All german shepherd dog found here are from akc registered parents. Do not breed a dog with any major health issues.
Both types have a double layered coat a softer and thicker undercoat and a coarser outer layer of guard hair.
Puppy german shepherd dog breeds. Akc actively advocates for responsible dog ownership and is dedicated to. Deutscher schäferhund german pronunciation. Many health problems in german shepherd dogs are genetic and can be passed down through careless breeding.
Like their cousin the gsd shiloh shepherds were originally bred for herding sheep. 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. Combine all this with their affectionate personality and you have the ultimate german dog for owners with active lifestyles.
It is also known as a one man breed for its tendency to display serious loyalty and fidelity. The two distinct types we mentioned in the introduction are defined by the length of their coat. Only breed your german shepherd to an acceptable male.
Dogs of different breeds and sizes mature at different ages and while one year of age is commonly considered the end of puppyhood in general a german shepherd dog may not reach an adult level of. Find german shepherd dog puppies and breeders in your area and helpful german shepherd dog information. Today they are one of the most popular dogs in america.
Believed to have been developed from a german shepherd and alaskan malamute the shiloh is a high energy dog with a work ethic that few shepherd dogs can match. In 1999 german shepherd dogs were third on the american kennel club s list of the top 50 breeds. German shepherds were originally bred as herding dogs and they job was to guard large flocks but the demand for herding dogs decreased over time which is when max von stephanitz stepped in to promote the breed s other skills while at the same time honing specific traits namely a dog s stamina strength speed intelligence eagerness to.
The akc is the recognized and trusted expert in breed health and training information for dogs. ˈdɔʏtʃɐ ˈʃɛːfɐˌhʊnt is a breed of medium to large sized working dog that originated in germany. The german shepherd german.
The german shepherd dog is a herding breed known for its courage loyalty and guarding instincts. Choosing a stud dog without proper work and research can result in a disappointing litter. Either medium or long.
The german shepherd dog gsd is the officially recognized name for this purebred breed. The first guide dogs were german shepherd dogs. This german dog breed is one of the most versatile dog to hail from deutschland the german shorthaired pointer is often featured in k 9 units but are also acclaimed sporting dogs they hunt all types of game especially birds and can even retrieve on land or water.
The german shepherd dog does not give affection lightly and is known for his dignity and stature.