| UK KC Classification
| Country of Origin
| Date of Origin
||55 - 66 cm (22 - 26 inches)
||34 - 43 Kgs (75 - 95 lbs)
| Life Expectancy
||12 - 13 Yrs
German Shepherd Dogs have a muscular, powerful build. They have a thick undercoat and their outer coat consists of straight, hard, close lying hair. They are usually black and tan in colour but they can also be a variety of other colours.
German Shepherd Dogs are loyal, self-assured and courageous.
If you are considering a German Shepherd Dog as a pet, consider the following points:
They are suitable for urban living
They thrive in cold climates
They are happy to live and sleep outdoors
They are easy to obedience train
They require a lot of physical exercise
They usually make good watch dogs
German Shepherd Dogs are also known as:
German Shepherd Dogs are often used in police forces and in military roles around the world.