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German Shepherds for Adoption
Breed Group: Herding Height: 22-26 inches at the shoulder Weight: 50-90 pounds Life Span: 10-13 years
Originating in Germany is today’s well-loved and adored German Shepherd. They are an absolute favorite among both families with young children as well as persons leading active lives. German Shepherds began as work dogs and today they’ll love you a ton when you give them a job to do. In addition, these head-turning canines are courageous, highly versatile and easily trainable. They can make their dwelling nearly anywhere provided they’re given sufficient exercise. Plus, they live determined to protect and are among America’s most popular doggos.
German Shepherd pros: German Shepherds demand large doses of frequent exercise. Unless you’re prepared for an active lifestyle alongside these beauts, you may as well continue your canine search.
German Shepherd cons: If a doggo can do it, the German Shepherd probably has. German Shepherds are brilliant, athletic, protective and the perfect companion for an active lifestyle.
- A German Shepherd’s coat comes in a variety of colors although tan and black remain the most common.
- German Shepherds refuse to appear nervous, shy or aggrieve and is the exact opposite of a couch potato.
- Although first developed with the intent of herding sheep, German Shepherds were soon popular as working dogs.
Welcome home a doggo from the list below and enjoy saving two lives, both the life of the dog you adopt, plus the room it opens for another dog to enjoy a shelter or rescue.
Learn more about the German Shepherd breed here.