Good German shepherds
which can be trained for police work are now changing hands at pounds 1,200 each, and that puts a strain on force budgets.
The AKC today also announced its nationwide rankings which places Miami's favorite breed, the German Shepherd
Dog, at number two.
The charges include causing unnecessary suffering to horses by failing to provide proper shelter or food, causing suffering to the two dogs kept in the Mercedes, keeping a stallion and mare together in a confined space and failing to call a vet to examine another German Shepherd
with a severe ear infection.
The force is always on the lookout for unwanted German shepherds
or springer spaniels to train as police dogs.
That dog was a cross between a German shepherd
and a Rottweiler, and Mr Fradsham said he would prefer the two dogs now urgently required by North Wales Police to be thoroughbreds.
It would be best if she went to owners who have kept German Shepherds
in the past.
The German Shepherd
is bred mainly to be a guard dog and this and its other traits are genetically determined.
Cadet Corporal Sasha Dowdall with RAF police dog Bow and (below) with the large German shepherd
'hanging off her arm'.
Her German shepherd
, Nikko, who died nearly 18 months ago, found the body of one of the three victims murdered by a motel handyman in Yosemite in 1999.
They're the first German Shepherd
pups from a new special breeding policy by the Strathclyde force.
Logan, a black German shepherd
, was found muzzled and tied to a post outside the RSPCA centre in Coundon Wedge Drive, Allesley.
The future of Saxon, a five-year-old German Shepherd
, looked bleak when his owners, Gwent Police, withdrew his licence for service earlier this year on the grounds that he was unsafe to work with.