German Shepherd dogs Breed Profile
Country of Origin: Germany
First Registered: 1908
Height: 22 - 26 inches
Weight: 75 - 95 lbs.
Colors: Solid black, gray, tan, gold
Coat Type: Length is medium, straight and hard and close lying with a dense undercoat
Health Concerns: Usually hardy. Has potential to have hip dysplasia (abnormal development of hip joints), skin disease, bloat, congenital heart disease, Von Willebrand's disease, nervous condition and panosteitis (an inflammation of long bones in the legs.)
Temperament: Intelligent, responsive, solid temperament, consistent behavior.
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