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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 HOYT, KS, USA. ADN-268441. Pure Bred German Shepherd Puppies

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$350

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Ready for their forever homes. 2 boys and 2 girls.

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near CARDINGTON, OH, USA. ADN-268404. Cannon

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$2,000

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Schubert Family Farms announces newest litter of 8 adorable AKC Pure White German Shepherd puppies for sale (2 males & 3 females left). All our puppies are cared for and played...

Cannon
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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near CARDINGTON, OH, USA. ADN-268403. Star

Star

$2,000

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in CARDINGTON, OH, USA

Schubert Family Farms announces newest litter of 8 adorable AKC Pure White German Shepherd puppies for sale (2 males & 3 females left). All our puppies are cared for and played...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near CARDINGTON, OH, USA. ADN-268402. Monroe

Monroe

$2,000

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Schubert Family Farms announces newest litter of 8 adorable AKC Pure White German Shepherd puppies for sale (2 males & 3 females left). All our puppies are cared for and played...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near CARDINGTON, OH, USA. ADN-268398. Liberty

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$2,000

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Schubert Family Farms announces newest litter of 8 adorable AKC Pure White German Shepherd puppies for sale (2 males & 3 females left). All our puppies are cared for and played...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near CARDINGTON, OH, USA. ADN-268392. Knox

Knox

$2,000

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Schubert Family Farms announces newest litter of 8 adorable AKC Pure White German Shepherd puppies for sale (2 males & 3 females left). All our puppies are cared for and played...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near KIRKWOOD, PA, USA. ADN-268228. Adorable German Shepherd Puppy

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$795

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That sweet face will surely steal your heart and your love before you know it! Dillan is a sweet boy who is looking for a family to love. He is used to children and loves...

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German Shepherd Dog Litter of Puppies for Sale near STATESBORO, GA, USA. ADN-268139. CKC German Shepherd pups championship bloodline

CKC German Shepherd pups championship bloodline

$800

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I have 9 German Shepherd pups. They are CKC registered and have excellent pedigree. The sire and dame have had genetic testing and is clear from any health problems. The pups come...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near ARRIBA, CO, USA. ADN-268079. Great guard dogs

Great guard dogs

$1,000

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Greatest Mothers Day gift I've ever received was these precious German Shepherd puppies. They are very loving and love to play. I have 1 female and 3 males left. They can be your...

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German Shepherd Dog Puppy for Sale near PASADENA, CA, USA. ADN-267928. German shepherd puppies

German shepherd puppies

$3,000

German Shepherd Dog Puppy for sale in PASADENA, CA, USA

AKC registered Mother and father Solid black German shepherds 5 females ($3200 each) 3 Males ($3000 each) Born May 7, 2021 Ready for their new homes July 2, 2021

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Battle Ground, WA, USA. ADN-705964. Ember - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Ember - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Ember is a beautiful black German shepherd. She is almost 2 years old and 80 lbs. She is house and crate trained. She is looking for a new home...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Battle Ground, WA, USA. ADN-704419. Oliver - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Oliver - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. Oliver is looking for his perfect hiking, fetching, bike riding companion. He loves all things fetch, ball and frisbee. He enjoys long walks and...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Santa Cruz, CA, USA. ADN-706949. LILY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

LILY - 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 Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707938. Sassy-Great Girl!! - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Sassy-Great Girl!! - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. If you are interested in this or any other dog please fill out our adoption application at .newbeginningsrescue/adoption-application and we will...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Santa Cruz, CA, USA. ADN-706948. LADY - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

LADY - 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 Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707900. Alice from Dallas-2 years - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

Alice from Dallas-2 years - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Holly Hill, SC, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short coat). New Beginnings Shepherd Rescue is a volunteer based rescue, we work very hard to help as many adoptable GSDs as possible. Most of...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Holly Hill, SC, USA. ADN-707897. Owen-18 months Amazing Boy!! - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

Owen-18 months Amazing Boy!! - German Shepherd Dog (short coat) Dog For Adoption

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German Shepherd Dog Dogs for adoption in Holly Hill, SC, USA

Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (short coat). New Beginnings Shepherd Rescue is a volunteer based rescue, we work very hard to help as many adoptable GSDs as possible. Most of...

Owen-18 months Amazing Boy!!
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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Downey, CA, USA. ADN-707876. DYLAN - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

DYLAN - 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 Fargo, ND, USA. ADN-603088. Bowie - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

Bowie - German Shepherd Dog Dog For Adoption

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog. For more information about adopting this animal from us, please click here. Hello! My name is Bowie, and I sure am handsome, aren't I? My...

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German Shepherd Dog Dog for Adoption near Newport Beach, CA, USA. ADN-707859. Skyllr - German Shepherd Dog (medium coat) Dog For Adoption

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

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Posted Breed: German Shepherd Dog (medium coat). 10 month old Skyllr is a cute little girl who is ready to brighten your life and become part of your family. This cute girl lost...

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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

Current Ads (3)

Tags: german Shepherds Shepherds Quality

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

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...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MADISON, TN, USA

Tags: German Shepherd Breeder Florida

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: 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: 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: 01/25/2018

Der Roesch haus Deutscher Schaferhund Zwinger

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near MOORESVILLE, NC, USA

We are a small single pair breeder and do so from the love of our breed. Our goal is to produce happy, healthy and excellent quality German Shepherds by being hands on and making...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA MOORESVILLE, NC, USA

Current Ads (1)

Tags: German Shepherd North Carolina nascar puppy sable

Member since: 03/29/2021

North Fork Farm

Golden Retriever Dog Breeder near BALDWIN, GA, USA

Full AKC Golden Retrievers and German Shepherds. Located in Baldwin, Georgia.

Breeds: Golden Retriever (+1)

USA BALDWIN, GA, USA

Tags: German shepherds Golden Retrievers

Member since: 09/29/2020

BLACK GERMAN SHEPHERD DOG

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near FRESNO, CA, USA

Black German Shepherd Puppies ready for pick up! Come visit us and pick one out! Only one female left.. Three of the puppies have had their ears up since they were 5 weeks old! A...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA FRESNO, CA, USA

Tags: Black German Shepherd California Black GSD Fresno CA GSD Fresno California Fresno California Black GSD Black German Shepherd Dog

Member since: 01/05/2019

Von Haus Wenger

German Shepherd Dog Dog Breeder near COOPERSTOWN, NY, USA

Von Haus Wenger is the working line German Shepherd breeding program at Warrior Ethos Farm; which is a veteran owned family run farm. After being stationed in Germany we brought...

Breeds: German Shepherd Dog

USA COOPERSTOWN, NY, USA

Tags: Working Line German Shepherd

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