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.
DID YOU KNOW? President John F. Kennedy owned a German Shepherd Dog called “Clipper.” In 1928, a German Shepherd Dog called “Buddy” was trained as the first guide dog in the U.S. A German Shepherd Dog named “Rin Tin Tin” starred in 26 Warner Bros.’ films during the 1920s and 1930s, gaining worldwide fame and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
ALSO KNOWN AS: Alsatian, Alsatian Wolf Dog, Berger Allemand, Deutscher Schäferhund, German Shepherd, Schäferhund