German shepherd dog

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German shepherd dog

a large muscular dog with medium length, double coat of tan and black, erect ears and bushy tail. The breed has been used widely as a working dog in police and military activities and as a guide dog for the blind. It is predisposed to epilepsy, giant axonal neuropathy, pituitary dwarfism, hip dysplasia, pyoderma, anal furunculosis, pancreatic insufficiency, pannus, persistent right aortic arch, subaortic stenosis, eosinophilic myositis and von Willebrand's disease. Called also Alsatian.
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We are moving from the German Shepherd dogs to the Belgian Shepherd dogs as they have proven to be far more suitable for our purposes.
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The force needs more German Shepherd dogs and has appealed for people to donate them.
My husband bought me my two German shepherd dogs Sabre and Major when we purchased our first house.
Labs, Goldens and German Shepherd Dogs occupy the top three spots in Charlotte so despite a strong nationwide trend toward smaller dogs, local residents still seem to love their big dogs," says AKC spokesperson Lisa Peterson.
WARWICKSHIRE police dog section is currently looking for young German shepherd dogs to train as police dogs.

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