Appearance: 21-26" (55-66 cm) 48-88 lb (22-40 kg) Medium-length; dense harsh outercoat. Thick undercoat. May have ruff. Most colours accepted except white. White German Shepherds do exist, but are undesirable. Some breeders select for white shepherds and promote them as a separate breed.
Intelligent and poised, the German Shepherd Dog is prized for his quick-thinking, brave and observant nature. He is easy to train, and loves to work. To stay happy, he needs regular exercise for both mind and body. German Shepherds make great family dogs, and do well with children.
One of the world’s best known breeds, the German Shepherd Dog was created by Rittmeister Max von Stephanitz. In the 1890s, von Stephanitz sought to create a superb German herding dog. He selected the best dogs from local farm stock, and the result was the German Shepherd. When the need for herding dogs decreased, von Stephanitz continued promoting his breed by encouraging the military and police to use them. They did so well that 48,000 German Shepherds were enlisted in the German Army during World War I. The German Shepherd’s intelligence and versatility have kept him popular, despite the boycotting of German breeds during the First and Second World Wars. He now is used for many purposes including police work, search and rescue, scent discrimination, guide and assistance duties and military work. He is also a prized companion dog.
German Shepherd Dog Breeders:
Guardian Angels Shepherds Reg’d
Breeding for health & temperament. All European working lines with no American show lines. German Shepherds the way they used to be! Three generations on site. Specializing in strong, sound and courageous partners! Bowden, AB T0M 0K0. (See our advertisement in the Breeder Spotlight.)
MottoPride Shepherds Reg’d
We offer oversized Shepherds that are intelligent, smart, loyal loving companions. All pups come with a health guarantee. All breeding stock OFA’d. We live on 80 acres of grass and bush for exercising and training. Climate controlled kennel with large outdoor grass runs. We raise confident, happy, healthy, socialized puppies. Parkland City, AB.
Winning Ways German Shepherd Dogs
Gorgeous, mentally and physically sound German Shepherd Dogs. OFA hips and elbows, genetically lab tested for DM and all GSD diseases for which testing is currently available. All our puppies and dogs are fed a raw natural diet for glistening coats and gleaming teeth. We carefully select West German Show lines and DDR working lines that have sound, family-friendly temperaments, proven producers of mentally and physically sound parents. All puppies temperament tested and carefully socialized with children, dogs, cats; mom’s teach how to use their dog door and potty outside; I teach them that meals only appear when they are sitting calmly and politely waiting. Five-year nose-to-tail guarantee, lifetime support. Over 30 years in the same location. 568 Old Goulais Bay Rd, Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6A 0B5.
Quality home raised puppies from sound, health champion & obedience OFA certified clear stock. Our dogs do well in Obedience & Shows, but most of all, are loving family companions. 8676 Hwy 9, Tottenham, ON L0G 1W0.
Excellent temperament with high drive and happy disposition living on our forested 60 acre estate. Our dogs are from Germany’s top world famous bloodlines. Zamp, Farbenspiel, 14 generations of Trienzbachtal bloodlines and many more. All of our dogs are Canadian Champions. Our puppies are outstanding. Born and raised in our home puppy nursery. Puppy inquiries welcome. Barrie, ON. Young dogs and trained adults from Germany available occasionally.
Committed to Canine, Lucescu Reg’d.
100 % European Lines. Health Guaranteed. Puppies and adults for family companions, police and competition.
Phone: (905) 386-6993
Deep Hollow Kennels
Deep Hollow Kennels breeds for confident, intelligent, loyal working German Shepherds. Suitable for sport or as a family pet. Puppies, occasional adults, and stud service available. Port Colborne, Ontario., Like us on Facebook!
Proudly continues to produce your canine companions, your protectors and many successful show dogs. We take great care to offer you healthy, happy puppies with beautiful structure and promising trainability. With over 30 years of Shepherd breeding. We appreciate our many contacts and friendships with wonderful people and their dogs. RR 3, Markdale, ON N0C 1H0. (See our Breed Ambassador Advertisement above)
Bred for soundness, loyalty, athleticism and intelligence. Home raised puppies are good with children and make excellent companions. They do well in obedience, tracking and protection work. All breeding stock is health checked working or VA lines from Germany. Guarantee provided. Stud service and custom importing available. Saskatoon, SK.