German Shepherd Dog

  • Size

  • Height

    Males – 24 to 26 inches at the shoulders, Females – 22 to 24 inches at the shoulders
  • Weight

    Males – 75 to 79 pounds, Females – 66 to 75 pounds
  • Coat

  • Color

    Most colors and color combinations
  • Energy

  • Activities

    Agility, Conformation, Herding, Obedience, Rally, Tracking
  • Indoor/Outdoor


Hailed as the world’s leading military, police and guard dog, the German Shepherd Dog was first bred in 1899. This German breed is distinguished by his loyalty, courage and easy trainability. He is a loving, loyal, even-tempered family companion and is fond of children. An energetic working breed, the German Shepherd Dog requires regular exercise and grooming.

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