The German Shepherd Dog is the world’s best police, military and guard dog and is one of America’s most popular breeds. He originated in Karlsruhe, Germany in 1899 as a mix of old farm and herding dogs. He was the dog used in the old TV show Rin Tin Tin which improved his popularity immensely.
He’s an excellent show dog, guard dog and a loyal pet for families. He has a muscular body and a fearless nature. He’s fun-loving and full of energy. He can be almost any colour but the most common colours are tan and black. He does need regular grooming and exercise. The German Shepherd Dog comes in two coats: the normal coat and the Long Stock Coat variety. This canine is 22 – 26 inches high.