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German Shepherd (Alsatian) Dogs and puppies are available on sale in India. Adopt German shepherd dogs and puppies from petsworld.
German shepherds are so adaptable and intelligent that they have performed just about every job known to dogs. From his striking size to his straight ears and dark eyes, this breed of dogs has achieved a legendary status as an ideal canine. Owing to their remarkable intelligence, these dogs can perform plethora of works, such as leading the blind, detecting illicit drugs, bringing down fleeing criminals and serving in the armed forces. These loyal, energetic, and devoted canines have become quite popular among pet lovers all over the world.
German Shepherds have made their name for themselves as guide and assistance dog, police and military dog, detector dog, and search and rescue dog. Further, they have excelled in almost every canine sport, including obedience, agility, tracking, rally, and of course herding. All these notable features of these dogs have increased their demand. These dogs can easily be purchased form pet breeders in Delhi/NCR and their price range is from INR 10000 to INR 70000. You should always buy German shepherd from the certified pet breeders and not from pet shops or puppy mills. Always see the health certificate of their parents to minimize chances of any genetic disorder.
German shepherd dog breed information
|Breed Name||German Shepherd|
|Other Names||Alsatian, Berger Allemand , Deutscher Schäferhund ,GSD , Schäferhund|
|Breed group||Herding dog breeds (AKC)|
|Height||Male: 24–26 inches (60–65 cm)Female: 22–24 inches (55–60 cm)|
|Weight||Male: 22–40 kgFemale: 22–40 kg|
|Temperament||Gentle, Intelligent, Good-tempered, Kind, Outgoing, Agile|
|What to Feed||Recommended daily amount is 3 to 4 cups nutritious dry food per day, divided into two meals.|
|Shedding||Constant and Seasonal Shedding|
|Litter size||4-9 puppies|
|Friendliness||Good with Kids and other animals|
|Breed Group||Herding dog breeds (AKC)|
|Coat Colors||Most commonly tan with black saddle|
|Health Concern||Major Concerns– Canine Hip Dysplasia (CHD), Elbow Dysplasia|
|Minor Concerns– Cardiomyopathy, Cataracts, Cauda Equina, Gastric Torsion, Malignant Neoplasms, Pannus, and Panosteitis|
|Occasionally Seen– Pancreatic Insufficiency|
|Suggested Tests– Blood, Elbow, Eye, Hip|
|Space Requirements||Apartment is sufficient|
|Trainability||Easy to train dogs thanks to their high intelligence level|
|Energy Level||Very active dogs and they need daily exercise to burn their excessive energy|
|Grooming||These dogs shed frequently, so be prepared to vacuum often. Brushing can reduce shedding and make their coat shinier|
|Exercise needs||More than 2 hours per day|
|Bred for||Herding, Guard dog|
|Club recognition||AKC Classification: HerdingUKC Classification: Herding Dog|
|Breed Overview||Low Maintenance, Constant and Seasonal Shedding, Easy Training, Great Watchdog Ability, Low Adaptability, Very Active, Good with Kids|
|Notable Features||Upright ears (naturally)|
|Similar Dogs||Boxer, Rottweiler, Great Dane, Mastiff, Bull Terrier|
German shepherd dogs were originated in 1899 in Karlsruhe, Germany. They were developed primarily by a cavalry officer Max Stephanitz who created this breed from a diverse combination of farming and sheepherding dogs for the purpose of herding sheep. German Shepherds soon became quite popular as a working dog.
German shepherd dog’s heroism and bravery was recognized as a Red Cross dog during World War I. Its obedience, strength, and ability to be easily trained made this breed ideal for a number of roles including military and police work as well as rescue and search operations. The breed is also the star in 24 films and Rin Tin Tin is one of them.
Grooming and care:
German Shepherd Dogs have thick, medium-length double coat which sheds, a lot. Therefore, these dogs must be brushed and bathed frequently, especially in spring and fall. If you are considering German shepherd, purchase a heavy-duty vacuum cleaner. Brush your dog everyday to ensure its oral hygiene. Give your German shepherd 3 to 4 cups nutritious dry food per day and this should be divided into two meals.