German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs

A complete guide to German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs including photos and articles about grooming, training, care tips, exercise needs, male and female German Shepherd Dog dog names, illness and health problems with a definition and description of German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs.

Fast Facts & Guide to German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs

Have a glance at our Fact File and Guide to German Shepherd Puppies and Dogs. Discover some fast facts to gain a really fast overview of the German Shepherd Dog.

German Shepherd Dog Guide and Fact File

Height: Male 24-26 inches / Female 22-24 inches             Weight: 35-40 kg

Size of Dog: The German Shepherd is a large sized dog

Breed Type and Dog Group: The German Shepherd belongs to the Herding Group of Dogs

Country of Origin of the Breed: The German Shepherd originated in Germany

Exercise Needs: The German Shepherd requires high amounts of varied, daily exercise

Coat Type: The German Shepherd has a medium length double coat, the outer coat being harsh

Shedding hairs: The German Shepherd sheds constantly and heavily during seasons

Grooming needs: The grooming needs of the German Shepherd are high

Training a German Shepherd Dog (Trainability): This breed is highly trainable & easy to train

Other Names of German Shepherd Dog: GSD, Alsatian, Deutscher Schaferhund

German Shepherd Lifespan - The German Shepherd lives for approximately 13 years

Number of puppies per litter: The average litter for the German Shepherd is 5-10 puppies

Temperament / Behaviour: Intelligent, Protective, Strong, Fearless, Alert & Observant

We hope that the fast facts and information provided in our German Shepherd Dog puppy and dog fact file and guide will prove a useful overview of this particular breed. Please click one of the links at the top of the page for detailed articles relating to training, pet care, grooming, personality, exercise needs, male and female German Shepherd Dog dog names, illness and health problems.


Summary of German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs

German Shepherd puppies and dogs are both outstanding working dogs and companions. This the world's leading police and military dog as it is highly trainable, very intelligent and extremely protective towards its owners. This breed has a fearless and courageous personality and temperament. They require firm obedience training from an early age and they take the commands of their owners very seriously. This breed of dog is so protective that it would literally give up its own life in order to protect the life of its owner. This is a strong and powerful breed of puppy and dog that is very active and energetic. It is really important that this breed is provided with plenty of daily exercise and varied activity. It enjoys more vigorous exercise such as jogging and would suit somebody that enjoys participating in daily exercise. The grooming needs for this breed are high as its medium coat requires grooming on a daily basis to keep is well maintained.

Choosing German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs as Pets

German Shepherd puppies grow into large sized adult dogs and the above summary will help you to determine whether they are suitable as a family pet. If you are considering whether to buy a German Shepherd Dog puppy, adoption is also an option for this particular type of dog, or even selecting one from a rescue centre, or reputable dog breeder. This is generally a healthy breed, however, please refer to the health issues link above for further information about the conditions and illnesses which are associated with the German Shepherd. It is important for owners to carry out their own checks on the health of their puppy or dog, and to also ensure that it attends regular check ups at the vets, particularly if it is a working dog as it's important to bear in mind that health deterioration may not always be obvious as this dog has high levels of endurance and will often continue to work despite being in pain. The German Shepherd is loyal and makes an excellent family pet if it is given the right training and taught how to socialize well.

German Shepherd Dog Puppies and Dogs

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