Family: livestock, herding
Area of origin: Germany
Original function: sheep herding, guarding, police dog
Average size of male: Ht: 24-26, Wt: 75-95
Average size of female: Ht: 22-24, Wt: 75-95
Other names: Alsatian, Deutscher schaferhund
German Shepherd Dog Dog Temperament
Among the most intelligent of breeds, the German Shepherd Dog is so intent on his mission whatever that may be and he is virtually unsurpassed in working versatility. He is utterly devoted and faithful. He is usually good with other pets.