The German Shepherd Dog is loyal, protective, and intelligent.

Vital Stats

Height: 22 to 26 inches at shoulder
Weight: 75 to 95 pounds
Coat: medium-length and dense
Life span: 10 to 14 years

Summary
The German Shepherd Dog is one of America’s most popular breeds–for good reason. He’s an intelligent and capable working dog. His devotion and courage are unmatched.

And he’s amazingly versatile, excelling at most anything he’s trained to do: guide and assistance work for the handicapped, police and military service, herding, search and rescue, drug detection, competitive obedience and, last but not least, faithful companion.

Full German Shepherd Dog profile on DogTime.com

Intelligence:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Mouthiness:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Ease of training:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Sensitivity:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Vigor:
5 out of 5 stars (5.0 / 5)
Playfulness:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Amount of shedding:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Cold tolerance:
4 out of 5 stars (4.0 / 5)
Potential for weight gain:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Easy to groom:
3 out of 5 stars (3.0 / 5)
Friendly toward strangers:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Wanderlust:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Dog friendly:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Apartment appropriate:
2 out of 5 stars (2.0 / 5)
Average:
3.6 out of 5 stars (3.6 / 5)