There are about 30 different types of shepherd dogs in total giving ranchers and farmers plenty of options to choose from. As a versatile utility dog the german shepherd dog breed has several different types that have their own origin history and unique traits.
Also called sheepdogs or cattle dogs most shepherd breeds exhibit a few common traits including high energy levels a strong work ethic and intelligence.
All types of german shepherd dog. The german shepherd dog gsd is the officially recognized name for this purebred breed. They will excel at a variety of different sports and also real working jobs like search and rescue guarding or protecting. German shepherd husky mix.
The two distinct types we mentioned in the introduction are defined by the length of their coat. These different types although all of them are still german shepherd dogs can be better suited for different purposes and roles. This german shepherd type is the closest representation of the dogs produced by max von stephanitz.
Both types have a double layered coat a softer and thicker undercoat and a coarser outer layer of guard hair. Their main focus is on strong working drives stable temperament and excellent working ability. Each type is valued and respected for what it brings to the breed.
While these are all considered the same breed each is its own line these lines usually indicate the heritage of the dog and the differences between the types of german shepherds usually stems from how these dogs were bred and for what purpose these dogs were bred. The german shepherd dog is synonymous with intelligence. Almost like a wolf the german shepherd husky mix is one of the most beautiful breed of dog out.
After some time this blue color will fade into a light golden color. ˈdɔʏtʃɐ ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt is a breed of medium to large sized working dog that originated in germany. Either medium or long.
These different types although all of them are still german shepherd dogs can be better suited for different purposes and roles. This dog was ranked third on the list of most intelligent dog according to the american kennel club. German shepherd show and working lines.
If you think this type of german shepherd would suit you best take a look at our german shepherd puppies page and don t hesitate to contact us at any time even if we are out of dogs there are multiple breeders we do recommend as well. The dog in the picture is va1 ober von bad boll schh3 kkl 1. Deutscher schäferhund german pronunciation.
German shepherd dogs are easy to train they are able to understand many simple commands only with five repetitions command. In the english language the breed s officially recognized name is german shepherd dog gsd the breed was officially known as the alsatian wolf dog in the uk from after the first world war until 1977 when. Most of the time a blue german shepherd puppy will keep its blue eye color for much longer than standard german shepherd pups.
German shepherd mixes 4. The german shepherd german. As a versatile utility dog the german shepherd dog breed has several different types that have their own origin history and unique traits.
Each type is valued and respected for what it brings to the breed.