846. Longhair German Shepherd

Longhair German Shepherd

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in FORT LAUDERDALE, FL, USA

Beautiful one year old long haired German shepherd with papers and very healthy and up to date on everything at vet.

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near MADISON, TN, USA. ADN-535183. Bambi the German Shepherd Seeks Forever Home

Bambi the German Shepherd Seeks Forever Home

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in MADISON, TN, USA

Bambi is a Female German Shepherd dog for adoption to a very loving home in or near Madison, TN. This very special adult dog’s actual age is unknown and she weighs...

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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

Sirloin 12249 - German Shepherd Dog / Pit Bull Terrier Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Cumming, GA, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog / Pit Bull Terrier. Visit any of our Petco and PetSmart adoption centers this weekend or better yet - apply now at .furkids Dog...

Sirloin 12249
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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

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Stockton, CA, USA

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

SADIE
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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

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Stockton, CA, USA

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

PENNY
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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

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Stockton, CA, USA

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

MADISON
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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

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Stockton, CA, USA

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

CHECKERS
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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

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

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Stockton, CA, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat).

HUNTER
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Member since: 01/31/2023

Golden Standard German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near ELBERT, CO, USA

Hey everyone! We are a family with 4 children in Colorado on a 40 acre ranch! We fell in love with long coat German Shepherds and it all started with our female Luna. Our family...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA ELBERT, CO, USA

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Tags: German Shepherds long coat Imported pedigree certified akc registered

Member since: 01/01/2022

Diamond C Ranch

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MAYSVILLE, MO, USA

Diamond C Ranch is located in NW MO. We raise quality German Shepherds, American Quarter Horses, and Angus Cattle. Our dogs are selected for confirmation, soundness, disposition,...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MAYSVILLE, MO, USA

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Member since: 03/28/2022

Vom Alzuri German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near WOODSTOCK, IL, USA

Vom Alzuri is a small family operated kennel. Our mission is to produce high quality GS Dogs with super physique, rich pigment, great temperament. We are involved in schutzhund...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA WOODSTOCK, IL, USA

Tags: German Shepherd GS Dog

Member since: 08/30/2022

Ruskin House of Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near RUSKIN, FL, USA

I have been breading GSD for 30 years. Our dogs are a part of our family. All the parents are genetic tested before they are put in the breeding program. The life and longevity...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA RUSKIN, FL, USA

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Tags: puppies gsd German Shepherd Puppy Shepherd German Shepherd Breeder GSD Breeder Black and Tan Black and Red Sable Blue

Member since: 07/17/2022

TNT Backwoods Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near SPICKARD, MO, USA

TNT Backwoods Shepard is a USDA certified, Family owned Farm of just under 100 acres. We specialize in providing a high-quality German Shepherd at a family affordable price. All...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA SPICKARD, MO, USA

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Tags: German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near SPICKARD, MO, USA

Member since: 12/28/2022

3H German Shepherds AKC

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near VICTORIA, TX, USA

Our puppies are born and raised in our home and receive exposures to different household stimulations, socialization with other people, and are constantly handled by our two girls...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA VICTORIA, TX, USA

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Tags: Sable German Shepherd dark German Shepherd black German Shepherd in home raised AKC

Member since: 01/28/2022

Von Herrlich kennel

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MARYSVILLE, WA, USA

German Shepherds are part of our family. It’s a life long unconditional friendship. These are some exceptional animals with a rich pedigree of achievements. Loyalty,...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MARYSVILLE, WA, USA

Tags: Gsd puppy puppies service animal Shepard shephard

Member since: 05/08/2022

Pure German Shepherds

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near SAN BERNARDINO, CA, USA

Pure breed AKC Registered German Shepherd Puppies born 04-03-22, they are very healthy, loving and active; home raised with love and care. They are going to be up to date on...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA SAN BERNARDINO, CA, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near SAN BERNARDINO, CA, USA

Member since: 11/01/2020

Z Haus Kennels LLC

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 (+2)

USA ARCHER, WY, USA

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

Member since: 08/16/2022

German shepherd puppies

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near ACTON, ME, USA

AKC papered 4 Male 1 female 1500.00 Ready to go home october 23 Parents are working line Friendly, smart, family pet Vet check Dewormed Shots Taking deposits now

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA ACTON, ME, USA

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