The German Shepherd is the most versatile of all the working breeds. It is respected and admired throughout the world for its versatility, intelligence and loyalty.
Because of its strength, intelligence and abilities in obedience training, it is often employed in police and military roles around the world.
German Shepherds have a domed forehead, a long square-cut muzzle and a black nose. The jaws are strong, with a scissor-like bite. The ears are large and stand erect. The tail is bushy and reaches to the hock
German Shepherds can be a variety of colors, the most common of which are the red, tan, brown, black, tan/black and red/black varieties.
They are very athletic and extremely intelligent. Every German Shepherd is unique and is considered a healthy dog.
It requires regular exercise and training. This breed sheds bits of hair constantly and is a seasonally heavy shedder.
The German Shepherd is a loyal, energetic and fun loving dog which makes it a wonderful family dog and a good guard dog.